Luxury Yacht Design Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

What is the latest news in the world of yacht design? What yacht designers are ...

Luxury Yacht Design Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

What is the latest news in the world of yacht design? What yacht designers are driving the latest and greatest superyacht projects?

This part of the site showcases news and information relating to new luxury yacht designs and design concepts as created and sent in by the large yacht designer community. Yacht design is the sometimes unheralded heart of the luxury yacht industry as this is where a large custom yacht begins her journey from conception to eventual launch and navigation.

CharterWorld keeps informed of the latest ideas, designs and technology in yachting as a pointer to where the yachting industry is heading. Some of the yacht designs in this section are general ideas or concepts that may never be built and become launched yachts whilst others have been commissioned and are currently in build or navigation.

If you wish to tell the world about your new yacht design simply contact a yachting writer at news@charterworld.com

The Largest Sports Charter Yachts in the World: Motor Yachts ZEUS & PURE ONE

March 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

If you love the luxury and style of a large superyacht but wish to move about between desired locations, with exhilaration and speed, there are currently two options worldwide. One is called motor yacht ZEUS and the other is called PURE ONE. Both superyacht PURE ONE and ZEUS are available for luxury yacht charters in... ... read full story

Blohm + Voss unveil the “ultimate SUV at sea,” the B+V 120 MY/X.

March 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Super yacht builder Blohm + Voss are unveiling the newest addition to the expanding fleet they name the “ultimate SUV at sea,” the B+V 120 MY/X. The expedition yacht measures 124.2 meters (407 feet), and is designed to combine comfortable worldwide cruising for 18 Guests plus a vast amount of exploration equipment. ... read full story

Yacht SKY – Heesen Yachts latest & largest superyacht at almost 50m

March 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Yacht SKY - Heesen Yachts

The Heesen Superyacht SKY has been launched. The large luxury yacht builder Heesen Yachts from Holland has announced the launch of their new motor yacht SKY. Yacht SKY was built as hull number 14750 and she measures in at just less than 50m (49.80m LOA).  This makes motor yacht SKY Heesen Yacht’s largest displacement yacht... ... read full story

The New Azimut Grande 120 SL

March 11, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Azimut yachts have launched a new division of yachts to be named Azimut Grande. The Azimut Grande range will encompass all of the Azimut fleet over 100ft and will include the addition of 4 new superyachts by 2013. The Azimut 120 SL will be the first model to be launched in the new range which is due to be completed over the next few months. ... read full story

ISA 63m superyacht revealed.

March 10, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

ISA (International Shipyards Ancona) have built their largest super yacht to date which has been spotted outside the shed in which she was built. The incredible new 63 metre motor yacht is the first of three superyachts over 50 meters due to be launched and delivered by the shipyard this year. The magnificent 63m displacement... ... read full story

Luxury Motor yacht OCEAN PEARL unveiled.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

YachtPlus have unveiled their new 41m (134ft) Lord Foster + Partners designed super yacht called OCEAN PEARL in Carrara, Italy.  The Foster design was teamed with the technological skill of Rodriquez Cantieri Navali and will undergo official sea trials prior to its official launch in April.  Motor yacht OCEAN PEARL is the 2nd yacht to... ... read full story

Planetsolar – the World’s Largest Solar Powered Yacht will circumnavigate the globe in 2011.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

   A selection of international scientists, engineers and boat builders from Germany and Switzerland have developed the world’s largest solar powered yacht designed to circumnavigate the world. The PlanetSolar catamaran, conceptualised by Swiss designer Raphael Domjan and built by Knierim Yacht Club in Kiel in northern Germany, was unveiled on February 25, 2010 at the... ... read full story

Motor Yacht CANDYSCAPE II by Viareggio Superyachts

January 05, 2009

Written by Mike Smith

Yacht CANDYSCAPE II was built and launched by Viareggio Superyachts in Italy in 2009, and was designed by Espen Oeino with Naval Architecture by Studio Arnaboldi. Superyacht Candyscape II boasts a magnificent interior which was designed by the London based Candy & Candy design.  CANDYSCAPE II is 61.8 metres in length overall with a beam... ... read full story

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