Superyacht News Summary

This page is a summary of the very latest worldwide superyacht news as reported from the luxury private yacht industry. See below for the brief snippets of the constantly updated yachting news stories.

Yachting news which is focused primarily on superyachts (mega yachts) and the larger private luxury yacht industry is proliferating worldwide as more people are become interested about the luxury yachting industry. Yachting has been growing steadily over the last decade and the luxury end of that industry has been growing at an even faster rate. CharterWorld is now providing a yachting news section of the website where visitors can read all about the latest superyacht news stories which are updated many times a day.

This section is essentially a summary of all the luxury yacht charter and super yacht news of the world. We provide it so that you are able to see the latest yachting developments and yacht news as it comes to light. At CharterWorld we also like to keep abreast of what is happening in the yachting world, so that we are able to advise charterers on the latest and best types of charter yachts which available around the world.

The CharterWorld yachting news section is also useful from a purely interest point, for anyone who likes to see how this industry is evolving and what new yacht designs, yacht launches and yachting companies are making the news. We also cover yachting and yacht charter locations, so that the latest info is available as to marina and cruising destinations and related shore based industries.

This section is a great resource filled with yachting articles, superyacht reviews, new yacht designs, ideas and concepts, and large colourful boating images and yachting photography. You can browse the latest news links on the side column or the various main categories, as well as the subject tag links. There are also yacht videos of interesting or new luxury yachts and charter news about yachts new to the charter market or interesting new charter cruising locations around the world as well as updates on interesting yacht voyages.

Another area is news on yacht equipment, water toys, tenders and other gadgets which are peripheral to yachting but are used extensively on superyachts. Marine electronics, engineering, communications and superyacht entertainment systems also creates an endless list of new technological news and developments that are covered here as they come in.

The news section also covers news on the sailing superyacht regattas and sailing sports events thought the year and around the world. There are also boats shows and general yachting industry news articles and various other types of marine news from around the world. If your yacht or yachting company would like to share its news or if you have any further questions about the news section or its content please contact us.

Here is a summary of the latest worldwide superyacht news:

Latest Yachting News Summary

Top 10 Best Aft Decks on Luxury Yachts
Maryah
Aft decks are a critical component on yacht design. They are the interface between yacht and ocean lifestyle, but what exactly makes for a great aft deck on a superyacht?
THE AUDI Hamilton Island Race Week Mid-Week Weekend
Sailing - Audi Hamilton Island Race week 2016
News from Hamilton Island, Australia: Layday came early for the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleet despite best efforts by the race committee to get some divisions racing out on the Eastern course area, in the Turtle Bay vicinity. That fleet of cruisers and cruising multihulls waited patiently offshore for close to four hours, filling...
?PENDENNIS SEND WORD: REFIT OF M.Y. CONSTANCE COMPLETE

Constance
PR: Pendennis Shipyard has just completed an extensive 17-month refit of the 46.33m motor yacht Constance, which was originally built by Feadship as Paminusch in 1986. Arriving initially in Falmouth as Jana, she was delivered by cargo ship in December 2014, and entered into the 90m Hall 1 at Pendennis in March 2015 following refit...
How To Pick The Best Yacht Charter Boat
Superyacht Crew
What questions do you need to ask of your broker to find the best charter yacht for you?
Gallery Of The Images Published in July
 
Sailing yacht Jupiter available for New England charter
Sailing yacht JUPITER - Main salon and dining area
Turn heads this summer as you sail along in comfort and style aboard 30.5m/100ft sailing yacht JUPITER. Built in 1989 by Cantieri Navali Lavagna, her refit in 2013 updated her appearance and modernised her equipment for the height of convenience. The interior layout provides a salon area consisting of a generous sofa perfect for lounging...
The upcoming 46th Newport International Boat Show
The 2016 Newport International Boat Show will take place September 15-18.
It’s only one month before the start of the Newport International Boat Show, where visitors of all experience levels can listen in on seminars from trusted industry names and have lessons in powerboating, sailing and much more. The largest event of its kind in the region, the New England based event attracts an international audience and...
The Safest Place to Charter a Private Luxury Yacht
Want to know the safest locations in the world to charter a yacht for your holiday? Here is a considered article on the current top 10.
Cowes Race Week: The final results
The final results are in after an electric bout of competitive racing as the winning crews from Day 7 vied to hold their positions. In the Daring class, only two points separated the top three competitors while the Dragon and Sonar classes saw strong rivalry for podium positions. Learn more about the crews and the...
Cowes Race Week: Day 7
The penultimate race day at Cowes Week has whittled down the candidates for podium positions, with the Squib class leader already assured first place. Racing concluded for four of the classes in the White Group, with the remainder racing with the Black Group on Day 8. The following is a press release from Aberdeen Asset...

