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July 24, 2013

Design

Admiral Tecnomar’s Envy…

The design work is by Vripack. Read more, see more >

July 24, 2013

Design

Juan Ortiz Rincón was a finalist ‘Young Designer of the Year’ at the recent Showboats Design Awards in Monaco...

His ‘Anaconda’ concept is really striking. Read more, see more >

August 31, 2012

Design

Icon and Impossible Pro’s 'Expose' concept...

She’s has a LOA of 122.5m. Read more, see more >

August 01, 2012

Design

Dykstra and Claydon Reeves’ ‘Exo’...

She’s 46m sloop concept with hull-deck glazing that’s as striking as it would be technically difficult to engineer. Read more, see more >

July 30, 2012

Design

Bernardo Zuccon’s ‘Discovery’ concept...

She’s a full-displacement 54m. Read more, see more >

July 28, 2012

Design

Ned Ship Group’s 105m Sovereign concept...

If built, she would be the largest ‘super sports’ yacht in the world by quite a margin. Read more, see more >

July 12, 2012

Design

Aras Kazar’s ‘Galata’ concept...

A flexible 11m motorcruiser. Read more, see more >

May 17, 2012

Design

Hakvoort’s semi-custom proposal...

This Clifford Denn-profiled fast-displacement concept has been worked up in association with Moran Yacht & Ship.  Read more, see more >

April 02, 2012

Design

Olivier F van Meer’s latest...

She’s a 78ft classically styled all-aluminium motoryacht. Read more, see more >

February 13, 2012

Design

Chris Seymour’s latest...

She’s a 58m concept... Read more, see more >

February 01, 2012

Design

The Barracuda 170...

She is the latest design study by Iñigo Toledo’s Barracuda Yacht Design studio. Read more, see more >

January 31, 2012

Design

‘Recreational Island’ development partnership...

BMT Nigel Gee is helping develop this Henry Ward-designed superyacht accessory. Read more, see more >

December 11, 2011

Design

Sunseeker’s stunning new 28 Metre...

Hull No1 will be at the 2012 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show (January 6-15). Read more, see more >

December 09, 2011

Design

Green Yachts’ Zero 80 concept...

This full-displacement design is proposed with diesel-electric propulsion and solar panels. Read more, see more >

December 06, 2011

Design

PB Behage’s latest concept...

She’s a 28m steel/aluminium round-bilged ‘convertible’ motoryacht. Read more, see more >

December 05, 2011

Design

Carlo Cafiero’s Blunt 118 concept...

She’s a twin decks plus flybridge design. Read more, see more >

December 01, 2011

Design

The Vintage 43 day-sailer...

She’s the latest creation from Belfast, Maine-based Stephens Waring Yacht Design for Italian-American company Rivolta Yachts, which is normally associated with motorboat offerings. Read more, see more >

November 22, 2011

Design

Aras Kazar’s ‘Blue Peace’ concept...

According to the young innovative designer, flying fish were a key inspiration; you can see why. Read more, see more >

November 09, 2011

Design

Van Geest’s latest...

She’s a thoroughly modern 60m motoryacht; the client’s brief required a particularly fast and sporty profile. Read more, see more >

November 07, 2011

Design

The Sunreef 75 Ultimate...

She replaces the 80 Ultimate. Read more, see more >

November 03, 2011

Design

Egg and Dart’s Ranger 58...

She’s an explorer project developed in association with ISA. Read more, see more >

October 24, 2011

Design

Zodiac’s N-ZO 680...

She’s a new mid-size design within the brand’s ‘Comfort Cruising’ RIB portfolio. Read more, see more >

October 13, 2011

Design

Ed Dubois’s team secures design contract for 100m sloop...

Assuming the project goes the distance, she is destined to be the world’s biggest sailing yacht by quite a margin. The design process will last 30 months and construction should commence in mid-2013, which would suggest a ’16 launch at the earliest. Read more, see more >

September 29, 2011

Design

Otam’s Millennium 100...

With triple 2,600hp MTUs, she should top 50 knots. Read more, see more >

September 28, 2011

Design

Kingship’s ‘Essence’ concept...

She’s a contemporary 42.5m neo-explorer with a dedicated penthouse-style owners’ deck. Read more, see more >

September 25, 2011

Design

The Wider 150...

This diesel-electric concept is full of surprises; she was unveiled at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show. Her beach club looks fantastic. Read more, see more >

September 17, 2011

Design

Vripack’s Esquire 65...

She’s a thoroughly modern gentleman’s flybridge motoryacht. Read more, see more >

September 14, 2011

Design

Riva’s new 63 Virtus...

With an LOA of 64ft 6in, she will be one of the world’s largest open models. Read more, see more >

September 13, 2011

Design

The Wally Otto...

The world’s largest one-design racer. Read more, see more >

September 12, 2011

Design

The ARQ45...

She’s the latest concept from Arquinaval Ingeniería. Read more, see more >

September 04, 2011

Design

New Southerly 420...

She will be shown first at London ’12 in January. Read more, see more >

August 30, 2011

Design

The Iguana 29 - an ultra-modern amphibious tender...

She’s good for up to 35 knots on the water and a modest 8kmph for manoeuvring ashore. Read more, see more >

August 24, 2011

Design

New Pearl 75 on track for early ‘12 launch...

Kelly Hoppen designed the interior. Read more, see more >

August 24, 2011

Design

Sylvain Viau’s ‘XXI’...

She’s a 20-knot 80m with a 17m beam. Read more, see more >

August 16, 2011

Design

Aras Kazar’s ‘Blue Dream II’...

She’s this young California-based Turk’s first yacht concept. Read more, see more >

August 10, 2011

Design

MCC’s 46m Neo Classic...

A model will be on display at Monaco ‘11. Read more, see more >

August 10, 2011

Design

New Espen Øino concepts for Sunrise Yachts...

