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A superyacht is stranded in Brisbane after the mysterious death of its Russian owner
A $50 million superyacht is stranded in Brisbane after the suspicious death of its Russian owner. ...
Founder of GoPro orders a megayacht
GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman is upgrading his water toys to include a megayacht. According to...
The latest concept from Corgo Yacht Design
Corgo Yacht Design has recently unveiled the 36m superyacht Inara concept. "Studying sports...
New Continental Two under construction at Van der Valk
Dutch shipyard Van der Valk has announced that a new Continental Two is currently under...
Artificial Christmas tree caused Annapolis Yacht Club fire
We have already reported about a major fire breaking down the Annapolis Yacht Club on December 12....
OneOcean Port Vell superyacht marina transformation to be completed by August 2016
OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona is set to become the premier city marina in the Mediterranean as...
First Bilgin 160 yacht Timeless for sale
The first Bilgin Classic 160 motor yacht Timeless is based at West Istanbul Marina and currently...
New flagship superyacht Pearl 95 unveiled by Pearl Yachts
British manufacturer Pearl Yachts has revealed plans for their new flagship superyacht Pearl 95....
Sunseeker to recruit more than 100 employees
Luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker is looking to hire the 100 new skilled staff who will support...
Princess 30m finalizing sea trials
Princess Yachts has proudly released the following images of the new Princess 30m superyacht...
Concept for the T85 New Style superyacht unveiled by Terranova Italian Yachts
Terranova Italian Yachts, previously named Terranova Yachts, has unveiled a concept for the T85 New...
Catamarans for sale by their owners: a definitive guide
Sailing or motor catamarans offer a completely different experience than classic yachts. Their hull...
Seven Sins by Heesen spotted in Antigua
Heesen Yachts launched 43,6 m motor yacht Seven Sins in 2005. She has recently been spotted in...
Order for new CC108 superyacht signed by Horizon Yachts
Taiwanese yard Horizon Yachts just announced that they have signed an order for the new CC108...
50m Project Alba by Heesen sold
Heesen Yachts has recently announced the sale of YN 18050, the 50m superyacht Project Alba, with...
Van der Valk unveils new Continental Five range
Dutch shipyard has revealed a concept for a new 38-metre explorer yacht. Designed by Guido de...
107m Benetti FB 277 under construction
Mec-Carpensalda from Livorno, Italy, has released the first photos of the new 107m megayacht FB 277...
New Hermes Speedster Boat introduced
Take a look at the photos of the new Hermes Speedster Boat by Seven Seas Yachts. Not a lot is known...
A major fire broke out at the Annapolis Yacht Club
A massive fire broke out the Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday as hundreds of visitors were in town...
New E56XO model presented by Horizon Yachts
Horizon Yachts is delighted to announce the new sport yacht called E56XO. Based on the popular E56...
Take a closer look at the motor yacht of the year
Launched in 2015 by Feadship in the Netherlands, the 83.5-meter Savannah became a landmark project...
Process error in sunken yacht by Oyster Marine
Oyster Marine said it analyzed a possible defect in the process of building the inner structure of...
Explorer yacht Ulysses nears completion in Germany
The 107m Kleven-built superyacht Ulysses undergoing the final outfitting in Bremerhaven, Germany....
Damen support vessel Advantage leaves New Zealand
Diverse Projects, an Auckland-based refit company, has released photos of the newly refitted Damen...

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49-metre Flying Dagger launched by Rossinavi
The 49-metre superyacht Flying Dagger was launched in Viareggio on April 21 by Rossinavi. Previously known as Project FR036, Flying Dagger was sold in May 2016. This aluminium motor yacht boasts interior and exterior design by Enrico Gobbi at Team For Design. The design focuses on minimizing noise emissions to give greater comfort during crusing and wide windows and skylights to allow natural light to flood into the interior and offer guests superb panoramic views.<iframe width="632" height="356" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hq64kID18Uk" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>Guest accommodation is divided on two decks, with the full beam owner’s suite on the main deck forward, and 4 double suites located on the lower deck. As Flying Dagger was built for speed, she will reach a maximum speed of 27 knots, fitted with three 2,600hp MTU engines and three KaMeWa waterjets. With a cruising speed of 23 knots and her range will be 3,300 nautical miles at 12 knots. The aft tender garage is complemented by a foredeck Jet Ski locker.
