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Monaco Superyacht Show Review: Top fun, Tenders and Toys

Monaco Superyacht Show Review: Top fun, Tenders and Toys

The 125 one-of-a-kind superyachts and luxury charter yachts might have stolen the limelight in Port Hercules during this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, but the supertenders, personal water craft and yacht toys also captured our imagination.

Charter yacht brands to know: AMELS

Charter yacht brands to know: AMELS

Based in Vlissingen, Holland’s third-busiest port and centre of Dutch shipbuilding, Amels is a shipyard with an enviable pedigree and history of award-winning superyachts.

The Monaco Super Yacht Show

The Monaco Super Yacht Show

Charter yachts were among the myriad of mega yachts on show at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, hailed one of the most successful in its 27-year history, and running 27 to 30 September on the picturesque Port Hercules in the Principality of Monaco.

Charter yacht brands to know: HEESEN

Charter yacht brands to know: HEESEN

HEESEN - cutting-edge customization, innovation and Dutch craftsmanship. When company founder, Frans Heesen established the yard in 1978, his focus was on creating custom-built yachts that would be innovative and boast exceptional standards of engineering and styling.

SEVEN SINS – the thoroughly tempting charter yacht

SEVEN SINS – the thoroughly tempting charter yacht

The largest Sanlorenzo motor yacht built to date and christened SEVEN SINS, hull No. 1 of the Italian brand’s new 52 Steel line is already winning clientele in the luxury charter market and will make her debut at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show.

NENNE – new charter sailing cat, award-winning crew

NENNE – new charter sailing cat, award-winning crew

Luxury charter yacht NENNE is a new 67ft Fountaine Pajot sailing catamaran, crewed by the Caribbean's most acclaimed charter crew, based in the BVI and now offering special charter rates available from Christmas 2017. *

Emirates Team NZ has Conquered the America’s Cup

Emirates Team NZ has Conquered the America’s Cup

Emirates Team NZ won the 35th America’s Cup, Monday 26 June, banishing the demons of their staggering loss in San Francisco in 2013 with a crushing victory over their nemesis, Oracle Team USA in Bermuda’s Great Sound.

Space and grace: Lagoon Seventy7 leads the fleet

Space and grace: Lagoon Seventy7 leads the fleet

Lagoon launched its much-anticipated new flagship model the Lagoon Seventy7 the luxury sailing catamaran at the Cannes Yachting Festival. Affectionately nicknamed “Gentle Giant” for her size and gentle sleek lines, this 77ft (23.28m), 11m wide, and 40m high multihull is the largest sailing cat ever built by Lagoon.

A Tribute to Carlo Riva

A Tribute to Carlo Riva

The esteemed and pioneering entrepreneurial force behind the luxury boat manufacturer Riva Yacht, Carlo Riva has died at the age of 95. Many of these fine motor yachts are available for private luxury charter.

Benetti Superyachts are Super Special Luxury Charter Yachts

Benetti Superyachts are Super Special Luxury Charter Yachts

Nothing says sumptuous style and craftsmanship like Italian-made superyachts. Embodying all the design and flair for which Italian products are renowned, Benetti superyachts are much-admired and sought-after vessels on the global luxury charter market.

Neptune's Treasure - the World Superyacht Awards

Neptune's Treasure - the World Superyacht Awards

The World Superyacht Awards, known as Neptunes, were held at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, 13 May, where a panel of expert international judges considered the current fleet of superyachts and recognised winners in various categories. These luxury charter yachts are stunning!

Heavenly Cloud 9 - the latest luxury charter yacht is launched

Heavenly Cloud 9 - the latest luxury charter yacht is launched

The brand new CRN custom-designed megayacht will soon join the world charter fleet. A spectacular and powerful combination of engineering expertise and ground-breaking design, the 5-deck, 74-metre CLOUD 9 superyacht launched recently in Italy to its owners', designers' and shipyard workers' great delight.

Experience America's Cup on your luxury charter yacht

Experience America's Cup on your luxury charter yacht

Book your charter for the 35th America's Cup, Bermuda, June 2017 and enjoy front row seats to the on-water action. What could be better than being on board your personally chartered private yacht in Bermuda during the incredible racing of the 35th America's Cup?

Slightly strange sailing superstitions explained

Slightly strange sailing superstitions explained

On your luxury charter yacht you do not have to worry about salty superstitions that date back to a by-gone era. Your crew will allow bananas on board and not stop you whistling however some of these age-old superstitions are both interesting and entertaining.

Talent behind the design of your charter yacht

Talent behind the design of your charter yacht

Superyacht designers are the highly sought-after talent who create the external designs and interiors of the world’s most covetable craft. Here we have selected just a few of the acclaimed “names to know” over the past 50 years of yacht design. Of course there are many more, established and emerging, all aiming to thrill owners and guests with the experience of freedom and inspiration only luxury superyachts can impart.

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