1. Interior images of Feadship 101.5m Symphony revealed
Feadship has recently shared the interior images of its largest yacht to date, 101.5m Symphony. The superyacht was reportedly built for Bernard Arnault, delivered in May 2015 and then went on cruising the Mediterranean for her inaugural summer charter season. Symphony features a gym, a beauty salon and massage room and carries no less than three custom Pascoe tenders of 9.6, 8.3 and 7.85 metres, as well as two wave runners, two Seabobs, windsurfers, watersides and various inflatable toys.
99m Madame Gu, reportedly built for Russian billionaire and Metalloinvest shareholder Andrei Skoch, has been recently spotted in St. Tropez. Since the beginning of a charter season the superyacht has been seen in Antibes and Monaco. Madame Gu was launched by Feadship in 2013 and at that time was the largest vessel ever built by the Dutch shipyard. Andrew Winch styled her exterior, whilst De Voogt was responsible for the naval architecture.
World's largest trimaran Galaxy of Happiness, splashed at Latitude yachts in Riga two months ago, has been spotted in Gibraltar. The 53m spaceship-like vessel features the exterior by Jean-Jacques Coste. Built from a from a combination of fiberglass and carbon fibre, this project has been under development for nearly 30 months. Performance wise the trimaran will ensure a maximum speed of 28 knots thanks to the twin 2600hp engines.
The asking price on 78.4m TV was just slashed by 38 million euros down to €92,000,000 according to a post on social media by Moran Yacht & Ship who say they will now be taking over the listing as central agents. 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 by Edmiston in September 2014 asking €130,000,000 and has remained on the brokerage market to this day.
On the last day of the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, it was announced that Turkish-based Dunya Yachts had managed to find a client to build its 100m Project Blade, a step forward for the Turkish yard and the third yacht commissioned by the Russian client. Dunya Yachts are most famous for building 72m Axioma. Designed by Sterling Scott and Alberto Pinto, the yacht was first known as project Red Square and was commissioned by Russian owners. Construction started in 2009 and the yacht was expected to be launched in 2011, a recession in Russia however delayed the yacht's launch to February 2013.
91m megayacht Lady Lara, owned by Kazakh billionaire Alexander Machkevitch, has been spotted Cala di Volpe, Sardinia. Launched in April and delivered in November 2015, she embarked her first sea trials in July. Built by Lurssen, the megayacht has the exterior and interior design from Reymond Langton. Lady Lara's alluring amenities include VIP suites with fold down balconies, a large beach club, a gym, Jacuzzi, a swimming pool and a helipad.
Russian billionaire, Oleg Deripaska has launched a 50m motor yacht named Selenga on Lake Baikal according to Life. Selenga's build process started in an Ulan-Ude based shipyard in 2007 but was then put on hold in 2009 with the start of the financial crisis. Selenga's hull and superstructure were eventually completed by 2014 but shallow rivers prevented the yacht from being taken to her intended place of use, Lake Baikal. The yacht was eventually brought to the lake in 2015 in a custom-built dock to begin the interior fitting process. Designed by Igor Lobanov, Selenga can accommodate 12 guests in one master, 2 VIP, 1 twin and 2 guest cabins.
The 73,69m superyacht Ilona, owned by Australian billionaire Frank Lowy, has been recently spotted in Norway. Launched in 2004 by Amels, the vessel has undergone a major refit since then. Ilona is the fourth yacht of the same name to be built and launched for Mr Lowy. The superyacht can accommodate a maximum of up 16 guests, in six cabins, and can accommodate up to 28 crew.
The largest Sanlorenzo superyacht to date has been sold and is already under construction in the new production facilities in La Spezia. The Italian shipyard added that the delivery is scheduled for 2019. The new flagship is characterized by elegant exterior lines and innovative interiors. The assembly of the 64 metres building blocks –the largest Sanlorenzo ever realized- started in the shipyard’s new premises in La Spezia, the new Sanlorenzo Superyacht production facility dedicated to the construction of 40 to 80 metres long metal-hull yachts.
Cerri Cantieri Navali launched hull #4 in its 102 Flyingsport line yesterday. The 102’ is the shipyard's flagship, featuring all the winning solutions of the flyingsport concept, which combines the comfort of a flying-bridge boat with the sporty character and speed of large open yachts, thereby embodying a perfect blend of elegance, style, functionality and onboard liveability.
