1. 160m berth sold in Barcelona
Barcelona superyacht marina, OneOcean Port Vell just announced the sale of a 160m berth on the marina's Spanish Quay, one of the largest berths available anywhere for superyachts. The sales is structured as a long term lease until 2036. The announcement of the sale coincided with the arrival of 156-meter Dilbar, the largest yacht in the world by gross tonnage, to Barcelona. A regular visitor to the marina since the megayacht's delivery in 2016 to Russian billionaire, Alisher Usmanov, Dilbar is statistically the only yacht that could use a berth of this size to its full capacity.
142.8-meter S/Y A, the largest private sailing yacht in the world, built for Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, left Nobiskrug on February 5th. On her way to Spain, where she will undergo further sea trials as the internal fit-out continues, the yacht stopped at the Port of Gibraltar. S/Y A is scheduled to be handed over to her owner in late Spring 2017.
Last week spotted arriving to Gibraltar, Lurssen megayacht Dilbar has now been seen in Barcelona, Spain. She became Alisher Usmanov's, one of the Russian billionaires shaping the yachting industry, third yacht. With a beam of 23 meters and a deep draft of 6 meters, the yacht's exterior was designed by Espen Oeino. Cabling used on board stretches over 1,100km with guests and owner's spaces totaling a combined 3,800 square meters of living space.
Monaco-based artist George Lucian has introduced his latest design - 140m Superyacht Airship Carrier Concept Dare to Dream. The concept would target a visionary owner who would be equally passionate about yachting and flying, and who would like to be able to explore new places by enjoying the calmness and elegancy of an airship, or just have dinner above the bay of Monaco, or even spend a couple of days flying above the Mediterranean waters, before finally returning, to dock the airship on his superyacht.
Dutch shipyard Oceanco has launched Project Jubilee (Y714) on February 6. Measuring 110 metres, she is the largest vessel ever built in the Netherlands. Featuring six decks, the superyacht has 16.4m/54ft beam and just over 4,500 Gross Tons. Igor Lobanov has created a unique & architecturally challenging design which creates a visual effect of multi-level decks. She offers a fully certified helicopter operating deck forward with a concealed mooring deck below. Viewed from above, her curvaceous lines lead aft to a large pool deck with built in aquarium and substantial beach club below.
The technical launch of Oceanco’s Y718, also known as Project Bravo, took place at Zwijnenburg Shipbuilding in Capelle aan den IJssel yesterday. The 105m hull hit the water at 7PM. After Oceanco’s recent launched Y714, the 4,000 GT Project Bravo will be the second yacht built in the Dutch shipyard’s new drydock, due to be launched in Summer 2018.
Oceanco's Project Solar, the 105-meter headed for the title of the largest sailing yacht in the world upon her delivery, has embarked on sea trials on January 28th. Launched in September 2016, Project Solar, also known as hull Y712, was designed by Nuvolari Lenard with naval architecture by Dykstra who had previously worked on the 88-meter Maltese Falcon.
The 83m concept Comète comes from the A Group designer Thibaud Le Merdy and yachting director Matt Pegrum. <iframe width=560 height=315 src=https://www.youtube.com/embed/pjco2ulDBXA title=YouTube video player frameborder=0 allow=accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture allowfullscreen></iframe>This design is the result of the perfect balance between spaces open to the surrounding nature and refined, clean forms. Spaces of the yacht were created to be the closest to the sea and what she can offer, without any hindrance. For the exterior design, A Group has worked on a dynamic and the beautiful silhouette without any compromise.The green technologies are also an important part of the project. The creators were closely monitoring the development of hydrogen fuel cells for the project. In addition to batteries for peak shaving and waste heat-recovery systems (for heating the swimming pool and hot water), which are already proven, the yacht can have an all-around efficient energy production and storage system.Her well-engineered hull form and sleek design made of lightweight materials (to reduce propulsion requirements) remain the most effective way to control the environmental footprint of the yacht.The hybrid solution for reduced consumption also makes it possible to redistribute space on the boat, offering the best place of the boat for guests.Comète can accommodate fourteen guests in seven cabins. Her top speed is 16 knots. Credits: A Group
April 14, 2021
At the La Spezia shipyard, Sanlorenzo is starting construction on the first unit of the superyacht 57Steel, which aims to be one of the new stars of the Sanlorenzo range; she will be equipped with a hybrid diesel/electric engine system. A sophisticated superyacht with an extreme cleanliness of form (something all Sanlorenzo ranges have), she is distinguished by a straight bow, providing an image of importance and decisiveness. The new 57Steel is an ambitious project, the result of intense typological experimentation carried out by the shipyard together with Studio Zuccon International Project, which has led to the creation of a 56.70-meter-long yacht with five decks and a tonnage of 1000 GT.The volumes doubled compared to the 52Steel, which have made it possible to offer indoor and outdoor spaces that are decidedly out of the ordinary for a model of this size and with unprecedented functional content.The innovative layout alters the traditional balance on board: the wheelhouse area, normally forward of the upper deck, has been relocated to an additional deck – a real bridge deck, as on larger yachts – thus making it possible to use the upper deck from a different perspective. This is where the owner's cabin is located, a 54-square-metre space overlooking the very large owner's deck, a private deck from which to enjoy an exclusive view over the infinite sea.The new layout has also made it possible to create a spacious full-beam VIP cabin forward of the main deck that can be used as a second owner's cabin. "The versatility of use that distinguishes the spaces on board is a key element of the 57Steel, which makes it possible to satisfy the many requests of a diverse and multicultural market like that of superyachts,” says Bernardo Zuccon. “A model in which there is no ostentation of the brand and whose external lines are defined and extremely fluid, transparent and clear, in which the language of the shipyard shines through. We can define the 57 Steel as a skilful balancing act between content and container.”The swimming pool, with its transparent floor, allows the passage of light into the environment below; the beach area is 110 square meters. The garage is placed at the bow and can accommodate tenders of up to 7.5 m and numerous toys.Sanlorenzo was founded in 1985 in Viareggio by yacht builder Gionvanni Jannetti. In 2005, Massimo Perrotti became the majority shareholder in the shipyard. Sanlorenzo builds yachts ranging from 28.60 to 62m in length. Credits: Sanlorenzo
