Arguably the main yacht show in the United States, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is set to start to start on the 1st of November and last for a total of 5 days. Earlier this year Informa, the parent company of the Monaco Yacht Show, spent $133 million to acquire a portfolio of shows, which included FLIBS. We now look at the largest yachts on display at the upcoming show.

#1 TV



Length: 78m (255 ft) 

Yard: Lurssen (2008)

Asking price: €92,000,000

Originally built as Madsummer for American billionaire, Jeffrey Soffer in 2008, the yacht was later reportedly sold to her current Mexican owner and renamed TV. She was then listed for sale in September 2014 asking €130,000,000, with a price reduction to €92 million in July 2016. She has remained on the brokerage market.

With a length of 78.4 meters (257 ft), TV was built by Lurssen to an exterior design by Espen Oeino and an interior by Alberto Pinto. The yacht is capable of accommodating 18 guests in 10 cabins and carries a crew of 27. Amongst the yacht's key features are a large spa pool, a massage room and a master cabin with a panoramic view.

From a technical standpoint, TV is powered by twin Caterpillar engines giving her a maximum speed of 18 knots and allowing her to cruise for up to 6,000 nautical miles at 12 knots. TV is available for charter  from €850,000 per week.



Length: 72.25m (237 ft) 

Yard: Abeking & Rasmussen (2016)

Weekly rate: from €750,000 per week

The explorer superyacht Cloudbreak, built by Abeking & Rasmussen in 2016, owes her name to a big wave in Fiji that very few surfers dare defy. For a good reason, she is often described as a high-tech floating chalet, able to accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins within her interior space, designed by Christian Liaigre. 

Her amenities, conceived to suit the lifestyle of a young and adventurous owner, include playing, airfield, comfort and party zones, as well as a research and sports center. Cloudbreak is a substantial go-anywhere vessel with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.




Length: 65m (213 ft) 

Yard: Codecasa (2016)

Asking price: $45,550,000

Designed by the Codecasa team, Double Down features a high-quality stabilization system to ensure maximum stability while cruising or at anchor. Twelve guests are accommodated in 8 staterooms, including a master suite, five double staterooms and three twin cabins. 

The main deck’s salon is home to a grand piano, accented by rich mahogany and sumptuous furnishings. She accommodates 20 crew members. Her alluring features include a four-deck glass elevator, fully outfitted gym, movie theater, upper deck dining area with bi-fold sliding glass doors allowing 270-degree views, eight-person Jacuzzi, large sun beds and shaded lounging on aft bridge deck.

#4   SuRi



Length: 63.7m (209 ft) 

Yard: Halter Marine (1978 / 2007)

Asking price: $43,900,000

Converted into a superyacht in 2007, Suri may have an unconventional layout, but she was fitted with arguably more toys than any other yacht of her size. Found chartering in destinations such as South East Asia, Antarctica and Tahiti, she prefers to explore off the beaten track.

Accommodating up to 12 guests in 8 cabins, Suri was extended amidst ship in 2012 by 11 meters, which extended her sundeck, arguably the nicest area on the yacht, and extended the helipad. Amongst the yacht's special features are a large cinema room on the lower deck with a glass-bottom floor to observe the fish and an observational lounge on top of the bridge.

#5  Apogee



Length: 62.5m (205 ft) 

Yard: Codecasa (2003)

Asking price: $24,950,000

One of the largest yachts ever built by Italian shipyard, Codecasa, Apogee was delivered in 2003 and currently charters from $275,000 per week. She was last refitted in 2013. With 6 cabins for a total of 12 guests, Apogee has a maximum speed of 14.5 knots, powered by twin Caterpillar engines of 2,260hp each.




Length: 62m (203 ft) 

Yard: Benetti (2010)

Asking price: $29,950,000

Built by Benetti, the Italian superyacht gigafactory, Mine Games has a steel hull with an aluminum superstructure. Notable features include an elevator that accesses all decks, an air-conditioned gym, a baby grand piano, a beach garage, a helicopter landing pad and a master suite on the bow with an 180 degree view.

#7  Rock.It



Length: 60m (198 ft) 

Yard: Feadship (2014)

Asking price: €70,000,000

The newest Feadship of her class currently on the market, Rock.It was built for an experienced yacht owner who custom designed her for personal, charter and corporate use. Reaching a top speed of 15 knots, she can accommodate a total of 10 guests.

