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First Century 110 GLX Superyacht splashes at Astondoa

January 20, 2016

Spanish shipyard, Astondoa, has successfully launched the first Century 110 GLX superyacht, developed to commemorate the yard’s 100-year history. This striking new vessel is expected to make its international debut at the upcoming Yachts Miami Beach, running from February 11 to 15, 2016.

Launch of First Century 110 GLX by Astondoa - Image by Astondoa

Launch of First Century 110 GLX by Astondoa – Image by Astondoa

Destined for large groups of family and friends to experience the great outdoors, the brand new Century 110 GLX has been totally customized for the lifestyle of the owner, who desires the freedom of the open air with the comforts of a floating home.

Astondoa 110 Century at launch - Image by Astondoa

Astondoa 110 Century at launch – Image by Astondoa

Cristiano Gatto has created the superb interiors of this beautiful vessel. The accommodation layout consists of a full-beam master suite on the main deck, as well as four guest staterooms on the lower deck, including two queen and two twins, fitted with en suite heads. All suites feature storage space, refrigerators and electronics for entertainment.

Century 110 GLX on the water - Image by Astondoa

Century 110 GLX on the water – Image by Astondoa

Sizeable crew quarters for six can be found below, along with a huge engine room hosting two MTU 16V2000M84 engines, giving the all-new Century 110 GLX a top speed of 24 knots and a cruising speed of 20 knots.

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Eagerly awaited launch of NEW 54m Displacement Yacht hull #10219 by Baglietto

January 18, 2016

La Spezia-based Italian builder, Baglietto, is proud to announce the eagerly awaited launch of the new 54m displacement yacht hull #10219, which took place last Saturday, on January 16, 2016. Destined for a European Owner, this exciting new steel and aluminium vessel bears exterior as well as interior design by Francesco Paszkowski, the latter in partnership with architect Margherita Casprini.

Baglietto 54m at launch

Baglietto 54m at launch

This new 54m vessel was built using Baglietto’s extensively tested platform for 53m yachts – which can boast the construction of such beautiful crafts as the Blue Scorpion, the Gitana, and the Baraka. Moreover, the yacht’s aesthetic features are also serving as a ‘preview’ for the restyling that will characterise the 43m, 48m, and 55m vessels currently being constructed at the shipyard, as well as the forthcoming 58m and 62m projects.

Baglietto 54m - side view

Baglietto 54m – side view

Launch of Baglietto 54m

Launch of Baglietto 54m

The brand’s displacement line is soon to include FAST planing yachts, boasting streamlined, aggressive profile. In April 2016, the first 46m model is expected to hit the water. This will represent the shipyard at next year’s international boat shows. The FAST line will also welcome an entry-level yacht, around 36m in length.

Baglietto 54m ready to splash

Baglietto 54m ready to splash

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Fifth Sunreef 74 Sailing Catamaran OBSESSION hits the water

January 12, 2016

The fifth Sunreef 74 sailing catamaran OBSESSION hit the water at the Sunreef shipyard in late 2015. Boasting dark blue hulls, the well-equipped and custom finished vessel is currently undergoing a series of sea trials, before being delivered to its Owners in the Caribbean.

Fifth Sunreef 74 OBSESSION at launch

Fifth Sunreef 74 OBSESSION at launch

Just like other Sunreef 74s, OBSESSION offers spaciousness, luxurious interiors and excellent performance. She joins the highly successful portfolio of individually tailored multihulls, including WildBerry, the classically styled LUCY Z, as well as BLUE DEER and 19th HOLE.

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Eagerly awaited launch of NEW 50m Expedition Superyacht Y/N 1016 at McMullen & Wing

January 12, 2016

The eagerly awaited launch of the all-new 50m expedition superyacht Y/N 1016 took place this morning at McMullen & Wing’s Auckland shipyard. The brand new vessel was secured at the shipyard’s private marina where it will remain for several days before being moved to Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour.

YN 1016 by McMullen & Wing hitting the water

Y/N 1016 by McMullen & Wing hitting the water

Y/N 1016 represents the largest ever built by McMullen & Wing and the heaviest yacht launched on their slipway. She boasts an eye-catching sky-blue hull and bright yellow boot stripe with white superstructure and extensive glazing.

YN1016 on the water

Y/N 1016 on the water

Following-on from multi-award-winning 45m BIG FISH, Y/N 1016 is the second in McMullen & Wing’s DIAMOND series, penned by Greg Marshall, who also attended the launch. She will now receive finishing touches and undergo her commissioning and sea trials. Her name will remain under wraps for the time being.

