6 February 2016

YACHT

A collector's item

Rapsody's latest concept delivers the same retro-hit of style and grace as Spirit Yachts' P100, but do these examples of form over function have a place in today's demanding superyacht world?

NEWS

The Ferretti Navy

In the wake of the Mediterranean region’s migrant crisis, the Ferretti Group has been contracted to design and build a range of patrol vessels to help police Italy's coastline.

TECHNOLOGY

Amels reaches Tier III milestone

Amels claims to have become the first Dutch shipyard to successfully reach IMO Tier III compliance for NOx reductions by developing a custom engineering solution.

YACHT

Gleam

Nauta Yachts, led by Mario Pedol, has launched the 165m Gleam project hoping to follow on from the success of Azzam in 2013.

NEWS

Dickie Bannenberg on designing for Oman

Only 20 minutes from Muscat lies Barr Al Jissah, a secluded luxury development and marina. Applying their distinct superyacht style to the residential world for the first time, Bannenberg & Rowell will be d

YACHT

Birds of a feather

Hawk Yachts has launched two new explorer concepts in addition to its original 103m offering, the Sea Hawk.

NEWS

KRD joins forces with Tilman Kriesel Art Advisors

Katharina Raczek Design teams up with Tilman Kriesel Art Advisors to deliver unique works of art on its superyacht projects.

NEWS

Bang & Olufsen renews partnership with Sunseeker

Luxury audio and AV manufacturer Bang & Olufsen renews its partnership with Sunseeker.… More

NEWS

A disruptive collaboration

Vikal International, together with Rafnar Shipyard, has announced an agreement for the use of the Iceland-based shipyard’s OK Hull technology on future Vikal projects.  … More

YACHT

Nauta Air 111

Cantiere Delle Marche has secured the contract of another Nauta Air. This newest vessel will be the largest Nauta Air to date and will become the flagship for the range.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Seamless transition

Cockwells, the British superyacht tender specialist, has now launched its latest 9.5m limousine tender project. The limousine has been built to accompany an 88m mothership and blend seamlessly with her beach club.… More

STUDIO

A design snapshot of 2015

As we welcome the new year, we take a moment to reflect on the achievements of the design community in 2015.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Bubbly fun

With only hours to go before the arrival of Christmas Day, Italian studio Venetian Design has unveiled a special boat for those looking for last minute gift ideas.… More

STUDIO

ATD joins forces with Eric Kant

Andrew Truijllo Design has announced a partnership with residential design firm Eric Kant contemporary design.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The Trimonoran

Mr G.J. Bilkert of AnwigemA has launched his new Trimonoran hull concept, it is an adaptation of the multihull platform and brings with it numerous advantages.… More

YACHT

The power of imitation

Step on board any superyacht and the senses are exposed to a wide range of materials. However, there are instances where the weight of the material is impractical and faux-painted solution can be a good alternative.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The superyacht supercar

We speak to Ian Biggs, BAC Mono co-founder and former luxury yacht designer, about the new BAC Mono Marine concept. The BAC Mono Marine is a supercar designed for superyachts.… More

NEWS

Ground Control

We catch up with Catherine Vergez, MD of Tai Ping Carpets at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s recent Twinkle of Christmas party.… More

EVENTS

Linley kick start the festive season

At an exclusive event at the flagship Linley showroom in Belgravia, guests were treated to a festive delight complete with food, drinks, entertainment and an exclusive look at Linley's newest product.… More

STUDIO

DLBA acquired by Gibbs & Cox

Donald L. Blount and Associates has been acquired by Gibbs & Cox, another marine engineering and design firm based in Arlington, Virginia, but with offices throughout the US. DBLA is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the compan… More

STUDIO

AWD rebrands as studio hits 30

Andrew Winch Designs has announced the launch of a new website and the evolution of the brand to Winch Design, as the studio prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SuperyachtDESIGN Week: the 2016 edition

The ultimate design event for the superyacht world returns next year and we want your ideas.… More

