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Superyacht of the Week: Sailing Yacht Rox Star

Sunday, 2 August 2015

Few sailing yachts can claim a heritage of an established boat building calibre as much as the recently delivered sailing yacht Rox Star can. Boasting a captivating blend of traditional Turkish-built quality and contemporary superyacht styling, this gullet-inspired sail yacht is certainly not your ordinary motor-sailor. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The magical sailing yacht Elfje

Sunday, 12 July 2015

Designed to stand the test of time, structurally and technically, the 'NextGen' modern classic Elfje by Royal Huisman is setting the standard in the design of large sail yachts. With one eye set on the future, Elfje has been created from deep within the mood rooms of Hoek Design Naval Architects and emerged as a timeless and elegant yacht, ready to cruise the seven seas in comfort, style and speed. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Sailing yacht Ganesha

Sunday, 5 July 2015

The stunning superyacht Ganesha was delivered by the acclaimed Dutch shipyard Vitters in the fourth quarter of 2013 to her experienced owners. With her sleek lines and slender silhouette she is a beautiful sloop that seamlessly combines elegant style with top performance and efficiency. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Royal Huisman's Wisp

Sunday, 22 March 2015

​Built in 2014 by the Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman, the 47.65 metre classic sloop Wisp made her maiden voyage to the spectacular fjords of Norway shortly after her delivery last year before carrying on to the Western Mediterranean, where she remained for most of the last summer season. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Admiral Sail Gigreca

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Launched in 2014, the 24 metre superyacht Gigreca is the very first vessel to be launched from the Italian Sea Group’s new sailing yacht division, Admiral Sail, marking the beginning of a new semi-custom sailing range. Showcased at the latest Monaco Yacht Show, she has been constructed in fibreglass and features naval architecture from Jacques Faroux. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Perini Navi's 60 metre Seahawk

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Last November, Perini Navi delivered Seahawk, the first vessel within their new generation of superyachts. With's Merijn de Waard having sailed onboard during last year's edition of the Perini Navi cup, we have been shown an impressive and intriguing first look at Seahawk's impressive capabilities. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Conrad 115 Lunar

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Just last week, Polish shipyard Conrad debuted their brand new superyacht Lunar at the Festival de la Plaisance. This stunning ketch shows off an unusually contemporary look, with an all aluminium hull and an intriguing silhouette. Having had a tour onboard in Cannes, Lunar presents herself as an elegant, modern and dynamic vessel. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The SW 82 Feelin' Good

Saturday, 17 August 2013

Southern Wind Shipyard recently launched the first hull from their already successful SW 82-project: the sleek, fresh and sportive sailing yacht Feelin’ Good. Launched in Cape Town, Feelin’ Good is a perfectly modern superyacht, with a length of 24.72 metres. Her contemporary looks were designed by a team from Farr Yacht Design and Nauta. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Esenyacht Glorious

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Launched in 2011, Turkey-based sailing yacht Glorious is a superb, sleek and modern ketch with a smooth, warm onboard ambiance. At 36 metres LOA, she boasts a sharp and modern exterior look, smart layouts and classically styled interiors that combine contemporary shapes with ample lush, high-gloss woodwork and spacious accommodation. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Oyster 100 Penelope

Saturday, 25 May 2013

With an LOA of just over 30 metres, Penelope is a contemporary, charming and above all wonderfully spacious superyacht in the Oyster 100 series, offering volumes and several features generally found onboard vessels of a significantly larger category. Her exterior look is sleek, refined and sportive. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Royal Huisman's Pumula

Saturday, 4 May 2013

In 2012, acclaimed Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman launched the remarkable and eloquently elegant sailing yacht Pumula. On her maiden voyage, she took on a summer cruise towards Norway and Spitsbergen, and traveled to the Caribbean the following winter. She already has 12,000 nautical miles and two meteorological extremes under her belt. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Royal Huisman's Kamaxitha

