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46m Motor Yacht EIGHT re-launched as first CRN refit project

May 29, 2015

Yesterday morning, May 28, 2015, saw the Italian shipyard, CRN, re-launch their first refit project – the 46m motor yacht EIGHT (hull no. 118). Superyacht EIGHT has been beautifully designed by the yard’s Engineering Department, in partnership with Nuvolari Lenard.

46m super yacht Eight re-launched by CRN

46m super yacht Eight re-launched by CRN

“Only a few weeks after the launch of the 55-metre Atlante, we are very proud to be launching another magnificent vessel today,” – comments CRN Chairman and CEO Lamberto Tacoli – “This is an important and strategic moment for our Shipyard, as it marks the first step along a new development path, the refitting of CRN yachts, which we believe can be an interesting opportunity for our Company’s future. The ‘Eight’ is a first outstanding example of this, and we are all feeling great pride.”

Boasting a stylish dark blue hull and contemporary, sophisticated décor, the four-deck super yacht EIGHT can be characterized by sobriety and style, streamlined and elegant lines, airy spaces and very refined interiors. These comfortably sleep up to 12 guests in 6 lovely cabins, including a gorgeous master stateroom, as well as 5 VIP cabins.

Luxury yacht EIGHT is powered by twin 3512 B KW Caterpillar engines, delivering her a top speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots.

Further charter yachts built by CRN.

Brand new 44m FEADSHIP Motor Yacht MOON SAND under sea trials

May 29, 2015

The brand new 44,20-metre Feadship motor yacht MOON SAND (hull #690) is currently undergoing sea trials, as show the photos and a short video below, released by the shipyard. Featuring a relatively modern exterior profile with classic touches, superyacht MOON SAND boasts sophisticated exterior design by Feadship De Voogt Design, while her beautiful interior design is by Bannenberg & Rowell.

44m superyacht MOON SAND under sea trials - Photo credit to Feadship

44m superyacht MOON SAND under sea trials – Photo credit to Feadship

Combining practicality with perfection, luxury yacht MOON SAND is a family vessel, with an incredibly spacious sun deck and an ingenious swimming pool with a lifting floor system. Thanks to this, a section of the deck lowers down to provide a desirable pool depth.

Luxury yacht Moon Sand underway - Photo credit to Feadship

Luxury yacht Moon Sand underway – Photo credit to Feadship

Super yacht MOON SAND offers lovely and comfortable accommodation in the owners’ quarters that feature a study and an ample stateroom with two bathrooms and two walk-in dressing rooms. There is also accommodation for six guests in three guest suites. Two of these can be converted into a single stateroom with a separate seating area, in addition to a huge full-beam VIP stateroom, positioned forward.

Super yacht Moon Sand from above - Photo credit to Feadship

Super yacht Moon Sand from above – Photo credit to Feadship

There are more charter yachts built by Feadship here.

Striking Sanlorenzo Motor Yachts LAMMOUCHE and ACHILLES

May 28, 2015

Luxury motor yacht Lammouche is a striking 44-metre vessel, built by the prominent Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo in 2008. Superyacht Lammouche has been magnificently designed by the yard’s in-house team, with interior design by Francesco Paszkowski. The video below, made by ‘perfect’, shows this beauty, along with the 46-metre luxury yacht Achilles, launched by Sanlorenzo in 2012. 

Sanlorenzo luxury yacht Lammouche can accommodate up to 10 guests in utmost in luxury. She offers five beautifully appointed and comfortable suites. Featuring a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, the 44-metre Lammouche can easily reach a top speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots. She has a range of 4,000 nautical miles.

Super yacht Achilles can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 magnificent cabins, comprising a master suite, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins. Powered by 2 Caterpillar (3512B DITA) 2,040hp diesel engines, she can achieve a maximum speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots.

Additional charter yachts built by SANLORENZO.

New Tankoa S701 Yacht to find her new Owners soon

May 28, 2015

The exciting new Tankoa S701 yacht is expected to find her new Owner soon. The yard’s highly professional team of workers is currently sanding the hull and is faring it, in order to move ahead and shorten the delivery time of Tankoa S701 superyacht for one of the four potential buyers, presently negotiating a contract with the shipyard.

