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

Exotic & Rare MYANMAR Luxury Yacht Charter Opportunity
Dunia Baru in Myanmar aerial
PR: This December, traditional luxury sailing yacht Dunia Baru will be making her second trip from her home cruising grounds of Indonesia to the archipelagos of Myanmar (Burma). Having first visited in March earlier this year, feedback from owners and charter guests was such that a return trip to spend more time in this fascinating...
Sailing yacht Kokomo available for immediate charter
Take to the seas in timeless style aboard 58.4m/192ft sailing yacht KOKOMO. Custom built in 2010 by Alloy Yachts, Dubois produced luxury yacht KOKOMO’s external styling and engineering while her interior was the work of Redman Whitely Dixon.   Winner and finalist in a number of awards categories in 2010 and 2011, sailing yacht KOKOMO...
Video: 20,000 oysters to regenerate the Solent
Continual efforts are made each year to restore and regenerate marine environments across the globe, and although not all conservation projects receive the attention of exotic destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, each plays a vital role in maintaining the oceans. The Solent is the strait between England and the Isle of Wight and...
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...
8 mistakes to avoid at AAM Cowes Race Week
As one of the most inclusive regattas in the world, Cowes Race Week (6-13 August) can attract nearly a thousand yachts each year. When casual sailors compete with world champions, mistakes and accidents are bound to happen, and below is a list of the 8 most common mistakes to avoid. The following is a press...
Bilgin is Happy to Announce Delivery of Yacht GIAOLA-LU
Bilgin Team is proud to announce that yacht Giaola-Lu was delivered to her owner last week after all intensive arrangements and sea trials had been completed. GIAOLA-LU, a BILGIN 155 superyacht, was tailored to the Mexican client’s specifications by Bilgin’s design team in conjunction with Unique Yacht Design and H2. PR: BILGIN 155 was delivered...

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

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...

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Yacht Design News

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...
New 70m superyacht design from Adam Voorhees
Adam Voorhees new sailing yacht concept
Adam Voorhees has partnered with Dykstra Naval Architects to create a brand new design for a 70m/230ft sailing yacht. The ketch design brief required the coming together of state of the art equipment in a build that reflected maritime heritage without faltering on comfort. High speed was also a priority in the design. Keeping these...
Oceanco unveils new 90m superyacht design ‘Sunny Memories’
In collaboration with Dennis Ingemansson Design, Oceanco has recently revealed its impressive new 90m design. SUNNY MEMORIES has strong design features drawn from modern trends, including stark contrasting tones and large, rounded angles and gentle curvature. SUNNY MEMORIES is able to accommodate 14 guests over 7 cabins: 1 master suite and 6 double cabins, all...
Press Release: The quest for better boats in less time continues at Vripack
Better known to the public as the next-gen technology for gaming, virtual reality headsets are an effective tool to allow designers to review their work without the need to build scaled models. Vripack Studio has put virtual reality to use to assess ship design and space efficiency before committing to a build, leading to significant...