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New Explorer 40M Wide Bow Superyacht Design by Andrea Borzelli & Sara Berta Architetti

August 04, 2015

The new Explorer 40M Wide Bow superyacht represents the latest design unveiled by Andrea Borzelli & Sara Berta Architetti from Italy. The studio took inspiration from their recent involvement in the military field of design, and chose a semi-displacement hull for their new Explorer 40M yacht design.

New Explorer 40M Wide Bow Superyacht Design by Andrea Borzelli & Sara Berta Architetti

New Explorer 40M Wide Bow Superyacht Design by Andrea Borzelli & Sara Berta Architetti

Motor yacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow design boasts a uniquely developed bow section. This area is simply where the vessel is expected to be lived.

Superyacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow from above

Superyacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow from above

Luxury superyacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow

Luxury superyacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow

Motor yacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow - side view

Motor yacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow – side view

Super yacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow - Helipad

Super yacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow – Helicopter

The external areas aboard luxury yacht Explorer 40M Wide Bow are strongly connected with the contemporary interiors, which can be particularly seen in the owner’s cabin where the sunlight comes in not only from the two folding balcony, but mostly through the pool just next to the cabin at bow side. Connection and continuity between “in and out” provides the feeling of a stronger relation with the surrounding environment.

Explorer 40M Wide Bow Yacht - Owners Cabin

Explorer 40M Wide Bow Yacht – Owners Cabin

Explorer 40M Wide Bow superyacht - Owners Cabin

Explorer 40M Wide Bow superyacht – Owners Cabin

Massive 107m Kleven Explorer Yacht ULYSSES to undergo outfitting in Germany

August 03, 2015

The massive 107m Kleven explorer yacht ULYSSES (hull 366) is believed to undergo her exterior finishing as well as interior outfitting in Germany. Marin Teknikk was responsible for the exterior design of the 2015-launched motor yacht ULYSSES, with interior design by H2 Yacht Design. She is expected to cruise the seven seas soon. The photo below, taken by Martin Hauge-Nilsen and shared by Kleven, shows the yacht during her sea trials in the Norwegian fjords this summer.

107m Expedition Yacht ULYSSES (hull 366) - Photo by Martin Hauge-Nilsen and Kleven

107m Expedition Yacht ULYSSES (hull 366) – Photo by Martin Hauge-Nilsen and Kleven

Once completed, the voluminous 107-metre mega yacht ULYSSES will comfortably sleep an amazing number of 60 guests. Designed especially for long expeditions in rough waters, she blends a robust, hard-working character with luxurious added extras, including a huge swimming pool, a helipad and hangar, as well as a 21m tender on the foredeck.

Construction of First Motor Yacht BERING 77 Well Underway

July 31, 2015

Unveiled by Bering Yachts earlier this year, the steel motor yacht Bering 77 is a lovely and robust expeditionary yacht, designed for a long-range cruising with extreme comfort. Construction of the first Bering 77 yacht, part of the Expedition series, is currently well underway. Two hulls of Bering 77 have already been ordered, both by current Bering owners.

First Explorer Yacht Bering 77 under construction

First Expeditionary Yacht Bering 77 under construction

Luxury yacht Bering 77 can provide comfortable accommodation in either five or six private cabins. On deck, the Portuguese bridge has been merged into the foredeck, resulting in a generous, forward-facing seating area.

The hull of Bering 77 yacht features a bulbous bow design, twin-engine configuration, hard chines and prop-protecting gondolas. To be run by twin Cummins QSM-11s, the vessel is scheduled for CE Ocean A sea-state certification, irrespective of its delivery destination.

First Superyacht BERING 80 on track for launch in September 2015

July 31, 2015

Construction of the first superyacht Bering 80 is currently nearing completion at Bering Yachts. Due to be launched in September 2015, luxury motor yacht Bering 80 is a superb transoceanic heavy displacement vessel, part of the Expedition series.

Expedition Yacht Bering 80 under construction at Bering Yachts

Expedition Yacht Bering 80 under construction at Bering Yachts

Featuring a very bold profile, super yacht Bering 80 boasts an amazingly massive bow with tremendous reserve buoyancy. This allows her to cruise up and over large open-ocean swells with maximum comfort and safety.

The classic passage maker look of Bering 80 yacht is ensured by the pilothouse and Portuguese bridge. As capable as she looks, Bering 80 can cruise well over 6,000 nautical miles with full tanks, thanks to her enormous fuel capacity.

New website and new luxury yacht projects unveiled by SABDES Design

July 28, 2015

Australia-based Yacht stylist Scott Blee of the studio SABDES Design is proud to announce that they have successfully launched their new website and are working on several new projects. These include a radically styled 33,5m (110’) Axebow long range motor yacht design, currently undergoing engineering at a shipyard in Turkey.

Passagemaker 110 Yacht Concept by SABDES Design

Passagemaker 110 Yacht Concept by SABDES Design

The 33,5m SABDES superyacht design is being developed on a semi displacement hull form with maximum cruising speed of 18 knots. The styling of the vessel features militaristic cues with ‘faceted’ surfacing, which also helps to simplify her building.

SABDES Design is also working on a minimal 40m (131’) motor yacht, destined for the purpose of safe and luxurious worldwide cruising. She boasts a vast forward sundeck and glass in the aft bulwarks.

Passagemaker 110 superyacht concept by SABDES Design

Passagemaker 110 superyacht concept by SABDES Design

Two other projects with exterior styling by SABDES Design are expected to be launched in August/September 2015; a 70′ passagemaker and an 80ft Explorer Yacht, the latter for a Russian client, both at the final stage of construction at Bering Yachts.

