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Video: Expedition yacht Ocean King 130 named Genesia and delivered to owners

September 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The third hull from the Italian shipyard Ocean King, the Ocean King 130, has been delivered to her new owners and will be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show running form the 27th-30th of September.

Explorer yacht GENESIA - First hull in the Ocean King 130 range

Explorer yacht GENESIA – First hull in the Ocean King 130 range

Named GENESIA, the 40m/131ft flagship has a gross tonnage of 650 and is constructed entirely of steel. Designed as an expedition yacht for oceanic conditions, she is capable of handling rough seas while providing comfortable surroundings for 10-12 guests across 5-6 cabins.

Explorer yacht GENESIA comes with a number of amenities for exploration and entertaining, including a touch-and-go helipad, extensive exterior living spaces and a beach club. The interiors are designed by Andrea Vallicelli and Cantieri Navali Chioggia (CNC) created her naval architecture.

Video credit: Cantieri Navali Chioggia via Ocean King

Twin CAT C32 970kW engines provide a top speed of 13.5 knots and she has a cruising speed of 12 knots with a range of 7,500 nautical miles. The second hull is currently available for purchase in the unusual currency of Bitcoins and is priced at Ƀ 3846.

Video: Su Marine delivers motor yacht Laniakea

August 29, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Following a construction period of over 2 years, Su Marine has delivered SMY36 on schedule to her delighted new owner.

Superyacht LANIAKEA (SMY36) - Built by Su Marine. Image credit Taka Yacht Design

Superyacht LANIAKEA (SMY36) – Built by Su Marine. Image credit Taka Yacht Design

Named LANIAKEA, the 36m/118ft superyacht is made from a steel hull and wood epoxy superstructure, with naval architecture by Taka Yacht Design and interiors by Su Marine architect Denizhan Sidar.

The owner worked closely with Su Marine to produce a superyacht with a classic appearance and all the conveniences and benefits of modern technology for enhanced performance and comfort. Brazilian Rosewood forms the majority of the panelling, with lacquered surfaces in silvery grey and white add a more contemporary touch to the interior.

Video: Feadship hull YN701, ‘Project Promise’, shipped to Aalsmeer to continue construction

August 28, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

The highly secretive Feadship hull YN701, codenamed PROJECT PROMISE according to local media, has been spotted on her way from the facilities in Slob to the Royal de Vries yard in Aalsmeer.

Feadship Royal de Vries yard in Aalsmeer

Feadship Royal de Vries yard in Aalsmeer

Little is known about this latest motor yacht, as the owners have not wanted to disclose any details at this stage. Bannenberg & Rowell are believed to be styling the interior, however, and her expected delivery date is 2018.

Video credit: Dutch Yachting

Launched Amer superyacht makes history with quad-pod design

August 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

A 33m/110ft Amer superyacht has made history at its launch last week, becoming the first superyacht to be fitted with four IPS pods as her main propulsion to produce a top speed of 30 knots through counter-rotating props.

The Amer Cento quad motor yacht is the first luxury yacht to have quad-pod propulsion installed

The Amer Cento quad motor yacht is the first luxury yacht to have quad-pod propulsion installed

Deigned for a three-time repeat client, the flagship luxury yacht also has a new anti-foul film applied to the hull to reduce necessary maintenance to once every four years.

Amer Cento Quad motor yacht - Salon and formal dining area

Amer Cento Quad motor yacht – Salon and formal dining area

The Amer 110 motor yacht will be on display at the Cannes Yachting Festival running from the 12th-17th of September.

Amer Cento Quad superyacht - Sundeck

Amer Cento Quad superyacht – Sundeck

Video: Amazing aerial view of superyacht stunner Jubilee

August 14, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Luxury yacht JUBILEE has been filmed by drone as she heads back to the Oceanco shipyard in Alblasserdam.

Superyacht JUBILEE. Photo credit - Didier Didairbus

Superyacht JUBILEE. Photo credit – Didier Didairbus

The video shows off the undulating form of the magnificent 110m/361ft superyacht and her expansive deck spaces, which were designed by Igor Lobanov and feature a helipad on the bow, a Jacuzzi on the sundeck forward and an expansive swimming pool on the main deck aft.

