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

Western Mediterranean Charter Yacht DESTINY showcases new interiors by Laura Pomponi
M/Y DESTINY from Heesen Yachts
37m/123ft luxury yacht DESTINY (ex.ILONA) is ready for charter after an extensive refit. Now sporting brand new interiors and an exceptional sundeck, she will impress every guest and visitor with her immaculate modern charm.
Feadship luxury yacht Anna ready for Mediterranean charter
Sun deck aboard ANNA - Photo credit Feadship
67m/219ft motor yacht ANNA from Feadship is ready for charter in the Mediterranean. The helipad on the sundeck will allow visitors to drop by effortlessly and her spacious and stately rooms make her an ideal yacht for large groups celebrating special occasions.
Exclusive Dubai TV interview with Josh Burdett, luxury yacht broker for CharterWorld
Photo credit to Dubai International Boat Show
London luxury yacht broker Josh Burdett for CharterWorld speaks to Dubai TV about the expectations of the typical Middle Eastern client, their preferred charter grounds and the effects of the upcoming Dubai Harbour project on the region's charter industry.
Visit picturesque Mediterranean islands Malta and Capri aboard charter yacht Mustique
M/Y MUSTIQUE - Cruising from Aft
55m/180ft motor yacht MUSTIQUE (ex.MIA ELISE) is available for charter in the Mediterranean this summer and is offering special one-day charters for events during May, including the Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix.
Charter newly refitted superyacht Calypso in the Caribbean and South and Central America
62m/102ft superyacht SOLEMAR is back on the charter market in the Caribbean under the new name of CALYPSO after undergoing a 12 million Euro refit. Her stately main salon and skylounge make her as suited to receiving guests for formal occasions and corporate charters as short family breaks. With an incredible sun deck, spa services and the largest Master suite of any 60-70m yacht on the market, charter guests choosing luxury yacht CALYPSO will be rewarded for their choice.
Where to Find the Coolest Superyachts in the World
Brand new superyacht Barbara. Photo via @superyachts_gibraltar
In case you were wondering where to find the coolest superyachts in the world, we take a look at the best photos of luxury yachts spotted in various locations.
JQB Design present 90m Hybrid Superyacht Concept
JQB Ltd has presented the new 90m hybrid superyacht concept. Inspired by the automotive world, this concept features a stunning exterior design with the navy blue hull and white superstructure.
Azimut|Benetti building 35m superyacht
Azimut|Benetti Group has made an important announcement that they had won the tender called by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and would be building a 35-meter conference boat to host formal presentations and conferences.
In Pictures: 96m Superyacht Vertigo on the way to Gibraltar
Feadship 96.55m superyacht Vertigo is making her way to Gibraltar from the Netherlands. Some amazing photos have been released by DutchYachting, showcasing her amazing exterior.
Mega Yacht Solandge Sold at the Palm Beach International Boat Show
Superyacht Solandge has now got a new owner, as he has been sold at the Palm Beach International Boat Show 2017. Find out more here.

