Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for explorer

Fire damages 50m expedition yacht STAR FISH under construction at McMullen & Wing - Photo Credit McMullen & Wing

Fire damages 50m luxury superyacht STAR FISH under construction at McMullen & Wing

August 12, 2012

The 50m luxury explorer motor yacht STAR FISH which is currently under construction at the McMullen & Wing shipyard in New Zealand has been badly damaged by a fire. Fire-fighters were called to the blaze in McMullen & Wing’s Auckland premises the early hours of Sunday morning 12 August 2012. The 50m steel and aluminium…

35m explorer yacht Bluewater by Stolk Marimecs - Profile view

35m Blue Water Explorer concept by Stolk Marimecs

August 06, 2012

The latest concept developed by the Netherlands-based studio Stolk Marimecs is the 35m luxury motor yacht Bluewater. This spectacular explorer provides comfortable accommodation in a separate owner’s area on the main deck, as well as in the lower deck’s full-beam VIP cabin, along with two guest cabins.

45m Expedition Charter Yacht BIG FISH enroute to the South pacific and available for charter in Tahiti.

45m Expedition Charter Yacht BIG FISH enroute to the South pacific – available for charter in Tahiti

February 15, 2012

The luxury explorer motor yacht BIG FISH is en route to the South Pacific where she will be available for charter in Papeete, Tahiti / French Polynesia. The BIG FISH yacht will be perfectly placed to capitalize on the yearly whale migration that passes through the waters of Tahiti from July to November.  With some…

50m luxury explorer motor yacht EVOLUTION by Trinity Yachts

December 29, 2011

50m motor yacht Evolution is a stunning explorer vessel by Trinity Yachts available with a selection of deck-layouts in two configurations – Bridge Up and Bridge Down.

Heesen Yachts sell 50m explorer motor yacht YN 16750 â A FDHF by Van Oossanen and Associates - Photo credit Omega Architects

Heesen Yachts sell 50m explorer motor yacht YN 16750 – A FDHF by Van Oossanen and Associates.

November 02, 2011

Heesen Yachts is proud to announce the sale of YN 16750, a 50 metre explorer motor yacht whose naval architecture is based on the FAST DISPLACEMENT HULL FORM (FDHF) by Van Oossanen and Associates, with an exterior and general arrangement by Frank Laupman from Omega Architects & AB Studio. Motor yacht YN 16750 is an…

75m Motor yacht Arctic Whale by Kingship Marine

75m Motor yacht Arctic Whale by Kingship Marine

September 29, 2011

China’s Kingship Marine has just signed a new build superyacht project called Artic Whale. The 75m motor yacht Arctic Whale features exterior and interior design by French designer Eva Cadio. The expedition yacht Arctic Whale was designed with long range world cruising in mind, to be built with an ice-class hull and will be fully…

Luxury charter yacht BIG FISH in London

September 09, 2011

The expedition (explorer) superyacht BIG FISH, the 45m (147′ 7″) yacht designed by Greg Marshall Design and launched by McMullen & Wing New Zealand in 2010 has recently visited London en route to the Monaco Yacht Show 2011. Motor Yacht BIG FISH is seen here cruising the Thames River, passing under the raised Tower Bridge….

Explorer motor yacht Baron Trenck delivered by Eurocraft

Explorer motor yacht Baron Trenck delivered by Eurocraft

August 31, 2011

The 43.5m Explorer motor yacht Baron Trenck has delivered by the Italian superyacht shipyard Eurocraft. Motor yacht Baron Trenck is Eurocraft’s first explorer superyacht and was built under the hull or project number 507. Eurocraft Project 507 is the first of two Eurocraft Explorer 44 motoryacht Series sisterships by the yard with Project 607 still…

Expedition Motor Yacht Big Fish Nominated for Asia Boating Awards 2011

Expedition Motor Yacht Big Fish to attend Monaco Yacht Show 2011

May 05, 2011

Luxury expedition yacht Big Fish has logged more than 28,000nm since her launch last July, including visits to Tahiti, the Galapagos, the Antarctic and Amazon. Her next stops include Sweden, Baltic, London, St. Petersburg, the Arctic Circle. The superyacht BIG FISH will also visit the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show this September cancelling her plans to navigate the Northeast Passage

71m âHydroTec Global Explorerâ motor yacht in build at Palumbo Shipyard - A superyacht design by Hydro Tec

‘HydroTec Global Explorer’ motor yacht in build at Palumbo Shipyard – A superyacht design by Hydro Tec

April 20, 2011

The 71m ‘HydroTec Global Explorer’ motor yacht designed by Hydro Tec is to be built by the Italian shipyard Palumbo. The 71.10m (233.27ft) Global Explorer yacht is a high volume expedition vessel, designed to circumnavigate the world. To be built to RINA class and MCA compliant, the Hydrotec Global Explorer has a build time of 30-36 months.