They will be on display at Cannes and Monaco ‘11. Read more, see more >

August 08, 2011

Design

Thierry Mugler’s Spire Boat concept…

A strikingly styled 10m (33ft) offshore power-cat. Read more, see more >

August 04, 2011

Design

The Vripack-drawn Ribbon 45 SC…

The studio’s brief was to create a RIB that didn’t look like a RIB. Read more, see more >

August 01, 2011

Design

For the first time in over 10 years, Princess is returning to the sub-40ft sector...

Come next year its new entry-level model will be the new V39. Read more, see more >

August 01, 2011

Design

Alex McDiarmid’s ‘Conch’...

The South of France-based British designer has taken inspiration from seashells for his latest concept. Read more, see more >

July 25, 2011

Design

Sacs’ Abarth 695 ‘Ferrari Tribute’ tender...

A limited edition series drawn by Christian Grande. Read more, see more >

July 25, 2011

Design

Gran Turismo version of the Fairline 38...

She will be shown first at Southampton ‘11. Read more, see more >

July 18, 2011

Design

Coming soon: Cantieri di Sarnico's new Spider 46 GTS...

Like the Capriolo, Italy-based yard's successful Spider 40, she’s another Nuvolari-Lenard-designed creation. Read more, see more >

July 16, 2011

Design

CRN’s ‘Dislopen’ concept...

The Ferretti Group’s Ancona, Italy-based yard is proposing a range of yachts from 43-62m that combine sports-yacht looks with longer-range full-displacement performance. Read more, see more >

July 12, 2011

Design

New look for Pat Bray’s 42m motoryacht platform...

This one is a long-range trideck. Read more, see more >

July 09, 2011

Design

Sanlorenzo’s new SL94...

She will be launched officially at YCM during the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show. Read more, see more >

July 09, 2011

Design

The new RS Venture...

She will be shown for the first time at Southampton ‘11. Read more, see more >

July 08, 2011

Design

New 43m for Daewoo...

This is the latest concept for the Korean yard from Italian yacht designer Andrea Borzelli and naval architect/marine engineer Francesco Rogantin. Read more, see more >

June 27, 2011

Design

Alex McDiarmid’s 100m ‘Duel’...

The inspiration for his latest concept is said to be 17-19th century duelling pistols. Read more, see more >

June 25, 2011

Design

Arnaud Anseeuw’s dramatic ‘Concept Eros’...

She’s a very different 100m from the Ligne d'Horizon studio in the South of France; and yes all that superstructure’s meant to me glass. Read more, see more >

June 24, 2011

Design

CRN’s new Classic 52...

The Ancona yard is mixing '70 and '80s retro style with more modern themes for this one. Read more, see more >

June 24, 2011

Design

Burger and Ivan Erdevicki concept...

She’s a 40m raised-pilothouse motoryacht. Read more, see more >

June 23, 2011

Design

Oceanco’s ‘DP009’...

She’s a bold Luiz de Basto-drawn concept. Read more, see more >

June 22, 2011

Design

Icon Yachts and Hot Lab team up for 73 Milano...

She’s a striking six-deck concept. Read more, see more >

June 16, 2011

Design

Sessa’s new Key Largo 34...

Although various versions will be in-water in the Med this summer, the model will be launched officially at Cannes ‘11. Read more, see more >

June 15, 2011

Design

New Van Geest 80m...

Simplicity was the Dutch studio’s inspiration – simplicity in lines and living, as well as construction. Read more, see more >

June 14, 2011

Design

Sabdes’s latest ...

The Australian studio has recently completed two new designs – a 21m Explorer and a 15m Pilothouse motoryacht – for US-based Bering Yachts. Both profiles have a distinctly modern edge to them. Read more, see more >

June 10, 2011

Design

Cafiero’s 35m ‘ICY’...

Another strikingly presented concept from the Italian studio. Read more, see more >

June 09, 2011

Design

New Drettmann models on their way...

There’s a 32m all-composite flybridge model and a steel-hulled explorer under development. Both should premiere at either Cannes or Monaco ‘12. Read more, see more >

May 31, 2011

Design

Alex McDiarmid’s ‘Iwana’ concept...

Her 85m profile is lizard-inspired. Read more, see more >

May 26, 2011

Design

Hot Lab’s 86m Oceanco concept...

Called ‘PA168’, she is based on the Dutch yard’s proven technical platform. Looks great, doesn’t she? Read more, see more >

May 24, 2011

Design

New Oyster 725...

She’s a development of the well-proven 72. Read more, see more >

May 19, 2011

Design

The Daewoo 24m...

She’s an Andrea Borzelli creation for South Korean yachtbuilding initiative; the naval architecture and engineering are down to Francesco Rogantin. Read more, see more >

May 06, 2011

Design

Carlo Cafiero 90m concept...

She’s every bit as bold this studio's other wonderful creations. Read more, see more >

April 28, 2011

Design

Ruea Yachts 75m...

Another Design Unlimited concept for the Thai yard. Read more, see more >

April 25, 2011

Design

Lagoon superyachts...

The Groupe Bénéteau catamaran brand is going larger with the help of longstanding group build partner CNB. Read more, see more >

April 19, 2011

Design

Nuvolari-Lenard/Oceanco 120m ‘gigayacht’ concept...

If a client can be found for this or similar, she would be the largest yacht to have ever been built in Holland. Price? Our guess would be something approaching €400-€420 million. Read more, see more >

March 27, 2011

Design

The 'Neo-Classic Explorer' concept from MCC...

She’s a striking 46m with a long-range capability. Read more, see more >

March 26, 2011

Design

Verhaaren-designed ‘Project Das’...

This 37m 50-knot sportscruiser is for day trips in the Persian Gulf. Read more, see more >

March 24, 2011

Design

Adam Vorhees’ Project 'Sans’...

She’s a 19m high-performance sloop. Read more, see more >

March 16, 2011

Design

Kingship’s Ocean SUVs...

