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The superyacht industry is no stranger to headline-grabbing concept designs. Certain concepts though are so outlandish as to not quite resemble anything that has ever come before them. These designs stand the test of time, testament to their designers’ commitment to lateral thought even years after their release. This is certainly true of Lobanov Design’s fantastical 133m STAR. Released almost seven years ago, we take a look back at the concept that changed the way we think about superyacht shape and form, and is still being discussed today.
Mangusta has presented 50m superyacht Mangusta 165, the new flagship of the REV series. The yacht has been celebrated as a revolutionary step in design and functionality, delivering comfort and high-performance.
Burgess has this morning announced that in one of the largest superyacht brokerage deals of the year, 110m Jubilee has been sold in a direct deal. Delivered by Oceanco in 2017, at the time she was the largest yacht to have been built in the Netherlands and she has been the deserving winner of several global accolades this year alone.
Tuhura: a derivation of the Maori verb meaning to discover, to explore and now, the name of the latest project from line-breaking shipyard, Oceanco. Launched earlier this week at The Dubai International Boat Show, the 115m concept marks the next possibility in the builder’s collaboration with the exterior designers behind rule-breaking, Jubilee.
Superyacht Jubilee has been successfully delivered this week by Dutch shipyard Oceanco, with Burgess - the brokerage house who brought the project to the yard - now bringing the 110-metre (361ft) to the market for sale as Central Agents.
Starting a project by forgetting everything you know is a bold way to approach luxury yacht design, however it takes one person to step outside of the box to influence change.