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Motor Yachts  // Information and latest news about motor yachts

Pershing 88 Pininfarina

Pershing 88 Pininfarina

This limited Edition Pininfarina Pershing is the only one of its kind and fitted with a lavish Ferrari red interior and Ferrari Grigio Silverstone paint job. Delivered in 2000 by Pershing Yachts it is powered by twin 1830hp to propell the vessel to 40knots or maintain a comfortable cruise at 35knots.

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30 Apr Posted by in Latest News, Motor Yachts | Comments

New Princess 35m superyacht released from mould

New Princess 35m superyacht released from mould

Princess Yachts, a British shipyard based in Plymouth has successfully released the first 35m Princess Superyacht from its mould. This semi-custom yacht is finished in a steel grey and shall be capable cruising at both high and low speeds with an impressive long range capability. The design provides expansive deck areas and spacious accommodation for guests and up to 6 crew.

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A fast five minutes with Philippe Briand, superyacht designer extraordinaire

A fast five minutes with Philippe Briand, superyacht designer extraordinaire

Philippe Briand is one of today’s most prolific yacht designers, with over 12,000 of his vessels sailing on the world’s oceans. His designs span all manner of boats and yachts, from high performance racers like S/Y Mari Cha IV (monohull transatlantic world record holder in 2003) to smaller production boats with Jeanneau and Sun Odyssey and opulent superyachts like S/Y Vertigo and M/Y Exuma, both on display at this year’s Singapore Yacht Show.

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Head in the Cloud

Head in the Cloud

Captain Colin Boyle has been a superyacht captain since 2000, with extensive worldwide cruising experience in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, the Americas and across Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong. With Cloud 9 chartering in the Andaman Sea during this season, her captain explains: “We are always open to talking with charter clients about where they would like to go and what they would like to experience. Options this winter could include Phuket and the Andaman Islands, or even the remote cruising grounds of Myanmar and its Mergui Archipelago. The isolated Similan Islands with their unspoiled landscapes, fantastic diving, and peaceful anchorages are also a great choice for escaping from it all.

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Masteka 2 returns to the South Pacific

Masteka 2 returns to the South Pacific

News just in of preparations to send the the luxury 122ft yacht Masteka 2 to the South Pacific in May 2014 for the charter season. This spectacular yacht shall be based in Fiji and available for cruising the archipelago of over 300 picturesque islands and throughout Tonga and Vanuatu.

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Gunman opens fire on luxury Superyacht

Gunman opens fire on luxury Superyacht

A gunman opened fire onto a luxury yacht as it pulled in to Rose Bay Wharf in Sydney late on New Year's Day, shattering the windows of the vessel and leaving bullet holes across its hull.

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03 Oct Posted by in Latest News, Motor Yachts | 1 comment

M.Y. Seafaris catches fire and sinks

M.Y. Seafaris catches fire and sinks

Sixteen people were forced to abandon ship when the luxury superyacht M.Y. Seafaris caught fire and sank off the far north Queensland coast this morning. Eight passengers and eight crew were on board the Seafaris when the blaze broke out on the 41-metre vessel in Cow Bay in the Daintree region about 6am (AEST).

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17 Sep Posted by in Latest News, Motor Yachts | Comments

M.Y. Grace E launched

M.Y. Grace E launched

The Perini Navi Group has recently launched the 73m motor yacht Grace E at their shipyard in La Spezia - the new flagship of the striking Picchiotti range.

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Yacht Project Management

Yacht Project Management

What is a yacht project manager and why do I need one? Any project needs to have proper planning, control and a responsible overview regardless size, location or type. Whether a project manager is required largley depends on the owner, their experience and expectations for quality. Some shipyards building smaller vessels may not have a […]

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Riviera Yacht Spotting

Riviera Yacht Spotting

Yacht spotting on the French Riviera, Sunday 21st July. Acronautic caught some images of superyachts in the region enjoying the warm sun and calm seas. Yachts identified between Plage Mala and Cap Ferrat today include the 68m Lurssen M.Y. Hermitage, the 79.85m Yacht Talitha G, and the 65m Benetti M.Y. Nataly. The latest superyacht toys 'Jetlev' are also gaining popularity and provided much entertainment for onlookers.

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