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Somali pirates face trial over 2011 fatal yacht hijacking
Seven Somali men, accused of hijacking a French yacht in the Gulf of Aden, appeared in Paris court...
Holland Jachtbouw’s 46m sloop undergoes sea trials
The 46m Skade, launched by Holland Jachtbouw's yard near Amsterdam, has been pictured undertaking...
Amels 242 Project Freefall starts sea trials
Project Freefall, the very first hull of Amels 242 Limited Editions range, is starting her sea...
The 77.4m Legend launched at Icon Yachts
The 77,4m yacht Legend has been launched at Icon Yachts in Harlingen, the Netherlands. With naval...
55m Quinta Essentia hits the water
The Italian Sea Group shipyard announced the launch of their latest superyacht, the 55m Quinta...
70m Perini Navi's superyacht Sybaris is out of the shed
Perini Navi’s new 70m sailing yacht Sybaris has left the shed. The aluminum ketch has been...
Benetti delivers the 40m yacht Chrimi III
Italian yacht builder Benetti has delivered the 40m yacht Chrimi III, the seventh hull in its...
70m Galactica Super Nova sees daylight at Heesen
Galactica Super Nova, the largest Heesen yacht yet, has seen daylight for the first...
Construction update on Moonen's Matica
Moonen has recently announced the latest construction update on the 32m Matica. This model belongs...
Dynamiq D4 39 to debut at the Monaco Yacht Show
Jetsetter, the first D4 39m superyacht, having now been under construction for just over a year, is...
85m sailing superyacht Aquijo delivered
The 85m Aquijo, the largest private sailing ketch in the world, has been delivered to her owner....
Virgin Concept Yachts unveil 60m expedition superyacht
Virgin Concept Yachts have announced the new 60m explorer yacht designed to combine amenities of a...
Owner of superyacht Barbie gets $20 million payout
On 4th January two superyachts, Barbie and The One, were involved in a fire in Marmaris,...
Burger Boat starts construction of Hull 510
Burger Boat has started the construction of the new Hull 510. Measuring 31,55m, the steel and...
Facheris Design unveils its latest concept
Florida-based design studio Facheris Design has unveiled its latest concept, the Aqueous...
Positive Energy burns to ashes in US Virgin Islands
The 26m yacht Positive energy was engulfed by flames in US Virgin Islands yesterday afternoon....
Amels 469 Limited Editions 180 yacht hits the water
Dutch shipyard Amels has released the images of its latest 55m superyacht, the Amels 469. The...
NaoYacht Design presents 76m Elvissa II concept
NaoYacht Design&Engineering presents their striking superyacht concept Elvissa...
Bilgin 156-II getting ready for launch
Bilgin Yachts announced that the two main building blocks of Bilgin 156-II , the second hull of the...
Man dies in megayacht anchor accident
The Bangkok Post reported a man died after his legs were almost severed by an anchor...
Kleven launch 116m yacht
Norwegian ship builder Kleven have announced the launch of their 116m yacht project....
Sarp Yachts launches their first superyacht: Sarp 46
Sarp Yachts, located in the Free Zone of Antalya in Turkey, have splashed their first project. Sarp...
Heesen appoints Arthur Brouwer as the new CEO
Heesen Yachts has today announced the appointment of Arthur Brouwer as the new CEO. Since...
Perini Navi sailing yacht Dahlak meets the water
Perini Navi has successfully launched the 38m sloop Dahlak in La Spenza, Italy. Her 51,40-metre...

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 Lürssen delivers 140m Project Lightning
Lürssen, one of the of the world's leading shipyards, has delivered a 140m yacht, named Project Lightning, yesterday morning.The project was known as one of the most secretive yachts in recent years and therefore, even the length was unknown until its delivery. The best guesstimate from yacht spotters is that the megayacht measures at least 130 m.With a code name like this and such length, this megayacht had plenty of people in anxious anticipation. So what do we know about Project Lightning so far?The first time Project Lightning hit the waters was in July 2019. The yacht was spotted for the first time in December 2017, when it moved into the build Hall, to replace the then in-build Flying Fox.While there are not a lot of details known, Project Lightning's two helipads were displayed as well as her layout look to host a large superyacht beach club. However, no designers, architects, or timeline has been disclosed.With its completion Project Lightning will be among the top 20 largest superyachts worldwide.
