Sailing Yacht ALEXA Available in Spain and West Med this Summer

February 08, 2016

Luxury sailing yacht ALEXA, measuring 37,5 metres is open to bookings for the upcoming summer season. She is licences for charters in Spain and the Balearic Islands, and also available for vacations in the Western Mediterranean, including the French Riviera, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily or Naples. Before moving to the Mediterranean for the summer, ALEXA is still available in the Caribbean‘s Leeward, Virgin and Windward Islands.

ALEXA for charter in Spain and the Western Mediterranean in Summer

ALEXA for charter in Spain and the Western Mediterranean in Summer

Launched in 1992, ALEXA represents a fantastic vessel, boasting beauty and elegance of the original Royal Yacht Britannia. Her interiors are characterised by light, elegance and inviting ambience, combining traditional features with contemporary interior design.

SY ALEXA - Foredeck

SY ALEXA - Foredeck

ALEXA boasts two dining areas on dec and a cockpit, permanently covered by an awning for additional guest comfort. Below deck there is another formal dining area as well as four well-equipped deluxe staterooms, including two twins and two doubles.

SY ALEXA - Sunning

SY ALEXA - Sunning

High-standard service and immaculate attention to details is ensured thanks to the professional and friendly crew of five. Alexa is one of a few vessels currently licensed for Spanish yacht charters and an ideal boat for family holidays or vacations with a group of friends.

SY ALEXA - Shaded alfresco

SY ALEXA - Shaded alfresco

SY ALEXA - Culinary delights

SY ALEXA - Culinary delights

In addition to her Spanish availability, you can charter ALEXA in the Caribbean during the winter months or enquire about the possibility to rent her in the rest of the Western Mediterranean.

SY ALEXA - Master cabin

SY ALEXA - Master cabin

ALEXA sailing yacht

Year:1992 (Refit 2002)  L.O.A.:123.03ft (37.50m)  Beam:24.25ft/7. 
Max Speed:9 knots  Cruise Speed:8.5  Engines:2 x 350hp 
Cabins:4 dbl  Charter Guest:6/8  Crew:

Luxury Sailing Gulet DON CHRIS Special Rate for France Charter Holidays

February 08, 2016

Luxury sailing gulet DON CHRIS is available for eight days for the price of seven, for charter holidays on the French coast. In addition, there are no delivery fees applicable between Monaco and St Tropez. The offer is valid for yacht charters in May at a rate of EUR€49,000 per week plus expenses.

DON CHRIS available for charter in the West Med

DON CHRIS available for charter in the West Med

Built by Barka Shipyard located in Turkey in 2010, DON CHRIS is a charming luxury vessel with stylish exterior architecture and sumptuous interior. Accommodation is offered to ten charter guests in five beautifully appointed cabins. There is one master cabin, two double cabins, two twin cabins and two pullman berths. The yacht is fully air-conditioned throughout.

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Aft Deck

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Aft Deck

Minimalistic interiors and exterior make this yacht inviting and pleasant. Neutral fabrics have been used throughout, enhancing the beautiful joinery, providing understated opulence. Open plan saloon and dining area in a raised position offer a fabulous space for entertainment or relaxation, while enjoying the stunning panoramas thanks to the large windows. A high-tech entertainment centre with surround sound is also fitted for additional entertainment. The formal dining table is located forward.

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Aft Deck al Fresco Dining

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Aft Deck al Fresco Dining

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Dining detial

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Dining detial

A vast 8,6-metre beam offers spacious exterior areas with a shaded aft deck and a fantastic entertainment area. There is a possibility of al fresco dining, with additional semi-circular seating area and cocktail tables, as well as a wet bar and stool seating. The main deck wraps around the yacht, providing effortless access to the foredeck with many plush sun pads. Further forward is a massive sunbathing area with seating.

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Master Cabin 2

Sail Yacht DON CHRIS - Master Cabin 2

The yacht is powered by two VOLVO 651hp engines providing her with a maximum speed of 12,5 knots and a cruising speed of 11 knots. She is also fitted with at-anchor and underway stabilisers. For more information on chartering this boat in the South of France or a personalised Mediterranean itinerary, please contact our brokers.