The new website is called ‘SABDES Yacht Design : Exterior Styling, Concepts & Design‘. It also shows some of their current design collaborations with Feadship, Icon Yachts and Bering Yachts.

Voluminous 107M Kleven Mega Yacht ULYSSES

July 24, 2015

The first private superyacht build by the Norwegian family-owned manufacturer of commercial vessels Kleven, the voluminous 107M mega yacht ULYSSES is a robust vessel, destined for long-range passages, also in challenging sea conditions. Recently spotted under sea trials, the brand new Kleven hull 366 motor yacht ULYSSES features exterior design by the Norwegian ship design company, Marin Teknikk. Take a glimpse at this impressive vessel in the video below, made by ‘perfect’.

Spreading over seven decks, luxury superyacht ULYSSES can sleep 60 guests in supreme comfort. The many notable amenities of ULYSSES include a helicopter landing pad, helicopter garage, swimming pool, as well as a large 21m tender on the foredeck.

New Deutsche Yachten Member Drettmann Yachts to present first Explorer Yacht DEY24 in January

July 24, 2015

A new member of the German Boat and Ship Building association GERMAN YACHTS (Deutsche Yachten), Drettmann Yachts has announced that the first 24-metre explorer yacht DEY24 will be officially introduced to the public in January 2016. Completion of the luxury yacht DEY24 is planned for late September 2015.

Drettmann Explorer Yacht 24

Drettmann Explorer Yacht 24

Once completed, superyacht DEY24 will offer accommodation in 3 lovely and comfortable cabins. In addition, there will be a generous eating and living area on the main deck, as well as a beach club with a lounge and sauna directly next to the swimming platform and a large garage for a Williams 445 tender and a SeaDoo RXP, launched with the use of a 1.2 t crane.

The family owned Drettmann Yachts builds their yachts in a very close cooperation with the new owner of their individual yacht, boasting the most innovative technical parts and striking interior design by the yard’s in-house team.

Newly launched SANLORENZO Explorer Superyacht 460EXP

July 24, 2015

The newly launched SANLORENZO explorer superyacht 460EXP can be seen in the video below, released by ‘perfect’. The 42-metre motor yacht 460EXP is a striking displacement vessel, built to the highest construction standards. She will be showcased at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, along with the 46Steel super yacht SCORPION.

Characterized by high technology and comfort on board, as well as notable cruising self-sufficiency and endurance, luxury yacht 460EXP by SANLORENZO boasts strong and imposing external lines, that evoke the big exploration ships that cruise in remote and unknown areas. The lower deck features a beach club with a bar and an exclusive terrace on the sea, along with 5 gorgeous guest cabins. There is also a fitness room, a generous owner’s suite and two large saloons on the main and upper deck.

More charter yachts built by SANLORENZO.

Eagerly awaited launch of first SANLORENZO expedition yacht 460EXP

July 22, 2015

Last week saw the Italian shipyard, Sanlorenzo, celebrate the eagerly awaited launch of expedition yacht 460EXP – the first explorer unit of its range. Built to the highest construction standards, luxury motor yacht 460EXP can be characterized by high technology and comfort on board, as well as remarkable cruising self-sufficiency and endurance. She will be unveiled at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show on September 23, where Sanlorenzo will also display the 46Steel superyacht SCORPION.

First Sanlorenzo explorer yacht 460EXP at launch

First Sanlorenzo explorer yacht 460EXP at launch

Measuring 42,2m in length, superyacht 460EXP is a robust displacement vessel in steel and aluminium, spanning over five generous decks.  She boasts strong and imposing external lines, that evoke the big exploration ships that cruise in remote and unknown areas.

Sanlorenzo motor yacht 460EXP on the water

Sanlorenzo motor yacht 460EXP on the water

The main deck of Sanlorenzo’s 460EXP yacht can host a large tender, water toys, sailing or fishing boats, surf boards, etc. while cruising. When at anchor and free of equipment, the main deck can become a wide solarium with a large and heated ‘endless swimming pool’, in which guests can swim againt an artificial current.

The lower deck of luxury yacht 460EXP hosts a beach club with a bar and an exclusive terrace on the sea, thanks to the fully openable stern, along with 5 lovely guest cabins. Moreover, the vessel also boasts a fitness room, a generous owner’s suite and two large saloons on the main and upper deck.

Launch of Sanlorenzo superyacht 460EXP

Launch of Sanlorenzo superyacht 460EXP

In terms of performance, 460EXP superyacht is capable of covering more than 4000 nautical miles autonomously at an economical speed of 11 knots. She is run by twin CAT C32 Acert diesel engines.

More charter yachts by SANLORENZO can be found here.

Lovely Bandido 90 Expedition Yacht LITTLE BLUE by Jade Yachts in Fort Lauderdale

July 21, 2015

ZipZapPower’ has released a video below, showing the lovely Bandido 90 expedition yacht LITTLE BLUE, while leaving the popular Florida yacht vacation destination – Fort Lauderdale. Built by the Chinese shipyard Jade Yachts, the 26,8-metre superyacht LITTLE BLUE has been entirely designed by Espinosa Yacht Design.

Built to DNV (Det Norske Veritas) classification society rules, luxury motor yacht LITTLE BLUE can sleep up to 8 guests in supreme comfort, providing them with 4 well-appointed cabins. She also carries a crew of 4 members onboard.

More charter yachts with design by Juan Carlos Espinosa can be found here.