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Bilgin Yachts successfully launches motor yacht Nerissa

August 03, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Bilgin Yachts has announced the launch of M/Y NERISSA, the first model in the Bilgin 156 series. Following 23 months of construction, the tri-deck superyacht was launched on the 26th of July at the Bilgin Shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey.

Superyacht NERISSA built by Bilgin Yachts will debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in September

Superyacht NERISSA built by Bilgin Yachts will debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in September

At launch, motor yacht NERISSA weighted in precisely on target at 499 GRT, ensuring that no ballasting was required for the full displacement superyacht constructed with a steel hull an aluminium superstructure.

Unique Yacht Design of Antalya created her design and naval architecture, while H2 Yacht Design was commissioned to create the interiors for the 48m/156ft superyacht, which sleep up to 11 guests over 1 Master suite and 4 guest cabins. Using twin MTU engines, she is capable of cruising for 4,000 miles and has a top speed of 16 knots.

Luxury yacht NERISSA - Aft view

Luxury yacht NERISSA – Aft view

Luxury yacht NERISSA will spend the next month undergoing her final fit-out, commissioning and sea trials before heading to the South of France for her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show which runs from the 27th-30th of September.

M/Y Delta One exceeding expectations at sea trials after recent launch

August 02, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Mulder Shipyard has reported glowing success from 36m/118ft superyacht DELTA ONE during her sea trials following her launch in late July.

Superyacht DELTA ONE - Mulder Shipyard's flagship and first hull in the Mulder 36 line

Superyacht DELTA ONE – Mulder Shipyard’s flagship and first hull in the Mulder 36 line

The all-aluminium motor yacht, originally known as PROJECT BN 105, has a patented FDHF hull shape that performed well on the open waters while experiencing winds of up to 49km/h. Her twin Caterpillar C18 1.150HP engines produced a top speed of 16.8 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots with an engine load of 67%.

Van Oossanen Naval Architects for naval architecture, Claydon Reeves for exterior and interior design and Vickers Studio who also worked on the interior design in conjunction with Claydon Reeves, all collaborated on the project with Mulder Shipyard, the owner and representatives as well as the crew to create a highly efficient yacht offering generous living areas: Sleeping up to 10 guests in 5 staterooms, the layout also includes an impressive tender garage for storing a Williams 625 Dieseljet tender, 2 Yamaha GP1800 jet ski’s, Seabobs and extensive windsurf-gear when not in use.

The flagship for Mulder Shipyard and the first hull in the Mulder ThirtySix line, luxury yacht DELTA ONE will make her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show, running from the 27th-30th of September.

Ferretti launches first motor yacht of the Ferretti 920 series

August 01, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Ferretti Yachts has announced the launch of the first Ferretti 920 close to its shipyard in Cattolica. Designed in conjunction with Zuccon International Project, she has the flexibility to switch from a 4 cabin layout to 5, as well as a bow area usable by guests and a beam of 2.2m for accessing shallower waters.

The first Ferretti 920 motor yacht was recently launched at the Cattolica shipyard

The first Ferretti 920 motor yacht was recently launched at the Cattolica shipyard

Ferretti Group Chief Commercial Officer Stefano de Vivo commented:

“2017 has been another year full of all sorts of exciting news for Ferretti Yachts, which is celebrating another memorable occasion: the outstanding Ferretti Yachts 920 technical launch.

“Like our other yachts, we are sure that this new model will attract a great deal of interest in Europe and the United States, where it will be presented in the coming months and help to get a landmark year for the brand underway.

“In 2018, Ferretti Yachts will celebrate half a century in business: a magnificent milestone that it has reached in exceptional form, with six new models presented in three years and great prospects for growth and even more international success.”

The second unit is expected to be launched in the upcoming months, while the first Ferretti 920 will make her debut at the Ferretti Group Private Preview in Monte Carlo, running from the 8th until the 10th of September, before becoming publicly view-able before at the Cannes Yachting Festival from the 12th-17th of September.

Mengi-Yay M/Y Serenitas launched and ready for Western Mediterranean charters

July 28, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

32m/105ft motor yacht SERENITAS has recently been launched at the Mengi-Yay shipyard and is available for charter in the Western Mediterranean. Ginton Naval Architects created her beautiful ice-white exterior, while Guido de Groot was responsible for her interior styling.

Motor yacht SERENITAS - Built by Mengi-Yay

Motor yacht SERENITAS – Built by Mengi-Yay

Designed with a minimalist aesthetic, the open plan salon and dining area efficiently uses the space while adding in artistic elements for an environment ideal for entertaining in day and night.

Guests looking to relax in the sun have plenty of options, including a large Jacuzzi and a Portuguese deck with a large table for alfresco dining.

