Ten recent charter yacht launches you need to know about

The luxury yachting industry has shown that the only limit to design is ...

Ten recent charter yacht launches you need to know about

March 20, 2020

Written by Rachael Steele

The luxury yachting industry has shown that the only limit to design is imagination, and in recent times there have been some incredible superyachts noteworthy for their intricate interiors, innovative layout or array of amenities on board. Below, we take a look at 10 of the greatest recent and upcoming superyacht launches that will define life on the water.


Feadship superyacht ARROW (ex.PROJECT 703) is fully customised for her Owner and features the interior and exterior design talents of H2 Yacht Design with Johnny Horsfield taking the lead. She measures 75m/246ft and is constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure for excellent stability and seafaring capability in all weather conditions across the world.

Feadship motor yacht ARROW available for charter in the Mediterranean in 2020. Copyright Feadship

Few details have been released about her on board amenities but she is known to have a beach club, a sundeck Jacuzzi and a bar. The accommodation sleeps up to 12 guests in six en-suite cabins, and more information on her specifications is expected to be released following her delivery later in 2020.

More info about ARROW


Amels luxury yacht GALENE boasts the award-winning talents of interior and exterior design talents of Laura Sessa and Tim Heywood Design Ltd. respectively. The balanced design provides plenty of space inside for large guest cabins and a wealth of facilities, while the outdoor deck spaces are designed for socialising and sunbathing with exceptional views of the scenery.  The sundeck in particular will be a favourite with guests because of its generously proportioned Jacuzzi and seating arrangements to suit groups large and small.

Charter yacht GALENE launched at AMELS. Photo credit Tom Van Oossanen

The versatile accommodation provides for up to 12 guests over five en-suite cabins, of which the queen-sized double cabins convert into twins. She has a transatlantic cruising range of 4,500 nautical miles and once guests reach their destination there is a great collection of water toys for exploring and playing in crystal clear waters.

More photos of recently launched GALENE


Following her launch in 2020, Sanlorenzo superyacht LADY LENA will be available on the charter market in the Mediterranean. Both her Owner and charter guests can benefit from cutting edge technology installed within timeless laid-back interiors, such as the glass-bottomed swimming pool on the main deck that illuminated the beach club below.

Lady Lena – transom and beach

There are extensive outdoor areas across all four decks which have floor lighting to enhance the atmosphere after dark. The accommodation sleeps up to 12 guests across six beautifully-appointed en-suite cabins, and the marvellous collection of water toys will bring everyone together for water sports and games among incredible coves and beaches.

Rates, locations and more photos of LADY LENA


Abeking & Rasmussen motor yacht SOARING is a home away from home with all the modern comforts and more: The library has sweeping views to enjoy as you settle down with a good book, and the Owner’s private deck can become a place to retreat and savour some well-earned time to yourself before or after exploring each culturally rich destination with the rest of the group.

Superyacht SOARING. Photo credit Tom Van Oossanen

The accommodation sleeps up to 12 guests over six en-suite cabins, all just as finely decorated as the rest of the areas on board.

More information about SOARING


55m/180ft luxury yacht SEVERIN*S from Baglietto S.p.A. is another vessel rich on amenities, including a beach club with a bar, steam shower and gym, a sundeck swimming pool and a sixth guest cabin that can be used as a spa massage room. Up to 12 guests can experience the luxuriant interiors from Margherita Casprini, which use bronze pickled resin and furnishings from Minotti in leather.

Motor yacht SEVERIN°S launched

A large foredeck and sundeck will tempt guests outdoors at all times of the day for sunbathing and partying in the sunshine or under the stars.

More about SEVERIN*S


Horizon Yachts has teamed up with Cor D. Rover to produce the beautiful 32.75m/107.5ft luxury yacht IMPATIENT IV, and her guests will be impatient to start their holiday once they realise what beautiful interiors she has on board – and floor-to-ceiling windows for uninterrupted views.

Motor yacht MALIKA

The five en-suite cabins for up to 10 guests create an excellent balance between an intimate on board atmosphere and having close friends and family along for the incredible journey.



Benetti motor yacht HAPPY ME certainly does have a lot to keep her guests happy – a karaoke system in the skylounge, a disco setup with laser lighting and a smoke machine, plus status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre for guests who want to earn a jet ski licence while out and about on the water. If all the partying and activities has the group work out, there are two Jacuzzis on board and a spa massage room to ease tired muscles in preparation for the next big event.

Charter yacht HAPPY ME launched in Italy at Benetti shipyard

Her accommodation sleeps up to 11 guests in five en-suite staterooms, with the occupants of the Master suite on the main deck having the added indulgences of a fold-down side balcony and an en-suite bathroom with a steam shower.

More details about motor yacht HAPPY ME


The easy-going atmosphere aboard MALKIA is ideal for family holidays anywhere in the world, and the group has a choice of outdoor areas for sunbathing or outdoor living in the sunshine or shade.

Motor yacht MALKIA

Capable of a top speed of 20 knots, M/Y MALKIA is perfect for zipping between islands and fulfilling a packed summer event calendar while up to 10 guests rest in her five sumptuous en-suite cabins.

MALIKA’s notable features and rates


80m/262.6ft superyacht ELEMENTS from Turkish shipyard Yachtley has gorgeous classic interiors from Cristiano Gatto that all have their own character while retaining thematic cohesion throughout. The beach club comes with a hammam and massage room to pamper guests wherever they may travel, while the foredeck helipad grants easy private access for individuals arriving later in the journey. There is also a foredeck swimming pool and gym for those who want to maintain a fitness regime, and after guests can wind down with a film before bedtime in the dedicated cinema.

ELEMENTS Yacht by Yachtley

Each of the 12 cabins for the 24 guests is well proportioned, and the Master suite is an utter indulgence with its own Jacuzzi and sitting area within the open-plan bedroom.

Charter rate of ELEMENTS and her cruising locations


Previously known as SYZYGY 818, 77.3m/253.6ft luxury yacht PI from Feadship won the ‘Innovation of the Year‘ category at the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards 2020 and she was a finalist for her interiors and exteriors. Few details have been released by the shipyard – including her accommodation layout – however she is known to have Asian-inspired interiors for tranquil spa facilities and a serene beach club.

Motor yacht SYZYGY 818 – Photo © Feadship

The exteriors feature a glass-bottomed swimming pool and a concealed dip pool on the foredeck, plus plenty of lounging and dining choices to connect with the natural surroundings.

More about charter superyacht PI

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