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This Private Floating Island Yacht is the Zenith of Billionaire Toys

Sep 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We don’t really know what to call Kokomo Ailand. Part luxury yacht and part private island (plus a dash of five-star resort), the floating design looks like nothing we’ve seen before. The creative vision of Migaloo Submarines—the creator of luxury submersible yachts that James Bond villains would literally kill for—Kokomo rises from the water thanks to semi-submerged platforms. 

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Super Clean Mercedes-Benz WIND Power Watercraft Concept Uses Hydro Wings to Harness Natural Energy

Sep 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Cars are great, but designer Slavomir Ozanik feels that they are starting to lose their appeal since we spend so much of our time in them—at some point driving even the nicest model can become routine. Wanting to bring some thrill back into transportation, one that is actually good for the environment, Ozanik has created the Mercedes-Benz Wind Power concept hydrocraft. 

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This 80-Foot Yacht Comes With Ostrich Feather Couches and a Retractable Roof

Sep 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you have yet to see the Dominator 800, now is a good time to familiarize yourself. The 80-foot luxury yacht is nearly 20 feet wide and according to the company, “combines stunning exterior design with the latest technology in operating systems and propulsion.” 

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10 World Premieres You Should Check Out at the Cannes Yachting Festival

Sep 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 38th annual Cannes Yachting Festival is getting ready to kick off on September 8 and for six days the bay will be packed full of stunning designs, at least 100 of which will be world premieres. Expecting over 50,000 international guests to the Vieux Port and the Port Pierre Canto, the event is more than prepared to wow visitors with test-drives and exclusive offerings—like their new Riviera Card, which is way better than their pre-existing VIP card and includes the use of a helicopter. 

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You May Find it Pretty Hard to Resist Chartering the All-Inclusive Irresistible Yacht

Aug 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There is so much to do in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the best way to experience it all is by bouncing around its four main islands and some of the 50 smaller ones on your own private yacht, like the Irresistible. The 2014 Monte Fino features a wet bar, Jacuzzi, a kayak and paddle board, snorkeling and fishing gear, and a tender to take ashore for when you want to explore caves and relax on the beach. The best part? It’s available to charter through Inspirato, meaning that the company will customize whatever itinerary you want so you don’t have to worry about it. 

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Watch a $6.2M Superyacht Sink Off the Coast of Greece & Be Glad It's Not Yours

Aug 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Ever wonder what a $6.2-million-dollar yacht sinking looks like? Now you don’t have to ponder, because you have the above video to watch (while cringing, of course). The superyacht in question was off the coast of Mykonos when it hit a barrier reef late last week in the wee hours of the morning. Due to the strike, the vessel (which is called Aloha) started taking on water and the four people onboard had to be rescued by a patrol boat. Thankfully, no one was hurt—unless you count their hearts fracturing from the loss.

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Sunreef Yachts Sends Their New 58-Foot Dragon Fly Catamaran Off to Meet Her New Owners in Lisbon

Aug 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It may not look much like the colorful insect, but the newly launched Sunreef Dragon Fly catamaran is certainly attractive enough. The 58-foot sailing vessel, after passing a lengthy series of tests and trail runs, is currently on her way to her new owners in Lisbon, Portugal. 

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Pin & Pin Have Made it Extremely Hard to Pass Up a Trip to Croatia With Villa Ivy

Aug 7, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Shades of blue immediately fill the screen as a haunting and grungier version of Birdy’s People Help The People song plays over images of Dalmatia, one of the four historical regions of Croatia. This is the intro to Pin & Pin’s luxury lifestyle film which promotes the island and Villa Ivy, one of the firm’s lavish residences. The world-renowned designers build and sell luxury properties in the world’s most desired regions.

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Helipads Are Passé: Russian Billionaire Designs Yacht With Its Own Private Jet

Jun 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Up until now the real measure of a superyacht’s desirability has been whether or not it’s capable of carrying a helicopter. But Russian designer Vasily Klyukin has just made helipads passé—his latest yacht project, dubbed the Monaco 2050, has its very own private jet. The futuristic vessel is designed to allow a small private jet to hover above a specially-built deck so that it can take off at a moment’s notice.

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Off-the-Beaten Path Destinations for Superyacht Adventurers

Jun 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Roxanne Genier

When the warm waters are calling, many superyachts can be seen glazing the waters around the Greek Islands, anchoring off the coast of Italy and gilding playfully across the Caribbean. These trendy destinations all boast brilliant blue-flag beaches, pulsating nightlife and fabulous food that is sure to leave you weak at the knees. 

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Soccer Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo Parties in St. Tropez Aboard Topshop Billionaire’s Superyacht

Jun 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldostar player for both Real Madrid and the Portugal national team, has been having a blast on a superyacht in St. Tropez with a bunch of equally buff pals. Not a bad distraction while his supermodel ex, Irina Shayk, moves on. The 30-year-old superstar athlete split with the stunning model a few months back after a five year romance, and the Russian bombshell is now reportedly dating Bradley Cooper. 

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Socialite Paris Hilton Spotted Snogging Swiss Millionaire on Galaxy Superyacht in Spain

Jun 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

It seems that perennial party girl Paris Hilton has a new boyfriend with both millions of dollars and six pack abs. More importantly, however, her new love interest Thomas Gross also has a super-stylish 184-foot superyacht named Galaxy. Paris was just spotted making out with the 39-year-old, self-made Swiss entrepreneur aboard the gorgeous vessel off the coast of Spain. Gross, who is said to be worth over $200 million, is the founder of global sports media company The Perform Group. 

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Pay Attention, Because Aston Martin's Very First Power Boat is Here

Jun 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Along with Quintessence Yachts, Aston Martin recently revealed more information on their very first luxury powerboat, which was first unveiled in the company’s headquarters in April. Featuring a sliding deck and a plethora of neat onboard tech, AM37 definitely seems cool enough to carry the marque’s infamous wings. 

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Sunreef Yachts Improves the 70 Sunreef Power 1 Life By Launching New Blue Belly Catamaran

Jun 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sunreef Yachts recently launched their new luxury catamaran, the Blue Belly, which is an update from their 70 Sunreef Power 1 Life. The design was brought forth at the request of a client who wanted more from the Power 1. 

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Sunseeker’s Video Reminds Us Why Hansgrohe's Fixtures Are The Best for Luxury Yachts

Jun 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you didn’t already know, Sunseeker Yachts has been working with German fixture brand Hansgrohe for the interiors of their stunning vessels for quite a while now. As you can see in the above video, the two brands work together seamlessly to create beautiful yachts that not only have a tangible impact on the buyer, but an emotional one as well.

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