33m Superyacht Sinks Off Greek Island of Mykonos VIDEO!

A superyacht believed to be the 33m M/Y Aloha sank off the Greek Island of Mykonos last week after running aground on a  reef shortly before dawn. All the passengers aboard the Ferretti Custom Line Navatta 33 managed to escape the vessel before it went under. Unnamed sources claim that the yacht also suffered electrical…

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Superyacht Capacity At Cap d’Ail Marina To Expand

Unlike other areas on the French Riviera where decades-old constraints have literally halted marina development, the Port of Cap d’Ail has a unique position thanks to concessions ending in 2027. With the permission of local authorities and current leaseholders, the port has been allowed to redraw its marina layout to keep pace with increased traffic…

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41m Megayacht Ruya Launched by Alia Yacht

Turkey’s Alia Yachts has launched the 41m motor yacht Ruya at its shipyard. With delivery to her new owners in September, the vessel will be showcased at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show later in the month. Sam Sorgiovanni crafted both exterior and interior designs of this voluminous superyacht that features multiple usable spaces over three…

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135m Gigayacht Project Atom Details Revealed

A Group, Yachtzoo and Fincantieri Yachts, has revealed details of the 135m project Atom. With four large exterior decks, she will have a total of 2,200 square meters and capability of reaching a top speed of 18 knots through her two Azipods. During the past six months, Fincantieri and the A Group have spent six…

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Yacht Sales In U.S. See Healthy Increases In July

July finished well for boat sales in the United States with 3,388 boats worth an aggregate $333 million changing hands, an increase of 2 percent for volume and 12 percent for price over the same month in 2014. The segment making the largest volume gain were boats in the 36- to 45-foot range, increasing 13…

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Steven Spielberg Puts Superyacht Seven Seas on the Market ?

The world’s oceans may be big enough for Steven Spielberg to explore, but apparently his own Seven Seas is not. Dutch shipbuilder Oceanco constructed the 282-foot superyacht to Spielberg’s specifications in 2010. A friend of the Academy Award-winning director reportedly told Britain’s Daily Mail that Spielberg didn’t realize how much he would enjoy his superyacht…

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Superyacht Shipyard Turquoise Retools Marketing Strategy

Recently renamed superyacht builder Turquoise has announced a new strategy that will make the world of superyachts more accessible. The new strategy, concentrating on the construction of yachts up to 80 meters in length, will build on the shipyard’s technical expertise and its reputation as a high quality high value builder. Turquoise CEO Mehmet Karabeyoglu…

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69.3 Meter Superyacht Named Suerte Launched By Tankoa Yachts

Tankoa Yachts launched the 69.3m superyacht Suerte in early July at the manufacturer’s shipyard in Genoa, Italy. Previously known as project S693, the vessel has a high tensile steel fore section, a weight of 1,400GT and features exterior styling by Francesco Paskowski. Suerte will cruise the Cote d’Azure in late August after installation of water…

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Megayacht Kiss Interior Details Released

Launched by Feadship in February, the 46.4m Kiss, continues to spark interest in the superyacht industry, as photos showing details of her innovative design have been released. Images of interior and exterior areas show contemporary spaces featuring rich fabrics, contrasting surfaces and a sense of spaciousness. A large VIP cabin, four guess cabins and a…