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Admiral yacht Sage hits the water at the Italian Sea Group
Admiral Yachts has launched 40m yacht Sage, the fourth specimen of Impero series which...
Cantiere delle Marche Darwin 102 yacht Galego delivered
Cantiere delle Marche has announced the delivery of the third hull of its Darwin Class series,...
Sanlorenzo joins hull and superstructure on 64Steel superyacht
Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo has announced the joining of a hull and superstructure of its...
Heesen delivers Home
Heesen Yachts has announced that on 1 July 2017, the world’s first Fast Displacement motor...
The new Ferretti Yachts 780 hits the water
After its technical launch, the new flybridge yacht is set for its world premiere, in early...
Lurssen Project Jupiter christened Al Lusail
On 27th October 2016, Lurssen launched Project Jupiter at its facility in Bremen,...
Amels delivers 55m superyacht Lili
Amels has announced the delivery of its 180 superyacht Lili, which was launched in...
Permare launches Amer 94 yacht
Permare Shipyard has announced the launch of the brand new Amer 94 that took place in...
Feadship Hasna undergoing sea trials
The 73-metre Hasna was launched for an Australian owner on Saturday, June 3,...
Tankoa S501 yacht Vertige to debut in Monaco
Tankoa Yachts has launched 50m superyacht Vertige, known as S501, at its...
Benetti delivers 2 Fast 125 line superyachts
The second and the third unit of the Benetti Fast 125’...
Astondoa reveals 100 Century yacht
Spanish shipyard Astondoa has unveiled its new yacht, Astondoa 100 Century. The...
Numarine launches 32XP yacht
Numarine has announced the launch of the hull #1 of the new 32XP Series, sold in June...
Lord Alan Sugar lists his 55m yacht for sale
Lady A, the 55-meter yacht bought in 2015 by Lord Alan Sugar, star of BBC's reality show, The...
Custom Line's new Navetta 33 technically launched
With 5 units already sold ahead of its presentation, the new model has taken to the water at...
New Feadship hull 700 transported through Holland
On June 20, the hull of Feadship’s project 700 was launched by subsidiary...
Technical launch of Feadship project 700 hull
On June 20, the hull of Feadship’s project 700 was launched by subsidiary Slob in Papendrecht....
4th Horizon PR110 hits the water in Taiwan
Hull four of the Horizon Yachts RP110 yacht model has been launched earlier this month in...
Norway: the steady rise of Scandinavia in yachting
Yachting tends to be associated with its early Mediterranean roots, yet recent accelerating growth...
Hakvoort Soprano delivered
On April 7, 38.25m motoryacht Soprano has been launched at Hakvoort. Now...
Hasna leaving Feadship Kaag yard
The 73-metre Hasna was launched for an Australian owner on Saturday, June 3,...
Gulf Craft delivers Majesty 100 yacht Nahar
Gulf Craft Majesty 100 yacht, that made its global debut at the Dubai International Boat Show,...
Amels shares details about Amels 188 in-build superyacht
Dutch shipyard Amels has revealed some details about its in-build superyacht 188....
FLOAT: How to rent a yacht for under €100
FLOAT, a brand new French startup whose app became available last week in the App Store,...