There is a great collection of water toys for fun along the beautiful beaches you encounter, and the collection currently includes:

  • 1 x jet ski
  • 1 x wakeboard
  • water skis, and
  • snorkelling equipment

The accommodation is designed for a maximum of 10 guests over 5 cabins: 1 Master suite, 2 VIP staterooms, 1 double cabin and 1 twin cabin. The expert crew of 6 will provide everything guests require for an indulgent cruise along the beautiful French and Italian Rivieras.

Luxury yacht SERENITAS is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean from €70,000-75,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld‘s expert brokers with your enquiries and find your perfect luxury yacht charter today.

DAMEN Launches 55m Yacht Support Vessel NEW FRONTIERS

July 16, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Last week the Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN launched the 55m Yachts Support Vessel named ‘NEW FRONTIERS.’ The new model of the successful yacht support vessel range by DAMEN features lavish accommodation for her owner and guests, as well comfortable cruising experience. NEW FRONTIERS is scheduled for delivery in September and will make her first appearance at the Monaco Yacht Show, which will be held from 27 to 30 September.



“NEW FRONTIERS is ripping up the rule book. It’s still a Yacht Support vessel, but you can’t put this vessel into one category or another – and that reflects exactly the wishes of our clients. They want their holiday to be about freedom and spontaneity – NEW FRONTIERS makes that possible. Whether it’s a weekend dive adventure trip away from their superyacht or enjoying two locations at once linked by helicopter, it’s all about unforgettable experiences and freedom. We’re very excited to introduce NEW FRONTIERS in Monaco,” comments Commercial Director Rose Damen.



NEW FRONTIERS represents the fast-growing superyacht support vessel niche, with a total of 11 vessels being built or have been delivered. High demand for the yacht support vessels has been justified by their flexibility and capability and easy maintenance when it comes to luxury yachting. Thus, NEW FRONTIERS PROVIDES opulent accommodation, which consists of the owner’s suite on the main deck, and three guest staterooms. Among superbly designed living spaces there is a large lounge, a dining area, a 50 sq m sundeck. There is also enough room for a crew of 4, pilots, security and guides. Low noise and vibration in guest areas provide comfortable cruising experience. What is more, this yacht support vessel has a reduced draft, which allows cruising in the shallow waters.

Launch of NEW FRONTIERS – DAMEN Yacht Support from Amels on Vimeo.

DAMEN shipyard launches NEW FRONTIERS

DAMEN shipyard launches NEW FRONTIERS

Afte Adventure Centre offers a helipad, ample storage facilities and a Performance knuckle-boom deck crane with a capacity of 12 tonnes. NEW FRONTIERS has a top speed of 20 knots and a range of 5,000 nm.

Motor Yacht Bill & Me Launched at Baltic Yachts

July 12, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Baltic Yachts announced the launch of the 23.77m motor yacht Bill & Me (Project MY78). Her plum bow and metallic look were designed by German Frers, while the interior design is a work of Design Unlimited

Bill and Me - Baltic Yachts

Bill and Me – Baltic Yachts

Bill & Me accommodates guests in 3 cabins: owner’s suite and two guests cabins located amidships.

At 23.77m, Bill & Me has ample etxterio spaces, suitable for relaxation and sunbathing. There are two salons, which provide guests with lovely spaces both for lounging and  dining.

The shipyard has recently delivered it’s brand new sailing yacht Pink Gin VI, which is now cruising the Mediterranean. Another sailing yacht built by Baltic Yachts, My Song, received recognition at the World Superyacht Awards 2017 in the category “Sailing Yachts 30m to 39.9m”.

Find our more about superyachts built by Baltic Yachts here.

Fipa Group Launched Motor Yacht Harmony

July 11, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The Italian shipbuilder Fipa Group launched the new 36m Maiora yacht Harmony.

Fipa Group launched Maiora yacht Harmony

Fipa Group launched Maiora yacht Harmony

She was built to RINA standards and has a GRP hull, as well as a raised pilothouse. Unusually large interior volumes for a yacht of her length, Harmony feature a lovely main deck salon, where her ten guests can unwind in style with a glass of champagne, or watch a favourite movie at night after a day of adventure. Mouth-watering meals onboard Harmony are served at the formal dining area, also located on the main deck. The is an option for alfresco dining on the sun deck, which also hosts a Jacuzzi, bar and luxurious seating.

Maiora motor yacht Harmony

Maiora motor yacht Harmony

Powered by two MTU 16V 2000 M96L engines, wich allows her to reach a top speed of 30 knots. Harmony cruises at a speed of 12 knots, while her stabilisers provide comfortable cruising experience for the guests aboard.

Harmony accommodates a total of 10 guests, assisted by a crew of 5. The main deck master cabin has a walk-in wardrobe,  a study and a fold-oud terrace.