Latest News

43-meter superyacht Agora III launched by ISA
Italian yacht builder ISA Yachts has announced that 43-meter superyacht Agora III has been successfully launched at their facility in Ancona, Italy. The yacht comes from the yard's Alloy 43-meter series and was comissioned in 2017. Even ISA Yacht's CEO - Giuseppe Palumbo attended the launch of the superyacht, as well as another company representatives.Agora III is built from all-aluminium, with exterior and interior design by Luca Dini and naval architecture by Francesco Rogantin. Accommodation on board is up to 10 guests and the yacht has ability of reaching a top speed of 19 knots. Now, Agora III will undergo her sea trials, just before her delivery to Japan. It makes sense that Agora III is replacement for 32-meter Horizon-built Agora II.
63-meter superyacht North Star launched
63-meter superyacht North Star has been recently launched in Turkey. Espen Oeino has been responsible for the exterior design of the yacht, while RWD designed the interior. With the beam of 11.5 metres and more than 1400 GT volume, accommodation on board is for 12 guests in 6 cabins, with the crew quarters for 17 people.Simon Goldsworthy of Edmiston, said : "The owner intends to put her on the charter market with Edmiston this summer, and with her massive volume and a stunning interior, she’s sure to prove very popular with charterers. Once she has been fully sea-trialled and delivered, the intention is that she will make her yachting industry debut at the MYBA charter show in April.”
Baglietto reveals the lines of the 40-meter hull
Italian yacht builder Baglietto has revealed the lines of the new 40-meter fully-custom superyacht with an expected delivery in 2020 for an American owner.The exterior lines of this new vessel – which has been developed on a new specifically-designed platform – have been penciled by Horacio Bozzo to reflect its owner sporty, elegant character, while the interior will be in charge of the Italian-London design architect Achille Salvagni , who is a world renowned-winning yacht designer.“We are very proud of this fully custom project – says Michele Gavino, Baglietto’s CEO – it represents another step towards the constructive excellence which is the main goal of all our efforts and again a demonstration of the shipyard’s intention to keep pursuing technical innovation and developing our naval engineering capabilities”.The hull no. 10232 is an example of Baglietto’s total flexibility and takes advantage of its fully-custom production. At Baglietto, Italian design and craftsmanship, recognized all over the world, and the utmost care for customers go hand in hand with cutting-edge technology and performance. Baglietto can rely on a state-of-the-art, entirely renovated shipyard, capable of ensuring an average production rate of 3/4 yachts per year. To date, there are 5 yachts under construction at the modern La Spezia shipyard: a 43 m Fast Line HT; a 55 m yacht designed by Francesco Paszkowski Design, to be completed in 2019; a 54 m craft and this 40 m vessel, both with exteriors designed by Horacio Bozzo and interiors by Hot Lab and Achille Salvagni, respectively, and both to be delivered in 2020; and – last, but not least – the production on speculation for a third 48 m model in the T-Line, the sister ship of the Silver Fox, has been initiated, with delivery is expected in 2020.
55-meter superyacht Antares launched by Heesen
Dutch shipbuilder Heesen started year with the launch of YN 18455 Project - 55m superyacht Antares. 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We look forward to sharing more images with you as soon as she will leave the shed to undergo rigorous sea trials in the North Sea. #staytuned #launch #FDHF</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">Публикация от <a href="https://www.instagram.com/heesenyachts/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px;" target="_blank"> Heesen Yachts</a> (@heesenyachts) <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2019-01-11T23:18:47+00:00">11 Янв 2019 в 3:18 PST</time></p></div></blockquote> <script async src="//www.instagram.com/embed.js"></script>Francesco Paszkowski created her interior design, while Omega Architects was responsible for exteriors, with the Van Oossanen Naval Architecture design of steel class fast displacement hull form hull.Heesen is planning to launch more 4 superyachts in 2019, with more than 10 currently under construction. Heesen are active in 40-60m yacht segment, but they are more focused now on 50-60m yachts, as they see their potential there, as well as fully-customized yachts up to 80m.
35m and 50m supply vessel concepts by Rosetti
Italian shipyard Rosetti Superyachts and Italian designer Giovanni Ceccarelli made a collaboration and created two supply vessels concepts measuring 35 and 50 metres. "I wanted to create an original exterior profile distinguished by clean, essential lines that eliminate superfluous elements to arrive at a truly timeless design.” Giovanni Ceccarelli, a life-long sailor and yacht architect, loves to start from scratch with a hand sketch when he begins a new design for a shipyard or owner.The new 35m Supply Vessel concept will be built from steel and aluminium together to combine comfort and efficiency. The steel hull forms provide low hydrodynamic resistance. Aluminium for the superstructures and composite materials for the top deck, in order to ensure optimal weight distribution and a low centre of gravity which reduces motions and increases comfort under way.The interior general arrangements offer an owner’s stateroom on the upper deck, with 180-degree views aft through the full-height glazing and a private terrace. Inside, there’s a spacious main salon with dining area; and the forward galley can be directly accessed from the crew quarters. Four ensuite cabins provide comfortable accommodation for 8 guests, on the below deck."On the new 50m Supply Vessel Yacht, hull and superstructures are part and parcel of each other, much like in sailboat design. This is not a simple exercise in ‘redressing’ a standardised platform: the hull lines and the topside's ones are inextricably linked together to give continuity to the whole."The 50-metre concept has a beam of nearly 10 metres, which offers even more interesting layout solutions. The main deck is arranged on two levels and covers a total area of 170 sq/m, including a 13 sq/m infinity pool and expansive beach club. The pool is heated so it can still be enjoyed as a hot tub in colder climates. Alternatively, the space can carry toys or a mini submarine. The tender is housed inside a dedicated garage.”Like on the 35-metre concept, the main deck features a generous open-plan lounge and dining area separated by the staircase and integrated bar unit. The owner’s suite is located on the upper deck overlooking the aft deck. The sun deck is equipped with a Jacuzzi, dining and relaxation area.