2018 News & Events Archive (564)

  • Editor's Note: The Top 100 Forecast Returns

    When I first started writing these Editor’s comments, I remember the Top 100 including, what was then, new superyachts such as Eclipse, Radiant, and my personal all-time favourite, Luna. These were...

  • Interior Insight: Revelry and Elegance on Moonlight II

    When it comes to superyacht giants of the Top 100, remaining graceful, balanced and poised is often dreamt but seldom achieved. Available to charter with Burgess, the 91.40-metre (299’10”ft),...

  • Design Retrospective: 10 Years of Iconic Top 100 Yachts

    The last ten years has blazed a trail in terms of both size and style within the Top 100 largest yachts in the world. With a new year of breakthrough projects ahead of us, we take a look at the icons...

  • The Top 100 Fleet in Focus: Kismet's Art Deco Glamour

    As a Top 100 contender, Kismet is one of the most iconic superyachts in the world. If topping the list of the largest superyachts wasn't enough Kismet offers a modern elegance unseen in contemporary...

  • The Superyacht Projects We’re Watching Closely in 2018

    With the new minimum for superyachts entering the Top 100 set to become 85-metres by the close of 2018, we’re taking a look at the remarkable new projects flying under the radar and scheduled to hit...

  • Lessons in Speed and Style: Chartering Grey Matters

    When we stepped on board 45.7-metre (150’) Palmer Johnson, Grey Matters at the Antigua Charter Show, we discovered a yacht perfect for the modern day charterer. A 2007 build that wouldn’t look out of...

  • DAMEN Superyacht Support Vessel Game Changer Sold

    DAMEN’s fourth Support Vessel sold in the 70-metre market, the signing of Game Changer proves the rule that demand for adventure yachting and exploration solutions is not only established, but...

  • Tankoa's New S533: An Exercise in Speed, Style & Space

    The 53-metre S533 'Saetta' project has been unveiled by Tankoa this week, offering an insight into a sleek Francesco Paszkowski design with a powerful performance edge. We take a look at the finer...

  • The Largest Yachts in the World for Charter in 2018

    Whether the goal is relaxation, exploration or entertainment, the charter lifestyle on board one of the largest yachts in the world is, quite possibly, the fastest route to achieving personal nirvana....

  • Top 100 Forecast: The Largest Yachts Arriving in 2018

    Last year, the Top 100 welcomed ground-breaking new launches Thunder, Jubilee, Aviva and Areti. Now, with a new year ahead and order books across the world filled with new revolutions, we look to the...

  • Editor’s Note: Setting the Scene for a Successful 2018

    Closing the year of 2017 and leaving the office for the holidays, I was enthusiastic about the reports of success that emerged from across the industry over the year. What I didn’t expect, was that...

  • Palumbo Group Sets Sites on Mondomarine Acquisition

    The Palumbo Group has today fired the starting pistol on major industry movements for 2018 by announcing the first phases of acquisition for Savona-based yacht builder Mondomarine.

  • On the Market: Coral Ocean joins the Moran Sales Fleet

    Moran Yacht & Ship has announced their appointment as Worldwide Central Agents for the sale of the 72.6-metre Lürssen spectacle; M/Y Coral Ocean. Her name alone, a glamorous sentiment of a tropical...

  • Superyacht Charter Focus: Going Green on Grace E

    The plush 73-metre superyacht giant Grace E, offers her guests a unique experience on board the environmentally, ever-chic Italian stallion by Perini Navi's E Picchiotti. Available to charter with...

  • The Surge of Sales that Took Place at the Close of 2017

    At the close of 2017, the brokerage scene saw a thriving influx of sales that brought a spectacle of stunning sailing yachts and cutting-edge motor yachts to delighted new owners. Before they set off...

  • Sailing Yacht Ngoni: An Innovative Weapon on Water

    The owner's brief; “Build me a beast. Don’t build me a sheep in wolf’s clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon; fast and furious.” The answer? A Dubois Naval Architect exterior, a Rick...

  • Moran Yacht & Ship Sells Superyacht Madsummer

    Feadship brought the 55.5-metre superyacht Madsummer to the water in 2005 to high acclaim. Now, as an extremely nascent 2018 begins to gather momentum, Moran Yacht & Ship has broken ground on the year...

  • Master of the Blue: Support Vessel New Frontiers Sold

    Following on from the hive of activity that is the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show (Oct 2017), DAMEN recently announced the sale of the 55-metre Support Range yacht, New Frontiers; proving an interesting...

  • Heesen Globe-Trotter Superyacht Project Maia Sold

    Measuring 50-metres, with striking Clifford Denn design and Reymond Langton interiors, Heesen Yachts has announced the sale of superyacht Project Maia to round off a year of success for the shipyard.

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