Luxury motor yacht S701 by Tankoa Yachts

Luxury motor yacht S701 by Tankoa Yachts

Two general arrangement proposals have been finalised for Tankoa motor yacht S701, one with a private owner’s deck and five guest cabins, while the other plan proposes two owner’s suites and four or five guest cabins.

Moving ahead with the Tankoa S701 yacht project, Francesco Paszkowski and Margherita Casprini have been commissioned to create a “spec decoration interior proposal” that would reduce delivery time, even if an owner brings his own interior designer to have his own specific decorations.

The very interesting aspect of Tankoa luxury yacht S701 is that she can be completed in two different versions at: 65 meters, with a delivery time of 18 months from contract, and at 70 meters, with a delivery time of 22 months from contract.

Gross tonnage of Tankoa S701 megayacht will depend on the final length decided by the client and vary from 1,350 GT to 1,450GT. The engine room has already been fitted with engines and generators and engineering for the 65m vessel, while the 70-metre version is ready to go.

Works on New Tankoa S501 Motor Yacht Hull #1 well underway

May 28, 2015

Works on the new Tankoa S501 motor yacht Hull #1 are well underway at the Tankoa shipyard in Genoa, Italy. Measuring 50 meters in length, the first Tankoa S501 superyacht was officially unveiled at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show.

Rendering of Tankoa S501 superyacht Hull no. 1

Rendering of Tankoa S501 superyacht Hull no. 1

Work in progress

As of late April 2015, the welding of the first Tankoa S501 main deck has been completed and three sections of the aluminium hull are being assembled, while the first block of the superstructure is expected to be finished just before summer. The hull is scheduled for completion in June and the entire hull, deck and superstructure will enter the fitting out shed at the main plant in Genoa before the end of September 2015.

First Tankoa S501 Yacht under construction

First Tankoa S501 Yacht under construction

Designed by Francesco Paszkowski and Margherita Casprini, the interior design of the main deck and guest cabins has been approved by the Owner and the full size mock-up of one VIP guest cabin is due to be completed at the end of June for inspection, and eventually allowing the Owner to modify some details.

Delivery of New Tankoa S693 Superyacht scheduled for late July 2015

May 28, 2015

Currently under construction at Tankoa Yachts in Italy‘s Genoa, the new Tankoa S693 superyacht (Project S65-12) is due to be delivered to her new Owner in late July 2015. The impressive 69-metre luxury motor yacht S693 is expected to leave her shed on June 15 to be prepared for her eagerly awaited launched, scheduled for June 22.

Tankoa S693 Yacht – Profile

Tankoa S693 Yacht – Profile

Work in progress

As of May 2015, all engine room equipment and all watertight doors aboard Tankoa S693 yacht have been installed. The internal fitting out of the main deck has been 75% completed, and the crew deck has been 95% finished. While galley and cold rooms have been completed, beach club, sauna, hammam are under completion. The tender garage is 90% completed, and the master suite, including bathroom, office and wardrobe, is 75% finished.

Tankoa luxury yacht S693 in build

Tankoa luxury yacht S693 in build

The exterior painting of Tankoa luxury mega yacht S693, including the entire hull, has been fully completed. The teak decking is 95% completed, while the wheelhouse wiring has been completed and electronics are being installed. The swimming pool as well as the stainless steel work have been also finished.

Works on Tankoa superyacht S693

Works on Tankoa superyacht S693

Tankoa super yacht S693 is expected to go through onshore testing, sea trials and stability tests, as well as all the necessary Class endurance runs from July 1 to 31, 2015. Subsequently, the vessel will start cruising in the second half of August, following the installation of all the owner’s supplies and toys.

Tankoa S693 yacht will be officially presented to the public at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show in September.

Holland Jachtbouw completes refit of majestic 43m Sailing Yacht ASGARD

May 28, 2015

Holland Jachtbouw has recently re-launched the majestic 43-metre sailing yacht Asgard (ex Hetairos) from their shipyard in Zaandam, the Netherlands, following her 18-month refit. Beautifully designed by Bruce King, superyacht Asgard is a gorgeous ketch, originally built by Abeking & Rasmussen in 1993.

