Video of 120m Nobiskrug Open Mega Yacht Concept designed by Van Geest

March 31, 2015

The respected German builder, Nobiskrug, has teamed up with the prominent Dutch design studio, Van Geest Design, to develop a voluminous 120-metre Open motor yacht concept. Below is a video showing the 120m Nobiskrug Open mega yacht concept, superbly penned by Van Geest. The video was made by ‘perfect’.

Notice of Race for Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2015 now online

March 31, 2015

This year’s 8th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta will once again open the superyacht season in the popular Mediterranean yacht charter location, providing some remarkable and spirited racing. Providing four days of amazing sailing, the regatta annually hosts the world’s finest and award-winning sailing superyachts.

The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2014 in the lovely Sardinia yacht charter location - Porto Cervo

The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2014 in the lovely Sardinia yacht charter location – Porto Cervo

The event, which has become a firm favourite on the Mediterranean superyacht calendar, once again looks set to kick off the season in style with an impressive selection of yachts preparing to take to the start line in Porto Cervo. Pre-registration of this popular event boasts a notable list including superyacht Clan VIII (Perini Navi, 45m), charter yacht Daima (Arkin Pruva Yachts, 42.5m), Gaia (Spirit Yachts, 30.6m), luxury yacht Ganesha (Vitters Shipyard, 46m), Guardian Angel (Oyster Yachts, 28.04m), Inoui (Vitters, 33.4m), super yacht Marie (Vitters Shipyard, 55m), Meagan (Oyster Yachts, 25.15m), charter yacht Moonbird (Fitzroy, 37m), Muzuni (Nautor Swan, 30.21m), Nahita (Wally, 24m), luxury yacht Ohana (Fitzroy, 49.7m), Saudade (Wally, 45.19m), Song of the Sea (Nautor Swan, 34.14m), sailing yacht Tempus Fugit (Arkin Pruva Yachts, 27.43m), WinWin (Baltic, 33m) and Yanneke Too (Camper and Nicholsons, 36m).

Hosted in conjunction with the world-renowned Yacht Club Costa Smeralda the fleet will take to the glittering waters of Sardinia from 2-6 June 2015. The regatta, set against the region’s spectacular coastline, presents four days of breathtaking sailing with a full race programme organised by the highly experienced YCCS international race committee. With a stunning clubhouse in Porto Cervo and a reputation as one of the world’s leading regatta organizers, owners and crew can expect exclusive hospitality services and the highest level of racing.

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

Glamorous Porto Cervo provides the perfect setting for the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta with on-the-water action accompanied by a post-race programme of social events. Superyacht owners are invited to enjoy the Loro Piana Owners’ Dinner at the YCCS Clubhouse, whilst all guests are welcome to attend an elegant welcome cocktail and a beach party set on the island’s pure white sands. The event culminates in a final prize-giving ceremony in Porto Cervo’s prestigious Piazza Azzurra which brings together owners and their skilled race crew.

With a strong intake of early registrations, yacht owners who wish to participate in the event should register without delay to secure their place in the fleet and their berth at YCCS Marina. The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta and YCCS Marina welcome sailing and motor yachts with an LOA over 80ft.

Superyacht Rendezvous Montenegro 2015 to host a strong fleet of luxury yachts

March 31, 2015

The Superyacht Rendezvous will be hosted by the fantastic Montenegro yacht charter destination – Porto Montenegro this July. With both sailing and motor superyachts from 30m upwards, it is expected to be an amazing event in the Boat International event calendar.

Yachts Cruise in Company on Day Two

Yachts Cruise in Company on Day Two

Registration to attend this exciting new event is open and more information can be found on the Superyacht Rendezvous website.

The organizers are delighted to announce a strong fleet of superyachts joining the event so far in Porto Montenegro, including: superyacht Exuma (Philippe Briand, 50m), luxury yacht Alyssa (Tansu 38.7m), charter yacht C-Side (Feadship, 34.4m), Galactica (Heesen, 50m) Elena (Heesen, 47m), Blue Ice (Palmer Johnson, 45.7m), Artemy (Azimut, 35.4m), Seven Seconds (DL Yachts Dreamline, 26m) Komokwa (Horizon, 41m) and the recently returned from the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht regatta, Ingot (Burger Boat Company, 46.6m).

