The Monaco Yacht Show remains to this day the main event in the superyacht industry despite rising competition from other venues. A position that Informa, the parent company of the MYS, recently consolidated by acquiring FLIBS and other US-based shows. Ahead of the show's start on September 27, we've created a list of the largest yachts attending the event.
Builder: Oceanco (2017)
The largest yacht ever built in the Netherlands, Jubilee was delivered earlier this year by Oceanco to an exterior design by Igor Lobanov. The yacht can carry a total of 31 guests in 16 cabins catered to by a crew of 45. Key amenities onboard include a swimming pool with a built-in aquarium, a helipad and a large beach club.
Builder: Feadship (2016)
92-meter Aquarius (Project Touchdown) was launched by Feadship in September 2016. The superyacht features a resolutely contemporary exterior design with a number of archetypal Feadship elements, such as a conventional bow and raked superstructure shape. The profile comes from the boards of the Dutch company Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design, which was also responsible for the interior design together with the owner's design team in close cooperation with Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects.
Builder: Lurssen (2017)
Designed throughout by Winch Design, Lurssen's Areti features a large master suite with 8 additional guest suites. Amongst her amenities are an extensive spa area featuring a sauna, a hammam, a jacuzzi and a plunge pool located near to Areti's beach club.
Builder: IHC Holland / Icon Yachts (1974/2016)
Launched in Harlingen in March 2016, 77,4m yacht Legend features naval architecture and exterior styling by Diana Yacht Design, interiors by Thom Beerens and Jan Verkerk. Originally constructed in 1974 by the IHC Holland shipyard, the tranformation into an icebreaking passenger ship with a 1B-Swedish / Finish classification took place at Icon Yachts. Moreover, the vessel was lengthened in the stern by 3,6m, whilst her superstructure was completely redesigned and her mast rebuilt.
One of the most alluring features is Legend's swim platform and a large swimming pool/Jacuzzi. In addition, she has a luxurious submarine for underwater exploration. Other amenities include a fitness room, movie theatre, medical suite, bar and BBQ areas. Performance wise the superyacht is powered by Smit-Bolnes engines, providing her with a top speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 13 knots.
#5 Silver Fast
Builder: Silver Yachts (2015)
The 77m superyacht Silver Fast was launched by Silver Yachts in 2015. The exterior was designed by Espen Oeino, representing the most advanced, eco-fuel efficient vessel in the revolutionary silver series. Silver Fast is the fastest long range cruising yacht-4,500 nautical miles at 18 knots and 6,000 nautical miles at 14 knots with an already proven capability to effortlessly complete long passages in every sea state.
Moreover, this superyacht represents the world's largest and fastest aluminium motor yacht with conventional propulsion in terms of length to speed ratio. Silver Fast is capable of crossing the Atlantic at approximately 22 knots cruising speed.
#6 Cloud 9
Builder: CRN (2017)
Delivered by Italian shipyard CRN, part of Ferretti Group, Cloud 9 became a replacement for her owner's previous 61-meter CMN of the same name. With an exterior by Zuccon and an interior by Winch Design, Cloud 9 is able to accommodate up to 16 guests (12 when chartering) in a master suite, a VIP suite and 6 guest cabins catered to by a crew of 22.
#7 Project 783
Builder: Nobiskrug (2010)
Designed by Reymond Langton Design studio with contemporary interior conceptualised and furnished by the renowned designer Mark Berryman, the 73,5-meter built in Germany by Nobiskrug was formerly known as Flying Fox.
Among her features are a luxury beach club, gym on Sun deck, fully equipped private indoor cinema and its outdoor sister. The vessel offers accommodation for 12 guests (cruising and sleeping) in six cabins.
#8 Martha Ann
Builder: Lurssen (2008)
70.2m Martha Ann was built for Warren E Halle and is the latest of three yachts commissioned by the American entrepreneur from Lurssen. Refitted in 2014, the yacht is classified by Lloyds and MCA compliant. Her 6 cabin-layout can accommodate 12 guests in a full beam master cabin, a VIP on the upper deck and four double cabins on the lower deck.
From a technical standpoint, Martha Ann is powered by twin Caterpillar engines of 2,010 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 15.5 knots and a range of 6,000 nautical miles at 13 knots. For maximum comfort, this yacht for sale is fitted with zero speed stabilizers.
