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.

Kingship launches the 2nd Magellan 110, project KS005

April 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

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, superyacht JAMAICA BAY by Nobiskrug shipyard undergoing sea trials.

April 26, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

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

The new 44 metre superyacht design revealed by P.B. Behage

April 26, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

P.B. Behage, the Dutch superyacht desginer, have unveiled their new 44 metre superyacht design for a classic superyacht, under the project name Project Nostalgic. Project Nostalgic is a long range superyacht (5000 nm) designed for cruising in luxury. She will accommodate up to 10 guest, with a large owner’s stateroom on the main deck, including... ... read full story

Perini Navi SuperYacht Sloop FIVEA launched yesterday

April 26, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The Perini Navi superyacht sloop Fivea was launched yesterday during a private ceremony A selected group of people gathered at the Picchiotti site for the launch of the 48th yacht in the Italian yard’s history and the third in its 45 metre (148 ft) series created by Ron Holland. All three yachts in the 45... ... read full story

The 45 metre superyacht Fivea launch by Perini Navi Group

April 23, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The Perini Navi Group has announced the launch of the beautiful yacht Fivea. THe 45 metre sloop Fivea is the 48th unit in the fleet and the third of the 45 metres steel hull series. The launching ceremony will take place on the 24th of April at Perini Navi’s Picchiotti facility. Fivea superyacht is the... ... read full story

The largest charter superyachts in the World.

April 23, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

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

Luxury Sailing Schooner Yacht Athos rigged with SmartRigging PBO, Netherlands.

April 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

At 62m, the main mast of yacht ATHOS is the longest built by Rondal or anyone else in Holland and, like the 15m fore boom and 23.5m main boom, is made of carbon fibre. If you are considering chartering a large new luxury sailing yacht talk to the charter specialists: CharterWorld. ... read full story

YACHT BARAKA Launched by Proteksan Turquoise Superyachts Turkey

April 21, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht BARAKA Specifications: Overall Length : 58.20 m. W.L. Length : 53.15 m. ... read full story

The 49m Spirit of Tradition Ketch Hull number 388 Turned

April 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

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

First Predator 115 Hull launched by Sunseeker.

April 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sunseeker have launched their first Predator 115 hull. The superstructure of the 34m Predator 115 is still in development, which is due to be completed at the Sunseeker shipyard in Poole. ... read full story

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