Heesen Home wins Baccarat SuperYachtWorld Award |  | news

Heesen Home wins Baccarat SuperYachtWorld Award

Baccarat SuperYacht World prize goes to Heesen’s 50-metre The 2017 Baccarat SuperYacht World Trophy was presented this evening to the captain on behalf of the owner of the new 50-metre Heesen Home at the Monaco Yacht Show yesterday evening. The award celebrates not only an incredible yacht packed with ground-breaking technology, but also the work…

95-metre Lürssen Kismet arrives in London |  | news

95-metre Lürssen Kismet arrives in London

The superyacht is docked in Canary Wharf. Amid the towering skyscrapers of London’s Canary Wharf this week is the 95-metre Lürssen Kismet. Moored in West India Dock, the superyacht passed the O2 Arena before having to navigate the narrow entrance and lock before tying up in the heart of London’s financial district. On Sunday the…

Six must-see yachts at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017 |  | news

Six must-see yachts at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017

The Cannes show is the traditional start of the boat show season. Now in its 40th year, we take a look at 5 yachts to not miss in the Vieux Port. Willow, Benetti This 42-metre Benetti was launched this year, and is part of the Italian yard’s successful 140′ Veloce series. With a modern interior…

Heesen delivers 55-metre Laurentia |  | news

Heesen delivers 55-metre Laurentia

Heesen’s steel-and-aluminium fast-displacement 55-metre has been christened by her owners and delivered Heesen has delivered the 55-metre Laurentia, YN 17755, formerly known as Project Alida. During sea trials in the North Sea, held at the beginning of August in moderate sea conditions, Laurentia exceeded her contractual speed in reaching 16.6 knots. “The vessel proved to…

Feadship Venus comes home |  | news

Feadship Venus comes home

Iconic 78-metre joins other Feadships at birthplace for autumn refit The iconic 78-metre Feadship Venus – commissioned by the late Steve Jobs, designed by Philippe Starck and launched in 2012 – has returned home to Feadship’s Makkum yard for her five-year Lloyd’s certification and various upgrades. This heralds the start of a hectic spell for…

Damen sells 75-metre SeaXplorer |  | news

Damen sells 75-metre SeaXplorer

Damen has sold its second SeaXplorer expedition yacht, a 75-metre. The Damen SeaXplorer range, which runs from 55 metres to 100 metres, offers superyacht comforts with true expedition capabilities. The range was developed with input from superyacht exploration specialists EYOS Expeditions, and the first example, a 65-metre, was sold last year. Damen is the parent…

On board 118-metre Vitality concept |  | news

On board 118-metre Vitality concept

New interior renderings of the 118-metre Vitality concept reveal a yacht that offers a host of guest options The 118-metre Vitality concept from Berlin design house T. Fotiadis has been created with a flexible guest experience in mind, with exterior areas that offer plenty of different possibilities. For example, the beach club, which uses the…

The technical marvels of Pink Gin IV |  | news

The technical marvels of Pink Gin IV

The 53.9-metre from Baltic Yachts puts the emphasis on the guest experience as well as sailing performance The silver-hulled 53.9-metre Baltic 175 Pink Gin IV, which was delivered in July, is the biggest carbon-fibre custom-built sloop ever built. She features a straight stem, a counter stern and a torpedo-style lifting bulb keel. Naval architecture is…

Hartman Yachts unveils explorer ranges |  | news

Hartman Yachts unveils explorer ranges

Hartman Yachts, part of the Dutch Hartman Marine Group, has unveiled two new ranges of yachts from 24 to 42 metres The first of the two new ranges from Hartman Yachts is the Amundsen expedition yacht (above and below), available in a number of LOAs up to 42 metres. Fittingly – given that the range…