#9 Game Changer
Builder: Damen (2017)
Built by Dutch shipyard Damen the 70-metre Game Changer was launched in March 2017. The support vessel features a fully certified helideck so owners can take larger helicopters on long range flights to their mother yachts and land safely in a wider weather window. Lowering the helicopter into the hangar protects it from the elements so it is refuelled and available for take-off without causing hassle, disruption and noise on the mother yacht.
Builder: Benetti (2017)
Benetti has launched 67m superyacht Seasense, previously known as FB268, for an experienced owner who has chosen the Italian brand for the first time. The exterior lines of Seasense are by the Dutch designer Cor D. Rover, while the naval architecture was developed by the shipyard’s technical office.
The contemporary styling of the interiors, on the other hand, is the result of collaboration between the Benetti’s architects team and the design studio AREA from Los Angeles, making its debut in the world of superyachts. The layout includes six suites that can accommodate up to 12 guests.
#11 Infinite Shades
Builder: Amels (2011)
65.7m Infinite Shades is one of the largest yachts ever delivered by Amels. Her Andrew Winch designed interior allows for seven spacious cabins and upper deck spaces. Features include a touch-and-go helipad, wet bar and swimming pool, self-contained tender garage, beach club and a glass elevator serving four of the five decks.
Camper & Nicholsons has announced the in-house sale of the 54.6m Baglietto C, with Fernando Nicholson representing both the seller and the buyer. Following the sale, C will remain in the Camper & Nicholsons charter fleet. This fully custom yacht was delivered in February 2021 by Italian yard Baglietto. C features a highvolume interior, and many versatile areas for different age groups and lifestyles of a family. A multi-deck motor yacht, C can accommodate up to 17 guests across seven cabins, including two master suites along with two VIP suites located on the main deck, as well as two double cabins equipped with Pullmans and a children’s cabin located on the lower deck. Constructed in aluminum, C is a true home away from home. This stupendous superyacht was developed by an award-winning trio. She features two freshwater pools. Horacio Bozzo sculpted social spaces, including a gigantic beach club that opens seaward on three sides. Interiors from Hot Lab pair Italianate sophistication with lashings of marble. "I would like to thank the owners for their continuous trust in representing this pristine yacht and wish the buyer great times onboard. And special thanks to our legal team for their outstanding job during the sales process," says Fernando Nicholson. Baglietto Spa is an Italian boat builder based in La Spezia specializing in new aluminum light alloy yachts ranging between 35m and 50m in length and steel and light aluminum alloy displacement megayachts starting at 40m.Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
December 8, 2023
Renowned Florida-based designer Kurt Strand has unveiled a groundbreaking 77-meter hybrid superyacht named Silence, a vessel that navigates the seas silently for up to eight hours in electric mode. Crafted with a sturdy steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, Silence boasts an eye-catching silhouette inspired by Scandinavian minimalism and sustainable design.Made by Acoya Design House, the interior of Silence epitomizes Scandi-chic, featuring a subtle color palette and minimalist Nordic furnishings. Reflecting a connection with nature, the decor incorporates natural materials, organic shapes, and lush greenery—a trend anticipated to gain popularity among seafarers seeking respite from today's hectic lifestyles.Spanning four decks, Silence's living quarters showcase floor-to-ceiling glazing and expansive open floorplans. Accommodating up to 14 guests in seven spacious suites and 20 crew members, the yacht offers an extravagant owner's suite on the upper deck, complete with a generous bedroom, an aft terrace featuring a hot tub and sun loungers – a serene retreat for the owners.The main deck revolves around a light, airy lounge leading to a beach club with a pool and lounge. The sundeck seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living, featuring a Jacuzzi, an outdoor cinema, and a dining area for 14, complemented by a sophisticated bar and gaming area indoors.Additional highlights include a wellness area, a foredeck helipad that transforms into a party area or sun-soaked lounge, and ample storage for two 10-meter tenders, six Jet Skis, and various water toys. Silence represents a marriage of luxury and sustainability, setting a new standard for eco-friendly superyachts.Credits: Acoya Design House
December 8, 2023
