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Heesen Yachts Launches 50-Mater Superyacht, Sibelle
Heesen Yachts has announced that it will launch a new 50-meter motor yacht, named Sibelle, at the end of February. Although the company plans further extensive testing in the North Sea, it expects to deliver Sibelle to her owner on time. Heesen Yachts worked closely with Sibelle's owner to achieve a unique design that maximizes comfort and efficiency. The owner, who has plenty of experience traveling the world by yacht, wanted to avoid a Fast Displacement Hull Form, replacing it…
Another Heesen’s beauty launched: M/Y ASYA!
Last December, the 47metre project, YN 16947, product of a joint work by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects and Bannenberg & Rowell studio, was finally launched at Oss facilities. Its name, M/Y Asya, can be seen in bright gold from far away in the middle of this colossal superyacht, as this was how her owners christened her throughout a private ceremony. Some of her pictures have been unveiled and are available at the end of this article.
Feadship 83m Savannah, one of the few Hybrid Superyachts
After three years of intense designing and building, Feadship announced the launch of Savannah, an 83.5-meter vessel noted as the world's first hybrid superyacht. The motor yacht launched from Feadship's yard in Aalsmeer, Netherlands. Savannah's owner celebrated the event with a James Bond-themed festival in honor of the dedicated engineers, designers, and craftsmen who dedicated years of their lives to the special yacht. Feadship created Savannah to compete with some of the world's most eco-friendly yachts. She gets her environmentally…
Lurssen delivers 104m Quantum Blue Superyacht
The latest Tim Heywood design, the magnificent 104 m Quantum Blue, has been recently delivered and it's getting ready for her maiden voyage next spring. Her older sister, Pelorus, a 115 m superyacht who has also come from the pen of Tim Heywood, has already undergone her refit. Spotless, these two glamorous princesses have offered these days an astounding view, both hovering in the cold water of Lurssen shipyards in Bremen.
St. Barth’s Newport Bucket Regattas change hands
The legendary superyacht sailing event, first launched in 1986 as a small race held by seven yacht owners and friends, has changed hands to the industry. After four years handling the event, Peter Craig has passed the baton to four well-known titanics: Perini Navi, Royal Huisman, Vitters and Rybovich. After being long term supporters of the event, these four renowned shipyard brands have proudly taken the challenge.
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Have a look into the future with AeroMobil 3.0 at Top Marques Monaco 2015
Not an eagle, not a plane, not a car... it's AeroMobil 3.0, the flying roadster that turns from a car into a plane and from a plane into a car, all in one in just a few seconds. After debuting at the world-known Pioneers Festival in Vienna, where entrepreneurship, technology and innovation are celebrated every year, AeroMobil 3.0 reaches Monaco and gets his VIP pass for the most exclusive super car show of the globe, Top Marques Monaco.Dim lights Embed Embed this video on your siteWritten on Thursday, 22 January 2015 17:16 in News Read more...
73m Perini Navi Grace E, innovative desing and pedigree
The Perini Navi Group, one of the leaders in the design and construction of large sailing and motor yachts, has launched Grace E. This is a 73 meters, Picchiotti motor yacht that captivates the crowd's attention with only one look. Picchiotti is famous for its design, engineering and high production standards; qualities that it shares with the rest of the Perini Navi Group.
Comanche, built to be the fastest
Comanche is a majestic 100-foot carbon superyacht, designed by Hodgdon specifically for races. Hodgdon earned the reputation of "heirloom boar" for more than extraordinary looks and this awesome race vessel will prove it in short when she visit Sydney, Australia. Although the data of Comanche's performance is being kept under wraps, racing skipper Ken Read has been seen wearing a big smile lately, so we may figure out that this amazing superyacht is already starting to deliver impressive performances.
The Volvo Ocean Race: The world's toughest ocean race
The audience is eager to receive the new edition of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15.On October 11th this thrilling and exciting experience where you can get in touch with the real yachting life, will take place in the toughest race around the world starting in Alicante, Spain and touring through the Atlantic Ocean.
CNB 39.5 superyacht design, efficiency and autonomy
A very special project - and the result of the work of one of the best-known German engineering companies for naval architecture and yacht design in collaboration with CNB, the leading French shipyard for super yachts, the CNB 39.5 is unique in the super yacht industry: It is one of the first fly bridge motor yachts in the 40 meter range, equipped with conventional engines, that reaches a speed of over 38 km. This performance is normally the privilege of yachts with surface-drives, gas turbines and/or jets.
Superyacht of the day: Hessen 70' Satori
The first of the new 50 metre aluminium semi-displacement series from Heesen, Satori is the ultimate combination of performance and efficiency. A precisely calculated Heesen hull means that less power is required to achieve a given speed – and less power means less fuel used. This makes Satori not only the fastest yacht of her size and style, but also the most efficient.