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Alloy Yachts launch 44,1m motor yacht HEY JUDE (AY54)

November 10, 2014

From the Land of the Long White Cloud, the prestigious New Zealand-based shipyard Alloy Yachts has successfully launched their latest build, the 44,1m motor yacht HEY JUDE (AY54). At just under 500gt, AY54 superyacht HEY JUDE slipped into the water in front of more than 300 Alloy Yachts employees, invited VIP guests, as well as the yacht’s owners.

New Alloy super yacht HEY JUDE (AY54) on the water

New Alloy super yacht HEY JUDE (AY54) on the water

Designed by Sam Sorgiovanni with an interior by Redman Whitely Dixon, luxury yacht HEY JUDE is the first Sorgiovanni design that the yard has built. Tony Hambrook commented that the Design team along with the owner’s representative, David McQueen and yacht Captain Paul Maguire were a confident team of vast experience – able to make decisions and action developments based on their extensive knowledge of the owners and of the boat building process.

The owner’s representative, David McQueen said in a speech to the Alloy Yachts team yesterday, that “Working with Alloy Yachts was an absolute pleasure. Your professional team made this project a satisfying experience that we hope to be able to repeat.”

HEY JUDE superyacht will be handed over to her owners in December 2014.

Alloy Yachts is presently actively working with brokers and potential owners to secure the next contract. The staff and management at Alloy Yachts are looking forward to a long summer break after completing such a complex and challenging build project.

Below is a choice of the beautiful charter yachts built by Alloy Yachts.

Launch of 101m motor yacht V853 at Kusch Yachts

November 10, 2014

Last week saw the launch of the brand new 101-metre Vega Yachts motor yacht ‘V853’, at Kusch Yachts in Germany. With naval architecture as well as exterior design by the yard’s in-house team, the breath-taking 101-metre mega yacht V853, hull number 691 boasts stylish interiors by Studio Massari. The official information and images from the launch of this jewel of the sea are still expected to be released by the shipyard.

Rendering of Vega Yachts V853 super yacht launched at Kusch Yachts

Rendering of Vega Yachts V853 super yacht launched at Kusch Yachts

The impressive number of 22 guests will find the maximum comfort and luxury aboard superyacht V853, providing 11 deluxe cabins. There is also accommodation for a numerous crew of 30, with additional space for 6 staff members. Lloyds registered, the 101m (331′) V853 yacht has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. She is expected to reach a top speed of 17 knots and comfortably cruise at 14 knots.

Video from launch of new Baltic 116 Custom sailing yacht DORYAN

October 23, 2014

The brand new Baltic 116 Custom sailing yacht DORYAN hit the water at Baltic Yachts in Finland earlier this month. Superyacht DORYAN is a beautiful 35-metre high-performance cruiser, with naval architecture by judel/vrolijk and the exterior as well as interior design by Nauta Yacht Design. Below is a video showing the launch of this striking vessel, released by Baltic Yachts.

Launch of new Horizon RP110 motor yacht PARADISE

October 17, 2014

The all-new Horizon RP110 motor yacht Paradise was launched by Horizon Yachts in Taiwan over the weekend. Superyacht Paradise is currently undergoing her first sea trials with the Western Australia owner aboard.

Horizon RP110 superyacht Paradise at launch - Image credit to Mark Western

Horizon RP110 superyacht Paradise at launch - Image credit to Mark Western and Horizon Motor Yachts Australia and New Zealand

Following her sea trials, luxury yacht Paradise will be shipped to Perth for delivery before Christmas. She will represent the largest Horizon Yacht ever sold into Australia.

Luxury motor yacht Paradise on the water - Image credit to Mark Western

Luxury motor yacht Paradise on the water - Image credit to Mark Western and Horizon Motor Yachts Australia and New Zealand

Horizon RP110 yacht Paradise features naval architecture by Don Blount and the yard’s in-house team. She has been beautifully designed by J.C. Espinosa.

Super yacht Paradise - Image credit to Mark Western

Super yacht Paradise - Image credit to Mark Western and Horizon Motor Yachts Australia and New Zealand

Motor yacht Paradise - Image credit to Mark Western

Motor yacht Paradise - Image credit to Mark Western and Horizon Motor Yachts Australia and New Zealand

Below is a selection of the luxurious charter yachts built by Horizon.

