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December 2, 2020Motor yacht Solo Tu sold
Hargrave | 30.78 m | 2009
December 2, 2020Price cut on motor yacht Vantage
Palmer Johnson | 45.7 m | 2010
December 2, 2020Motor yacht Silver Cloud sold
Abeking & Rasmussen | 41 m | 2008
December 2, 2020Motor yacht Blue Ridge sold
Paragon | 28.65 m | 2013
December 1, 2020Price cut on motor yacht Sage
Admiral | 39.7 m | 2017
December 1, 2020Motor yacht Diamond Girl sold
Johnson | 31.39 m | 2008
As we are approaching the end of this year and still getting news about continuing lockdowns, it is interesting to check some yacht concepts from social media influencers. Norwegian Instagrammer (@theyachtmogul) recently teamed up with yacht designer Bhushan Powar to release his own superyacht concept. Now, with over 312,000 followers, ‘The Yacht Mogul’ has come a long way. The influencer attempted to understand what people want in various aspects of yachts.The influencer's wanted to bring something new to the yachting content.Having engaged with his fan base, he understood what could be the perfect yacht.The 91m superyacht concept Mogul appeals to the highest end of the luxury yacht market. Built around the philosophy of connection to the sea, featuring panoramic 180 degree sea views from the full-beam owner’s suite located on the main deck forward, Mogul ‘takes the name to the next level’ for a ‘wealthy, visionary owner’. Other exceptional features include a large infinity pool on the lower deck aft, as well as a fully equipped beach club and unique slanted bow.Social media influence will never replace the yacht designers and technical expertise of yacht design. But there is definitely something interesting in these designs.Credits: @theyachtmogul
November 27, 2020
The largest series composite yacht, the 53.34 metre Gulf Craft flagship Majesty 175 was launched at a ceremony attended by the owner in the UAE. The Majesty 175 has been in the making for four years and it was first announced at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show. The 54-metre tri-deck yacht has a beam of 9.6 metres and a gross tonnage of 780.Her naval architecture is the work of Yankee Delta Studio and her exterior and interior design comes from Cristiano Gatto.The Majesty 175 offers accommodation inside 780GT interior for up to 14 guests in seven staterooms, including the owner's suite located forward of the upper deck. The owner's cabin also have direct access to the five metre swimming pool. The owner’s suite is situated on the upper deck forward allowing dual side access to a 5-metre-long pool with a unique swim-stream feature. Crew accommodation comprises six cabins and a private captain's cabin.The Majesty 175’s composite structure allows her to cruise through shallow waters, only drawing a draft of 2.25 metres. She is equipped with an ethernet and Wi-Fi network that integrates as an automation system for controlling devices, lights, curtains and blinds. The Majesty 175 is propelled by two fixed-pitch propellers which are powered by twin MTU engines, Majesty 175 is equipped with TRAC fin stabilisers. She can cruise a transoceanic 4,000 nm at 10 knots and her top speed will be closer to 16.5 knots.Speaking about the launch, Gulf Craft’s chairman Mohammed Hussein Alshaali said: “This is a very special day in the history of Gulf Craft. I’m proud of everyone who contributed to this magnificent jewel and to launch it today as the largest composite production megayacht in the world. This project took 4 years of hard work and dedication from the entire team to manufacture. I believe that with building the Majesty 175, we have set a new trend in the market that many shipyards in the world will follow.”
November 27, 2020
Italian yard Cantiere delle Marche sold its second Flexplorer model, the 40 metre Maverick. It was sold to an “experienced” German owner. The Flexplorer is the second yacht sold after the delivery of the Flexplorer 130 Aurelia.This yacht can be described as a "true explorer vessel" as it features a robust displacement hull and exterior design penned by Hydro Tec. Interestingly, its interior was designed in collaboration with Francesco Paszkowski and Margherita Casprini.Yacht's key features contain a spacious cockpit and an asymmetrical layout in the main saloon. The asymmetry is continued via a full 8.64-metre beam configuration to starboard, which adds space to the saloon while leaving a passageway to her port side. In addition, the yacht will also have a heavy-duty A-frame for launching and retrieving the tenders and an infinity swimming pool. A Super Air Nautique G25 tender and an A27 sailing boat will be stored in the cockpit.Maverick’s hull is reported to be equipped with an “ice-belt” to ensure safe navigation at the highest latitudes. The owner of the yacht plans to travel to the Northern latitudes to cross the Northwest Passage.She will also feature collapsible bulwarks that extend to the farthest end of the cockpit. All deck fittings have been positioned at a lower level on the swim platform so that once the bulwarks are folded down the whole aft deck becomes a beach area that covers more than 135 square metres.Accommodation will be for a total of 13 guests spread across two master staterooms on the main deck and upper deck, the latter of which will feature an adjoining single cabin. The remaining four staterooms will sit on the lower deck. The crew quarters meanwhile will accommodate a staff of six.Speaking about the sale, CdM sales director Vasco Buonpensiere said: “Thanks to the excellent relationship with the owner and his feedback, in spite of the present circumstances, details such as layout, general styling, power, size, special features and delivery date have already been defined.” “We are proud to be able to sign this contract despite the restrictions caused by the pandemic.Maverick will include two MTU 10V2000M72 engines at 900kW each and will have 60,000 litre fuel tanks to provide her with a top speed of 14 knots and a range of 5,000nm at 10 knots.
November 26, 2020
The first 30.48 metre Maiora 30 Convertible has hit water. The new model presented by Italian builder Maiora is named ‘convertible’ for its upper deck, which is divided into an enclosed skylounge and open-air area.The skylounge has a 50 square metre saloon that can be used as a “terrace by the sea” or cinema room, the builder said.The main deck saloon has lots of natural light thanks to floor to ceiling windows and leads back to the aft cockpit, where up to eight guests can dine.The area is open to customisation, with the first hull containing a “hot sauna on the sea” as requested by the owner.Guest accommodation is for a total of 12 guests across a main deck master and two VIPs and two twins, both equipped with a Pullman bed, on the lower deck. The crew quarters meanwhile comprise three cabins, dinette and laundry area.The yacht’s interiors have been developed under Fossati Design Bureau in collaboration with the yard and the yacht’s European owner.Maiora has a sky lounge with lateral, openable windows and a stern pocket door, which can switch from a closed and private space to an open-aired area with direct connection to the outside spaces on board.Gulu II has a 6-metre tender and the nearby engine room houses twin MTU 16V2000M96L engines of 2,600hp each that are able to reach a maximum and stable speed of over 28 knots with the added comfort of her stabiliser fins. Gulu II is the latest model to be presented by Gruppo Fipa and joins another three new models from the yard this year, including the AB 80 and Maiora 30 Walk-around.
November 26, 2020
Design studio Officina Amare has announced its latest superyacht concept BadGal. The 43-metre BadGal combines the studio’s traditional design and recognisable style with characterising arched sides and sporty lines. BadGal's showcases large black windows with a high sheer line that runs the entire length of the vessel from bow to stern. BadGal's concept has a glass dome-shaped upper deck and a bow shape which is optimised for speed.The concept’s interior decor contains woods, stones and metals with a layout that includes a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and accommodation for up to 10 guests. Bow mooring equipment will be hidden under the upper deck flooring in order to keep a smooth overall design. To leave more space in the lower deck, a v-drive transmission configuration has been chosen to reduce the size of the engine room area.BadGal will have double MTU 12V 4000CM93L engines to achieve top speed of over 29 knots.Credits: OFFICINA ARMARE
November 30, 2020