2011 ShowBoats Design Awards 2011 announced, with Motor Yacht Palladium declared the biggest winner. ... read full story
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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.
Sailing yacht Lionheart, Kokomo and Calliope superyacht win the Golden Neptune awards at the 2011 ShowBoats Design Awards. ... read full story
UK-based designer Alex McDiarmid presents his new 100m and 85m DNA superyacht concepts. ... read full story
The world-known Dutch luxury yacht builder, Feadship, is going to present its new 45m motor yacht Helix and 39m motor yacht GO at the next FLIBS 2011. ... read full story
Trinity Yachts in collaboration with Trinity Offshore presents a new project to build two 92 meter ecologically friendly yachts with ENVIRO+ Green Passport Certification. ... read full story
Azimut Magellano 50 superyacht awarded at the prestigious 2011 Nautical Design Awards in Italian Milan, October 20. ... read full story
MCM announced new contracts to build two stunning sailing yachts, the 47.6m Royal Huisman super yacht and a 32.6m Baltic sailing yacht. ... read full story
Diamonds Are Forever charter yacht launched from the Benetti shipyard in Italy. Her official launch, however is due to take place later in the year. She will be available for luxury charter yacht holidays from December 2011. ... read full story