Launch of new 35m Baltic 116 Custom sailing yacht DORYAN at Baltic Yachts

October 15, 2014

The brand new 35m Baltic 116 Custom sailing yacht Doryan has successfully hit the water at Baltic Yachts in Finland. With naval architecture by Judel/Vrolijk & Co, luxury superyacht Doryan is a striking high-performance cruiser, featuring both exterior as well as interior design by Nauta Yacht Design. She is due to be delivered in late Autumn 2014.

Luxury yacht Baltic 116 Custom at launch

Baltic 116 Custom luxury yacht Doryan at launch - Image credit to Baltic Yachts

The interiors of luxury yacht Doryan feature the beautiful and clean lines, with the teak mixed up with light colored panels creating a classic yet timeless atmosphere. Accommodation is provided to up to 8 guests in 4 elegant cabins, including the spacious owner’s cabin with en-suite bathroom situated near the bow and three cabins for the guests. There is also space for the vessel’s crew in the captain’s cabin and two crew cabins.

Below is a choice of the luxurious charter yachts built by Baltic Yachts.

Launch of new 92,5m motor yacht Hull 1005 at Feadship

October 13, 2014

The prestigious Dutch builder, Feadship, successfully launched its brand new 92,5-metre motor yacht Hull 1005 on Saturday morning, October 11, 2014. The outstanding mega yacht Hull 1005 hit the water at the Feadship yard in Makkum, which has also worked on the fourth Feadship XL large custom series vessel – the 99-metre luxury yacht Magame Gu (Project Dream, hull 1004), pictured below. The official information and images of the newly launched Hull 1005 are still expected to be released by the shipyard.

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99m Feadship motor yacht Madame Gu (Project Dream, hull 1004)

Made of steel and aluminium, the 92,5m Feadship superyacht Hull 1005 has been designed by the yard’s in-house team. Her striking interiors by Seymour Diamond can comfortably sleep 14 guests and a numerous crew of 22. The vessel has a gross tonnage exceeding 2,900 GT, and is Lloyd’s registered, as well as MCA compliant.

Below is a gallery for the breath-taking charter yachts built by Feadship.

Hodgdon announces launch of 100ft carbon race yacht COMANCHE

October 06, 2014

Hodgdon Yachts is thrilled to announce the launch of the all-new 100-foot pre-preg carbon race yacht Comanche. The mighty sailing yacht Comanche hit the water at the company’s yard in East Boothbay, Maine on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Launch of the 100ft superyacht Comanche by Hodgdon Yachts

Launch of the 100ft superyacht Comanche by Hodgdon Yachts

Next, superyacht Comanche will be towed to Newport Shipyard, Rhode Island, where the rig and the keel will be fitted, and then sea trials will begin, before making the voyage aboard ship to Sydney, in Australia to compete in the famed Sydney to Hobart Race.

“She was designed and built to break monohull sailing records”, said Timothy Hodgdon, President of Hodgdon Yachts.

100ft sailing yacht Comanche at launch

100ft sailing yacht Comanche at launch

Racing yacht Comanche was commissioned by Jim Clark about a year ago. With black and red paint, the vessel boasts an impressive beam of 30ft. The build of Comanche was completed by about 60 workers in only one year. The hull was constructed at the Hodgdon Yacht facility in Boothbay, while the mast and keel were built by the companies from New Zealand and Italy, respectively.

100ft Hodgdon super yacht Comanche on the water

100ft Hodgdon super yacht Comanche on the water

Luxury yacht Comanche was constructed with aerospace technology that comprises the usage of pre-impregnated composite fibres, “pre-preg,”. The vessel is expected to break records in the upcoming races, also thanks to this advanced technology.

Below is a video from the launch of sailing yacht Comanche, released by Onne van der Wal and shared by Hodgdon Yachts:

Photos from launch of 100 Super Maxi Yacht COMANCHE by Hodgdon Yachts

October 01, 2014

The US builder, Hodgdon Yachts, has successfully launched the all-new fast carbon 30,5m (100’) Super Maxi yacht Comanche. The pre-preg sailing yacht Comanche is expected to attend major ocean races around the world and break records on existing ocean crossings. She will be put to the test for the first time during the 2014  Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race. Below are the photos from the launch of this impressive vessel, North Sails President Ken Read and shared by Hodgdon Yachts.

