Chinese mogul Wang Jianlin, one of the world’s richest men, is spending $500 million to buy Sunseeker, the UK company that makes James Bond's luxury yachts. Shanghai Daily reported that Jianlin, who amassed a fortune of $8.6 billion by building karaoke centers, shopping malls, luxury hotels, department stores and movie theaters, has acquired a 91.8 percent stake in the company founded in Poole, UK in 1979.... Read More
28-year-old British socialite, model and TV personality Tamara Ecclestone, daughter of Formula 1 billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, just celebrated her marriage to stockbroker Jay Rutland aboard one of the world’s most luxurious yachts. The pair chartered the 212-foot Silver Angel, built by Italy’s Benetti Yachts and rated at about $600,000 per week in St. Tropez on France’s Cote d’Azur, the London Daily Mail reports.... Read More
For those of you planning on visiting St. Tropez soon, you may want to check out Hotel Byblos, because they've just started offering access to their very own luxury yacht. Byblos' 65-foot Princess V62 yacht Algandra is now available to reserve through the hotel for day trips or overnight adventures, making it one amenity that will be pretty hard to top.... Read More
The 151-foot Mystic superyacht, winner of the 2011 International Yacht Design Awards in the "Power Yacht Over 40m" category, has been listed for sale with Camper & Nicholsons for about $18 million. Custom built by the CMB shipyard in Turkey in 2010 (the largest composite yacht built in Turkey at the time) the super-stylish vessel features exterior styling by Diana Yacht Design and luxe décor created by Schnaase Interior Design.... Read More
Buying a Father's Day gift can be a pretty difficult task, especially if your dad is the type who already has everything. For dads who love being out on the water and have been looking for a cool new luxury boat, you may want to get him a Sealegs vessel. Designed to ease the transition between land and sea, a Sealegs boat features retractable wheels that allow you to drive right into the water — giving your dad the easiest fishing day he's ever had.... Read More
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