Initially there will be a range of three Sergio Cutolo-drawn ‘cross-over’ designs – a 90, 116 and 150. Read more, see more >

March 01, 2011

Design

The new Dariel DT 14 CL...

Big open RIBs don’t get much sexier than this!  Read more, see more >

February 19, 2011

Design

The latest Delta 50m...

She’s the sixth of this full-displacement 780GT steel/composite design; her interior is ‘Polynesian-inspired’. Read more, see more >

February 18, 2011

Design

Carlo Cafiero’s latest concept...

She’s an unusual sailing cruiser with an LOA of 35m and a max beam of 8.22m. Check out the proposed layouts. Read more, see more >

February 17, 2011

Design

Magboat’s latest 9m tender variant...

She’s the Pic Nic. Read more, see more >

February 14, 2011

Design

The Wallycentro Class...

The Monaco-headquartered yachtbuilder is proposing a new class of luxury racing yachts that don’t necessarily have to be designed and built by Wally. Read more, see more >

February 08, 2011

Design

New Riva Iseo – coming soon!

The first of these beautiful 27-footers will go into the water for summer 2011. Read more, see more >

January 31, 2011

Design

The 50-knot Sea Hawk...

This Richard Sauter-designed 18m ‘carbon neutral’ flier is proposed for Dutch company Atlantic Motor Yachts. Read more, see more >

January 28, 2011

Design

Zuccon establishes new ‘Maxi-Yacht’ division...

It already has a 58m and 80m under construction at CRN. Read more, see more >

January 27, 2011

Design

Turkish builder Vicem’s beautiful Vanguards - coming soon...

Initially there will be a 45 and subsequently a 33. They were styled inside and out in-house, but the hull shape and naval architecture are down to Michael Peters.  Read more, see more >

January 26, 2011

Design

New Nord West 430 Sport & Sports Top...

The first examples will be shown at Göteborg's Batmassan 2011 in early February. Read more, see more >

January 24, 2011

Design

Craig Cunningham-drawn cat...

She’s a 24m with sweeping lines said to have been inspired by the 1960 Jaguar MkII saloon car. Read more, see more >

January 21, 2011

Design

New flagship model coming for Cantieri Estensi...

The 640 Maine. Read more, see more >

January 21, 2011

Design

Van Dam Nordia and Simonis Voogd...

New design unveiled for Nordia 95 High-Performance cruiser. Read more, see more >

January 17, 2011

Design

Apreamare’s new Maestro 66 to get twin IPSs...

She replaces the original 65. Read more, see more >

January 12, 2011

Design

Farr 400 One-Design...

She’s an all-carbon grand prix-level racer that will fit into a 40ft container. Read more, see more >

January 10, 2011

Design

Malö’s new 47 Classic...

She replaces the old 46. Read more, see more >

January 06, 2011

Design

New Mulder 73 Flybridge...

The Dutch yard has just received an order for one from a client in Australia. Read more, see more >

December 21, 2010

Design

DLBA '125 Sportsyacht' preliminary concept...

She’s intended for both multiple pods or conventional twin inclined-shaft propulsion systems, depending on performance and guest accommodation compromises. Read more, see more >

December 20, 2010

Design

Omega Architects’ project for RMK Yachts...

She’s a 50m based on a Van Oossanen & Associates FDHF (fast displacement hull form). Read more, see more >

December 17, 2010

Design

Sunreef Power 70 ‘Sportfish’...

She’s the latest development from the Polish big-cat specialist. Read more, see more >

December 10, 2010

Design

Concept ‘Scorpio’...

She’s a Bannenberg & Rowell treatment inside and out for CMN in Cherbourg, Brittany. Read more, see more >

December 09, 2010

Design

New Sealine SC42 for summer ‘11...

An animated walk-through of the new model will be unveiled at the 2011 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show in January. Read more, see more >

December 08, 2010

Design

DLBA’S 'PCE 53' is fascinating...

The initials stand for Donald L Blount Associates and ‘Pleasant Climate Explorer’; the Chesapeake, Virginia-based yacht design and engineering specialist's focus for this 53m concept was sub-tropical/tropical terrestrial architecture. Love it! Read more, see more >

December 07, 2010

Design

New Hanse 495...

She will be at Boot Düsseldorf 2011. Read more, see more >

December 06, 2010

Design

VGD’s 'Open 90' concept...

She’s been designed relatively simply, so as to facilitate an efficient build process. Read more, see more >

November 21, 2010

Design

New Ferretti 720...

Stylistically she develops the more edgy theme of the latest models. The first will launch for spring '11. Read more, see more >

November 19, 2010

Design

New Hallberg-Rassy flagship...

The HR64 will have its world premiere at Boot Dusseldorf 2011 (January 22-30). Read more, see more >

November 16, 2010

Design

Fairline Squadron 58...

An updated version of the Squadron 55, which was new for ’08, she will make her model debut at London ‘11.  Read more, see more >

November 06, 2010

Design

New Custom Line 100...

Until now the full-beam ‘wide-body’ approach to creating a main-deck owner’s suite has been mainly the preserve of yachts with LOAs in excess of 120ft. But soon, thanks to Ferretti Group ingenuity, the new Custom Line 100 raised-pilothouse model will lower the bar to 100ft.  Read more, see more >

November 05, 2010

Design

The Sunreef Power 40m...

She represents a creative collaboration between BMT Nigel Gee, Design Unlimited and the Polish builder, which has exclusive rights to the concept. Read more, see more >

October 27, 2010

Design

Coming Soon ‒ The Sasga 12 & 16 Fly...

These Balearic-style models were drawn by Barracuda Yacht Design. Read more, see more >

October 21, 2010

Design

The first Monte Fino ‘EcHo’ is underway...

She’s a Rob Humphreys-designed 26m (86ft) composite explorer. Read more, see more >

October 19, 2010

Design

Guardian S Class Tender...

