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Yachts from the Mangusta brand by Italy’s Overmarine Group are typically sleek and speedy and feature an open design, which makes them appealing to owners who desire abundant outdoor space.
The Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts applies the term “sportster” to its newest launch, Galatea. The 131-foot motor yacht is indeed sporty and features a low profile, and it retains the builder’s famous...
The sailing yacht Mondango3, built by Alloy Yachts in Auckland, New Zealand, will be delivered to its owners later this month.
At the annual boat show in Cannes last September, the 64-foot Dominator 640—which starts at about $...
In addition to its Vitruvius-series motor yachts launched in the last few years, including Exuma and Galileo G , the Italian yacht maker Perini Navi is also well known for its large and luxurious...
The young Wales-based builder Pi Super Yachts recently unveiled its Dragonship 80 concept, an over-the-top sailing trimaran...
The Overmarine Group will present the very first unit of the brand new Mangusta 110 model as a world première at the forthcoming Miami Boat Show. While it still maintains the traditional racy profile...
Whyko Company, one of the most innovative italian yacht brokerage companies, is pleased to announce the all-new BWA 41 concept, a 41-meter ship branded Benetti Sail Division. From the inputs of Whyko...
The 150-foot Benetti Panthera was launched late last year and recently unveiled to the press. Constructed at Benetti’s shipyard in Livorno, Italy, Panthera sports gracefully undulating lines that...
Family owned and operated for more than 140 years, the Chinese builder Cheoy Lee Shipyards has debuted the newest addition to its Alpha line of sporty cruisers, the Alpha 87 Express Sportbridge. At...
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Porto Montenegro is the visionary marina and homeport that integrates full yacht and superyacht services with a vibrant waterfront village, in the heart of one of the Mediterranean's most picturesque...
The German megayacht builder has delivered Azzam, which, at 590 feet, is the largest privately owned yacht in the world…
AB Yachts , one of the shipyards of Italy’s Fipa Group, recently delivered a pair of sporty vessels that further solidify the company’s position as a leading builder of stylish, high-performance...
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Boating and yachting enthusiasts from around the world descended on Fort Lauderdale last month for the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show , the largest in-water boat show in the world. This...
Oceanic Yachts is an exciting new line of yachts from Cantieri Navale di Ostia – Canados. A range of fast explorer vessels that range from 90 feet to 140 feet. The line is the result of a close...
The renowned Dutch megayacht designers Frank Laupman and Perry van Oossanen, the naval architects behind the 213-foot multiple-award-winning Heesen-built yacht Galactica Star , have teamed up again—...
Graceful , the latest yacht from the Hamburg shipyard Blohm + Voss , will arrive at the end of the year, boasting an indoor pool that measures nearly 50 feet by 10 feet and can be converted to a...
Yann Huort is the official pilot for the Couach shipyard. All new models, both civilian and military, are put into his hands for uncompromising test runs in all weather conditions. The Hornet was no...
In just nine years since its founding, Nisi Yachts has quickly risen to the forefront of the maritime design world, thanks largely to the trademark angular lines of models such as the 2400, which...
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,...
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...
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...

Diane Byrne is a longtime yachting journalist, specializing in the megayacht market; she has covered the industry since 1993. She is the founder and editor of MegayachtNews.com, a daily-updated website devoted to luxury yachts, which has been referenced by Reuters, CBS MarketWatch, Forbes.com, and others. Byrne regularly contributes yachting articles to Robb Report that cover the spectrum from small speedboats to private yachts rivaling the sizes of cruise ships.

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