NEWS

Issue 25 out this week

Under the SuperyachtDESIGNERS title, Issue 25 presents 21 design studio portfolios with engaging editorial and the Design Global Order Book on either side of the portfolio to further inform, educate and inspire owners, designers, … More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Superior control

UK-based Wahoo Ribs delivers its most technically advanced superyacht tender to 85.5m Sunrays.… More

YACHT

The Great Superyacht Adventure

A new type of owner, seeking a new kind of on-water experience, is fueling design concepts and creating much industry excitement. At least, that's the rumour.… More

CREW

MYBA calls for industry input on crew qualifications

MYBA is working with the UK Maritime Skills Alliance to look at new qualifications for crew. MYBA has created a survey and is asking members from every sector of the superyacht industry for their input in what exactly crew should … More

TECHNOLOGY

See the video - Self-driving superyachts a reality

Mike Blake, president and founder of Palladium Technologies, believes the fully autonomous yacht is soon to be a reality, with much of the technology already in place - see the interview.… More

STUDIO

How new materials are pushing design

Following the opening keynote at the Global Superyacht Forum on Tuesday morning entitled Next Generation Projects, Thys Nikkels discusses the freedom that comes with using modern technology and materials, such as composites, to re… More

NEWS

The complications of composite

The Next Generation Projects session at the Global Superyacht Forum focused on composite construction, citing its many benefits but also the obstacles it faces.… More

EVENTS

Time to change the way we work

The Global Superyacht Forum’s inaugural session looks at the future of the industry and the changes we need to make.… More

EVENTS

Ready for METSTRADE

METSTRADE returns to the RAI, Amsterdam, alongside GSF with the usual mixture of new products, seminars and networking opportunities.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Cute and cuddly

Turin-based Phiequipe has added the MBEighteen to its range of small semi-custom craft.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

RNLI inspired RIB tender

Earlier this week we reported on one of two new tender concepts designed by Coventry University graduate Guy Waters. Here we reveal the second, a 9.4m RIB based on an earlier design created by the young designer for the RNLI.… More

STUDIO

Bill Prince Yacht Design unveils Expedition concept at FLIBS

Port Washington-based design studio releases details of a 132ft expedition yacht concept.… More

NEWS

Making great design happen

We speak to senior director of Professional Channel, EuroNorth at Dassault Systemes, Dave Falkingham to discover what Solidworks 2016 has to offer and the future for the business.… More

EVENTS

Superyacht News nerve-centre at GSF

This year, the editorial and creative teams of The Superyacht Group will have a dedicated area at the Global Superyacht Forum.… More

YACHT

MONACO MAIDENS: 55M Atlante

With her gunmetal grey hull, black superstructure, tinted glazing and military exterior styling by Nuvolari & Lenard, CRN’s Atlante cut a formidable figure in Monaco.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Foggy inspiration

Guy Waters, who graduated earlier this year from Coventry University with a degree in transport design, presents a new 9.7m tender inspired by river launches of yesteryear coupled with styling cues from sailing yacht Foggy, a desi… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Invictus 280TT

Following the success of the Invictus 280GT model, Invictus Yachts has developed the vessel into a tender suitable for the superyacht market, the 280TT.… More

YACHT

Dynamiq partners with Trussardi

Dynamiq, the company trying to shakeup superyacht customisation, has partnered with Italian fashion house Trussardi to produce an interior design collection for its D4 series yacht.… More

YACHT

150 Sunreef Power

Sunreef Yachts has launched it's largest catamaran concept to date. At 46m the 150 Sunreef Power provides ample social and external space for it's 12 guests.… More

YACHT

MONACO MAIDENS: 69m Suerte

We go aboard Suerte, one of two 64m sister ships that the Tankoa shipyard in Genoa began building in 2008, and discover how the project went from being half-finished to completed in a convivial and casual style.… More

YACHT

'Gipsy'

Otam has completed 30 per cent of 'Gipsy', it's first superyacht. 'Gipsy' is a 35m, 295gt semi-displacement vessel with a 1000 nautical miles range.… More

