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Top largest yachts at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" will host the 59th Fort Lauderdale...
77-metre Quantum superyacht project by Ken Freivokh and Turquoise
Turquoise Yachts has once again teamed up with Ken Freivokh Design to create an exceptional new...
3 Bilgin superyachts go back home for maintenance and wintering
Bilgin Yachts is a home to its previously launched yachts for the winter. After busy summer days...
Ferretti Group arrives to FLIBS with 18 boats and 2 absolute debuts
Ferretti Group's Made in Italy boats triumphantly arrive at the 59th edition of the Fort Lauderdale...
Billionaire's $200-million 95-metre superyacht Kismet spotted on the River Thames
Recently, YachtHarbour has reported that 95-meter superyacht Kismet was filming in $150...
Check the new video of the 50-meter superyacht Latona by CRN
With her 50 meters in length, 9.20 meters beam, five big decks, the Latona stands out for...
Sensational 93-metre Feadship unveiled for first time
Representing one of the largest yachts ever built by Feadship, this 93-metre masterpiece was towed...
Seataci - this futuristic superyacht concept throws us back into 2016
The ConceptThe Seataci is yacht concept that uses a biomimetic propulsion system resembling the...
The grand opening of Ferretti Group Shanghai showroom
The group strengthens its presence in the Asian market. Ferretti Group announced the grand opening...
No fuel needed for this solar superyacht
At sea, your gaze and your imagination have no limits. You keep on feeling the vastness of the sea...
23-meter superyacht Joy delivered to a client in the Mediterranean
Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands has delivered the 23-metre Joy to a delighted...
Paul Allen - owner of the 92m Tatoosh and 126m Octopus passes away
Passionate superyacht owner - Paul Allen passed away at the age of 65, as he had non-Hodgkin's...
42-meter superyacht Lalibela has been destroyed by fire
42-meter superyacht Lalibela has been heavily damaged due to fire, which broke out at the...
60-meter superyacht Sarastar shooted for a Netflix film in Monaco
60-meter superyacht Sarastar is coming to small screens next year, as she has one of the...
106-meter invisible superyacht concept Mirage
Pieter van Geest and Tracey-Jayne Canavaggio have a combined 35 years of experience in the design...
19-meter LY650 luxury yacht by Lexus
19-meter Lexus yacht is the fourth Lexus flagship, joining the LS sedan, LX SUV and LC coupe. She...
95-meter superyacht Kismet in $150 million movie
Previously, YachtHarbour wrote about Jay-Z and Beyonce aboard Shahid Khan's $200-million...
E P O C H : 80-meter superyacht by Ricky Smith Designs
80-metre superyacht E P O C H advances the unique styling seen recently on Ricky Smith Designs last...
First time on market : 52-meter superyacht Grace for sale
Imperial is proud to announce its appointment as central agent for sale of the powerful Grace....
Better, faster and more powerful amphibious craft : Sealegs Electric E4
Sealegs, the world leaders in amphibious craft, continues the amphibious boating revolution it...
Must-see : light show on 54-meter superyacht El Leon
54-metre superyacht from Mangusta Gransport 54 range El Leon is the first ship of the...
Pendennis invests in Vilanova Grand Marina - Barcelona
Pendennis is pleased to announce a major investment in Vilanova Grand Marina - Barcelona. Mike...
A 15-month 38-meter superyacht build  in just 3 minutes
Curious about how a 38-meter sailing yacht is built? Here’s a 3-minute time-lapse video of newly...
65-meter hydrogen-fueled superyacht concept by VSY
VSY have signed a partnership agreement with Siemens and Lloyd’s Register to develop a project...

