World’s Most Expensive Yachts

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To own a yacht is a sign of being wealthy and that’s to owning a superyacht is that of being super rich. Today’s yachts are equipped with ultra modern gadgets, bars, swimming pool, hot tubs, classy luxurious ambience and design and many more that even a seven-star hotel will not have to offer. Continue reading

Komorebi – a Hybrid Superyacht Set to Sail by Vertical Wings

Credit: VPLP

Credit: VPLP

Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prévost (VPLP), a French design firm has designed few of the most innovative racing boats of the world. Their designs have also won many of the World Speed sailing records. Now VPLP has come up with a new concept of a trimaran superyacht named as Komorebi, which is neither a sailing vessel, nor a purely power yacht, but a combination of both. Continue reading

An Innovative Concept in Yachts – Vanquish VQ48 – Sports Yacht

Vanquish VQ48

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Vanquish Yachts in Netherlands which are known for their innovative and customised designs have unveiled their new all aluminium construction sports yacht Vanquish VQ48 in Saint-Tropez and the second model of VQ48 will be unveiled in Ibiza very soon. Continue reading

The Dilbar – World’s Largest Yacht by Gross Tonnage and Volume

Lürssen a German shipbuilding company after a lot of secrecy in building and extensive sea trials finally delivered Project Omar to 62-year-old Alisher Usmanov, the Richest man in Russia whose net worth is US$13.4 billion as per Forbes 2015 report. Continue reading

Christina O –The Glamorous Super Yacht – Sign of Opulence in 1950’s is on Sale

Credit: M/Y Christina O

Credit: M/Y Christina O

Christina O a private superyacht that once belonged to billionaire Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. She ranked 31st among the top 100 largest yachts in the world as of the year 2013. Continue reading

Kilkea a Yacht Can Take You Anywhere in the World

Kilkea Yacht

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A new superyacht is coming to the sailing block in our near. For those of us out there that has aspirations to cross oceans and see the world but want more comfort than even the largest sailboats can accomplish. Kilkea is the answer to your travel dreams.

Kilkea is the name of a new luxury yacht under construction that will give the owner the ability to travel to all corners of the world. The yacht is currently quoted at $62 million total but the amenities are endless. Constructed from a container, it uses thick steel for the hull and it is able to withstand any weather, including lightly icy waters, which opens a door into a whole new era of personal comfort travel.

Providing enough facilities on board to last a comfortable full month at sea. This yacht can truly travel the entire world. The overall size of the vessel is planned at 270 feet categorising it as a super yacht, but the engine design allows for very low fuel consumption and is truly ground breaking. You won’t fall short on speed, though the travel speeds are planned to set at around 12 knots (22kph) with a vMax at 15.4 knots (28.5kph). Adding a plus to the more environmentally conscious buyers its carbon footprint is minuscule in comparison to it’s lower luxury yacht designs.

What better way to discover all the corners of the globe than in this “floating resort”, capable of accommodating up to 36 guests. This sailing gem is also planned to include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, helipad and hangar, and even an onboard football pitch. Of course for the owner who wants to customise their comfort optional extras are available. They include an underwater observation deck and even a submarine bay. This luxury yacht really has any and all things you could possibly need while out in the open water.

Epiphany Superyacht Could be One of The World’s Largest Yacht

At 130 metres (426.5ft) long, if Epiphany was unveiled to sail in today’s date it would be the largest luxury superyacht, a floating palace with striking design, multiple cinemas, and a VIP lounge. Continue reading

Sailing in the Palawan, Philippines

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Credit: Creative Commons

Philippines, the beautiful island country have always remained much underrated in all aspects. It is made up of about 7,641 islands, and one of it is the gorgeous island province of Palawan, which is said to be one of the most beautiful places on the earth. Continue reading

Italian Designer Gabriele Teruzzi’s Shaddai – A Super Luxury Yacht

Shaddai Luxury yacht

Credit: Gabriele Teruzzi

In the sailboat industry, there are no specific standards for the difference between motor yacht, super yacht, and mega-yacht. The only legal distinction as of today is between yachts above 24 meters and below. Those above 24 meters must have a permanent crew on the boat. Continue reading