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49-metre Benetti yacht Elaldrea+ launched
Italian yard Benetti has launched 49-metre custom yacht previously known as Project Zafiro, which...
52-metre yacht KD launched by Sanlorenzo
Italian yard, Sanlorenzo has confirmed the launch of their second yacht in the 52Steel line and...
Singapore Yacht Show 2018
The Singapore Yacht Show is Asia’s leading yacht and luxury show - the only one fully supported...
One of the fastest yachts in the world: Galeocerdo
Galeocerdo was built by Wally in 2003 as WallyPower for Luca Bassani, the founder of Wally. He...
Oyster Yachts acquired by Richard Hadida
Oyster Yachts, the struggling UK shipyard, has been bailed out of administration by gaming software...
Oceanco : Black Pearl delivered
The 106.7m (350ft) three-masted sailing yacht Black Pearl is unlike any yacht the world has ever...
The 6 most expensive yachts on sale at Palm Beach International Boat Show 2018
The Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 22 - 25, 2018, is one of the top five boat shows in...
35.5-metre Benetti Mediterraneo 116' yacht Botti launched
Third Mediterraneo 116’ yacht Botti was launched yesterday by Benetti.Against a festive...
50-metre Dynamiq GTT 165
With the GTT 165, the latest and largest model in range of next-generation superyachts, Dynamiq is...
Equanimity: the 91m yacht in the spotlight of the US Government
Earlier this month, the 91.5-meter Oceanco, Equanimity was seized by Indonesian...
107m Ulysses renamed Andromeda
The 107-meter explorer previously known as Ulysses has now been renamed to Andromeda. This...
Radiant: one of yachting's most enlightening cases
Commissioned by a Russian billionaire and ultimately delivered to a powerful, Middle Eastern...
127-metre yacht Project #4
The French studio YXXI Yacht Design has unveiled their latest superyacht concept. Influenced by...
The 1st TYBA Yacht Charter Show
Hosted at the prestigous location of Yalikavak Marina, the 1st TYBA Yacht Charter Show is bringing...
80-metre Tankoa S801 project near completion
The sophisticated design and engineering of S801, destined to become the flagship of the Tankoa...
63-metre Project Vector launched and named Utopia IV
63-metre yacht Project Vector has been launched by the Italian shipyard Rossinavi in their...
New world: Heesen sells 80m Project Cosmos
Dutch shipyard, Heesen Yachts has confirmed the sale of the 80.07-metre Project Cosmos, the largest...
95-metre Indian Empress confiscated in Malta for unpaid wages
The 95-metre superyacht Indian Empress has been seized in Malta due to claims that its...
First luxury electric boat that is charging faster than a Tesla
The Hinckley Dasher is a 8,5-metre (28-foot) fully electric boat with a sleek, stylish and...
50-metre Baglietto concept
The fifth motor yacht concept the partnership of the Baglietto and Santa Maria Magnolfi studio, the...
90-metre Equanimity seized as captain turned off 'AIS' system to avoid detection
Indonesia police seized the 91.5-meter Equanimity near Bali as part of an ongoing...
Inside the 107m explorer Zuckerberg did not buy
Built in 2016, the 107-meter Ulysses has become the clearest yet definition of an explorer yacht,...
Gulf Craft premieres at Dubai International Boat Show 2018
Gulf Craft, the UAE's pioneering builder of luxury superyachts, fine yachts and leisure boats...
115-metre superyacht concept Tuhura
Dutch yard Oceanco yesterday has revealed its latest concept on DIBS 2018 - 115-metre...

