Heesen is proud to announce that YN 16551 christened “My Sky” was launched on January 31st at their facility in Oss. “My Sky” is a 51m full displacement long range motor yacht of 660GT with a range of 5.400Nm at 10 knots. Her bold but sleek exterior is due to Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. Flush mounted tinted windows thermo bonded to the superstructure create a continuous wall of glass that gives this vessel a very distinctive look.World renowned architect Erick van Egeraat designed the ultra-contemporary, sharp and sophisticated interior. Emphasizing a strong contrast between dark and light throughout the yacht, a homogenous and luxurious atmosphere is created; combining crisp white leather with dark high-gloss Makassar wood and showing beautiful natural stone inlay patterns of…
Southern Wind Shipyard has announced the launch of the 32 metre superyacht Farfalla, the third of the SW 102’ series. The yacht has been designed by Nauta Yacht Design for the general design, deck and interior design and Farr Yacht Design for the naval architecture, sail plan and appendages. Farfalla includes a spacious flush deck, a tender garage for a 4 meter dinghy and a mainsail captive winch. She also features bright panoramic windows on the coach roof and an airy under-deck open saloon. The yacht interior follows Southern Wind Shipyard’s most popular layout, with Owner’s cabin forward and three guest cabins. Farfalla is powered by twin Cummins QSB 6.7MCD diesel engines, with a beam of 6.9 metres and draft of 4 metres. The launch…
Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:06

47 Metre superyacht Ohana sold

Northrop and Johnson has announced the sale of superyacht Ohana, the 154’ (46.9m) Admiral Marine. International Yacht Collection introduced the buyers. Formerly known as Roxana she remains a large volume yacht with generous spaces and accommodations. Her Donald Starkey interior features a contemporary classic style with relaxing fabrics and décor. Her asking price was $10,900,000.
Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:05

Benetti superyacht Imagination sold

Camper & Nicholsons International has sold the 2010 Benetti Imagination. The 47 metre Imagination features six cabins, which offer luxurious, private and spacious accommodation for up to 12 guests. The exterior of Imagination is designed by Stefano Natucci's and her interior design is by François Zuretti. Imagination had an asking price of € 16,500,000.
2 May 2014, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Nassau, Bahamas: NISI Yachts today announces that during the month of May, it is offering the unique opportunity for qualified buyers to experience first-hand the NISI 2400. For the first time ever, well-qualified buyers can cruise NISI—aptly named to represent the founding of the brand—the ground-breaking 78’ motoryacht. It’s a rare opportunity to enjoy first-hand the casual opulence of NISI’s yachting experience. Qualified yachting enthusiasts will bring family and friends to Miami’s shore, board this exceptional yacht and spend the next 36 hours being pampered by NISI’s professional captain and stewardess. The cruise includes a tour of Miami Beach, lunch while anchored off Biscayne Bay and a relaxing sunset cruise, with overnight stay. NISI 2400 features understated luxury,…
The Horizon Group has announced the launch of Carnival Liberty 3, hull two of the new RP110 raised pilothouse superyacht model. The luxury superyacht will make her debut at the 2014 Taiwan International Boat Show in Kaohsiung, Taiwan from May 8th-11th, and she is scheduled to deliver to her third-time Horizon owner in Japan this June. “We are excited to launch hull two of the Horizon RP110 superyacht, a model that has seen so much success already,” said Horizon CEO John Lu. “We have greatly enjoyed working with her experienced owner in bringing his vision to life; it is also an honor for us to debut Carnival Liberty 3 at the first boat show in our home country.” Expect a full report from Taiwan next…
Heesen Yachts is proud to announce that Galactica Star, the revolutionary 65m Fast Displacement 65 metre super yacht, has won the prestigious Arabian Business Awards 2014 in the category Superyachts. Arabian Business is the Middle East's leading weekly business title - focusing on the English speaking and Arabic speaking business community. Arabian Business provides weekly in-depth analysis of the latest regional and international news and its influence on business in the Gulf. On April 2, 2014 Arabian Business hosted its inaugural Arabian Business Lifestyle Awards. The event attended by over 600 of VIP’s at Dubai’s Montgomery Golf Club and was dedicated to distinguishing up-to-date trends and styles, from lavish cars to super yachts, arts, fashion, fine dining, sports and travel. Toby Scruby, Al-Futtaim Marine, Heesen…
Thursday, 01 May 2014 12:51

Feadship Issana sold

Moran Yacht & Ship have found a new owner for superyacht Issana, which was on the market with Chris Cecil-Wright of Cecil Wright & Partners. When launched, she was intended primarily as a family boat, however her design and layout also ensures that chartering options are well catered for. Designed and built by Feadship, Issana is a twin screw motoryacht with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. Her interior typifies the 21st century Feadship philosophy - modern but not uncomfortably so. It is a resolutely contemporary, yet warm and rich interior. Issana's powerful Caterpillar 3512B-DITA engines offer a maximum speed of approximately 15.5 knots, while her range at 12 knots is around 4,500 nautical miles. Issana had an asking price of € 28,000,000.
The traditional keel laying ceremony of two new superyachts, the Admiral E Motion 52 and the Admiral E Motion 55, recently took place in the Italian Sea Group renewed yard in Marina di Carrara, marking the official start to construction. The yachts in build are part of the Admiral E Motion Series; full displacement yachts built in aluminium and designed by Dobroserdov Design in close cooperation with the Admiral in house Centro Stile. The Admiral E Motion 55 has a Gross Tonnage of 850 GRT and she will deliver a maximum speed of 17 knots. The Admiral E Motion 52 features a gross tonnage of 499 GRT and thanks to the 4 MAN engines configuration and the hybrid system, is able to deliver a maximum…
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 12:47

Superyacht Cartouche sold

Superyacht Cartouche has found her new excited owners. She will remain at the Baltic Sea and is looking forward to the upcoming Scandinavian summer season. Superyacht Cartouche has been sold to new owners and she will remain at the Baltic Sea for the upcoming Scandinavian Summer season. Cartouche was a central listing of KK Superyachts and the seller was represented by Jukka Kaukonen with the last asking price of € 1,295,000. The buyer was introduced by Kalle Wessel of Galarbryggan in Stockholm, Sweden. This 30.5 metre motor yacht boasts opulent interior design and furnishings with a jacuzzi on the flybridge. Built in 1999, she has all the modern amenities for a long trip on the seas with top speed of 27 knots and accommodates 10…