Video credit: AerialService.nl via DutchYachting

Video: Mega yacht Al Lusail spotted returning from sea trials

August 08, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Lurssen superyacht AL LUSAIL (ex.PROJECT JUPITER) has been spotted returning from her sea trials in the North Sea.

Al Lusail

Named after Quatar’s newest city of Lusail, the superyacht boasts an L.O.A. of 123m/404ft and a beam of 20m/66ft with a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure. H2 Yacht Design was responsible for her exterior styling and March & White completed her interiors.

Video credit: DiFooll

Video: Discover the best Mediterranean beauty spots with luxury charter yacht Irimari

August 04, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Whether you want to visit the dive sites of Croatia or the bustling cities of Monaco or Naples, 63m/207ft superyacht IRIMARI offers you the chance to charter anywhere in the Mediterranean – and her living spaces are just as luscious as the settings you encounter.

Superyacht IRIMARI from Sunrise Yachts - Aerial view

Superyacht IRIMARI from Sunrise Yachts – Aerial view

Built by Sunrise Yachts in 2015, this modern motor yacht has the exterior styling of well-known designer Espen Oeino, while the impressive interior comes from Focus Yacht Design. IRIMARI was a finalist in a number of awards categories, including:

  • Displacement Motor Yachts 1,300GT – 2,999GT (World Superyacht Awards 2016)
  • Naval Architecture Award – Displacement Motor Yacht (Showboats Design Awards 2016)
  • Exterior Design & Styling Award – Motor Yacht over 500GT (SDA 2016)
  • Interior Design Award – Motor Yacht over 500GT (SDA 2016)

Video credit: Mega Yachts Turkey

Make a lasting first impression and greet your visitors in the stunning surroundings of the open-plan main salon: Varied textures add to the appeal of the ivory white, champagne and gold interior, further complemented by dark blue accents and floor to ceiling windows for plenty of natural light.

Motor yacht IRIMARI - Main salon

Motor yacht IRIMARI – Main salon

The formal dining area towards the aft is the shimmering centrepiece within the interior, serving guests in immaculate contemporary surroundings perfect for marking a special event in style.

Superyacht IRIMARI - Formal dining area

Superyacht IRIMARI – Formal dining area

Begin you mornings together with breakfast and coffee on the main deck aft, where the stern seating creates an informal setting for everyone to gather and plan for the day ahead, or spend time outdoors shaded from the height of the midday sun and admire the amazing architecture of the Western Mediterranean.

Steps lead down to the swim platform and up to the upper deck aft for quick and easy access to each beautiful and unique living space.

Superyacht IRIMARI - Skylounge

Superyacht IRIMARI – Skylounge

The skylounge on the bridge deck is just as plentiful in space as the main salon, and guests can while away the time in transit by watching a film together on the cutting-edge cinema setup, or by listening to live music from the grand piano while chatting away.

“Motor yacht IRIMARI is available for charter throughout the Mediterranean from €460,000-€490,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information on her on board amenities, and to ensure that your preferred dates are secure.”

Superyacht IRIMARI - Upper deck exterior

Superyacht IRIMARI – Upper deck exterior

For meal times taking in the atmosphere of such destinations as Montenegro, the Dalmatian Coast or Capri, dine alfresco on the upper deck aft with a sumptuous three course meal prepared by an expert chef. Afterwards, guests can retire to the dedicated lounge area along the stern for time spent together while watching the changing evening skies.

With everything the gorgeous sundeck has to offer, there’s no need to set a single foot on land; the generous Jacuzzi is the perfect place to soak in the sunshine or chat together in the moonlight, drink in hand from the bar. Dine alfresco in the shade or lie out on one of the many sunpads or sun loungers and while away the hours listening to the peaceful ambiance of Eastern Mediterranean shores.

As well as a sundeck, there is a flydeck above for spectacular views of your destination while socialising, reading and relaxing in the best weather of the year.

