Boats and Yachts

The Turkish shipyard Vicem Yachts is one of the few major builders that still produce boats with hulls made entirely from mahogany. The cold-molding construction method required for such hulls is a...
Sunreef Yachts has unveiled the design concept for its latest custom megayacht, the 210-foot 210 Power Trimaran . As Sunreef’s first model with three hulls, the vessel is more stable at its cruising...
The Dutch yacht company Moonen Shipyards has teamed up with the all-star designer Nick Mezas to create a series of smaller motor yachts ranging from 59 to 79 feet. The announcement came shortly after...
D-Marin Marinas Group goes full speed ahead with its programs, privileges and network, which make the Doğuş Group company a regional powerhouse in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Adriatic Sea...
Every year in late September, the Principality of Monaco—which, at just less than 500 acres, is the world’s second smallest country by area—hosts many of the world’s largest megayachts. This year,...
There are few things that evoke the feeling of summer more than sipping sundowners at sea. With Pelican Grand Beach Resort ’s all-inclusive Mega Yachts & Martinis escape (from $13,000 for two...
Zuccon Superyacht Design , the Italian yacht company, showed a 302-foot concept yacht at the Monaco Yacht Show last month with a steel hull and aluminum construction. It offers a change from the...
The design plans for the Wider 32 ( www.wider-yachts.it ) show why the Italian company is considered one of the most innovative boat designers. Like the company’s current model, the Wider 42, this...
Cannes, France, home to the famous international film festival, is also the host city for the first major boat show of the European season. At this year’s Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes ( www...
The German shipyard Lürssen —which will deliver the world’s largest privately owned yacht, the 591-foot Azzam , this fall—continues to impress with its newest build. Developed under the project name...
Wajer & Wajer , the Dutch builder of sophisticated weekend cruisers and tenders, has launched its new flagship, the Osprey 38. Whereas the yard’s previous flagship, the Osprey 37, was more of a...
The Turkish yacht builder RMK Marine and the acclaimed Italian design firm Hot Labs Yacht & Design have unveiled details on the much-anticipated RMK 5000 Explorer concept. Designed to perform...
The first Ferretti 960 ( www.ferretti-yachts.com ), a production yacht that launched in June, is the largest planing-hull vessel the Italian company has ever produced. The 96-footer can reach a speed...
SOUTH PACIFIC Hemisphere, the world’s largest sailing catamaran, is living up to its name in 2013, having made its way from ports in the Caribbean through the Panama Canal to spend fall and winter...
Crazy Me is the latest launch from Heesen Yachts , a builder that has made a name for itself by offering a variety of semicustom yachts. From the waterline up to the yacht’s sundeck, and in all of...
Project Niki, which will soon be christened Solandge, has successfully concluded her sea trials, and the new yacht's final delivery is planned for autumn 2013. Solandge is an 80-meter-plus yacht...
The Benetti Ocean Paradise was recently launched at the Benetti Livorno yard. The motor yacht will make its world premiere at the Monaco Yacht Show 2013, from September 25 to 28. Composed of aluminum...
The Italian shipyard Fipa Group, producer of AB Yachts , specializes in open-style, water-jet-powered yachts, and the AB 140 is the most recent example of the brand’s flagship. The AB 140 is capable...
Hodgdon Yachts , the East Boothbay, Maine, shipyard famed for its megayacht tenders, recently took the wraps off its inaugural hybrid-electric-propulsion model. The Onyx 41 features a standard diesel...
The Top Deck 63 is the brainchild of Luiz De Basto, and while it started as a concept project, it is now a series yacht under construction at Spain’s Astondoa shipyard. The first model will debut at...
Oxygène Yachts will present the first AIR 77, a power catamaran with a decisively innovative style and design, at the 2013 Cannes Boat Show. It was the encounter of two men — Frédéric Sarfati on...
The world’s largest yacht builder launched its newest vessel, the Azimut 80. The 80-foot yacht is the brand’s first vessel over 72 feet to be completely designed at its headquarters in Avigliana,...
Arguably the most recognizable boats on the water, Wally Yachts scream speed and aggressiveness with their carbon-fiber components and bold lines. But these striking examples of modern naval...
At last september’s Monaco Yacht Show, the Italian shipyard Benetti presented 27 megayacht concepts from independent designers. One of the more striking concepts came from the desk of Luca Dini, a...
Like its 42-foot predecessor, the Alenyacht Alen 55 ( www.alenyacht.com ) has a topside area swathed in teak and a hull constructed entirely of composite materials. The $1.1 million overnight cruiser...
DeBasto Designs and Hodgdon Shipbuilding today released an innovative design concept, the Onyx 41. A beautiful, stylish design, Onyx is as easy to operate as it is to look at. From touch screen...
The 203-foot Sea Owl , built by Feadship ’s Royal Van Lent shipyard and designed by Andrew Winch, features a head-turning green hull. But the yacht’s detailed interior is jaw dropping. The lucky few...
RMK Marine and Hot Lab Yacht & Design will unveil the RMK 5000 Explorer concept vessel at the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show. There will be two primary variations, the True Luxury Explorer and the...
Vicem Yachts adds an important step to its strategic business expansion with the launch of the Vulcan 35m/118’ Trideck. Since 2012 Vicem has been enlarging its horizons beyond mahogany construction...
The Silver Arrows Marine Granturismo Concept – a unique luxury motor yacht – has cruised past a significant new milestone in its development: the signing off of the final design. The design...

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