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Lürssen Launches the 279-foot Luxury Yacht Solandge

Jul 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

It's not every day that a new mega-yacht of over 200 feet long is launched, but that's just what occurred a few weeks ago at the Lürssen shipyard in Rendsburg, Norway. While under construction, the vessel in progress was known as Project Niki, but now complete, it's being christened Solandge.... Read More

Project Wingspan Brings Supercars On Board a Superyacht

Jul 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

While amphibious cars may never have really taken hold, there are plenty of examples of the automotive industry meeting its counterparts in the yacht-building field. Whether it's the nautical-themed teak decking on a Rolls-Royce or a speedboat styled by Porsche Design, it's a melding of worlds that we can get behind. And this superyacht design is one of the more enticing that we've seen.... Read More

Occidental Vacation Club Brings Luxury Yacht Cruising to Members

Jul 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Occidental Vacation Club first began back in 1982 and ever since they have been dedicated to their customers, striving to give them everything possible. While they've been an all-inclusive timeshare company all along, OVC is now offering an optional Yacht Club Membership as an addition to their First Club and Grand Level memberships. Once you jump on board (pun intended), you'll get a four to six hour cruise starting from Punta Cana, the Riviera Maya area or Aruba.... Read More

Rihanna and Cara Delevingne Charter Benetti Superyacht for Girls Getaway in Monaco

Jul 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Pop star Rihanna and British model Cara Delevingne, the face of the famed Burberry brand, are partying together on a $450,000 a week superyacht on the French Riviera, according to an article in the London Daily Mail. The vessel in question is the Andreas L, formerly Amnesia, a 196-foot luxury superyacht built by Italy’s Benetti Yachts and launched in 2008.... Read More

The Sharp Angles and Cutting-Edge Look of Quartz Yacht

Jul 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

We love hearing about new luxury yacht concepts because taking a look at a fresh design, not yet even physically realized, is exciting to us boaters. Through the use of curved glass, Luiz De Basto has gotten our attention with his newest concept design, Quartz. This 180-foot yacht has an upper deck that looks to be completely encased in glass, which apparently made him think of the clarity of quartz — hence the name.... Read More

China's Largest Yacht Show Coming to Sanya in November

Jul 11, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The largest seaside yacht show in China, the Mare di Sanya, will take place at the Serenity Marina Sanya November 21 to 24, 2013. The extravagant event is part of the Hainan International Yachting and High-end Lifestyle Show. This year marks the fifth running of the yacht show and festivities are expected to attract more than 40,000 visitors. While the number of boat and yacht shows in China has increased tenfold, this remains the largest show of its kind countrywide.... Read More

Oyster Yachts Brave Challenging Waters and Come Back Stronger

Jul 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum  |  1 Comment

The 2006 recession marked the launch of trying economic times that has not been kind to the luxury market. Yet, some companies are staying afloat and thriving, such as British boat builders Oyster Yachts. Thanks to new measures that are building customer loyalty, Oyster is keeping afloat and insuring their longevity.... Read More

Pumula Yacht Hearkens to the Golden Age of Sailing

Jul 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

As someone who spent much of her childhood on a sailboat, I can tell you firsthand that there's nothing quite like a well-made sailboat to take you through the sea. Whether crafted for racing or relaxation, sailboats have an elegance about them that hearken to the past. Yacht brands try their hardest to be the best and while I'm certainly not claiming Royal Huisman is the best, their 123-foot-long Pumula yacht is pretty impressive all the same.... Read More

 
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