Interiors revealed on Russian billionaire’s 77m explorer superyacht La Datcha
A part of Damen’s SeaXplorer series, the 77-metre explorer superyacht La Datcha is currently being outfitted at Damen and Amels' Vlissingen facility in the Netherlands. While her delivery is scheduled to autumn 2020, interior renderings of the project have been revealed.The innovative 77-metre luxury expedition yacht was ordered by a Russian billionaire banker, Oleg Tinkov, whose net worth is estimated at $2.2 billion by Forbes. The first private luxurious ice breaker, capable of exploring the furthest destinations is set to become a part of his La Datcha collection.The yacht features exteriors by Azure Yacht Design, along with interiors by the owner’s choice of designer, Vasiliy Shprits studio, that has also designed many of the owner’s residential properties.La Datcha derives from SeaXplorer expedition yacht design customised to the owner’s special requirements, including his passion for heliskiing. She comes with a helideck and hangar for two aircrafts, fully certified for helicopters up to 4,000 kg.The yacht is trademarked with extra provision facility, enabling up to 40 days of global autonomy without port call. Thanks to generous storage spaces, a wide range of equipment and tenders can be housed on-board, including 2 helicopters, 1 submarine, 1 VIP tender / rescue boat, 1 beach lander tender, 1 dive support tender, 4 waverunners, 2 expedition ribs and 2 snowscooters.Within interior volume of 2,560 GT, La Datcha SeaXplorer 77 offers accommodation to up to 12 guests across six cabins, along with a crew of 25. The layout will comprise two master suites and two VIPs. The yacht’s custom interior will feature full height windows of the observation lounge, main saloon and the owner’s suite and an observation deck upstairs. Expedition Yacht 77 will come with two hot water Jacuzzis — indoors and outdoors, a sauna and steam bath, massage room and a fully equipped gym.The yacht’s delivery is scheduled to September 2020, ahead of the Monaco Yacht Show. After delivery, Mr. Tinkov intends to make La Dacha available for charter in a range of polar and tropical destinations during an extensive two-year global tour. According to Tinkov’s interview with Forbes, charter price will be starting from €690 million per week.
NFL team owner’s 109m superyacht Bravo Eugenia heading to Norway
Delivered to her assumed owner Jerry Jones in January 2019, the 109-metre superyacht Bravo Eugenia was built by Dutch shipyard Oceanco. After several months at Rotterdam facility and a few days of sea trials, the vessel has been seen on her way to Haugesund, Norway.Photo via Dutch YachtingBravo Eugenia’s reported owner is US billionaire and owner of the Dallas Cowboys NFL franchise, Jerry Jones, what makes her one of the largest superyachts ever owned by sports teams’ owners. Having made his wealth in the oil industry, Jones is estimated at $8.3 billion. Meanwhile, Dallas Cowboys acquired by Jones for $150,000,000 in 1989, currently worth $5 billion.Bravo Eugenia, one of the largest yachts ever built in the Netherlands, was conceived in collaboration between Oceanco and Lateral Naval Architects. The vessel is claimed to be one of the pioneers of the so called LIFE (Lengthened, Innovative, Fuel Efficient, Eco Friendly) design, featuring a reduction in the overall demand for propulsion power.Photo via Dutch YachtingNuvolari Lenard developed her exteriors with extended waterline, fuel-efficient hull design and slender elegance stipulated by the LIFE Design among key trademarks. She comes with extended waterline and fuel-efficient hull design.The 109-metre's interiors were developed by Reymond Langton, with an expected over 4,000GT volume stretching across a 16.3-metre beam. She can accommodate up to 14 guests catered by a crew of 30.Powered by a hybrid propulsion system, the yacht is capable of reaching a top speed of 17.5 knots. Bravo Eugenia is also fitted with an exclusive 'whisper mode' to avoid disturbing surrounding yachts when entering and exiting ports.
Fourth 500EXP superyacht sold at Sanlorenzo
Italian yacht builder Sanlorenzo has announced that the fourth hull of its 500EXP line had been recently sold. The 47-metre explorer superyacht with interior volume of 499 GT is due to June 2021 delivery.The vessel features exteriors by Florence-based designer Francesco Paszkowski and naval architecture by Sanlorenzi in-house team. The largest unit in EXP series, modified from the popular 460EXP model, the yacht can accommodate up to 10 guests across 5 cabins, along with a crew of up to 9.The tri-deck vessels comprises such standout features as a spacious deck aft with a six-tonne crane, for tenders and toys storage, and a 42-square-metre beach club with a swim platform of 18-square metres. The configuration allows installation of a gym on the sundeck that can be partially closed.Powered by twin CAT C32 Acert engines, 500EXP boasts a maximum speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 13 knots. She is also capable to cover up to 4,000 nautical miles at 11 knots.Another Sanlorenzo 500EXP unit AMO was delivered earlier this year, while one more is scheduled for 2020 delivery. Meanwhile, the yard's CEO Massimo Perotti has recently won Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Italy.
