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Three state-of-the-art superyacht concepts

November 15, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in early November was used by boat builders to show off their latest and greatest superyachts and upcoming concepts. Here are three of the best for the final quarter of 2017. ... read full story

VPLP designed Wing Yacht EVIDENCE superyacht 

November 10, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

New superyacht design concept has been unveiled by VPLP. The 156ft catamaran Evidence features some of the best characteristics of motor and sailing yachts. ... read full story

Mega Yacht Project Columbus 80m To be Completed in 2018

June 08, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Columbus Yachts announced that the 80m superyacht Columbus Classic would be completed and delivered next year. The shipyard has unveiled more details on the project. Find out now. ... read full story

88m Feadship: the latest superyacht to switch to Seahub

March 13, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Hunter Oceanic has added yet another important superyacht to its portfolio, by installing fully supported deployment of Seahub onboard an 88m Feadship vessel in Miami, Florida. ... read full story

Carbon hulls prove popular for Baltic Yachts

January 24, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Baltic Yachts facility - Jakobstad, Finland

With the release of Pink Gin VI, the world's largest carbon fibre sloop later this year, Baltic Yachts announces the rise of carbon composite hulls with the news that three new carbon fibre hulls are on order for 2017. ... read full story

Top 10 Bizarre Yacht Concepts

December 01, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The yachting industry is booming, attracting some young and ambitions designers, as well as some bespoke design studios who have been in the yachting for a while. The explanation is simple: “the limit is the sky” – say some designers, comparing boats and yachts to other architectural concepts in the world. The question is, are... ... read full story

Amazing Glass Yacht the 110m HALYCON by New York Designer

August 07, 2016

Written by Mike Smith

The American based GILL SCHMID DESIGN of New York has released details of their incredible new superyacht design which features extensive and innovative use of glass, a product perhaps not traditionally associated with boats, til now. Not to finish there, the yacht design called HALYCON 110 metre also features a floating waterfall. PR: The 110m... ... read full story

P/R: Winners announced for Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards

June 26, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

As electric and hybrid technology has become more efficient, a greater number of luxury yacht builders are implementing such systems in their builds. 84m/274ft SAVANNAH from Feadship in 2015 was the first luxury motor yacht to incorporate hybrid technology: the first hybrid sailing yacht was Royal Huisman’s ETHEREAL in 2008. To celebrate the innovation and achievement... ... read full story

Press Release: The quest for better boats in less time continues at Vripack

June 15, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Better known to the public as the next-gen technology for gaming, virtual reality headsets are an effective tool to allow designers to review their work without the need to build scaled models. Vripack Studio has put virtual reality to use to assess ship design and space efficiency before committing to a build, leading to significant... ... read full story

Wild Group Coat 58m Motor Yacht ILLUSION V with ToughGuard

April 04, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The imposing 58 metre Benetti superyacht ILLUSION V has recently received ToughGuard coating by the Wild Group, a project that took place at the Benetti shipyard in Italy. ... read full story

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