Italian shipyard Lusben have announced the completion of the recent refit of luxury explorer yacht AUDACE. The custom yacht was first launched in 2019 by Cantiere delle Marche, after commission from the late Andrea Merloni, former president of Fineldo and Indesit. After spending a season onboard, the owner decided to upgrade the yacht to even... ... read full story
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Renowned Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo have released new photography of their incredible Explorer 500 model, OCEAN DREAMWALKER III, out exploring the wild and rugged landscapes of Alaska. The owner of this powerful explorer vessel, driven by a curiosity and passion for the natural world, is truly getting the most out of the 47m superyacht.’s 4,000 nautical... ... read full story
New photos of luxury motor yacht BLUE II from Turquoise Yachts are available, highlighting the beauty of the André Hoek-designed exterior. Built in 2020, the 56m explorer model was designed to be a perfect blend between old and new; combining a nod to classic sailing yachts with state of the art technology and amenities. Design... ... read full story
The 6th 74m Amels 242, superyacht Project Shadow with 2021 delivery has been sold by Amels and Damen Yachting. As designed by Tim Heywood for the exteriors, the new yacht will feature bespoke interiors by Winch Design tailored to suit the owners’ desires. Perhaps the most outstanding features of the yacht will be the Owners’... ... read full story
Is it a sailing yacht? Is it a motor yacht? The new 77m Eco-Explorer yacht by Feadship is a new class of her own, and to find out more about this exciting new concept, we have spoken to Jérôme Vollet and Nicolas Cantenot of the Merveille Yachting studio in charge of her design. The new... ... read full story
Feadship has partnered with Merveilla Yachting Co. to create a ground-breaking ECO-EXPLORER luxury yacht concept, creating a new category of sailing yacht through its innovative technology and renewable power resources. ... read full story
Italian designer Lazzarini has unveiled AVANGUARDIA, a swan-like mega yacht concept with a detachable head that can be made reality for $500 million USD. ... read full story
Explorer yacht LA DATCHA is preparing for launch at the Damen facilities in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. ... read full story
Ever wanted to know what life aboard a €225,000,000 mega yacht looks like? Take a look at the gorgeous M/Y LUMINOSITY from Italian shipyard Benentti. ... read full story