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My Secret | Heesen Delivers New Steel-Hulled Luxury Motor Yacht

Dec 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts has recently announced the delivery of their 47-meter My Secret, which is a steel-hulled full-displacement motor yacht. Having been launched back in June, this luxury yacht was thought up by the company's naval architects, with the exterior commissioned by Omega Architects and the interior designed by Bannenberg & Rowell.... Read More

Ditch the Cold and Sunbathe Aboard Superyacht Aguila

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

While everyone is bundled up in winter coats and mittens this holiday season, why not round-up the whole family and get on-board the superyacht, Aguila, for a tour of the Mexican Riviera? According to Super Yacht Times, this luxury yacht was built in 2007 and is based in Cancun, Mexico, able to accommodate 10 guests in five cabins. It also includes a Sea Doo waverunner for three guests, a Yamaha outboard dinghy 50hp for five guests, two Kayaks along with snorkeling equipment for both adults and children.... Read More

The Eco-Friendliness of Sunreef Yachts' 90 Ultimate Catamaran

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Specializing in building luxury catamarans, Sunreef Yachts has done it yet again with their newest addition to the family. Having just introduced the Sunreef 80 in 2010 and the Sunreef 75 in 2011, the talented designers at Sunreef Yachts proudly present their latest masterpiece, the Sunreef 90 Ultimate, a design that took them over 6 months to finalize.... Read More

Get Your Sailor On with Hodgdon and Their Custom Line of Tenders

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

You can never really have too much of a good thing and the custom line of tenders by Hodgdon Yachts is here to prove it. According to Charter World, these superyacht tenders combine head-turning good looks with superb machinery and hardware, ultimately landing you a vessel that both looks and works great.... Read More

Riva Unveils Their Largest Yacht Ever | 122-Foot Flagship Mythos

Nov 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Iconic 170-year-old Italian brand Riva Yachts is celebrated for the world over for beautiful wooden boats that evoke the Dolce Vita days when Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Aristotle Onassis and Prince Ranier of Monaco were regularly seen at the helm of a Riva craft. While the company has not abandoned its heritage, which has always been more about style than size – in 2010 they collaborated with Gucci on a special edition of their classic Aquariva model – their newly unveiled flagship is the largest Riva luxury yacht ever built, and the first to be constructed entirely in lightweight aluminum alloy.... Read More

Princess Yachts to Debut Two New Models at 2013 London Boat Show

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Perhaps it is easier to forget about the depressing state of the economy when you are miles out to sea on a super decadent yacht. Actually, if you are on a yacht, you might not be worrying about much, except which vintage to uncork for dinner. According to CharterWorld, luxury yacht company, Princess Yachts, is lifting spirits with the debut of two new models at the 2013 London Boat Show.... Read More

Money Can't Buy Jaguar's Concept Speed Boat

Nov 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Everyone knows there's more than one way to skin a cat, but it's knowledge no less commonplace that cats don't typically like the water. Jaguar, however, is not one to follow convention, braking with it at the press launch of its new XF Sportbrake.... Read More

90 Meter Superyacht Takes to the Clouds

Nov 5, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Monaco Yacht Show saw some pretty fantastic vessels but the new 90 meter superyacht for Benetti by Marco Casali of Too Design definitely stood out. As part of the company's Innovation Project, the Cloud 90 is the biggest out of the three designs the company came up with, according to Super Yacht Times. The look was apparently driven forth by the idea to create a cloud above the hull and keep it in place with a fashion plate.... Read More

Speedboat Driven by David Beckham at London Olympics Up for Auction

Nov 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

When soccer superstar David Beckham piloted a Bladerunner speedboat down the Thames carrying the opening ceremony Olympic Torch this summer in true James Bond style, an estimated 900 million people were watching around the world. Now the one-of-a-kind craft, a whiplash fast carbon fiber Bladerunner BR RIB 35 built by the Britain’s ICE Marine and heavily customized with rockets, smoke canisters, waterjets and LED lights worthy of any 007 vehicle, will be offered at Bonhams’ December 3, 2012 sale at Mercedes-Benz World Brooklands in Surrey, UK.... Read More

