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As summer deliveries begin to wind down, we look to trace the lineage from initial design concept through to final delivery. From up-and-coming studios to long-established names in yachting, the tumult of the last year has in fact shed light on a creative renaissance amongst the designers of our industry. In no particular order, here is our pick of the top four coolest superyacht concepts of the last 12 months:
The evolving standards of modern superyachts provide an increasingly complex challenge for designers and architects. Demands such as higher performance, larger deck spaces and more comfortable cruising must all be met whilst adhering to the need for efficient ‘green’ platforms. Steve Quigley, Managing Director of One2Three Naval Architects, speaks to Superyachts.com about an under-tapped resource which has proven to achieve all of this ‘straight out of the box’. The paradox of building bigger yet more efficiently may well have a solution…
The all-Australian collaboration behind multi award-winning 84m White Rabbit has unveiled a stunning new 105m trimaran superyacht concept. The Sam Sorgiovanni design, developed with the expertise of Echo Yachts and One2Three Naval Architects, is the ultimate blueprint for efficiency, comfort and style. Sam Sorgiovanni speaks exclusively to Superyachts.com about the release of a project that he believes “has never been done before” …
Sam Sorgiovanni, the designer behind renowned Top100 superyachts such as Nirvana and Barbara, has released his latest ground-breaking superyacht concept in exhilarating fashion. An all-action video (watchable in the article slider) showcases every angle of his new 99m Exploration Yacht, Frontier.
As the superyacht industry weathers the unforeseen storm of the Covid-19 outbreak, companies are beginning to look forward to a future beyond this crisis, and there are many reasons for optimism. Health and security have been a widespread priority during this challenging period, and rightly so, yet while many doors have been closed, it is worth taking a look at those which have been opened. Echo Yachts is one such, and an opportunity for high-quality custom superyacht projects at a remarkable rate has arisen for shrewd owners and brokerage firms…
In just a few short weeks, Barcelona will become home to an influx of the most stunning vessels on the charter market. Anyone who is anyone will be cruising into the sunny West Med between the 30th April and 3rd May for MYBA, a show whose success has been growing for 30 years. We take a look at the most impressive yachts in attendance...
Oceanco has this week unveiled a brand-new ‘resort’ yacht concept at the Dubai International Boat Show, measuring 120-metres under the name of Amara.
Today, Dutch shipyard Oceanco released the eagerly awaited 110m/ 360’11ft superyacht Jubilee, as spotted by Dutch Yachting. Holland's largest yacht yet, boasts a beam of 16.4m and a draft of 4.3m, with the ability to reach a maximum speed of 18.5 knots.
The 88.5 metre (290 ft) superyacht known only as ‘Y715’ has this week left the Oceanco shipyard following sea trials, seen here in brand-new photos taken in The Netherlands by Dutch Yachting.
Oceanco’s highly confidential 88.5m/290ft motor yacht was launched on 31 October 2016 and is now entering her exciting commissioning period. Its naval architect is courtesy of Oceanco and Azure, presenting a distinct identity that is iconic in its presentation.
The incredibly impressive superyacht Secret was delivered on the 30th May, ahead of shedule, by the revered German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen. She has taken the mantle of being a new flagship of theirs. At an astonishing 82.30 metres she is the largest yacht ever built at the famous German shipyard to date.
Yacht broker Burgess has announced that the highly secretive superyacht project currently under construction in Germany is scheduled for delivery in May 2013.
Platinum Yachts has revealed exciting details about Project Triton and the inspiration behind the innovative 88 metre new build.