Montenegro's famed Bay of Kotor and a stunning coastline attract superyacht owners from around the world. Image courtesy of Porto Montenegro

Montenegro’s famed Bay of Kotor and a stunning coastline attract superyacht owners from around the world. Image courtesy of Porto Montenegro

The Superyacht Rendezvous Montenegro is also punctuated by a dazzling social programme which commences with an owners’ lunch at a beautiful venue to savour local seafood delicacies and a welcome cocktail and yacht hop to give all attendees a chance to display their yachts in the glamorous surroundings. The next day brings a cruise in company around the Bay of Kotor; an opportunity to see the stunning landscapes that Montenegro provides. The following day presents a chance to sample some of the cultural activities on offer such as an adrenaline junky’s dream canyoning or perhaps a delicious gastronomical experience. The final evening of The Rendezvous will prove unforgettable with a glamorous party at the ultra-chic Lido Mar Beach Club.

“Long overshadowed by Croatia, its captivating neighbor to the west, Montenegro is poised to become a world-class luxury travel destination thanks to its idyllic, 180-mile-plus coastline and rugged interior dotted with river canyons, glacial lakes and two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the singularly spectacular Durmitor National Park.  The UNESCO-protected Bay of Kotor, Porto Montenegro, is vying for the title of Europe’s leading marina, with berths up to 180 meters to accommodate superyachts; tax and duty-free fuel at a 45% discount versus countries within the EU; incentives sure to lure uber-wealthy mariners.” Credit:

Bay of Kotor's marina is vying to become Europe's leading marina with 180m berths and significant tax and fuel discounts.Image courtesy of Porto Montenegro

Bay of Kotor’s marina is vying to become Europe’s leading marina with 180m berths and significant tax and fuel discounts.Image courtesy of Porto Montenegro

The Superyacht Rendezvous’s relocation from Monaco promises to be a fresh take on an old classic. The organizers look forward to welcoming the world’s most impressive luxury yachts to start the season in style at what is set to be an event to remember.

Each entry for the Superyacht Rendezvous includes the following:

  • Dockage in the marina at Porto Montenegro from Thursday July 2 – Sunday July 5 2015
  • 8 x VIP tickets to all social events:

o Owners Lunch

o Welcome Cocktail & Yacht Hop

o Cruise in Company Luncheon

o Superyacht Rendezvous Party

  • Concierge service for yacht owners and his/her guests

To secure your place for the Superyacht Rendezvous please register via the website.

Video of Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show

March 31, 2015

The Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show®, annually hosted by the fantastic Florida yacht charter destination – Miami, will celebrate its 75th Anniversary in 2016, and this milestone will be marked by a landmark event. The show will move to a new home at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin. Check out this video below to preview the event’s exciting new site and plans for 2016.

NEW SHOW SITE: The 2016 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show® is moving from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin

WHEN: President’s Day Weekend, February 11–15, 2016

WHERE: 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149 Located on Virginia Key minutes from downtown Miami

Video of Azimut 84 motor yacht BELLA STELLA

March 31, 2015

Luxury motor yacht Bella Stella is a lovely Azimut 84 vessel, built by the well known Italian manufacturer, Azimut Yachts. Measuring almost 26 meters in length, superyacht Bella Stella boasts an exclusive cruising concept, ground-breaking elegance, as well as large exterior space with Jacuzzi, bar and relaxation area. Below is a video showing the beautiful Bella Stella, underway in the popular Florida yacht charter destination – Fort Lauderdale. The video was made by ‘ZipZapPower’.

Photos of 125m superyacht MARYAH at Porto Montenegro

March 31, 2015

Porto Montenegro, a beautiful Montenegro yacht charter destination, nestled in the Eastern Mediterranean, is presently hosting the outstanding 125-metre superyacht MARYAH (Project Czar). Luxury mega yacht MARYAH currently represents the 15th largest yacht in the world. Below are the photos of the mighty MARYAH, kindly provided by Porto Montenegro. 

