Oceanco Yachts, one of the world’s most significant builders of luxury superyachts, has been acquired by Mohammed Al Barwani, a private investor, who is based in the Sultanate of Oman. Barwani has interests in oil, gas, manufacturing, and minerals in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific through MB Holding Company LLC as well as investments in various other diversified assets. ... read full story
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What is the latest news in the world of yacht design? What yacht designers are driving the latest and greatest superyacht projects?
This part of the site showcases news and information relating to new luxury yacht designs and design concepts as created and sent in by the large yacht designer community. Yacht design is the sometimes unheralded heart of the luxury yacht industry as this is where a large custom yacht begins her journey from conception to eventual launch and navigation.
CharterWorld keeps informed of the latest ideas, designs and technology in yachting as a pointer to where the yachting industry is heading. Some of the yacht designs in this section are general ideas or concepts that may never be built and become launched yachts whilst others have been commissioned and are currently in build or navigation.
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Heesen Yachts have unveiled their revolutionary 65m aluminium design based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). The innovative concept for the new hull design will increase overall performance. ... read full story
The Superyacht GRAFFITI (Hull number 783) was launched into the River Eider from Nobiskrug Shipyard in Rendsberg. ... read full story
Superyacht ‘Addiction’ the first AMELS 177 & Yacht Bel Abri, the first Limited Editions Amels 171 for charter
“The success of the LIMITED EDITIONS concept is already well proven with our existing models. As with our other premium semi-custom designs, we believe the AMELS 177 offers all of the benefits of personalisation that you would find with a pure custom build - but without the long design process and technical risks.” ... read full story
Kingship launched their second Magellan 110, project KS005 on the 14th of April. The yacht is undergoing sea trials and is scheduled to be delivered this summer. ... read full story
Hull number 779, motor yacht JAMAICA BAY was launched by the Nobiskrug shipyard in Germany at the end of last year. The Superyacht JAMAICA BAY is now undergoing sea trials in the Ostsee before being handed over to her experienced owner. ... read full story
See the world's largest luxury charter yachts, enjoy the photos and write ups, discover the incredible amenities aboard, or find out which leading designers and shipyards were involved in the build of these magnificent vessels. ... read full story
The new 49m Spirit of Tradition Ketch’s hull was turned successfully at the Royal Huisman shipyard. The 49m Ketch with a hull number 388 stood upright for the first time and will carry on without a name until her official launch and christening ceremony. ... read full story