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Striking 50m HEESEN Superyacht ANN G in Rotterdam for christening

July 20, 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015 saw the striking 50-metre superyacht ANN G (YN 17350) arrive in Rotterdam, the Netherlands for her christening, following her final outfitting in Hellevoetsluis. Launched by the prominent Dutch shipyard HEESEN last month, luxury motor yacht ANN G is a round bilge, displacement vessel below 500GT, with exterior design by Clifford Denn and naval architecture by Van Oossanen.

50m Heesen superyacht ANN G (YN 17350) in Hellevoetsluis - Photo by Dutchmegayachts

50m Heesen superyacht ANN G (YN 17350) in Hellevoetsluis – Photo by Dutchmegayachts

A total number of 8 guests can be comfortably accommodated aboard super yacht ANN G (YN 17350), providing 4 stylish and elegant cabins, including the main deck owner’s cabin, three double cabins and one twin cabin. There is also a generous beach club with gym equipment at the stern, as well as an unusual bar that is half on the aft deck outside and continues into the main saloon, creating an breath-taking inside-outside connection.

More charter yachts by Heesen.

First technical sea trial for Beautiful Mulder 94 Voyager Luxury Yacht FIREFLY

July 17, 2015

Last month saw the beautiful new Mulder 94 Voyager luxury yacht FIREFLY undergo her first technical sea trial on the Old Rhine in the Netherlands. Launched by Mulder Shipyard in May 2015, the 28-metre superyacht FIREFLY is a fully custom, classic but modern motor yacht, built with all the features of a Superyacht, providing supreme comfort on the water in the most luxurious environment. She is expected to be delivered to her Owner this month.  

Mulder 94 Voyager Yacht FIREFLY on the Old Rhine

Mulder 94 Voyager Yacht FIREFLY on the Old Rhine

Vripack Naval Architects were responsible for the naval architecture of motor yacht FIREFLY, while her exterior and interior were created by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. Her contemporary, light-coloured interiors can sleep guests in a generous master suite, a large VIP stateroom and two guest staterooms, all with en suite bathrooms. There is also a huge and bright 40 square meter saloon and an adjacent dining room that can comfortably host 8 guests.

Launch of New Darwin Class 107 Expedition Yacht STORM at Cantiere delle Marche

July 17, 2015

The launch of the new Darwin Class 107 expedition yacht STORM, which took place on July 15 at the Ancona-based shipyard Cantiere delle Marche (CdM) in Italy can be seen in the video below, released by Denison Yacht Sales – an exclusive dealer for the range of explorer yachts by CdM in the USA. The flagship superyacht STORM represents the first yacht over 100ft launched by the shipyard. She will make her world premiere at the 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival.

Built for an experienced British yachtsman, the Darwin Class 107 luxury yacht STORM provides comfortable accommodation in 4 beautifully appointed cabins, magnificently designed by PFA Design. One of many remarkable features aboard this striking vessel is the presence of a radio room adjacent to the bridge, which is absolutely unusual for boats of this size.

Successful sea trials for 91m LURSSEN Mega Yacht LADY LARA (Project ORCHID)

July 17, 2015

The mighty 91m (298’5’’) LURSSEN mega yacht LADY LARA, previously known as Project ORCHID, has successfully completed her sea trials in the Baltic Sea under perfect weather conditions. Entirely designed by Reymond Langton Design, luxury motor yacht LADY LARA is scheduled for delivery in late summer 2015.

91m LURSSEN super yacht ORCHID under sea trial - Photo by Carl Groll

91m LURSSEN super yacht LADY LARA (Project ORCHID) under sea trial – Photo by Carl Groll

Representing a harmonious balance, luxury superyacht LADY LARA boasts sweeping curves and elegant proportions, ensuring her feminine beauty and elegance. At the same time, she features strong, sculptured surfaces defined by sharp lines. This results in a sharp contrast with highlights as well as shadows that lend the superstructure a unique form that slightly changes in different lights as the sun moves across the sky.

Luxury motor yacht ORCHID - Photo by Klaus Jordan

Luxury motor yacht LADY LARA – Photo by Klaus Jordan

LURSSEN super yacht LADY LARA (Project ORCHID) will be privately used and will head to Norway for her maiden voyage and for a crew training trip. From there, she is expected to make her way from Europe across the Atlantic to enjoy the sunny weather in Florida, the Bahamas and The Eastern Caribbean islands in the winter season.

Superyacht ORCHID - Photo by Klaus Jordan

Superyacht LADY LARA – Photo by Klaus Jordan

There are more charter yachts built by Lurssen here.

New 55m AMELS Limited Editions 180 Motor Yacht Hull 470 sold

July 17, 2015

AMELS has proudly announced the sale of the new 55m AMELS 180 Limited Editions motor yacht Hull 470, boasting timeless exterior design by Tim Heywood. The all-new 55m AMELS LE 180 superyacht YN 470 is scheduled for delivery to her Owner in Spring 2017.

AMELS LE 180 super yacht YN 470

AMELS LE 180 super yacht YN 470

The highlights aboard AMELS 180 Limited Editions super yacht Hull 470 include the Owner’s suite with folding balcony and the main saloon’s port and starboard folding bulwarks, amplifying the inside-out feeling on board. At 25 metres long and covering 155 square metres, the huge top deck is undoubtedly one of the largest Sun Decks that can be found on a 55-metre yacht.