125m mega yacht MARYAH (Project Czar) at Porto Montenegro - Image credit to Porto Montenegro

125m mega yacht MARYAH (Project Czar) at Porto Montenegro – Image credit to Porto Montenegro

Originally launched as former Russian research vessel by the Szczecinska yard in Poland in 1991, motor yacht MARYAH was entirely rebuilt during five years by Elefsis Shipyards in Greece. Re-designed by H2 Yacht Design, she is built to full SOLAS regulations.

Luxury motor yacht MARYAH - Photo by Porto Montenegro

Luxury motor yacht MARYAH – Photo by Porto Montenegro

Superyacht MARYAH - Photo by Porto Montenegro

Superyacht MARYAH – Photo by Porto Montenegro

Super yacht MARYAH (Project Czar) boasts a modern exterior styling mixing up with a contemporary interior décor, and can accommodate an amazing number of 54 guests in utmost in luxury. Among the special features aboard this breath-taking vessel belongs a helipad, movie theatre, beach club, a Jacuzzi and generous swimming platform.

Video of 58m Baglietto Displacement Superyacht Project

March 31, 2015

The striking 58m displacement superyacht project by the prestigious La Spezia-based shipyard Baglietto is a beautiful steel and aluminium vessel, superbly penned by multi-award winning Francesco Paszkowski. The 58m Baglietto displacement motor yacht project was first introduced at the 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS). Below is a video showing this beauty, made by ‘perfect’.

London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show announces new partnership with CharterWorld

March 31, 2015

London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show (LYJAPCA) has announced media partnership with CharterWorld as well as with various other top media and hotel brands, all of whom have teamed up with the inaugural event to form partnerships and to take the opportunity to showcase to London’s elite. The event will run at the Old Billingsgate & St Katharine Docks from April 8 to 10, featuring beautiful yachts on display, including private yachts, charter yachts, superyachts, motor yachts, sailing yachts and luxury catamarans, in addition to other luxury goods, cars and services. 


44 media and 6 hotel partnerships have been agreed for the show in April and the show’s partners will have brand exposure in the show Media Gallery at Old Billingsgate where visitors and guests will find a collection of magazines and brochures.

The organizers of LYJAPCA look forward to opening the doors in just over a week to the unique event at two fabulous venues over three days!

Sale of new Sunseeker motor yacht ’86 Yacht’

March 31, 2015

Sunseeker Turkey and Sunseeker London are proud to announce the sale of the all-new Sunseeker motor yacht ‘86 Yacht’. Set for shipping to Istanbul next week, this Sunseeker superyacht ’86 Yacht’ is the first of 3 Sunseeker 86 Yachts to be handed over in as many weeks.

Sunseeker Turkey and Sunseeker London have announced the sale of a brand new Sunseeker 86 Yacht to a Turkish client

Sunseeker Turkey and Sunseeker London have announced the sale of a brand new Sunseeker 86 Yacht to a Turkish client

Sold by Ozer Akarslan and Gary Cleaverly, the newly built Sunseeker super yacht ‘86 Yacht’ boasts some exciting bespoke features onboard, including owner supplied drop down customised artwork and a state-of-the-art mirrored Saloon TV installation.

This Sunseeker 86 Yacht features customised artwork commissioned by her owner

This Sunseeker 86 Yacht features customised artwork commissioned by her owner

This will be the first ever Sunseeker 86 Yacht delivered to Turkish waters, with admirers having the chance to view her at the Istanbul Boat Show with Sunseeker Turkey later this year.

Sunseeker Turkey will shortly deliver the first Sunseeker 86 Yacht to Turkish waters

Sunseeker Turkey will shortly deliver the first Sunseeker 86 Yacht to Turkish waters

Note: Article supplied by the official Sunseeker Blog Book

Arcadia 85 Hull #07 motor yacht LADY 007 delivered in Hong Kong

March 31, 2015

Hull #07 motor yacht LADY 007 represents the first Arcadia vessel delivered in Hong Kong to Eletek Technology, the new exclusive dealer for Greater China. The layout and the functional living concepts of Arcadia 85 superyacht LADY 007 in her Far East Edition are the result of a construction evolution: the linear design of the superstructure and the vertical line of the bow allow a better use of every single available internal as well as external space.