73m Expedition Motor Yacht PEGASO Video

April 08, 2011

Motor yacht PEGASO, is a 73.60m (241.47ft) private research expedition yacht, built and launched at the shipyard P. Freire de Vigo Galicia Spain in 2010 and will be delivered in 2011. The superyacht PEGASO features naval architecture by BMT Nigel Gee and Associates, exterior Design by H2 Yacht Design (UK) and interior design work from Mark Berryman. This extraordinary vessel M/Y PEGASO can be seen in the following photos and video, captured last week in the water close to the Freire Shipyard in Vigo, Spain.

CNP Naumachos 105 Explorer Motor Yacht in Build

CNP Naumachos 105 Explorer Motor Yacht in Build

April 06, 2011

The Naumachos 105ft explorer yacht that is currently in build at the Cantiere Navale di Pesaro yard features a rugged design by Hydro Tec with interior styling by Studio Cichero. The Naumachos 105 yacht boasts a full displacement steel hull with zero speed stabilization and a light alloy superstructure. The yacht has an optional diesel electric hybrid propulsion system, constructed with the intention of having a minimal impact on the environment and a ‘go anywhere mentality’ with a large cruising range of 4,000 – 9,000 nm combined with Italian interior design style.

45.05 Explorer Motor yacht Project 500 by MondoMarine

45.05 Explorer Motor yacht Project 500 by MondoMarine

February 11, 2011

MondoMarine are to build a 45.05 Explorer Motor yacht called Project 500. The yacht will feature an ice-classed hull and an aluminum superstructure. Motor yacht Project 500, is expected to accommodate up to twelve guests in a 6 stateroom layout. The 45.05-meter explorer / expedition yacht features naval architecture by Hydro Tec, boasts strong, clean and modern lines.

90ft Explorer Motor Yacht by All Ocean Yachts and Luiz de Basto designs

All Ocean Yachts Explorer motor yachts by Luiz de Basto Designs

January 27, 2011

ALL OCEAN YACHTS in conjunction with Luiz de Basto Designs is delighted to announce the first in the creation of the new line of ALL OCEAN YACHTS EXPLORERS, the 90ft Explorer Motor Yacht (under 24m documented length) and 100’ cockpit Explorer motor yacht.

Eurocraft Explorer 44 motoryacht

Eurocraft Explorer 44 Motor Yacht

December 30, 2010

Italian yacht builder Eurocraft is working on a mini-series of Explorer-type yachts measuring around 44 meters, featuring an in house design by Eurocraft. Eurocraft Cantieri Navali currently has 2 of these Eurocraft Explorer 44 motor yachts in build (hull number #507 and #607) at their port facility in Vado Ligure Italy.

Motor yacht BIG FISH by Aquos Yachts - Credit Tim McKenna

Explorer motor yacht Big Fish waits to force Drakes Passage

December 20, 2010

Motor yacht Big Fish, the flagship of Aquos Yachts, is currently in Ushuia, at the southern tip of Patagonia, waiting for a weather window to cross the infamous Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula. There, she will continue her extraordinarily successful maiden voyage charter career, offering the only fly-in, fly-out luxury yacht charters offered in Antarctica.

Construction begins on Explorer Superyacht Star Fish by Aquos Series & McMullen & Wing

Construction begins on Explorer Superyacht Star Fish by Aquos Series & McMullen & Wing

November 16, 2010

We have recently received news that construction for the 50m Explorer Superyacht Star Fish is in progress at McMullen & Wing. Due for launch in 2012, 50m megayacht Star Fish is the latest yacht in the Aquos Series and is expected to follow the success of M/Y Big Fish in the international superyacht scene.

Motor Yacht Luna on the French Riviera in June 2010 - Photographic image courtesy of LiveYachting

Expedition Motor Yacht Luna

July 16, 2010

The massive 115 m explorer yacht Luna raises the bar for private motoryachts of her size and type. Superyacht Luna has just recently been launched, finished and delivered to her owner in June 2010 by the German shipyard Lloyd Weft. Recently M/Y Luna has been cruising in the French Riviera and elsewhere in the Mediterranean.

Alloy Yachts World Explorer Superyacht AY44

Alloy Yachts begin Construction on Superyacht AY44 – a World Explorer motor yacht.

July 14, 2010

Alloy Yachts are beginning construction on motor yacht AY44, a 39m Explorer Yacht designed by Rene Van der Velden with interior design by Redman Whiteley Dixon.

Expedition motor yacht LUNA

115m Superyacht Luna – The world’s largest expedition yacht delivered.

April 12, 2010

The 115m megayacht LUNA was delivered to her new owner on the 10th of April just south of Kristiansand’s coast in Norway. The explorer motor yacht LUNA is the world’s largest expedition yacht which was launched last October by Lloyd Werft and Stahlbau Nord Shipyards in Germany.

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