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Codecasa announces launch of Hull F76 from its Vintage Series

June 20, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The first Codecassa 43 Full Beam luxury yacht from the Vintage Series – Hull F76 – has been launched from the Codecasa manufacturing yard in Viareggio, Italy. The following is a press release from Codecasa.

Press Release

The Codecasa Shipyards are proud to announce that they have just launched their new CODECASA 43 Full Beam – Serie Vintage – Hull F76.

The launching took place today, June 16th, 2016 at 10.30 am, at the Codecasa production facility in the Darsena of Viareggio.

CODECASA 43 Full Beam – Serie Vintage - Hull F76.

CODECASA 43 Full Beam – Serie Vintage – Hull F76

The new Hull F76 was built following a now tried-and-tested project of the Yard, while the Interiors were designed by Tommaso Spadolini, in co-operation with the in-house Interior Designers. The Interiors are featured by the light and natural  tones of the oak wood, of the stones and the fabric and an understated yet classy elegance is the keynote throughout the Yacht.

The Yacht is equipped with two Caterpillar 3512C main engines (1.650 HP each at 1,800 rpm) and she is able to reach a top speed of 16.5 knots in light displacement conditions as well as a range of 4,000 nautical miles at the cruising speed of 11 knots. She can assure a comfortable cruising in any weather and sea conditions, thanks to the high building Standards, the large exterior spaces and the remarkable interior volumes, which are slightly under 500 tons GRT.

Red Yacht Design unveils 50m luxury yacht concept ‘Stella’

June 16, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Turkish design studio Red Yacht Design has unveiled its latest hull concept: a sleek and sophisticated 50m luxury yacht by the name of ‘Stella’. Specifically conceived for Mengi-Yay Yachts, the luxury yacht is expected to be taken from the drawing table to market availability within just 24 months.

STELLA concept design from Red Yacht Studios

STELLA concept design from Red Yacht Studios

Stella will feature more than just an expansive sundeck with a pool and beach club: Stella is to be kitted out with top of the range water toys. Her garage will host water skis, diving equipment and a tender every bit as refined as her own design.

Following the true contemporary vision of our time, Red Yacht Design has placed emphasis on space utilisation and ease of movement. As such, the internal layout will not be fixed as the design passes into the hands of Mangi-May Yachts for construction. Current plans put the master suite at the front of the vessel for maximum privacy and to allow for a private spa complete with 2 balconies. However, guests can expect to find unsurpassed comfort in any one of her five suites.

STELLA concept design from Red Yacht Studios

STELLA concept design displaying upper and lower aft decks

Stella will bring together high performance, beauty and guest contentment to ensure that she is a highly desirable luxury yacht once she is available for charter.

DIMENSION
Length Overall 49.8 m
Hull Length 48 m
Beam 9 m
Draft 2.3 m
Displacement (lightship) 350 t

CAPACITIES
Fuel Tank Capacity 60.000 L
Fresh Water Capacity 12.000 L
Black & Gray Water Capacity 4.000 L

PERFORMANCE
Engine Power 2 X MTU 16V 4000 M90 2720KW
Max Speed 24 Knot
Cruise Speed 14 Knot
Range 3.000 Nautical Mile

INTERIOR
Full Beam Master Suite with Study & Private Spa
2 Double Guest Cabins
2 Twin Guest Cabins

Mangusta launches its first long range superyacht from new shipyard in Pisa

June 11, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

On the 4th of June Mangusta launched its first steel and aluminium Oceano 42 motor yacht as part of its Long Range line. Built in Overmarine Group’s new shipyard in Pisa, Oceano 42 was a significant launch which was attended by the owner and his family, the Mayor of Pisa and Mayor of Viareggio, designer Alberto Mancini, the Balducci family and the entire Overmarine Group company.

Overmarine Group’s CEO Maurizio Balducci stated that this was an important moment for the corporation, as “this is the company’s very first three deck displacement ship. She is also the first to be built in metal, and the first to be constructed here at our Pisa shipyard.”

yacht-mangusta-oceano-42

The Darsena Pisena (Pisa wet dock) required a significant overhaul in infrastructure and the newly built facilities comprise an area of 22000m₂, 9000m₂ of which is covered.

