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

Benetti launches custom 67m yacht ‘Seasense’
Benetti FB268 superyacht SEASENSE
Benetti has announced the launch of custom yacht 67m/220ft FB268 superyacht 'SEASENSE' - an unusual commission that prioritises outdoor deck space for a large pool on the main deck aft and a main salon that opens out for greater exposure to the local environment.
Top 15 Superyachts with Helicopters
Luna: Helicopter landing. Photo credit Muscapix
Luxury superyachts offer a large variety of luxury amenities these days. Not only they provide amazing opportunities for travelling in remote places and around the world but also feature helicopter pads, which allow their guests to travel from A to B with much more flexibility and comfort. Here are the top 15 superyachts with helicopters.
Charter M/Y Mistress for a Mediterranean party to remember
Motor yacht MISTRESS - Master suite
46m/151ft motor yacht MISTRESS is ready for charter in the Mediterranean and has plenty to offer at a superb price. The on board sauna will ease tired muscles after long nights partying away on the spacious sun deck and in the stately skylounge with the karaoke machine.
Take your Mediterranean adventure of a lifetime aboard charter yacht Mr. T
Superyacht MR. T - Master suite
46m/151ft superyacht MR. T is ready for charter in the Mediterranean this summer, giving guests the chance to discover the amazing sights both below and above the water aboard this PADI Certified Training Centre. Renowned designer Francesco Paszkowski created her stylish interiors for up to 10 busy guests to enjoy modern glamour on an action-packed holiday in the world's most popular charter grounds.
Charter 60m/197ft sailing yacht Seahawk in the South Pacific from June
Sailing yacht SEAHAWK - Master suite with private salon
60m/197ft sailing yacht SEAHAWK will be back on the charter market in the South Pacific this summer, providing charter guests with the unique opportunity to see destinations like Tahiti and New Caledonia aboard a high performance ketch from world renowned Perini Navi.
M/Y Castellina available for charter in the Western Mediterranean
Superyacht CASTELLINA - Built by Moonen
37m/121ft motor yacht CASTELLINA (ex.VICTORIA DEL MAR, VIRGINIA DEL MAR and BODACIOUS) is back and ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean following a recent refit to restore her beautiful interiors to their former glory. Whether celebrating a special occasion in style or enjoying a family holiday in the glorious summer sun, superyacht CASTELLINA has a great selection of water toys and outdoor lounging areas to make your charter one to remember.
Motor Yacht Dusur Extended to 51m and Ready for the Mediterranean Season
Luxury yacht Dusur has undergone a refit by Bilgin yachts and had her hull extended to 51 metres. She was originally luacnhed two years ago by Bilgin as a 49.9m motor yacht built by a Saudi businessman.
Island hop on a Mediterranean charter aboard open yacht Twenty Eight
Open yacht TWENTY EIGHT - Master suite
Open yacht TWENTY EIGHT from Sunseeker is available now in the Mediterranean, providing up to 8 guests lavish interiors and perfect exteriors for socialising aboard this sleek and speedy motor yacht.
Summer 2017: 10 brand new superyachts for charter in the Mediterranean
Superyacht HERE COMES THE SUN - Built by Amels
At the end of the first quarter of 2017 there are some fantastic new superyachts on the market in the Mediterranean. In this list, we highlight the 10 of the top picks from renowned builders and designers who ensure that your holiday experience is top of the line for performance, comfort and luxury.
Drone Video of the Luxury Expedition Yacht LEGEND
LEGEND superyacht - photo courtesy of Diana Yacht Design
The luxury superyacht Legend returns to the Netherlands after her maiden voyage, cruising in Norway and Antarctica, to prepare for the charter season in Europe, which she will start in Greenland and Norther Europe in May. Watch her drone video here, get inspired and inquire now.