43m luxury yacht ASGARD hitting the water after her refit at Holland Jachtbouw

43m luxury yacht ASGARD hitting the water after her refit at Holland Jachtbouw

The refit of super yacht Asgard included a new deck, renewal of all electronics and communications systems within a new nav station, as well as an interior refit.

Holland Jachtbouw signs new order for Explorer Motor Yacht Project 099

May 28, 2015

Holland Jachtbouw has recently signed a new order for the explorer motor yacht Project 099, destined to cruise the waters of the Baltic and Polar regions. Luxury superyacht Project number 099 has been designed for an experienced and long term owner, who was fully involved with the conceptual design.

New Explorer Motor Yacht Project 099 by Holland Jachtbouw

New Explorer Motor Yacht Project 099 by Holland Jachtbouw

Destined for long distance cruising and living on board, luxury yacht Project 099 will be totally custom built, featuring a steel hull with ice reinforcements and an aluminium superstructure. All the vessel’s operations will be arranged from the central position of the wheelhouse, and there will be also an integrated tender dock at the aft.

Project 099 yacht will be powered by a tailor made hybrid system with a cross shaft option, which means that both CPP propellers can be run from either one or two main engines. All engine room systems are designed and engineered to the latest technology presently available, with the added detail of low maintenance over the life of the vessel. Additional requirement for this exciting new Explorer motor yacht is silent running for onboard living, achieved by opting for the full hybrid setup.

More charter yachts built by Holland Jachtbouw.

New Sunrise 63 Superyacht IRIMARI with ‘Unique’ Architectural Features

May 28, 2015

Recently launched by Sunrise Yachts as the largest yacht that has ever hit the water in Antalya, Turkey, the outstanding superyacht IRIMARI (hull 632) is the first vessel of Sunrise 63 series, magnificently designed by Espen Oeino, with interiors by Focus Yacht Design. Luxury motor yacht IRIMARI features naval architecture by Unique Yacht Design.

Luxury mega yacht IRIMARI

Luxury mega yacht IRIMARI with naval architecture by Unique Yacht Design

Unique Yacht Design is a registered trademark of multi-award winning Özgün Yacht Design for the company’s exterior styling as well as naval architecture services. Unique Yacht Design is presently working on numerous ongoing projects that vary in size between 30m and 75m.

Launch of Sunrise 63 Superyacht IRIMARI with naval architecture by Unique Yacht Design

Launch of Sunrise 63 Superyacht IRIMARI

Luxury motor yacht IRIMARI on the water

Luxury motor yacht IRIMARI on the water

Emrecan ÖZGÜN (Founder & Director of ÖZGÜN and UNIQUE YACHT DESIGN) and Guillaume Roche (Co-Founder and CEO of SUNRISE YACHTS)

Emrecan ÖZGÜN (Founder & Director of ÖZGÜN and UNIQUE YACHT DESIGN) and Guillaume Roche (Co-Founder and CEO of SUNRISE YACHTS) at launch of IRIMARI Yacht

Spectacular Launching of 63m Sunrise Mega Yacht IRIMARI

May 28, 2015

Following 30 months of construction, the brand new Project N632 mega yacht IRIMARI successfully hit the water at the Turkish shipyard, Sunrise Yachts, on April 30, 2015. The videos below show the launching, christening, as well as speech of Sunrise CEO Guillaume Roche at the launch of superyacht IRIMARI, which was a very special world-premiere event.

The first of the Sunrise 63 series, motor yacht IRIMARI was lifted from her cradle on the dock by two 700 cranes from the heavy-lift ship HHL Valparaiso, and delicately lowered to the sea in a manoeuvre that saw many hold their breaths for a few long moments.

Sunrise 63 series IRIMARI superyacht has been superbly designed by Espen Oeino, with interior design by Focus Yacht Design and naval architecture by Unique Yacht Design. To be displayed at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show in September, she can comfortably sleep up to 12 guests and a crew of 17 members.