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106m Sailing Yacht Black Pearl with Her Sails Rigged

July 23, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

First photos of the 106m sailing yacht Black Pearl with her sails rigged have now been released! This absolutely elegant vessel built by Oceanco was pictured in the Netherlands, where she has been undergoing her sea trials. 

Black Pearl under sails for the first time. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl under sails for the first time. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl was built for a Russian client and features the head-spinning design by the Italian design studio, Nuvolari Lenard. Her naval architecture is by Dykstra Naval Architects, who previously worked on a large amount of famous superyachts.

Black Pearl under sails. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl under sails. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Black Pearl. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Black Pearl. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl in Holland. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl in Holland. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl close up. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Black Pearl close up. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Aft view. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

Aft view. Photo credit Marcus Slabbers via Dutch Yachting

We are still waiting for more official information about Black Pearl from the shipbuilder and designers. However, it is now known that the internal volume of Black Pearl is 2,7000 GT. She was built with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, as well as three rotating masts. Black Pearl can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins.

Read more about Black Pearl here.

Watch: Recently Delivered 110m Mega Yacht Jubilee in Gibraltar

July 10, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Oceanco 110-metre superyacht Jubilee has now been delivered. She has just reached Gibraltar, her first destination on the maiden journey. Jubilee still has the title of the largest superyacht ever built in the Netherlands. Watch close-up video of Jubilee docked at Gibraltar Mid Harbour Marina:

Oceanco Jubilee delivered. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Jubilee delivered. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Mega Yacht Jubilee is the largest ever built by Oceanco. Her famous double-deck visual effect, developed by Igor Lobanov, visually enlarges the yacht. The interior design is by Sam Sorgiovanni, acclaimed superyacht designer, who has worked on a large number of luxury mega yachts. Jubilee has a helicopter operating deck, as well as a huge pool with an aquarium and a massive beach club.

Oceanco mega yacht Jubilee. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Oceanco mega yacht Jubilee. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Jubilee is able to accommodate 30 guests in 15 cabins, while her owner has a huge amount of private space on the dedicated owner’s deck.

“Our plans for JUBILEE’s first season are to cruise the Western Med,” says build captain Roy Dance. “But after that, who knows, this yacht is certainly capable of going anywhere in the world.”

Find out more about Oceanco here, or view a selection of Oceanco luxury superyacht available for charter now. Contact CharterWorld for more information.

Amels delivers superyacht LILI in the Netherlands

July 10, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

55m/180ft luxury yacht LILI from Amels has left the shipyard and successfully been delivered to her new owner in the Netherlands, where she will remain for the summer charter season.

Amels Limited Edition superyacht LILI at sea trials

Amels Limited Edition superyacht LILI at sea trials

A highly customised luxury yacht despite a delivery only 12 months after her sale, M/Y LILI features the interior styling of Laura Sessa and the exterior design work of Tim Heywood, both of whom worked with the owner’s team to ensure that everything was in-line with the owner’s desires.

Among her features are 3 folding balconies, 6 suites, a 3-metre extension on the sundeck to create 175m²/1,900ft² of deck space, a 4 metre long pool with counter-current jets, folding port and starboard bulwarks in the main deck dining room, and a VIP suite on the main deck with a folding balcony.

Motor yacht LILI is the fourth delivery by AMELS this year in the Limited Editions range. To find out more about her current charter availability, contact CharterWorld.

106m Sailing Yacht Black Pearl on Follow-Up Sea Trials

June 13, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The 106-metre mega sailing yacht Black Pearl (also known as Project Solar or Oceanco Y712) was spotted during her follow-up sea trials in the Netherlands. Black Pearl was launched in 2016 by one of the leading shipbuilders in the world, Oceanco. She was designed by Nuvolari Lenard, while her naval architecture was developed by Dykstra Naval Architects.

Sailing Yacht Black Pearl on sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Sailing Yacht Black Pearl on sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

This incredible luxury vessel boasts three rotating masts, a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure, with a total internal volume of 2,700 GT. Featuring lots of luxury living space, Black Pearl offers her guests a large number of great amenities. She is believed to have two spa pools and an enormous beach club. Black Peral also has ample storage for her water toys and tenders.

Sailing Yacht Black Pearl. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Sailing Yacht Black Pearl. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

She was designed to accommodate 12 guests in 6 lavish cabins.Her auxiliary power comes from a pair of CAT engines, which provide a top speed of 17.5 knots.

SY Black Pearl on sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

SY Black Pearl on sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

We will be bringing more details on this mega yacht, as soon as the shipyard unveils more information. You can find out more about Oceanco superyachts here.

