Archive for December, 2010

New Design From Dubois Naval Architects

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Yachting enthusiasts who are interested in new yacht designs may want to check out a new design for a 65 meter sloop-rigged sailing yacht. While the sleek innovative design was on display at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show, the project is still under development. Those who are interested can learn more about new yacht models from the leading yacht makes such as Azimut and Jeanneau yachts.

Trinity Yachts Launches ‘Carpe Diem’

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Yachting enthusiasts may be interested to hear that Trinity Yachts recently launched ‘Carpe Diem,’ a 57.60-meter tri-deck luxury yacht. ‘Carpe Diem’ runs on twin CAT 3516B marine diesel engines and is mostly constructed of aluminum. This spacious motor yacht features four large staterooms, an alternative cabin, and a large master suite situated on the main deck. It also has lots of exterior living space. This yacht is surely one worth checking out.

Strand Craft 166 Super Yacht

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Yachting enthusiasts may be interested to check out Strand Craft 166. This superyacht features a retractable flybridge, a hidden Jacuzzi, and lots of other luxurious amenities. A unique feature is a garage for a custom supercar. Those who are interested can check out this and other luxury yachts from popular yacht makes such as Viking Yachts.

Green Yacht of the Year

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

This year, “Exuma” won the Green Yacht of the Year award at the Monaco Boat Show. At 50 meters long, this eco-friendly motor yacht runs on less fuel and produces less carbon emissions than luxury yachts of a similar size. Exuma features a slender hull for hydrodynamic efficiency and can venture 6,000 miles at a speed of 12 knots. Boating enthusiasts can find out more about this and other energy-efficient yacht makes that are available.

Pershing 108’ Near Launch

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Those who are interested in the newest yacht models may want to keep an eye out for the Pershing 108’. Recently, Pershing Yachts announced that their flagship model has electric and mechanical tests and is scheduled to be launched in January 2011. This large motor yacht has four guest state rooms and three cabins for crew members. It carries three MTU 1940 Kw diesel engines and can reach a maximum speed of just over 40 knots. The Pershing 108’ is just one of many new models to watch out for come New Year.

FENDI Casa Sets Princess 85 Motor Yacht Apart

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Fans of luxury yachts may be interested in checking out the Princess 85 Motor Yacht. Princess Yachts had FENDI Casa accessorize the 85-foot motor yacht for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. With a master suite, VIP stateroom and twin guest cabins, the yacht is both spacious and comfortable for a large number of guests. The yacht boasts ivory, sand, and mother-of-pearl accessories while mocha, maroon, black and grey accents. Yachting enthusiasts who appreciate the high quality styling of FENDI should check out this yacht.

Yachts will impress at London Boat Show

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Yachting enthusiasts may be looking forward to the London Boat Show taking place on January 7. While there will be a large variety of boats, the motor yachts, sailing yachts, and luxury yachts are sure to impress the crowds. Those who are interested will be able to get more information on the newest models from popular yacht makes such as Azimut Yachts and Viking Yachts.

Benetti Launches Crystal 140

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Yachting enthusiasts may be interested in the newly launched Crystal 140 by Benetti Yachts. Classic yet contemporary, the 140-foot superyacht can accommodate ten guests and seven crew members. Inside, the luxury yacht exudes elegance with the styling of Francois Zuretti. With twin CAT C32 Acert diesel engines, the Crystal 140 is expected to reach 15 knots and cruising speed of 14 knots.

Feadship to be displayed at Miami Boat Show

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Those who are interested in checking out Feadship yachts can check out the Feadship Go at the upcoming Miami International Boat Show. Feadship had a successful showing at the Antigua Yacht Show this year. Boating enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see a variety of yacht types and sizes at the show including the most luxurious private yachts.

Ferretti Top Ranked for Yachts 24m and over

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Yachting enthusiasts may be interested to hear that Ferretti yachts was ranked #1 by Showboats Magazine for yachts 24 meters and over. Coming in second was Azimut Benetti yachts. The Ferretti Group includes Pershing, Riva, CRN, Ferretti Custom Line and Ferretti yachts. According to the magazine, there are 747 yachts over 24 meters on order around the world. Those who are interested can find out more about all the popular yacht makes and their new models.