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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

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

Spend Your 4th of July in Style at San Diego's Finest Celebrations

Jul 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

So, 4th of July, we meet again. While your weather last year was less than ideal (I’m looking at you, lingering June gloom), this year seems to be projecting more sunshine than clouds — we thank you for this. And who could forget the great fireworks debacle of 2012? Sounds like we’ve got some making up to do to make this the best Independence Day yet. As if San Diegans need another reason to love life, this year’s city-wide events are shaping up to be as lively, sexy and sun-kissed as the city itself. Don’t act like you’re not impressed.... 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

Chinese Billionaire Buys UK's Sunseeker, Maker of James Bond's Yachts

Jun 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

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

Formula 1 Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Honeymoons in St. Tropez on $600,000-a-Week Superyacht

Jun 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

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

Reserve Hotel Byblos' New 65-Foot Yacht Algandra in Saint Tropez

Jun 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

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

Award-Winning Superyacht with Swarovski and Ralph Lauren Interior for Sale at $18 Million

Jun 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

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

Skip the Trip and Just Ship Your Luxury Yacht to the Caribbean

May 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Many people envision luxury yacht owners sailing the sea to various exotic locations all over the world, especially now that Spring has hit, but those who actually own them know that transoceanic trips can do a lot of damage to their precious vessels. According to the DailyMail, a journey across the Atlantic Ocean (from the French Riviera to the Caribbean perhaps) can take three weeks, wearing on the yacht in ways that might require a new paint job and many repairs by the time you arrive.... Read More

Two New Ways to Cruise This Summer: Sunreef 60 LOFT and 90 Power

May 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Leave it to Polish brand Sunreef Yachts, hailing from the Gdańsk Shipyard, to produce a luxury line of superyachts that have been making waves since launching in 2000. Born in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea off the Baltic Coast, 2013 brings two brand new models: the Sunreef 60 LOFT and the 90 Power luxury catamaran.... Read More

Steven Spielberg Sets Up Cannes Headquarters Aboard His $200 Million Megayacht

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  3 Comments

Hollywood titan Steven Spielberg, president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival this year, has established his headquarters for the famed event aboard his $200 million megayacht Seven Seas. The 282-ft. vessel has accommodations and luxe amenities for 12 guests along with a crew of 26, including a private owner's deck with a large master stateroom, a study and private terrace with a Jacuzzi.... Read More

Claydon Reeves Debuts Rolls Royce-Powered Aeroboat Inspired by the Spitfire

May 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

UK designer Claydon Reeves has unveiled a new limited edition motor launch design dubbed the Aeroboat that pays homage to the Spitfire, the most famous fighter plane of World War II. It’s powered with a supercharged version of the Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 engine, a power plant first produced in 1933 which was used in many of the original Spitfires as well as other British military aircraft.... Read More

Pershing Yachts Launches Line of Leather Luggage with Poltrona Frau

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Italy based yacht builder Pershing, designer of some of the world’s most exclusive open motor yachts, is launching an equally exclusive new line of leather luggage in partnership with renowned luxury brand Poltrona Frau.... Read More

Last Of Its Kind: Historic Steam-Powered SS Delphine

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Modern luxury yachts are nice, but sometimes you want something a little more vintage — and that's where SS Delphine comes in. As a remnant of a history past, this steam-powered super yacht is on the market for $49,571,000 and is considered to be the last of its kind still floating, offering up an entirely unique cruising experience. Built in 1921 for Horace Dodge (yes, that Dodge), SS Delphine is officially registered as a passenger ship, able to carry up to 36 passengers and host up to 150 guests with 24 crewmembers.... Read More

Morris Yachts Unveils Their New M46 Sailing Yacht

Mar 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Morris Yachts is a family-run business that has been crafting stunning luxury yachts for the past four decades. Though they already have a pretty impressive line of yachts ranging from 29 to 80 feet, they're not satisfied yet and are proving it with the announcement of their brand new M46 Modern Classic, which was just unveiled at the 2013 Maine Boat Builders Show.... Read More

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