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 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
Updated Oct 2016
A new superyacht is coming to the sailing block in our near. For those of us out there that have 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 in 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 categorizing it as a superyacht, but the engine design allows for very low fuel consumption and is truly groundbreaking. 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 it’s 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 customize 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
Bilgin a luxury yacht building company based in Istanbul in the speculative and prestigious project of its 47.6 m superyacht, speeded up the construction of Bilgin 156-II. Continue reading
Heesen Yachts has successfully delivered the world’s first Fast Displacement steel-hulled yacht over 50 metres – the 180-foot Azamanta. Before the announcement was made, the 55 metre superyacht developed by Van Oossanen in collaboration with Heesen Yachts, underwent intensive sea trials in the North Sea. Continue reading
Updated Nov 2015
This is one of the luxury yachts that have been designed in our lifetime. It is so elegant and beautifully designed. Shining in the shimmer of the afternoon sun and producing foams as she femininely floats the blue waters of the seas, she dwells with beautiful elegance. This is no ordinary sailboat; it is class and beauty in one. this is one of the luxury yachts of our century and wherever it is that you want to voyage and get away from the society to only be surrounded by waters, it so willingly allows you aboard and the journey that she will take you into the oceans is one that is luxurious and amazing like one you have never seen before. Continue reading
Mulder’s 94 Voyager Firefly is a sailboat of its own kind. Ever imagined a beautiful and large luxury yacht floating so comfortably on the deep waters of the oceans? How about one that voyages for a long distance with ease and speed? Well, this is the generation that has lived to see them coming up of such a yacht. Continue reading
The superyacht Ganesha is spectacular. She was built by Dutch shipyard Vitters with smooth lines, a slender silhouette, and superior performance. She is a racing yacht with elegance and comfort. The Ganesha is 46 meters and is built to achieve performance at new and higher levels. Continue reading
They continue to grow in size and elegance with features that the average man or woman in the street could just dream of. The yacht has certainly evolved through the years with limitations only restricted to your imagination. Many yachts are equipped with everything from submarines to swimming pools to helipads. If Russian businessman Vasily Klyukin has anything to do with it the best is yet to come. Based on designs already on the table the new yacht will be part of the marine and the aviation industry. Although the concept is still sitting on the table, Klyukin has great expectations that it will eventually become a reality. Continue reading