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Legendary Lürssen superyacht Kismet moored next to Tower Bridge
The 95-metre superyacht Kismet was built in 2014 by Lürssen. She is owned by Shadid...
Evrima: what you need to know about Ritz-Carlton's first 190m Superyacht Cruise
Swedish design company Tillberg Design that is working in collaboration with Ritz-Carlton’s...
67m Damen support vessel 6711 GEO sold asking EUR 30 million
This week, sale of the 67-metre Damen support vessel 6711 GEO has been announced. The buyer...
105m superyacht concept Equilibrium presented by Alejandro Crespo
Spanish designer Alejandro Crespo has introduced his latest superyacht concept, the 105-metre...
The second 45m ISA GtanTurismo superyacht sold to European customer
ISA Yachts, a brand from Palumbo Superyachts’ portfolio, has announced the sale of the...
The 20th century US Presidential Yacht Sequoia to be restored
After years of oblivion, the 32-metre yacht Sequoia, former 'alternative residence' of the 20th...
69m Amels superyacht Lady E to undergo winter refit at Pendennis
At the end of September, the 69-metre Amels superyacht Lady E (ex. Lady S) arrived in...
Bilgin introduces new 50m on spec superyacht project
The largest yachts' builder in Turkey, Bilgin Yachts (with a 85-metre yacht currently...
77m superyacht Project Black Shark takes shape at Nobiskrug
After laying keel in February 2019, German shipyard Nobiskrug has joined together the...
First superyacht ever with DSS technology: Baltic delivers 43m Canova
Finnish builder Baltic Yachts has delivered its 43-metre sailing superyacht Canova,...
Tommaso Spadolini’s insight on refitting 38m sports yacht A2
The 37.6-metre aluminium open-style sports boat A2 (ex-Madhuri) was built by Eurocraft...
Porto Montenegro to allocate EUR 500 million on further development
Recently, many world’s marinas have gone through deep restructuring to strengthen their offering...
38m superyacht Westport 125 slams into a dock and damages vessels in Washington
On October 7, a brand new 38-metre superyacht Westport 125 crashed into a fuel dock Port...
Jho Low's former superyacht Tranquility listed for sale again after 6 months
The 91.5-metre Oceanco superyacht Tranquility has been listed for sale via Camper & Nicholsons,...
Heesen sells 67m superyacht Project Sparta for 2023 delivery
One of the leading Dutch builders, Heesen has announced the sale of YN 20067, a 67-metre...
Twin superyacht design: 88m S/Y Lotus paired with 70m companion vessel
Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman partnered with ThirtyC design studio and Dykstra Naval Architects have...
Ferretti Group withdraws from listing on stock exchange
Italian superyacht builder Ferretti SpA has announced its withdrawal from public listing...
Orignial James Bond superyacht Casino Royale on charter from EUR 65,000
If you have always dreamed of chartering genuine James-Bond-style vessel, there is a perfect value...
TOP-5 brand new gigayachts to charter in winter 2019
With superyacht charter activity smoothly transitioning from the summer period to winter 2019/2020,...
Wider announces new range after changing owners
Italian builder Wider Yachts has introduced its new projects during the Monaco Yacht Show...
An expedition aboard 45m Feadship superyacht Harle makes important discoveries
According to media sources, several major scientific and historical discoveries were made in a...
Construction progress on 60m Heesen steel Project Falcon
Dutch builder Heesen has announced that hull and superstructure of their current in-build...
88m Maltese Falcon: the world's former largest sailing superyacht in Monte-Carlo
Seen at anchor at the Monaco Marina during the MYS 2019, the iconic sailing superyacht Maltese...
ALFA 50 superyacht concept by Rossinavi and Enrico Gobbi
During the Monaco Yacht Show 2019, Italian yacht builder Rossinavi has presented the...

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Double Down: Numarine Sells 5 XP Yachts
Turkish shipyard Numarine has announced the sale of 5 yachts from its XP series, bringing the total in the series up to 10. Four of these will be 26-meters in length and one 32-meters."These achievements indicate the relevance and popularity of the series" commented Numarine founder Omer Malaz. "We are very pleased that five more international customers will be able to experience what high quality and impeccable Numarine style are."All built on the same platform with identical layouts, the four 26XP yachts will feature a spacious flybridge, a main salon on the main deck and 4 guest cabins on the lower deck. Interior designs and finishes will be customised to the owner's tastes.The only substantial difference between the units will be the hulls, with one of them being semi-displacement with MAN engines of 1,200hp each, whilst the remaining ones will be displacement units with engines of 560-800hp each also manufactured by MAN.The 26XP and 32XP series were both designed by Can Yalman with naval architecture by Umberto Tagliavini. The Numarine 32XP model was being marketed at just under €9.3 million whilst the 26XP was asking just over €3.8 million.