In a significant transaction, the 85-meter Oceanco sailing marvel, Aquijo, has found a new owner, orchestrated by Gary Wright and Jonathan Zwaans of Y.CO, introducing the buyer, and Robert Shepherd and Bruce Brakenhoff Jr. of Edmiston representing the seller. The yacht, with a last known asking price of EUR105,000,000, will continue under the expert management of Y.CO.Launched in 2016, Aquijo stands as a testament to the collaborative prowess of Oceanco and Vitters. Her exterior, a creation of Tripp Design Naval Architects, harmonizes with the interiors envisioned by Dölker + Voges Design.Conceived as the world's largest ketch, Aquijo proudly unfurls twin 90-meter masts, each carrying identical 1,192-square-meter mainsails, contributing to a staggering total sail area of 5,051 square meters.Crafted to fulfill the owner's vision of a comfortable, high-performance cruising yacht with global capabilities, Aquijo prioritizes safety, comfort, and performance. Accommodating up to 12 guests in seven lavish staterooms, including a master suite on the bridge deck, two VIPs, a double, a twin, and two convertible staterooms on the lower deck.Aquijo's allure extends to her capacious beach club, featuring a steam room, sauna, lounge, and ocean-view hot tub – a rarity in sailing yachts. Complemented by three outdoor bars, including a main deck 12-seater bar with a retractable television, multi-colored lighting, and beer on tap, she redefines luxury on the water.Equipped with twin Caterpillar engines, Aquijo achieves a top speed of 17 knots. Oceanco was founded in 1987. Right now it is a world-class builder of custom superyachts up to the 140 meters range. Oceanco works with world-known designers such as Terence Disdale, Nuvolari-Lenard, Espen Oeino, Sam Sorgiovanni, Igor Lobanov, Tim Heywood and Andrew Winch to create some of the timeless and award-winning yachts afloat today.Credit: Oceanco
December 8, 2023
Camper & Nicholsons proudly announces the successful in-house sale of the 37.14m Corto Maltese, originally crafted in 2006 by Dutch Yacht Builders. Led by Mael Fiolet and Rodrigo Nicholson, the seller's representatives, and with Fernando Nicholson introducing the buyer, this transaction marks a seamless collaboration within the Camper & Nicholsons family.Initially configured as a ketch-rigged yacht, Corto Maltese underwent a remarkable transformation, evolving into a sloop-rigged vessel with a reimagined keel configuration. Boasting VAT-paid status, completion of her 15-year RINA survey, and LY2 compliance, Corto Maltese stood as an irresistible offering.Accommodating eight guests in four cabins, Corto Maltese exudes timeless elegance. The full-beam master suite, granting direct access to the stern, features an ensuite adorned with his-and-hers sinks. Throughout the interior, a classic aesthetic prevails, with teak and mahogany adorning the spaces, Botticino and spring rose marble gracing the bathrooms, and granite countertops enhancing the galley.Fernando Nicholson expresses gratitude, saying, "Thanks to our brilliant junior brokers, we have been able to achieve this sale. I would also like to thank the new buyer for having trusted Camper & Nicholsons every step of the way in the purchase of this gem." Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
December 7, 2023
In a remarkable stride toward sustainable luxury yachting, Sunreef Yachts secures a pair of orders for the Sunreef 100 Eco, manifesting a rising enthusiasm for eco-conscious superyachts. The dual commitment from steadfast patrons cements Sunreef Yachts' trailblazing role in the eco-revolution within the superyacht domain.Crafted for environmentally benign voyages enveloped in opulence, the Sunreef 100 Eco champions a design geared for silent, pollution-free journeys. A defining attribute of these catamarans lies in the integration of composite solar panels, leveraging cutting-edge solutions developed by Sunreef Yachts to harness solar energy to its maximum potential.The propulsion system of the Sunreef 100 Eco boasts purpose-designed batteries and cutting-edge electric motors, delivering extended hours of smokeless, vibration-free electric-powered navigation. This catamaran ensures a serene sailing experience, with hydro generators ensuring a continuous supply of clean energy during sailing.The discreetly positioned stern garage, capable of housing a jet ski and an array of water toys, stands out as a distinctive feature of this catamaran. The expansive Ocean Lounge takes center stage on the Sunreef 100 Eco, seamlessly blending the stern platform and tailgates. Designed for sun-soaked respites, leisure, and aquatic activities, the lounge also offers direct access to ample storage for accessories and diving gear. With two new eco-chic additions to its fleet, Sunreef Yachts elevates the essence of sustainable yachting to unprecedented heights.Sunreef Yachts was founded by Francis Lapp in 2002 in Gdansk, Poland. Since then, the shipyard has been designing and manufacturing luxury sailing and power multihulls. Credits: Sunreef Yachts
December 7, 2023