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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.
Megayacht RED SQUARE is a 72m luxury motor yacht currently under construction at the Turkish shipyard Dunya Yachts. Production is well under way and Superyacht RED SQUARE is expected to be launched in April 2011. ... read full story
Luxury Benetti Classic 120 motor yacht OCEAN DREAM, (hull BC 122) was launched in January. The Benetti Classic 120 yacht has now been delivered and is set for a summer season of chartering in the Mediterranean. ... read full story
Sanlorenzo celebrates the launch of motor yacht Anastasia M, another semi-displacement flagship Sanlorenzo superyacht. The prestigious Italian Shipyard is focused on the production of exclusively tailor-made motor yachts according to the requirements and style of every single owner, has recently launched another flagship of the GRP navettas with semi-displacement hull (SD line) and Anastasia M... ... read full story
Malayasia's Boustead Yachts (BY) is in negotiations with an unnamed but established European superyacht yard to start building production superyachts between 25m-30m (82ft-98ft). ... read full story
Motor yacht Livia was styled by René van der Velden, who has created a sleek low-profile exterior with an elegant flared bow, a sloping stern with twin stairways, a graceful sheer line and bold fashion plates. The round-bilged hull from the boards of Diana Yacht Design ensures exceptional comfort at sea, while the economical shaping combines with tankage for some 28,000 litres of fuel to give Livia an impressive transatlantic range. ... read full story
The elegant and technologically advanced Sanlorenzo navettas, incuding the newly launched motoryacht Anastasia M, stand out in the yachting world for their layout, that perfectly combine modern lines with retro shapes, recalling the great transatlantic liners of the 30s. ... read full story
Riza Tansu launches the Superyacht CEYLAN and offers insight into the design process of the Superyacht NOMADE
The impressive, newly launched super yacht CEYLAN from the Turkish Yacht designer and builder Riza Tansu and her slightly larger sistership NOMADE are a result of long and detailed design work taking over a year. First starting with the conceptual design, then working closely with the clients, designing towards their needs, but also retaining the... ... read full story
Gulf Craft, the region’s largest and internationally renowned boat manufacturer has announced its participation at the fifth Beirut International Boat and Super Yacht Show which will get underway from 19th May. During the five day show, marine enthusiasts will be able to experience Gulf Craft’s signature luxury yacht – the Majesty 88 through its dealer,... ... read full story
The PJ150-7 VANTAGE features an open-plan salon, bar and dining area for ten. The Yacht's master suite has a private study, his- and-hers bathrooms and a walk-in dressing area. There are two double cabins with ensuite bathroom and two cabins, each with two single beds and one Pullman. Yacht VANTAGE can accommodate twelve guests and eight crew members. There is a fully integrated, centralised entertainment system throughout. ... read full story