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UHNW Luxury Yachting Sector Trends Revealed by Camper & Nicholsons and Wealth X

By Codelia Mantsebo Wealth-X, the global authority on wealth intelligence, and Camper & Nicholsons, the global leader in luxury yachting activities, have released a first-of-its-kind report on the world’s ultra wealthy and the luxury yachting sector. As noted by Gualtiero Giori, Executive Chairman of Camper & Nicholson “In my generation, people are more attracted to experiencing luxury as opposed to just showing it off.” The […]

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Princess Yachts’ 50th Anniversary Limited Edition SEABOB

To mark Princess Yachts’ 50th anniversary, the superyacht builder has teamed with Cayago AG to launch two Limited Edition Seabob designs. The stylish luxury sea toy is able to carry its user along the top of the water as well as allowing the user to dive below the water. The Seabob is described as “the world’s fastest water sled” by German manufacturers Cayago AG […]

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Princess X SEABOB Lady 65
Princess X SEABOB Lady 65

BBA Aviation completes $2.065 billion acquisition of Landmark Aviation

It has been announced that Signature Flight Support (Signature), a BBA Aviation plc UK company has completed its $2.065 acquisition of Landmark Aviation (Landmark) from affiliates of The Carlyle Group. “Today we celebrate the successful acquisition of Landmark Aviation. We are so pleased and proud to welcome Landmark’s 3,000 global employees to the BBA Aviation and Signature Flight Support teams. Our customers […]

CF8: The yacht with a transforming swimming pool

By Codelia Mantsebo Sea Level has unveiled their latest superyacht design: Future Concept CF8. The unique and breath-taking vessel features a swimming pool that can be converted into a dance floor, its own waterfall and eight en-suite VIP cabins with walk-in closets, a gym with a sauna and a private cinema. With a striking aerodynamic shape, the futuristic vessel is the […]

Image Credit: Sea Level
Image Credit: Sea Level
Image Credit: Sea Level

‘Flying’ Pyramid Yacht Becoming a Reality

By Codelia Mantsebo The Tetrahedron Super Yacht designed by Jonathan Schwinge could very soon become a reality. The Tetrahedron would have the appearance at high-speed of ‘levitating’ over the water, similar to a boat that can fly. The design of this flying pyramid is inspired by modifying the form, architecture and propulsion of the modern super yacht into a fundamentally simple enclosure […]

Image Credit: Schwinge
Image Credit: Schwinge
Image Credit: Schwinge

Inaugural Thailand Yacht Show

This week, Thailand hosts its first ever superyacht show at the Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket from 11-14 February. Headlined with a fleet by Burgess Yachts, 40 exhibitors are part of the Thailand Yacht Show. The recently relaxed superyacht chartering laws played an important part in creating the biggest yachting event to date in the country. Jean-Marc Poullet, chairman […]

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Thailand Yacht Show
Thailand Yacht Show

Scenic Announces World’s First Six-Star Ocean Cruiser: Scenic Eclipse

By Codelia Mantsebo With two helicopters, a custom-built submarine and a six star status, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level of luxury and elegance.  Akin to the finest hotels in the world, guests will find premium services and all the amenities expected from a 5-star hotel. Scenic’s signature brand of all-inclusive luxury means guests will enjoy […]

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Riva Aquariva Super Stuns as London Boat Show Draws to a Close

The eye catching Riva Aquariva Super has been one of the star attractions at the London Boat Show which drew to a close last weekend. The 33ft vessel priced at $1 Million boasts decks of gleaming mahogany inlaid with maple and leather trimmings. Ideal for small groups of families and friends, the Riva Aquariva Super also features a large double […]

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Zaha Hadid’s Futuristic Superyacht Revealed

London based architect Zaha Hadid is perhaps more familiar with conjuring up the latest landmark buildings. But the Dame’s latest project has seen a new asset added to her portfolio – a superyacht. In celebration of Hadid’s work at London’s David Gill Gallery, the Pritzker Prize winning architect worked alongside Hamburg based ship builders Blohm + Voss, and together have […]

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The Bugatti of the Sea: The Niniette

By Zahra Al-Kateb (This article originally appears on Spear’s) Bugatti – the luxury automotive brand behind the fastest car in the world – has unveiled their new plans for a series of luxury and mid-range super yachts. The Niniette by Buggati has been designed with Palmer Johnson, the world’s largest luxury yacht builder. Expected to be distinctively “Bugatti”, the super […]

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