Few things in life are better than coming home from a long day and relaxing with a good movie. Doing so under the night sky on a yacht is probably one of them.
Complementing the remote locations, accessible only by boat, with the power of cinema really creates a unique combination.
Solemar has been recently sold by Russian oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov with the last recorded asking price set at €27,500,000. Measuring 61.5m, the vessel was built by Dutch shipyard Amels in 2003 and refitted in 2011. Michael Leach Design was responsible for her exterior and interior style. Solemar has been doused with luxury components and high end gadgetry including the 7 staterooms apart from the master suite, which can accommodate 12 guests and 16 crew members. One of the most interesting feature onboard is the three-metre custom outdoor cinema screen with HD projector. Enjoy a movie under the stars!
2. Maltese Falcon
Launched in 2006 by Perini Navi and making use of their sail control system, Maltese Falcon has unrivalled performance combined with unmatched safety and maneuverability. The yacht is able to accommodate twelve guests in five lower deck staterooms and one upper deck passage cabin with a private cockpit. The interior of the Maltese Falcon is incomparable and peaks in the atrium where the three decks are united by a circular stairway surrounding the main mast which creates a delicate spiraling effect that is enhanced by the natural light which floods the area through transparent floors, starting at the top deck and cascading down to the decks below. Maltese Falcon features the largest outdoor movie screen on the water due to the films projected on her sails.
Steel-hulled with an aluminum superstructure, 55m Turquoise was built in 2011 by Proteksan Turquoise and last refitted in 2014. The refit plan followed an interior design concept that improved the use of rooms and deck space, creating a more glamorous, yet thoroughly accommodating atmosphere. For instance, an outdoor cinema was installed, with sheer curtains pulled across to create privacy. Sit on the comfy couch in front of the big screen and enjoy this amazing experience.
Built by Amels with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, her interior design was created by Laura Sessa in conjunction with the owner. 52m April offers generous spaces for outdoor entertainment on 3 deck levels. The alfresco areas have been emphasized on the request of the owner, featuring a larger than usual spa pool, which is protected by a windscreen. Amongst many personal touches to the yacht, there is also a massive projection screen on the sundeck, where guests may enjoy a wide range of movies from the Kaleidoscope server, while sipping a cocktail from the full wet bar.
Tiara is the 54.27m sailing yacht, custom built in 2004 by Alloy Yachts and last refitted in 2013. She is the largest luxury sailing yacht that Dubois has designed so far, and she is the largest yacht ever built in New Zealand. The interior utilizes clever and subtle use of leather, lacquer, and tasteful sculptures. Tiara’s decks are large, well flowing and spacious, and there are several areas for guests to sunbathe, relax and enjoy the cruising experience. The flybridge area accommodates a large dining table and is fully protected from the sun by an awning. The aft deck (which is large enough for helicopter landing) leads down, with a palatial stairway, to a fold out beach area. Tiara also features Arabian night theme outdoor move theatre under an open-air Bedouin tent. Make yourself comfortable on the cushions and try not to fall asleep surrounded by the sounds of the ocean.
6. Polar Star
63.4m Polar Star was built by Lurssen in 2005 to a design by the highly acclaimed Espen Oeino, who incorporated the traditional style of an explorer vessel into the strong, sleek lines of a modern yacht. Her expansive interior features a wide selection of living areas and facilities for all requirements to provide total comfort when spending long periods of time at sea. An on board elevator offers access to all decks, allowing guests to enjoy a gym, sauna, spa and movie theatre with ease while relaxing in the classic, sophisticated design and Hamptons beach-house feel. Her outdoor spaces play host to multiple relaxation, sun lounging and al fresco dining areas in addition to a large Jacuzzi, bar, barbeque and open-air cinema, which is perfect for entertaining family and friends.
The 54.1m custom motor yacht Starfire was built in 1998 by Benetti and last refitted in 2012. The superyacht is an exceptional combination of the Italian shipyard build, Stefano Natucci design and Zuretti interiors. A hub for entertainment and relaxation aboard, the fully-equipped sundeck plays host to a central al fresco dining table, a large Jacuzzi, full bar and a luxurious self-contained sauna and massage room. This is all topped off with an ample seating and sunpad area that doubles as an outdoor cinema. Watching movies under the stars from Starfire’s sumptuous sundeck cinema is the perfect way to relax with friends and family after an active day at sea. Don’t forget to take your favorite snacks!
8. Lady Britt
Lady Britt is the 63m motor yacht, custom built in 2011 by Feadship. The vessel's interior has been styled by Redman Whiteley Dixon and her exterior designed by De Voogt. Lady Britt's sundeck demonstrates what a versatile yacht this truly is. The bar is inside a walk-through area that can be left open or closed off in inclement weather. The gym up here has personalized and programmable Technogym Visio equipment with an iPod dock and TV. Clever use of deck space means that sun loungers are stowed flat when not in use and are fully adjustable to catch the best of the sun. The area can also be used as a disco or party venue and even for live concerts. Lady Britt also features indoor and outdoor cinemas, where you and your guests can relax on comfortable cushions while watching your favorite movie.