Bill Gates' Honeymoon Superyacht Listed for sale at $13.9 Million

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Charade, an impressive 154-ft. superyacht custom built by Feadship De Vries Shipyard for Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen in 1990, on which Bill Gates spent part of his Hawaiian honeymoon in 1994, has been listed for sale by Merle Wood & Associates at $13.9 million.... Read More

Corsair 32 Yacht Cruiser Debuts at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

According to Charter World, Chris-Craft took its newest luxury yacht tender Corsair 32 to the 2012 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, which ended yesterday. The vessel is apparently a good choice for anyone wanting to go on an overnight adventure or even just spend a few hours cruising around the bay, making it pretty versatile.... Read More

Steve Jobs’ Yacht Makes First Public Appearance in the Netherlands

Oct 29, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The description of Steve Jobs’ custom-built yacht, Venus, by biographer Walter Issacson as being “sleek and minimalist,” in his book, appears to be concise and precise based on this video.... Read More

Luxury Superyachts Impress at 53rd Ford Lauderdale Boat Show

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Yesterday saw the opening of the 53rd Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, which has brought in some of the world's best designers and architects, and plenty of wealthy boaters, brokers, experts, and suppliers. According to Super Yachts, more than three million square feet of ground is being covered by the event, which is filled with some of the most exciting yachts cruising today, including Diamonds Are Forever and Kismet.... Read More

The New 85 Sunreef Power Motoryacht Makes Waves

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Embracing our nautical desires has always been a good idea in theory; however, rough waters and little deck space can leave us less experienced sailors feeling a bit uneasy. This is where Sunreef Yachts comes in, as they have employed young and talented designers to design luxury yachts meant to give a smoother and more efficient experience.... Read More

Cruise Greece With The Moorings' Newest Luxury Yacht Charters

Oct 22, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

At the Annapolis Sailboat & Powerboat Show this month, the Moorings unveiled their new line of sail, power, and crewed luxury yacht charter options that will be available in 2013. Of the new boats will be the 5800 Flagship Catamaran, the Moorings 4800, and the 42.3. The charter company also announced that guests will now be able to enjoy the US East Coast as new destinations and route options.... Read More

NEWCRUISE Combines A Cruise Ship And Super Yacht To Create A One Of A Kind Experience

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

If you’re under the age of 60 and have opted for a cruise as your next vacation (and it is not your honeymoon or a family reunion) then you must be a bit insane, right? Not necessarily. One of the most internationally recognized brands for luxury yacht designs and projects, NEWCRUISE, is trying to change the world of cruises forever by introducing their new 138m (443 ft) luxury motor yacht, Balaena.... Read More

Mine is Bigger Than Yours | Megayachts Impress at Monaco Yacht Show

Sep 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

The 22nd Monaco Yacht Show wrapped up this past Saturday and was filled with huge vessels that could cause average yachts to sink in shame. Widely considered to be one of the most prestigious events in its class, the event featured a record of six luxury megayachts with an average length of 263 feet, according to Astaire Magazine.... Read More

Pair Your Luxury Yacht With a Slick Speed Boat for Under 500k

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

We always tell you about all about the various luxury yachts that are out there, from limited edition models custom-made for affluent clients to huge vessels stretching over 700 feet long. While those are all great to read about and own, sometimes you just want a small water outing with a few friends and family. The speed boats listed below (all with a base price under 500k) allow you to enjoy a day out on the water in ways you couldn't with a larger boat, like hitting cruising speeds of 33 mph and towing various water toys like jet skis. Plus, these more modest designs are much cheaper to fuel than your giant yacht.... Read More

Architect Zaha Hadid Designs Limited Edition Speed Boat For Art Dealer

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you're wealthy enough you can have a luxury speed boat built exclusively for you, customized just the way you like it. Kenny Schachter, London-based art dealer and writer, is one of the more recent to get everything he always wanted out of a boat thanks to world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid. However, this 8-metre motor "Z-Boat" will be available in a series of 12 limited edition models for €375,000 each (around $484,800), so you have a chance to snatch one for yourself.... Read More