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Feadship in 2015: One of the most successful years in its history

January 04, 2016

Feadship Fanclub has released a great video below, showing the prominent Dutch shipyard Feadship in 2015. One of the most successful years for the builder, the last year saw the company launch no less than six luxury superyachts, including Savannah, Symphony, Kiss, Moon Sand, Royal Romance and Halo.

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Eagerly awaited launch of first Princess 30M Superyacht

December 11, 2015

The eagerly awaited launch of the first Princess 30M superyacht has recently taken place at the Princess Yachts shipyard in the UK. Following her sea trials, she will make her world debut at the boot Dusseldorf 2016 in January.

First Princess 30M at final stage of construction - Image credit to Princess Yachts International plc

First Princess 30M at final stage of construction – Image credit to Princess Yachts International plc

The bright and spacious interiors of the striking Princess 30M provide comfortable accommodation in 5 well appointed cabins, including a sophisticated and contemporary, full-beam master stateroom. This is positioned on the main deck, providing fantastic views of the surroundings and boasting a unique reverse cabin layout, developed by the Princess Design Studio.

Moreover, in addition to the first hull in their new 30M series, the shipyard has also successfully launched the sixth Princess 40M, the largest in the Princess range, coming from the drawing board of Bernard Olesinski, in partnership with the yard’s in-house design team.

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Newly launched Motor Yacht PARADISO by MCP Yachts

December 07, 2015

Brazilian shipyard MCP Yachts, a leader in superyacht construction in South America, has proudly announced the recent launch of the second MCP 106 Limited Edition PARADISO. The brand new PARADISO is a sister ship to the highly successful MARS, launched last year.

MCP 106 LE PARADISO at launch

MCP 106 LE PARADISO at launch

The superb interiors of PARADISO provide a cozy and lavish atmosphere. Moreover, the vessel is fitted with large windows, which run alongside the main deck superstructure and provide fantastic views of the surroundings.

PARADISO ready to hit the water

PARADISO ready to hit the water

The second MCP 106 PARADISO also features the state-of-the-art equipment, ensuring fast and easy navigation with low fuel consumption.

Launch of luxury yacht PARADISO

Launch of luxury yacht PARADISO

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Second MCP 106 Limited Edition PARADISO hits the water

December 04, 2015

Following the launch of the highly successful hull 088 MARS in 2014, the Brazilian shipyard MCP Yachts has now launched her sister ship – the second MCP 106 Limited Edition PARADISO, also known as hull 089. The brand new superyacht PARADISO has been entirely designed by the yard’s in-house design team.

First MCP 106 LE MARS - a sister ship to brand new PARADISO

First MCP 106 LE MARS – a sister ship to brand new PARADISO

Boasting an eye-catching metallic copper-coloured hull and crisp white superstructure, PARADISO can sleep up to 11 guests in maximum comfort. There is a full-beam owner’s suite on the main deck, and four lovely guest staterooms, all positioned on the lower deck. The vessel will also sleep a crew of up to 6.

Launch of NEW 34m Motor Yacht REM by Mengi-Yay

November 26, 2015

This week saw the Turkish shipyard, Mengi-Yay, launch the all-new 34m motor yacht REM. Ibrahim Karatas was responsible for the striking design of the brand new superyacht REM, with Tufan Avşar of NTE Yachts acting as project manager.

34m Mengi-Yay Superyacht REM at launch - Photo credit to Tufan Avsar

34m Mengi-Yay Superyacht REM at launch – Photo credit to Tufan Avsar

The steel and aluminium 34m Mengi-Yay super yacht REM is run by twin powerful CAT C32 1600 HP diesel engines. She is expected to achieve a top speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 13 knots.

Luxury yacht REM on the water - Photo credit to Tufan Avsar

Luxury yacht REM on the water – Photo credit to Tufan Avsar

Motor yacht REM by night - Photo by Tufan Avsar

Motor yacht REM by night – Photo by Tufan Avsar

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Photos: Newly launched 48m Bilgin 156 Yacht

November 26, 2015

Bilgin Yachts has kindly provided us with the photos of the newly launched 48-metre Bilgin 156 yacht. The technical launch of the first Bilgin 156 superyacht took place on November 18. She will stay in the well known Turkish shipyard for completion until her launch in late 2016, with delivery scheduled for 2017. Read more about the all-new Bilgin 156 yacht here.

First Bilgin 156 Yacht by Bilgin Yachts on the water

First Bilgin 156 Yacht by Bilgin Yachts on the water

Bilgin 156 Motor Yacht Hull no. 1

Bilgin 156 Motor Yacht Hull no. 1

Bilgin 156 superyacht Hull no. 1

Bilgin 156 superyacht Hull no. 1

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