There are some impressive yachts on display at the 2010 MYBA Genoa Yacht Show. There are some of star attractions and the superyacht crew will be trying to impress yacht charter brokers from around the world. Three or four larger superyachts in particular stand out. 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.
Motor Yacht ICON 62
Luxury Motor Yacht Icon is a 62.50m custom superyacht as built by Icon Yachts and launched in Harlingen, Netherlands in 2009. Superyacht Icon is the first Icon 62 and she has a strong grey steel hull and a white aluminium superstructure. Her beam is 11.40m and her draft is 3.50m. The motor yacht’s exterior styling is by Redman Whiteley Dixon and her modern interior has been designed by Studio Linse.
Yacht Icon 62 has maximum speed of 16 knots, driven by twin MTU engines, and a cruising speed of 12 knots giving a 6,000 nautical miles range from her 160,000-litre fuel tanks. Yacht Icon has accommodation for up to 12 guests in 6 suites comprising 1 owner suite, 3 double cabins and 2 twin cabins.
Motor Yacht CLOUD 9
Motor yacht Cloud 9 heralded the beginning of a new range of steel displacement motor yachts by CMN yachts of France. The CMN Line 60 (60,00m or 196′ 10″) which includes yachts Cloud 9 and SLIPSTREAM has been created by CMN (Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie) in collaboration with the celebrated yacht designer Andrew Winch. Superyacht Cloud 9 is one of the significant charter yachts to be launched in 2009 and on display at the Genoa Charter Show 2010.
Superyacht Cloud 9 can be seen as an evolution of the CMN yacht ‘Netanya 8’ yet she has a longer and deeper hull. This produces greater performance at sea but also in enables room for a full height bilge deck under the guest and crew accommodation. The motor yacht sister ship is called SLIPSTREAM.
Superyacht ‘Cloud 9’ can comfortably accommodate up to twelve yacht charter guests. The master full beam duplex suite includes an office, his and her bathrooms, separate dressing rooms and stairs up to a raised private observation lounge giving panoramic views forward. A VIP cabin with a private balcony is also located up on bridge deck. Her Upper Saloon pictured below has limed oak with cream fabrics and blue borders, and doubles as a cinema lounge and opens into the glazed inside / outside upper dining area.
Superyacht CLOUD 9’s main deck features a spacious and sophisticated Entrance Hall with dramatic carved bulkhead finished in oxidised bronze providing a rich backdrop for a glass sculpture framed by the luminous spiral staircase. Dark brown Marron Imperial marble floor is complimented with a softer light Marron Imperial Clair marble matching the soft taupe coloured carpets that are found throughout the yacht. The staircase goes from lower to upper deck.
Motor Yacht Bistango
Motor Yacht Bistango is 62m (204ft) in Benetti superyacht which was launched late in 2009. Bistango is an impressive superyacht with a cruising speed of 14 knots and the capacity to accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins. Modern and elegant lines blend with proven build experience to produce a very capable luxury yacht. Yacht Bistango has Quantum zero speed stabilisers a large Spa Pool pool, a Turkish bath a gym and even a piano.
Motor yacht TRIDENT
Yacht TRIDENT is 65.22m (214ft) long and has a steel hull with an aluminium superstructure. TRIDENT is capable of up to 16 knots in speed her range is 4,700 nautical miles. Superyacht Trident’s interior and exterior styling was created by Mr. Donald Starkey. Feadship De Voogt carried out the mega yacht’s naval architecture. The superyacht’s design is a clever synthesis of form and function intended for luxury relaxation. Interestingly, motor yacht TRIDENT’s remarkable elevator allows guests to travel up through the entire yacht to the sun deck as if you are inside a solid block of marble.’ Motor yacht ‘Trident’ was actually intentionally created for entertainment and hosting and with chartering in mind and as such luxury yacht can accommodate many different kinds of activities and groups.
Some superyachts newly launched and new to charter at the Charter Show:
As 2009 and 2010 have been the biggest years ever in terms of new superyacht launches there are a number of other luxury yachts at the show which are new to charter and new to the world. A couple worthy of mention include sailing yacht CINDERELLA IV, the Dubois designed NOSTROMO, the Wally DARK SHADOW, motor yacht RED ANCHOR, MEAMINA, motor yacht OUT, HARMONY III, KATYA, LEO FUN, MAYAMA and the futuristic yacht H0ME.
Motor Yacht H0ME
Superyacht H2OME is an exceptional 44,00m (144′ 4″) charter yacht, built by Cantiere MMGI di Montfalcone in 2009. The luxury motor yacht H2OME features fine and slender lines, with an incredibly low superstructure, wide decks and spacious outdoor areas. The yacht was built at the MMGI Shipyard, with the collaboration of the interior designers at Studio A-Lab, the naval architect Mario Grasso of Navirex. The owner also had personal involvement during the build and is very proud of this innovative project.
Superyacht H2OME can be considered as a ‘race yacht’. This unique motor yacht H2OME is one of the few yachts to have a double hull configuration that can be both displacement and planning hull due to the third water jet. Thanks to her narrow and long bottom, the ‘double speed’ hull at 20 knots, allows navigation in displacement speed, for economical and comfortable navigation, whereas the planning hull allows navigation in surfing speed reaching a maximum speed up to 36 knots.
