Yachting News

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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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

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

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

Ultra-efficient Hybrid Yacht Design Unveiled for Explorers

Posted: 8th Nov 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

For superyacht owners who want to explore further and more efficiently in a vessel which goes beyond paying lip service to green technology, DLBA Naval Architects has unveiled a truly-radical explorer yacht concept with conceptual... Read More

Winch Design and Heesen Unveil 57m XVenture

Posted: 5th Nov 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Winch Design and Heesen gave a taste of the 57m XVenture earlier this year, but were finally able to unveil this ground-breaking concept in full when she was successfully launched last week at The New York Yacht Club and at The Fo... Read More

Majesty Yachts Wins ‘Best of Show’ Award at FLIBS 2019

Posted: 4th Nov 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Majesty Yachts, Dubai's only superyacht builder, was presented the NBC Sports ‘Best of Show’ award during the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Entering the US market for the first time, the company debuted the ... Read More

Ferretti Group Leads the way at FLIBS 2019

Posted: 31st Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Ferretti Group is celebrating the 60th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with a fleet of 16 boats including two premieres for the American market, and many new projects and novelties that captured the attentio... Read More

Busy Times for Van Der Valk Shipyard

Posted: 28th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Premium Dutch motoryacht builder Van der Valk has enjoyed a very successful couple of months as its newly delivered Raised Pilothouse Jangada was one of the stars of the show at Cannes Yachting Festival, as was the launch model in... Read More

Dubai-based Majesty Yachts to make US Debut

Posted: 25th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Majesty Yachts, the only superyacht builder in Dubai, is entering the US market for the first time with the debut of the Majesty 140 and Majesty 100 at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Read More

Explore the Maldivian Seas Onboard Rania

Posted: 24th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Velaa Private Island, one of the most coveted escape destinations on the planet, is offering a new luxury experience with Rania, a 60-foot luxury Princess S60 yacht. Guests can now charter Rania, one of the first in the sport coll... Read More

Superyacht Cup Palma Gets High Performance Boost

Posted: 24th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The 2020 edition of the Superyacht Cup Palma will deliver the added excitement of a new performance racing class, presenting superyacht owners with the option of testing their thoroughbred vessels in a classic racing format. Read More

48 Wallytender to make its US debut in Fort Lauderdale

Posted: 23rd Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Following an outstanding reception at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival and Monaco Yacht Show with seven units already sold, the all-new 48 Wallytender will make its American debut at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International ... Read More

Way of Life Victorious at Venice Hospitality Challenge

Posted: 21st Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The sixth edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge took place on Saturday 19th October, with Gašper Vinčec and the maxi Way of Life enjoying their second consecutive victorious Saturday, following on from their win against the ... Read More

Multiple Orders for Williams Jet Tenders’ New Evojet

Posted: 17th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Williams Jet Tenders introduced the Evojet 70, its most advanced and luxurious model to-date, at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, and it has been receiving excellent customer praise and forward orders ever since. Read More

Pip Hare Announces Co-skipper for Transat Jacques Vabre Race

Posted: 14th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Round-the-world sailor Pip Hare has announced her co-skipper for the Transat Jacques Vabre race, Ysbrand Endt. The race is an important qualifying stage for Pip’s bid to compete in the 2020-2021 Vendée Globe with her IMOCA 60 Supe... Read More


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