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Benetti to launch 107-meter superyacht for serial yacht owner
Earlier this week, Benetti has been preparing to launch its newest flagship, a 107-meter superyacht set to be delivered to Australian billionaire, James Packer once completed according to Australian media. Following delivery, she will become the 40th largest yacht in the world.This news comes as Benetti is gearing up for a first in its history, the upcoming launches of 3, 100 meter plus new builds, which it has been working on for the past 4 years. These yachts will be the first from the Italian shipyard with a 3-digit length and are set to overcome the yard's current flagship, Philipp Green's 90-meter Lionheart.With 3,800 GT of interior volume spread over 6 decks, the 107-meter yacht, which will be launched on Tuesday, has a 15.2-meter beam. FB277, as it has been called throughout the build, was project managed by Imperial Yachts, which are also involved with 3 new-builds at Lurssen currently.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the yacht will be named IJE once completed, the initials of Packer's 3 children. The publication says the yacht will replace Packer's current 55-meter Amels, EJI. The yacht, delivered in 2018, was listed for sale in August asking €42 million in brand new condition and sold in September.Stuff previously reported James Packer to also be the owner of 87-meter explorer yacht Arctic P, a refitted ice-type vessel. Media have previously linked the Australian billionaire to the 50-meter Mangusta, Z as well as the 46-meter Leopard, Z Sydney. Previously, Packer also owned 52-meter Amels, Seahorse built in 1999.Valued at $3.5 billion by Forbes, James Packer sits as Australia's 8th richest man according to the publication. Son of media mogul, Kerry Packer, he became the largest share holder of Crown Resorts, one of Australia's largest casino groups. Earlier this year, Packer stepped down from its board.
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#1 49m Khalilah.Photo by @BalcoBuilt by US shipyard Palmer Johnson in 2014, the 49-meter Khalilah became one of the yard's most emblematic yachts thanks to its unusual form and colour. Part of its Super Sport 48 series, the yacht has a total of 5 cabins and can reach a top speed of 30 knots.#2 Chevrolet Corvette onboard 49m La Pellegrina.La Pellegrina was designed by Exequiel Cano Lanza, while her interior design was created by Jean-Pierre Fantini. Built by Couach Yachts and delivered in 2012, a maximum speed of 28 knots.#3 Roberto Cavalli's 27m superyacht Freedom launched by CCN.Freedom is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 40 knots thanks to 3 water-jet engines. Both the exterior profile and the interior layout reflects the personality of the owner, who asked for a yacht enhancing maximum contact with the sea while also ensuring the utmost privacy. To provide some more details, the master cabin – located behind the helm station – extends across the entire main deck. A central sky-light lets in plenty of natural light, while, aft, the large cockpit fitted with concealing curtains allows to fully enjoy the sea in privacy. The lower deck features 2 guest cabins and comfortable crew quarters, and the fly includes a private area with pilot seat.#4 49m Aurora.Photo by @alexxa_k01Fulvio De Simoni styled her exterior, whilst the interior design came from the boards of Achille Salvagni. She hosts a large garage with two tenders, two seabobs, two jet skis, scuba diving equipment and a variety of water toys. Performance wise Aurora is powered by two 3,460hp MTU 12V 4000 M93L diesel engines, providing her a top speed of 21 knots and a maximum cruising range of 3,800 nautical miles at 12 knots.#5 104m Quantum BluePhoto by @superyachts_gibraltarBuilt in 2014, Quantum Blue was designed by Tim Heywood and Alberto Pinto. She has a length of 104m, a beam of 16.8m and a draft of 4m. The yacht's alluring amenities include a spa with a pool, a lift, helipad, beach club, gym and movie theatre. With a maximum speed of 22 knots, she can cruise at 13 knots.#6 175-metre superyacht concept Acionna.Concept by Andy Waugh Design.At 175-metre in length Acionna is the ultimate world cruising megayacht and challenges many of the preconceptions about larger yachts that are often said to be homogenous and conventional. At first glance it is obvious that Acionna is absolutely unique, her avant-garde styling a feast-for-the-eyes from every angle is exaggerated by her elegant proportions and sheer scale.The interior space available within the design is colossal and could include almost any feature desired including potentially a full size squash court, helicopter hanger and a 20m indoor pool. Included in her 8 decks is a spectacular, double-height main saloon with panoramic curved glass overlooking the main aft deck pool.#7 The Oasis projectLazzara Ombres ArchitectsA cross over design of a Power Catamaran with the toy capacity of a Shadow yacht. Creating anything unique in the yachting world is a tall order but Oasis has done just that.“The innovation is the stepped layout and higher freeboard which achieves a flush, full beam, lower deck” says Joe Lazzara, a third generation yacht designer. “This space is typically used for technical equipment on a traditional Catamaran hull”.The full beam (35.5’) owners apartment with fold down private balconies on each side allows the owner to be closer to the water. A master shower with privacy glass has an endless sight line of the water.
