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A new interactive talk show hosted by Lürssen will launch on 29th September 2020. The first episode, entitled ‘The Right Size Matters’, will be dedicated to understanding how to find the right size of bespoke Lürssen for the individual client.
September 2020 has been a month quite unlike any in previous years for the superyacht industry. The absence of the Monaco Yacht Show, which should have been celebrating its 30th edition, has left many of us craving our annual dosage of September sunshine, crowded docks, and most importantly, giant superyachts. Fortunately, German shipbuilder Lurssen (responsible for building a good portion of the largest superyachts in the world) is here to provide a distraction - in the form of a mini yacht exhibition.
The most highly anticipated superyacht of the year, and arguably even longer, has begun her first sea trials.
On Friday 31st July, a Captains’ dinner held in Cairns by the SuperYacht Group Great Barrier Reef highlighted the startling potential of the Australian city as a superyacht homeport for the South Pacific region. Perfectly nestled between two natural wonders, Cairns is a truly inexhaustible destination resting on a strong backbone of major superyacht infrastructure. Its small island culture and first-world facilities make Cairns an attractive base for superyachts to explore the adventures of the South Pacific.
Yesterday was anything but a typical grey morning at Lurssen Yachts’ Bremen shipyard, as the mammoth superyacht builders launched the 142m superyacht Opus.
Lurssen Yachts has made a name for itself on the global stage for releasing more Top 100 superyachts than any other builder. After decades of monopolising the ranks, with iconic flagships such as Azzam, Dilbar, Flying Fox and Tis under its belt (to name just a few), it is no surprise that Lurssen has earned something of a reputation for big builds. But as the latest look inside the Lurssen shed shows, this German yacht builder is more than capable of versatility in its production line.
BSE Cairns Slipways put the world’s largest mobile boat hoist to use as it welcomed 54m Baglietto superyacht Mischief last week.
Proudly waving the flag for British design talent on the global stage, Bannenberg & Rowell Design has dominated the field of superyacht design for two decades. Recently making headlines as Lurssen’s Project Hawaii nears delivery, we thought a catch up with the busy pair to be long overdue.
International brokerage IYC boasts an enviable sales fleet of exquisite superyachts located around the world. Some of these standout superyachts have been made available for significantly reduced prices, prompting shrewd buyers to sit up and consider the advantages of the current market.
The launch of 87m Project Hawaii from Lurssen’s highly secretive Bremen shipyard in January this year caused quite a stir, as the German shipbuilding giants were quick to claim the first Top 100 launch of 2020. This morning we provide an update on Hawaii’s journey to delivery, as the exceptional superyacht has begun sea trials in the Baltic Sea.
72 metre Tankoa superyacht Solo has departed for the Mediterranean following her significant €3.6m price reduction, making an inviting proposition on the brokerage market.
How do movies, music and modern architecture translate into superyacht designs? Yacht designer Misha Merzliakov speaks to Superyachts.com about his unique approach to telling a story through design, and the importance of crossovers in breaking out of the box.
We recently reported that Amadea, the 106m Lurssen flagship listed for sale with Imperial Yachts, was due to triumph as the largest superyacht to ever exhibit at the Dubai and Qatar Boat Shows – elevating Middle Eastern shows into a new build category. Due to serious global health concerns, both shows have since been cancelled – but we took the opportunity to discuss this exceptional vessel with Imperial Yachts, whose Middle Eastern tour goes on in spite of these disruptions.
Details of a stunning new Beach Club concept have been released for 85.10 superyacht Valerie.
2020 is on course to be another memorable year for ground-breaking superyacht launches. Already, the industry has welcomed stunning new projects onto the waters, with renowned shipyards Benetti, Lurssen and Feadship among those to lead a remarkable first few months.