She’s a 45-knot carbonfibre ‘solar-hybrid’ sports-boat. Read more, see more >

October 12, 2010

Design

New Sunreef 58 Sailing...

The first one will be in-water at the beginning of 2011. Read more, see more >

October 11, 2010

Design

Latest H2 concept for Turkey’s Proteksan-Turquoise...

She’s a 72m based on the yard's existing platform. Read more, see more >

October 09, 2010

Design

The world’s largest sailing yacht and she's to have a wooden hull and superstructure...

Contracts for the design and styling of this 141m four-masted schooner were signed at the 2001 Monaco Yacht Show. We understand the intention is to start construction in Turkey in 2011. Read more, see more >

October 06, 2010

Design

The Selene 92...

She's a stretched version of the beautifully proportioned Guido de Groot-drawn 86. Read more, see more >

September 29, 2010

Design

Feadship’s Breathe concept...

Unveiled at Monaco 2010, this latest design exercise is claimed to push the boundaries as regards sustainability. Read more, see more >

September 29, 2010

Design

Infiniti Yachts inveils 55-150ft portfolio...

Its models are billed ultra-fast and ultra-stable, all thanks to ‘dynamic stability systems’ that see lateral foils deployed to leeward. Read more, see more >

September 28, 2010

Design

Flyer 660 Vintage...

There are ‘60s influences in this Christian Grande-styled RIB. Read more, see more >

September 28, 2010

Design

Heesen Yachts' biggest ever project...

This Heesen 6500 is based upon an ultra-efficient fast-displacement hull form (FDHF) developed by Van Oossanen & Associates (Holland) and successfully tested recently at the Wolfson Unit in Southampton (UK).  Read more, see more >

September 27, 2010

Design

The Custom Line 100...

This simply stunning raised-pilothouse model takes the Ferretti Group portfolio in a new, younger and distinctly sportier direction. Read more, see more >

September 26, 2010

Design

New model from Giacomo Colombo...

The first Bellagio 36 will be at Genoa '10.  Read more, see more >

September 20, 2010

Design

The Revolver 42...

She’s capable of up to 68 knots. Read more, see more >

September 12, 2010

Design

Judel/Vrolijk-designed Dehler 41...

The Hanse Group subsidiary based in Meschede-Freienohl, Germany, has unveiled the first renderings of the new model. Read more, see more >

September 09, 2010

Design

New Vicem 78 Cruiser...

The first one was unveiled on 'day one' of Cannes 2010. Read more, see more >

September 07, 2010

Design

The Kingship 156...

She was styled by Donald Starkey; a model will be on display at Monaco 2010. Read more, see more >

September 06, 2010

Design

Nautici Design’s ND42DS...

This day-sailer’s one of the latest creations from the Palma de Mallorca-based studio. Read more, see more >

August 31, 2010

Design

Icon’s new 50m platform...

A 54.5m with Hot Lab-drawn version will be one of several concepts on view at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. Read more, see more >

August 28, 2010

Design

Van Dan Nordia 24m classic gentleman’s motoryacht...

She was designed by the Dutch yachtbuilder's in-house team for a Swedish client. Read more, see more >

August 27, 2010

Design

Another Adam Vorhees and Lürssen concept...

She is ‘Project Genesis’; a model of her will be unveiled at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. Read more, see more >

August 23, 2010

Design

Kingship HT116 Explorer...

This bold interpretation of the expedition concept was produced for the Hong Kong, China-based company by Sergio Cutolo and his Italian studio Hydro Tec and and bigger and smaller sisters are on their way. Read more, see more >

August 16, 2010

Design

Two new Rio models for the key autumn shows...

They are the new Rio 42 Air, the first of which is already in-water and will premiere at Cannes, and the new flagship 54 Air, the first of which is nearing completion and should debut at Genoa... Read more, see more >

August 16, 2010

Design

Adam Vorhees and Lürssen cooperation...

A model of the Burbank, California-based designer’s 91m Aurora concept will be unveiled on the German superyacht builder's stand at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. Read more, see more >

August 12, 2010

Design

Sessa Marine’s new C54 Sport-Coupé...

She’s another bold design from Christian Grande and the first of the builder’s open models to get a closed lounge. She'll be at Cannes 2010. Read more, see more >

August 10, 2010

Design

New high-volume Riviera 53 Enclosed Flybridge...

Said to be the result of two years’ market research, her design was handled by Riviera’s Uni-Graphics NX 3D software system. Read more, see more >

August 05, 2010

Design

Bannenberg & Rowell interior for Heesen's 'YN15747'...

This 47m diplacement motoryacht delivers in 2012 to yard founder and former owner Frans Heesen. Read more, see more >

August 04, 2010

Design

Ferretti Group’s Custom Line Navetta 26 Crescendo...

She’s a ‘compact’ trideck with a sun-deck on top. Read more, see more >

August 03, 2010

Design

The new Oyster 885...

She will be the biggest Rob Humphreys-designed deck-saloon model in the British company’s 14-38m (46-125ft) line-up. The owner’s cabin in particular includes a few neat touches. Read more, see more >

July 31, 2010

Design

Modern 35m explorer concept...

She’s ‘Unusual’, one of the latest propositions from Italian designer Gian Paolo Nari. Read more, see more >

July 28, 2010

Design

McConaghy 36 One-Design...

The first infused-carbon boat is well on the way at the Australian company’s production facility in Zhuhai, China.  Read more, see more >

July 28, 2010

Design

Sydney Yachts’ GTS43 – coming soon...

Optimized for the IRC measurement system, this Jason Ker-designed performance cruiser is as suitable for racing as cruising. Read more, see more >

July 22, 2010

Design

Vripack’s Limo Tender 25...

She’s been designed specifically for Heesen’s 5500 Series and to look like the mother vessel. Read more, see more >

July 16, 2010

Design

The new Scorpion Strike will debut at SIBS 2010...

