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Top 8 yacht stories of the week


1. At least six 100m+ megayachts under construction at Lurssen, as reported Yacht Harbour this week. German shipyard, Lurssen is currently working on no less than 5 megayachts over 100 meters in length according to several reports, the largest of which is set to become Project Redwood at 139 meters in length. 2. Abeking and Rasmussen to launch 98m Aviva …

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The 6 largest yachts delivered in 2016

Fulk Al Salamah

With the number of 80-meter+ yachts constantly increasing, leading some to believe we’re in the golden age of megayachts, 2016 has seen some of the world’s largest yachts being delivered to their owners and Yacht Harbour told us all about them. Fulk Al Salamah Length: 159m (522ft) Builder: Mariotti Yachts Owner: Royal family of Oman Built by the Italian luxury …

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The 10 most eccentric designs of the year

Black Swan

Yacht Harbour has already rounded up the largest superyacht concepts of the year, and now it’s time to round up the most radical designs drawn in 2016. Here is a list of 10 of the most eccentric yacht concepts of the year, created in alphabetical order. Black Swan Yacht designer, Timur Bozca introduced the Black Swan superyacht concept back in …

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Two legendary megayachts: Eclipse and Galaxy Of Happiness


Eclipse spotted in St.Martin, the Caribbean Eclipse, built by German shipyard Blohm & Voss in 2010, has been recently seen in St.Martin, the Caribbean, according to YachtHarbour. Eclipse held the title of world’s largest private yacht until 2013, when the 180 metre Azzam stole the crown. At her launch the 164m yacht’s unprecedented size had ensured her construction had been shrouded …

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Top 10 superyacht launches of the year


As you may have noticed, the number of yachts over 80 meters has sharply increased over the past few decades, which makes us think that we have now entered into the golden age of megayachts. As 2016 is coming to an end, Yachtharbour has rounded up some of the most impressive launches of the year. Here is the list of the …

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Vincenzo Onorato wins YCM Awards – Trophée Credit Suisse 2016

YCM Awards, all nominees

YCM AWARDS 2016 – YCM sailors honoured Tuesday 20th December 2016. It’s been a busy year with YCM sailors competing all over the world, and this evening Club President HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco paid homage to the Club’s best sailors at the YCM Awards – Trophée Credit Suisse. There are two categories: YCM Youth Awards for youngsters competing …

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The 11 largest yachts sold in 2016

Golden Odyssey II

With the new year fast approaching, Yacht Harbour looks at the largest yachts that we know to have been sold in the past year. 1. Golden Odyssey II Length: 80m (263ft) Builder: Blohm+Voss Asking price: €39,950,000 The 80-meter Golden Odyssey II was built by Blohm + Voss in 1990. Owned by Prince Khaled bin Sultan, son of the late Crown …

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The 4th Monaco Sportboat Winter Series

Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series 2016 - ACT 3

The 4th Monaco Sportboat Winter Series December 9-11, 2016:  Melges20 (Act III), J70 (Act II), GC32 (Act II), M32 (Act I) A spectacular finale Sunday, December the 11th. The last day of the Monaco Sportboat Winter Series was very intense with four races run on the Melges 20 and J/70 rounds. Same pace for the catamarans, since the M32 were …

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Yachting: Top 7 stories of the week

Ebony Shine

Here is a list of the most important news of yachting of the last week, according to Yachrharbour. 1. 76m Ebony Shine seized by Dutch authorities The 76-meter Ebony Shine, reportedly owned by Teodorin Obiang, vice-president and son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, was seized by Dutch authorities in The Netherlands on December 2nd at the request of Swiss …

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Yachting: Top 6 stories of the week


Here is a list of the most important news of yachting of the last week, according to Yachrharbour 1. First photos of Kleven 116m explorer Kleven’s 116-meter explorer yacht has been captured undergoing her first sea trials on the Norwegian Sea. The vessel is only a few weeks away from being completed on a technical side. Scheduled for delivery in 2017, she will soon …

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