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

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...
P/R: Veteran crew sailing around UK coast
The Turn to Starboard crew in Newcastle
The charity ‘Turn to Starboard’ is helping UK veterans suffering from physical health issues or mental trauma to reintegrate and learn new skills. 38 veterans will voyage on an 8 week counter-clockwise course around the UK, starting from and returning to Falmouth in Cornwall. The following is a press release for the Turn to Starboard charity....
Racing: days two and three in Palma de Mallorca
After three intense days of racing, the 20th Superyacht Cup in Palma de Mallorca has drawn to a close. Every crew put in a prime performance that made for attention-grabbing races on all three days of the event. The following article summarises the class winners for days 2 and 3 and names the overall winner...
Martha Ann available for Mediterranean charter
M/Y Martha Ann
70m/230ft luxury yacht MARTHA ANN is currently available for charter in the Mediterranean. Built by Lurssen in 2008 and refitted in 2014, superyacht MARTHA ANN is a perfect luxury charter for getaways that want to make the most of seascapes such as the sparkling waters of Croatia or the lagoons of St Thomas. The classic, opulent...
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...
Facilities expand to meet demand in Dutch superyacht market
Feadship - New Amsterdam facility location
25 luxury yacht deliveries are expected from Dutch yacht builders in 2016. In 2015, Dutch shipyards launched 22 superyachts – six more than the year before – and totalling a worth of €1.18 billion. On top of the 22 launches in 2015, members of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group also received 24 new superyacht orders,...

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

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...
50m superyacht Ipanema launched by Mondomarine
IPANEMA launched in June 2016
Mondomarine has recently launched the Savona shipyard’s 64th project: 50m luxury yacht IPANEMA, designed by Hot Lab in Milan. Her intense and contemporary hull colour was chosen by her owner and coupled with her angular shape and sleek curves, IPANEMA will find herself in the spotlight at any marina. Built entirely from aluminium, IPANEMA is...
Codecasa announces launch of Hull F76 from its Vintage Series
CODECASA 43 Full Beam – Serie Vintage - Hull F76.
The first Codecassa 43 Full Beam luxury yacht from the Vintage Series – Hull F76 – has been launched from the Codecasa manufacturing yard in Viareggio, Italy. The following is a press release from Codecasa. Press Release The Codecasa Shipyards are proud to announce that they have just launched their new CODECASA 43 Full Beam –...
Red Yacht Design unveils 50m luxury yacht concept ‘Stella’
STELLA concept design from Red Yacht Studios
Turkish design studio Red Yacht Design has unveiled its latest hull concept: a sleek and sophisticated 50m luxury yacht by the name of ‘Stella’. Specifically conceived for Mengi-Yay Yachts, the luxury yacht is expected to be taken from the drawing table to market availability within just 24 months. Stella will feature more than just an...
The Latest Superyacht Launches
LionSpirit
Yacht launches…perhaps one of the most exciting events when you are lucky to be one of the first to see these huge new superyachts unveiled. The blood, sweat and tears that go in to producing these beasts is nothing short of incredible and nothing can replace the awe of seeing one of these beauties for...
Mangusta launches its first long range superyacht from new shipyard in Pisa
On the 4th of June Mangusta launched its first steel and aluminium Oceano 42 motor yacht as part of its Long Range line. Built in Overmarine Group’s new shipyard in Pisa, Oceano 42 was a significant launch which was attended by the owner and his family, the Mayor of Pisa and Mayor of Viareggio, designer...

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Yacht Design News

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...
Rossinavi commences construction of Project Vector
Rossinavi revealed the first concept renderings for PROJECT VECTOR earlier this month as construction begins on her hull. The secretive 63m luxury yacht known as FR031 – and now as PROJECT VECTOR – has few details available to the public.   Built for an American owner, PROJECT VECTOR will be powered by 4 engines that...