Sunday, 7 April 2013

Early 2012, Royal Huisman delivered the remarkably elegant ketch Kamaxitha to her owners. With naval architecture designed by Dykstra Naval Architects and warm classic interiors from the drawing boards of Rhoades Young, this exquisite sailing yacht continues the Spirit of Tradition and has, since her launch, shown that she is effortlessly capable of taking on the world's oceans. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The stunning 67 metre Vertigo

Sunday, 24 February 2013

With her second launch anniversary taking place this month, the super sailing yacht Vertigo has been roaming the seas with her owners and guests since she departed the Alloy shed in 2011. But for her owners and indeed the designers and builders behind this magnificent vessel the Vertigo voyage began back in 2004. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 30.65 metre Perini Navi Xnoi

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Last may, acclaimed Italian shipyard Perini Navi launched their brand new, sleek sloop Xnoi (pronounced “per noi” - “for us”) at the Picchiotti shipyard in La Spezia, Italy. This smooth, contemporary superyacht, with an LOA just shy of 31 metres, shows off an elegant style with her hull, superstructure, mast and boom all made from carbon fibre. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 30 metre catamaran Quintessential

Saturday, 5 January 2013

Back in early 2004, the phone rang and I had my first conversation with the owner of Quintessential where he took time to describe his vision to me, that of creating a 30m sailing catamaran for him and his family to cruise the world. As the conversation went on, I was naturally drawn to the man on the other end of the phone. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Wally's 50.5 metre Better Place

Sunday, 28 October 2012

Few brands in the superyacht industry produce such recognizable and innovative vessels as Wally, leading name for innovative sail and power yachts. Always sleek, slender and boasting a contemporary design, a Wally superyacht aims at raising the bar and setting a higher standard. As is the case with brand new Better Place. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Irish, Scottish and Turkish introduce the Kestrel 106

Saturday, 28 April 2012

The first launch from Kestrel Superyachts made her first public appearance at last weeks Antibes Yacht Show. The ketch Kestrel was the lone sail boat in a row of motoryachts of various sizes but was the one that drew the crowds. The project was started just over 6 years ago by Peter Cooke with a team of Irish/Scottish investors. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stunning 42.6 metre Sarissa

Saturday, 12 November 2011

With Sarissa, Vitters Shipyard has added yet another high performance superyacht to their impressive portfolio. Designed by acclaimed naval architect Bill Trip and Rhoades Young Design Ltd., this elegant vessel instantly pleases the eye with her remarkably sleek looks, reflecting an image of stylish finesse and luxurious minimalism. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 32 metre Pendennis Akalam

Saturday, 18 June 2011

Resulting in a technical tour de force, constructed and excecuted to extremely high standards, Akalam is very much a home away from home, combining a family friendly, welcoming ambiance with optimal interaction between inside and outside spaces. Outdoor living on board this brand new Pendennis was one of the main priorities. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 39 metre ketch Le Pietre

Saturday, 23 April 2011

The 39 metre superyacht Le Pietre was launched in 2009 by the ADA Yacht shipyard and she is one of the most elegant vessels that’s been built by ADA shipyard. Right after the launch, Le Pietre's owners took her to the prestige Bodrum Cup International Wooden Yacht Regatta, where she won the 3rd prize. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stunning 46.8 metre superyacht Roxane

Saturday, 2 April 2011

The stunning 46.8 metre superyacht Roxane is the perfect blend of a traditional sailing yacht mixed with the uttermost sophisticated modernity. Built in Tulza, Turkey by the renowned shipyard Su Marine, with naval architecture by Taka Yachts she was crafted to sheer perfection with seamless joinery. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stylish 44.7 metre superyacht Lady B

Saturday, 26 March 2011

Following on from the success of their previous fast cruisers, Vitters launched the Dubois Naval Architects-designed, 44.70 metre sloop Lady B. Combining exceptionally high performance with superlative comfort without compromising onboard luxury, the vessel was provided by Vitters with high quality technical equipment. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 34 metre super catamaran Che