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Spotted: 1927 classic sailing yacht Trinakria in St. Tropez
The legendary yacht Trinakria, which has been launched in 1927 in Austria at the Wienerwerft in Vienna, was seen in St. Tropez. Trinakria is a 49.06-metre luxury sailing yacht.The gaff-rigged schooner a steel hull and wooden superstructure. Trinakria was entirely refitted over a 10 year period, from 2004 to 2014. The refit started in Agadir in Morocco at the luxury yacht builder Chantier Naval HESARO. Unfortunately, technical difficulties and the failure of the local shipyard lead to a long and ambitious eight years refit. However, in 2012, she was sailing to La Rochelle. It took two more years more to complete all the works.Her interiors have been returned to their former glory, featuring warm polished woods, classic white planked ceilings and crafted leather furnishings.The sailing yacht can accommodate 10 guests in five traditional, yet luxurious staterooms, each with private ensuite facilities. Her decks are laid to teak and offer a vast amount of area to relax, socialize and sun. The main deck has 2 alfresco dining options, one just forward of the helm, seating guests comfortably under a Bimini cover if requested. This deck is raised providing uninterrupted views. An additional alfresco dining table is forward, in a more intimate setting, perfect for casual dining.With a beam of 7 m and a draft of 3.3 m, Trinakria is powered by CAT engines and has a cruising speed of 10 knots. This magnificent yacht can often be found cruising the Mediterranean, where she is available for charter with the price about €70,000 - €80,000 per week.
CdM revealed interior of 31m yacht Archipelago
Let’s take a look inside the new 31.1-metre explorer yacht Archipelago, which is the fifth Darwin 102 to come from the Italian superyacht manufacturer Cantiere delle Marche.The boat has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure built to RINA Class standards. Her naval architecture and exterior styling comes from Hydro Tec.Francesco Guida is responsible for her interior design with a sea theme of white, blue and green. Archipelago offers accommodation for 10 guests across five en-suite cabins, including a large owner's suite on the main deck, 1 VIP stateroom, 2 double cabins and 1 twin cabin. The crew of 6 will provide luxury comfort for of guests. Vasco Buonpensiere, co-founder and Sales and Marketing Director of CdM, commented:We are very proud of launching the fifth Darwin Class 102' confirming that there is no other more successful explorer vessel’s model between 90 and 110 feet in the whole market.There is a large open-plan living room with dining area on the main deck. The upper deck has the storage for the yacht's Williams Dieseljet D565 tender and wheelhouse. Also here you can find the helm controls forward with the Captain's cabin immediately behind, followed by the cozy skylounge, which is ideal for close conversation.Archipelago is powered with twin Caterpillar Inc C18 Acert engines delivering 500kW each, which helps her to reach a top speed of 13 knots and a cruising speed of 11.5 knots. The yacht has an extensive cruising range of 4,700 nautical miles at 9.5 knots.
Australian millionaire’s 73m superyacht Hasna has been sold
Hasna is a 73-metre luxury motor yacht, built by Feadship in 2017. She has been the first yacht in Dutch shipbuilding history ordered by an Australian customer. According to Forbes, the superyacht has been owned by Australian loan magnate John Symond and believed to cost him $75million. She has been listed for sale asking € 97,500,000 two years after delivery. Later the price was reduced down to € 92,500,000 and she was sold and renamed Lunasea, thanks to Y.CO and Burgess.Gary Wright, Co-Founder and Chairman of Y.CO commented:Hasna marks the third Feadship Y.CO has sold in recent weeks and demand among our clients for well-built, quality yachts remains strong. Completing a sale of this magnitude in the current climate has taken an extraordinary amount of commitment from everyone involved and we would especially like to thank the Captain and crew for their support throughout this sale.We are pleased to be taking over the operational and charter management of the yacht - under her new name of Lunasea - and our team is already working closely with the new owner’s team and crew to transform the onboard experience and strengthen her charter reputation.With a beam of 11.9 m and a draft of 3.45 m, she has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.The highlights of the superyacht include an 8m infinity pool on the main deck aft, a 10-seat cinema on the main deck, a wellness centre with a massage room, a hairdressing salon, an elevator, a sun deck lounge with inside-outside bar and a jacuzzi.Ben Ritchie of the Y.CO sales team said: We are thrilled to have secured this very recent and exceptionally well-maintained Feadship on behalf of our client. Not only does Hasna exude quality, but she has every amenity you could possibly want on board, which we anticipate will make her extremely popular on the charter market. With stunning interior and exterior design by RWD, we believe Hasna to be one of the finest Feadships ever built and we are pleased to add her to our Y.CO Management fleet and to be able to offer her for charter.Hasna was designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon and can accommodate 12 guests in six staterooms, including a full-beam owner’s suite is located on the main deck, two VIP staterooms, two double cabins, and a further double cabin on the bridge deck. Also, the superyacht offers accommodation for a crew of up to 21. Twin MTU diesel engines provide her a top speed of 16.6 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots, with a transatlantic range of 5,500 nautical miles at 12 knots. She is powered by MTU engines of 1850 hp each.