DreAMBoat: Take a peek inside the 90m Oceanco superyacht
Welcome aboard the 90m luxury yacht, built by Oceanco, and delivered in 2019. DreAMBoat was designed by Espen Oeino with Azure Naval Architects developing the naval architecture. Her A-class interior design was created by Terence Disdale.After delivering last year, the yacht was bought by Arthur Blank, when fairing and outfitting were underway. Timing had been an important factor because he wanted DreAMBoat to be ready for the summer. Arthur requested more than 100 little edits, but the only major change was the addition of a VIP suite on the owner’s deck.Arthur Blank is known as co-founder of Home Depot. His businesses include the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC. Arthur’s net worth is estimated at US$ 5.6 billion. He is said to own shares of home depot representing a value of more than US$ 3 billion. Also, the owner of DreAMBoat is an active philanthropist through his Arthur M Blank Family Foundation.The desks of DreAMBoat are connected by the glass elevator, which is located at the main deck lobby.The main saloon has many cozy zones which can be used for different purposes.The upper saloon could be used for movie nights featuring a drop-down screen. DreAMBoat has two pools: a spa pool on the sun deck and a 6m x 3.1m swimming pool on the main deck aft.The upper deck dining room can be opened up to the aft deck.Eighteen persons can accommodate the main deck dining area.The wheelhouse sits on the bridge deck, the spa is tucked away behind it.The yacht can accommodate 22 guests and 27 crew members. The six guest cabins are held in a warm-toned, additionally, there is an owner's area on the upper deck, with a children's cabin and another VIP owner's suite.
Sanlorenzo unveils  the SX112 crossover yacht
34m SX112 is the flagship of the SX crossover line by Sanlorenzo that proposes a new way of living on the sea: the barriers on board are eliminated, and the boat opens to the outside, in a close relationship with the marine context.The project design of the external lines produced by Bernardo Zuccon of Studio Zuccon International Project and interiors by Piero Lissoni, art director of the company since 2018.The key features of the project are the new stern zone which undoubtedly represents the yacht’s most iconic area. Conceived as a spacious internal beach area, it is directly connected to the outside, allowing the yachtsman to enjoy these spaces in a novel way.
Royal Huisman showcases new 46m Project 405
Royal Huisman showcases a new lightweight 46m high-performance cruiser sloop: “Nauta Reichel Pugh 151”. The owners wanted to be part of the whole process of designing and building the boat. Which is why from the moment of the project’s inception, they drew together the team that could realize this experience for them – Nigel Ingram of MCM Newport and the owners’ professional race team for specialist consultation, Nauta Design for the exterior and interior styling, Reichel/Pugh for the yacht’s naval architecture, Rondal for her carbon Panamax rig, and Royal Huisman to provide their most-qualified engineering and construction skills for the optimal end result. Royal Huisman Project 405’s lightweight aluminium and carbon composite construction will present formidable competition to existing carbon yachts, whilst combining comfort with the low sound levels of aluminium yachts. The team worked with “intelligent lock-down” measures implemented in the Netherlands since mid-March 2020 and promptly adopted by Royal Huisman. These measures allow the shipyard team to continue working in strict observance of the regulations, such as the continuous monitoring of its workers’ health situation and etc.According to Jan Timmerman, CEO Royal Huisman: “It is truly an honour to work with the owners and this great expert team of designers to realize their lightweight superyacht. The team of Royal Huisman is proud that the owners and their team have selected us for this innovative lightweight construction which was cleverly developed by our in-house R&D team, backed up with over 55 years of experience with aluminium construction. This latest superyacht order confirms Royal Huisman’s adage “If you can DREAM it, we can BUILD it!”Royal Huisman Project 405 is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.
First Princess X95 started sea trials in Plymouth
The X95 represents the third project of the partnership between Princess, Olesinski, and Pininfarina. Challenged with setting a new standard of layout excellence, which is defined by large, adaptable spaces that can be used differently, it offers a new level of the boating lifestyle.The British shipyard has revealed the 29.11m superyacht in 2018. A luxurious modern interior accommodates up to 8 guests and a crew of 4 people is also housed on board.Princess X95 is built for a life at sea, and focused on the comfort, so life on it is unlike that on any other boat its size. The layout of the yacht provides 10% more outdoor space and 40% more indoor space than a traditional motor yacht.Characterized by beautifully sculpted surfaces and long flowing lines, the X95 defines a striking design language for her class.Additional port and starboard guest cabins can each be configured with two single beds or one double bed, whilst generous crew quarters complete her extensive accommodation.The first Princess X95 has taken to the water in Plymouth and started sea trials.

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