EVENTS

PAD opens its doors

Last night saw the preview of the 2015 PAD London Art + Design show, which officially opens its doors today in Berkeley Square. The five-day event consists of 63 international galleries showcasing some of the most covetable art … More

YACHT

Atrium

EM Yacht Design Consultancy's Carl Esch has teamed up with Vincent Montreuil to deliver a superyacht concept that starts from the point of aesthetic as opposed to space management… More

PEOPLE

The rest, as they say, is history

Ed Dubois reflects on 40 years of superyacht design. SuperyachtDesign.com speaks to Dubois about his education, experiences and path to superyachting success.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The jack of all trades

Xtenders introduces its newest 16.1m superyacht tender project. Too large for smaller superyachts, the 16.1 makes an ideal tender for 80m plus vessels, a practical chase boat or a substantial support vessel stored tender… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The Dragon

DeepFlight launched its newest lightweight, positively buoyant and simple to use submarine at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015. The aim is to make deep sea exploration more accessible for owners… More

STUDIO

Philippe Briand at MYS

Philippe Briand showcased a number of new projects at MYS including a 105m Vitruvius project with Oceanco, an 80m Vitruvius to be built at Turquoise Yachts, a 60m Vitruvius with Feadship and a 100-foot sailing yacht in the Wal… More

YACHT

Cantieri di Pisa launches contemporary Akhir concept

Following Mondomarine's acquisition of Cantieri di Pisa in May, the Italian shipyard has launched its first superyacht concept, a modern interpretation of the classic Akhir concept… More

NEWS

New order for Dunya Yachts

Sales director Russell Crump of Yachting Partners International has signed a Letter Of Intent with Sedat Ergun of Dunya Yachts to build a new 105m motoryacht designed by Ken Freivokh.… More

NEWS

Monaco Yacht Show Awards winners announced

The evening before the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS), which began on Wednesday 23rd September, saw the presentation of the Monaco Yacht Show Awards during the 2015 MYS Gala inaugural party.  … More

EVENTS

Decorex 2015

Decroex International returned this year with a whole host of new seminars, installments and interior design items. SuperyachtDesign.com attended to experience the show and the products for ourselves.… More

STUDIO

Olesinski celebrates over 40 years

Under the leadership of managing director Justin Olesinski, who was appointed the position in 2009 by his father and founder of the studio Bernard Olesinski, the studio has reached a milestone in more ways than one as it cel… More

NEWS

A week away from the Designers’ Supper Club

With less than a week to go before the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show commences, we list some of the designs, topics and events coming to the show that we have an eye on including the Designers' Supper Club.… More

NEWS

Free interior design consultancy on offer at MYS

Following a meeting at SuperyachtDESIGN Week, ex-chief stew Agis Variani is teaming up with Peter Mallard, owner of Sogni d'Oro, at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, to offer all yachts in attendance free hour-long interior refit … More

YACHT

Sherpa

At the Cannes Yachting Fesitival 2015 Arcadia Yachts launched its 16.8m Sherpa concept. Though small, SuperyachtDesign.com see's support vessel potential… More

EVENTS

A need for beauty

Renowned interior designer Christian Liaigre has released a second book chronicling some of his most impressive projects, including sailing yachts 'Seahawk' and 'Vertigo'… More

NEWS

Federico Fiorentino teams up with Van Oossanen

Federico Fiorentino has teamed up with Van Oossanen Naval Architects to further develop the studio's 50m The Belafonte concept.… More

EVENTS

Issue 24 out this week!

SuperyachtDesign Issue 24 is out this week and features a host of industry luminaries, products, concepts and exclusive interviews. Click here to find out more about what Issue 24 has to offer...… More

EVENTS

Maison&Objet 2015

Maison&Objet returns for its second installment of 2015. Expect the usual array of big design names, new faces, installations and conferences.… More

YACHT

Sea Hawk

Hawk Yachts, industry newcomer if only in name, has released its first superyacht concept. Sea Hawk is a 103m ice class explorer designed for a five year around the world adventure… More

YACHT

Zero emissions, size matters

In collaboration with Solarwave, Nedship is near the completion of the first 'real' zero emission yacht. What can superyachts learn from their smaller cousins?… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Re-live SYDW 2015!