Sixth Benetti Fast 140 yacht launched - 42-metre Ironman
Ironman is a 42-metre yacht from Fast 140 series, being the sixth model launched by Italian yard Benetti Yachts at their facilities in Viareggio. The yacht is built to RINA standards from GRP and carbon fibre, boasts exterior design by Stefano Righini and interior design by British studio RWD, with the naval architecture developed by the Azimut Benetti Research and Development centre and features a D2P - Displacement to Planing hull with wave piercer, designed by Pierluigi Ausonio.Large glass windows in the main deck saloon makes natural light flood in and makes interior bright, also providing great sea views. Main deck area is divided into zone for relaxing and for dining, with room for 12 guests around central table.On board, she accommodates up to 12 guests across a 6 cabins, including a master suite on the main deck, 2 VIP cabins and 2 twin cabins on the lower deck, as well as an additional VIP suite accessible via one of the twin cabins. Crew quarters is up to 7 people.Ironman is fitted with twin 3,650HP MTU diesel engines, reaching a top speed of 23 knots and cruising speed of 18 knots, and when switched back to economical speed of 12 knots, Ironman will have a range of 1,800 nautical miles, thanks to her fuel tanks of 35,000 litres.Earlier this month, Benetti Yachts launched two Fast 125 yachts My Way and Charade.
Mediterranean Yacht Show 2018
Founded by the GYA (Greek Yachting Association), the Mediterranean Yacht Show was set back in 2014. Now it's the 5th edition of the show and ever since its premiere, the show has taken place in the historic Greek town of Nafplio. The industry-only event, taking place from April 28th to May 1st, it brings together yachts, ranging from motor and sailing yachts to gulets and catamarans. This year’s charter fleet will consist of nearly 90 vessels, from small cruisers to large superyachts.Industry professionals are given the opportunity to meet the yacht crews, explore some new models and refits of the yacht already on the market. There will be a variety of networking events and social programme for show-goers, such as Chef’s Competition, where the region’s top yacht chefs will battle in front of judges. The Mediterranean Yacht Show shows the recovery of the Greek tourism industry. Now more than 100 superyachts and 300 visitors are expected to attend each year.Top 5 largest yachts attending the Mediterranean Yacht Show :1. Capri I (58.6 m, 2003, Lurssen, refit in 2012)Available for charter through Fraser Yachts starting from €280000 per week.2. O'Natalina (56 m, 1985, Pichiotti, refit in 2017)Available for charter through Atalanta Golden Yachts starting from €130000 per week. 3. Pegasus (53 m, 1995, Feadship, refit in 2009)Available for charter through Athens Yachts starting from €27850 per week.4. Marla (50 metre, 1999, Amels, refit in 2015)Available for charter through Seascape Yacht Charters from €185000 per week.5. Ouranos (50 m, 2016, Admiral Yachts)Available for charter through IYC from €210000 per week.The full list of yachts attending the show is here.
Palma Superyacht Show 2018
According to The Sunday Times, Palma voted the best place to live in the world and has become a top quality destination to visit. Not just a perfect weekend destination offering first class boutique hotels, it also has a thriving old town and hosts some of the best restaurants in Europe.The Palma Superyacht Show will return on April 27th 2018 in its sixth edition and will last till 1st of May. The Palma Superyacht Show provides the ideal platform to discover what yachting is all about. It enables you to charter a yacht for the first time and experience the freedom of sailing or if you are already convinced, you can buy the yacht of your choice to enjoy it that same summer. With 80 yachts on display of all different kinds and styles, it is easy to define your preferences and find out what type of yacht could work for you. Get expert advice from professional charter and brokerage companies and inform yourself on the latest developments in technology and refit & repair.The Palma Superyacht Show runs concurrently with the well established Boat Show Palma and is an exclusive brokerage and charter show for yachts over 24m. Organised by the industry, for the industry, the Palma Superyacht Show has a unique personality and its relaxed and social atmosphere provides the perfect marketing platform for yachting companies. The 6th edition of the Palma Superyacht Show got off to a flying start this year. Professional brokerage and charter companies will be on hand for expert advice, and information will be available on the latest developments and technology in the industry. In total, there will be 85 international exhibitors providing services to the industry in attendance.From mega motor yachts to regatta-winning potential: year after year, the Palma Superyacht Show prides itself on an impressive selection of superyachts. In fact, the show’s offering of "something for everyone". No less than thirty international yacht brokers have confirmed their participation this year, each bringing some extraordinary yachts to the show. A good range of 40m + superyachts