Yachting News

Contest 55CS Nominated for European Yacht of the Year 2021

Posted: 1st Sep 2020

Written by: Annick Conijn

Contest Yachts has announced that the newly launched 17-metre Contest 55CS has been nominated in the Luxury Cruiser section of the European Yacht of the Year 2021. The sailing trials take place in Kiel, Germany, and the winners are to be announced next January in Düsseldorf. Read More

YPI Offers Eco-Friendly Day Charters on the Cote d'Azur

Posted: 24th Aug 2020

Written by: Lizzie Lynch

Yachting Partners International (YPI) is offering the world’s first eco-friendly day charter in the shape of the 10m Vita X ELECTRIX - a fully electric, high performance, luxury powerboat available on the Cote d'Azur. Read More

Dynamiq Presents the Redesigned 50m GTT 165

Posted: 20th Aug 2020

Written by: Bogdan Gusarev

Dynamiq is proud to present the renewed GTT 165, a 50m superyacht with modern technology and unique design at her core. Designed for those seeking ultimate relaxation, the GTT 165 has a chic Maldivian style interior using a neutral palette with natural woods and stone. Read More

Nemesis One - World’s First Luxury Hydrofoil Catamaran

Posted: 19th Aug 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

Nemesis Yachts debuts with their groundbreaking 332 feet (101 meters) futuristic hydrofoil catamaran design. The ‘NEMESIS ONE’ will be the World’s First Luxury Foiling Multihull, able to break the 50 knots speed barrier, while flying on computer controlled hydrofoils. Read More

Benetti Introduces the Hybrid Giga Yacht Luminosity

Posted: 10th Aug 2020

Written by: Marcello Conti

Benetti FB272 M/Y “Luminosity” is a moving palace of glass with unparalleled views of every landscape. The Giga yacht's spectacular exterior design is a collaboration between Zaniz Jakubowski, Andrew Langton and Giorgio M. Cassetta. Read More

Highfield Boats Reveals Images of New 2021 Sport Range

Posted: 3rd Aug 2020

Written by: Marina Johnson

Leading aluminium RIB manufacturer Highfield Boats has revealed the first images of the company’s much anticipated 2021 Sport range. Advanced hull design provides superb handling, while an all new Italian-influenced interior design is visible across the range. Read More

Tommaso Spadolini on his New 42m Cantiere Delle Marche MY Crowbridge

Posted: 31st Jul 2020

Written by: Tommaso Spadolini

Following the launch of 42-metre MY Crowbridge by Cantiere delle Marche, designer Tommaso Spadolini reveals firsthand some insights into her exterior profile and interior layout. She has a top speed of 15 knots and an economic cruising speed of 10 knots. Read More

Argo Yachting Awarded Saxdor Franchise for Spain and Northern Germany

Posted: 30th Jul 2020

Written by: Rob Seabourne

Argo Yachting, the world’s largest distributor of Princess Yachts, has been awarded exclusive distribution rights to market the Finnish designed Saxdor Yachts in the Baltic coast of Germany and the Spanish territories of the Balearics, Malaga, Puerto Banus and Sotogrande. Read More

Van der Valk Introduces New 30-metre Explorer Concept

Posted: 30th Jul 2020

Written by: Van der Valk

Combining an adventurous, rugged ambience with graceful lines and shapes, this stylish Explorer also features a wealth of interior space. With her fast displacement hull, this is a boat designed to travel at speed. Read More

Benetti Delivers the First 44m Diamond 145

Posted: 25th Jul 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

Benetti is proud to announce the delivery of the first Diamond 145 unit, the new Class category flagship, a 44m superyacht marrying tradition and innovation, with exterior lines by Giorgio M. Cassetta and interior design by Benetti’s Interior Style Department. Read More

Wally's new 43wallytender to be Unveiled at Cannes Yachting Festival 2020

Posted: 20th Jul 2020

Written by: Monica Paolazzi

Ferretti Group has announced the latest addition to its growing offering of fast, fun and stylish luxury tenders from Wally, the 43wallytender, which will be unveiled at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2020, 8-13 September.   Read More

Bilgin Yachts' 80m MY Tatiana Excels in Sea Trials

Posted: 10th Jul 2020

Written by: Yildirim Bilgen

The 80m motor yacht Tatiana, the first hull of the Bilgin 263 series, and the largest yacht ever built by a Turkish shipyard, has exceeded expectations during sea trials in Istanbul and is now getting ready for photoshoots later this month. Read More

Alva Yachts Introduces Ocean Eco 90 All-electric Catamaran

Posted: 2nd Jul 2020

Written by: Gloria Belloni

The 27m solar catamaran Ocean Eco 90 will be ready by the last quarter of 2021 and will have virtually unlimited range. Engineers and technicians are completing the molds for hull and superstructure and the catamaran will be available with hybrid or full electric propulsion. Read More

Ferretti Yachts Reveals its Biggest Ever Flagship

Posted: 29th Jun 2020

Written by: Giovanni Bogetto

With a length of 100 feet, the breath-taking new Ferretti Yachts flagship takes the company into uncharted territory. Majestic, versatile and suitable for all markets, Ferretti Yachts 1000 has reshaped spaces and changed the whole approach to life on board. Read More

