The Man Behind the Next Generation VOR One Design

Posted: 15th Apr 2017

Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

Guillaume Verdier is working on plans for the next generation Volvo Ocean Race One Design and the final decision between a monohull vs. multihull is just weeks away. French born Verdier shares his insight into the design process, ... Read More

Yacht Design: Shining a Light on Southampton with Giles Barkley

Posted: 5th Feb 2017

Written by: Karen Hockney

When it comes to choosing the right degree course for a career in superyacht design or production, there aren’t many institutions worldwide that can compete with the two Yacht Design and Production degrees taught at Southampton So... Read More

Lujac Desautel's Yacht Concept 'La Petite Terrace'

Posted: 15th May 2016

Written by: OnboardOnline

Lujac Desautel was one of six finalists for The Young Designer of the Year Award 2016, with his stunning 45m concept yacht, 'La Petite Terrace', inspired by the Mediterranean lifestyle and architecture and the work of renowned urb... Read More

Galactica Super Nova

Posted: 18th Mar 2016

Written by: Sabrina Monte Carlo

As the exclusive suppliers of indoor and outdoor furnishings for the newly launched 70 meters FDHF superyacht Project Kometa, Sabrina Monte-Carlo was delighted to attend last Thursday launch and christening of Galactica Super Nova... Read More

Heesen's Largest Superyacht Galactica Super Nova

Posted: 11th Mar 2016

Written by: Holland Yachting Group

Heesen Yachts is delighted to announce the launch of the largest yacht in its fleet to date, the 70m FDHF superyacht Project Kometa. The owners have christened their new yacht Galactica Super Nova. Read More

Concept Design: 42m M/Y Continuum

Posted: 12th Feb 2016

Written by: Andrew Trujillo

Andrew Trujillo and Adam Younger unveil their new 42m motor yacht Continuum, combining a conventional layout with contemporary design built for speed. Read More

The Ultimate Explorer Yacht for Transoceanic Adventurers

Posted: 12th Jan 2016

Written by: Caroline Hillier

A dramatic new style of explorer yacht offering the ultimate experience for the adventurous owner has been created by Nigel Irens Design (NID) and CMN shipyard. This exciting fusion of design talent follows the successful launch a... Read More

Van der Valk Unveils New Continental Five Range

Posted: 17th Dec 2015

Written by: Yoeri Bijker | Van der Valk

Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands has revealed an impressive concept for a new 38-metre explorer yacht. The Continental Five range has been developed in partnership with Guido de Groot in a variety of exterior designs, rang... Read More

Palmer Johnson and Bugatti Launch Joint Luxury Yacht Project

Posted: 4th Dec 2015

Written by: Palmer Johnson

Under license granted by Bugatti, Palmer Johnson has designed a new series of stunning and elegant open carbon-fibre sport yachts, featuring distinctive Bugatti design elements and advanced materials. Read More

Focus Yacht Design Introduce 63m MY Irimari

Posted: 12th Oct 2015

Written by: Focus Yacht Design

The 63m "Irimari", designed by Espen Øino and built by Sunrise Yachts was showcased at Monaco Yacht Show, the world's leading yachting event. The interior design was entrusted to Focus Yacht Design from the very start of the proje... Read More

Azimut Magellano 66

Posted: 8th Oct 2015

Written by: Studio EffeErre

Azimut Magellano 66: a megayacht in just 20 meters that offers the freedom of long range cruises with the comfort and elegance of home. Read More

Advanced A80: a brand new entry in Advanced Yachts ranks

Posted: 18th Sep 2015

Written by: Advanced Yachts

A lively 44’ and an imperial 80’: two big novelties from Advanced Yachts, the most innovative italian brand that in just five years has managed to carve out a position of absolute respect in terms of quality, functionality and rel... Read More

Jimmy Buffett’s Search for Perfect “Surfari” Sailboat is Over

Posted: 15th Sep 2015

Written by: Media Pro International

Jimmy Buffett’s famous lifestyle, delightfully infused with copious amounts of "island escapism," pairs perfectly with the personality of the Surfari 44 that Friendship Yacht Company is presenting in a scaled-back version of its S... Read More

Public Invited to See America’s Newest Tall Ship

Posted: 3rd Sep 2015

Written by: Media Pro International

The 200-foot SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, this country’s newest Tall Ship and one of only 75 Tall Ships in the world designated by Sail Training International as Class A, was a show stopper at last month’s Iberdrola USA Tall Ships® Po... Read More

Introducing: KING BABY

Posted: 3rd Jun 2015

Written by: Yacht Executive Solutions

IAG Yachts is proud to be announcing that the company is launching the 140 foot custom fiberglass motor yacht known as “King Baby” in June, 2015. There will be a launch celebration at the shipyard in Zhuhai, China, at the end of ... Read More