Cigarette Racing Team's New Top Gun and Huntress Speed Boats

Sep 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Joseph Vasquez

Cigarette Racing Team may have started out making waves in competitions but they're now known for their custom-built luxury boats. Their 38-foot-long Top Gun model, which has been giving people the opportunity to play Maverick for 25 years now, has been recently boosted to speed in excess of 90mph, while their brand new 42-foot Huntress features two different engine options.... Read More

You Only Need One Hand to Sail the Hanse 345 Yacht

Sep 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Joseph Vasquez  |  2 Comments

The new Hanse 345 luxury yacht made its premier September 4th through 9th in Amsterdam at the Hiswa boat show. The 345 is a completely redesigned fast cruising boat, priding itself in areas such as design, functionality, technology, performance, and safety. The exterior design of the 345 is similar to that of the 355, but the weight of the new model is lighter, supposedly without losing any speed between the transition.... Read More

High-Definition Content Streamed Straight to Your Luxury Yacht

Sep 10, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

MTN Satellite Communications and Jetstream recently announced the availability of Jetstream HD, a high-definition streaming content solution that enables luxury yachts to have content in high-definition over televisions, mobile devices, tablets, and computers while at sea.... Read More

ORACLE TEAM USA Hopes to Win the 34th America's Cup With New AC72 Catamaran

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

ORACLE TEAM USA has unveiled that their very first AC72 Catamaran will be raced for the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco in 2013. Having just been transported from her place of build in Pier 80 to the San Francisco Bay, the competitive vessel is getting ready for her big debut.... Read More

Marc Newson's Retro Riva Speed Boat

Aug 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  1 Comment

Riva goes back to 1842 when a young carpenter, Pietro Riva, opened his own shipyard in Sarnico, Italy. The luxury yacht company was passed through generations, always concerned with crafting elegant boats for those who take true pleasure in the small details.... Read More

Soraya 46 Luxury Yacht is Ready to Go

Aug 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Katie Smith  |  1 Comment

The world of luxury yachts is about to get even more impressive. Three years after being unveiled as a concept yacht at the 2009 Monaco Yacht Show, the Soraya 46 is ready for purchase. At 152-feet in length, the superyacht’s exterior has been designed by UNIELLé Yacht Design, while the interior is by Bobič Yacht and Aleš Bratina. With five spacious cabins able to accommodate ten guests, the vessel promises the ultimate level of comfort.... Read More

Double Deck Luxury Superyacht Launched | Sunreef 82

Aug 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

The luxury yacht Sunreef 82 Double Deck follows on the heels of Sunreef's previously launched mega catamarans, but this one has even more luxurious features.... Read More

Customizable Speed Boat | Maxi Dolphin MD53

Aug 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Maxi Dolphin has many different types of luxury boats to choose from, from their powerful speed boats to their custom sail boats, but we're most interested in the MD53 Power.... Read More

Project Azzam Ready to Become Largest Luxury Yacht in the World

Jul 31, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

There are so many luxury yachts floating around, each boasting their impressive facilities and size, but we may soon be seeing a vessel who may surpass the rest and take the title of World's Largest Yacht.... Read More

Wider 150 | A Luxury Yacht With Many Surprises

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  3 Comments

Earlier this month the Italian company Wider Yachts revealed even more details about its brand new luxury megayacht, Wider 150, marking a first for the company. Having only gotten started in 2010, Wider is already known for its 42 footer and now with their larger addition, they're sure to pop up on many more radars.... Read More

Speedboat with Sea Legs | Iguana Yachts

Jul 23, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

While large yachts are certainly popular, sometimes you may want a smaller, more powerful luxury vessel and that's where speedboats come in. Created in 2008 by Antoine Brugidou, Iguana Yachts has many ambitions to create "sustainable motor cruising" while employing elegant and groundbreaking designs, one of which being their integrated under-carriage system that gives their boats a functional ability inside and outside the water. Iguana has taken everything they learned with their IG29 model and used it to make the smaller IG24 version, which went into production in May 2012.... Read More

