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Which Billionaires Will Lose Their Spots on List of World's Largest Yachts in 2013?

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The world’s largest yacht, said to have been commissioned by the Saudi Royal Family, will be among nine new vessels launching in 2013 that qualify for a spot among the world’s 100 biggest yachts, displacing several billionaires currently in prime position. Project Azzam, a top secret 590-ft. yacht currently under construction at German shipyard Lurssen will be completed sometime in the next nine months, according to Superyachts.com’s new 2013 Top 100 forecast.... Read More

Roman Abramovich Rules Celebrity Yacht Scene in St. Barts

Jan 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

It's the time of year when celebrities, tycoons and other A-listers traditionally flock to the posh island of St. Barts in the French West Indies, and this season is no exception. The likes of Simon Cowell, Kate Moss, P. Diddy, Denzel Washington, Naomi Watts, Ellen DeGeneres, Channing Tatum and Ryan Seacrest have all been spotted frolicking on the idyllic isle’s white sand beaches in the past few weeks.... Read More

Sail the Seas Aboard Johnny Depp's Luxury Yacht

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

If you dreamed of being a pirate as a kid, only to grow up to shed your innocent aspirations, you have the opportunity to dust that dream off now. Johnny Depp, everyone's favorite Captain Jack Sparrow, has been offering up his private luxury yacht, Vajoliroja, for years now for rent though Burgess Yachts. The yacht can be chartered for some winter cruising through the Bahamas and Caribbean for €98,000 (around $130,000) a week in the peak season and €84,000 (around $110,000) in the low season, and is also available for some summer Mediterranean cruising.... Read More

Treat Guests to a Luxe Vacation Aboard Mondo Marine's Streamline Yacht

Jan 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

Too bad the holidays just passed, because Mondo Marine's Streamline is up for sale, and surely anyone would be delighted to have this luxury super yacht parked in their marina with a red bow on top.... Read More

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.

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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

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