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.

Superyacht ATHOS launched by Holland Jachtbouw (HJB)

April 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 62m sailing yacht ATHOS, the world’s largest privately owned two masted schooner has been launched by Holland Jachtbouw (HJB). ... read full story

Interior design of the Sanlorenzo SuperYacht Lady Jane

April 20, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Earlier on this month we brought you the news about the launch of the two Sanlorenzo SD 92 superyachts, Lady Jane and Genie 2. Now, about a week later, the UK based design company Stephen Huish Yacht Design released some images and information about the interior of one of the yachts, Lady Jane. As mentioned... ... read full story

Southern Wind to build new SW 94ft Superyacht

April 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The new 28.64m Southern Wind 94 sailing yacht is under construction at South Africa’s Southern Wind Shipyard, with the intention of launching her late this summer. ... read full story

Cannes Film Festival luxury yacht charter.

April 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 63rd Cannes_Film_Festival will take place in Cannes, France from 12-23 May 2010. Why not charter a luxury motor yacht during the event? A luxury yacht can be the perfect venue for hosting parties, or simply as a luxurious and comfortable haven to retire to at the end of the day. ... read full story

Gian Paolo Nari’s latest concept – the Unusual 35 m motor yacht design

April 19, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The Italian architect and yacht designer Gian Paolo Nari is currently working on his new project, the 35 metre Unusual motor yacht. This project is amongst other projects currently worked on by this well known designer. Gian Paolo Nari is in charge of the general management, concept styling as well as the interior design.  The... ... read full story

Yacht ECLIPSE, Cape Town South Africa and the 2010 FIFA World Cup Football

April 19, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The accommodation onboard ECLIPSE includes a 56m private yacht owner’s deck as well as additional space for as many as 92 further crewmembers and staff. This should be more than enough for friends and family to enjoy South Africa and the 2010 Football World Cup. ... read full story

Alloy Yacht’s Superyacht KOKOMO 2010 Largest Sailing Yacht Built in New Zealand

April 19, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The superyacht is also certainly one of the most significant luxury sailing yachts in the world. The Dubois designed fly bridge luxury yacht Kokomo III reflects a wide range of initiatives and desires of her owners, says Tony Hambrook, Managing Director of Alloy Yachts. ... read full story

Superyacht ECLIPSE Preparing for Delivery to Owner in NORWAY

April 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

According to Norwegian newspaper FVN.no Yacht ECLIPSE, the largest private superyacht in the world at 162.5 plus meters, is to have sea trials in Norway Kristiansand on the 17th or 18th of May. Once the sea trials are completed motor yacht ECLIPSE will be handed over to her new owner, a well know yacht owner... ... read full story

Superyacht Ipharra launched by Sunreef

April 16, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sunreef Yachts has announced yesterday the launch of their very first superyacht, the 102 Double Deck Ipharra. She was launched in the presents of her proud Sunreef team yesterday in Gdansk, Poland. At 11am a massive floating crane arrived to Sunreef docks, then the super yacht Ipharra was lifted and launched by the dock at... ... read full story

Baltic Yachts 34m luxury sailing yacht

April 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

This Baltic Yachts 34m luxury sailing yacht has elegant teak on her cockpit floors and her deck & coachroof blends with the modern lines of the deck geometry. ... read full story

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