110m Mega Yacht Jubilee Returns from Sea Trials

June 08, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The largest superyacht built in the Netherlands, Project Jubilee has just returned from sea trials. Project Jubilee was designed by Lobanov Design and measure 110 meters.  Launched by Oceanco earlier this year, Project Jubilee has naval architecture by Azure Naval Architects and interior design by Sam Sorgiovanni

110m Superyacht Jubilee returns from sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

110m Superyacht Jubilee returns from sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Oceanco’s masterpiece, Project Jubilee, has a beam of 16.40-metres and a gross tonnage of 4,5000 GT. She has won the hearts of many, as the exterior design with a multi-level visual effect is one-of-a-kind and is, indeed, a striking feature of the vessel. Project Jubilee has a fully-certified helicopter operating deck, a huge swimming pool, and a large beach club.

Jubilee is back from sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Jubilee is back from sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

This massive luxury yacht can sleep 30 guests in 15 staterooms.

Superyacht Jubilee returns from sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Superyacht Jubilee returns from sea trials. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Motor yacht Project Jubilee is a turn-key project,  currently listed for sale, which includes outfitting, furnishing, and watersports equipment.

Superyacht Jubilee returns from sea trials. Rotterdam. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

Superyacht Jubilee returns from sea trials. Rotterdam. Photo credit Dutch Yachting

You can find our more about Project Jubilee here or view superyacht built by Oceanco here. It was reported by a few news outlets earlier this year that the yacht was belived to be called Al Menwar. 

Superyacht Video: Oceanco’s 110m Jubilee on Sea Trials

May 01, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Launched in February 2017, mega yacht Project Jubilee is the largest ever built in the Netherlands. This head-turning vessel was built by the bespoke shipbuilder Oceanco and designed by Igor Lobanov. Jubilee is now undergoing her first sea trials in Rotterdam, where she was photographed by Dutch Yachting.

Jubilee on her first day of sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

Mega Yacht Jubilee on her first day of sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

Below is the video of  Jubilee being transported on her first sailing trials in Rotterdam.

The naval architecture of Jubilee was developed by Azure Naval Architects. The superyacht world still awaits the official photos of her interior design, which was created by Sam Sorgiovanni.

110m Mega Yacht Jubilee on sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

110m Mega Yacht Jubilee on sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

Holland’s largest yacht to date, the 110.1m: 360’11” Jubilee, left the Oceanco shipyard in Alblasserdam this morning for its first day of sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

Holland’s largest yacht to date, the 110.1m: 360’11” Jubilee, left the Oceanco shipyard in Alblasserdam this morning for its first day of sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

Mega yacht Jubilee is truly unique, as she boasts some incredible features, such as a large pool deck with an aquarium, a huge beach club, a helicopter operating deck, and lavish accommodation for 30 guests.

M:Y Jubilee - Oceanco. Sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

M:Y Jubilee – Oceanco. Sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

Oceanco mega yacht Jubilee on sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

Oceanco mega yacht Jubilee on sea trials. Photo- © Dutch Yachting & @thenauticallady

After sea trials, Jubilee is expected to cruise the Mediterranean this summer.

Drone Video of the Luxury Expedition Yacht LEGEND

April 26, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Brought back to life in 2016, luxury expedition charter yacht Legend returned to the Netherlands. She was rebuilt by Icon Yachts last year and since then travelled to some incredible places, including Norway and Antarctica. Watch her drone video below showcasing the head-turning exterior of this icebreaker.

LEGEND superyacht - photo courtesy of Diana Yacht Design

LEGEND superyacht – photo courtesy of Diana Yacht Design

Legend is a 77.4m fully classified Class I icebreaker, which can cruise anywhere in the world. Diana Yacht Design was responsible for the exterior profile, while Jan Verkerk teamed up with Thom Beerens to create the interior.

The luxury explorer yacht Legend carries a lot of water toys and various tenders. She also hosts a helipad for easy access to the most remote locations and can store a submarine and two snowmobiles.

Some fantastic luxury amenities are found onboard Legend. There is a fully equipped gymnasium, a Balinese Spa with sauna, Jacuzzi, and a beauty salon. Total relaxation at the end of adventure and exploration is guaranteed when chartering motor yacht Legend. Snuggle up in a lounge with a book or watch a movie at the Movie theatre, or take a dip in the swimming pool – the entertainment and leisure options are endless.

You can view photos of Legend cruising the icy waters of Antartica here.

MY LEGEND is offering a special weekly rate of EUR 475,000 (including the rental of the onboard submarine) for a charter between the 1st and 8th of June from Illulissat to Nuuk, Greenland. If you would like to charter motor yacht Legend please contact your preferred charter broker now.

