Expedition Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

First 42m Sanlorenzo Explorer Yacht 460EXP to debut at Monaco Yacht Show 2015

August 26, 2015

The first 42-metre explorer yacht 460EXP by Sanlorenzo will debut at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015, running in the popular Monaco yacht vacation location from September 23 to 26. The flagship model of the Sanlorenzo explorer range, motor yacht 460EXP boasts sophisticated exterior design by Francesco Paszkowski. During the event, the shipyard will display two luxury superyachts.

Sanlorenzo 460EXP Yacht

Sanlorenzo 460EXP Yacht

Offering stability, security, autonomy, limited draft and a remarkable agility for her category, Sanlorenzo superyacht 460EXP can easily reach distant or rarely visited destinations. Moreover, she can navigate close to the shoreline.

Furthermore, luxury yacht 460EXP by Sanlorenzo offers substantial self-sufficiency and features a large space on board to host different toys and equipment. The lower deck boasts such remarkable features as a beach club with a bar, a sauna, a fitness area, a spa, as well as an “endless swimming pool” in which guests can swim against an artificial current.

Sanlorenzo 460EXP yacht is powered by twin CAT C32 Acert diesel engines. She is capable of covering over 4000 nautical miles autonomously at an economical speed of 11 knots.

View more charter yachts built by SANLORENZO here.

Highly innovative 36m Motor Yacht FX 360 concept by F.O. Design

August 19, 2015

The all-new, highly innovative 36-metre motor yacht FX 360 concept is the first vessel of the new series EcoExplorer Jonic Marine Factory, developed by the Italy-based design studio F.O. Design, led by Manlio Formentini. Boasting slender lines, superyacht FX 360 concept is a true explorer, designed for long voyages.

New 36m explorer yacht FX 360 concept by F.O. Design

New 36m explorer yacht FX 360 concept by F.O. Design

Luxury yacht FX 360 concept is to be built using light alloy, in order to reduce the weight to only 180 tons. This, combined with a long waterline length, allows the four Siemens electric motors to have the yacht cruise in a zero emissions mode at 13 knots. Power to the motors can be supplied directly by the generators, with the option of relying on battery power that can provide up to 8 hours of sailing in complete silence and comfort for navigation in protected areas or with special restrictions.

Superyacht FX 360 concept from above

Superyacht FX 360 concept from above

The main deck of the 36m super yacht FX 360 concept hosts a full-beam master cabin with large windows as well as a private bathroom, while the lower deck features four guest cabins, including two double cabins and two twin cabins.

Luxury yacht FX 360 concept

Luxury yacht FX 360 concept

The upper deck hosts an outdoor seating area and a living area with dining table, while the extreme bow area is a large technical area that can serve as a garage for tender. On deck, there are three sunbathing areas: in the bow, stern and on the flybridge. Moreover, there are sofas, chairs and a comfortable seating, as well as a mini pool with Jacuzzi. Furthermore, the wide flush foredeck can accommodate helicopter landings.

The 36m FX 360 superyacht concept is a true explorer, boasting impressive long-distance cruising figures. These include a range of 4000 nm at 12 knots, 30,000 liters fuel capacity and 6000 liters of fresh water.

Impressive 75m Explorer Yacht EXPEDITION concept by Andy Waugh Yacht Design

August 18, 2015

The impressive 75-metre explorer yacht EXPEDITION concept has been proudly unveiled by Andy Waugh Yacht Design. Luxury mega yacht EXPEDITION concept is a striking high-volume explorer, boasting unparalleled levels of accommodation and a wonderful selection of features, usually found on yachts measuring above 90m in length.

75m mega yacht EXPEDITION concept by Andy Waugh Yacht Design

75m mega yacht EXPEDITION concept by Andy Waugh Yacht Design

The extraordinary 75m superyacht EXPEDITION concept features a full size, permanent helipad and heli-garage able to host the Eurocopter 135 on the bridge deck, while on the owner’s deck beneath an amazing infinity pool can be found. The vast upper deck features a fully equipped spa with sauna, steam room and massage room, while aft of the spa, on top of the helicopter garage is a large, open sun deck with panoramic views, with a smaller sun deck with a Jacuzzi positioned forward.

Luxury explorer yacht EXPEDITION concept

Luxury explorer yacht EXPEDITION concept

The main saloon aboard luxury yacht EXPEDITION concept can be unusually found aft on the owner’s deck to allow guests access to the large communal aft deck and pool area. Forward of the main saloon, the formal dining room as well as cinema can be found, with the owner’s suite positioned as far forward as possible to ensure maximum privacy.

Superyacht EXPEDITION concept from above

Superyacht EXPEDITION concept from above

The main deck of EXPEDITION yacht concept hosts guest accommodation, including two VIP cabins and four guest cabins. Moreover, there is a large gym and access down to the generous beach club, positioned aft on the lower deck. The huge tender garage can be found forward of the engine room, with crew accommodation positioned towards the bow. The garage can store two 11-metre tenders, rescue boat and jet-skis.

Aboard EXPEDITION Yacht Concept

Aboard EXPEDITION Yacht Concept

The styling of EXPEDITION superyacht concept features futuristic and radical aspects to give an impression of an unthreatening, classic yacht design. Thanks to smoothly curved surfacing and sharp edges, the vessel boasts eye-catching and unique sculptured effects centred around balconies amidships.

New Mondomarine Super Yacht M40 Explorer with delivery in early 2017

August 06, 2015

The all-new 40-metre super yacht M40 Explorer is currently under construction at the prestigious Italian shipyard Mondomarine, with delivery scheduled for early 2017. Sergio Cutolo of Hydro Tec was responsible for the exterior design of luxury motor yacht M40 Explorer, with interior design by Umberto Fossati of Fossati Design Bureau. This beauty can be seen in the video below, made by ‘perfect’.

Once completed, luxury yacht M40 Explorer by Mondomarine will boast very low consumption rates and an unrivalled range. She will be the perfect family vessel to cruise the world in maximum comfort, with the volumes as generous as the range performances, close to 430 GT.

There are more charter yachts built by Mondomarine here.

107M Explorer Yacht ULYSSES arrives in Germany for final outfitting

August 05, 2015

Yesterday, August 4, 2015 saw the 107m explorer yacht ULYSSES (hull 366) arrive in Germany’s Bremerhaven for her final outfitting. Built by Kleven in Norway, motor yacht ULYSSES will be completed by the Stahlbau Nord Shipyard, responsible for the construction of the 115m mega yacht LUNA.

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

Marin Teknikk was responsible for the exterior design of mega yacht ULYSSES, with interior design by H2 Yacht Design. Once completed, she will accommodate an amazing number of 60 guests in maximum comfort. Designed especially for long expeditions in rough waters, she boasts such notable amenities as a helicopter landing pad, helicopter garage, swimming pool, as well as a large 21m tender on the foredeck.

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.