Motor yacht H2OME is constructed from a light Alloy designed to reduce weight and increase speed. Her propulsion is provided by double water jet linked to twin CAT engines with 1.925hp each, allowing an average cruising speed of approximately 17 knots.
Motor Yacht MAYAMA
Also new to charter is motor yacht MAYAMA. She is a 30,70m (100’8″) superyacht built and designed by Couach. She was delivered in 2007 and can accommodate 8-10 charter guests. M/Y MAYAMA is usually based in the Western Mediterranean and also charters the Eastern Med.
With two 2400Hp main engines, the 3000 FLY is a highly effective cruiser. Motor yacht MAYAMA can cruise at 26 knots and has a top speed of around 32, while her 20000-lt-fuel capacity offers almost twice the self-sufficiency of her rivals.
Since yacht MAYAMA’s launch in 2007, the layout of the main salon has been changed to be more welcoming and convenient for charter. Different upgrades in the galley and staterooms, such as implementation of an Ipod station and Playstation. She has also received Security upgrades and handrails added in the staircase to the guest rooms as well as the one to the flybridge.
Motor yacht KATYA
Yacht Katya was the fifth 151 foot full displacement superyacht by Delta Design. Motor yacht KATYA has a striking exterior is dominated by a long, raised sheer line with gentle slope which gives it a classic royal look. The whole interior is “glassy”, with large glass windows and curved designer doors complimented by mirrored sets of handsome bar cabinets. She is another new boat at the charter show.
Wally’s DARK SHADOW
Sailing yacht DARK SHADOW is a 2002 Wally Yachts 30m (99′ 10″) superyacht. She is a head turning stylish sailing machine for performance cruising.
Superyacht DARK SHADOW can accommodate up to 6 lucky guests in 3 cabins and has a crew of 5. She is based in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. Interestingly, yacht Dark Shadow also has a 13m Wally tender that has a cabin often used by a crew member. This allows guests, family or partners that do not wish to sail to go ahead by tender and meet the sailors at the destination.
Sailing yacht CINDERELLA IV
Sailing Yacht CINDERELLA IV, a 128’ (39m) sloop was launched in Zwartsluis, Holland, by the Dutch shipyard Vitters. Superyacht Cinderella IV is collaboration between naval architect Bill Tripp and yacht designers Donald Starkey and Jens Cornelsen. Green Marine also built the hull for Vitters as with Sailing yacht Ghost. Sailing yacht CINDERELLA IV is a very modern superyacht which features a ‘new interpretation’ of a traditional ‘two house’ deck and superstructure layout incorporating a strong emphasis on 360 degree views as well a sheltered areas for guests.
To enhance the enjoyment of life at anchor, ambitious sound levels have been set for this project and an overnight silent mode will be available thanks to a bank of batteries. For the owner of sailing yacht CINDERELLA IV the sailing performance was to be a core of the yacht’s design and superyacht CINDERELLA is fitted with a generous sail plan, a lifting keel, a light interior and a rational approach to weight control in systems design and construction. CINDERELLA IV is one of the stars at the 2010 Genoa Yacht Charter Show.
Sailing yacht NOSTROMO
Sailing yacht NOSTROMO is a 30m (98′ 5″) Dubois designed sloop which was built by the British superyacht builder Pendennis and launched in 2009. She boasts a beautiful interior which was designed by Redman Whitely Dixon.
S/Y NOSTROMO is the result of the work of two well respected yachting design houses with her exterior design and naval architecture completed by the award winning Dubois Yachts. This gives yacht NOSTROMO the requisite modern, sleek yet classic lines as well as fantastic sailing performance. She is a development of the successful Margaret Ann which was also designed by Dubois and launched by Pendennis Shipyard in 2004.Redman Whitely Dixon has also very successfully created a light and fresh interior with typically excellent styling.
The Pendennis Shipyard in Cornwall was selected to build the high quality yacht which is specified with all the top end equipment. The sailing yacht’s four guest cabins are configured to sleep seven guests in high comfort, while the yachts flexible arrangement can provide accommodation for two further guests on Pullman berths.
Motor yacht MEAMINA
Motor yacht MEAMINA is a 59.00m steel displacement luxury yacht built by Benetti Yachts and launched in 2009. The naval architect for superyacht MEAMINA was Stefano Natucci and her interior designer was the Italian Studio Massari.
MEAMINA is a Benetti yacht with elegant lines and a sophisticated interior creating a sense of peace, calm and warmth, the yacht is designed for relaxing and comfortable cruising. She has accommodation for 12 lucky guests and a crew of 15.
Motor yacht OUT
Motor yacht OUT was built in 2002 and completely refitted in 2009 and the superyacht is new to charter. A superior charter yacht, OUT is a 47 m (154′ 2″) long AMTEC luxury yacht is available for luxury yacht charters in the Mediterranean for up to 12 guests in 6 cabins.
