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Feadship rocks it with its new M/Y ROCK.IT.
Feadship launched ROCK.IT, an impressive 60.35 meters motoryacht, costume-built, that challenged all laws of superyachting construction but it still was possible. This is the first superyacht that features the application of an intuitive control and maneuvering system developed for naval applications. ROCK.IT was absolutely born to rock: she combines a sporty, bold, exterior design, with a classic but still modern interior design.
Heesen Yachts - The long-awaited M/Y Elena
The long-awaited M/Y Elena, formerly Y/N 16847, from the Heesen Yachts family is finally delivered!Founded in 1978, Heesen Yachts set the record for being the first Dutch shipyard to employ aluminum alloy for the building of yacht hulls, and since then they don't cease to surprise us with their innovative spirit. Their latest introduction into the boat world is the long-awaited M/Y Elena, formerly known as Y/N 16847. She makes justice to everything that Heesen Yachts represent: innovation, state-of-the art…
The new Benetti, the M/Y Illusion I, premiers at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show.
The latest of the Benetti's models, the M/Y Illusion I, will be at display in the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show for you to envision the latest in yacht design. This 58 meter extravaganza was built at the Benetti Livorno shipyard and designed, internally and externally, in collaboration with Green & Mingarelli for a European Owner. The M/Y Illusion I embodies to perfection everything a true Benetti is, justifying Benetti's leadership in the over 40 meter displacement hull market. Space, comfort,…
Volvo Ocean Race: a race around the world
The Volvo Ocean Race is about to start its new edition 2014-15 and we are all expecting this thrilling experience. On the October 11 the super yachts will start their trip around the world, starting on Alicante, Spain. The teams are preparing themselves to confront rough weather, tough conditions and fearless competitors. Everyone wants to take the first place but those who are more prepared will be the victorious on this battle. This event is one of the most expected…
Monaco Yacht Show 2014, ideal for peeking and chartering.
The countdown has started and the Monaco Yacht Show is already less than a month away. From September 24 to September 27 Port Hercules will shine at the light of the greatest superyachts, the elegance of the guests, and the classiest social events. This is the ultimate event to showcase and view the latest, most supreme superyacths in the world. Burgess will be exposing a truly vast range of options, leading the way by presenting over 10 percent of the…
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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.
Princess has launched the Third Hull of the Acclaimed Princess 40M!
Following the global success of the first Princess 40M, Princess Yachts are delighted to announce that Hull #3 has now been launched at our historic South Yard site as she enters into the final completion and commissioning schedule.
Vitters Mystère, design made for the stylishly modern
Mystère is the uncompromised outcome of a design brief to create a truly integrated modern and stylish yacht. Her 190-ton displacement extends over the 39-metre waterline, offering an ideal marriage of speed and ease of handling. Mystère is stylish, with a clean, linear architecture and clear sightlines from the helm and cockpit.
The PS26 was introduced at MYS13!
Alloy Yachts has recently developed in collaboration with Philippe Briand, a phenomenal 46m fully engineered turnkey, coupled with a variety of interior design options to be chosen by the owner. The PS46's aim is to provide the owner of high quality, built to their personal tastes but avoiding the time and cost a full personalized project demands. The shipyard is prepared to begin the construction of the vessel immediately, with the possibilities of reduced building time if necessary and of a race regatta upgrade if desired. This phenomenal project was presented at the recent Monaco Yacht Show 2013.
The CNB 43.2, a gentleman's superacht design
This motor yacht offers modern light open spaces with relaxing connections to exterior decks. The Wetzels Brown Partners approach to flexibility in the furniture design allows the main deck to be easily transformed from a classic lounge layout to a large area of connected spaces for true outdoor living - lounging, bar, barbeque, personal cinema and alfresco dinning. In the Wetzels Brown Partners design concept, the style of the yacht is not defined by a 'look' but by the client's personal lifestyle. In this custom yacht you can incorporate your preferences for true customization of detailing, materials and colours.
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.