Supermaxi Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Supermaxi Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Chainsaw Chop for Australia’s Most Successful Ocean Racing Yacht WILD OATS XI

August 28, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Today, August 28, 2015 saw Bob Oatley and Mark Richards make the first cut into the forward sections of the all-conquering supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI, as part of a plan to bring a new lease of life to the vessel and make it more competitive against more recent supermaxi designs. ... read full story

Monohull-Line Honours for 100ft Hodgdon Supermaxi Yacht COMANCHE at 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race

August 21, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Monohull-line honours at this year's Rolex Fastnet Race went to the 100ft Hodgdon sailing yacht Comanche, followed by the 88ft Rambler 88 yacht. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 Underway

August 17, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The highly anticipated 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race is in full swing. The popular race is hosting such outstanding vessels as the 100ft superyacht Comanche, as well as the 100ft charter yacht Leopard. ... read full story

Record-Breaking Supermaxi Yacht WILD OATS XI to undergo major modifications

August 04, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The record-breaking Australian supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI will undergo major modifications in preparation for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Due to be completed in November 2015, the modifications are expected to give the vessel every chance for taking its ninth line honours in the race. ... read full story

Fantastic Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta Comes to an End

August 03, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

It was a beautiful spectacle in the Solent during the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta last week. In the J Class, sailing yacht Velsheda won all four race and has become the overall winner in her class. ... read full story

Majestic J Class Sailing Yacht VELSHEDA wins class in Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta’s Race Around the Island

July 30, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

J Class luxury yacht VELSHEDA has become the winner in her class of the Royal Yacht Squadron's Bicentenary International Regatta's Race Around the Island, followed by superyacht LIONHEART, taking second place. ... read full story

100-foot Supermaxi Yacht WILD OATS XI claims fastest time in TRANSPAC 2015

July 27, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The majestic 100-foot supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI claimed the fastest time in this year's 2225-nautical mile Transpac Race from Los Angeles. Roy P. Disney entered the yacht in this year’s race together with the Australian owner, Bob Oatley. ... read full story

Fabulous Porto Cervo in Sardinia to host 26th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in September

July 16, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

This year's 26th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup will run in the azure waters of the beautiful Sardinia yacht holiday location - Porto Cervo from September 6 to 12. The largest yacht to attend the event will be the 66,7m superyacht Hetairos. ... read full story

New monohull 24 hour distance record set by striking 100ft Supermaxi Yacht COMANCHE by Hodgdon Yachts

July 14, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Still to be ratified off the boats tracker by the World Sailing Speed Record Council, the 100-foot Hodgdon sailing superyacht COMANCHE is believed to have set a new monohull 24 hour distance record at the 2015 Transatlantic Race. ... read full story

RSB Rigging Solutions Un-Step 55m VITTERS Superyacht MARIE

July 09, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The rigs of the 55-metre VITTERS super yacht MARIE were un-stepped by RSB Rigging Solutions last week, following the vessel's great overall victory at the 2015 Superyacht Cup Palma. She will undergo a summer refit at the STP yard in Palma. ... read full story

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