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.

34 m Superyacht Nilaya launched by Baltic Yachts

May 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Nauta Yacht Design was responsible for the general arrangement a and yacht design lines of luxury yacht Nilaya whilst her naval architecture is the work of Reichel Pugh Yacht Design - the two design houses already have a strong collaboration, having worked together historically on the design of high performance cruiser racers. Yacht Nilaya was the inaugural collaboration between Baltic Yachts and Nauta Yacht Design. ... read full story

Louis Vuitton Trophy Jury denies All4One’s request for redress

May 26, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

All4One's request for redress has been denied following a hearing of the International Jury this evening. The French/German team filed its request after claiming that it lost the match against BMW Oracle Racing due to the absence of the left-hand gate mark at the bottom of the run. ... read full story

Sunreef Yachts at Korea International Boat Show

May 26, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sunreef Yachts will be participating at the forthcoming Korea International Boat Show held in Gyeonggi Bay, Gyeonggi Province from 9 to 13 June 2010. ... read full story

Ferretti Yachts receives more awards in China

May 26, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Ferretti Group brand Ferretti Yachts, active within the sphere of the production of flybridge motor yachts measuring 14 to 27 metres, is becoming increasingly better known in China. This has been confirmed by top level awards won in contests of international importance and significant visibility, such as the China International Boat Show 2010 in Shanghai and Gafencu magazine’s Best Of the Best Award in Beijing. ... read full story

Handsome Starlight Plumb Bow Style Super Yacht AMNESIA IV to be launched in 2010

May 25, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Amnesia IV Yacht is a handsome starlight plumb bow style 65m (213.25ft) superyacht with an especially flowing and well balanced contemporary profile. She is due to be launched in 2010 by the Italian yacht building company Benetti Yachts. Redman Whiteley Dixon have very successfully designed both exterior and interior design and Benetti was the in-house... ... read full story

47 metre Benetti Motor Yacht IMAGINATION Launched

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The 2010 Superyacht IMAGINATION has been launched by the Italian luxury yacht building giant Benetti Yachts. Yacht IMAGINATION is 47 metres in length overall (or 154'20") and a beam of 8.8 m and she was designed by Stefano Natucci with an interior design by Francois Zuretti. ... read full story

Azzura Marine receives recognition for Richard Branson’s superyacht Necker Belle catamaran refit

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Necker Belle underwent a refit by the Azzura Shipyard in Australia, which transformed her from the mundane into a special luxury catamaran. ... read full story

The Oceanco Motor Yacht Y706 due for her launch in 2010

May 24, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Y706 Motor Yacht yet to be lauched by Oceanco in 2010

Oceanco's motor yacht Y706 is 86.47 metres of striking design, with a scheduled delivery in 2010. ... read full story

Superyacht MIRABELLA III completes refit.

May 23, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing yacht MIRABELLA III, a 135 ft Superyacht has just completed a multimillion-dollar refit geared toward environmental friendliness. ... read full story

Yacht Arkley Wins Motor Yacht of the Year 2010 at World Superyacht Awards

May 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Arkley, the 60-metre Lürssen was judged to be the winner of t

Each of the six winners of the motor yacht categories was eligible for this award, and their relative merits were debated by the judges at length. Put to the vote, the winner was clear - Superyacht Arkley, the 60-metre Lürssen was judged to be the winner of the prize being of a proven design and offering the performance and facilities that the majority of the panel admire in a long-range cruising yacht. ... read full story

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