Luxury yacht IRIMARI is a PADI Certified Dive Centre as well as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, allowing your guests to learn how to use the water toys and earn licenses to make the holiday even more magical. Among the water toys, there are:

  • 4 x jet skis
  • 2 x Seabobs
  • 2 x wakeboards
  • 2 x kayaks
  • 2 x paddleboards
  • water skis
  • a waterslide and floating pool
  • snorkelling equipment, and
  • inflatable and towable toys
Luxury yacht IRIMARI - Master suite

Luxury yacht IRIMARI – Master suite

The accommodation layout sleeps a maximum of 12 guests over 6 cabins: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 2 twin cabins.

Any empty cabins can be converted into an additional lounge for even more places to relax or entertain during your charter. Superyacht IRIMARI comes with an expert crew of 18 to provide everyone on board with first-class service throughout your time on aboard.

Motor yacht IRIMARI is available for charter throughout the Mediterranean from €460,000-€490,000 per week plus expenses. Contact CharterWorld for more information on her on board amenities, and to ensure that your preferred dates are secure.

Video: Sailing yacht Black Pearl on sea trials

July 28, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

As 106m/348ft sailing yacht BLACK PEARL nears completion, more footage of the Oceanco superyacht is emerging following her recent sea trials.

Oceanco sailing yacht BLACK PEARL

Oceanco sailing yacht BLACK PEARL

Using Perini Navi 88m/289ft mega yacht MALTESE FALCON as inspiration, superyacht BLACK PEARL from naval architect Ken Freivokh was known as PROJECT NAUTILUS in the initial design stages, and is the culmination of more than 10 years of design and technical study from multiple shipyards, including Devonport Yachts (acquired by Pendennis and now known as Pendennis Plus). Dykstra Naval Architects, who created the Dyna-rig concept for S/Y MALTESE FALCON, improved and updated the system for the larger superyacht, and superyacht designers Nuvolari Lenard have worked in conjunction with Oceanco to complete the final design.

Video credit: Matthijs van der Laan

Impressive Video of Superyacht HOME in a Storm

July 13, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Launched in April 2017, HOME is the first Fast Displacement Hull Form motor yacht with hybrid propulsion. She measures 50 metres and was built by bespoke Heesen Yachts. Her highly efficient hull design was developed by Van Oossanen Naval Architects and engineered by Heesen’s in-house specialists.

Superyacht Home in the North Sea. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

Superyacht Home in the North Sea. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

HOME showed some impressive results at the sea trials: her range exceeded by 500 nautical miles, with a total of 4,200 nm at 12 knots, with 45,000 litres of fuel capacity. She also showed some fantastic results in terms of noise and vibration levels, running at faster than 9 knots in silence.

Superyacht Home in the North Sea. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

Superyacht Home in the North Sea. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

Motor yacht Home was built to the design by Omega Architects, while bespoke Cristiano Gatto took care of her amazing interior layout and decor.

Superyacht Home in the North Sea - running. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

Superyacht Home in the North Sea – running. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

Superyacht Home in the stormy weather in the North Sea. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

Superyacht Home in the stormy weather in the North Sea. Photo: © Dutch Yachting

Watch the thrilling footage of Home running through the waves in North Sea storm on her way to Gibraltar:

Home will make her debut appearance at the Monaco Yacht Show 2017.

Superyacht Video: How to Build a Luxury Sailing Yacht in 2 Minutes

July 12, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Baltic Yachts launched the highly anticipated sailing yacht Pink Gin VI in May 2017. The yacht has now been successfully delivered to her owner. However, much attention drawn to this beauty was the fact that she is currently the largest carbon fibre sloop.

Baltic Yachts Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI

Baltic Yachts Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI

Watch the fascinating video on how to build Luxury Sailing Yacht Pink Gin below:

Sailing Yacht Pink Gin VI boasts naval architecture by Judel/Vrolijk and interior design by Design Unlimited.

She offers accommodation across seven cabins: six lovely guest cabins and a master cabin. A great addition to her striking design is the fold-out balconies, which provide impressive views.

Sailing yacht Pink Gin VI is now cruising the Mediterranean, and you can spot her in Italy, France, Monaco or Greece.

Find our more about superyachts built by Baltic Yachts here.