Salvagni Architetti has produced a fresh and contemporary new yacht interior which features designer furniture by Poltrona Frau. The luxury yacht’s charter accommodation includes a large master stateroom situated up on the main deck, as well as a large VIP cabin and four twin cabins on the lower deck – two of which are convertible to doubles.
Motor Yacht NERO
The huge Motor Yacht NERO which is 90.10 m long is another interesting yacht at the charter show which is also worth of a mention.
The full list of luxury charter yachts in attendance at the 2010 Charter Boat Show includes:
Motor Yacht 5 FISHES 35m, Motor Yacht ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM 49.07m, Motor Yacht WHEELS 35.5 m, Motor Yacht TRIDENT 65.22 m, Motor Yacht TOUCH 36.6 m, Motor Yacht TILUSA 25.66 m, Motor Yacht TEMPEST WS 32.00 m, Motor Yacht SOLEMAR 61.5 m, Motor Yacht SIRAHMY 43.00 m, Motor Yacht SIERRA ROMEO 41.5 m, Motor Yacht SENSE 28 m, Motor Yacht SARITA SI 38.60 m, Motor, Yacht RIVIERA 23.85 m, Motor Yacht RED ANCHOR 36.6 m, Motor Yacht QUEEN OF ANDAMAN 41.00 m, Yacht PARAMOUR 42 m, Yacht OUT 47 m, Yacht OCEAN GLORY 26.4 m, Yacht NOSTROMO 30 m, Yacht NORTHLANDER 38.16 m, Motor Yacht NIKCA 27.40 m, Motor Yacht NERO 90.10 m, Motor Yacht MY TRUST 45 m, Motor Yacht MY SPACE 34.00 m, Motor Yacht MOSAIQUE 49.99 m, Motor Yacht MORE 45 m, Motor Yacht MONTIGNE 57 m, Motor Yacht MAYAMA 30.70 m, Yacht MARCELINA OF LONDON 26.75 m, Yacht MALANDRINO 23.98 m, Yacht MAGIC 45 m, Motor Yacht LIZZI 23.39 m, Motor Yacht LEO FUN 53.90 m, Motor Yacht LADY ZEHAVA 25 m, Motor Yacht LADY VICTORIA 27.60 m, Yacht LADY THURAYA 31 m, Yacht LADY GOODGIRL 42.9 m, Yacht LADY FERYAL 42.5 m, Motor Yacht KATYA 46 m, Yacht KAIROS 38.00 m, Yacht KAI 36.58 m, Yacht JAZZ JR 32.8 m, Yacht JASMIN 36.84 m, Yacht INEVITABLE 49.80 m, Motor Yacht ICON 62.25 m, Motor Yacht HOME 44m, Motor Yacht HEAVENLY DAZE 32.22 m, Motor Yacht HARMONY III 43.60, Motor Yacht GOLDEN COMPASS 46 m, Yacht DARK SHADOW 30.45 m, Yacht CRISS C 34m m. Yacht COMMITMENT 38 , Yacht CLOUD NINE 60 m, Yacht CINDERELLA IV 39.0 m, Explorer Yacht CHINA 34 m, Motor Yacht BLUE PRINCESS STAR 34 m, Motor Yacht BISTANGO 62.0 m, Motor Yacht BIG EAGLE 52.43 m, Motor Yacht BERT 30.00 m, Yacht BAD GIRL 56.7, Motor Yacht ANEDIGMI 49.68 m, Yacht AFRICAN CAT 39.65 m
The 2010 MYBA yacht charter show in Genoa was so successful that many superyachts could not get in.
Here is the waitlist of yachts which couldn’t get a berth:
Motor yacht ABILITY 39.60 m, Motor Vessel ANNA J 36.6 m, Motor Vessel BIBICH 29 m, Motor Vessel BLINK 41.0 m, Motor Vessel BOSS 27.51 m, Motor Vessel DARSEA ,Motor Vessel DJANGO TOO 25 m, Motor Vessel GEORGIA ROSE 25.19 m, Sailing Vessel HERITAGE M 33.50 m, Sailing Vessel JACKIE ONE 25.90 m, Motor Vessel LATIKO 34.95 m, Motor Vessel MARFLOW 37.14 m, Sailing Vessel OCEAN DREAM 36.60 m, Motor Vessel OCEAN EMERALD 41 m, Motor Vessel ODYSSEY 38 m, Motor Vessel PARVATI 39.7 m, Motor Vessel QUEST 36.6 m, Motor Vessel SAMOA BAY 33.28 m, Motor Vessel SEAGULL II 50.63 m
The luxury yachts in the two list above represent the superyacht that are professionally run and interested in attracting charter guests this year in 2010. Yachts do not necessarily come to the Genoa Charter Show every year, but rather they tend to appear and show their wares when they are new to charter or newly launched.’
CharterWorld has yacht charter brokers at the Mediterranean, Genoa Charter Show 2010 inspecting the yachts and crews so that the right yacht can be matched with the right charterer. If you are interested in finding out more about any of these yachts or if you are interested in chartering a luxury yacht this year please contact the friendly and professional CharterWorld team.