“The continuing success of the AMELS 180 and the whole 55 to 83-metre Limited Editions range has really continued unabated,” comments Managing Director Rob Luijendijk. “We’re seeing strong interest in our offer from the Middle East, Latin America and renewed interest from Russia. Exchange rates have played a role with our clients in the US, but we believe the key to our success is our commitment to continuously improve, listen to Owner feedback and strive for perfection.”

AMELS first introduced the Limited Editions yacht concept at the 2005 Monaco Yacht Show. Since then AMELS has constructed more than 20 Limited Editions yachts, completing each yacht on schedule as promised. Now, 10 years later, AMELS is expected to unveil the sixth member of the highly successful Limited Editions family at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show.

See charter yachts built by Amels here.

Lovely Lazzara LSX 75 Motor Yacht ANGELA DAWN underway

July 17, 2015

ZipZapPower’ has released the video below, showing the lovely Lazzara LSX 75 motor yacht ANGELA DAWN underway in the beautiful Florida yacht holiday location – Fort Lauderdale. Custom built in 2008, luxury yacht ANGELA DAWN is currently available for sale.

Accommodation aboard ANGELA DAWN yacht is divided into 4 magnificent staterooms with crew quarters in the aft. One of the special features aboard this beautiful vessel is a custom sliding glass door that opens almost the entire span of the aft deck.

More charter yachts built by Lazzara can be found here.

Tansu Yachts to launch All-New 39m Motor Yacht CUTLASS in September

July 17, 2015

The all-new 39-metre motor yacht CUTLASS is currently at the final stage of construction at the Turkish shipyard, Tansu Yachts. Featuring exterior and interior design by the yard’s in-house team, superyacht CUTLASS bears naval architecture and engineering by Diana Yacht Design and Endaze Marine Engineering. Due to be launched in September 2015, she is currently available for sale.

39m superyacht Cutlass by Tansu Yachts

39m superyacht Cutlass by Tansu Yachts

Mixing up high quality and innovative style, luxury yacht CUTLASS can accommodate 10 guests in 5 beautiful staterooms, including a lavish main deck owner’s suite with his/hers bathroom, two wardrobes and a desk. There are also two double guest cabins and two twin guest cabins, along with 3 double crew cabins, all with private shower and toilet.

Boasting a great superyacht charter potential, the full displacement CUTLASS yacht by Tansu Yachts is fitted with twin CAT C32 diesels with a range of 3,500 nautical miles. She can comfortably cruise at 13 knots.

Striking 65M Mega Yacht Concept by Mengi Yay

July 17, 2015

Take a glimpse at the striking 65m mega yacht concept by the Turkish shipyard Mengi Yay in the video below, made by ‘perfect’. The 65m Mengi Yay superyacht concept has been magnificently penned by Venetian and Studio Starkel.

Superbly penned by Studio Starkel, the stylish interiors of the 65m Mengi Yay motor yacht concept offer deluxe accommodation in 6 lovely cabins. Boasting a generous beam of 11,40 meters, the all-aluminium vessel is run by twin CAT 2260hp diesel engines, achieving a maximum speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots.

There are more charter yachts built by Mengi Yay here.

Impressive 85M Mega Yacht Concept by Mengi Yay

July 17, 2015

The impressive 85,5m mega yacht concept by the Turkish shipyard Mengi Yay can be seen in the video below, made by ‘perfect’. The 85,5m Mengi Yay superyacht concept boasts sophisticated exterior design by Venetian and Studio Starkel.

Created by Studio Starkel, the elegant and striking interiors of the 85,5m Mengi Yay motor yacht concept provide accommodation in 6 beautifully appointed cabins. Boasting an impressive beam of 14,20 meters, the steel and aluminium vessel is designed to reach a top speed of 20 knots and to comfortably cruise at 16 knots, thanks to twin powerful MTU 4,830hp diesel engines.

View more charter yachts built by Mengi Yay.

The world’s first hybrid Superyacht SAVANNAH by FEADSHIP in Bergen, Norway

July 17, 2015

Feadship Fanclub has shared the images below, made by Murky & Eirikj, of the world’s first hybrid superyacht SAVANNAH by FEADSHIP in Bergen, nestled in the enchanting Norway yacht charter location. Having left Amsterdam on July 5, the 83,5m (273’) motor yacht SAVANNAH (hull 686) reached Bergen on July 7.

FEADSHIP mega yacht SAVANNAH (hull 686) in Bergen, Norway - Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Eirikj

FEADSHIP mega yacht SAVANNAH (hull 686) in Bergen, Norway – Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Eirikj

With naval architecture by Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects, mega yacht SAVANNAH has been superbly penned by CG Design, in partnership with Feadship De Voogt NA. Her striking interiors by CG Design can comfortably sleep up to 12 guests and a crew of 26 members.

Luxury yacht SAVANNAH in Bergen - Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Murky

Luxury yacht SAVANNAH in Bergen – Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Murky

Superyacht SAVANNAH - Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Murky

Superyacht SAVANNAH – Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Murky

FEADSHIP luxury yacht SAVANNAH (hull 686) represents the first superyacht in the world to feature an eco-friendly blend of single diesel engine, three gensets, batteries, propeller, azimuting thruster, as well as a streamlined hull shape, offering fuel economies of thirty per cent. Further innovation of this unique and highly innovative vessel represents a floating superstructure, an underwater lounge and the ‘open’ aft deck areas, to name but a few.

SAVANNAH Yacht - Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Murky

SAVANNAH Yacht – Photo by Feadship Fanclub and Murky

See more charter yachts built by Feadship here.