Designed by Alberto Mancini, the Mangusta Oceano 42 comprises sleek contours complimented by sharp lines in a perfect gloss finish. The luxury yacht also possesses a number of features unique to its size: two bathing areas encompass a swimming pool with an infinity waterfall, and the semi-transparent pool floor allows for greater light penetration into the main suite on the deck below.

The sleek superyacht comfortably accommodates 12 guests and seven crew members through optimal space efficiency, allowing for freedom of movement in her relaxing and modern environment.

Mangusta Oceano 42 will be presented in the upcoming boat shows this autumn.

Nauta Air 108 Motor Yacht NARVALO Hits Water at Cantiere Delle Marche

June 01, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Cantiere Delle Marche has announced the launch of the Nauta Air 108 motor yacht NARVALO, a striking 33m explorer vessel constructed of aluminium and steel. She was built for a South American owner and yachtsman, and will see her public debut at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

NAUTA AIR 108 Explorer Motor Yacht NARVALO

NAUTA AIR 108 Explorer Motor Yacht NARVALO

NARVALO is a custom made displacement vessel and spreads over three decks. She was designed by Nauta Design, the same Italian studio that has designed the largest mega yacht in the world – AZZAM.

Nauta Design provided NARVALO with many unique characteristics that make the onboard living even more comfortable for her owners and their guests, especially during long-distance cruises. The upper deck, just behind the wheelhouse, boasts a sky lounge only a few square metres smaller than the main saloon. The deck features over 50 square metres of outdoor space, such as a fabulous dining are and a well for a 5,5-metre tender making her possibly the best and most accessorised unit ever constructed by the company.

NARVALO

NARVALO

The sun deck also acts as a fantastic observatory and a fabulous place to entertain friends and family. There is a dedicated sunbathing area, a whirlpool as well as a dining and cocktail area for refreshments. The main feature of the sun deck is her beautifully designed bar around which the entire deck revolves.

The lower deck offers accommodate in four guest suites, all of which are larger than expected on a yacht of this size. There is a very spacious lobby offering guests an excellent space for relaxation.

The crew area hosts plenty of storage space with the subdeck entirely dedicated to provisions, allowing the yacht to remain at sea for weeks without the need to dock for resupply. The owners of NARVALO are both lovers of luxury and elegant lifestyle, as well as the great outdoors: this yacht is able to offer the best of both worlds with her Nauta Air style and the innovative Hydrotec technical specifications.

Feadship Launch 70 Metres of Ultimate Superyacht Joy

May 30, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The respected Dutch shipyard, Feadship has recently launched 70 metres of ultimate superyacht ‘JOY’ at their Kaag facility and at the presence of her proud owner, guests and the team in charge of her design, engineering, and build. JOY has been created with an exceptional amount of exterior areas and an elegant classic interior. She is the first superyacht to boasts exterior design by Bannenberg & Rowell and the first Feadship yacht with an interior by Studio Indigo. The outcome is a fabulous superyacht, reflecting the owner’s wishes for ‘something totally different to every other yacht’.

JOY at her launch at Feadship shipyard

JOY at her launch at Feadship shipyard

Feadships are renowned for their pure custom build and most of them are constructed for experienced owners. JOY, however, is unique in more than one way: she is the first superyacht for her owner who is new to the industry, thus bringing in a fresh perspective. The first feature that makes her stand out is her radical exterior styling, which brought numerous challenges to the shipyard in terms of construction, fairing and painting.

JOY ready for launch ceremony

JOY ready for launch ceremony

As a result, the superyacht provides a serious statement of intent by Bannenberg & Rowell as the London-based studio showcases its exterior expertise for the first time since the death of Jon Bannenberg in 2002. “It has been a great pleasure to work with an owner who was keen to bring something new to the superyacht world in the same way as my father did from the early 80s onwards with Feadship and others,” comments Dickie Bannenberg.