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

Yacht Sexy Fish Launched by Tansu
Yacht Sexy Fish by Tansu - Photo Credit Ercan Koca
Tansu Yachts, the award winning Turkish yacht builder are proud to announce the successful launch of their 39.3m semi displacement superyacht Sexy Fish – previously Cutlass. Motor yacht Sexy Fish is the sixth hull launched of the ‘Mothership’ series that includes award winner yachts such as 36.4m Nomade. Some highlights of Sexy Fish include the...
Luxury expedition catamaran Open Ocean launched
Luxury expedition catamaran OPEN OCEAN
The largest ever power catamaran ever launched in South Africa, 25m/82ft OPEN OCEAN is stocked full of features both in terms of entertainment and design. Built for transatlantic journeys, OPEN OCEAN brings together exceptional beauty and engineering. The following is a press release from Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing and Du Toit Yacht Design. Press Release Two...
Exciting 33m Sailing Yacht MISSY Launched by Vitters
Vitters have sent word that their impressive 33 metre sailing superyacht ‘MISSY’ has now been successfully launched. MISSY has a wonderful swept back glass deck house giving a clean ultra modern twist to the traditional mono hull sailing yacht design. The yacht is also interesting in that it is a collaboration from different specialist yachting...
Some Latest Interesting Superyacht Launches This Year.
Benetti Mediterraneo
This year has been a bumper year for interesting new yacht launches. Yacht design has evolved significantly of late and the result is now being seen on the water with some amazing yachts to be launches this year. Here are the actual launches so far. Yacht launches…perhaps one of the most exciting events when you...
Motor yacht Gipsy launched by Otam
Motor yacht GIPSY launched by Otam
Yacht building company Otam has launched 35m motor yacht GIPSY, a hull based on based on the OTAM SD35 range. Offering buyers the ability to customise the OTAM SD35 layout and appearance inside and, to an extent, the exterior also, the yacht combines versatility with space and style that reflects the owner’s personality. The following...
AMELS is on the up and up – launch of massive 83-metre yacht HERE COMES THE SUN
Motor Yacht HERE-COMES-THE-SUN
The Dutch yacht builder Amels are definitely moving ahead with their biggest boat ever. They have sent word that on the 30th of June 85m motor yacht ‘HERE COMES THE SUN’ was launched; the largest AMELS superyacht so far. P/R: On 30 June the largest AMELS superyacht to date emerged at the Dutch luxury yacht...
Christensen shipyard launches 50m Chasseur
50m Motor yacht CHASSEUR
After launching 50m superyacht SILVER LINING less than a week ago, Christensen has launched a second luxury yacht from its shipyard: 50m CHASSEUR. This feat was accomplished using a unique in-house built pulley system. A 130,000 pound steel cradle was turned into ‘a safe and reliable mini-dry dock launcher’ to overcome the issue of low...
New 50m superyacht Euphoria launched
Luxury yacht EUPHORIA - Mayra yachts
Turkish builder Mayra yachts has launched 50m/164ft luxury yacht EUPHORIA. Created by renowned Ken Freivokh Design, EUPHORIA is a four deck superyacht that proudly uses state of the art glass technology to create panoramic views on multiple decks. Able to withstand severe weather, the glazed bulwarks further open up the vessel to the seascape.  Her...
P/R: Christensen Shipyards launches 50m superyacht Silver Lining
50m luxury yacht SILVER LINING. Photo © Stephen Cridland
On the morning of the summer solstice, Christensen Shipyards launched 50m luxury yacht SILVER LINING into the waters of Vancouver. SILVER LINING is the first of two yachts from the shipyard that will be available for viewing at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Her sister, CHASSEUR, will be completed later this week. The following is...
50m superyacht Ipanema launched by Mondomarine
IPANEMA launched in June 2016
Mondomarine has recently launched the Savona shipyard’s 64th project: 50m luxury yacht IPANEMA, designed by Hot Lab in Milan. Her intense and contemporary hull colour was chosen by her owner and coupled with her angular shape and sleek curves, IPANEMA will find herself in the spotlight at any marina. Built entirely from aluminium, IPANEMA is...

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Yacht Design News

Top 10 Best Aft Decks on Luxury Yachts
Maryah
Aft decks are a critical component on yacht design. They are the interface between yacht and ocean lifestyle, but what exactly makes for a great aft deck on a superyacht?
Amazing Glass Yacht the 110m HALYCON by New York Designer
The American based GILL SCHMID DESIGN of New York has released details of their incredible new superyacht design which features extensive and innovative use of glass, a product perhaps not traditionally associated with boats, til now. Not to finish there, the yacht design called HALYCON 110 metre also features a floating waterfall. PR: The 110m...
Captivating Concept Superyachts for 2016
Moonstone designed by Van Geest Design
From submarine superyachts to massive floating pyramids, yacht design has come a long way in a short space of time. Many designers have created on paper farfetched and futuristic looking superyachts although not many up to now, have actually been manufactured. Your imagination can run riot when you read more about the top captivating concept...
The Hottest Helicopter Decks on Private Yachts
Stella Maris VSY -2012
A Helicopter deck on a private yacht can be a thing of beauty. The best designers incorporate them integrally into the yacht’s theme. Additionally, many of them have a dual purpose or even more than two uses. Some double as a disco dance floor and others become a golf tee, outside move theater or an...
Heysea Yachts reveals latest 47m hull design
  Established in 2007, Heysea is the leading manufacturer of luxury yachts in China. Its design and development team has more than two decades in the industry and over 400 experienced builders and technicians. The Heysea Yachts shipyard based in Guangdong, China has recently unveiled its new 47 meter superyacht design: Heysea 152. Initially designed for...
ISS celebrates innovative builders with new award
The International Superyacht Society has created an award to recognise and celebrate the innovation and achievement of luxury yacht designers and builders that adhere to the Passenger Yacht Code. “The purpose of the 13-36 Passenger Yacht Code (PYC)… is to provide design criteria, construction standards and other safety measures for yachts carrying 13 to 36 passengers...
P/R: Winners announced for Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards
As electric and hybrid technology has become more efficient, a greater number of luxury yacht builders are implementing such systems in their builds. 84m/274ft SAVANNAH from Feadship in 2015 was the first luxury motor yacht to incorporate hybrid technology: the first hybrid sailing yacht was Royal Huisman’s ETHEREAL in 2008. To celebrate the innovation and achievement...