65m superyacht Zazou has made her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show. The 65m custom yacht was launched in Livorno last April. She has an aluminium superstructure and steel hull painted in "Carinthia blue". Her exterior design was made by Giorgio M. Cassetta. Zazou interior was designed by Dutch studio Sinot Yacht Architecture & Design, who used marbles, woods and light colours for the yacht's decoration. Zazou exterior "I like to think of the interior as a musical composition. When you hear it for the first time you like it, but when you listen to it for a second time you start to hear another instrument or a chord that you didn't hear before. If you walk on board Zazou you will notice that it's an embracing atmosphere. When you sit down you will start to discover all the little details which make the boat rich and luxurious," says Paul Costerus of Sinot Yacht Architecture & Design at the presentation of Zazou. Upper deck salonThe design signature of Sinot is clear to see throughout Zazou, where the studio managed to create a light-filled and inviting interior atmosphere, characterized by a contemporary luxury style and a neutral palette accented by various contrasting and colourful details in the accessories and furniture. This homely environment is an inspiration to spend precious time together with family and friends.Main salonShe can accommodate 12 guests in six staterooms, including an owner’s suite which is located on the main deck. She features a dining and cinema / relaxation zone at the aft. the 90 sq. m sky lounge, massage room, five meter infinity pool at the sun deck. DiningThe garage, forward of the main deck, houses a 7.5 meter tender, two jet skis and a rescue tender. The engine room hosts a couple Caterpillar 3512C’s for a maximum speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots. The range at 12 knots is 5,000 miles.Founded in 1873, Benetti is the oldest Italian shipyard specializing in luxury yachts. They design, build and sell composite vessels from 29 to 44m and steel and aluminium boats from 37 to over 100m. Their fleet consists of five categories: Class, Oasis, B.Yond, B.Now and Custom, to meet all the needs of the market, and they belong to the Azimut|Benetti Group, the largest privately owned luxury yachting group in the world.Credits: Benetti
September 27, 2021
The Turkish shipyard RMK Marine and the Italian design studio Hot Lab presented the 50m concept superyacht Aries. The name of the newest concept relates to the zodiac sign. The superyacht will have a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. She will be an explorer yacht with a range of 5,000 nautical miles and ability to visit the most remote world areas. The owners can choose between a diesel engine or a mixed diesel-electric engine with lower fuel consumption. Aries will have a large beach club with hydraulic platforms. The large tenders and water toys can be stored underneath.The design is made not only for exploration, but also for pleasure and relaxation in the Mediterranean. The interior design and configuration of the newest concept will be customised according to the owner’s wishes. RMK Marine is the Turkey superyacht builder. The shipyard was founded in Halic, Istanbul to construct boats in steel, aluminium, and composite in 1978 joined the Koç Group of Companies in 1997 and was renamed RMK Marine, is located in Tuzla. RMK Marine specializes in building, repairing and maintenance of commercial, naval vessels and super yachts. Credits: Hot Lab
September 27, 2021
Lürssen has announced the new superyacht Project JASSJ. The 103m vessel will be overseen by Moran Yacht & Ship New Construction. At the moment we don’t have a lot of information, but it is already known that the design will be handled by the UK's premier yacht design studio Redman Whiteley Dixon. The yacht will be accommodated by 22 guests in 11 cabins and will feature a spacious beach club aft, a full-beam gym and extensive outdoor space for entertainment and relaxation. First details were released during the Monaco Yacht Show 2021. More details will come later. Lürssen is a German shipyard with headquarters in Bremen-Vegesack and shipbuilding facilities in Lemwerder, Berne and Bremen-Aumund. Founded in 1875, Lürssen is one of the world's leading builders of custom luxury superyachts and has launched many of the largest yachts in the global fleet, including Octopus, Rising Sun, and Azzam.Credits: Lürssen
September 27, 2021
Sea Machines announces 1,000 nautical miles remotely commanded autonomous long-distance journey of discovery and demonstration.September 30, 2021, marks the start of The Machine Odyssey, an epic voyage to circumnavigate Denmark with a commercial vessel commanded by marine officers seated in the United States.Intrepid vessel, the Nellie Bly, will be controlled by Sea Machines’ SM300, an autonomy system leveraging cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence, giving the riding crew the ultimate confidence and comfort:1. route planning and navigation via ENC-based GUI and GNSS localizations;2. dynamic situational awareness with computer vision, radar, AIS, depth transducer, IMUs, audio and streaming video;3. obstacle detection and collision avoidance with dynamic path re-planning;4. true redundancy of remote communications with fail-over, long-distance cellular radiosThe SM300 enables operators to remotely command and monitor multiple autonomous vessels from a shipboard or shore-based center. The shore-based center is located 3,500 miles away in Boston, Massachusetts. The system is managed by the Sea Machines team, which developed and refined the SM300 to the advanced product it is today. From the remote command center, marine officers will plan and manage the daily journey, and will monitor and oversee the autonomous operations.
September 24, 2021
New FD80 Skyline by Horizon Yachts during construction to a first-time yacht owner.This latest FD80 will be named Parabolic and features an enclosed skylounge configuration with a full-beam master stateroom on the main deck and three guest cabins on the lower deck, with crew quarters for four and a beach club situated aft.Plentiful deck areas distinguish the FD80 from any competition, and the owner of Hull 5 customized the upper deck layout to accommodate two jet skis on the boat deck aft along with a six-person Jacuzzi with counter seating and a bar area. The foredeck is fitted with a large sunpad and U-shaped seating with dinettes for enjoying the view at anchor. A large dining table for eight occupies the main deck aft, while additional dining can be enjoyed at the convertible dining table in the main salon.Throughout the interior, light anegre wood with walnut highlights is complemented by expansive windows and a light ash flooring for a bright and airy feel. The main salon features a dayhead and seating area with an off-white leather sofa to port and a fold-down television, console and convertible dining table to starboard. The galley is situated forward to port and features privacy glass and a bar area with three stools.The master stateroom occupies the forwardmost area on the main deck, while two VIP en suites and a convertible twin comprise the lower deck accommodations. The anegre and walnut finish continues throughout these areas as well.On the topmost deck, the customized enclosed skylounge configuration houses the wheelhouse with twin helm chairs forward and an L-shaped seating area facing a pop-up television and storage just aft.The owner worked with Horizon’s in-house design team to select a bright and cheerful soft goods package in a theme inspired by the Ginko tree that adds pops of blue, green and coral red hues complemented by decorative forms representing the ocean, earth, passion and geometry, all of which are intended to represent life’s infinite cycle peppered with the unexpected.Parabolic will be on display at FLIBS October 27 – 31. Upon delivery, the owner plans to cruise the U.S. East Coast and Caribbean aboard his new yacht. Founded in 1987, Horizon Yachts has celebrated 30 years as one of the largest luxury yacht builders in the world as well as the number one builder in the Asia Pacific region. In the past three decades, Horizon has delivered over 855 luxury yachts, with more than 220 of these over 80 feet in length. Popular models ranging from 52 to 150 feet include motor yachts, superyachts, power catamarans, expedition yachts, and fast displacement motor yachts.Credits: Horizon Yachts
September 24, 2021