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Turquoise Yachts Announces Construction of 74m Megayacht Project Barracuda

Turquoise Yachts Announces Construction of 74m Megayacht Project Barracuda: Turkish shipbuilder Turquoise Yachts has begun construction of Project Barracuda, a 74m yacht with delivery expected within three years. Turquoise CEO Mehmet Karbeyoglu noted that owners used to wait five years for their yachts to be completed, but that most customers now want their yachts quicker.…

Megayacht Builders Unite! Lürssen to Acquire Blohm+Voss

Megayacht Builders Unite! Lürssen to Acquire Blohm+Voss: German shipbuilder Lürssen has announced that it will acquire the Blohm+Voss shipyard, subject to approval from the German Fair Trade Commission. Peter Lürssen, managing partner at Lürssen Maritime Beteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG, indicated the acquisition will allow his company to take over a shipyard with a strategically…

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Megayacht Builder Feadship and Sinot Yacht Design Collaborate on New Concept

Megayacht Builder Feadship and Sinot Yacht Design Collaborate on New Concept: Sinot Yacht Design’s new generation of superyachts breaks away from convention designs that have what Sinot calls a “wedding cake appearance.” The new design, developed in conjunction with the Dutch builder Feadship, claims to have reduced volume without sacrificing any of the yacht’s usable…

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Megayacht By Henry Ward Designs, Unique 66m Explorer Yacht Time

Megayacht By Henry Ward Designs, Unique 66m Explorer Yacht Time: The 66m explorer yacht Time, designed by Henry Ward Design in collaboration with BMT Nigel Gee, is an insight into the future, expanding on current luxuries while challenging boundaries as technology expands. Time will also provide guests with abundant, unforgettable experiences. One of Time’s most…

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Megayacht Builder Feadship’s 2016 Future Concept Choice

Megayacht Builder Feadship’s 2016 Future Concept Choice: As in past years Dutch shipbuilder Feadship has unveiled a new superyacht concept that it has developed based upon client feedback, internal brainstorming and research. This year’s future concept that showcased the manufacturer’s ability to adapt to changing times and innovations is a new 74.50m superyacht concept that…

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Mondomarine Launches Largest MegaYacht to Date

Mondomarine Launches Largest MegaYacht to Date: Mondomarine has launched Sarastar, a 60m semi-displacement motoryacht that is the largest vessel the company has ever built. In addition, Roberto Zambrini, CEO and Mondomarine co-owner, claims that Sarastar is the largest all-aluminum yacht built in Italy. Luca Dini is responsible for interior and exterior design for Sarastar, which…

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Megayacht By Icon Islander Set to Break the Mold

Megayacht By Icon Islander Set to Break the Mold: Icon Yachts is out to prove that long-range cruising and super-size comfort can readily come in a smaller package. The Icon Islander at only 29.2m (96 feet) is a departure for the shipbuilder, which is constructing the vessel on spec. Islander expects a 2,200 nm range…

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Megayacht Builder Wider Yachts Impresses Customers at Cannes

Megayacht Builder Wider Yachts Impresses Customers at Cannes: Wider Yachts has unveiled two new yachts at the Cannes Yachting Festival, the impressive Wider 150 GENESI and plans for the 46m RINA comfort Class, the quietest yacht ever build, which also boasts the largest beach club for a yacht of her size. GENESI has owner and…