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Expedition Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Getting ready for the launch of the H2X shipyard’s first Blue Coast Yacht maxi-catamaran Blue Coast 95’

June 18, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The H2X shipyard has been working on the construction of the first Blue Coast Yacht maxi-catamaran, the Blue Coast 95’. From the naval architectural firm of Coste Design & Partners, this exceptional vessel is scheduled for delivery by the end of Summer 2010. ... read full story

New Generation 138′ Vripack Explorer Yacht

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Vripack luxury expedition yacht has a full beam Master cabin, with man height panoramic windows, and bathroom are located on the main deck, whilst 8 guests are accommodated in four cabins on the upper deck. As the Owner, Vripack and the builder, Cizgi Shipyard, are not are not shy to push boundaries, this explorer yacht’s construction combines three different materials, being a steel hull, an aluminium superstructure and a composite wheelhouse and navigation mast. ... read full story

Yacht Big Fish Lights Up Auckland With Official Launch Celebrations

June 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Big Fish is scheduled to depart Auckland after final finishing in mid-June to begin her maiden voyage - the first-ever Polar Circumnavigation - which will begin in Tahiti and continue to the Antarctic, then to the Amazon, then to the Caribbean, Northern Europe, and conclude with the first luxury yacht transit of the fabled Northeast Passage over the top of Russia. The yacht, which will be available for charter throughout its route over the top and bottom of the world, has already booked several charters in Tahiti. ... read full story

The Bray 42 metre Ocean Explorer Superyacht Design

May 31, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The hangar system on the Bray 42 m Ocean Explorer motor yacht places the helicopter into what would typically be the central engine room space, but in this case the below-decks area is split into port and starboard mechanical bays either side of the hangar. Through the use of diesel/electric propulsion we were able to fit a standard-shafted drive system with the electric motors mounted on the prop shafts below the sole plates. A standard diesel propulsion system utilizing aqua-drive couplings is also an option. ... read full story

Palladium Technologies Contract for Yacht Adastra at 42 m Trimaran Superyacht Adastra

May 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Palladium Technologies, Inc. has been awarded contracts for the new 42m Trimaran Motor Yacht Hang Tuah. This unique superyacht Hang Tuah was designed by John Shuttleworth Yacht Design, Ltd. and is being built by McConaghy Boats in Zhu Hai, China. Plans are to launch yacht Hang Tuah in early 2011 with her cruising grounds expected to be in the beautiful waters of Indonesia. ... read full story

Yacht MAZU by Cheoy Lee

May 12, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

MCC’s Marco Polo II project, the second yacht in the Marco Polo series being built at the Cheoy Lee Shipyard in China, has received a new name - MAZU. Literally speaking, in Chinese, the word Mazu (also spelled Matsu) means ‘mother ancestor’. ... read full story

De Valk Yachts CA for Superyacht Long Tall Sally

May 11, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The sailing yacht Long Tall Sally project involves some very prestigious names and offers a different approach to any other partial ownership programme. Designed by Gerard Dykstra and based on the well known Bestevaer series of performance cruisers, the hull of the first yacht (Long Tall Sally) will be built by Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw. ... read full story

Whistsunday’s Australia – An escape “Down Under”.

May 11, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Whitsundays yacht charter holidays are famous in Australia for their fantastic sailing, beautiful scenery, spectacular beaches, great diving and ideal climate. There are also more and more super yachts available in the area, whether they are based in Australia year round, or stop in at this idyllic location during a World tour for the winter season which is the best time to charter there. Contact the CharterWorld team for more information on Australia, or the yachts available there. ... read full story

New Zealand Yacht Big Fish Successfully Completes First Sea Trial

May 09, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

After delivery, Yacht Big Fish will embark on the first leg of her historic round-the-world Polar Circumnavigation voyage. Her first stop will be the enchanting islands of French Polynesia, where she will be photographed prior to starting her charter career. ... read full story

Imtech technology partners PlanetSolar

May 07, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The order for PlanetSolar and several other maritime initiatives have resulted in Imtech becoming a 'green frontrunner' in the global maritime ... read full story

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