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Top Five Coolest Concepts of 2021

As we look back on the superyacht industry over the last year, it is safe to say that there has been no shortage of inspiration amongst the world’s leading designers. Innovative new technologies and experimentation with functionality of vessels have been reoccurring themes in many of the designs, reflecting the topics discussed by industry leaders in Superyachts.com's upcoming Top100 documentary. Here, we share our top five coolest concepts of 2021…

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ZeRo: Sam Sorgiovanni’s 96m Hydrogen Superyacht Concept

One of the most exciting announcements at the Monaco Yacht Show 2021 came in the form of a stunningly futuristic hydrogen-powered superyacht concept by Australian designer Sam Sorgiovanni.

ZeRo: Sam Sorgiovanni’s 96m Hydrogen Superyacht Concept
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Coming Soon: Australia InDepth Trailer Launched at MYS’21

The first official trailer for the SY Original Australia InDepth series has launched, giving a glimpse into Australia’s holistic offering as a superyacht destination.

Coming Soon: Australia InDepth Trailer Launched at MYS’21
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The Bugatti-inspired Tender Leading a Hybrid Evolution

World-leading superyacht tender manufacturer, Vikal International, is no stranger to innovative and pioneering designs. The Australian company has a proud history of establishing new norms in the industry, and its latest Sea Limousine tender heralds in a new era of hybrid tenders.

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Significant 4.5mil Price Reduction on 82.5m Secret For Sale

Built to an exacting standard by German yard Abeking & Rasmussen, 82.5m superyacht Secret has seen a significant price reduction announced today. Dropping 4,500,000 EUR to a new asking price of 94,500,000 EUR, the pedigree megayacht is listed for sale with Burgess.

Significant 4.5mil Price Reduction on 82.5m Secret For Sale
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Superyachts.com's Most Read Articles of 2020

2020 is drawing to a close, and to say it has been an eventful year would be an understatement. We take a look at our most read articles of 2020 for a quick reminder of the most impactful updates in the last year of yachting...

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Largest Superyachts That Could Change Hands in 2021

Heading into a new year, it will be interesting to see how the superyacht brokerage market responds to the disruptive year that was 2020. Burgess CEO Jonathan Beckett said earlier in 2020 that he expected high-quality superyachts to enter onto the brokerage market as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The world-leading brokerage firm has a number of renowned Top100 superyachts in its superyacht fleet, and here we take a look at a few of the largest superyachts which could find new owners in 2021…

Largest Superyachts That Could Change Hands in 2021
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Coolest Superyacht Concepts of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, we reflect on another year which has seen the introduction of some outstandingly unique superyacht concepts. The superyacht industry is one in which the creative and the bold are allowed to flourish, with design moving always forward to test the limits of possibilities. Here are some of our favourite concepts from the past year…

Coolest Superyacht Concepts of 2020

110m Kaos (ex Jubilee) Redelivered by Lurssen After Major Refit

Following an extensive refit at Lurssen’s Blohm + Voss facilities in Hamburg, the 110m superyacht formerly named Jubilee has emerged. KAOS marks Lurssen’s largest refit project to date, commencing at the end of March 2019, and involving modifications to her interior and exterior.

110m Kaos (ex Jubilee) Redelivered by Lurssen After Major Refit
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In Review: Coolest Concepts of the Past 12 Months

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:

In Review: Coolest Concepts of the Past 12 Months
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The Superyacht Platform Providing Answers for the Future

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 Superyacht Platform Providing Answers for the Future
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Exclusive: Sorgiovanni Designs & Echo Yachts Unveil 105m Trimaran

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” …

Exclusive: Sorgiovanni Designs & Echo Yachts Unveil 105m Trimaran
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Top100 Concept: Sorgiovanni Unveils 99m Explorer

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.

Top100 Concept: Sorgiovanni Unveils 99m Explorer
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Echo Yachts: An Opportunity Amidst the Uncertainty

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…

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Part 1: The Must-See Yachts of MYBA 2019

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...

Part 1: The Must-See Yachts of MYBA 2019