This 9m (29ft 6in) design is said to be a blurring of the edges between practical RIB and sportsboat. Read more, see more >

July 16, 2010

Design

The 44m Nostalgic II concept...

That square stem and canoe stern combination – all rather reminiscent of the great ocean liners a century ago, albeit scaled down – was penned by Piet Behage. Read more, see more >

July 14, 2010

Design

Alloy Yachts’ 'AY44'...

She’s a 39m René van der Velden-designed explorer with a Redman Whiteley Dixon interior. The yard started cutting plate at the beginning of July. Read more, see more >

July 07, 2010

Design

Overmarine’s Mangusta 148 Oceano...

The Viareggio, Italy-based builder has unveiled preliminary designs of its first displacement trideck. Read more, see more >

July 05, 2010

Design

New Feeling 48...

The French yachtbuilder Alliaura Marine says the model will debut at La Rochelle 2010. Read more, see more >

July 03, 2010

Design

The new Mulder 59 Convertible...

This soft-top all-aluminium model will be shown first at the HISWA Amsterdam In-Water Boat Show in September. Read more, see more >

June 30, 2010

Design

Aquariva by Marc Newson...

A limited edition series of 22 of the Riva runabouts will be sold as if they were sculptures via the Gagosian Gallery network. Read more, see more >

June 30, 2010

Design

Alu Marine/Berret Racoupeau flybridge-cat concept...

Check out the Havana 72. Read more, see more >

June 29, 2010

Design

The new Azimut 64...

She replaces the hugely successful 62, of which over 200 were sold over the past 10 years or so. Read more, see more >

June 26, 2010

Design

Sessa Marine’s new C35 ‘sport-coupé’...

She will be shown for the first time at Genoa ’10. Read more, see more >

June 26, 2010

Design

PB Behage 22m...

A classically style steel/aluminium gentleman’s motoryacht. Read more, see more >

June 21, 2010

Design

All-new Canados 100 Fly...

She’s really striking, particularly as far as the glazing goes. Read more, see more >

June 21, 2010

Design

Ruea Yachts’ 60m six-deck motoryacht concept...

The design will be showcased on the Design Unlimited stand on ‘Designers’ Row’ at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. Read more, see more >

June 16, 2010

Design

A 48-knot Itama Sixty...

She will be shown at Cannes 2010. Read more, see more >

June 11, 2010

Design

The Atollvic Adventure...

She’s a 24m all-steel flybridge motor-sailer drawn by Dixon Yacht Design. Read more, see more >

June 09, 2010

Design

Atlantic Yachts 85m...

This concept, code named ‘NVC 85 Y’, has been worked up with Rolls-Royce Marine, the highly experienced merchant and naval ship technology specialist.  Read more, see more >

June 08, 2010

Design

The Strand Craft 122...

Complete with supercar tender! Read more, see more >

June 03, 2010

Design

K&M wins 88-footer contract...

The commissioning owner is Dutch and the name, quite appropriately, will be ‘Tulip’. Read more, see more >

June 02, 2010

Design

Mulder wins 72 Convertible order...

She will be an extended version of the Dutch builder’s Guido de Groot-designed all-aluminium 68 Convertible. Work has already begun. Read more, see more >

June 01, 2010

Design

New Fairline Squadron 50...

The British quality motorcruiser builder plans to launch the first one for summer ‘11. Read more, see more >

May 31, 2010

Design

Smaller WHY...

Following the launch of the 58x38m WHY concept in August ’09, a 37x24m steel trideck design has been developed. Read more, see more >

May 28, 2010

Design

Sessa’s 'Nuovo' C35 Sport Coupé...

This is what the latest version of one of Italy’s favourite motorboat models looks like; around 500 of the model it replaces were built over the past 10 years. Read more, see more >

May 18, 2010

Design

Mahé 36 Evolution...

French cat builder Fountaine Pajot has made some major changes to one of its most popular models. Read more, see more >

May 17, 2010

Design

Rodman Navetta 20m...

BYD has worked up the design, which will have an LOA of 23m, along with bigger 24 and 30m versions for the Spanish motoryacht builder. Read more, see more >

May 14, 2010

Design

Alloy Yachts’ ‘AY43’...

Construction has started at the Auckland, New Zealand-located yard on a 47m Dubois-designed raised-pilothouse motoryacht with a Starkey-styled interior. Read more, see more >

May 12, 2010

Design

The Codecasa 50s...

This aggressively styled 50m (164ft) hardtop express concept is being developed with Andre Bacigalupo. Read more, see more >

May 11, 2010

Design

Carlo Cafiero-designed 97-footer...

Like the rest of the Italian designer’s portofolio, this latest studio express-cruiser project makes quite a statement. Read more, see more >

May 09, 2010

Design

New Summit 40...

The first one will be shown at the Newport International Boat Show in September. Read more, see more >

May 05, 2010

Design

Pat Bray 42m Ocean Explorer...

It’s not usual for 42m yachts to provide helicopter decks, but this wide-hull design goes way beyond ‘touch-and-go’. She’s been designed around a hangar big enough for an EC135 to stow cleanly without folding the rotors. Read more, see more >

April 29, 2010

Design

The Moonen 133 trideck...

Rene van der Velden is working with on the biggest-ever project for the Dutch yard for a repeat client. Read more, see more >

April 21, 2010

Design

Nobiskrug and Messerschmitt co-operation...

The two companies will work together as regards engineering and construction of future Messerschmitt superyachts longer than 60m. Read more, see more >

April 16, 2010

Design

Classically styled 32.3m motoryacht...

She was drawn by Sneek, Holland-based PB Behage and is under construction at Dutch yard SRF in Harlingen. Read more, see more >

April 09, 2010

Design

Van Geest’s 60m 'Regatta-Explorer'...