Bering Yachts Announces Sale of 45m Superyacht

Posted: 23rd Jun 2020

Written by: Elena Kanburoglu

Bering Yachts has confirmed the sale of a Bering 145 - a full-custom 45-metre superyacht designed by Bering Yachts’ in-house team of naval architects and engineers - for delivery in January 2022. It has a full displacement steel hull of 514 metric tonnes.
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Imperial Announces Launch of Project Blue Marlin

Posted: 15th Jun 2020

Written by: Steve Bailet

Imperial has announced the launch of a new diesel-electric superyacht in collaboration with The Italian Sea Group – Admiral and Sinot Yacht Architecture and Design. The 77m Project Blue Marlin will be a masterpiece in her range, with a delivery programmed for 2023. Read More

Gulf Craft Continues Work While Adapting to the New Normal

Posted: 15th Jun 2020

Written by: Mahmoud Itani

As Gulf Craft gradually adapts to the new normal, the Emirates pioneer builder of luxury yachts and leisure boats is looking at advancing its operations and management while adopting new technology that fits its new strategy amid this pandemic. Read More

Two Models Under Construction at Johnson Yachts

Posted: 10th Jun 2020

Written by: Elisa Corti

Taiwanese yacht manufacturer Johnson Yachts celebrated its 30-year anniversary as a luxury yacht builder last year, and while 2020 has not panned out the way anyone expected, the shipyard does not intend for its 31st year to be delayed by coronavirus. Read More

Evo Yachts and Valerio Rivellini to Launch Velar 78

Posted: 9th Jun 2020

Written by: Angela Maisto

In December 2019, designer Valerio Rivellini launched a new concept for a stunningly innovative 70-foot motor yacht that also incorporates the strengths of a sailboat. This concept has been transformed into a working project through a collaboration with Evo Yachts. Read More

Iguana Yachts Launches Iguana Day Limo

Posted: 8th Jun 2020

Written by: SYTT

A 9.2m amphibious tender with capacity for 12 guests and a max speed on the water of 40 knots, she is just 1.75m high and fits even the slimmest of superyacht garages. Her retracting canopy offers protection from the elements for guests to ride in total comfort.
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Numarine Launches Three 26XP Expeditions Yachts on Same Day

Posted: 5th Jun 2020

Written by: Alexander Razinkov

Numarine, the European high-performance motor-yacht shipyard headquartered in Istanbul, has doubled the fleet of the successful compact explorer model and made three more owners happy – all on the first day of summer. Read More

U Boat Navigator Relaunched After a Major Refit

Posted: 5th Jun 2020

Written by: Tina Collins

West Nautical has revealed U Boat Navigator’s new updates which, after undergoing a major refit just in time for the summer, now looks like a brand new vessel. She is the perfect solution to a standalone explorer charter or as a charter support vessel to another superyacht. Read More

SY Irelanda Joins YPI Charter Fleet

Posted: 4th Jun 2020

Written by: Francesca Eaton

Yachting Partners International are delighted to announce that 31.9m Irelanda has joined the YPI charter fleet. Irelanda was launched in 1996 By New Zealand shipyard Alloy Yachts and awarded winner of the Showboats award for Best Sailing Yacht under 36m at the time. Read More

A First Look at the new 62-metre Project 794 Superyacht

Posted: 3rd Jun 2020

Written by: Steve Bailet

Project 794, built in collaboration with Nobiskrug, is the second project in a row developed with the German shipyard in which Imperial act as Owner’s Representative and Build Supervisor throughout the entire construction process. Read More

Italian Vessels Superyacht unveiled by Tommaso Spadolini Under Construction

Posted: 3rd Jun 2020

Written by: Alice Paniccia

I’ve known Mario Parigi, the CEO and founder of Italian Vessels, for many years and was delighted when he and his two sons approached me to design a new project.
We came up with two 28.5-metre displacement yachts based on the same hull lines by Umberto Tagliavini.
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Eight Solar Electric Catamarans Under Construction at Silent Yachts

Posted: 28th May 2020

Written by: Alexander Razinkov

Austrian company Silent Yachts has eight solar-electric catamarans under construction at shipyards, including one SILENT 55, four SILENT 60 and three SILENT 80, the 24-meter flagship model of the entire range. Read More

Van der Valk and Hot Lab Team up on Interior Design Project

Posted: 13th Mar 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Dutch yachtbuilder Van der Valk has announced a cooperation with Italian yacht design company Hot Lab to create two sumptuous styles for the new Van der Valk Pilot series that will ensure a superlative level of interior comfort for these contemporary explorer superyachts. Read More

Bilgin Yachts Launches Turkey’s Largest Yacht

Posted: 24th Feb 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Bilgin Yachts of Turkey is proud to announce the launch of the first hull of the 80 metre Bilgin 263 series, the largest yacht ever built by a Turkish shipyard so far, which will now be outfitted and ready for delivery in spring/summer of 2020. Read More

Pershing Presents the TØ Project

Posted: 21st Nov 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Pershing, the leading builder of Made in Italy sports yachts that has been designing, producing and selling open, coupé and sport-fly luxury motor yachts for over 30 years, has announced the launch of the TØ project, ushering in a... Read More

Pip Hare Completes Transat Jacques Vabre

Posted: 18th Nov 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Pip Hare and her teammate Ysbrand Endt have completed the Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV), finishing just minutes ahead of their closest rival. Pip’s boat Superbigou crossed the finish line at 17:26 UTC on 14th November, 10 minutes ah... Read More


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