Oyster's founder Matthews returns to its board
Richard Matthews, original founder of Oyster Yachts, has returned to its board as a non-executive director. This follows Richard Hadida buying the company in 2018. Matthews had founded the sailing yacht manufacturer back in 1973.Oyster Yachts built its first 32ft sailing boat in 1973. From there it gradually extended its range of sailing yachts finding its sweet spot in 56ft to 125ft units designed by Robert Humphreys. In 2008 the company was sold to private equity firm Balmoral Capital for £70 million, before the firm disposed of it to HTP Investments for £15 million in 2012.Following a failure of the internal hull structure on Polina Star III, an Oyster 825 model, which led to the yacht sinking in 2015. This led to a recall of 4 other units and a dent in the builder's cash flow despite a £83 million order book in 2017. The following year, the company went into administration, before being purchased by Richard Hadida.Hadida is mostly known for founding Evolution Gaming, a company that powers most online casino games and currently trades on the Swedish stock market with a market cap of near €5 billion. His fried, yacht owner and automotive mogul Eddie Jordan was formerly also involved in the takeover bid with Oyster but later backed out."It is hugely important to me personally that the founder of the brand [Richard Matthews] I hold so close to my heart has given it his seal of approval by joining our board." Hadida explained. "Having restored the company to its former glory with the support of a fantastic team – from talented craftsmen to dedicated management – this feels like confirmation that Oyster is once again synonymous with quality and excellence, just as it was when Richard founded it back in 1973".
The New Grand Soleil 44 presented on Boot
Yesterday, at the Boot exhibition in Dusseldorf, Il Cantiere del Pardo presented the new Grand Soleil 44 Performance. This is a project of Matteo Polly, the best designer in the offshore sector, rated, which is designed to become a reference boat in the racing sector ORC. The new Cantiere del Pardo challenge is called Grand Soleil 44. To win this bid, the shipyard turned to a designer who was best able to interpret the concept of a sports building on racetracks around the world in recent years. This new 44-foot kit complements the Grand Soleil Yachts Performance range, designed for more sporty owners looking for a high-performance boat that can deliver results even in a regatta, located between the GS 34, GS 48 and GS 58. As already noted on board the Grand Soleil 48, the GS 44 will also be available in two versions: the layout will be more suitable for cruising, with a different layout of the sail and deck plan to simplify maneuvers, the other will be more Race for the best on the regatta. Style and elegance complement the DNA of this new 44-foot footer, which feels a family of other models in this line. Despite the very light and sporty body, the liveliness of the interior is surprising in how much volume you can use and perceive. Following the trends of the latest Grand Soleil Performance models, even on 44-foot deck places, both for racing and for enjoying a boat on a cruise, they are truly remarkable, the dimensions of the cabin are significantly increased compared to all previous models. Among the distinguishing characteristics of the boat is the location of the mast in a rather opposite direction, which will increase the sail area for bow sails in order to maximize the characteristics taking into account the average Mediterranean conditions. A choice that also allowed the cabin layout to be promoted and thus have a larger cabin than previous models. The interior layout includes three cabins and two bathrooms. The spaces below the deck have a generous beam that offers large and comfortable volumes: the kitchen is located on the left, the dining room consists of a comfortable sofa with a dining table in the center, which can accommodate up to 8 persons. Master-suite, with a comfortable double bed, a sofa and a private bathroom, is really large for a 44-foot case with a sporty character. To make the interior even more comfortable, there is a wonderful natural brightness that penetrates through the various windows of the hull and onto the deck.
Zero Emission Concept SY200 by Philippe Briand
Innovations in megayacht eco-design seem endless. One of the first designers to take a step forward in this direction in 2020 was a marine engineer, Philip Briand. From the headquarters of his studio in London, he presents the concept of sailing in superyachts, which puts zero-emission navigation at the center of all decisions.The latest concept from the French designer appeared after he was motivated to create a “zero-emission yacht”. This is the second concept from the new Briand family of self-contained yachts, which is on the heels of the 90-meter SY300. Briand previously described the SY200 as the "younger sister" of the SY300.The SY200 will travel in two ways: boat sails and underwater turbines, with which it will collect electricity for the 20 batteries that it will carry in its hold.According to Briand, the length of the yacht is 75 meters, and the sail is 2,000 meters, it generates more than 2,000 kW at maximum speed. To do this, he designed a helmet inspired by high-class, shorter sailboats. In particular, he emphasizes his inverted nose and central glass capsule.Ketch is equipped with a carbon fiber mast and rigging, as well as the same modern hull and upturned nose as the SY 300. Briand estimates the power of the yacht is 500 kW when sailing at a speed of 15 knots and 200 kW at a power of 12 knots."I believe we need to embrace ‘lateral thinking’ when it comes to the future of sailing yacht design. We want to work alongside owners to create the perfect renewable energy machine, using only wind, water and solar energy to run the yacht and provide an exceptional experience of peace on board and exploration of the sea.” - Briand said.At speeds of 15 and 12 knots, he expects to add 500 kW and 200 kW, respectively, which will allow him to generate enough energy on board to enjoy her 12 cabins.On board the vessel can accommodate up to 10 guests. Master-suite leads to a large terrace with a jacuzzi and four large guest cabins. The dining table with 16 seats in the cab is protected from the sun and boasts panoramic views.

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