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

The world’s most capable luxury superyachts for 2015 unveiled by McMullen & Wing
Luxury superyacht BLADE design by H2 Yacht Design
New Zealand superyacht builder, McMullen & Wing has commissioned three prestigious design firms - Vripack, H2 and Greg Marshall - to draw the world’s most capable luxury yachts.
Construction of new 30m MATICA Yacht progressing well at Moonen Shipyards
30m motor yacht Matica under construction at Moonen
Construction of the first Caribbean series super yacht Matica is progressing well at the Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands. The hull will be joined to the superstructure in the summer and the vessel is scheduled for completion in May 2016.
Video of 119m Blohm + Voss motor yacht “A”
Yacht A interior - Owner Suite - Photography by Anja Wippich
A video showing the outstanding 119m mega yacht 'A' from above. This striking vessel was built by Blohm + Voss to a design by Philippe Starck and Martin Francis in 2008.
New 47m motor yacht ASYA (YN 16947) delivered by Heesen Yachts
47m superyacht Asya (YN 16947) by Heesen Yachts - Image by Dick Holthuis
The all-new 47m super yacht ASYA (YN 16947) was delivered by Heesen Yachts on March 3, 2015. Superbly penned by Frank Laupman from Omega Architects, the vessel boasts stylish interiors by Bannenberg & Rowell, comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests.
Paul Allen’s 126m motor yacht OCTOPUS finds sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Musashi
Paul G. Allen's 126m mega yacht Octopus - Photo Credit Lurssen Yachts
March 1, 2015 in the Sibuyan Sea, the Philippines, saw philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen’s 126m mega yacht OCTOPUS find the Musashi, one of the two largest and most technologically advanced battleships in naval history.
New Boeing private Jet now a ‘Superyacht of the skies’
Greenpoint  Boeing 747-8 Private Airplane Stateroom Aft - Image credit to Greenpoint Technologies
What in the heck is a flying superyacht, you ask? A yacht with wings? A yacht attached to a huge hot-air balloon? You're not even close.

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

Gulf Craft chooses Garmin for new motor yacht Majesty 122
Gulf Craft superyacht Majesty 122
Launched in Kuwait at the beginning of February, the brand new Gulf Craft superyacht Majesty 122 will feature the electronics, navigation, as well as safety equipment by Garmin.
New Benetti Tradition Supreme 108’ motor yacht INCONTATTO launched
Tradition Supreme 108 Yacht MY PARADIS - a sister ship to INCONTATTO Yacht - at launch
February 16, 2015, in Viareggio, Italy saw Benetti launch the all-new Tradition Supreme 108 super yacht INCONTATTO. The vessel has been superbly designed by Stefano Righini.
Video: Feadship superyacht SAVANNAH and motor yacht KISS
A video showing the 83,50m motor yacht Savannah (hull 686) and the 46m super yacht Kiss (hull 689) moored at the Feadship yard Aalsmeer in the Netherlands.
Launch of third Southern Wind 94 sailing yacht LADY G
Third SW94 superyacht Lady G by Southern Wind
February 18, 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa, saw Southern Wind launch the third SW94 super yacht LADY G, superbly penned by Reichel Pugh and Nauta Design. She will make her world premiere at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show in September.
Video from launch of new 46m motor yacht KISS (hull #689) by Feadship
A video from the recent launch of the all-new 46m super yacht KISS (hull 689), built by Feadship to a design by Dubois Naval Architects.
Southern Wind 94 sailing yacht LADY G (hull # 3) launched
Southern Wind 94 super yacht Lady G at launch
The brand new Southern Wind 94 sailing yacht LADY G (hull # 3) was launched by Southern Wind in Cape Town earlier this week. This lovely racer cruiser boasts naval architecture by Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design.
Dubois-designed luxury yacht KISS launches from Feadship
New 46m superyacht KISS (hull 689) by Feadship and Dubois Naval Architects at launch
Last weekend, Dubois Naval Architects attended the launch of the 46m Feadship super yacht KISS (hull 689). This beautiful vessel boasts lovely interior design by Redman Whiteley Dixon.
New Feadship motor yacht KISS launched on Valentine’s Day
Just launched 46m super yacht KISS (hull 689) by Feadship
Feadship has released some of the thoughts of the speakers at this Valentine's Day launch of the 46m super yacht KISS (hull 689). The vessel has been superbly penned by Dubois Naval Architects, with interior design by Redman Whiteley Dixon.

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Yacht Design News

The world’s most capable luxury superyachts for 2015 unveiled by McMullen & Wing
Luxury superyacht BLADE design by H2 Yacht Design
New Zealand superyacht builder, McMullen & Wing has commissioned three prestigious design firms - Vripack, H2 and Greg Marshall - to draw the world’s most capable luxury yachts.
Construction of new 30m MATICA Yacht progressing well at Moonen Shipyards
30m motor yacht Matica under construction at Moonen
Construction of the first Caribbean series super yacht Matica is progressing well at the Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands. The hull will be joined to the superstructure in the summer and the vessel is scheduled for completion in May 2016.
New SuperSports yacht The TWO50 concept by Alex McDiarmid
McDiarmid mega yacht The TWO50 concept - axe bow
The all-new 76m mega yacht The TWO50 concept has been proudly unveiled by Alex McDiarmid. This superb vessel offers deluxe accommodation to up to 14 guests.
Oceanco unveils more details about 107m motor yacht STILETTO concept
107m mega yacht Stiletto concept by Oceanco and Ken Freivokh - Profile
Oceanco has proudly revealed more details about their all-new 107m mega yacht Stiletto concept at the currently running Dubai International Boat Show 2015. Entirely designed by Ken Freivokh, this striking vessel can comfortably sleep up to 18 guests.
Arcadia Yachts releases 2015 plans and update on yacht range completion
ARCADIA 100 Superyacht
Italian shipyard, Arcadia Yachts, has released details about 2015 plans as well as updated information about yacht range completion. The company has unveiled new 2015 models: Arcadia 100, Arcadia 145 and Arcadia 180 yachts.
New 60m motor yacht SF60 by Mondomarine
New 60m mega yacht SF60 by Mondomarine
This year's Dubai International Boat Show will see the Italian shipyard Mondomarine unveil their all-new 60m mega yacht SF60, developed in collaboration with Luca Vallebona and SF Yachts.
New 39m motor yacht TARANSAY (FR029) to be launched by Rossinavi next month
Luxury motor yacht TARANSAY (FR029) under construction at Rossinavi
Italian builder, Rossinavi, is completing the construction of the brand new 39m classic motor yacht Taransay (FR029), due to be launched on April 18, 2015.