The 96 metre Michael Leach designed and Blohm + Voss made superyacht Orca was launched last Friday from the shipyard in Hamburg in Germany. This futuristic superyacht named Orca has been designed by the British design studio Michael Leach Design Ltd. The Orca features a futuristic exoskeletal curving superstructure, aggressive lines and innovative glazing. Its... ... read full story
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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.
Super Yacht Leviathan is a 49 metre motor yacht designed by the Croatian studios 2pixel studio in cooperation with Navtec Marine. ... read full story
With such a large volume the charter yacht Loaloat Al Behar has seven full sized luxurious suites is able to accommodate 27 guests sleeping overnight. ... read full story
Oceanco proudly delivered the 85.5m Y705 SUNRAYS, ahead of schedule on the 9th of March. After breaking the champagne bottle over the bow at her delivery party at the Oceanco shipyard, the 85.5m SUNRAYS took to the sea on her maiden voyage with great success. ... read full story
The Couach group signed their first contract for the 50 metre flybridge yacht 5000 FLY in December 2006, since then this amazing yacht turned many heads. Her hull and superstructure are fully built in Glass Kevlar, carbon reinforced with new generation engines: 2 x MTU 5300 HP mounted in free-standing, with transatlantic range of 4000... ... read full story
Troy Marine’s Superyacht Imbros is the largest project to date launched from this well known Turkish shipyard on the 9th January 2010. The 42 metre super yacht Imbros’ excellent performance was confirmed during her sea trials and she exceeded all expectations. The interior design of this stunning super yacht is at the stage of finalization,... ... read full story
South Africa is set to host the most vibrant and exciting FIFA World Cup in history, taking place from 11 June - 11 July, 2010. The World Cup will bring together the world’s finest football teams to battle it out in South Africa. ... read full story