Hodgdon Yachts ready to launch the 100ft sailing superyacht Comanche

Hodgdon Yachts ready to launch the 100ft sailing superyacht Comanche - Photo credit to Ken Read

Superyacht Comanche ready to be launched by Hodgdon Yachts

Superyacht Comanche ready to be launched by Hodgdon Yachts - Photo credit to Ken Read

Sailing yacht Comanche on the water

Sailing yacht Comanche on the water - Photo credit to Ken Read

Vismara Marine announces new Vismara Marine Spa

September 29, 2014

Following 30 years of success, Vismara Marine is proud to introduce the new Vismara Marine Spa. September 4, 2014 saw the Vismara Marine sign an important agreement with Industrial and Financial Investments Europe Spa.

The recent launch of V80 superyacht Nakupenda at Vismara Marine

The recent launch of V80 superyacht Nakupenda at Vismara Marine

Vismara Marine has entered into the project by the Industrial and Financial Investments Europe Spa, called ‘things beautiful in Italy’, which is also a sub-holding company for the purpose of investing in companies considered excellent, recognized for design and technological capability, such as a model to be exported to all over the world.

The Vismara shipyard, born from the passion of Alessandro Vismara along with the other founding members of the shipyard Maurizio Fattori (now in charge of the refitting), Davide Valesi (now in charge of the new buildings) and Giancarla Bombieri, from which they were born all the best sailing boats of the shipyard, as well as the new Vismara V80 sailing yacht Nakupenda, just launched, and from which will arise the all new 2015 yachts: Vismara V50 Baisc forever and the Vismara Mills V62 SuperNikka.

“It is our intention to strengthen the company and bring it to a significant growth at the international level,” – says Stefano Bennati, CEO of Europa Investimenti . “We won’t intervene too much in the management but we will try to create the best conditions around the entrepreneur so that he can fully express, as always done in the past, its potential and continue on its path of growth and development.”

Vismara Marine represents excellence in terms of design, technological capacity and implementation of innovative projects, this is the Vismara DNA in over of thirty years of projects and yachts.

“The know-how is the asset on which we intend to leverage to make the transition from a production almost exclusively’ tailoring ‘[that will remain the core business Vismara], as they like to repeat in Vismara, in a production that could be defined as pret-a-porter – Bennati precise.” The other new features will be more active in foreign markets, new models and upgrading services for the shipowners: i.e. Angeling.

Alessandro Vismara explains why Europa Investimenti: “Europa Investimenti is right partner for growing up. They liked the people in Vismara and are not speculators. We were looking for partner with whom we can have a chemistry behind the work.We liked their intervention model, carry out the aggregation of companies that have one thing in common: excellence. We believe in these values, and they are willing to support us, helping us to bring to light our full potential. Today we start from a white paper with the help of new partners. We put 30 years of experience in building unique yachts, they will help us make the right choices, developing our lines of business, with some innovations, starting with the pret-a-porter!”

Photos: Launch of Vismara sailing yacht NAKUPENDA to be displayed at Genoa Boat Show 2014

September 26, 2014

Vismara Marine is thrilled to announce the launch of the new Vismara V80 sailing yacht Nakupenda. The new maxi carbon fiber yacht Nakupenda will be displayed at this year’s Genoa International Boat Show, running from October 1 to 6. Below are the images from the launch of this beautiful vessel, released by Vismara Marine.

Launch of V80 super yacht Nakupenda at Vismara Marine

Launch of V80 super yacht Nakupenda at Vismara Marine

Superyacht Nakupenda at launch

Superyacht Nakupenda at launch

Luxury sailing yacht Nakupenda

Luxury sailing yacht Nakupenda

Nakupenda Yacht ready to hit the water

Nakupenda Yacht ready to hit the water

Technical Specifications of the Vismara V80 super yacht Nakupenda:

LENGTH 24.00  M

BEAM MAX. 5,80 M

DISPLACEMENT  36.000 KG

SAIL PLAN 318 MQ

DRAFT 3.20 M

MATERIALS VACUUMED CARBON SANDWICH & EPISODIC RAISIN

ENGINE  YANMAR 240 HP