Legend for sale with IYC |  | news

Legend for sale with IYC

The 77.4-metre explorer yacht is offered for sale by IYC The 77.4-metre Legend has joined IYC’s sales fleet at an asking price of €46.5 million. The yacht emerged from a 2015 reconfiguration at Icon Yachts, during which 3.6 metres were added to the LOA, allowing for an extended swim platform and a 16-person hot-tub that…

Here Comes the Sun joins Fraser’s fleet |  | news

Here Comes the Sun joins Fraser’s fleet

The 83-metre Amels Here Comes the Sun is available for charter this summer through Fraser The 83-metre Amels Here Comes the Sun – the first Limited Editions 272, which was delivered this year – will be based in the Western Mediterranean this summer and winter. She charters through Fraser from €1.2 million per week. Sleeping…

Delivered! The 106-metre Lürssen Amadea |  | news

Delivered! The 106-metre Lürssen Amadea

The 106-metre Lürssen Amadea has been delivered to her new owner The stunning 106-metre Lürssen Amadea, which began life as Project Mistral and launched last summer, has been delivered to her new owner. She was photographed last week on passage down the Kiel Canal, after which she headed north along the Norwegian coast before rounding…

Buyer found for Project Alida |  | news

Buyer found for Project Alida

Heesen’s 55-metre, launching later this year, has been sold, with the buyer introduced by the New Yachts Company The 55-metre Heesen Project Alida, built in steel and aluminium, and boasting a fast displacement hull design by Van Oossanen and exterior styling by Omega, has been sold. The owner – an experienced yachtsman – was introduced…

Lürssen Solandge sold! |  | news

Lürssen Solandge sold!

Moran Yacht & Ship has sold the 85.1-metre Lürssen Solandge, representing the buyer and the seller Delivered in 2013 after being sold by Moran Yacht & Ship as Project Nikki, the 85.1-metre Lürssen Solandge has enjoyed a successful charter career. “We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate her new owner, and thank her…

Admiral Piuma: ready for 2018 |  | news

Admiral Piuma: ready for 2018

The 52.9-metre Piuma, for sale with IYC, can be ready for a new owner in 2018 The all-aluminium 52.9-metre Piuma, in build at Admiral, boasts hybrid propulsion, with twin 1,800hp MAN engines supplemented by two 150kW electric motors. Listed with Michael Chryssicopoulos and Kevin Bonnie at IYC, she has an asking price of €24.9 million….

Horizon Yachts sells CC115 |  | news

Horizon Yachts sells CC115

First 35-metre in Horizon’s Custom Collection sells to Mexican owners, with 2018 delivery planned. Horizon Yachts has announced the sale of its 35.1-metre CC115, part of its Custom Collection of bespoke superyachts. The yard says that the yacht’s owners from Mexico “have an abundance of knowledge and experience in both engineering and yachting”. The CC115…

Lürssen launches 74-metre Aurora |  | news

Lürssen launches 74-metre Aurora

The German yard has been known recently for launching some incredible 100-metre-plus superyachts. The 74-metre Aurora is the latest superyacht to be launched from the German yard. Both the exterior and the interior is by London-based Winch Design, with the project sold and build managed by Moran. Aurora takes design cues from classic yachts and…

Fairline Yachts opens new factory |  | avon

Fairline Yachts opens new factory

Fairline Yachts has opened a new moulding facility in Oundle The new 17,000 square foot facility has been opened at Oundle Marina Barely into its second year of trading, Fairline Yachts has announced an expansion of its facilities. Following successful boat shows in London, Dusseldorf and the USA, a brand new 17,000 square foot production…

Captain’s Q&A: Wayne Foulis of Vantage |  | news

Captain’s Q&A: Wayne Foulis of Vantage

Age 35Place of birth Durban, South AfricaPrevious yachts Pure One, Deja Vu, ClaireCurrent yacht Vantage and her fleetNumber of crew 9 on Vantage, 20 total What was your first taste of the sea?The hospital I was born in is situated on Durban beachfront, and my father surfed and was a surf lifeguard, so I have…

London On-Water Show returns |  | avon

London On-Water Show returns

The London On-Water Show returns for 2017. Based at the recently refurbished St Katharine Docks, positioned next to Tower Bridge and central London’s only marina, the exhibition runs from Thursday 8th June through to Sunday 10th. Open from 11am to 8pm (6pm on the last day), the show that began as the London Yacht, Jet…

Inside VSY 64M: first renderings released |  | news

Inside VSY 64M: first renderings released

Franck Darnet Design’s interior is inspired by the owner’s passion for the sea. The first interior renderings of the 63.8-metre VSY 64M have been released by Franck Darnet Design. The yacht, which sold last year, is in build at Viareggio SuperYachts, with the launch pegged for the end of next year. Franck Darnet Design created…

Marco Marine becomes UK Rhea Marine dealership |  | avon

Marco Marine becomes UK Rhea Marine dealership

Marco Marine to import French trawler yachts produced by Rhea Marine Marco Marine is the new UK agent for Rhea Marine Rhea Marine are back in the UK. Hamble based Marco Marine, distributors of fast all weather Sargo[1] boats, will be importing the high quality range of Rhea boats. Split into three categories, Rhea offer…

Era 80: the high-performance explorer yacht |  | news

Era 80: the high-performance explorer yacht

An explorer yacht doesn’t need to look like a commercial ship, says designer Ricky Smith. The 80-metre Era 80, designed by Ricky Smith Designs, is an attempt to bring a sense of style to the traditional explorer yacht. “Brokers advised me to ignore convention and to stop trying to please naval architects by presenting conservative…