Superyachts Times I remember the most striking boats that launched in the past year
New year is around the corner, and Superyachts Times decided to compile my top 10 most spectacular superyachts, which launched in 2018.
Lürssen — 111 m TIS
In the first place — 111-metre superyacht from Lürssen TIS. The German shipyard has set it in the water in Rendsburg in mid-August. It is not only the first of the major projects that Lürssen has completed this year, but in General the biggest superyacht, which first set sail for the season. Its classic design is based on the experience in Winch Design and Moran Yacht & Ship, who has worked closely with the German shipyard in the development of this custom-made boats. In 9 luxurious cabins on deck 6 of the vessel with a gross tonnage of 4500 gross tons, can accommodate 18 guests. TIS has successfully passed sea trials in early November, but the owner will get after the New year.
Feadship — 110 m Anna
Formerly known as Project 1007, 110-meter Anna from the Dutch shipyard Feadship this summer was successfully launched in Makkum in. Anna — the largest Feadship superyacht. The project has also become the second largest in the Netherlands. In the first place Oceanco Jubilee Anna “lost” only 10 cm Exterior and interiors Anna developed Studio Michael Leach. This is a spacious four-deck semi-displacement superyacht at 4693 gross tons. It has already been delivered to the owner and now plies the Caribbean sea.
Oceanco — 109 m Eugenia Bravo
In third place in the list situated 109-metre superyacht Bravo Eugenia (or Y718) from Oceanco. She was ready to sail from the dock in Dutch Alblasserdam in mid-November. Today it is one of the most innovative projects Oceanco. This is also the first superyacht to be built using the new design and philosophy of the shipyard — Lateral Naval Architecture, known as LIFE (lengthened, innovative, fuel-efficient, eco-friendly; extra-long, innovative, economical and environmentally “friendly”). The design of the exterior was designed by Italian Studio Nuvolari Lenard, and the authorship of the interior belongs Reymond Langton. On a boat with a gross tonnage of 4500 gross tons, can live comfortably up to 14 guests. To serve passengers and the ship itself will be 30 members of the crew. The owner of Bravo Eugenia falls at the beginning of 2019.
Pride Mega Yachts — 88.5 m Illusion Plus
The flagship of the Chinese fleet of superyachts — the 88.5 metre Illusion Plus — launched in April in Yantai. This day, the project waited more than 10 years! The exterior of the boat to Pride Mega Yachts razrabotala Studio Rainsford Saunders Design, interior design ideas created by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design. For the naval architecture Illusion Plus was responsible specialists Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architects. 6-deck boat 3603 gross-tons with enough space to simultaneously accommodate 12 guests. For them 6 cabins. Plus the debut of the Illusion took place during the yacht show in Monaco in September. Now it is up for sale. Broker Y. CO offers to buy the boat for $145 million.
Golden Yachts — 85 m O Ptasia
Greek shipyard Golden Yachts in April launched its biggest boat is an 85-meter O Ptasia. The vessel, with naval architecture from N Hellas, whose design continues the tradition of Studio Vafiadis, became the flagship of the fleet, Golden Yachtst. O Ptasia can take aboard up to 12 guests comfortable accommodation in 11 cabins. The crew consists of 26 people. Since the beginning of July, the boat is available for Charter through Atalanta Golden Yachts.
Echo Yachts — 84 m White Rabbit
In August of this year for the first time touched the water of the largest engine project Australian yard Echo Yachts — 84-metre trimaran White Rabbit. For Australian shipbuilders this achievement doubly special — such a large Motorboats on the continent has never before built. It was built for the experienced client, who had previously worked with Echo Yachts, so “Rabbit” became the largest private trimaran-superyacht in the world. Exterior design White Rabbit developed by the Sorgiovanni Design Studio, interiors doing interiors ALIA, well, for the naval architecture project answered One2Three Naval Architects. Boat gross tonnage to 3000 gross tons came out very stable, so that the owner who already had the ship in November, enjoy comfort regardless of weather conditions. On Board with him can be even up to 11 guests.
Turquoise – 77 m Go
Its new “the greatest” appeared this year at the Turkish shipyard Turquoise Yachts. This 77-meter Go. The boat, previously known as Project Victory, for the first time touched the water near the docks of the shipyard near Istanbul in March. Interior and exterior Go was created by specialists of H2 Yacht Design, who worked closely with the future owners of the vessel, to reflect their worldview. The project is based on the same basis as another 70-metre superyacht Turquoise, Vicky, but in the case of Go, the model changed and improved, so that the boat could accommodate a lot of equipment. On Board, in addition to the team can be up to 18 people. For them designed eight guest cabins. The owners were able to climb aboard a Go in July.
Abeking & Rasmussen — 74 m Elandess
The German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen in may launched 74,5-meter Elandess. For the first time (at that time “project 6502”) presented to the public in June 2017. One of the distinguishing features Elandess was sheer “the Atlantic,” the nose that came up along the specialists of the shipyard, and Burgess of the London design Studio Eidsgaard Harrison (who also worked on the interior design of the boat). Six cabins boat can accommodate 12 guests. Elandess owners to dispose of her since the summer.
Admiral — 73 m Planet Nine
Italian shipyard Admiral (Sea Group) in 2018 launched the superyacht was one of the first in January, in his element was of 73.2-meter Explorer ice-class Planet Nine. Planet Nine was the 575 boat Admiral. The exterior of the Explorer was developed by the British Studio Tim Heywood Design and interior answered the German Fitz Interior. In five spacious cabins on the lower deck of the boat can accommodate 12 guests. The owner selected this apartment of 300 square meters on the main deck. Now this boat with a gross tonnage of 2100 gross tons, is for sale through Fraser at the price of €85 million.
Hakvoort — 63 m Scout
One of the last this year in early December in a suburb of Amsterdam launched the 63-metre Scout from the Dutch shipyard Hakvoort. British Studio H2 Yacht Design is behind the design of the exterior and interior of the Scout and naval architecture developed by the compatriots from Hakvoort Diana Yacht Design. Before becoming what we now see Scout, her project has undergone several changes (and during construction), as the original owner put the boat on sale in the early stages of construction. To a new host Scout will be in spring 2019. In her four cabins located on main deck, will live for up to 8 guests.
BONUS: Benetti — 107 m FB 277
Last in the list, as a bonus, was the 107-metre superyacht Benetti FB 277. This boat, launched on December 18 in Livorno — the first of the three “sisters” with a length of more than 100 meters parallel builds Italian shipyard. Design and naval architecture of the vessel in the 3800 gross tons with a vertical steep nose wholly owned by the Benetti specialists. On Board in eight cabins can live up to 16 guests. At the beginning of 2019 FB 277 will be delivered to the owner, and in the summer it will be available for Charter.