Sail yacht DON CHRIS

Year:2010 (Refit 2015)  L.O.A.:40.10m (131.7ft)  Beam:8.50m (27' 11") 
Max Speed:12.5 knots  Cruise Speed:11.5 knots  Engines:2 x Volvo 651Hp Main Engi 
Cabins: Charter Guest:10  Crew:

Taiwan Excellence Awards for Horizon E88 and V80 Yachts

February 08, 2016

Both built by the prestigious Taiwan-based shipyard Horizon Yachts, the V80 and the new open bridge E88 have been announced as the winners of the 24th annual Taiwan Excellence Awards. This is the 6th consecutive year that the company has been honoured with this award, with a total of nine Horizon models having won since 2010.

Horizon E88

Horizon E88

Moreover, the E88 has been also nominated for the prominent Taiwan Excellence Gold Award, the highest of the awards’ three categories. If she wins the prize, she will represent the third Horizon model to receive such an accolade, following the Horizon PC60 in 2015 and the Horizon EP148 (example is Horizon Polaris) in 2014.

Horizon V80

Horizon V80

Destined for owner operation, the 2015 Horizon E88 boasts an open flybridge design, flexible layout and plenty of options, including the addition of a beach club or skylounge. The 2015 Horizon V80 model features a versatile cockpit and generous swim platform, new foredeck seating area, single-level main deck and a spacious interior highlighted by oversized Low-E glass windows. She also offers many customizable design options, and is available in open flybridge or skylounge versions. Both models were recognized for their innovation in space planning as well as functionality.

More Horizon charter yachts.

Lovely Ferretti 780 HT Motor Yacht MR CANCUN II at full speed

February 08, 2016

The lovely Ferretti 780 Hardtop Flybridge motor yacht MR CANCUN II was captured by ‘ZipZapPower’ as cruising out of Haulover in Miami, Florida. Built by the leading Italian shipyard Ferretti Yachts, this stylish and modern 24-metre vessel provides comfortable accommodation across four magnificent en suite cabins.

More charter yachts built by Ferretti.

The walk-thru tour of Beautiful 90’ Ocean Alexander M/Y AFTERGLOW now FOR SALE

February 08, 2016

Alexander Marine USA has unveiled the new photos of the beautiful 90’ Ocean Alexander M/Y AFTERGLOW, currently for sale. Moreover, the company has also released the all-new video of the yacht, made by Yachtvid, providing the walk-thru tour of this outstanding 2012-launched boat, boasting graceful bearing and hushed opulence.

90' Ocean Alexander at full speed

90′ Ocean Alexander at full speed

AFTERGLOW by Ocean Alexander - aft view

AFTERGLOW by Ocean Alexander – aft view

Aboard Afterglow

Aboard Afterglow

Afterglow - Exterior

Afterglow – Exterior

Afterglow - Wheelhouse

Afterglow – Wheelhouse

Afterglow - Galley

Afterglow – Galley

Afterglow - Dining

Afterglow – Dining

Afterglow - Saloon

Afterglow – Saloon

Afterglow - Cabin

Afterglow – Cabin

Afterglow - Bathroom

Afterglow – Bathroom

Ocean Alexander 90 - aft view

Ocean Alexander 90 – aft view

There are more charter yachts built by Ocean Alexander here.

Exciting NEW AB 145 Superyacht FAST & FURIOUS by AB Yachts

February 08, 2016

The exciting new AB 145 FAST & FURIOUS by AB Yachts successfully hit the water last year as the largest sport yacht ever launched by the company. This striking and super-fast 44-metre vessel can be seen in the video below, released by Fipa Group.

Combining comfort and luxury, safety and practicality, elegance and aggression, as well as tradition and innovation, FAST & FURIOUS hosts new and extended spaces, including an amazing fly bridge offering generous open spaces. Accommodation layout consists of 5 tastefully appointed staterooms, comfortably sleeping up to 10 guests.

More charter yachts built by Fipa.

