Luxury Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

What is a luxury yacht? Luxury Yachts as a term generally mean private boats of ...

Luxury Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

What is a luxury yacht? Luxury Yachts as a term generally mean private boats of more than 22m or 80 feet in length, built with the aim of providing their owners and guests with ultimate luxury and comfort during their entire stay on board. Sailing yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, trimarans, gullets, superyachts, mega yachts, giga yachts, classic yachts or modern yachts with state-of-the-art amenities, technology and design all fall under the category of ‘luxury yachts’. There are numerous luxury yacht builders, designers, naval architects, interior designers, lighting designers, various product suppliers and service supplies in the industry specialising in luxury yachts, offering the highest possible standard of their services and assistance to future owners and managers of these vessels. View more on yacht builders and designers here.

Some owners prefer to keep their privacy and use their yachts for private holidays with family, friends, business partners and colleagues. Others, offer their vessels for luxury yacht charter around various destinations in the world. Two of the most important destinations from yacht rental point of view are the Mediterranean (mainly in the summer) and the Caribbean (during the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months). Other important luxury yacht charter destinations include the South Pacific, Asia, Northern Europe, with remote destinations such as Antarctica and Pacific North West being increasingly sought-after by adventure-seeking yacht charter clients.

Luxury yachts offer deluxe and luxurious accommodation in cabins, with en suite bathrooms, the finest in furnishing and linens, latest in technology, air-conditioning and various other comforts expected of these boats. There is usually one or more saloons available for entertainment, socialising and relaxation, as well as numerous dining options, including al fresco dining possibilities. Exterior deck areas tend to offer plenty of space for sunbathing, with larger yachts fitted with the very popular Jacuzzi spa or even a large swimming pool. All luxury yachts have a selection of various water toys at guests’ disposal for in-water entertainment and fun.
Below you will find the latest news and articles from the world of luxury yachts, and if you are interested in chartering one of these, don’t hesitate to contact our team of brokers here.

Motor yacht PRETTY WOMAN launched by Hakvoort

May 31, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht PRETTY WOMAN 39 metre ocean-going motoryacht with a steel hull and aluminium alloy superstructure as launched by Hakvoort 2010. Pretty Woman - hull project YN 245 - will be ideal for chartering, offering fabulous accommodation for up to 10 guests. ... read full story

Trinity Yachts Super Yacht IMAGINE Launched

May 31, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Trinity Yachts Yacht IMAGINE

Trinty Yachts have recently launched the 49.90 metre super yacht IMAGINE with a hull number T053. Trinity Yachts is centrally located on the Gulf Coast of The United States from where the ship yard produces their fine luxury superyachts. Trinity Yachts has earned its place as one of the world’s elite builders of custom superyachts.... ... read full story

The x50 49.7 metre Fitzroy Yachts Zefira Superyacht is close to launch in 2010

May 28, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Sailing yacht Zefira's interior design details and interior designer are not known at this stage, although it could well have been created by Adam Lay Studio Limited which worked on the yacht SALPERTON IV. The yacht has a lower saloon with a studio and there is also a main deck pilot house. Zefira is a able to accommodate the yacht owner in and owner's cabin and at least a further 6 guests in 3 guest cabins. The crew also have 3 cabins along with a captain's cabin. ... read full story

Proteksan Turquoise 55.40 m Yacht Turquoise NB52 hull under construction and due to be launched in 2010

May 28, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Proteksan-Turquoise Yachts Inc. is Turkey’s largest superyacht builder, established by the two leaders of the Turkish Boat building Industry; Proteksan Yachts Inc. and Turquoise Yacht Construction. This union constituted the pioneer of luxury yacht builders in Turkey with worldwide recognition and impressive fleet at sea. The company was established in 1997 to start building the... ... read full story

Louis Vuitton Trophy Day 6: Sweden and New Zealand first equal

May 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Emirates Team New Zealand won two races today at the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena to end the day first equal on points with Sweden's Artemis, each with 4-1 records. ... read full story

The Innovative WALLY WHY Yacht Project Continues Development on schedule

May 27, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The Innovative Wally WHY yacht project continues  development and further improvement of her design as planned following her schedule. The Wally WHY yacht project focuses on unprecedented stability, unparalleled volume and sustainability.  Her design development continues since her successful launch on September 22, 2009 with the introduction of new WHY37x24 and finalization of the engineering... ... read full story

The Perini Navi Motor Yacht Picchiotti-Vitruvius Superyacht is launching in July

May 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Motor yacht Picchiotti-Vitruvius 50m, the first unit of three motor yachts sold to date by the Perini Navi Group, is ready for the launch scheduled for the first week of July 2010. ... read full story

Nobiskrug Shipyard’s Unique Super Yacht SYCARA V scheduled for her launch in late 2010

May 27, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

2010 Nobiskrug Motor Yacht  Sycara V

One of the leading players in the very large private mega yacht building category,  motor yacht SYCARA V ‘s builder, Nobiskrug Yachts is renowned for creating unique superyacht masterpieces with traditional fine German craftsmanship. Located on the Eider River in Rendsburg, Germany, Nobiskrug Shipbuilding Company specializes in building larger luxury yachts. Now a subsidiary of... ... read full story

34 m Superyacht Nilaya launched by Baltic Yachts

May 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Nauta Yacht Design was responsible for the general arrangement a and yacht design lines of luxury yacht Nilaya whilst her naval architecture is the work of Reichel Pugh Yacht Design - the two design houses already have a strong collaboration, having worked together historically on the design of high performance cruiser racers. Yacht Nilaya was the inaugural collaboration between Baltic Yachts and Nauta Yacht Design. ... read full story

Louis Vuitton Trophy Jury denies All4One’s request for redress

May 26, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

All4One's request for redress has been denied following a hearing of the International Jury this evening. The French/German team filed its request after claiming that it lost the match against BMW Oracle Racing due to the absence of the left-hand gate mark at the bottom of the run. ... read full story

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