There are some lovely Maiora yachts built by Fipa Group, which you can charter now. Take a look at motor yacht Level C (ex. Melina C) or Hunter. If you require any further information or would like to secure a yacht for charter, please contact our charter brokers.

Tansu Yachts Launched Superyacht Esosh aka Project Echo-R

July 10, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Superyacht Project Echo-R was launched by Tansu Yachts earlier this summer and named Esosh. The new 39.10-metre luxury vessel was built according to the naval architecture developed by Diana Yacht Design. Esosh is now undergoing her sea trials and will be ready for delivery in late July.

Tansu superyacht Esosh

Tansu superyacht Esosh

Tansu’s in-house design team created Eshos’s beautiful wood and epoxy hull and superstructure. Motor yacht Eshos boats military exterior design, round portholes and a vertical bow, which resemble Tansus’s famous superyacht Sexy Fish.

Motor Yacht Sexy Fish - Tansu Yachts - exterior profile

Motor Yacht Sexy Fish – Tansu Yachts

Eshos provides accommodation for a total of 8 guests. There is a large owner’s cabin, a VIP suite and two double cabins. There is also plenty of space for dining, relaxation and lounging.

Superyacht Eshos can store two tenders and a jet ski, which can be easily launched by her twin davit cranes on the aft deck. There is also a swim platform for easy access to the water.

We will be bringing you more details about this superyacht, as more information becomes available.

ISA announces launch of Sport 120 motor yacht Clorinda in Ancona

July 06, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

ISA has announced the successful launch of the 11th hull in its Sport 120 series: 37m superyacht CLORINDA, on the 5th of July.

37m superyacht CLORINDA at launch. Photo credit ISA Yachts

37m superyacht CLORINDA at launch. Photo credit ISA Yachts

Work on CLORINDA commenced in October 2016 and she is the first yacht to be completed at the new Ancona shipyard, which was acquired by ISA less than a year ago. Awarded the Millennium Yacht Design Award (MYDA), the strong performing Sport 120 line combines an athletic appearance with enduring sophistication, balancing indoor and outdoor space with ambient environments.

ISA Yachts CEO Guiseppe Palumbo commented on the recent launch and what superyacht CLORINDA means to the company:

“The launch of M/Y Clorinda has a huge symbolic value for ISA: This is a first goal and we want to deem it as a good wish, and a sign of a true rebirth and transition towards a brand new course. A course which we started in a very quick time.

“Since its foundation in 2001, ISA Yachts has been a synonym of innovation, quality, style and excellence of “Made In Italy”. These are the very values upon which we are building our future strategy of development, with the goal to confirm a leadership position among the top world superyacht builders”.

Luxury yacht CLORINDA will debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival and the Monaco Yacht Show in Monte-Carlo, both taking place in September.

40m superyacht SAGE hits water at ADMIRAL in Italy

July 03, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The fourth in the successful ‘Impero’ series, M/Y SAGE hit the water in Italy and was christened SAGE. The 40-metre was launched following her sister ships: CACOS V, now GIRAUD (2013), NONO (2014) and TREMENDA (2016).

MY SAGE hits water in Italy

MY SAGE hits water in Italy

The exterior lines are sporty and masculine, with sharp contours and large volumes, both on the inside as well as around her exterior decks. The exterior design was created by renowned Luca Dini Design, while the interiors are the work of GMC Design – Architect Gian Marco Campanino working together with the design team at the Admiral shipyard.

SAGE is all aluminium constructed and reaches a maximum speed of 20 knots. Her draft allows her to cruise in shallow waters, making her perfect for a range of locations and charter destinations.

The master suite is situated on the main deck, in the bow section and offers fantastic panoramic views. Additional guest cabins (four) are located on the lower deck.

Motor yacht SAGE launched by Admiral

Motor yacht SAGE launched by Admiral

Thanks to the large panoramic windows, the main saloon provides a huge amount of natural light as well as great views of the yacht’s surroundings. Same applies to the adjacent formal dining area, which has been fitted with huge panoramic windows as well.

SAGE superyacht gets launched by Admiral

SAGE superyacht gets launched by Admiral

One of the main features and a popular area for guests is the spacious sun deck, and ideal space for relaxation and sunbathing.

SAGE during her launch

SAGE during her launch

SAGE’s beam-wide garage is accessible through the beach club and is equipped with a lateral hull full-size door and a special crane to launch the main tender. The garage also provides access to the machinery area through a control room, which normally is not found on a yacht of this size.

SAGE being launched in Italy

SAGE being launched in Italy

Attention as also been paid to the way the crew quarters were designed, where the pantry offers a large kitchen with natural light, a laundry room, a cabin for the yacht’s owner and two cabins for the crew; all located at the bow.

From the galley, situated on the main deck, both the crew and the guests have access to the bridge deck providing great visibility for the captain allowing for easy manoeuvrability in navigation or during mooring operations.