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

Benetti launches custom 67m yacht ‘Seasense’
Benetti FB268 superyacht SEASENSE
Benetti has announced the launch of custom yacht 67m/220ft FB268 superyacht 'SEASENSE' - an unusual commission that prioritises outdoor deck space for a large pool on the main deck aft and a main salon that opens out for greater exposure to the local environment.
Watch: Balk Shipyard launched 31m Motor Yacht Sandalphon
Balk Shipyard launched 31m Sandalphon
Re-launched on April 20, motor yacht Sandalphon has been transformed from Project Gisele into luxury explorer vessel. Measuring 31m, the newly rebuilt yacht has undergone a large number of changes in her interior and exterior design.
Cantiere delle Marche launched M/Y GALEGO
Launched by Cantiere delle Marche (CdM), motor yacht Galego is the latest addition to the shipbuilder's motor yacht series "Darwin 102' Explorer Yachts". She is a custom built 31m luxury yacht, which will probably join the global fleer of charter yachts in the future.
55m LILI launched by Amels
AMELS 180 superyacht LILI - Exterior by Tim Heywood and interior by Laura Sessa
Amels has announced the launch of its customised Amels 180 'LILI' at its Netherlands shipyard. Featuring the exterior design talents of Tim Heywood and an interior by Laura Sessa, superyacht LILI is an exceptional example of craftsmanship and design.
CCN Launched 50m Superyacht Elsea
CCN has launched the new 50m superyacht Elsea, which is a unique masterpiece that responds to the owners' needs and wants in terms of luxury yachting.
Southern Wind launches SW96 – ‘Sorceress’
The launch of SW96 - SORCERESS at the Southern Wind shipyard
The reputable South African shipbuilder Southern Wind launched the first unit from the SW96 sailing yacht series: Sorceress.
Couach Celebrates its 120th Anniversary Year with 2 Completed Yacht Projects
Motor yacht 2300 FLY - Couach
Important events are celebrated at Couach shipyard, as the company starts the 120th anniversary year and completes 2 motor yacht projects.
Project Nova launched by Heesen and named M/Y HOME
Heesen Shipyard celebrated the launch of Superyacht Project Nova, which is now known as HOME. She is the world's first Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) superyacht with hybrid propulsion.
Overmarine Launched the 12th Sporty Superyacht from the Mangusta 165 Series
The official launch of Mangusta 165 - hull 12
Mangusta Overmarine 165 Hull 12 was launched last week.
Lurssen launches highly anticipated superyacht ARETI a.k.a. Project Sasha
Lurssen has just launched the magnificent 85m superyacht Areti (ex. Project Sasha). This 5-deck luxury motor yacht was designed by bespoke Winch Design.

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Yacht Design News

ERA 80 Superyacht: A unique Superyacht charter opportunity identified by Ricky Smith Designs
80m ERA motor yacht concept by Ricky Smith Designs
New charter opportunities identified in Australia, with the 80-metre Ricky Smith Designs superyacht concept offering the right naval architecture, performance, interior and exterior spaces, and luxury amenities to fully enjoy not only this beautiful part of the world but also other worldwide destinations such as Europe, Asia or America.
Zuccon announces PY Heritage 45m concept for Picchiotti Yachts
Zuccon concept salon and dining area for PY HERITAGE 45M
Zuccon has presented its latest explorer yacht concept for Picchiotti Yachts: PY HERITAGE 45M, which pay tribute to the late Gerhard Gilgenast who was an essential designer for Pichiotti Yachts and an influence on the whole industry. The design from Zuccon integrates many unique elements, including a 3m height clearance on the main deck and a private owner's terrace in the bow.
In Build: CRN Unveils the new 62m Superyacht
CRN presented the new 62m superyacht project, which is already under construction in Italy.
Baglietto announces new 55m by Santa Maria Magnolfi
Baglietto 55m Santa Maria Magnolfi - Aerial view
Baglietto announces the a new 55m/180ft superyacht designed by Santa Maria Magnoli, complete with gym, spa, a cinema, and an Owner's suite with a private office and balcony. The upper deck alone has over 280mē of exterior living paces and a 6m pool has been incorporated into the forward deck near the bow. Baglietto is currently working on five superyachts, the first of which is expected to be completed in summer 2018.
Icon Yachts Reveal Details on the new superyacht “The Gotham Project”
Icon Yachts reveals more details on the Project Gotham, which is currently under construction at the shipyard. Designed by Er Yacht Design and Ivan Erdevicki, the new superyacht features outstanding exterior profile and naval architecture by Van Oossanen Naval Architects.
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.