Archive for November, 2010

For Sale: Superyacht Ace of Diamonds

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

The 34.16 meter superyacht Ace of Diamonds is for sale. The sport fishing yacht is being sold by Fraser Yachts with an asking price of $6,250,000. This luxury yacht was built in 1988 and refit in 2006. In addition to a spacious cockpit and upper deck, Ace of Diamonds features new engines, new generators, as well as new boat electronics.

Lurssen Launches New Yacht

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Popular yacht manufacturer Lurssen Yachts has recently launched a new luxury yacht, the 68 meter Hermitage. This superyacht has six cabins which can accommodate 12 guests overnight. Spacious and innovatively designed, the Hermitage is the fifth yacht launched by Lurssen this year. Those who are interested can find out more about this and other yacht makes such as Azimut Yachts and Viking Yachts.

‘Remember When’ Featured at Boat Show

Monday, November 8th, 2010

John Rosatti, co-founder of Millennium Superyachts, recently featured his new 162 megayacht ‘Remember When’ at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Aside from being equipped with the latest in boat navigation, the motor yacht features unique aspects such as under-floor heating and outdoor air-conditioning. Those who are interested can find out more about the innovative luxury yacht.

New Zealand Yachts Recognized

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Alloy Yachts, Fitzroy Yachts, Southern Ocean Marine and Yachting Developments are all New Zealand-based yacht builders that have been recognized in international awards. Alloy Yachts won the 2010 International Superyacht Society design award for best sailing yacht over 40 meters for the Kokomo. Meanwhile, Fitzroy Yachts won the 2010 ShowBoats design award for exterior design for a sailing yacht, their 45 meter Salperton IV. Yachting enthusiasts can find out more about award-winning yacht models.

One of World’s Largest Yachts Arrives at Yas Island

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Impressive yachts from around the world are streaming into Yas Marina and Yacht Club on Yas Island for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. One of the world’s largest yachts, gigayacht Dilbar has recently arrived. At 110 meters, Dilbar was built in 2008 by Luressen Yachts. Yachting enthusiasts can find out more about the leading yacht manufacturers such as the renowned Marquis Yachts, Fairline, Viking and Pershing yachts.

Two Heensen Yachts Recognized

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Many may know Heensen Yachts as a international leader if luxury yacht building. Recently, its Blind Date and Jems yachts were awarded with a Gold Neptune trophy for outstanding yacht design. Heensen Blind Date won for Bespoke Furniture with its expanding dining table. The 44m Jems won for Exterior Recreational Area with its spacious and multi-use sundeck. Those who are interested in superyachts can find out more about the leading yacht makes such as Heensen Yachts.

Phuket International Boat Show

Monday, November 1st, 2010

The eighth annual Phuket International Boat Show will be taking place on January 6-9. Taking place at the Royal Phuket Marina, the show will feature Asia’s largest in-water boat display. Yachting enthusiasts will be able to check out lots of yacht manufacturers and yacht types such a motor yachts and sailing yachts of various sizes. Some of the manufacturers that will be present are Azimut yachts, Fairline, and Sea Ray Yachts. The Phuket International Boat Show will promote Phuket and Asia as a premiere yachting destination for years to come.