“While our design studio has an excellent reputation for interiors, including twelve for Feadship owners, Joy is the first visible exterior design of a new era for us. The flow between the interior and exterior spaces and her generous wide walkways are without precedent on a motoryacht of this size and the vast exterior spaces have been used to great effect. Moreover, the wealth of concave shapes in the superstructure and judicious use of surface texturing have given Joy a design language and identity all her own.”

JOY - designed by Bannenberg and Rowell for exteriors

JOY – designed by Bannenberg and Rowell for exteriors

JOY was built with endless innovative features in terms of logistics,liveability and functionality. Her beach club can be approached from two different locations: a transom door which swivels up above head height, or the bomber doors on the aft deck which serve as a lounging platform when closed and as a sofa backrest when open.

JOY by Feadship at launch

JOY by Feadship at launch

Additional connections between interior and exterior include the link between the capacious foredeck and the owner’s stateroom, reinforcing the panoramic effect of 270- degree wraparound windows. Glass eyelets built into the structure of the lowered bulwark complement the views. In a similar vein, the superstructurecoamings have been cut away along the companionways, with the ceilings chamfered up at an angle to bring more light into the interior while providing a dynamic aesthetic from the outside.

70m Feadship JOY

70m Feadship JOY

One of the most important features of JOY’s holistic design is the possibility to easily extend her interior spaces onto the exterior, by opening the glass doors on the main, owner and bridge decks aft.

“Known as winter gardens, these air-conditioned outdoor-in zones are part and parcel of the fundamental leitmotif of blending exterior and interior spaces,” explains Mike Fisher, creative director at Studio Indigo.

Feadship launch motor yacht JOY

Feadship launch motor yacht JOY

“Our team was inspired by the sleek profile to create a natural flow between the interior and exterior spaces facilitated by the layout. To further enhance the feeling of space, a clever use of finishes, materials and styling make the exteriors feel like they are an extension of the interior spaces. Moreover, every living area has windows looking out onto the wide walkways, making the rooms feel much larger than they are.”

JOY - constructed by Feadship

JOY – constructed by Feadship

” Joy’s interior decor is rich and elegant, with cohesive architectural detailing bringing the boat together within a unified structure. At the same time, a sense of individuality is assured between the spaces by the use of over 250 different finishes and materials.”

JOY launched by Feadship

JOY launched by Feadship

“Our task was made much easier by Feadship’s superior skills and expertise in bespoke yachts,” adds Fisher. “Delivering the epitome of comfort and luxury, the interior is a unique reflection of the client’s personality and has a vibrancy which ensures that Joy lives up to her name.”

Superyacht JOY by Feadship at launch

Superyacht JOY by Feadship at launch

Other highlights include the centrally placed cantilevered wood spiral stairwell wrapping around a glass elevator connecting all of the yacht’s decks. The stairs are seen as a reference point for the guests providing them with a sense of location no matter which deck they find themselves on. The stairwell is framed by a stunning artwork as well as elegantly integrated mirrors and art.

FEADSHIP JOY - detail

FEADSHIP JOY – detail

“Joy is a testimony to what can be achieved when you genuinely start a superyacht build with a blank sheet of paper,” concludes Feadship director Jan-Bart Verkuyl. “The owner’s wishes have been successfully combined with Feadship’s experience and the excellent teams from Studio Indigo and Bannenberg & Rowell to fashion a truly pioneering 70-metre yacht.”

Sunseeker 116 Superyacht Splashes in UK

May 25, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The very first Sunseeker 116 superyacht by the renowned UK yacht builder, Sunseeker International was launched and is ready to undertake her sea trials. The hull number of Sunseeker 116 represents an evolution of the already established and popular Sunseeker 115 Sport Yacht and provides deluxe accommodation in five cabins.

SUNSEEKER 116 SUPERYACHT

SUNSEEKER 116 SUPERYACHT

The accommodation consists of a spacious and elegant master stateroom with full-height windows, as well as four addition guest suites, also with larger windows. Her main characteristics include an optional raised pilot house, extended flybridge and a new aft deck transom moulding with plenty of seating.