Another gloriously chunky go-anywhere design from the Dutch studio; this one's even capable of taking her own TP52 or similar along for the ride. Read more, see more >

April 09, 2010

Design

Egg & Dart’s Commander 68m...

Her technical spec was worked up by Clive Cox. Read more, see more >

April 07, 2010

Design

New Custom Line 124 progress...

There are two of the new model in-build at CRN in Ancona, Italy − both of which are sold. The lines are superb.  Read more, see more >

April 07, 2010

Design

Sylvain Viau’s 'L’Oiseau Bleu'...

This double-decker 60m ketch concept is being worked up by the French designer; she’s intended for high-performance cruising. Read more, see more >

March 30, 2010

Design

The 60m Maximus...

This design concept has a full-load displacement of 950 tonnes. We like the side-glazing treatment and the mezzanine level between main deck and bathing platform and the spa-pool there. Read more, see more >

March 30, 2010

Design

Ultra-green 43m wing-sail cat concept...

Called ‘Formula Zero’, she’s the work of Richard Sauter and Sauter Carbon Offset Design. Read more, see more >

March 27, 2010

Design

Ghost Yachts’ planing G180V...

Twin MTU 20V4000s would provide up to 34 knots and the addition of a TF50 gas-turbine and water-jet booster would mean around 40 knots. Read more, see more >

March 26, 2010

Design

Maritimo’s 440 Offshore Convertible...

The Australian motorboat builder's new twin IPS600-propelled model includes internal staircase, enclosed flybridge and a three-cabin layout, plus hull windows in the master cabin. Read more, see more >

March 25, 2010

Design

Vripack’s New-Generation Explorer...

She’s got an LOA of 138ft and comes in at under 500GT despite her four/five decks. Read more, see more >

March 24, 2010

Design

SV Design’s Esquisse...

This latest creation from Sylvain Viau, a 55m diesel-electric concept, includes various energy-saving systems. Read more, see more >

March 18, 2010

Design

WOW - The next big thing?

Wally has got together with Ilan Gonen, pioneer of the Omer Wing Sail, to develop a patented wing-sail technology for Wally’s large cruisers. The claims made are certainly impressive. Read more, see more >

March 18, 2010

Design

ISA wins new trideck contract...

Based on ISA’s proven 50m steel/aluminium platform, she has been styled externally by Andrea Vallicelli and continues the ‘stern of stairs’ pioneered by the original and popular ISA 47m. Read more, see more >

March 18, 2010

Design

Riviera’s new 43 Open Flybridge?

Her model designation may sound like a contradiction, but she does indeed deliver both open and fly elements in the one model. Read more, see more >

March 15, 2010

Design

Elie Saab/Weyves Couture and Oceanco...

They recently revealed a 117m concept collaboration.  Read more, see more >

March 12, 2010

Design

MCC’s new 38m ‘Transocean Explorer’...

Just like its first China-built 45m Marco Polo that launch in '07, this one’s a single screw motoryacht with electric Schottel azimuthing thrusters bow and stern to ‘get you home’. Read more, see more >

March 10, 2010

Design

New Alerion Sport 33 day-boat...

She utilizes the same hull of the classic gentleman’s day-sailer, the Alerion Express 33, which has been built by Warren, Rhode Island-based Pearson Composites for many years. Read more, see more >

March 09, 2010

Design

BMT Nigel Gee and Design Unlimited concept collaboration...

They have worked together on this 40m power-cat project that really pushes the envelope in terms of interior space as only a cat can while still slipping in under the 500GT rule. Read more, see more >

March 09, 2010

Design

RMD ‘Evolution 50m’...

One of the London-based studio’s latest concepts. Read more, see more >

March 04, 2010

Design

Huish-Icons...

British superyacht designer Stephen Huish recently revealed his visions for Dutch yard Icon Yachts’ acclaimed 60-70m technical platform. Read more, see more >

March 03, 2010

Design

Studio Delta 52m axe-bow...

She’s claimed to be an ‘eco-design’. Read more, see more >

March 03, 2010

Design

Setzer 32m for Turkey’s Vicem Yachts...

She is a raised pilothouse motoryacht with highly swept lines and a 7m max beam. Read more, see more >

February 24, 2010

Design

Blue Navy 42m...

She’s the latest concept by Italian studio UKI Design. Read more, see more >

February 24, 2010

Design

Brilliant Boats’ 50m Sportsfish...

Under 500GT and just under 50m, this concept comes from the full-service consultancy based in Antalya, Turkey, that specializes in 3D design, naval architecture, engineering and construction modelling. Read more, see more >

February 20, 2010

Design

Gandino 470 Fly...

The Buenos Aires, Argentina-based yacht design studio headed by Gino Gandino recently completed this flybridge motorcruiser concept for a Chinese yard. Read more, see more >

February 17, 2010

Design

Preview: Morgan’s new 55 Fast Commuter...

The first one goes into the water for summer 2010. Read more, see more >

February 15, 2010

Design

The 26m Wallyship...

Wally signed its first contract for one of these displacement motoryachts in January ’10; delivery is scheduled for spring 2011. Read more, see more >

February 05, 2010

Design

Van Geest 42m Explorer...

A gloriously chunky go-anywhere concept that deserves a client or two. Read more, see more >

February 05, 2010

Design

Art attack...

Check out the abstract styling of this 30m express cruiser. Yacht designer Carlo Cafiero plays around with concepts like this all the time. Read more, see more >

January 31, 2010

Design

Mochi 74 Cruiser...

The first one of these new 'lobster yachts’ goes in the water for late spring. Read more, see more >

January 22, 2010

Design

Cheyenne 90 by Italstyle...

This 28m is intended for Arneson drives and a 40-knot top speed. A modular interior that’s easy to change makes her particularly interesting. Read more, see more >

January 14, 2010

Design

Emocean’s ‘Project 1000’...

This 205m diesel-electric concept if built would rank as the world’s biggest yacht by a considerable margin. Read more, see more >

January 13, 2010

Design

Bill Prince-drawn 28m deck-saloon sloop...

