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Nimue 490: The Aquatic Day Cruiser That Actually Bends With the Curves

Feb 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

When looking at the Nimue 490, you may assume that the tadpole-like day cruiser is designed with the tail in the back, but actually that's the front. The exaggerated front helps this luxury boat to cut through water quicker and more efficiently. Even cooler? The nose actually curves

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Incrediblue Makes Renting a Luxury Yacht a Breeze, Aims to be AirBnb of Boating

Feb 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Some people think exploring the world via luxury yacht or sailboat would be too expensive or too much of a hassle, but Incrediblue wants to change that way of thinking. 

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Edmiston Ranks the 100 Most Exclusive & Expensive Charter Yachts in the World

Feb 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Edmiston, the world’s leading charter yacht broker, has come out with a new listing of the 100 finest yachts available for charter for 2014 around the globe. The updated directory sees 37 changes over the last year, including the latest launches, established favorites, and the return of some vessels that had dropped out of the charter market.

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Ferretti Yachts Announces New Renovation to Line of Vessels Under 70 Feet

Feb 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Ferretti Yachts has embarked on a new project that will renovate their line of vessels that are shorter than 70 feet in length, with their first offering called the 650. The project is set to debut during boat shows coming up this autumn, with the first craft drawing inspiration from their best selling 620 yacht — especially noticeable in the waterline and layout. 

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Naomi Campbell's Italian Formula 1 Mogul Ex Facing Superyacht Tax Trial

Feb 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Flavio Briatore is one of the world’s most renowned playboys, having dated two supermodels — Naomi Campbell and Heidi Klum, with whom he has a child — as well as a string of TV showgirls half his age. The former Formula One mogul (who was banned in 2009 for ordering a driver to crash in the Singapore Grand Prix the year before) owns the famed Billionaire nightclub in Sardinia and the Billionaire clothing brand that is sold at Harrod’s. 

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NISI's First Multi-Hulled XPRESSO Class Yacht Sold

Feb 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Luxury yacht manufacturer NISI has recently sold the first of their new 50-foot XPRESSO Class ships, which before now was just a concept. The fifth model in the brand's collection, the XPRESSO marks an interesting departure from NISI's previous offerings, because this one was designed with two hulls.

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Miami Boat Show Is In Full Swing, Here is the Latest via Social Media

Feb 14, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Miami International Boat Show is in full effect after kicking off yesterday. and social media is abuzz. 

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Paul Allen and Vladimir Putin Rule the Superyacht Scene at the Sochi Olympics

Feb 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

$186M was spent to transform a cargo port into a marina capable of berthing large yachts in Sochi, site of the Winter Olympics, in anticipation of the mega rich visitors who would arrive by sea. So far, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Tatoosh is the only really recognizable vessel to have taken advantage of the pricey port.

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Fiat Heir Launches "The Maserati of the Seas" Baglietto MV13 Yacht

Feb 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Fiat heir Lapo Elkann, grandson of famed Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli, is one of the world’s best-dressed men. He has his own clothing and accessories label called Italia Independent, and has also got an incredible car collection, including several bespoke Ferraris — hardly surprising as he owns part of the company and runs their Tailor Made customization program.

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Lagerfeld & Valentino's Favorite Designer Tackles Perini Navi's New 197-Foot Superyacht

Feb 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Seahawk, recently launched by Perini Navi (the Italian shipyard famed for the Maltese Falcon), is undoubtedly the best-looking new sailing yacht on the seas. The first of the firm’s new generation of superyachts, this vessel blends a beautiful design with exceptional performance and cutting-edge technology.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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