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.

Superyacht Project 116 built by Danish yachts in its final stages of construction.

April 30, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Motor yacht Project 116 is in final stages of construction at Danish Yachts' shipyard in Skagen. The 38m jet driven Espen Oeino designed motor yacht Project 116 is aiming to undergo sea trials this summer, 4 months earlier than expected and will be unveiled later this year. ... read full story

Charter Luxury yacht BIG FISH in Antarctica.

April 29, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Luxury explorer motor yacht BIG FISH is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to charter in the unique and exclusive destination – Antarctica. You could be among the first to have a Big Fish experience on a breathtaking adventure. There are packages available in Antarctica from late December 2010 to March 2011. Enquire for full details here. ... read full story

Lurssen Yachts Purchase another Shipyard from Hegemann Group

April 29, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Although the Hegemann Group has sold the Rolandwerft Shipyard, all 130 roles of employment and nine trainee positions at the site will be protected. The Hegemann Group holds three shipbuilding halls, one ship lift and an outfitting quay as well as two berths on the Weser. ... read full story

OCEANCO CHANGES OWNERSHIP

April 29, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Oceanco Yachts, one of the world’s most significant builders of luxury superyachts, has been acquired by Mohammed Al Barwani, a private investor, who is based in the Sultanate of Oman. Barwani has interests in oil, gas, manufacturing, and minerals in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific through MB Holding Company LLC as well as investments in various other diversified assets. ... read full story

Perini Navi sailing yacht C.2173 hull turned

April 28, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The latest 50m Perini Navi hull C. 2173 has completed hull turning operations at the Perini Navi Istanbul/Yildiz facility. ... read full story

A 65 metre super yacht FAMILY DAY launched by Codecasa

April 28, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The 65 metre superyacht Family Day was launched recently by the shipyard Codecasa. The owner of the Cantieri Navali Codecasa in Viareggio, Fulvio Codecasa, introduced the newest motor yacht Family Day, Codecasa 65 Hull S 71 with the following words: “With her 65 metres of LOA, 18 knots speed in absolute comfort, her elegant interior... ... read full story

Superyacht Princess Claudia Launched by Sanlorenzo Shipyard in Viareggio

April 28, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy, Princess Claudia was recently launched by SanLorenzo shipyard. The 4th hull in the sensational line of the fast aluminium superyachts, with a planning hull built by Sanlorenzo Shipyard in Viareggio measures 40 metres and has a beam measuring 7.90 metres. Absolute innovation are the characteristics of the Princess Claudia superyacht, which... ... read full story

The Heesen unveil their new 6500 Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF)

April 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Heesen Yachts have unveiled their revolutionary 65m aluminium design based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). The innovative concept for the new hull design will increase overall performance. ... read full story

Megayacht Graffiti (Project 783) launched by Nobiskrug

April 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Superyacht GRAFFITI (Hull number 783) was launched into the River Eider from Nobiskrug Shipyard in Rendsberg. ... read full story

Kingship launches the 2nd Magellan 110, project KS005

April 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Kingship launched their second Magellan 110, project KS005 on the 14th of April. The yacht is undergoing sea trials and is scheduled to be delivered this summer. ... read full story

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