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 Mi Sueno 57.9m is launched by Trinity Yachts

May 04, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Yacht Mi Sueno features an elevator service to all three of her decks. Interestingly the superyacht's flybridge can facilitate touch-and-go helicopter operations, which is reasonably rare for a yacht for her size. ... read full story

Big Classic Sailing Association Founded by Yachts Owners in UK

May 04, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Owners and Captains of the Big Class classic sailing yachts Cambria, Mariette, and Eleonora (Founding Members) met on 26th March 2010 and agreed to found the Big Class Association (BCA). ... read full story

Lürssen Launches Yacht CRYSTAL a 124 metre Superyacht Project

May 04, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Very little is known about the five - six deck Lurssen yacht CRYSTAL at this time, except here name (which could be a project name) and her length. ... read full story

Superyachts launched in April 2010

May 04, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

There have been a number of superyachts launched during April 2010. Here are the biggest and best yachts CharterWorld have featured throughout the month. ... read full story

Les Voiles d’Antibes 2010

May 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Les Voiles d’Antibes 2010 will be held from the 2nd to 6th of June 2010 in Antibes. ... read full story

The 2010 Genoa Charter Yacht Show Starts Tomorrow and Features Superyacht ICON 62, TRIDENT, BISTANGO and CLOUD NINE

May 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

They are new large motor yachts over 60m in length at the Genoa MYBA Yacht Charter Show. These include the yacht CLOUD NINE at 60m, the first Icon Yachts superyacht called ICON at just over 62m in length and Benetti’s Yacht BISTANGO at 62.0 and last but not least the new Feadship 65m superyacht TRIDENT. ... read full story

Superyacht Project 116 built by Danish yachts in its final stages of construction.

April 30, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Motor yacht Project 116 is in final stages of construction at Danish Yachts' shipyard in Skagen. The 38m jet driven Espen Oeino designed motor yacht Project 116 is aiming to undergo sea trials this summer, 4 months earlier than expected and will be unveiled later this year. ... read full story

Charter Luxury yacht BIG FISH in Antarctica.

April 29, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Luxury explorer motor yacht BIG FISH is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to charter in the unique and exclusive destination – Antarctica. You could be among the first to have a Big Fish experience on a breathtaking adventure. There are packages available in Antarctica from late December 2010 to March 2011. Enquire for full details here. ... read full story

Lurssen Yachts Purchase another Shipyard from Hegemann Group

April 29, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Although the Hegemann Group has sold the Rolandwerft Shipyard, all 130 roles of employment and nine trainee positions at the site will be protected. The Hegemann Group holds three shipbuilding halls, one ship lift and an outfitting quay as well as two berths on the Weser. ... read full story

OCEANCO CHANGES OWNERSHIP

April 29, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Oceanco Yachts, one of the world’s most significant builders of luxury superyachts, has been acquired by Mohammed Al Barwani, a private investor, who is based in the Sultanate of Oman. Barwani has interests in oil, gas, manufacturing, and minerals in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific through MB Holding Company LLC as well as investments in various other diversified assets. ... read full story

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