British Companies Behind Yachts of the Year

Posted: 18th May 2015

Written by: British Marine Federation

At this year’s World Superyacht Awards (9 May 2015) UK-based businesses celebrated as their innovations contributed to six yachts picking up eight coveted Neptune trophies. Read More

Zuccon International designs “TESEO”, a new 50m Explorer

Posted: 5th May 2015

Written by: Studio EffeEerre

Appointed by the prestigious CRN shipyard in Ancona to design a new yacht on an existing platform for the Explorer category, the studio founded by architects Gianni and Paola Zuccon presents Teseo, a 50 metre semicustom Expedition... Read More

Azimut|Benetti Group: Double triumph at the Asia boating awards 2015

Posted: 4th May 2015

Written by: Studio EffeeErre

Azimut Grande 95 RPH wins in the best worldwide production motor yacht
(25m and above) category.
Benetti Illusion V wins in the "best yacht design" category.
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FLOW Opens Your World

Posted: 15th Apr 2015

Written by: Vripack

Whenever you intend to travel, FLOW will sail you there in comfort and safety. Designed with the experience of over 7,000 hulls, she has been optimized to roam the seven seas without any restrictions. Read More

Sophisticated Technology at Les Voiles de St Barth This Year

Posted: 30th Mar 2015

Written by: Gaia Coretti

Conceived by the French firm of VPLP Conception/Guillaume Verdier, Comanche was launched at the end of 2014, the same as Rambler 88, designed by architect Juan Kouyoumdjian. Read More

Vripack Designs Brazilian House on Water

Posted: 29th Jan 2015

Written by: Vripack Designs

Conceptualising someone’s new yacht is a special undertaking for any design team. Especially when the owner’s wishes seem crazy at first glance. Read More

Feadship Launches World's First Hybrid Superyacht

Posted: 26th Jan 2015

Written by: Feadship

Feadship has launched the 83.50-metre (273’11”) Savannah, the first superyacht to feature an eco-friendly blend of single diesel engine, three gensets, batteries, propeller, azimuting thruster and a streamlined hull shape. Read More

Solstice 35m Twin Mast Cruising Catamaran

Posted: 17th Dec 2014

Written by: Andrew Trujillo

Solstice is a conceptual catamaran designed by Yacht and Superyacht designer Andrew Trujillo. The British based designer conceived the yacht as a result of conversations with a Naval Architect friend of his who was currently testi... Read More

2015 ShowBoats Design Awards Finalists Announced

Posted: 15th Dec 2014

Written by: Yacht Charter Fleet

The nominations for the 2015 edition of the ShowBoats Design Awards are in and the shortlisted categories see a number of luxury charter yachts in the running to take home a coveted Golden Neptune. Read More

What The Hull? The Uber-Boat Rises

Posted: 1st Dec 2014

Written by: The Sunday Times/Tony Allen-Mills

It may at first glance appear to have capsized, but a bizarre £300m superyacht conceived by Russian and British designers is poised to sail into the maritime history books, writes Tony Allen-Mills. Read More

PM will host Kormaran’s new Transforming Boat

Posted: 28th Nov 2014

Written by: Porto Montenegro

A premium partner of Kormaran, Porto Montenegro will be a host venue for the launch of its new motor yacht. Whilst Kormaran’s prototype is still under construction, it is due to showcase next year at a variety of locations globall... Read More

ISS Design & Leadership Awards 2014

Posted: 31st Oct 2014

Written by: International Superyacht Society (ISS)

ISS (International Superyacht Society) announces winners of the 2014 Design & Leadership Awards, representing superlative achievement, on 29th October at the 24th Anniversary of ISS’s Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read More

New Builds: Functional Crew Mess Design

Posted: 16th Sep 2014

Written by: Superyacht Operating Systems (SOS)

All too often the functional spaces on board a yacht are designed by people who are proficient in design and have the best intentions but have never been crew. Read More

Galactica Star: Changing the Rules of Yacht Design

Posted: 19th Aug 2014

Written by: Jo Morgan

What travels faster than a nuclear submarine, Usain Bolt on a good day, or a dolphin? What’s the same length as a jumbo jet, but is built with aluminium three times as thick? Read More

Wing Ship Superyacht: A Flying Luxury Yacht

Posted: 24th Jul 2014

Written by: Jack Tar Superyacht Charter

What may become the world’s first flying superyacht is undertaking its final development trials in Korea, using Wing in Ground Effect phenomena to fly within two to five metres of the surface. Read More


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