Riva 110 set for autumn debut |  | news

Riva 110 set for autumn debut

Latest Riva flybridge yacht builds on success of the 100 Corsaro Making her debut at this autumn’s boat shows is the flagship of Riva’s glassfibre fleet, the Riva 110. She builds on the success of the Riva 100 Corsaro. The 34-metre yacht’s exterior styling by Officina Italiana Design has been refreshed, and she’s sporting, eye-catching…

Build of 68-metre Days under way |  | news

Build of 68-metre Days under way

Construction of the 68-metre Days is progressing well, with delivery scheduled for the end of next year The 68-metre Days is the first model in CCN Yachting’s Ice Yachts range, and is being built in collaboration with AES Yacht. Exterior styling and interior design is by Hot Lab, with naval architecture by Endaze Marine Engineering….

Bilgin launches 48-metre Nerissa |  | news

Bilgin launches 48-metre Nerissa

The yacht took 23 months to build at the Turkish yard. Turkish yard Bilgin has announced the launch of 48-metre Nerissa, just two years after build started. Unique Yacht Design was responsible for her exterior lines while H2 Yacht Design did the interior spaces. The graceful exterior design is on a steel hull and aluminium…

CRN Superconero set for 2018 launch |  | news

CRN Superconero set for 2018 launch

The build of CRN’s Zuccon-designed 50-metre is well under way, with launch set for next winter The steel-and-aluminium 50-metre CRN Superconero features exterior styling and interior design by Zuccon International Project, with CRN’s Interiors & Design Department co-operating on the interior. The yacht, which comes in under 500 GRT, features a balcony that can be…

Lürssen confirms 85-metre Areti for Monaco Yacht Show |  | news

Lürssen confirms 85-metre Areti for Monaco Yacht Show

The superyacht was delivered on the 19th July following her sea trials. Areti launched from German yard Lürssen in April 2017 and was delivered to her new owners on the 19th July after completing her sea trials. Known during her build as Project Sasha, the 85-metre superyacht has both exterior and interior styling from the…

Feadship enjoys refit success |  | news

Feadship enjoys refit success

The yard undertook four big projects over the winter season. Feadship has recently delivered four Feadships back to their owners after undertaking an extensive refit on each, bringing them back to like-new condition. Aurora, Cipitouba, Drizzle and Tatasu all underwent work at the hands of the Dutch yard, varying from entire engine room rebuilds to…

Marcato: ready for summer adventures |  | news

Marcato: ready for summer adventures

Distinctive 43-metre charter yacht, fresh from an extensive refit, is chartering this summer in New England After chartering at the America’s Cup this summer, the distinctive 43-metre Marcato, built at Hike Metal Products in 2006, will be cruising around New England. She is available through Bluewater Yachting. “This yacht is so spacious! There are so…

37-metre Lady Lillian delivered by Benetti |  | news

37-metre Lady Lillian delivered by Benetti

The yacht is the latest of the successful Benetti Classic 121. Lady Lillian is the latest of the Italian yard’s Benetti Classics and is the 32nd yacht to in the 121 range to be successfully delivered. The 37-metre yacht has a fibreglass hull and superstructure, with exterior design by Stefano Righini and interiors by François…

Ocea X47: The contemporary commuter yacht |  | news

Ocea X47: The contemporary commuter yacht

Ocean Independence is partnering with Ocea Yachts to build the 47-metre Ocea X47 With exterior styling by Michel Joubert, who died last year, and an interior by Franck Darnet, the 47-metre all-aluminium Ocea X47 is a thoroughly modern, superyachting take on the traditional commuter yacht, and now the Ocea Yachts yard is partnering with Ocean…

Majesty 155 success with repeat owner |  | news

Majesty 155 success with repeat owner

The 155 is the owner’s fourth Gulf Craft-delivered superyacht. Sehamia is the latest Majesty 155 from UAE-based Gulf Craft, and is the owner’s fourth superyacht by yard. “Each yacht I’ve bought from Gulf Craft has been a joy to own,” he says. “The build quality is outstanding and clients are treated with the utmost consideration….