Her high-volume composite hull with low-wetted-surface area and board-down draft of 4.5m (14ft 9in), coupled with a tall carbon sloop rig, makes her a useful world cruiser.  Read more, see more >

January 06, 2010

Design

The 100ft SpeedDream...

Radical boat designer Vlad Murnikov is assembling a new international team of designers, engineers, adventurers, and sponsors to shatter present monohull speed-sailing records. Read more, see more >

January 04, 2010

Design

Imminent world premiere of the Oyster 575...

This all-new beauty was drawn by Rob Humphreys. The Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show 2010 runs from January 8-17 if you want to see her. Read more, see more >

December 31, 2009

Design

And now for something very different ...

This radical motoryacht concept challenges us to rethink the way running surfaces and guest accommodations are united. Read more, see more >

December 31, 2009

Design

Pharos Marine’s ‘Orcageno’ 60m concept...

An axe-bow design proposed with hydrogen/diesel-electric propulsion. Read more, see more >

December 15, 2009

Design

Ghost Yachts’ innovative G180...

For its first semi-custom motoryacht concept, this new Dutch company has drawn on the combined talents of Gloss Design in Italy and naval architecture specialist Van Oossanen & Associates in Holland. Read more, see more >

November 28, 2009

Design

The BYD 50 – Best of both worlds?

She has been designed to deliver sparkling performance under sail, as well as up to 20 knots under power; all thanks to a hybrid hull. Read more, see more >

November 27, 2009

Design

Mulder’s new Favourites...

The Dutch yard is introducing a new range of all-aluminium motorcruisers that echo its past. The family yard, which first started building boats in '38, began building its ‘Super Favourite’ and ‘Favourite Superior’ designs from the early ‘50s. Read more, see more >

November 23, 2009

Design

Super-sail co-operation...

This dramatically modern high-performance 62m project is the result of a collaboration between DLBA (Donald L Blount & Associates), Mills Design and RWD (Redman Whiteley Dixon). The design was commissioned by the owner of a 45m. Read more, see more >

November 15, 2009

Design

The UK150 concept...

The Italian companies Kelly Yachts and UKI Design have worked up the design of an intersting 150ft super-sloop project. The former handled the naval architecture and the latter the exterior and interior styling proposals.  Read more, see more >

November 13, 2009

Design

Carlo Cafiero-designed 80m...

This dramatric concept sports some unique design soltuions. The renderings decorated with their modern-art camouflage make quite a statement too. Read more, see more >

November 11, 2009

Design

Trumpy Yachts’ classic tenders...

Designed in association with Ynot Yachts of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, three models are available initially − the Gentleman’s Racer, the Center Console and the Capri.  Read more, see more >

November 08, 2009

Design

Jade & Drettmann’s Bandido 170...

Kaohsiung, Taiwan-based superyacht builder Jade Yachts is working on its biggest new-build to date, a 170ft steel/aluminuium Bandido for a repeat Drettmann client. Read more, see more >

November 02, 2009

Design

Van Geest 60m super-sailer with the ultimate beach-terrace?

While at anchor the hull walls on her quarters could fold down to deliver a simply vast waterside platform on one level. And there's a pool just ahead of it at main deck level too. Wow! Read more, see more >

November 01, 2009

Design

Vripack 61m explorer concept for Derecktor...

This steel/aluminum go-anywhere motoryacht combines extreme seaworthiness with a high-volume interior. Read more, see more >

October 29, 2009

Design

The new lightweight J111...

She’s a sleek one-design/performance cruiser with a large and comfortable cockpit, easy-to-handle sailplan, and 1.9m headroom below. Read more, see more >

October 27, 2009

Design

Navetta 700HT from Sergio Cutolo’s Hydro Tec studio...

She a steel/aluminium vessel with a full-load displacement of 120 tonnes and a range of 4,500nm at a nine-knot average cruise speed. Read more, see more >

October 24, 2009

Design

Latitude 46 takes the Tofinou concept to 12m...

The first one was shown at Cannes '09. Read more, see more >

October 23, 2009

Design

The Neonemo – a 42m (137ft) diesel-electric hybrid...

This avante garde-looking ultra-stable steel/aluminium explorer yacht project was conceived jointly by Canada-based naval architect Pat Bray and the UK-based stylist Ken Freivokh. They claim this already tank-tested semi-displacement hull form when slowed down to around six knots could be capable of cruising on battery power alone for up to five hours. Read more, see more >

October 20, 2009

Design

Fairline’s new Targas...

The new Targa 58 Gran Turismo and an Open version of the latest Targa 44 will make their model debuts in early January at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show 2010. Read more, see more >

October 17, 2009

Design

The water-ballasted, all-carbon C-Boat...

She’s good for 45 knots in flat water and, yes, for the rougher stuff, performance is boosted by pumping up to 250 litres of water into a bow tank. That weight forward allows her to punch more effectively through waves. Read more, see more >

October 17, 2009

Design

Ferretti Group’s new Custom Line 124...

This attractive new trideck sports a small flying bridge and a 50m² open-plan main saloon with some spectacular side glazing, including double glass side-doors delivering spectacular views across fold-down bulwarks that become ‘sea terraces’. The first one will deliver for mid-2010. Read more, see more >

October 15, 2009

Design

Schickler Tagliapietra’s Cutter 62...

This preliminary design was commissioned from Doug Schickler and Davide Tagliapietra's Dutch-Italian studio by an experienced European couple that want a retro-modern deep-ocean cruiser. Should the project be given the 'green light', the proposed builder is likely to be Ravenna, Italy-based Soleri Composites - AKA Cantiere Nautico Soleri. Read more, see more >

October 13, 2009

Design

CRN and Riva – a long-term co-operation that just got better...

