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

A highly successful Singapore Yacht Show 2014
Singapore Yacht Show 2014 @Michael Denker @YachtsXL
The recently concluded Singapore Yacht Show 2014 was a huge success, attended by around 14,000 public and trade visitors from all over Asia. A total number of 96 watercraft was displayed, including jet skis and tenders, as well as luxury motorboats and elegant super yachts.
New exclusive dealer for Azimut Yachts in Indonesia
Luxury charter yacht ITACA CLUB built by Azimut Yachts
Led by Mr. Hengky Setiawan, owner of the biggest telecommunications company in Indonesia, H Marine International - Indonesian tycoon’s group - has become an exclusive dealer for Azimut Yachts in Indonesia.
Azimut Yachts to present motor yacht Azimut 86S at Antibes Yacht Show
Luxury superyacht Azimut 86S by Azimut Yachts
This month's Antibes Yacht Show will feature the superb motor yacht Azimut 86S by Azimut Yachts. The vessel offers elegant and comfortable accommodation to up to 8 guests in 4 cabins.
Horizon invests in first private luxury yacht marina in Taiwan
Horizon City Marina
The prestigious Taiwan-based luxury yacht manufacturer, Horizon Group, has invested in the first luxury yacht marina in Taiwan - 'Horizon City Marina', set to be officially opened during the next month's Taiwan International Boat Show.
Les Voiles de St Barth 2014: Day 2
Hap Fauth helms his 'Bella Mente' upwind in light air during the second day of racing at Les Voiles de St. Barth - Image credit to Les Voiles de St Barth AMORY ROSS
Day 2 of the Les Voiles de St Barth 2014 was marked by challenging conditions, caused by more breeze, coming in steady line of squalls, moving south to north across the island.
Entries for Panerai British Classic Week 2014 now open
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Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Panerai British Classic Week, running from July 12 to 19. An entry of more than 70 boats is expected this year, including the all-new sailing yacht Spirit 74.

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

New motor yacht Azimut Grande 95RPH launched by Azimut Yachts
Launch of Azimut Grande 95RPH Yacht
The all-new Azimut Grande 95RPH superyacht has been successfully launched by Azimut Yachts. She has been designed by Stefano Righini, with interior design by Studio Salvagni Architetti.
Second RP110 motor yacht CARNIVAL LIBERTY 3 launched by Horizon
First Horizon RP110 superyacht Andrea VI - a sister ship to Carnival Liberty 3 Yacht
Horizon Yachts has successfully launched the all-new RP110 superyacht CARNIVAL LIBERTY 3 - a sister ship to Andrea VI yacht. She will make her debut at the next month's Taiwan International Boat Show.
Heesen Yachts announces launch of MONACO WOLF Yacht
Luxury motor yacht MONACO WOLF (YN16650) by Heesen Yachts - Image credit to Dick Holthuis Photography
The launch of the brand new superyacht MONACO WOLF (YN 16650) has been proudly announced by the premier Dutch shipyard, Heesen Yachts. She is due to be delivered at the end of May 2014.
New 43m Granturismo motor yacht PHILMI launched by ISA Yachts
43m Granturismo superyacht PHILMI by ISA Yachts at launch
Ancona-based ISA Yachts has successfully launched their all-new 43m Granturismo superyacht PHILMI, beautifully designed by Andrea Vallicelli. She is due to be delivered in June 2014
Launch of 50m Heesen motor yacht MONACO WOLF (Project AZURO, YN 16650)
50m superyacht MONACO WOLF (Project Azuro, YN 16650) by Heesen Yachts
Heesen Yachts has recently launched the brand new 50m superyacht MONACO WOLF (Project AZURO, YN 16650), beautifully penned by Frank Laupman from Omega Architects. She is due to be delivered at the end of next month.
Recently launched 45m Holland Jachtbouw HEUREKA Yacht
45m Holland Jachtbouw superyacht Heureka at launch
Holland Jachtbouw has proudly announced the launch of the 45m Bill Dixon-designed superyacht Heureka (ex Y3 or YIII). She will soon undergo her first sea trials, before cruising the waters of the Mediterranean yacht charter destinations.
Launch of Fitzroy sailing yacht ESCAPADE (FY17)
Luxury sailing yacht Escapade (Project FY17) by Fitzroy Yachts
The brand new 37,5m superyacht Escapade (FY17) was launched by Fitzroy Yachts on Saturday, April 12, 2014, marking the end of operations at the New Plymouth yard.
New 45m sailing yacht HEUREKA (ex YIII or Y3) launched by Holland Jachtbouw
Rendering of the 45m Holland Jachtbouw superyacht Heureka (ex Y3) designed by Dixon
Holland Jachtbouw has recently launched the new 45m superyacht Heureka (ex YIII or Y3). Beautifully penned by bespoke Dixon Yacht Design, she is currently undergoing sail fitting and sea trials.

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Yacht Design News

Keel laying ceremony for 63m Hakvoort mega yacht Project ZEUS (YN249)
Rendering of the 63m superyacht Project ZEUS (YN249) by Hakvoort
The keel of the largest Hakvoort superyacht to date, the 63-metre mega yacht Project Zeus (YN249), was successfully laid last month. This impressive vessel has been beautifully designed by Rene van der Velden.
New 120m mega yacht MAZU concept by Matthew Trustam Design
New 120m superyacht MAZU concept by Matthew Trustam Design
UK-based Matthew Trustam Design has proudly presented its 120-metre superyacht MAZU concept, which has been developed purely as a concept to investigate the styling parameters of an ‘explorer’ type yacht.
Sedlmayer Associates introduce 52m sailing catamaran SPECTRUM 52 design
52m superyacht SPECTRUM 52 introduced by Albert Sedlmayer
Seasoned-naval architect, Albert Sedlmayer, has formed a standalone company, and is also of?cially launching the 52m superyacht SPECTRUM 52 design to market. The SPECTRUM 52 will be the largest sailing catamaran in the world, when built.
Interior rendering of 55m FEBO yacht concept by Zuccon SuperYacht Design
Luxury motor yacht FEBO concept by Zuccon SuperYacht Design
The interior rendering of the latest 55m ZSYD 55 super yacht FEBO concept has been released by Zuccon SuperYacht Design. This innovative yet timeless design represents the perfect balance between form and functionality.
Sunreef Yachts attending China (Shanghai) International Boat Show 2014
Sunreef Yachts attending the China (Shanghai) International Boat Show 2014
The premier Polish catamaran builder, Sunreef Yachts, is currently attending the 2014 China (Shanghai) International Boat Show, presenting its new concepts – 210 Power Trimaran superyacht, Sunreef 165 Ultimate yacht, as well as 90 Sunreef Power yacht. The event will last until Sunday, April 13.
New order for third Truly Classic 90 Yacht announced by Claasen
Third Truly Classic 90 Yacht under construction at Claasen
Classen Shipyards is currently proceeding with construction of its third Truly Classic 90 yacht, destined for an American Owner. A sister ship to charter yacht Kealoha and charter yacht Atalante, she is due to be launched in Spring 2016.
New Numarine 70HT motor yacht ‘Magneto’ introduced by Numarine
New Numarine 70HT luxury yacht Magneto
The new Numarine 70HT luxury yacht 'Magneto' has been unveiled by the Turkish shipyard, Numarine. She has been beautifully designed by Can Yalman, in partnership with Tony Castro.