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.

Azimut Grande 116 Motor yacht Cinque Finalist for the ShowBoats Design Awards 2011

July 04, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Azimut Benetti Group is delighted to announce that Azimut Grande 116 motor yacht Cinque has been selected as one of the finalists for the Showboats Design Awards 2011 – congratulations! This prestigious achievement confirms, once again, that Azimut Grande 116, the biggest boat of the Azimut range, is truly a top player! Yacht Cinque’s sleek and... ... read full story

Superyacht Design specialist René van der Velden Yacht Designs new atelier is up and running

June 30, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Recently René van der Velden Yacht Design shared the good news that they had moved from their original, rather small, home into expanded studio and offices in a classic 17th-century Amersfoort building. “We were excited by the prospect of setting up improved design facilities; enjoying a more open, inspiring space; feeling a natural boost to... ... read full story

Stradivarius concert on board Benetti motor yacht Bistango

June 29, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

On June 23, on board the gorgeous 62.00m (203′ 4″) motor yacht BISTANGO, that was built at the Benetti boatyard and delivered in 2010, an exclusive event held Monte Carlo spellbound. The event bought together two Italians of excellence, two icons recognised throughout the world for the perfection of their craftsmanship and their unwavering attention to... ... read full story

IBEX 2011 announces Innovation Awards Call for Entries

June 28, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today entries are being accepted for the 2011 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards, one of the marine industry’s most prestigious honors. The Awards presentation takes place during the show’s annual Industry Breakfast on Monday, October 17 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. IBEX Innovation Awards are judged by Boating... ... read full story

Mondo Marine launches 50m motor yacht ‘Alexander Again’

June 28, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Mondo Marine launches its second yacht of the season - a 50-metre aluminium semi-displacement 'Alexander Again' superyacht. ... read full story

Sanlorenzo launch 40m motor yacht Scorpion

June 28, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sanlorenzo keeps on a galloping production thanks to its consolidated international clientele of owners that all along prefers strictly tailor made motor yachts. During just a week from the Viareggio boatyard of Sanlorenzo were launched three flagships that represent the highest expression of the Sanlorenzo range with the presence of their Russian owners: motor yacht Rêve d’Or (46 meters), yacht Scorpion (40 meters) and M/Y Santa Anna (38 meters). ... read full story

Sanlorenzo launch 38m motor yacht Santa Anna

June 28, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sanlorenzo keeps on a galloping production thanks to its consolidated international clientele of owners that all along prefers strictly tailor made motor yachts. During just a week from the Viareggio boatyard of Sanlorenzo were launched three flagships that represent the highest expression of the Sanlorenzo range with the presence of their Russian owners: motor yacht Rêve d’Or (46 meters), yacht Scorpion (40 meters) and M/Y Santa Anna (38 meters). ... read full story

Sanlorenzo launch 46m motor yacht Rêve d’Or

June 28, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sanlorenzo keeps on a galloping production thanks to its consolidated international clientele of owners that all along prefers strictly tailor made motor yachts. During just a week from the Viareggio boatyard of Sanlorenzo were launched three flagships that represent the highest expression of the Sanlorenzo range with the presence of their Russian owners: motor yacht Rêve d’Or (46 meters), yacht Scorpion (40 meters) and M/Y Santa Anna (38 meters). ... read full story

CRN Classic 52m Yacht in collaboration with Studio Zuccon International Project

June 27, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Return to the seventies and eighties style for the new mega yacht that combines informality, style and modern facilities. Welcome aboard of the new CRN Classic 52m mega yacht project created in collaboration with Studio Zuccon International Project. ... read full story

100m motor yacht Duel design by Alex McDiarmid

June 27, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

British Designer Alex McDiarmid, based in the South of France, is pleased to share his latest superyacht design, the 100m motor yacht concept “Duel”. Following the international media coverage generated by 46m motor yacht Dramatic and the 85m superyacht Iwana, these new designs again push some of the boundaries in Superyacht styling. The project sees... ... read full story

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