Look inside Gulf Craft's first Majesty 140
Gulf Craft, the fast-growing UAE-based shipyard, has released more imagery of its latest 43-meter model, the Majesty 140. First unveiled at the Dubai Boat Show in February, the yacht is the 2nd largest model in the yard's lineup of superyachts.Accommodating up to 12 guests in 5 cabins, the 43-meter C'est La Vie features a master cabin on the main deck that comes with a fold-out balcony and Jacuzzi hot tub. Designed with a light theme and lots of natural light, the yacht is catered by a crew of 9."The Majesty 140 is a continuation of our 3 and a half decade long commitment to creating yachts and boats in accordance with the world's best standards, carrying the Made in UAE flag with pride." commented Mohammed Hussain Al Shaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft.Amongst the yacht's highlights is a 55sqm beach club, a rare feature on yachts of this size. The 43-meter's spacious main salon also benefits from tall, panoramic windows that directly connect guests with the sea.Powered by twin 2,600hp MTU engines, the Majesty 140 can reach a top speed of 20 knots. Other projects currently in-build at the yard include its future flagship, the Majesty 175, set to be delivered in 2019.A growing force in the superyacht space, Gulf Craft has established itself as the leading yacht producer in the Middle East over recent years, gaining traction across Europe. According to several reports in local media, Gulf Craft was contemplating a public listing.
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#1 95m PalladiumPhoto by @carolfeithWith an original design by Michael Leach, former Project Orca is thought to be owned by Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian oligarch and owner of the Brooklyn Nets, who is shaping the yachting industry nowadays.Palladium is a 95.15m motor yacht built by Blohm + Voss in 2010. With a beam of 16.00m and a draft of 4.40m, she has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 6000 tones. #2. 54m Mischief.Photo by @yvangrubski54-metre superyacht Mischief was launched in 2006 by Italian shipyard Baglietto and was regularly refitted, with the latest in 2018. With newly painted French Navy hull and white boot stripes, her racy lines cuts a sleek form on the water. Her interiors are just as special - the dramatic use of white reflective surfaces accented with blues and blacks gives her a real sense of identity. Large photographs of stars of the screen, music and fashion add to the relaxed, fun feel. She is now asking €24 million.#3. 110m Jubilee.⠀Built by Oceanco for the late, former emir of Qatar, the yacht was put on the market shortly before its delivery at an asking price of €275 million. Designed by Russian designer, Igor Lobanov, the yacht's exterior features fake, intermediary decks that make the yacht appear larger than it is when looked at from afar.⠀Now owned by an American billionaire according to several industry sources, Jubilee can accommodate up to 32 guests in 16 cabins and carry a crew of 45. Key amenities onboard include a swimming pool with a built-in aquarium, a helipad and a large beach club.⠀Powered by twin MTU engines of 4,828hp each, Jubilee can reach a maximum speed of 18.5 knots and cruise at 14 knots for up to 5,000 nautical miles. She became one of a string of impactful projects for Oceanco including the largest sailing yacht in the world, the 106-meter Black Pearl and the 88-meter Barbara, currently up for sale.#4. 95m Kismet. Photo by @theyachtperspectiveIn october Kismet was spotted during filming of the new Michael Bay movie "Six Underground" in Taranto (Italy), which has already won the record of the biggest Netflix production. The streaming company has invested 150 million dollars for the realization of the action film, starring Ryan Reynolds, Melanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona and Corey Hawkins. Kismet charters from € 1,200,000 per week.#5. 162.5m Eclipse in Hamburg, Germany.⠀Photo by @marcus_meyer_bremenBuilt by Blohm+Voss – now part of Lurssen Group – for Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich in 2010, as the largest yacht in the world, she yielded her title in 2013 to the 180-meter Azzam.⠀Refitted in 2015, Eclipse boasts a 56-meter private owner's deck, a 16-meter swimming pool that can transform into open deck and can carry up to three helicopters at a time.

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