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Tuesday, 07 January 2014 16:01

Dusseldorf prepares for 2014 edition

Despite the still-tense situation in international boating and watersports markets, Messe Düsseldorf looks forward to boot 2014 with optimism. Bookings from the exhibiting sector of the economy give reason to expect good occupancy for the 17 trade fair halls with their total exhibition space of 213,000 square meters. From 18 to 26 January, 1,650 exhibitors from over 60 countries will present their new yachts, new watersports equipment and maritime services at this leading trade fair. “With this result, we’ll definitely be able to build on last year’s great result and strengthen our position in the international trade fair market. The next few months will show whether our expectation of a slight increase will pan out or not. One thing’s clear already: The sector is concentrating…
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 15:59

New build Burger superyacht project for sale

Burger Boat's latest design, the 121 RPH (Raised Pilot House), will be available for sale by Burger Yacht Sales, who have now also revealed the yacht's asking price, $ 20,000,000. Taking a sophisticated design approach, the Burger team, in collaboration with Gregory C. Marshall Naval Architect Ltd., created the 121 as the ultimate yacht. At 37 metres, she provides everything the active family could want including formal and informal living spaces, exceptional exterior areas for entertaining and easy access to the water for swimming and water sports enjoyment.​ The yacht will be available in a 4 and 5 stateroom version, and the first yacht could be available in 2015. Burger Yacht Sales Thom Conboy +1 561 441 6131 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
LADY JANET evolved from Christensen's very successful 157' series and features a full-beam master stateroom, five guest staterooms, several dining and entertaining areas, and a vast flybridge with all four decks serviced by elevator. The cherry wood interior with marble floors and granite counters is the outstanding work of Carol Williamson, an award-winning interior designer. LADY JANET has the pedigree to perform as a charter or private yacht, accommodating 12 or more guests (when using her Pullman berths). Among other notable features, LADY JANET has a bulbous bow that improves pitch and efficiency and was designed and tank tested at the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. She also can be adapted to carry a helicopter if necessary as the deck structure in Christensen’s 157' series…
Photo credits: Espen Oeino Commercial success at Heesen Yachts: 70 metre Custom Fast Displacement sold! Heesen Yachts is proud to announce that they have signed a contract to build a fully custom 70m Fast Displacement all aluminium motor yacht of 1.200GT. The keel of this project, YN 17470, was laid in October (2013) and the yacht is due for delivery in Spring 2016. The Owner has chosen Espen Oeino International to design the exterior lines and Sinot Design for the interiors. Espen Oeino comments: “Espen Oeino International is delighted to collaborate with Heesen Yachts and Sinot Design on what will be Heesen's largest yacht to date and our first joint project. EOI has put particular emphasis on respecting Heesen’s distinct external appearance whilst incorporating the…
Yacht Solutions at Italthai Marine has expanded its facility and tripled its superyacht yard capacity in response to the overwhelming demand for space in Thailand’s first dedicated superyacht facility in Bangkok. ​Since the partnership began in January between Yacht Solutions and Italthai Marine (ITM) at Samut Prakarn in Bangkok Yacht Solutions has received more enquiries for shipyard work than ever before and has already undertaken work on 43-metre SY Douce France, 45-metre MY Big Fish, 52-metre MY Elysium, a 60-metre Oceanco, 62-metre SY Lamima and 40-metre MY Amoha. This new expansion increases Yacht Solutions’ superyacht facilities by 300% expanding its refit capabilities for hauling-out. Yacht Solutions Gareth Twist +66 76 239 114 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Friday, 20 December 2013 09:31

Superyacht Andrea VI delivered to US owners

The brand-new Horizon RP110 raised pilothouse superyacht Andrea VI, the first hull of the RP110 model, was recently delivered to her U.S. owner. The yacht she traveled from the Horizon offices in North Palm Beach to Palm Harbor Marina in downtown West Palm Beach, where Horizon presented the owners with gifts and gave a celebratory champagne toast to their new yacht. Andrea VI is currently being prepared to make her first journey in the U.S. -- the owner and his family will be cruising in the Bahamas for the winter season. Horizon Yachts +886 7 860 7770 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Thursday, 19 December 2013 11:34

Third Wallycento signed and under construction

The convincing debut of Hamilton and Magic Carpet3 duelling on the race course, persuaded an American passionate Owner to join the club of the innovative box-ruled super yachts: the wallycento third unit was recently signed and the construction is under way. “The Wally Class and the wallycento Class successful competitiveness attracted the new Owner,” explains Luca Bassani, Wally and Wally Class President “who is a keen sailor and racer, determined to participate in all our regattas, as well as to cruise in the Mediterranean”. Developed by Reichel Pugh naval architects with the exterior styling and interiors by Wally, the third wallycento differs from Magic Carpet3, designed by the same architect duo, in many aspects both technical and stylistic. She features different hull lines with a…
Thursday, 19 December 2013 11:02

Benetti Tradition Zazou sold

Fraser Yachts' Antoine Larricq tells us that he has sold the Benetti superyacht Zazou. His colleague Dennis Frederiksen introduced the buyer to the yacht. Zazou was delivered in 2011, and is part of the Benetti Tradition 105 series, designed by Stefano Righini. The luxury motor yacht features accommodation for 10 guests in 5 cabins, cruises at 14 knots and has a modern interior. Fraser Yachts Antoine Larricq / Dennis Frederiksen +377 93100 462 / +377 93 100 456 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
            Last week, Dörries Yachts unveiled a new 65 metre exterior proposal. Today, the German company sends us the first renderings, of a ready to go interior concept by H2 Yacht Design. With the goal of providing their clientele with a predesigned solution for every aspect of a new construction, the 65 metre proposal, developed with H2 Yacht Design, includes two distinct interior styles, one contemporary - the other traditional. Dörries Maritime Services +49 421 6989 9813 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it H2 Yacht Design +44 20 8788 5008 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Monday, 16 December 2013 17:34

Superyacht Encore sold

YC has announced that superyacht Encore has been sold by Mark Elliott. IYC represented both the buyer and seller in this transaction. Encore is a custom Trinity Yacht throughoutand features a beautifully appointed interior by Dee Robinson. Encore’s salon is unmatched for light and a feel for the sea with panoramic windows and a view enhanced by warm cherry wood panels. For full enjoyment of the sea and ports, Encore offers a skylounge and an ample upper aft deck with generous chaise lounges, sunpads and wet bar with stools overlooking the Jacuzzi tub. Encore has an 8.5m (27.9ft) beam and 2.2m (7.5ft) draft and includes zero speed stabilizers when at anchor. International Yacht Collection Mark Elliot +1 954 522 2323 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Yachts For Sale


DONZI R80, 24.38m (79'11ft), DONZI, 2010


ELLIX TOO, 47.50m (155' 10") , ISA , 2004

Yacht Charters


BELUGA, 28 m (91.86'), Turkish Gulet


MIZAR, 32.00m (104'), Cantieri Benetti, 1973

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