Saturday, 19 March 2011

Two years after receiving an order for a super catamaran, Poland-based shipyard Sunreef successfully delivered Che to its European owner. Aside from being the largest sloop-rigged catamaran, she is also the second largest sailing multihull in the world. Offering space to a limited number of passengers, Che can accommodate up to 7 guests. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The magnificent 57.5 metre superyacht Twizzle

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Twizzle is a remarkable combination of luxury boutique home and powerful blue water sailing craft. This magnificent vessel, built by Royal Huisman, and designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, catches the eye with her powerful lines and integration of indoor and outdoor spaces. She was built for very experienced owners. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Melek, the fiftieth yacht from Perini Navi

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Melek is the ninth yacht delivered in Perini Navi’s 56 meters series. and the fiftieth yacht overall produced by Perini Navi since its foundation in 1983. The newest member of the Perini Navi family, a natural evolution in the popular 56 metre series, was launched in September 2010, and is a real head turner. Read More

Superyacht Zefira by Fitzroy Yachts and Dubois Naval Architects

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Sailing yacht Zefira is the 7th Dubois design to be built by Fitzroy Yachts and signifies a new and appealing development both above and below decks. This 49.7m fast cruising sloop is the largest sloop Dubois Naval Architects has designed without a flybridge. She is of aluminium construction with a bulb keel and a maximum beam of 9.95m. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Vitters’ 55 metre ketch Marie

Sunday, 24 October 2010

The 55 metre Marie got great reviews at the Monaco Yacht Show. Marie has a classic profile that belies a modern underwater hull – an evolution and lighter version of an award-winning ketch designed and built by the same Vitters/Hoek/MCM team. She is not a sistership, despite sharing the same hull shape, but is her own brand. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Southern Wind's 33.6 metre S/Y Thalima

Sunday, 25 July 2010

The SW 110 RS is the new flag ship of Southern Wind Shipyard. The yard appointed Farr Yacht Design for the design of the hull lines, appendages and sail plan for generous interior volumes and high performance. Nauta Design came up with the general concept, interior design and exterior styling and the 110' represents a breath of fresh air. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Kokomo, the largest Alloy to date

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

At this time, Kokomo, creates a new record as the largest sailing yacht to be built and launched to date by Alloy Yachts or any other New Zealand boat-builder. A classic flying bridge Dubois design, Kokomo reflects a wide range of initiatives and desires of her owners, says Tony Hambrook, Managing Director of Alloy Yachts. Read More

The new gulet style superyacht Daima

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Daima is a stylish custom-built high performance 42.5m all weather motor sailor in the style of a Turkish Gulet. This is a real 'go anywhere' sailing boat, made for 'real' sailing whilst living luxuriously on board. All the comfort of a motor yacht with the excitement factor of a splendid 920 sq m Genakker and 730 sq m of working sail area. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: S/Y Hanuman, recreation of Endeavour II

Saturday, 13 March 2010

This elegant 1937 design – perhaps the most beautiful of all the J’s – is not all that she seems. Or, to be precise, she is rather more than she seems. Created for a very experienced owner – who also commissioned both Hyperion (47m) and Athena (90m) from Royal Huisman – Hanuman has been conceived as a faithful homage to the original. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: the 30m Pendennis Nostromo

Saturday, 27 February 2010

Built by the renowned Pendennis Shipyard in collaboration with Dubois Yachts, her experienced owner's aspirations were achieved when Nostromo was launched in Falmouth, England in 2009. Nostromo delivers what every discerning sailor expects - Performance, function, Style and Comfort. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: The ultra modern Bliss

Saturday, 20 February 2010

The latest composite sailing superyacht from naval architect Ed Dubois, Bliss, has been launched by Yachting Developments. The ultra modern interiors were created by Design Unlimited, the leading interior design and styling studio. The brief given to Design Unlimited was for a modern, stylish, minimal look with little or no wooden finishes. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: Hortense, for a life of exploration and discovery