Charter locations:
May to 19th of June 2017: Greenland/ Northern Europe
July / August / September 2017: Mediterranean
December 2017 to February 2018: Antarctica/ Patagonia

 

Insights into the construction of Oceanco Superyacht Hull Y716

April 24, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

It has been reported that the aluminium superstructure of Oceanco Hull Y716 was transferred from Gdansk, Poland to Zwijnenburg Shipbuilding in Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands. Also known as Project Yasmin, Oceanco Hull Y716 is scheduled for a launch in 2017. If the project is completed on time, the 95m superyacht Hull Y716 will become the largest yacht launched in 2017.

Oceanco superyacht hull Y716 project Yasmine - currently in built. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Oceanco superyacht hull Y716 project Yasmine – currently inbuilt. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Although Oceanco Hull Y716 is a mysterious yacht project, on which the details have not been unveiled yet, it is known that bespoke designer Espen Oeino and Terrence Disdale worked on her exterior and interior design respectively.

Oceanco Hull Y716 Project Yasmin - superstructure. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Hull Y716 Project Yasmin – superstructure. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Y716 being transported from Poland. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Y716 being transported from Poland. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Such a huge superyacht is believed to provide accommodation for a total of 14 guests and 27 crew members.

Oceanco Y716 on the move. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Y716 on the move. Photo credit ©Dutch Yachting

Oceanco‘s superyachts Project Y717 and Y718/Project Bravo are currently under construction at the shipyard.

Watch the brand new video of Oceanco Hull Y716 arriving in Holland by ©Dutch Yachting:

In Pictures: 96m Superyacht Vertigo on the way to Gibraltar

March 24, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The 96.55-metre mega yacht Vertigo was spotted on the way to Gibraltar from the Netherlands. She was launched in late 2016 and has now successfully undergone sea trials in the North Sea.

Motor Yacht Vertigo - close up. Photo credit DutchYachting

Motor Yacht Vertigo – close up. Photo credit DutchYachting

Built by prestigious shipbuilder Feadship, Vertigo features a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. De Voogt Naval Architects were responsible for her naval architecture, while her well-balanced exterior lines were drawn by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Vertigo is built to Lloyds +100A1 class and has a gross tonnage of nearly 3,000GT.

Motor Yacht Vertigo - side view Photo credit DutchYachting

Motor Yacht Vertigo – side view Photo credit DutchYachting

Despite the lack of the official images of her interior, it is has been reported that the interior design by Chahan Interior is absolutely beautiful.

Motor Yacht Vertigo - aft view. Photo credit DutchYachting

Motor Yacht Vertigo – aft view. Photo credit DutchYachting

Vertigo offers accommodation for a total of 18 guests in 9 luxurious cabins, assisted by a crew of 34.

Motor Yacht Vertigo - aft. Photo credit DutchYachting

Motor Yacht Vertigo – aft. Photo credit DutchYachting

Find out more about superyacht Vertigo here, or alternatively view luxury superyacht built by Feadship here.

First Photos of Oceanco’s Y718 Superyacht Project Bravo

February 16, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Highly anticipated superyacht Project Bravo emerged from Zwijnenburg shipbuilding at Oceanco‘s facilities in Capelle Aan Den IJssel in Netherlands last night. The 109m/357’7″ hull hit the water and is now getting prepared for an official launch in Summer 2018. While this project is still under development, and with many of us wondering how the second largest superyacht built by Oceanco would eventually look like, we bring you the fist few photos of the Oceanco’s Y718 project Bravo. All photos courtesy of Dutch Yachting.

Oceanco Project Bravo Photo by Dutch Yachting

Oceanco Project Bravo Photo by Dutch Yachting

Nuvolari-Lenard, the world-renowned designers, are responsible for her exterior design, while Reymond Langton Design is responsible for her interior. With the steel hull and aluminium construction, this superyacht provides plenty of living space and can sleep a total of 14 guests and a crew of 30.

Oceanco project bravo emerging

Oceanco project bravo emerging. Photo by Dutch Yachting

Although many details have not been revealed, at this stage it is known that project Bravo will feature a helipad and will be able to carry two large tenders.

Project Bravo side view Oceanco. Photo by Dutch Yachting

Project Bravo side view Oceanco. Photo by Dutch Yachting

“Project Bravo is a revision of the Alfa Nero albeit wth 30 metres (98’43”) more length and seven years more experience. The yacht has 50% more volume than Alfa Nero but is still incredibly sleek and proportionate” – Dan Lenard.

Bespoke shipbuilder Oceanco specialises in the construction of large and luxurious superyachts. The shipbuilder has a highly professional team of naval architects, marine engineers and designers who ensure that every yacht is built to world class standard. One of the latest additions to the fleet of Oceanco is Y714 superyacht Jubilee. You can find more information, view images and watch videos here. Alternatively, view a selection of charter yacht built by Oceanco. For any further information, please get in touch with our brokers at CharterWorld.