Yacht designer Timur Bozca has released a superyacht concept, called the Black Swan, which will appeal to the most stealth of customers. This all-black, steel and aluminum-hulled ship evokes the image of a shadow floating across the water and utilizes “simple lines with dramatic angles” and curves to produce a clean, elegant design. The vessel is also designed to be aerodynamic, creating a distinct, streamlined silhouette while improving performance at the same time. The Black Swan comes equipped with a helicopter platform, which sits on the top deck and is accessed via a concealed elevator. The aft deck features what Bozca calls “an extended beach club, which includes a pool.” The pool has a waterfall that lead... Read More
So you’ve got the yacht, but do you have the necessary accessories to go with? So much time and attention is spent on yacht design that the smaller details often go overlooked. Florida boat maker Wave Custom Boats emerged from the ashes of now-defunct Nautica International to start a line of custom yacht tenders and limousines. Owner Ian Burry explains, “We always look forward to engaging with clients to create the perfect yacht and tender combinations that will match the mothership expectations. We design each tender to be unique, so it can match the heart of a mega yacht designer’s dream.” He has enlisted designer Fabrizio DiCarne, who was trained at BMW and sharpened his skills at Nouvurania and Naut... Read More
Did you know that the United States didn't have a superyacht marina until recently? The Western Hemisphere’s first deep water superyacht marina opened in Miami this past January and is called Island Gardens Deep Harbour, situated on Watson Island. The Deep Harbour’s 5,000 linear feet of slips have been designed specifically to accommodate a wide array of vessels, but they’re intentionally targeting megayachts reaching 500-feet-plus in length. There is also accommodation for smaller powerboats and tenders servicing said yachts. The marina is host to a variety of amenities, including yacht charter services, international aircraft facilities and United States Customs capabilities.... Read More
A new catamaran concept has been revealed by Swedish designer Dennis Ingemansson and Egon Faiss of the yachtbuilders Nedship Group. Dreamed up during 2015’s Monaco Yacht Show, the 50 meter boat its final design stages, intended to reduce the time it would take to reach the build phase once cleared for construction. The catamaran, which is able to be adapted to shorter lengths, is solar-powered, which is the Nedship Group’s specialty. The main focus of this design is to be as green as possible, so the designers included over 160 meters of solar cells, which are included in the boat’s exterior surfaces. The large solar cell area, combined with a hybrid&... Read More
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