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Blohm + Voss unveil the “ultimate SUV at sea,” the B+V 120 MY/X.

March 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Super yacht builder Blohm + Voss are unveiling the newest addition to the expanding fleet they name the “ultimate SUV at sea,” the B+V 120 MY/X. The expedition yacht measures 124.2 meters (407 feet), and is designed to combine comfortable worldwide cruising for 18 Guests plus a vast amount of exploration equipment. ... read full story

Yacht SKY – Heesen Yachts latest & largest superyacht at almost 50m

March 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Yacht SKY - Heesen Yachts

The Heesen Superyacht SKY has been launched. The large luxury yacht builder Heesen Yachts from Holland has announced the launch of their new motor yacht SKY. Yacht SKY was built as hull number 14750 and she measures in at just less than 50m (49.80m LOA).  This makes motor yacht SKY Heesen Yacht’s largest displacement yacht... ... read full story

Superyacht MIRGAB VI launched by Hakvoort.

March 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Superyacht MIRGAB VI was launched by Dutch yard Hakvoort. MIRGAB VI (ex hull number YN 243), was designed by Diana Yacht Design and Glade Johnson. Motor yacht MIRGAB is 48.77 metres in length ... read full story

The New Azimut Grande 120 SL

March 11, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Azimut yachts have launched a new division of yachts to be named Azimut Grande. The Azimut Grande range will encompass all of the Azimut fleet over 100ft and will include the addition of 4 new superyachts by 2013. The Azimut 120 SL will be the first model to be launched in the new range which is due to be completed over the next few months. ... read full story

ISA 63m superyacht revealed.

March 10, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

ISA (International Shipyards Ancona) have built their largest super yacht to date which has been spotted outside the shed in which she was built. The incredible new 63 metre motor yacht is the first of three superyachts over 50 meters due to be launched and delivered by the shipyard this year. The magnificent 63m displacement... ... read full story

Luxury CNB sailing yacht SPIIP to charter in Egypt and the Red Sea

March 09, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The beautiful new luxury French designed and built CNB sailing yacht, called SPIIP, has been launched and is availble to charter in Egypt and the Red Sea. Yacht SPIIP offers contemporary design and performance in a rare and unusual yacht charter location. ... read full story

NZ Marine Cup

March 09, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing yacht Drumbeat

On the 4th of March 2010 the first NZ Marine Cup was held. The race began at New Zealand’s Auckland Harbour, with scenic Kawau Island as their destination which lies in the Hauraki Gulf, (40 km  north of Auckland), and 1.4km off the North Auckland shore. The race included a small fleet of superyachts that... ... read full story

63rd Cannes Film Festival 12-23 May 2010.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 63rd Cannes Film Festival will take place in Cannes, France from 12-23 May 2010. This yearly event in Cannes demands the attention of the Entertainment World, as the movie industry congregates on the French Riviera to watch films, secure deals, socialize and award the best films and achievements of the past year. The formal... ... read full story

Luxury Motor yacht OCEAN PEARL unveiled.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

YachtPlus have unveiled their new 41m (134ft) Lord Foster + Partners designed super yacht called OCEAN PEARL in Carrara, Italy.  The Foster design was teamed with the technological skill of Rodriquez Cantieri Navali and will undergo official sea trials prior to its official launch in April.  Motor yacht OCEAN PEARL is the 2nd yacht to... ... read full story

Planetsolar – the World’s Largest Solar Powered Yacht will circumnavigate the globe in 2011.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

   A selection of international scientists, engineers and boat builders from Germany and Switzerland have developed the world’s largest solar powered yacht designed to circumnavigate the world. The PlanetSolar catamaran, conceptualised by Swiss designer Raphael Domjan and built by Knierim Yacht Club in Kiel in northern Germany, was unveiled on February 25, 2010 at the... ... read full story

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