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"World's Largest Full-Displacement" 50-Meter Superyacht Arianna for Sale at $45.9M

Jan 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The M/Y Arianna superyacht is for sale and is priced at $45.9M. The announcement comes from SG Acquisitions and Merle Wood & Associates, serving as the exclusive marketing representative of the "world’s largest, full-displacement, all-composite" 50-meter luxury vessel — they also recently appointed yacht brokerage Merle Wood & Associates to assist with selling the superyacht.... Read More

Meet the Real Wolf of Wall Street Superyacht Built for Coco Chanel

Jan 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The yachting disaster is one of the most dramatic scenes in Martin Scorsese’s blockbuster The Wolf of Wall Street, and like many of the tales in the Leonardo DiCaprio flick, it’s based on a true story. In real life, predatory tycoon Jordan Belfort bought a yacht in 1993 called Big Eagle and renamed her Nadine, after his English-born second wife. ... Read More

Madonna and New Boy Toy Stay on Maria Callas's Yachthotel in Rotterdam

Jan 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Aging pop icon Madonna and her new 25-year-old boy toy, Dutch dancer Timor Steffens, stayed on opera legend Maria Callas’ former luxury yacht-turned-hotel on a recent visit to Steffens’ hometown of Rotterdam. Now called The Maria Callas Yachthotel Rotterdam, the floating four-star hotel was once the famed opera diva’s yacht Azulon. Built in Spain in 1963, the 66-foot cruiser was formerly used as a tender for Callas’ lover Aristotle Onassis’s massive luxury yacht Christina O. The yacht’s owner Willem Post told the Daily Mail that he only recognized the superstar when she came to breakfast with Steffens the next morning. ... Read More

Sylvester Stallone Rules the Seas in St. Bart's Aboard $215M Megayacht

Jan 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  5 Comments

Sylvester Stallone was one of the many A-listers making the scene in St. Bart’s over the holidays, and while there were many yachts afloat in the azure waters off the illustrious island, Sly was holding court on the biggest of all — the posh Cakewalk owned by Denver-based investor Charles Gallagher.... Read More

No Stress Yachting Hopes to Bolster Greek Tourism With Exciting Charters

Jan 16, 2014  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

No Stress Yachting is on a mission to improve on the yachting expeditions currently available on and around the Greek islands, which range from bare-boat to skippered yacht charters on both sailing and motor-powered vessels. The charter firm has numerous ships in its fleet and offers water-centric expeditions focused on sailing and water-sports. The company is confident that it has a yachting vacation that can cater to anyone’s needs.... Read More

Pastrovich Studio Updates Luxury Yacht With 5th Century Architecture in Amazing Ways

Jan 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Though Heesen Yachts designed their 42m luxury yacht, Life Saga, way back in 1994, it was more recently given a complete refit by Pastrovich Studio. Instead of simply giving it a new look by bringing in new flooring and furniture, the company drew from the 5th century for inspiration and gave Life Saga…well, a new life.... Read More

How Cheaping Out On a Charter Yacht Almost Killed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Jan 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

After a major health scare while exploring the Galapagos Islands on a luxury cruise recently, megarich Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos learned an important lesson: cheaping out on a charter yacht can be near-fatal. Instead of having a larger, better equipped — and need we say much more expensive — yacht brought to the area for his excursion, the Seattle billionaire opted for a local charter from Ecoventura, an expedition cruise company based in Guayaquil, Ecuador.... Read More

The "Wild Luxury" of the Aureus XV Absolute Sailing Yacht

Jan 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

While there are a lot of luxury yachts out there, many aren't exactly built for performance. Those who are steadfast sailors may steer clear of the overly luxurious sailing yachts, assuming that they won't give them the same experience that their outdated vessel does. Aureus wants to change all of that with their line of "wild luxury" vessels, boats that combine the high standards of maxi yachts with the nautical performance of sport models.... Read More

Rupert Murdoch Sells His Super Stylish $29.7M Sailing Superyacht

Jan 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch has sold his sailing superyacht, listed for $29.7 million just a few short months after he filed for divorce from his much younger now ex-wife, Wendi Deng. The vessel, the 184 ft. Rosehearty, is one of t... Read More

USA Nearly Nudged Out of Top 10 in New Ranking of World's Largest Yachts

Jan 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Boat International, the luxury yachting magazine that has been an industry authority for over 30 years, has just published its new ranking of the world’s largest yachts, showing that American moguls are rapidly losing their status among top global owners. So many of the world’s most sizable vessels are now owned by royals and billionaires from the UAE that they dominate the list completely, leaving only two U.S. owners among the world’s top 20. ... Read More

Classic 1958 Riva Tritone Yacht Owned by Prince Rainier & Princess Grace of Monaco Set For Auction

Jan 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

This classic 1958 Riva Tritone mahogany motor built for Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco will be sold by RM Auctions at its Monaco event in May. Riva’s history dates back to 1842, when Pietro Riva began building boats at Sarnico, a small northern Italian town on the shores of Lake Iseo. ... Read More

 
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