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.

Canados’ new Oceanic Yachts 76 line sold

Canados Oceanic Yachts 76 line

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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

Lürssen 91m project ‘Orchid’ is Good to Go

Credit: Klaus Jordan

Credit: Klaus Jordan

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 a beautiful elegance. This is no any 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

The Ganesha Sailing Experience

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 metres and is built to achieve performance at new and higher levels. Combining performance and efficiency with luxury comfort, the Ganesha is an ideal home on the seas. The Vitters have elevated the Ganesha in terms of yacht design for sailing and racing as well as superb interiors. What is dazzling and amazing is that the Ganesha can change from a comfortable family living vessel into a high-performance sailing vessel within seven minutes.  Continue reading

It’s a Superyacht…It’s a Plane…It’s Helicopter!

Credit: http://www.vasilyklyukin.com/

Credit: http://www.vasilyklyukin.com/

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

Maine Boat Builder Launches a Custom-built yacht for a Solo-Sailor

Kiwi Spirit, the 63-foot cruising yacht built by Lyman Morse Boatbuilding Company, hovered just above high tide Nov. 1 before slipping into the St. George River and a life of competitive sailing. (Photos by Lynda Clancy)

A Maine boat builder especially made a custom-built yacht designed by Farr Yacht Designs for a Florida man planning a solo-sail around the world. Continue reading