Sirena Yachts sold sixth Sirena 88 flagship
Turkish shipyard Sirena Yachts has sold its sixth 26.8m Sirena 88 flagship model, the largest in the Sirena range in less than one year from its debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival.The yacht has been recently sold to an American client. Constantinos Constantinou, Sirena’s Director of North American Sales said:The list of special requests and custom features that we’re implementing on this yacht is impressive, which reflects both our determination to meet our customers’ needs but also the flexibility of this particular model.There are upgraded MAN engines (1800 hp vs standard 1550 hp) and generators (40kW each vs standard 35kW). The hull has both zero-speed stabilisers and a Seakeeper gyro stabiliser. Commercial Director Ali Onger commented: The Sirena 88 is so popular because it offers the largest interior volume in its class. We’re talking about an 7.1-meter/23’2” beam; there is nothing else like that in this size bracket, without even mentioning its 25-knot maximum speed. And its range is impressive too: around 2,100 nautical miles at 9 knots. All these factors are serious advantages for our clients. Interior decoration is going to be different for each of the boats and they will reflect their respective owners’ needs. Its layout is also customizable, so long as the alterations do not interfere with technical aspects of the yacht.The vessel features naval architecture by German Frers and the interior design by Cor D. Rover. The model features 5-cabin layout with a master suite forward on the main deck and four guest suites below, however, usually there will be a second full-beam master suite on the lower deck. The flybridge layout has been re-created with a custom bar instead of the starboard side and features a unique seating and dining area.Constantinos Constantinou added:We're thrilled by the way the 88 has been received, which reflects the trend among owners seeking superyacht features in a more manageable size of yacht.The Sirena 88 offers the kind of volumes you would commonly find on a 100-footer or bigger. In actual fact, we are the only builders in this size range who can offer a twin-level master stateroom without sacrificing the 5-cabin layout. No one else has managed that and you really have to go up to 120+ feet to find anything similar. I see two main contributing factors to the Sirena 88’s success: firstly, the superb job done by our designers and engineers, evidenced by an Innovation award the 88 has received. The second success factor is our reputation and brand recognition. Sirena builds yachts of exceptional quality with impressive performance on the water with numerous innovations and unique features that are focused on safety and efficiency. This is being increasingly recognized by discerning yacht buyers and the yachting world alike.
Sold: matte black 34m Mangusta 108 superyacht Neoprene
It is impossible not to notice this eye-catching matte black 33.5-metre Mangusta 108 motor yacht Neoprene (ex: Naisca V), which has been recently sold. Dimitris Kyriazakos from Ekka Yachts was representing the buyer and Ed Dickinson and David Seal from Northrop & Johnson were representing the seller in the deal.Neoprene was built by Overmarine in Italy at their Viareggio shipyard in 2002. With a beam of 7.1 m and a draft of 1.2 m, she is powered by two MTU 12V 4000 M90 diesel engines, enabling her a maximum speed of 32 knots and a cruising speed of 25 knots. She features an exterior design by Italian studio Stefano Righini Design, with naval architecture by Andrea Bacigalupo and Overmarine. Her light-warm and neutral timeless interior design was created by Barth Italy, which was renewed from the last refit in 2017, thanks to Monaco Marine.The motor yacht can accommodate up to 10 guests across four staterooms, comprising a master suite with king-sized bed and walk-in wardrobe, VIP stateroom with a double bed, another double bed stateroom and a quadruple stateroom with four bunk beds. A crew of 5 members will take care of guests.There are sun-pads located on the foredeck shaded by an optional canopy with an outdoor dining space aft.

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