Arcadia 85 Yacht by Arcadia Yachts

Arcadia 85 Yacht by Arcadia Yachts

Living capacity is wider than other yachts of the same size. The uniqueness of Arcadia’s project is finding a design solution to integrate solar panels. Yard’s passion for solar technology and clean mobility is finally expressed in this 26mt length and 7.15 width yacht equipped with 40sqm of photovoltaic panels each composed of hundreds of high performance solar cells. That’s how and where any Arcadia Yacht generates almost all the energy for the equipment on board and gives it such excellent class-leading ”green credentials”.

Arcadia 85 Far East version super yacht LADY 007 “bullet points”:

  • Generators enhanced to support more powerful air conditioning
  • Insulation increased to improve the onboard comfort according to warmer and more humid climate
  • Net separation between technical crew areas including galley and guests living spaces
  • An overall of 15 mt of free view from living area to stern
  • A special and new color for the hull a “light grey pearl”

    Arcadia 85 superyacht - Aft deck

    Arcadia 85 superyacht – Aft deck

The design of Arcadia 85 yacht reflects simple and understated styling with an harmonious blend between the indoor and outdoor areas. Her deckhouse has been made almost entirely out of double layered reflecting glass, giving the interior a bright and airy feel. The sliding over-head and lateral blinds can provide privacy and shade, as required by the owner and their guests once in port or in bay. Arcadia 85 impressive aft-deck lounge (8,50mt in length) features a well protected cockpit, perfect for dining, as well as large sunbathing area towards the stern of the yacht.

Super yacht Arcadia 85 is a semi-planing yacht. Its particular hull (NPL) is named after the National Physical Laboratory of England. Studies and tests were implemented by Arcadia’s chief engineer and designer Francesco Guida as well as hull shape – prior to adopt the NPL as Arcadia’s Hulls with the result of excellent sea keeping qualities and noise reduction for an exceptional comfort while cruising or at anchor.

Luxury yacht Arcadia 85 - Dining

Luxury yacht Arcadia 85 – Dining

The Arcadia 85 superyacht has a full load displacement of 67 tons. She is powered by twin MAN diesels R6-730hp each, giving her the maximum speed of 18.5 knots and she can comfortably cruise at the speed of 16.5 knots, as well as 12.0 knots. Her range is approx 850NM @12.0 knots.

Luxury yacht Arcadia 85 is designed to be a family Yacht, which combines different exterior functions in one single deck, giving guests more possibility to spend time together. While interiors profit by the advanced aesthetic sensation of “open space” and closer contact with nature thanks to the full “floor-to-ceiling” windows.

Arcadia 85 Yacht - Saloon

Arcadia 85 Yacht – Saloon

Yacht has four guest cabins at the lower deck, including the spectacular owner’s cabin admin-ship. The room is unusually large with a stunning beautiful en suite head. The large VIP forward cabin is fitted with double bed and dressing and there are two further twin cabins. The bow of the Yacht offers space for 4 crew, which can be accessed directly through the wheel-house. Overall, a remarkable space has been assigned to the crew and technical areas, including the tender garage where a 4+ meter tender and 2 seater Jet Ski can easily be stored.

Arcadia 85 yacht main saloon is more intimate and provides space for up to 8 guests. However, the aft deck being well protected against the sea elements, gives a larger possibility to guests to spend most of the time there, instead of inside. The interior of the Yacht features modern furniture by well known “made in Italy” design brands, such as Poltrone Frau, Cassina and Schiffini. Almost all the interiors are composed of loose pieces of furniture, thus giving the option of modular layouts. In the Far East version, Arcadia 85 has a separation between galley and the dining area. Access to the wheelhouse is on the left side.