Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for Florida

Video: Sanlorenzo 108 motor yacht ALEGHI heading to Miami, Florida

December 19, 2014

A video showing Sanlorenzo 108 super yacht Aleghi, while heading to the lovely Florida yacht holiday location – Miami on Sunday, December 14, 2014.

Video: 62m Feadship motor yacht POSITIVE CARRY (ex Rasselas, hull 670) departing Miami

December 15, 2014

A video showing the 62m super yacht Positive Carry (ex Rasselas, hull 670), while departing the fabulous Miami yacht holiday destination, nestled in Florida. The vessel was built by Feadship to a design by De Voogt Naval Architects in 2005.

Video from re-launch of 45m motor yacht LADY ROSE at Derecktor – Florida

December 15, 2014

A video showing the recent re-launch of the 45-metre super yacht Lady Rose, formally known as Big D, following her refit at Derecktor – Florida. She was originally launched as Calliope by Hitachi Zosen in 1986.

DYT Yacht Transportâs 686â flagship Yacht Express is shown here in Port Everglades, Fla., before heading Down Under with its cargo of precious yachts, including the 126-foot research vessel M/V OCEARCH (blue hull). (photo credit Tom Serio Photography).

Partnership of DYT Yacht Transport and OCEARCH

December 12, 2014

DYT Yacht Transport has partnered with Ocearch to save the oceans. The 126-foot research vessel M/V OCEARCH is currently making its way from Port Everglades in Florida to Brisbane in Australia on board DYT’s 686’ flagship Yacht Express. The OCEARCH team will begin its research in early 2015.

Video: Highlights from SeaKeepers 2014 DISCOVERY Yacht expeditions

December 12, 2014

A video with the highlights from the 2014 DISCOVERY Yacht expeditions, released by The International Seakeepers Society.

125' Northcoast superyacht Fugitive

The International SeaKeepers Society returns from successful shark tagging expedition aboard motor yacht FUGITIVE and super yacht QING

December 12, 2014

Last month, The International SeaKeepers Society returned from a successful shark tagging expedition aboard the 125′ Northcoast super yacht Fugitive and the 150′ Cheoy Lee motor yacht Qing, supporting the University of Miami and National Geographic. The expedition took place at Tiger Beach, a lovely Bahamas yacht charter destination.

Superyacht AVIVA - Photo by Abeking and Rasmussen

68m motor yacht AVIVA – The largest yacht to be wrapped in new high tech Färben marine foils and films by Wild Group International

December 10, 2014

The impressive 68m Abeking & Rasmussen super yacht AVIVA (ex Aviva III) is currently in the Rybovich shipyard for a major refit. Next month will see her become the largest yacht to be wrapped in the new high tech Färben marine foils and films by Wild Group International.

Video: Heesen Yachts at the 55th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS)

December 10, 2014

A video showing the prestigious Dutch manufacturer, Heesen Yachts, at the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS). During the event, the 65m Heesen superyacht Galactica Star (Project Omnia, YN 16465) received the 2014 ISS Design Award in the ‘Best in Design 65+’ category.


New Representative in Superyacht Refit Market for Front Street Shipyard

December 10, 2014

Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, has contracted Bacchus Yacht Consultancy of Palm Beach, Florida, to source and sell superyacht refit work for the yard. The company is currently in the final stages of two extensive refits: a 124-foot Palmer Johnson pilothouse ketch and a 155-foot Bruce King-designed cold-molded sloop.

125' Northcoast superyacht Fugitive

Photos of motor yacht FUGITIVE and QING Yacht during Tiger Shark Tagging Expedition

December 05, 2014

Photos of the 125′ Northcoast super yacht FUGITIVE and the Cheoy Lee luxury yacht QING during the last month’s Tiger Shark Tagging expedition, organized by The International SeaKeepers Society, in partnership with the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Marine Conservation Program and National Geographic.


Officers and Executive Committee 2015 announced by ISS

December 04, 2014

The Officers and Executive Committee 2015 has been announced by the International Superyacht Society (ISS), with an effective start date of January 1, 2015.

Hull #981 sailing yacht COLUMBIA under sail

Hull #981 sailing yacht COLUMBIA delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding

December 04, 2014

Hull #981 classic super yacht COLUMBIA was handed over to her new Owner by Eastern Shipbuilding in October 2014, following her successful sea trials in September 2014. Her sister ship – Hull #134 sailing yacht COLUMBIA II – is already in build.

172' Feadship super yacht Gallant Lady under refit at Derecktor - Florida

Derecktor – Florida working on major refit of 172’ Feadship motor yacht GALLANT LADY

December 03, 2014

The outstanding 172′ Feadship superyacht Gallant Lady is currently undergoing a major refit at Derecktor – Florida. This will include new teak decks, mast modifications, the restoration of tank tops within the vessel and a major shore power upgrade.

Super yacht Arcadia 85 US Edition (hull #8) by Arcadia Yachts

Successful US premiere of motor yacht Arcadia 85 US Edition (hull #8) by Arcadia Yachts

December 01, 2014

The all-new ‘eco-friendly’ super yacht Arcadia 85 US Edition (hull #8) by Arcadia Yachts had a very successful debut in the USA. This highly innovative vessel brings a new way to experience the sea, with innovation and ethical values.

Video: Sunseeker Manhattan 74 Flybridge motor yacht SEADUCTION

December 01, 2014

A video showing the Sunseeker Manhattan 74 Flybridge yacht SEADUCTION, while powering out of North Miami Beach through Haulover inlet to the Atlantic Ocean.

Hatteras yachts on display at FLIBS 2014

Strong sales for Hatteras Yachts at FLIBS 2014

November 27, 2014

Hatteras Yachts has reported the strong sales at the recent Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS). The company’s largest GT convertible – luxury motor yacht GT70 – was displayed during the event.

ISA 66M mega yacht ROUTE 66 concept design

ISA 66M motor yacht ROUTE 66 under construction

November 26, 2014

Ancona-based shipyard, ISA Yachts, is currently working on the construction of the impressive 66-metre mega yacht ROUTE 66, due to be delivered in Spring 2017. The vessel has been superbly penned by Andrea Vallicelli.

Video: Azimut 85 Flybridge motor yacht VIVE LA VIE in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

November 25, 2014

A video showing the Azimut 85 Flybridge super yacht VIVE LA VIE in the lovely Florida yacht charter location – Fort Lauderdale.


Princess Yachts to display more than 25 yachts across four boat shows this winter

November 20, 2014

This winter will see the well known UK shipyard, Princess Yachts, exhibit more than 25 boats across four boat shows, including the show debut of luxury motor yacht S72 at the 2015 London Boat Show.

MCY86 superyacht Never Say Never

AIM Editors’ Choice Awards 2014: MCY86 motor yacht Never Say Never wins in Best Motor Yacht (80-89 feet) category

November 19, 2014

Monte Carlo Yachts 86 super yacht Never Say Never was honoured with the AIM Marine Group Editors’ Choice Award in the ‘Best Motor Yacht (80-89 feet)’ category. The prize was handed over during the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).

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