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Dynamiq Reveals Stunning New GTT 160 Superyacht

By Alex Martin

Dynamiq Yachts is aiming to redefine the 160ft superyacht category with the unveiling of its all-new Dynamiq GTT 160. The Monaco-based shipyard is offering the full-aluminum, 54.5-meter (162ft) superyacht for approximately $21.5m with a build time of 24 months, granting a new level of accessibility to ownership. The Dynamiq GTT 160 has been designed with a focus on creating the […]

Dynamiq GTT 160

Yacht Chartering Still Safe Despite Coronavirus Outbreak, Say IYC

By Alex Martin

One of the world’s leading yacht charter companies, IYC, has attempted to quell fears over the risk of infection as the novel coronavirus Covid-19 wreaks havoc on the travel industry. The cruise ship industry has experienced a rapid decline in bookings due to several notable virus outbreaks. With the US and Europe banning all but essential travel, the aviation industry […]

Artefact: The Eco Superyacht that Changed the Game

By Elite Traveler

by Ellie Brade Last year saw a dazzling array of brand-new superyachts hit the water for the first time, and one of the most head-turning was the 262-ft Artefact, built in Germany by Nobiskrug and designed by Gregory C Marshall with an interior by Reymond Langton Design. Artefact is notable for a number of reasons, not the least of which […]

Heesen Reveals Eco-friendly Hybrid Superyacht Electra

By Alex Martin

Dutch shipyard Heesen continues the yacht industry’s rapid movement towards eco-friendly builds with the launch of the ultra-silent hybrid Electra superyacht. The 164ft vessel, due to be delivered in April 2020, uses a hybrid system to run cleaner and quieter than her peers. The result is another step forward in fuel efficiency, saving the owner money on fuel and reducing […]

BehneMar CEO Tim Trenker on the Future of Yachting

By Elite Traveler

Bigger, faster and somehow even more expensive seemed to be the yachting industry’s sole direction in recent years. But Tim Trenker, the recently appointed CEO of boutique superyacht consultancy BehneMar, sees a new demand from clients: the ability to go anywhere at any time. The desire and attraction of owning a superyacht has never really changed: It’s the ultimate symbol […]

Inside The World’s First Fast Hybrid Yacht, Home

By Samantha Coles

As the world’s first fast hybrid yacht with a fast displacement hull form, Home is a pioneering new vessel that offers perhaps some of life’s greatest luxuries: peace and quiet. She is made of lightweight aluminum and can use diesel or electric propulsion (read: using less fuel), enabling silent cruising at a speed of up to nine knots. When she […]

Top Luxury Yacht Itineraries for 2020

By Samantha Coles

There’s nothing quite like feeling the wind in your hair and breathing in that fresh, salty air. And, here, there are no cookie-cutter hotel packages or itineraries; just the open ocean, endless opportunities and an unmatched sense of freedom. Whether you’re chartering a boat for a jaunt around the Greek Isles, a longer stint cruising around the Malay Archipelago or […]

Superyacht Designer Espen Oeino on Building with Purpose

By Samantha Coles

One of the most revered superyacht designers in the industry, Espen Oeino, speaks to Samantha Coles about how the yachting landscape is evolving and celebrating his eponymous firm’s 50th delivery. Speaking from his office in Monaco, Espen Oeino is remarkably charming and affable despite having just arrived back from a whistle-stop trip to New York — he was there for […]

The Princess R35 Yacht: Fit for Royalty

By Elite Traveler

Princess Yachts, the England-based yacht builder, has launched a new sports yacht, the R35. Working in tandem with Italian car-design brand Pininfarina and decorated Olympian and America’s Cup competitor Ben Ainslie’s BAR Technologies, the R35 uses this race-bred technology to hit top speeds of 50 knots. Using a combination of a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque (loads of stress are supported through […]

The Best Superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show

By Alex Martin

Just as the Monaco Grand Prix is considered the jewel in Formula One’s crown, the Monaco Yacht Show is the place every shipyard wants to be seen at. Each year, the yachting industry’s leading figures sail to the principality to show off their latest builds and upcoming projects. From September 25-28, over 125 vessels will be displayed in the emblematic […]