New Megayacht Launch By Contest: Latest Version of 72CS Yacht

Dutch shipbuilder Contest Yachts recently launched its latest Contest 72CS yacht at its yard in Medemblik. Originally introduced as the manufcturer’s flagship at the HISWA In-Water Boat Show in 2012, the Contest 72 is a 22m performance cruiser that sets new standards in performance and comfort by combining Dutch quality with superior looks. Wetzels Brown…


Megayacht By Arcadia: 100-Foot Series Under Construction

The first yacht in the Arcadia 100 series is now in build in the same manner as her larger sister ship, the Arcadia 115. An outstanding feature of the Arcadia 100 superyacht is its flying bridge that converts into a sheltered third deck.  Completely closed and protected by side windows that electronically raise to meet…


Yacht Sales In United Kingdom Continues to Lead Europe

In breaking down sales by country in Europe during 2014, 50% of reported transaction occurred in the United Kingdom with 3,755 boats sold. That number is 400 units higher than the number sold in 2013. Aggregate value of boats sold increased by €26 million to a total of  €234 million. Spain was the second country…


New 60M Superyacht Born: Perini Navi Delivers Perseus3

Perini Navi Group has successfully delivered the 60m sloop Perseus^3, designed in collaboration with Ron Holland. Perseus3 is the second hull in Perini Navi’s 60m series of yachts. The sloop’s interiors were crafted by Perini’s interior design team to accommodate 12 guests over five cabins and including a full-beam owner’s suite with removal wall that…


New Megayacht: Feadship Launches 44m Motor Yacht Moon Sand

Mixing practicality with perfection the brand new 44.2m motor yacht Moon Sand, recently launches at the De Vries Scheepsbouw in Makkum, Netherlands.  Feadship De Voogt Design crafted the exterior with interior design by Bannenberg & Rowell. Moon Sand features a relatively modern exterior profile with classic touches that fulfill the wishes of her experienced owners.…

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Italian Superyacht Seek to Establish New Trade Organization

The state of Italy’s yachting industry, along with the future of the marine trade group UCINA, remains in flux. Three of the 10 yacht manufacturers who have renounced membership in the organization recently met in Rome to discuss establishing a new association that better suits their interest. Paolo Vitelli of Azimut-Benetti, Ferretti Group CEO Alberto…


Yacht Sales In Europe End 2014 On A High Note

Sales volume in Europe in 2014 ended on a strong note as yacht brokers capped a solid fourth quarter. Aggregate sales improved 21 percent during the quarter and 10 percent for all of 2014 with 7,446 boats sold. Total price paid also increased at €1.6 billion, an 18 percent increase over 2013. Most size segments…


Superyacht Concept 55M Design Revealed by Pastrovich Studio

With a working named X-Easy, one would expect that the new 55m superyacht design from Monaco-based Pastrovich Design would be ease of use, along with ultimate comfort and privacy. Yet, this superyacht is also a dedicated small exploration vessel that will guarantee users a top maritime experience. To that end, the X-Easy is adaptable to…