Sunseeker is set to launch its new major model, the Manhattan 66, at the London Boat Show in January 2017. The London Boat Show is scheduled to take place from 6-15 January, 2017. Continue reading
New York based Gill Schmid Design has introduced their latest 77metre (360ft) mega yacht Halcyon concept recently, which was designed for their client. Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
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
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
The Italian shipyard Canados announced the sale of its Oceanic Yachts 76 line, even before its official presentation. The Oceanic range, a luxury yacht range was initiated and designed in 2013 with the objective of offering high performance and low fuel consumption. Continue reading