Luxury Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

What is a luxury yacht? Luxury Yachts as a term generally mean private boats of ...

Luxury Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

What is a luxury yacht? Luxury Yachts as a term generally mean private boats of more than 22m or 80 feet in length, built with the aim of providing their owners and guests with ultimate luxury and comfort during their entire stay on board. Sailing yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, trimarans, gullets, superyachts, mega yachts, giga yachts, classic yachts or modern yachts with state-of-the-art amenities, technology and design all fall under the category of ‘luxury yachts’. There are numerous luxury yacht builders, designers, naval architects, interior designers, lighting designers, various product suppliers and service supplies in the industry specialising in luxury yachts, offering the highest possible standard of their services and assistance to future owners and managers of these vessels. View more on yacht builders and designers here.

Some owners prefer to keep their privacy and use their yachts for private holidays with family, friends, business partners and colleagues. Others, offer their vessels for luxury yacht charter around various destinations in the world. Two of the most important destinations from yacht rental point of view are the Mediterranean (mainly in the summer) and the Caribbean (during the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months). Other important luxury yacht charter destinations include the South Pacific, Asia, Northern Europe, with remote destinations such as Antarctica and Pacific North West being increasingly sought-after by adventure-seeking yacht charter clients.

Luxury yachts offer deluxe and luxurious accommodation in cabins, with en suite bathrooms, the finest in furnishing and linens, latest in technology, air-conditioning and various other comforts expected of these boats. There is usually one or more saloons available for entertainment, socialising and relaxation, as well as numerous dining options, including al fresco dining possibilities. Exterior deck areas tend to offer plenty of space for sunbathing, with larger yachts fitted with the very popular Jacuzzi spa or even a large swimming pool. All luxury yachts have a selection of various water toys at guests’ disposal for in-water entertainment and fun.
Below you will find the latest news and articles from the world of luxury yachts, and if you are interested in chartering one of these, don’t hesitate to contact our team of brokers here.

Northcoast Yachts launch 125ft Superyacht.

April 07, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Northcoast Yachts have launched a 38 metre semi-displacement Superyacht - The Northcoast 125. ... read full story

Planetsolar – the World’s Largest Solar Powered Yacht Launched

April 06, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Catamaran PLANETSOLAR which is the world’s largest solar powered yacht designed to circumnavigate the globe was launched to celebration on the 31st of March 2010. ... read full story

Meya Meya custom yacht launched by Logos

April 01, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The Turkish yard LOGOS have launched their fifth custom yacht Meya Meya, which means one hundred percent. Meya Meya is a 35 metre motor yacht, currently undergoing finishing work and sea trials before her delivery to her owners in June 2010. Ed Fry of Fryco-USA are the people responsible for the naval architecture and the... ... read full story

Lurssen Yacht APOISE Sold for $46 million at Caymans Superyacht Auction Sale

March 31, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Yacht Apoise Sold Superyacht Auction

The winning bid price to sell superyacht APOISE came in below the estimated worth of APOISE, which is around $87,000,000. There is some comment that a yacht broker could have achieved a higher price for the seller. ... read full story

Nobiskrug launches 74 m Superyacht Mogambo

March 31, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

During yacht Mogambo's launching ceremony and old tradition was followed. This consisted of the serving of a hearty soup in the shipbuilding hall for all employees and subcontractors. Nobiskrug's Managing Directors and the Project Manager, Mr Mark Velthaus, as well as the Owner’s Representative expressed their thanks for the trustful and successful cooperation in the building of the yacht. ... read full story

Megayacht Bel Abri launched by Amels.

March 31, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Luxury motor yacht BEL ABRI is a 52m (171ft) Superyacht built by Amels recently launched and currently undergoing her first sea-trials. ... read full story

The Shipyard Cup 27-29 August 2010.

March 31, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 2010 Shipyard Cup will be held from the 27th to the 29th of August 2010 in Maine. The founding sponsors The Hodgdon Group and Boothbay Region Boatyard have announced that "Big Boat Racing" is back in Maine. ... read full story

SuperYacht ‘GO’ launched by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouwyacht shipyard

March 30, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The luxury motor yacht GO, built by the Feadship Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouwyacht builder, was built under the project name SL39 mk3. She left the shipyard for the final fit-out and sea trial yesterday and is due to be delivered in April. The 39 metre  GO is being powered by 1,055 hp MTU 12V 2000... ... read full story

New floating Jetty at Port Denarau Marina, Fiji.

March 30, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

In February, Port Denarau Marina, on Fiji’s West Coast completed a NZD $2 million floating jetty comprising of 46 berths. The project was a joint effort between Bellingham Marine New Zealand and the Skeggs Group of New Zealand. ... read full story

Sailing yacht RANGER – the “overall” winner of the Saint Barths Bucket Regatta 2010.

March 30, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing yacht Ranger wins J Class Regatta Newport

The Saint Barth’s Bucket Regatta 2010 winner was the J-Class sailing yacht RANGER. Second place belonged to the Perini Navi Andromeda la Dea, with the Perini Navi P2 in third place overall. ... read full story

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