"The World's Biggest Open Yacht" | Mangusta 165

Jul 17, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  7 Comments

Overmarine Group Shipyard is pretty well known in the marine world, especially because it's the owner of the Mangusta brand, which gives the world some of the largest luxury yachts. The Mangusta 165 is, according to Overmarine, the biggest open yacht in the world at 163 feet long, blowing size and performance expectations out of the water.... Read More

Diamonds Are Forever | A Luxury Yacht Fit For James Bond

Jul 13, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

James Bond is one of the world's most iconic characters, known for his suave moves and sweet rides, and you'll be hard-pressed to find someone who wouldn't mind living a day in the spy's shoes. John Staluppi is one such person, but instead of simply dreaming, he made a luxury yacht fit for 007 himself.... Read More

J Craft Boats Enters Global Partnership With Beauty Brand Carol Joy

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

J Craft Boats is known for their hand-built luxury speed boats, combining classic styles with traditional Swedish boat-building techniques. Deciding to further their reach, J Craft has now entered into a global partnership with Carol Joy, the well known beauty products brand.... Read More

Orsos Islands | Your Own Personal Mobile Private Island

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Usually people have to choose between spending their vacation aboard a luxury yacht or an island resort, but Orsos Islands has plans to combine the two experiences with its all-encompassing design concept. Made to look like a floating island, Orsos Islands blends together the need for privacy with the inviting allure of land-based mother nature.... Read More

Andreas L Charter Yacht is the "Ferrari of the Sea"

Jul 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With the growing popularity of yacht charters, companies strive to keep up and supply customers with spacious accommodations and one-in-a-lifetime experiences. Liveras Yachts knows the charter market well and makes innovative custom yachts to fit its needs. The latest superyacht to join the companies ranks is that of Andreas L. With a guest allowance of 12, Andreas is a 196-foot-long contemporary yacht with a carefully selected international crew ready to help you with anything you may need. Built by Benettie, with the interior designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, this vessel intends to make you feel like you're on the world's best luxury yacht.... Read More

Luxury Yacht Company Baia Yachts Introduces Onda 63'

Jul 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The key asset of the new Onda 63’ model by luxury yacht manufacturers Baia Yachts is simple: versatility to provide ultimate comfort to the passenger. Technical innovation combined with customizable features offer plenty of room for passengers to kick back, relax, and make the most of their experience aboard the newest model by the high performance yacht company.... Read More

5 Great Charter Destinations in the Mediterranean

Jun 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  3 Comments

If you find yourself struggling to plan the perfect luxury vacation, you should think about chartering a yacht in the Mediterranean. Not only will you be able to enjoy the freedom the open sea offers, you'll be able to tell all your family and friends about how you spent every night in a new place without having to hassle with constantly re-packing.... Read More

Hemisphere | One of the World's Largest Luxury Catamarans

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

According to Boat International, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd. is responsible for building one of the world's largest sailing catamaran's, named Hemisphere. As having a keen love for diving, the owners of Hemisphere decided to create their own luxury catamaran after failing to find one that fit their specifications. The luxury yacht was originally conceived of being around 35 meters but once hiring architects Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP), the minds behind the Jules Verne record holder Groupama 3, Hemisphere grew to a staggering 44.2 meters (145.0 feet), which was as large as she could get without dealing with a whole new set of policies.... Read More

Megayacht to Offer Amenities Found in Luxury Resorts

Jun 6, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  4 Comments

Italian design studio, Pastrovich, proud maker of self-titled “sexy yachts,” has unveiled a stunning new luxury yacht concept, which according to the company, is "a combination of the nicest features of the world’s most luxurious resorts.” A multitude of innovative structures will be amassed to build this breathtaking ship which will include tropical beach elements, as well as guest “villas,” an underwater spa, and a cave-like lower level, housing a wine cellar and cigar lounge. The finished project hopes to liken the experience to a luxury resort in motion.... Read More