The brand new superyacht Olivia O has been recently seen on the French Riviera. Planning and engineering work began on the boat in November 2016 and earlier in 2020 the superyacht was finally delivered to her experienced owner.One of the largest explorer yachts in the world was designed and built by Ulstein Verft, which is known for commercial vessels, ferries, and workboats. Well-known superyacht designer Espen Oeino was chosen by the owner to develop the exterior lines and the general arrangement of Olivia O. The 88.5 m motor yacht is not typical in style, she features a trademarked reverse-bow design called the X-Bow.She is owned by Eyal Ofer, a Monaco based billionaire, active in shipping and real estate. He is not the last man in shipping indeed since in 2014 Eyal was ranked number 7 in Lloyd’s List 100 People in Shipping. With the net worth, which is estimated at US$ 9.4 billion, he definitely can afford this US$ 200 million luxury superyacht. Eyal is Chairman of Ofer Global, Zodiac Group, and Global Holdings. His father Sammy Offer was Israel’s richest man.Some of her impressive highlights are a large swimming pool on the main deck aft and a helicopter deck with a D-value of 16. Olivia O offers accommodation up to 20 guests in 8 cabins, including Pullman bunks while crew accommodation is for 30 people.
July 10, 2020
The 99.95 m superyacht Moonrise, the largest superyacht by waterline length built in the Netherlands to date, has been recently delivered after successful sea trials in the North Sea. Built by the Feadship yard in Makkum, she also has an impressive volume thanks to a 15.50-metre beam.The shipyard described the yacht's key features as “sleek, sensual lines” with a “modern masculine profile”. Some of the highlights of Moonrise are it's a large beach club, a gym, and the huge living space areas.Her stylish details, such as long hull windows, a glorious grey hull, and striking vertical bow add to the elegance of the design by Studio De Voogt. The interior of the boat was created by Remi Tessieir Design.Moonrise has a 15.5-meter beam and is equipped with a pair of MTU engines for a maximum speed of 19.5 knots and a cruising speed of 16 knots.Moonrise equipped with a pair of MTU engines for a top speed of 19.5 knots at top speed and she is designed to cruise comfortably at 16 knots. The dimensions of the yacht are impressive and can accommodate up to 16 guests in 8 staterooms. There are also exceptionally high-end crew accommodations for up to 32 crew members.
July 10, 2020
Lürssen's superyacht Opus, which was previously named Redwood, hit the sea for the first time. The 142m vessel featuring six decks was launched yesterday July 9th. The technical concept was launched in January 2019.The management of project Opus is done by Moran Yacht & Ship, overseeing the construction process. This project sets a new record as the largest project for the company to sell.Moran Yacht & Ship commented:She is feature-rich with high-end amenities to delight and cater to every imaginable whimThe motor yacht can accommodate 36 guests in 20 cabins. Opus was designed by Italian design studio Nuvolari & Lenard. After the sea trials are completed, Opus will be delivered to her owner later this year.
July 10, 2020
Madame Gu is a 99.00 m luxury motor yacht. She was built by Feadship in 2013. This week this majestic superyacht has been seen in Saint Tropez. With a beam of 16.50m and a draft of 4.60m, she has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 2900 tones.Madame Gu is powered by MTU 20V 4000 M73 engines of 4,828hp each, capable of reaching a maximum speed of 24 knots and cruise at 22 knots.She can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins including a master stateroom and five guest cabins. Both, an interior and exterior design by Andrew Winch make up one of Holland’s largest yachts ever built. The superyacht a fully enclosed helicopter hangar with a Eurocopter Dauphin AS 365N3, which costs around US$ 9 million. Also, there are two 11-metre tenders and scuba gear as well as a beach club, gym, and jacuzzi on deck.
July 9, 2020
Lürssen shipyard delivered 180 metre superyacht Azzam in 2013. With such an impressive length, she is the largest privately owned superyacht in the world and held its title unchallenged for nearly seven years. With a beam of 20.8 m and a draft of 4.3 m, she has a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 13136 tons. Azzam is powered by engines of 23,500 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 30 knots.The all-white motor yacht can accommodate guests in cabins with an interior design by Christophe Leoni and an exterior design by Italian studio Nauta Design.Mario Pedol, co-founder of Nauta Design commented:Azzam features balanced, modern architecture composed of straight lines and proportional volumes, which are some of the main design principles of Nauta Design When we were called to participate in pitching for the exterior styling of this yacht we knew it would be the most demanding work of our career, defined by the strictest and most challenging requests in terms of dimensions, performances, and technology. What made us confident to be able to deal with such a challenge was the interpretation of the client’s brief. The best technology was required in order to obtain the highest performance possible.There is not much information about her interior design, but it’s not a secret that the interior layout includes an open-plan main saloon measuring 29 metres by 18 metres.Pedol said about it:We’ve had a lot of compliments for Azzam. They all talk about elegance and balance, that she doesn’t look as big as she is, and I think this is a good achievement.
July 9, 2020