Saturday, 14 November 2009

JFA, Joubert Nivelt Goeffers and Rhoades Young have recently completed a new 27.5m motor-sailer intended for a life of exploration and discovery.  Hortense has been designed specifically for extended periods at sea, and is expected to spend much of her time in remote southern hemisphere locations. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: Elena – A Legend Returns

Saturday, 29 August 2009

Just 16 days and 21 hours after leaving the safe harbor of New York, the 137-foot Superyacht Elena entered the 1928 history books by participating in the 3.411 miles King's Cup Trans-Atlantic Race for the King’s Cup from New York to Santander. Rebuilt in 2009 by Factoria Naval de Marin, the racing schooner Elena will once again make history. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: 36m gulet with a modern interior by Nauta Design

Saturday, 22 August 2009

Creating the interior design for a traditional Turkish motorsailor. When that challenge was accepted by Nauta Design, few of the designers in the Milanese studio were expecting such a beautiful and remarkable end result. The 36 mt. L.O.A., steel yacht has been built in Tuzla, homeland of yachting in Turkey. Read More 

SuperYacht of the Week: Ethereal, a journey of innovation and development

Saturday, 6 June 2009

After an exceptional journey of innovation and development at the Royal Huisman yard, the graceful 58m Ron Holland designed ketch Ethereal, with interior and exterior styling by Pieter Beeldsnijder, took to the water in November 2008 to begin the serious voyaging for which she was created. In many ways, Ethereal is no ordinary yacht. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: First look on board Perini Navi's Baracuda

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Launched in mid-October of 2008, the 50 meter aluminum ketch superyacht Baracuda, was the 46th unit in the Perini Navi (Perini) fleet. The design team consisted of Perini's in-house naval architects and teamed with New Zealander Ron Holland, this superyacht features many important project innovations. Read More 

SuperYacht of the Week: Mondango, simply breathtaking

Saturday, 25 April 2009

Mondango, the stunning Dubois 52m ketch from Alloy Yachts has been meticulously designed and built by dedicated owners who have been involved in every aspect of her development. Mondango was built for an International Businessman, and is the fifth yacht over 50m built by Alloy Yachts. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Philippe Briand's first Perini; P2

Saturday, 18 April 2009

On June 14th, the first Perini Navi to be designed by Philippe Briand, P2, was launched at the Cantieri Navali Beconcini (a Perini Navi Group company) in La Spezia. The combination of Perini Navi’s philosophy and Briand’s vision has led to this new class of fast sailing yachts for owners who seek high performance allied with comfort and unmatched quality. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Liara by Performance Yachts

Saturday, 4 April 2009

Currently undergoing sea trials in New Zealand, Performance Yachts (Performance) launched their first PY-100 superyacht in early February of this year. The PY-100 is the largest undertaking to date for this relatively young company. The Performance design goal for the PY-100, christened Liara, was challenging to say the least. Read More

SYT World Exclusive; SuperYacht of the Week: Dubai Magic

Saturday, 21 March 2009

Established in 2002, Platinum Yachts FZCO first received recognition with their inaugural construction project, superyacht Dubai, formerly Golden Star. At Platinum Yachts, they have an in-house naval architect, as well as fully-staffed engineering and design departments; a perfect match for the conversion of the superyacht Dubai Magic. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The 38m Tiger, a Ken Freivokh design

Saturday, 17 January 2009

Luxury Yacht Group has confirmed its appointment as the worldwide central agent for the sale of the latest Ken Freivokh 38m sailing yacht creation, Tiger. Offered for sale at just €4.5m, this state-of-the-art sailing yacht combines top pedigree design and pioneering features for exceptional value, both now and into the future. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Kokomo, an enormously accomplished yacht

Saturday, 26 July 2008

Kokomo’s appeal is simple. She is the finest available sailing yacht of her size. At 52 metres (170’) Kokomo is the ideal length that combines large interior spaces with sleek performance values. Long enough to have a massive 63.4 metre rig able to support a sail volume of 3,832 square metres. She is an enormously accomplished yacht. Read More

Friday, 29 February 2008

180’ Royal Huisman Flybridge Concept