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  • 50-metre yacht White delivered by Heesen

    The Dutch yard Heesen announced the delivery of YN 18250 White. At 50 metres, with a Gross Tonnage just below the 500GT threshold, this semi-displacement motor yacht is the latest in the award-winning 5000 Aluminium class. The exterior lines are by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, while Cristiano Gatto was responsible for the interior design. Also, 51-metre full-custom Irisha delivered by Heesen.

  • Is this yacht coming from another dimension? 65-...

    George Lucian is a Monaco-based designer and artist, who presented his latest yacht concept after last year's motor yacht “Dare To Dream”, the airship carrier superyacht, and sailing yacht “Project Origami”, the mega sailing yacht inspired from the art of origami and traditional Asian vessels.

  • 70-metre Greta & 40-metre GCX40 concepts by...

    Misha Merzliakov Yacht Design is a studio that artistically turns dreams into reality. The Brisbane-based creative designer is capable of taking your vision and applying some crafty ‘out of the box’ thinking to arrive at a solution.   The studio offers Exterior Design, Styling, Interior Design & Naval Architecture for luxury yacht/superyacht new build, refit and repair for both motor yachts and sailing yachts.

     

  • Azimut Yachts among the protagonist at the...

    After the great success of the first edition, Azimut Yachts choses the Versilia Yachting Rendez-vous for the official ‘on water’ debut of the 2018 novelties, the Atlantis 51 and the Azimut 55 Fly, which so much curiosity have received in the previous months. Many other yachts will be there, including the Azimut S7 and the Azimut Grande 27 METRI. Over all, there will be 10 models by the Avigliana shipyard on display.

  • 54-metre Mangusta Gransport yacht El Leon...

    54-metre superyacht from Mangusta Gransport 54 range El Leon has been launched by Overmarine at their Pisa facility, in the Navicelli area. It's the first ship of the Overmarine's new fast displacement line in aluminium. These are ships that can combine long range and high performance in displacement mode with high speeds. The delivery is scheduled to the owner later this year. Overmarine first revealed the concept for the Gransport range at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show.

  • Ahoy Club set to streamline yacht chartering...

    Ahoy Club, the new, UK-based startup, brainchild of Australian entrepreneur, Ian Malouf is set to launch in May to offer a simpler way to book yacht charters. Focused on cutting out redundant fees, speeding up the process and offering a larger inventory, Ahoy will launch just in time for the 2018 summer season.

  • American Yacht Club Spring Series Regatta

    The Spring weather arrived just in time for the 2018 American Yacht Club Spring Series Regatta. Nearly 70 boats from the entire northeast set sail from Milton Point for the first weekend of racing.

  • Russian billionaire lists 68-metre yacht Triple...

    Russian billionaire Alexander Abramov is the owner of 68-metre yacht Triple Seven. He is one of the two heads of Evraz company with net worth of $5,6 billion. Triple Seven was listed for sale through Burgess with the asking price of € 44,900,000 in March, 2018. In 2013 Alexander Abramov bought Triple Seven for €39,750,000. She is a winner of 2007 International Superyacht Society Awards in Best Power 43m+ category.

  • Wajer Yachts Launches the Wajer 55 S

    Wajer Yachts in the Netherlands has unveiled its latest motoryacht model, the Wajer 55 S. Eighteen months after the release of the flagship Wajer 55, this sportier version is based upon a centre console concept. The new model has the same hull as the Wajer 55, but with a completely different deck layout. This gives the boat an even more dynamic look and room for all kinds of watersport toys. This combination of sportiness, luxury and comfort is why Wajer is calling the new model a Sports Utility Yacht.

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MSC Seaview Comes into Service

With just a few days to go until MSC Seaview comes into service, excitement is reaching an all-time high among cruise guests, travel agent partners, port officials and the broader industry. 

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Epic 136-metre Project Shu megayacht ready to be delivered

In January 2017, YachtHarbour announced that there are at least six 100m+ megayachts under construction at Lurssen. In December 2017, Lurssen floated out new 130m+ Project Shu. Later, Lurssen 130m+ Lightning and 130m Shu: more pics and video were published.
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Monaco Grand Prix 2018, $500 million yacht and celebrities

The Monaco Grand Prix is the one race of the year that every driver dreams of winning. Like the Indy 500 or Le Mans, it stands alone, almost distinct from the sport from which it was born. A combination of precision driving, technical excellence and sheer bravery is required to win in Monte Carlo, facets which highlight the differences between the great and the good in Formula 1.
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$100-million 82-metre Saddam's megayacht becomes a sailor's hotel

Basrah Breeze was built in 1981 by Danish shipyard Helsingor Vaerft for then president of Iraq Saddam Hussein and was launched as Qadissiyat Saddam (the name is a reference to a 7th century battle in which Arabs triumphed over Persia).  The yacht's current captain - Hussein Ghazi Khalifa said the cost of yacht at that time was $25 million, but now it would cost approximately $100 million to build such a superyacht.

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