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

Lurssen Officially Announces Launch of 74m mega yacht AURORA
74m Mega Yacht AURORA - Project GATSBY - hits water at Lurssen shipyard in Germany - Photo credit to Lurssen
At 74 metres, AURORA is sure to turn heads wherever she appears following her delivery in a few months. The yacht was launched a few days ago, as officially announced by her builder, Lurssen.
Watch: Amazing New Yacht AVIVA Video
The 98 meter yacht AVIVA
See below for a wonderful video of the brand new 98m Abeking & Rasmussen built superyacht AVIVA, the latest in the series. The98 meter superyacht Aviva by Abeking & Rasmussen is their largest and the most recent launched.  She is fourth motor yacht in the ‘AVIVA’ series – all designed built and designed for the...
Lurssen Launches 74m Superyacht Aurora
Motor Yacht Aurora (Project Thor) - Lurssen. Phot credit Andreas Jens:TheYachtPhoto.com
Lurssen launched 74m superyacht Aurora, previously known as Project Thor.
Technical launches of Amels New LE188 and LE242 in Poland and Romania
Two technical launches of Amels superyacht Hull YN24203 and YN18801 took place a few hours ago. Here are the latest images and a video of the technical launches in Romania and Poland.
74m Superyacht Amels 242 Emerges from Shed
Amels 242 Project 7402
The new 74-metre superyacht Amels 242 by the Dutch shipbuilder has emerged from the shed. She is currently known as Project 7402 and is scheduled for delivery in summer 2017.
Tansu Yachts launch 38m motor yacht project LTS now named HIGHLIGHT
Motor Yacht HIGHLIGHT launched by Tansu Yachts - Photo credit Tansu Yachts
The 38m motor yacht HIGHLIGHT by Tansu Yachts has been successfully launched and is now ready to take on the sea trials before her delivery at the end of this month.
DAMEN Yacht Support Game Changer Launched
DAMEN YS6911 GAME CHANGER 2
Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN launched its latest 70m/227ft Yacht Support vessel with helipad hangar - GAME CHANGER. GAME CHANGER is the fourth Yacht Support vessel in the 70-metre segment. With much success from the previous launches, DAMEN is now the leader in the yacht support vessels construction, with a total of 11 vessels have been delivered or are...
Sanlorenzo Launched 3 Motor Yachts in One Week
Fantastic news comes from Sanlorenzo's facilities in Italy, as they applaud to the launch of three new motor yachts. Sanlorenzo SL86 Taiji, SL96 Francamarina and SD126 YH4 have hit the water.
Tankoa Yachts Launched 50m Motor Yacht Vertige
Tankoa MY Vertige
Tankoa Yachts launched the 50m superyacht Vertige, the first hull from the S501 motor yacht projects. Her exterior design is by Francesco Paszkowski, who also worked in collaboration with Margherita Casprini to design the interior.
Superyacht Endeavour II is preparing for her Official Launch at Rossinavi
Rossinavi Endeavour II
Rossinavi released the first photo of the brand new superyacht Endeavour II, preparing for her official launch. The shipbuilder also unveiled a preview of the yacht showing her striking exterior design.

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Yacht Design News

JQB Design present 90m Hybrid Superyacht Concept
JQB Ltd has presented the new 90m hybrid superyacht concept. Inspired by the automotive world, this concept features a stunning exterior design with the navy blue hull and white superstructure.
Corgo Yacht Design in Collaboration with Martinez Design Present the New 55m Superyacht Cinquantacinque
Corgo Yacht Design in collaboration with Martinez Design revealed the new 55-metre superyacht concept called CINQUANTACINQUE. The dynamic design is Inspired by motorsport world, while still providing all luxury extras found on superyachts of this size range.
Hot Lab Unveiled 50m Superyacht Design for Baglietto
Hot Lab unveiled a new superyacht design for shipbuilder Baglietto. This time, this is a 50m luxury superyacht with a dynamic profile, maximized living spaces and a total gross tonnage of just 500GT.
Oceanco unveiled the 120m “Resort” Yacht AMARA at the DIBS 2017
Amara_Oceanco and Sam Sorgiovanni
Oceanco and Sam Sorgiovanni unveiled their latest superyacht project - concept Amara. She is an enormous 120m "Resort" yacht, which features innovative design, as well outstanding luxury amenities or a large group of 20 people abroad.
Sarp Yachts & Hot Lab Design present concept AOUDA
Turkish shipbuilder Sarp Yachts and the Italian Design studio Hot Lab unveiled their latest project. Concept Aouda has been introduced to the world of yachting and is sure to attract lots of attention and positive reviews.
In Pictures: The Winners of the Boat International Media’s ShowBoats Design Awards 2017
Cloudbreak photo Christopher Scholey
This year a large number of young designers, along with some world-renowned shipbuilders and designers took part in the ShowBoats Design Awards 2017. Here are the winners!
Unveiled: M/Y Vigor, the 110m concept plus tenders from Virgin Concept Yachts
110m explorer yacht concept from Virgin Concept Yachts Monaco
Virgin Concept Yachts Monaco has unveiled its latest superyacht from designer Edwin Vandermark - 110m explorer yacht VIGOR. Featuring 5 decks with over 2300m˛ floor space for guests, she will combine efficiency with luxurious interiors and facilities while reducing her ecological impact in some of the world's greatest wildernesses.