The two Ferretti Group operations are to combine their talents to create a new range of stunning superyachts in the 50-80m range. This first design to be unveiled in 68m. Read more, see more >

October 13, 2009

Design

Réné van der Velden power-cat has elegance designed in...

The Dutch yacht designer believes his latest concept is the first power-cat to not only look good in profile but also from other angles.  Read more, see more >

September 30, 2009

Design

Ron Holland-drawn Pendennis 150 takes shape...

The Falmouth, Cornwall, UK-based yard recently revealed a series of exciting new exterior and interior renderings on their latest new-build project.  Read more, see more >

September 29, 2009

Design

Rainsford Mann Design's latest super-sail concepts...

The recently restructured studio has released two designs for sailing yachts that are said to reference the grand old days of British motorsport, thanks to their inverted bows and ultra-low profile deckhouses. Read more, see more >

September 22, 2009

Design

Wally and Hermès — pushing the boundaries...

A joint venture between the trendiest yachtbuilder of them all and the Paris-based luxury brand has come up with something quite amazing, a 58m ‘green’ motoryacht concept that suggests a maximum sustainable cruise speed of 12 knots in anything up to a Force 4 breeze and a maximum beam aft of 38m! This brings a whole new meaning to a luxury life afloat - a step or two even beyond the 'Wally Island' concept promoted a few year ago. What's more the JV company known as WHY (Wally Hermes Yachts) has already built a full-size mock-up - yes 1:1 scale! - of the three guest levels at a cost of several million euros in Ancona with which interested parties can engage. But will it sell? Read more, see more >

September 06, 2009

Design

Matrix’s all-new Vision 450...

The South African yard responsible for the 23m (76ft) Silhouette 760 cat has gone smaller. This 45ft (13.7m) design will be shown in-water for the first time at the Cape Town International Boat Show (Sept 24-27, ’09).  Read more, see more >

August 22, 2009

Design

The Kingship 138...

Dutch design and engineering firm Vripack International developed this 42m trideck motoryacht in association with the China-based builder.  Read more, see more >

August 17, 2009

Design

Vicem’s Trumpy 125 order...

The Antalya, Turkey yard is to build a 38m (125ft) retro-styled motoryacht. Read more, see more >

August 17, 2009

Design

Oyster's new 625...

Designed to be the point in the Oyster range where dedicated space for professional crew is provided, the new Oyster 625 is intended to build on the success of the Oyster 61 and 62 that have gone before. Read more, see more >

August 10, 2009

Design

Espen Øino: One to watch!

The revered Norwegian yacht designer, whose Monaco studio is best known for its work for clients building very large at yards such as Lürssen, has applied his talents to a limited edition wristwatch created by Scalfaro. Read more, see more >

August 08, 2009

Design

Maritimo unveils smaller sports-fisher...

The first 470 Offshore Convertible should go into the water in December ‘09. Read more, see more >

August 02, 2009

Design

The ISA 390...

International Shipyards Ancona (ISA), the Italian motoryacht builder and refit/service centre, has released the first drawings of its ISA 390 concept. Read more, see more >

August 01, 2009

Design

Kha Shing and Ward Setzer co-operation...

The Kaohsiung, Taiwan-based yard, which contract builds Hargrave and Trader motoryachts, has commissioned the Cary, North Carolina-based yacht design studio to develop a new line of Sports Yachts for its Monte Fino brand. Read more, see more >

August 01, 2009

Design

Alubat’s all-new Cigale 16...

Drawn by Marc Lombard, this French bluewater cruiser is not only going to look good; she’s going to be fast. Read more, see more >

July 27, 2009

Design

The Brandaris Q52...

Vripack designed and engineered the whole project for Dutch builder Wije of Loosdrecht. Read more, see more >

July 20, 2009

Design

Vripack innovation...

The Dutch yacht design and engineering specialist’s ‘Smart Constructions’ initiative is claimed to offer significant man-hour savings during fabrication of metal hulls and superstructures.  Read more, see more >

July 19, 2009

Design

Big flybridge and triple surface drives for the new Pershing 108...

Capable of being pushed along at up to a maximum speed of 42 knots, the first of these new 33m (108ft) sports-fly yachts will launch in 2010. She's the first real flybridge design from the Mondolfo, Italy-based yard. Read more, see more >

July 12, 2009

Design

Ward Setzer’s VL-70 concept for Dutch builder Icon Yachts...

With an LOA of 70m (230ft), a maximum beam of 11.3m (37ft) and a draught of 3.4m (ft), this ‘Vision Line’ design is a big, bold statement by any definition. Read more, see more >

July 11, 2009

Design

Sessa Marine’s Sport Fly 54...

The light-dark livery certainly works well on the renderings. We’ll get to see the real thing premiered at either Cannes or Genoa ’09. Read more, see more >

June 29, 2009

Design

Sunreef unveils '90/92 Double-Deck' concept...

The Gdansk, Poland-based yacht yard’s latest design exercise combines sleek hulls and a streamlined deckhouse, topped by a giant 40 square-metre flybridge protected by a permanently fixed bimini. Read more, see more >

June 18, 2009

Design

Sealine’s new F46...

This flybridge motorcruiser shows the way the Brunswick-owned British yard intends developing its F-Series. The contemporary flavour is consistent with all Sealine’s recent launches – namely the T60 Aura motoryacht and SC47 and SC35 sports-yachts. The F46 model debut will be at SIBS ’09 in early September. Check out all the renderings. Read more, see more >

May 20, 2009

Design

Lila-Lou’s 108m axe-bow concept...

The London-based styling house recently unveiled this striking design exercise. Read more, see more >

April 30, 2009

Design

Fitzroy’s Project X50...

Construction commenced in April 2008 on this Dubois-drawn 49.7m all-aluminium fast-cruising sloop. Read more, see more >

April 29, 2009

Design

Vripack 141 project for JFA...

This 43m research vessel-style motoryacht will begin fit-out at France’s JFA in June ’09. Read more, see more >