Royal Huisman has launched ‘Huisfit’ dedicated to Superyacht refit, repair and renewal. The Dutch yard Royal Huisman who is principally known as a builder of fine custom superyachts has undertaken refit work for many years, however after an in-depth study they are broadening their business model with ‘Huisfit’ a carefully planned expansion of its superyacht refit and repair business. The important strategic move will utilize a more efficient deployment of its human and physical resources over a wider range and a greater number of projects. ... 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.
The first ISA 140 motor yacht is currently under construction at ISA Shipyard in Ancona. The ISA 140 series is ISA’s largest semi-custom superyacht of composite construction with hull and superstructure built from Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP). The first hull in the ISA 140 series is due to be completed and launched in 2011. ... read full story
The stunning and elegant superyacht Mystic wins an award in the 'Power Yacht Over 40 Metres' category at the Design At Al Yacht Awards 2011. Mystic yacht was constructed at CMB, designed by Diana Yachts and her interior is by the German designer Brigit Schnaase. ... read full story
Sailing yacht AGLAIA at 66 metres (216.5 ft) was launched earlier in March by Dutch Shipyard Vitters a well known high quality super sailing yacht Shipyard. The Superyacht AGLAIA sloop (hull number 3063) is a huge modern luxury yacht as designed by Dubois Naval Architects with interior design by Redman Whitely Dixon. S/Y AGLAIA was... ... read full story
The 2011 summer yacht charter season is gearing up to be a successful one in Europe in the Mediterranean countries of France, Italy, Greece & Croatia. There are more charter yachts available here than ever before in this magnificent cruising area, which is the largest and most popular yacht rental location in the world. You... ... read full story
Motor yacht Talisman C by Proteksan Turquoise set for 2 year World Cruise after her delivery in June
Proteksan Turquoise has launched 3 superyachts in a row, the latest of which is a 70m motor yacht Talisman C. The final handover to the owner is planned for mid June; followed by a short cruising schedule before a visit to the Monaco Yacht Show in September. The owner will then embark on a two year world cruise. ... read full story
Asia’s first-ever superyacht shows, the Singapore Yacht Show heralds a bright future ahead for regional industry. More than 3,000 highly qualified visitors from all over South East Asia enjoyed a three-day presentation of the luxury yachting lifestyle at the first edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, Asia’s first dedicated superyacht show. ... read full story
Project 229, motor yacht Achilles and super yacht Linda Lou have had their refits completed during the month of April at Pure Superyacht Refit in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Headed by Nic Clarke, a former professional skipper and project manager, Pure Superyacht Refit has had a surge of new business as a result of its growing reputation within the superyacht industry. ... read full story
The official opening of the first Maritimo Adelaide Dealership in the Marina Adelaide precinct at Largs North was a success with Champagne flowing at the Casino Royale themed night. “We’ve been to a lot of corporate and business events around the world, and we rate Maritimo Adelaide’s launch party among the very best,” says boating enthusiast Grant Forsyth. ... read full story