The Tartan 5300 Sails in a Class All Its Own

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Inside and out, the Tartan 5300 is a jewel among luxury yachts, showcasing improvements in the brands performance and handling. Designed for cruising, The Tartan 5300 boasts 46.5 feet of waterline and a displacement to length ratio of 165 feet.... Read More

Volvo Ocean Race Sets Out for 2012 Finish of the 'Everest of Sailing'

Jun 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

This month, the highly acclaimed Volvo Ocean Race, dubbed the “World’s Toughest and Longest Ocean Race” by the sailing community, and one of the top sporting events worldwide, made a stop in Miami, Florida. It is the only North American stopover for the prestigious around-the-world yacht race, which is held only once every three years.... Read More

Take To Both Air and Sea With This Incredible Hovercraft

May 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Flying Hovercraft from Hammacher Schlemmer, who boasts “Offering the Best, the Only, and the Unexpected for 164 years,” is an amazing vehicle that is sure to rank as one of the year's best water toys; however, it will cost you around $190,000.... Read More

Five Top Marinas in the Caribbean Islands

May 30, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Yachtsmen are out in full force cruising the waters of the Caribbean, with its seaworthy marinas and luxury yacht clubs on the tropical waters. Having an eye out for the best marinas is as important to a successful trip as having a dependable crew and a well-maintained ship. Here are a few full-service marinas and yacht clubs throughout the Caribbean Islands that have served yachts and crews for years.... Read More

Experience the Thrill of Sailing Aboard Elena Racing Schooner

May 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

One of the world's best luxury yachts, Elena was originally designed by Nathanael Herreshoff in 1910. However, unlike many yachts which were designed for cruising, Elena was originally built for racing. Herreshoff crafted her keel using a lower center of gravity—an innovation for the time. Her build won the vessel many awards including the 1928 Trans-Atlantic Race. While Elena still races, she also plays host to those seeking the beautiful vacation destinations.... Read More

Heesen Yachts Launches MY Lady Petra

May 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart  |  1 Comment

It?fs official, project YN 15747 has been christened MY Lady Petra. The luxury motor yacht - the eighth vessel to join Heesen Yacht?fs award-winning 47 meter class - was launched on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the facility in Oss, Netherlands. What?fs more, the proud owners of this luxury yacht just so happen to be Mr. and Mrs. Heesen.... Read More

Newest Benetti Superyacht Launched in Prestigious Italian Shipyard

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

World-renowned Italian shipyard, Viareggio, witnessed the launching of what is sure to be another best luxury yacht . The first Benetti Classic Supreme 132’ superyacht was unveiled on May 4th for preliminary test stages. In addition to the boat’s engineers and technicians, the craft’s stellar combination of Italian style and functionality is due to exterior and interior designers Stefano Righini and Francois Zuretti.... Read More

Catamaran and Superyacht in One | Curvelle Quaranta

Apr 30, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Curvelle Quaranta is a catamaran with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots. The two-hull superyacht offers flexible guest accommodations that can be made into six double cabins, three suites, or other combinations to match guests’ needs.... Read More

Dutch Yacht Brand Jongert Expanding Globally with VeKa Group

Apr 26, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

While Jongert is a renowned yacht builder with a history of more than 58 years that includes over 325 launches, the Dutch brand is stronger than ever since becoming part of the VeKa Group in 2009.... Read More

Superyacht Dubai | The World's Second Largest Private Yacht

Apr 17, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

Coming in at 162 metres, Dubai, which debuted back in 2006 by Platinum Yachts, still holds the number two position in the World's 100 Largest Yacht rankings, according to our friends at Superyachts.... Read More

Yacht Using iPad Technology Unveiled in Zhuhai, China

Apr 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  2 Comments

Have you ever wanted to know what it would be like to step inside a spaceship? After more than four years of development and design, the 42.5 Power Trimaran Superyacht Adastra by John Shuttleworth Designs brings you as close as possible. The Adastra, which was just launched in Zhuhai, China is one of the most astounding yachts ever built, measuring at 139 feet and utilizing iPad technology to control its systems.... Read More

