Both power and sail Superyachts from throughout the globe arrived in Phuket, Thailand, first anchoring at Nai Harn Bay. The next day’s first “sailing event” was to Pansea Bay and The Surin Phuket in continuing the prestigious 10-year anniversary celebration held December 16-18, 2010. ... read full story
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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.
Along with news that AB Yachts have secured an order for a new flagship model, the AB 166 motor yacht , AB Yachts will also launch an AB 116 motor yacht in 2011. The AB 116 yacht will be entirely custom built able to accommodate up to 10 guests in a 5 stateroom layout. ... read full story
Mochi Craft Long Range 23 motor yacht, the most innovative large pleasure boat with hybrid propulsion, is the winner of the second edition of the UIM Environmental Award 2011, awarded by the Union Internationale Motonautique, world governing body for all powerboating activities, based in the Principality of Monaco. ... read full story
Making her American Debut at this year’s Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, NISI 2400 motor yacht measuring 78ft, is the first model by NISI Yachts of this new semi-custom series, which embraces superior lifestyle experiences. ... read full story
The latest Perini Navi sailing yacht SY 40 metre fast cruising cutter, C. 2180, hull was turned upright at the Perini Istanbul - Yildiz facility in Turkey. Designed by Perini Navi in collaboration with Ron Holland, this yacht is the first of the new Perini Navi fast cruising series that combines the typical characteristics of quality and comfort of a Perini Navi yachts, together with high performance in all wind conditions. ... read full story
Since 2009, Marina Barcelona 92 (MB´92) has invited superyacht refit clients to join its carbon offset programme, compensating for the carbon emissions produced from their use of shore power. MB’92’s optional programme continues to attract participation from leading yachts, and is delivered in partnership with Yacht Carbon Offset. ... read full story
Motor yacht Turquoise was launched on the 31st of January in Turkey. Superyacht Turquoise is 55.4 m (182ft) in length and has been built by the Turkish shipyard Proteksan Turquoise over the last couple of years. M/Y Turquoise has a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure. Her beam is 9.30 metres (30.51ft) and she has... ... read full story
The merger of the German Drettmann Group and the Turkish Sunrise Yachts has resulted in the Drettmann Sunrise Group, which has created a totally new option for all yacht owners and would-be owners. The new company will roll out its eagerly awaited market presentation in January 2011, adding new impetus to the international yacht market with its European design, innovative ideas and a wealth of accumulated experience. ... read full story
International yachting professionals gathered at the Yacht Club de Monaco for the 3rd “La Belle Classe Superyachts” Symposium. They discussed various issues in the superyacht industry and reflected on the market of 2010, as well as looked forward to likely future developments in the superyacht industry. Rationalisation beckons in 2011 Monaco, 20 January 2011: under the... ... read full story