April 14, 2021
The Morning Glory is Perini Navi's 48m sailing superyacht, famous for having Australian media magnate Rupert Murdoch as a previous owner. This historic ketch, built in 1993 at the iconic Perini Navi shipyard in Viareggio, has been restored to her original splendor according to the wishes of her Italian owner. Through the Forza 5 company in Milan, Lusben was chosen to carry out the ten-year refit of the yacht.The Lusben team has painted the hull, living areas, and part of the aft cockpit. The generators were also replaced and almost half of the teak deck were refurbished. The refit went on for a total of five months and involved almost fifty workers in total, including direct employees and external suppliers who worked in cooperation with the crew. The owner is now ready to cruise the Mediterranean.Morning Glory is the first of six Perini Navi boats to be launched this season. The remaining five are currently undergoing refits at the Lusben facilities in Livorno and Viareggio, planned for delivery to their owners in the coming weeks.Lusben, with over 60 years of experience in the yacht refit sector, boasts facilities at which know-how, organization, attention to detail, and hospitality make up the foundation for the company philosophy. To further expand the range of services, in 2004 Lusben acquired a new site in Livorno in order to be able to operate on yachts of 120 meters in length. Credits: Lusben
April 14, 2021
Sea Coral 2 is the third hull in the award-winning Arcadia A105 series. Sea Coral 2 is a 31.5 m long, 7.76 m wide yacht. The hull and deck are built in fibreglass, while some of the veranda’s elements are made with aluminium. All this adds up with a full load displacement of 145 tonnes. The interior decor was created in collaboration with the owner's personal designer and the support of Milan-based Hot Lab firm. "Yet another achievement that underlines how, for Arcadia Yachts, furnishing does not simply mean placing a designer sofa or table on board – it means carefully choosing every detail to enhance the functionality and aesthetics of our yachts,” says Francesco Ansalone, Arcadia Yachts Marketing & Communications manager. "In the case of the Sea Coral 2, we enriched our experience working closely with the designer chosen by the owner and the professional support of Hot Lab design studio," he adds."Having carried out many prestigious projects in some of the most beautiful places in the world, such as Saint-Tropez, Paris, Formentera, Val d'Isère, Casa de Campo, etc. I had no doubts about accepting the task of working on board an Arcadia A105," says Alain Perrier, the owner's designer. “If there is one yacht that makes a difference, it is this one: low on the water, with a sleek profile and a modern design. The Arcadia A105 represents the art of experiencing relaxation, comfort and safety on board an exceptional yacht. That's why I wanted to preserve the spirit and concept of the shipyard, while adding the owner's personality through the decor."The open aft cockpit on the main deck is openThe living hall on the upper deckThe inner bow area of the main deck could be used either as an office or as a second VIP cabinThe large living area at the centre of the main deckAnother view of the main living area on the main deckOne of the twin guest cabins on the lower deck, where the entire sleeping area is locatedThe full-beam owner's cabinThe reverse view of the owner's cabin highlights the TV’s central position: the owner’s access to the bathroom is to the right, while the door to the left leads to the walk-in wardrobeAfter the first few months cruising in the Mediterranean Sea, Sea Coral 2 has crossed the ocean and is now in the Caribbean. Arcadia Yachts is based in Naples, Italy. Since 2008, they have been building semi-custom luxury composite yachts and have succeeded in perfectly integrating artisanal craftsmanship, modern technologies, attention to detail and to the surrounding environment. The Arcadia Yachts fleet has included two ranges since September 2016. The shipyard’s first and most characterising range is the A range, which includes four models (A85, A85s, A105, and A115).The Sherpa range has a new model, the 24m Sherpa XL, which was launched at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival. Credits: Arcadia Yachts/Alberto Cocchi
April 13, 2021
Camper & Nicholsons has announced the in-house sale of 48.77m Elaldrea+, with Fernando Nicholson and Tommaso Bilotta representing both the seller and the buyer.Delivered in October 2018 by Benetti, Elaldrea+ is a tri-deck yacht designed by Horacio Bozzo Design in partnership with the Benetti Style Department. With a six-stateroom arrangement and the capacity to accommodate twelve guests. She has a 60-square-meter owner’s suite with automatic sliding balcony door, and two 25-square-meter VIP suites. Her interior finishes make use of distinguished materials such as Canaletto walnut, Tanganyika woodwork and various marbles. Elaldrea+ also features a beach club and two separate pool areas: a 4-meter pool located on her 115 square meter flybridge and another forward of the wheelhouse that can be filled with either seawater or freshwater. This forward pool can also house a 3.4m crew tender, while the main garage can house a 6.3m tender. Her top speed is 16 knots, and she’s all ready for new adventures with her new owners.Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
April 13, 2021