The very spacious garage can host a Williams 625 yacht tender and two two-seater Seadooo jet skis, in addition to a great selection of water toys. A Jacuzzi located on the bow is a great place to unwind while the surrounding sun pads are great for relaxation and lounging.

SUNSEEKER CHARTER YACHTS

Luxury motor yachts by Sunseeker are very popular with yacht charterers from around the world, offering great on board space, understated luxury, comfort and plenty of areas to unwind, both in and out. CharterWorld offers a large selection of these superb yachts and we list many of them on our website here: SUNSEEKER YACHTS AVAILABLE FOR CHARTER VACATIONS, however for a full list and availability we suggest you contact our professional brokers.

30M DIANA 473 Luxury Motor Yacht BIJOUX Launched at Moonen

May 20, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Saturday, May 14 saw the 30-metre luxury motor yacht BIJOUX hit the water at the Moonen shipyard. Boasting naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design, DIANA 473 is the first vessel in the Moonen Caribbean series, built with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.

Moonen Shipyards YN198

Moonen Shipyards YN198

Moonen Shipyards YN198

Moonen Shipyards YN198

Her spacious interior includes four suites with en-suite bathrooms, making her ideal for family cruising or holidays with friends. The interiors were designed by Adam Lay Studio.

Moonen Shipyards YN198

Moonen Shipyards YN198

Moonen Shipyards YN198

Moonen Shipyards YN198

BIJOUX’s striking exterior with clean and bold lines was designed by René van der Velden. Her sporty looks are emphasised by a grey and white colour palette. Diana Yacht Design is in charge of the naval architecture, detail engineering, construction, system engineering and 3D piping.

Moonen BIJOUX YN198

Moonen BIJOUX YN198

One of the main challenges when creating this vessel was designing the large swimming platform in the stern. The swim platform, which is as large as platforms seen on much bigger yachts, is invisible from the outside when retracted. A 5-metre tender can be housed in the tender store located in the stern.

Moonen BIJOUX - Sun Deck

Moonen BIJOUX – Sun Deck

BIJOUX will now be outfitted and undergo extensive sea trials. She is scheduled for delivery at the end of June.

Moonen Yacht BIJOUX - aft deck

Moonen Yacht BIJOUX – aft deck

33.83m Sailing Yacht CYGNUS MONTANUS Splashes in New Zealand

May 16, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Yachting Developments of New Zealand have announced the exciting launch of their latest new-build superyacht, the 33,83m CYGNUS MONTANUS constructed under hull n°1012. She was transported from the builder’s Hobsonville yard to Auckland‘s Viaduct Harbour where she hit the water with ease.

CYGNUS MONTANUS leaving shed

CYGNUS MONTANUS leaving shed

“Launch day is always special to us as it sees the culmination of the vision of the yacht’s owners and the dedication and hard work of our team,” said Ian Cook, Managing Director of Yachting Developments. “It is a pleasure to welcome Cygnus Montanus to the Yachting Developments fleet and to see her on the water for the first time.”

Sailing yacht CYGNUS MONTANUS

Sailing yacht CYGNUS MONTANUS

CYGNUS MONTANUS was constructed for experienced owners to a design by German Frers of Frers Naval Architecture while her interiors were created by Adam Lay Studio. This striking ocean-going composite sloop was created to travel the world and undertake blue water sailing while being easily handled by a small crew. The yacht boasts a lifting keel which will allow her to access even the more remote areas for anchorage.

CYGNUS MONTANUS about to hit water

CYGNUS MONTANUS about to hit water

The interiors have been designed with family living in mind, with a large full beam main saloon with a dining area as well as a galley and crew accommodation forward. All the interiors boast large skylights, providing rooms with natural light.

CYGNUS MONTANUS in Auckland being transported for launch

CYGNUS MONTANUS in Auckland being transported for launch

Accommodation layout includes a full beam owner’s cabin aft and three guest cabins. Each cabin has its own personality with décor themed around trips undertaken on the owner’s previous yacht.