will also be vying for visitors’ attention.To kick off the event in a suitably celebratory manner Port Tarraco will be hosting a Happy Hour on Friday the 27th. Port Tarraco, a superyacht marina located in Tarragona, prides itself on offering 64 berths for yachts up to 160 meters. Happy Hour will take place between 18.30 - 20.00 and will provide the perfect setting for visitors and exhibitors to catch up with friends and acquaintances and make exciting new business connections.A vibrant and cosmopolitan city where you can experience a wide range of cultural, gastronomic and sporting activities all within a short distance, it is also considered to be the centre of yachting in the mediterranean and has a thriving yachting industry. The upcoming edition will feature some exciting infrastructural changes, such as the construction of a temporary floating bridge, which will enhance visitors' flow and viewing experience. Back for a second year, meanwhile, will be the refit and repair area, which reflects Palma’s booming big-boat maintenance business and how Mallorca has become a hub in the Mediterranean for yacht servicing. The event is renowned for combining high-profile yachting with a relaxed atmosphere and a vibrant social programme always forms part of its appeal. Expect an official opening ceremony, cocktail hours, live music and other entertainment.Top yachts attending the Palma Superyacht Show 2018 :1. Shenandoah of Sark (54m, 1902, Townsend & Downey, refit in 2009)Available for charter starting from €105,000 per week.2. Tommy (52m, 1995, Benetti, refit in 2014)Available for sale with the asking price of €9,000,000.Available for charter starting from €140,000 per week.3. Zalmon (40m, 2000, Alloy Yachts, refit in 2016)Available for sale with the asking price of €7,300,000.4. Rainbow (39m, 2012, Holland Jachtbouw, refit in 2016)Available for sale with the asking price of €10,500,000.5. Moonbird (37m, 2003, Fitzroy, refit in 2013)Other superyachts attending the Palma Superyacht Show 2018 are : Shogun, Fruition II, Baiurdo VI, Seljm, Emmaline, Ornella, Crossbow, Chica I and many others.
MYBA Charter Show 2018
The MYBA Charter Show is an event for those who are in industry, which started on April 23 at the OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona and will last four days till April 26, allowing to view yachts, providing competitions between crews and glamorous social events. This trade only show has become one of the most important international events dedicated strictly to charter professionals and superyachts. Top industry professionals from yacht charter companies from around the globe will be able to view the freshest superyachts coming onto the charter market, as well as meeting captains and crew, just before the start of the Mediterranean summer season. A numerous yachts that were refitted and upgraded will also be on display and available for views. The show is the perfect occasion for charter brokers to gather first hand recommendations to pass on to current and future clients. The MYBA Charter Show is attended by the world's top charter agencies and presents an impressive showcase of luxury charter yachts as well as services for the yachting industry.The event also allows charter brokers to experience the world-class hospitality of the crew, so they will obtain knowledge for potential charter guests. The highly popular competitions for chefs and crew will once again take place, showcasing diverse culinary and design talents of the teams. Seminars and parties will also be well attended as they continue to be heavily subscribed by industry professionals from far and wide.The current exhibition is only the second one to take place in Barcelona after the event took place in Italy for 27 years, and the show began at 10am in the Catalonian capital with the 55 superyachts in attendance welcoming aboard show-goers for exclusive yacht viewings. Just four years old, Barcelona’s superyacht Marina OneOcean Port Vell boasts 68 berths ranging from 22-metres to 190-metres. The city itself has become a prominent yachting destination, welcoming superyachts to experience the accessible city while on Spanish charters. The increase in numbers is partly due to easing of legislation on Spanish charters, as well as the unrivalled marina facilities and infrastructure that the marina is now able provide large superyachts.Top yachts attending the MYBA Charter Show 2018 :1. Alfa Nero (81m, 2007, Oceanco, refit in 2017)Available for charter starting from €750,000 per week. 2. Titania (73m, 2006, Lurssen, refit in 2018)Available for charter starting from $490,000 per week.3. Joy (70m, 2016, Feadship)Available for charter starting from €700,000 per week.4. Andiamo (59m, 2009, Benetti, refit in 2017)Available for charter starting from $395,000 per week.5. The Wellesley (56m, 1993, Oceanco, refit in 2016)Available for charter starting from €220,000 per week.6. Lazy Z (51m, 1997, Oceanco, refit 2015)Available for charter starting from $224,000.7. Elixir (55m, 2016, Amels)Available for charter starting from $275,000 per week.The full list of yachts attending the show is here.

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