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.

Heesen launches their 3700 Yacht Willpower

May 18, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Heesen Yachts have recently launched superyacht WILLPOWER a Heesen 3700 series motor yacht in the Netherlands. Yacht Willpower is hull number 14537 of the successful 3700 series and as such she is similar to her sister-ships with respect to her exterior yacht design and other specifications. Her interior however is customised and will be fully polished completed for delivery to the yacht’s owner after sea trials and testing. ... read full story

Motor Yacht NOOR a 37M Superyacht has her interior design by Hot Lab Yacht & Design Italy

May 18, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Yacht NOOR is a Bilgin 123 custom made superyacht with her interior design created by Hot Lab yacht & design. The yacht, fully built in wood, has a length of 37 mt and a beam of 7,50; the external lines are slender, designed by the shipyard's engineering and design office, following the owner's idea. ... read full story

The Blue Coast 95 Custom Catamaran to be launched this summer.

May 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Blue Coast 95’ which will be the 4th largest catamaran in the world when completed is under construction at the H2X shipyard in La Ciotat. The catamaran Blue Coast 95’ was designed by Jean‐Jacques Coste and is the first maxi-catamaran of this new range created by Coste Design and Partners. The official launch of the Blue Coast 95 will take place during the Cannes boat show from 8 to 13 September 2010. ... read full story

The 85.6 metre Derecktor Superyacht Project CAKEWALK enters the final phase before her launch in 2010

May 17, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The 281ft (85.6m) Motor Yacht CAKEWALK, the largest yacht to be constructed in America in three- quarters of a century – and the largest U.S. yacht ever built in terms of her volume – is well along the road to her projected 2010 launch at the Derecktor Connecticut shipyard. Her steel hull and aluminium superstructure... ... read full story

Ken Freivokh Designed Motor Yacht Z to be launched in 2010 by Marco Yachts Chile

May 17, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Marco Yachts has been designing and producing some of the world’s most beautiful yachts since 1953. They are building Luxury Superyachts and Support Vessels of up to 100 metres in their shipyard in Chile. With over 45 years of ship construction in Chile, Marco Chilena’s highly qualified workforce of over 500 people provides huge advantages... ... read full story

Megayacht Tatoosh for sale.

May 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Superyacht TATOOSH, one of the most significant motor yachts built to date, is for sale with asking price of € 125,000,000. Megayacht TATOOSH measures 92 m (303 ft) and was built by HDW Nobiskrug in 2000 and received a major refit in 2010. ... read full story

Luxury cruise ship Allure of the Seas to debut in December.

May 16, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Luxury Cruise ship Allure of the Seas will be debut this December 2010. The brand new cruise ship Allure of the Seas will bring a refreshing new array of features and amenities to the high seas as the world’s next largest and most innovative cruise ship. ... read full story

Motor yacht Noor launched by Bilgin Yacht delivered to owner.

May 16, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Turkish shipyard Bilgin Yachts have delivered their latest 37m Superyacht called Noor to her new owners. Motor yacht NOOR, a Bilgin 123, was launched in November 2009 and is a custom build luxury yacht with modern and innovative design by the Turkey based Shipyard with interior design by Hot Lab Yacht & Design ... read full story

Motor Yacht MAXIMUS: a 60 metre Superyacht by Gino Gandino & Aleph Design

May 15, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Below decks on the lower level motor Yacht MAXIMUS hosts a water sport toy and tender garage which will house the yacht's tenders, watercrafts and various water sport and diving equipment. Yacht MAXIMUS will be powered by twin CAT 3516B (1641bKW) diesel engines. The superyacht should be able to attain a maximum speed of 16.5 knots and a cruise speed of 14 knots. ... read full story

Yacht KATIE SUE II, the ‘best kept secret’ to be launched in 2010 by Lürssen Yachts

May 14, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Motor Yacht Katie Sue II is Lürssen‘s latest ‘best kept secret’ with very little information provided to the general public. The information that we have been able to obtain so far is superyacht Katie Sue II‘s length, which is 60 metres (196.85ft) over all. She is due to be launched in the next few months in... ... read full story

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