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.

Feature Superyacht: The Indian Empress Yacht

January 23, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

Today’s feature superyacht is the Indian Empress Yacht which was launched just over 10 years ago at the very impressive 95 metres (or over 311 ft) in length. This still makes her one of the largest private superyachts in existence and certainly one of the largest yacht available for charter. Yacht Indian Empress was launched... ... read full story

135′ motor yacht DREAMER: The Newest Flagship by Hargrave

January 21, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Launched in 2010, 135' tri deck motor yacht DREAMER has taken her place as the new queen of the Hargrave fleet. Motor yacht DREAMER is the largest Hargrave ever built and will be showstopper at the upcoming Miami Beach Yacht & Brokerage Show from February 17 to 21. ... read full story

Perini Navi Group’s New Website

January 19, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Online starting from today you will find the new Perini Navi Group website with all-new graphic design, an extremely intuitive and user-friendly structure, new sections and new content, all created using the most innovative technology. The website features Perini Navi Group’s two distinct brands, Perini Navi and her sailing yachts and Picchiotti and her motor yachts. ... read full story

PARADIGM 180 motor yacht design by Pama Architetti Design

January 19, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Paradigm 180 superyacht design by Pama Architetti Design is a 60m environment friendly motor yacht design. Both inside and out, Pama Design has attempted to eliminate the physical barriers that define spaces and functional areas. ... read full story

Introducing the Sencora 52M motor yacht by SENCORA Yachts and Bill Dixon Design

January 16, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

The Sencora 52M yacht is a new superyacht concept which was created by SENCORA Yachts, with design and architecture with Bill Dixon Design. The design and study for the Sencora 52 metre yacht was finished in December 2010, including tank testing. Luc Scherrer, Marketing Manager of SENCORA Yachts, advises that the company is in negotiation with... ... read full story

Sailing yacht Philanderer: The largest sailing yacht legal to charter in Spain

January 14, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing yacht Philanderer (ex Mirabella II) is a luxurious 40,00m (131' 2") yacht built by Concorde yachts in 1992 with naval architecture by Farr Yacht Design. S/Y Philanderer is sister ship to the famed ‘Mirabella’ sailing yachts, she has an impressive charter reputation and is now the largest sailing yacht legally able to charter in Spanish waters. ... read full story

90m Sailing yacht Athena – the largest superyacht to be refitted in New Zealand

January 11, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 90.00m (295' 3") Royal Huisman sailing yacht Athena is due to arrive in New Zealand to receive a superyacht refit by Orams Marine Services. One of the world's largest private sailing yachts of the modern era and the largest all-aluminum yacht built to date, the three-masted schooner Athena is a remarkable super yacht. ... read full story

Visionary Superyacht Designer Michael William (Bill) Langan dies

January 05, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Michael William (Bill) Langan, age 55, died peacefully on December 31 at the Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center after a courageous battle with leukemia. ... read full story

Motor Yacht AIR an 81 m Feadship Superyacht

December 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The 81 metre Feadship Air yacht is to be launched in the Netherlands in 2011 and will be available for select luxury superyacht charters in the Mediterranean. ... read full story

Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous 2011

December 14, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 2011 Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous will take place from March 16–20, 2011 in the beautiful setting of Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands, Caribbean. The Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous is open to motor and sailing yachts and superyachts of 80 feet in length and above. ... read full story

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