Super Yacht, Arianna Debuted by Delta Design Group

Apr 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

A beam of 34 feet, four, full decks, and 7,500 square feet of living area is just the beginning of the luxury yacht that was christened Arianna by the Delta Design Group. Her successful debut makes Arianna the largest all composite 50m, full-displacement motor yacht in the world.... Read More

First U.S.- Built Zeelander Z 44 Yacht to Debut at Palm Beach Boat Show

Mar 17, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Zeelander USA recently announced that a U.S.-built, Z 44 yacht is going to be showcased at the upcoming Palm Beach Boat Show. It is the first time a made-in-the-USA Zeelander yacht will be introduced to the market.... Read More

One of the World's Oldest Megayachts, Dona Amélia Gets a Refit

Feb 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The motor yacht Dona Amélia has recently undergone a refit at Pendennis Plus yard in the UK, according to MegaYacht News. Originally launched in 1928 as the Haidia G, the 233-foot vessel is the largest to be serviced in the Pendennis yard. Now known as Dona Amélia, the yacht has had a very interesting history since her early days.... Read More

The Fourth Dubois Cup Regatta for Superyachts in June 2013

Feb 27, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Dubois Naval Architects has produced seaworthy sailing and motor yachts over its 35-year history. The award-winning firm has made a big splash industry wide in facilitating both luxury yacht charters and yachts sales.... Read More

Azure Sports Boat Line Acquired by KCS International Inc.

Feb 22, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

KCS International Inc., the parent company of Cruisers Yachts and Rampage Sport Fishing Yachts, announced that it has acquired all the assets of renowned sports-boat manufacturers Azure. KCS made the announcement last week during a media event at the Miami International Boat Show.... Read More

Strand Craft Collection of Yachts, Powerboats, and Supercars

Feb 15, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

This 55-foot luxury powerboat, Miss Sweden II (above), is Strand Craft's ultimate water rocket. With its twin 1,500-horsepower V16 motors, the carbon-epoxy composite hull is lightweight and powerful. It is available in a sports version without a canopy and with one.... Read More

Oceanco's New Launch Joins Top 100 World's Largest Yachts

Feb 9, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The Netherlands-based shipbuilder Oceanco’s recent launch is the newest addition to the world’s 100 largest yachts list. With an overall length of more than 290 feet, the superyacht becomes the 41st largest in the world. The lucky owners are anticipating the delivery of their luxury vessel in April 2012.... Read More

Bavaria Yachts USA to Open Three U.S. Factory-Direct Locations in 2012

Jan 13, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Bavaria Yachts USA announced this week that it is launching three new factory-direct locations by the end of this year. The new sites in Newport, Rhode Island, Chicago, Illinois, and the Bay Area in Northern California will adhere to the business model of the firm’s flagship location in Annapolis, Maryland.... Read More

The World's 100 Largest Yachts

Jan 10, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Our friends over at SuperYachts.com have been keeping tabs on the top 100 largest yachts on the seas today, and we thought our readers would like a little tour of the biggest and most luxurious top five in the group.... Read More

Simon Cowell Travels to St. Barts on $500,000 a Week Slipstream Superyacht

Jan 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

X Factor mogul Simon Cowell has been making the rounds of the best vacation spots this holiday season aboard the ultra-luxe Slipstream superyacht. Cowell and his fiancé Mezhgan Hussainy celebrated New Year’s Eve at the posh Sandy Lane Resort in Barbados, where Rihanna performed at a lavish bash on the big night.... Read More

Luxury Yachting: Scuba Diving the BVI

Jan 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Close your eyes. Now imagine the smell of salt as it lingers in the crisp ocean air; the lull of the sea as it echoes against an endless horizon; and the calming waters as they stir your senses. There is a reason why yachting remains one of the world's most celebrated pastimes.... Read More

Reverie Superyacht for Charter at $720,000 Per Week

Jan 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The 230-foot Benetti superyacht Reverie, originally launched in 2001 for Kjell Inge Rökke, owner and CEO of the Norwegian industrial giant Aker Solutions ASA, is now available for charter at about $720,000 per week.... Read More

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