 Amico And Co unveils new shiplift for up to 95m superyachts
At Amico & Co Genoa refit facility, new 4000-ton ShipLift has been officially unveiled, after a month in operation. The new lift is able to haul, manoeuvre and launch superyachts of up to 95 metres in length deploying a system of synchronised hoists. Assigned to Amico & Co with a multi-year concession, the the investmen lays in the new Eastern areas of Genoa Port. It allows the Shipyard to have 5 new slots or super- and megayacht works. The new ShipLift, which is now operative, should contribute to the enhancement of the Genoese hub in terms of its competition with other similar yachting zones in Barcelona and the South of France.The ShipLift allows yachts that would otherwise need to be docked in dry-docks to be hauled from the water and put on the hardstanding for repair and refit works. It deploys a submersible platform, housed inside a dedicated structure, that can raise vessels up to the shipyard ground level through a series of synchronised hoists. From there, a trestle system on special tracks glides vessels on to the hardstanding with 5 new work slots.Manoeuvring is emissions-free as both the lift system with its large steel platform moving the vessels out of the sea and the trestle and track system, are powered electrically by the shipyard’s own electrical supply. Amico & Co was also the first company in the Port of Genoa in 2007 to invest in the mooring docks electrification project, today supplying the yachts that arrive in the shipyard with shore power of up to 1000 Ampere.Construction of the new ShipLift was carried out by Scandiuzzi SpA, an Italian industrial engineering firm based in Brindisi. Meanwhile, the design and building of the transfer system composed of 24 trestles that connects the lifting platform to the entire yard area was commissioned to Dutch company Enerpac.In total, the new infrastructure entailed an a €27 million investment from the yard. The ShipLift and new slots span over a 15,000 m2 area and complete Amico & Co facilities already covering 45,000 square metres.Photos: Amico & Co
Rosetti reveals 65m superyacht concept Project Orca
Italian yard Rosetti Superyachts has introduced its latest superyacht concept, the 65-metre explorer superyacht Project Orca. Collaborating with Trieste-based Meccano Engineering, responsible for naval architecture, engineering and exteriors of the project, the designers drew inspiration from the natural world.The vessel’s name comes after the orca, the largest and most powerful killer whale. They are recognisable through distinctive black-and-white colouring and a capable of crossing waters from the Arctic and Antarctic to the Tropics, what Project Orca is conceived to do, too. One of the key features corresponding with the nature, is the typical white side patch of an orca that lays at the owner’s deck level and can be illuminated at night. Bearing “strong supply vessel characteristics”, the vessel would come with bold superstructure styling with wrap-around glazing, a radar mast resembling a dorsal fin. Rosetti Superyachts CEO and chairman Fulvio Dodich commented:We have already done the concept engineering and completed the technical specifications for Project Orca, and if we sell the boat tomorrow and want to make a start on it, we can begin construction.The vessel would boast a generous 12-metre beam and interior volume of approximately 1,300 GT. The four-deck superyacht with a tank deck on top, Project Orca would allow her owners to choose among several deck configurations. The 65-metre can accommodate up to 12 guests across six cabins, with the capacity to sleep a crew of 12. The cabins layout would comprise a master suite, a full-beam VIP on the main deck, with two VIPs and two cabins underneath. The dedicated owner’s deck would have his and hers en-suite bathrooms, a walk-in wardrobe, gym and large private terrace.In the standard configuration, the yacht has open main deck in the stern to house an extra tender and toys, including snow sledges, and a touch-and-go helipad. Alternatively, the area could comprise a centrally-laid infinity pool, a heli-hangar, or raised helipad with a pool and spa zone or lounge beneath.A large garage aft on the lower deck can either store two large tenders or host a number of water toys such as jet skis. Additionally, upon the owner’s choice half of the garage can be modified to a beach club. Meanwhile, other sunbathing areas, dining facilities and a bar can be found on spacious sun deck.Propelled by twin CAT 3512 1398kW engines, Project Orca would be able to cover 5,000 miles at a cruising speed of 12 knots, with a potential to extend the range up to 7,000 nautical miles.Fulvio Dodich stated that the yard had been negotiating the project with several potential customers. Rosetti estimates, construction of the first Project Orca would take 36 months once a deal is closed.

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