Massive and highly innovative 60M Superycht ROCK.IT by FEADSHIP

February 08, 2016

Feadship has just released a great video, showing the massive and highly innovative 60,35-metre superyacht ROCK.IT, mixing up space-age looks with traditional comforts. An entirely bespoke project, the 2015-launched ROCK.IT is fast from the outside and cozy on the inside. She boasts the first-time application on a luxury vessel of an intuitive control and maneuvering system developed for naval applications.

ROCK.IT (hull 687) is fitted with such revolutionary technology as the installation of a unique control system that includes a semi-DP autopilot system. Thanks to this, the vessel is able to keep its heading at anchor, hovering on the main engine and the thrusters. Optimal use of the various maneuvering modes is made by means of a three-axis steering joystick with a rotational factor.

There are more charter yachts built by Feadship here.

Newly formed Fairline Yachts

February 08, 2016

The future of the well known British luxury yacht builder, Fairline, has been secured, thanks to a deal that sees the assets of Fairline Boats bought out of administration. To be operated from its manufacturing facilities in Oundle, Northamptonshire, the newly formed company, Fairline Yachts, is funded by two UK-based Russian investors, both passionate boat owners.

Russell Currie to lead newly formed Fairline Yachts

Russell Currie to lead newly formed Fairline Yachts

In order to safeguard close customer and boat dealer relations under the new ownership structure, Russell Currie has been appointed as Managing Director to lead the new business. With nearly 30 years directly relevant experience, Russell has a very strong background in the luxury motor yacht industry. A Fairline dealer since 1998, Russell is CEO of Fairline North Mallorca. Prior to his role at Fairline North Mallorca, Russell was Engineering Director at Sunseeker International’s factory team based at Mallorca, and was Chief Test Engineer at Princess Yachts International before that.

Russell commented: “I am delighted to have been appointed Managing Director for Fairline Yachts. With the resources of the investors, coupled with the expert knowledge of the management team and our energy and passion for the brand, the structure is in place for a great future for Fairline Yachts. We will focus on creating high quality luxury motor yachts that boaters will want to own and dealers will want to sell.

As a sign of our commitment to Fairline Yachts’ loyal customer base and dealer network, we will be completing all orders for boats received by Fairline Boats, including those that have not yet started being built as well as those that are already in production.”

More charter yachts built by Fairline.

Take a look at 147M PRINCE ABDULAZIZ – One of the Largest Yachts in the World

February 08, 2016

Take a look at the mighty 147-metre PRINCE ABDULAZIZ, visiting the fabulous Ibiza, in the video below, made by Stefan Katafai. One of the largest yachts in the world, this impressive vessel was originally built in 1984 in the Netherlands by Helsingor Vaerft, and received a major refit in 2005.

The exterior design of the massive PRINCE ABDULAZIZ comes from the drawing board of Maiernform Maritime Technology, while her ultra-luxurious interiors were created by David Nightingale Hicks. The vessel can easily sleep an amazing number of 64 guests and a numerous crew of 65.

ALVARADO – The latest superyacht project by Antonino Muto

February 08, 2016

Italian designer, Antonino Muto, has kindly shared with us the details of his latest superyacht project ALVARADO. This breath-taking 44-metre vessel has been developed in partnership with his colleagues: Alberto Franchi, Marco Ferrari, Marco Camotti and Tommaso Fortuna.

44m ALVARADO by Antonino Muto

44m ALVARADO by Antonino Muto

The hull forms of this striking explorer define a displacement hull in the best way, create large interiors providing maximum comfort and allow a better azimuthal propulsion arrangement.

ALVARADO - top view

ALVARADO – top view

The highly innovative ALVARADO can be characterized by a union of curve and broken lines, sinuous and pungent forms, as well as large windows and minimal look.

ALVARADO - aft view

ALVARADO – aft view

Designed for near future, this luxury yacht is based on the current level of technology. She could comfortably cruise oceans in the next two-three years.

ALVARADO - Interior

ALVARADO – Interior

Main Characteristics of ALVARADO:

LOA 44m

Length at waterline 44m

Beam 8.50m

Draft 2.40m

Gross Tonnage 4.30 T

Accommodation

Guests 10

Cabins in Total 7

Crew 12