All SuperyachtDESIGN Week content is now live on the website. View photos, listen to keynote presentations and much more. … More

TENDERS AND TOYS

A 10DER delivery

X-Craft has revealed a new 10m tender aimed at the superyacht market called 10DER. With a hull design by Adam Younger and exterior by Van Geest Design, it is a strong addition to the yard’s fleet… More

YACHT

Beiderbeck Design's 33m under construction at Horizon

Horizon Yacht's has started the immediate construction of a 33m Beiderbeck Design yacht for an experienced German owner… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Chimera

SYD talks to Kit Carlier of New Zealand's eponymously named design studio about Chimera, a new 14.5m limousine tender concept that promises to combine classic 1920s good looks with a technologically advanced tender package.… More

TECHNOLOGY

The full set

Veritais, the British audio-visual specialist, has recently completed comprehensive AV projects on a 54m motoryacht, a 45m ketch and a 10m limousine tender… More

PEOPLE

Classic Contemporary

British furniture and interior design luminary Tim Gosling will be launching his new book, 'Classic Contemporary: The DNA of Furniture Design', on November 2. SuperyachtDesign.com received an exclusive preview of his latest work.… More

STUDIO

Lightscape

Linley's new Lightscape collection is a beautiful example of how creative intention, form and function can combine to create furniture that is as much art as furniture… More

CREW

Diagnosing the problem

The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) requires that yachts with 15 crew or more in build must now have a dedicated medical space on board. We hear from MedAire about how this impacts the design of a superyacht and the length to w… More

NEWS

Staying on deck

Director of the maritime division at Bolidt, Jacco van Overbeek provides us with an update on the division, as the first half of 2015 proves fruitful for the company… More

PEOPLE

Jorg Beiderbek 1946-2015

On August 2 the superyachting community suffered a blow as reports surfaced of the sad passing of Jörg Beiderbeck… More

SPACE

Resting in Paris

This year has seen a number of developments for Savoir Beds, which opened its first company-owned showroom in June 2015. The business continues to grow its international presence with a total of 11 showrooms, a new website and des… More

TECHNOLOGY

Trend setters

The superyacht industry is beginning to influence markets beyond our own. Hotels, homes and restaurants are beginning to borrow the best of superyacht technology and the lifestyles ethos.… More

YACHT

The 'Logica'l decision

Logica Yachts introduces its fourth mid-range superyacht concept with the Logica 135.… More

NEWS

Sabdes Design announce new designs

To coincide with the launch of its new website, Sabdes Design has unveiled a new 33.5m and 40m explorer under development in collaboration with an unnamed Turkish shipyard.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Sportjet 400

Williams Performance Tenders adds a third model to its Sportjet range.… More

STUDIO

Swing

Patrick Nourget speaks to SuperyachtDesign.com about his collaboration with Ethimo and the new Swing collection… More

EVENTS

Decorex 2015 preview

'The future of luxury', Decorex 2015 will be filled to the rafters with futuristic furniture, lighting and textiles… More

STUDIO

Curve

Sarah Ward from Posh Trading Company discusses the Curve dining set with SuperyachtDesign.com… More

STUDIO

Zara Day

Saffron Interior Arts unveils its newest artisan. Zara Day uses a mixture of hand stitching and traditional and contemporary embroidery techniques to create bespoke items… More

STUDIO

Tactile textiles

Scott Group Custom Carpets has launched a new nine-piece luxury carpet collection for the superyacht market… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

T/T Global

Xtenders has delivered a new eight-metre limo tender, designed by Vripack, to the owner of 67m motoryacht Global (ex-Kismet).… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Lightning