CYGNUS MONTANUS launched

CYGNUS MONTANUS launched

The next step includes stepping the mast prior to commissioning work and sea trials. CYGNUS MONTANUS is due to be delivered to her owners in June when she will leave New Zealand on her maiden voyage.

Luxury Motor Yacht VEDA Splashes at Bering Yachts

May 12, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Bering Yachts announced a successful launch of their new Bering 80 luxury motor yacht VEDA; a full displacement steel yacht representing the flagship of the Bering Fleet and the fourth vessel in their Expedition Class series.

Bering 80 yacht VEDA during launch

Bering 80 yacht VEDA during launch

VEDA is a the heaviest vessel in her class, with a displacement of more than 470,000 pounds and boasts a fuel capacity of more than 10,000 gallons. Her exterior lines are masculine, featuring blue/grey colour combined with classic rich Makore wood interiors boasting marble and granite elements, as well as hand-made furniture.

Bering 80 - VEDA at launch

Bering 80 – VEDA at launch

With a spacious interior and exterior deck areas thanks to her huge 25’8” beam, Veda provides her guests with plenty of possibilities to relax, entertain and socialise. The accommodation has been created for eight guests in four deluxe staterooms, all of which are equipped with private en-suite bathroom facilities.

VEDA launched at Bering Yachts

VEDA launched at Bering Yachts

Fitted with two Cummins QSM-11 350hp engines, the yacht is able to reach a top speed of twelve knots and has a range of 6,000 nautical miles at 9 knots.

The new Bering 80 is a true expedition yacht with the finest of finishes and the luxuries found aboard superyachts.

Cantiere Delle Marche Launch 102′ Explorer Yacht BABBO

May 09, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Cantiere Delle Marche in Italy has announced that it has launched the second vessel of the four Darwin Class 102′ units sold – the explorer yacht BABBO. The yacht was launched on schedule for a South American ship owner. BABBO will also be officially presented at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival.

BABBO superyacht at launch

BABBO superyacht at launch

BABBO spreads over three spacious decks, with equally spacious interior areas. She is characterised by a particularly user-friendly layout and attention to detail. Her massive garage of 25 square metres hosts a great selection of water toys as well as a diving centre. The aft platform will house a 5-metre yacht tender while the 6,30-metre tender will find a place on the upper deck.

Just like the rest of Darwin Class yacht, BABBO has also been created to cruise even the most difficult areas, resisting winds of over 50 knots. Her full system efficiency has been proven by other models already cruising the world’s waters.

BABBO launched at Cantiere Delle Marche in Italy

BABBO launched at Cantiere Delle Marche in Italy

“We are incredibly pleased with the results achieved this time as well: the quality of our Explorer Yachts increases launch after launch and this, together with respecting – once again – the contractual schedule, makes us very proud,” said Vasco Buonpensiere, Commercial Director of the shipyard. “We also want to emphasize that the success of the Darwin 102, with the four units already sold, confirms the intelligence and the effectiveness of the foundational design choices: a true superyacht explorer comparable to yachts widely over 300 GRT, with the ease of management of a 24 meters yacht”. The Chairman of Cantiere Delle Marche, Gabriele Virgili, adds: “Operating results in constant growth, the 6 units under construction all over 100 feet, the international recognition culminating this year with two boats in the Final for the World Superyacht Awards. All of these are definitely great satisfactions for those who started this adventure a little more than five years ago. But the greatest joy and the most important sense of success, I think, it’s the satisfaction and pride of our clients sailing around the world on our Explorer. A real community was created among friends sharing the same passion and pride in owning a Cantiere delle Marche: real spontaneous testimonials of our brand. And this is the best result that a company can get from all points of view”.

The interiors have been created in collaboration between Simon Hamui for style and decor and the PFA Studio for master plans, layout, and internal project management. BABBO is characterised by modern, contemporary and international style, boasting luxurious fabrics, leathers and woods, incorporating bespoke pieces of furniture of the most important Italian design houses, such as Flexform, Baxter or Dedon. The flybridge is a particularly warm and inviting area with a friendly atmosphere offering a hydromassage pool lined with Murano mosaics.