In collaboration with Adam Younger Design, Andrew Trujillo Design has developed a 12m design called Lightning.  … More

PEOPLE

The 'Star Maker'

Ottavio Fabbri has brought the night sky to superyachts the world over. Replicating cosmic landscapes on walls and ceilings, Fabbri's vivid interpretations are breathtaking… More

STUDIO

Changing perceptions

Ilorom founder, Wanda Miglus, talks to SuperyachtDesign.com about the inspiration for her designs and what the future holds… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

'Tuxedo'

Aspiring superyacht designer Lorenzo Andre Spreafico shares his story and his concepts… More

NEWS

Dobroserdov unveils Dynamiq

Yacht broker Sergei Dobroserdov of Nakhimov Yachts and Dobroserdov Design has launched a new luxury yacht brand called Dynamiq.… More

EVENTS

100% Design 2015

100% Design announces new venue and show concept for its 2015 edition from 23-26 September… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

A tour through design

The inaugural Artisans Unlocked tour at SuperyachtDESIGN Week provided guests an opportunity to hear the story behind each product.… More

EVENTS

SYDW 2015 Day Three: Morning Highlights

Day three of SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2015 focussed on planetary protection. The morning brought with it a number of engaging and interactive sessions… More

EVENTS

SYDW 2015 Day Three: Afternoon Highlights

Rethinking superyachts in their entirety was on the agenda for the afternoon sessions, and to round it all off Aston Martin, Quintessence Yachts and Mulder Design presented their collaborative AM37 project… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

It’s the FINAL COUNTDOWN!

Aston Martin is rolling into SuperyachtDESIGN Week in style with an Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon on the driveway and the new AM37 Powerboat Project on tonight's keynote agenda… More

EVENTS

SYDW 2015 Day Two: Afternoon Highlights

The afternoon of day two saw designers go head to head in a draw off, encouragement and advice for the next generation of designers and one of the best keynotes SYDW has ever seen… More

EVENTS

SYDW 2015 Day One: Afternoon Highlights

Day one continued with more candid discussion from all corners of the industry. The role of crew within the design stages pervaded much of the discussion… More

YACHT

The 'Baby Dragon'

Following the announcement of the 80m Dragonship, PI Superyachts has released information and renders of the 25m sistership… More

EVENTS

SYDW 2015 Day Two: Morning Highlights

Day Two of SYDW saw delegates return to the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour in their droves for more keynote speeches and a focus on 'Living Architecture'… More

EVENTS

SYDW 2015 Day One: Morning Highlights

The opening day of SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2015 saw faces new and old, a host of keynote speeches, interactive sessions and plenty of networking. Here are the highlights from the morning of day one… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

A crew designer

Winner of a SuperyachtDESIGN Week ticket from ISS’s sailing regatta, Abigail Salsbury discusses the importance of crew in the design process.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

The stage is set for SYDW

The third edition of SuperyachtDESIGN Week opens it doors tomorrow at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.… More

NEWS

The French perspective

With only days to go before the start of SuperyachtDESIGN Week, we headed to one of the style capitals of the world to visit French design studios Alberto Pinto, Christian Liaigre and Remi Tessier...… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

VriThink-ing superyacht design

Vripack will host the interactive VriThink! session looking at trends within the superyacht world at SYDW next week.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Workshops aplenty at SYDW

SuperyachtDESIGN Week will see 20 interactive workshops across three days. A vital part of the programme, explore what’s on offer next week.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Seven days, seven reasons to be at SYDW

With SuperyachtDESIGN Week just seven days away, here are seven reasons why this is a must-attend event.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Pass the VanDutchE

In collaboration with Aguri Technologies, VanDutch will be releasing a range of electric powered tenders… More

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Hiding in plain sight

We explore the changing nature of superyacht audio-visual installations with AV and lighting specialist Laura Lazzerini Neuwirth. More

Concepts

Zuccon unveils Teti

Zuccon Superyacht Design reveals a new 94m motoryacht concept called Teti...… More

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