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Princess Yachts launch first-in-range X95

Princess Yachts launch first-in-range X95

British shipbuilder, Princess Yachts, has launched its all-new 29-metre X95 luxury yacht from its Plymouth shipyard. The motoryacht is the first off the product line for the new X range and its “super flybridge design” is being marketed by Princess

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Heesen’s Project Triton ready for sale, as second hybrid launched

Heesen’s Project Triton ready for sale, as second hybrid launched

Heesen’s new superyacht Project Triton will be ready for delivery at the end of February 2020. Superyacht builder Heesen is seeking a buyer for its 50-metre steel class Project Triton, which is undergoing sea trials in the North Sea, after

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Hydrogen: minimising impact does not necessarily mean minimising space

Hydrogen: minimising impact does not necessarily mean minimising space

A major drawback of hydrogen-fuelled yachts is the amount of utilisable space taken up by the infrastructure required for hydrogen-electric propulsion, according to Simon Brealey of Lateral Naval Architects. Lateral recently released its propulsion concept for the future of yachting,

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Project Ragnar has been launched following conversion

Project Ragnar has been launched following conversion

The 68.2-meter explorer superyacht Project Ragnar, has launched from Icon Yachts’ Netherlands shipyard, following a two-and-a-half-year conversion. Originally an icebreaker named Sananborg, the vessel was built in the Netherlands in 2012 as a multi-purpose support supply ship. The Harlingen-based shipyard,

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Lift off for superyacht Snow 5, as she starts her transatlantic crossing

Lift off for superyacht Snow 5, as she starts her transatlantic crossing

It was lift off for the superyacht Snow 5, formerly M/Y Liliym, late last month, as she was loaded aboard a transport vessel for the transatlantic crossing to meet her new owner in Florida. The yacht carrier was expected to

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Heesen sets out superyacht strategy and issues Project Cosmos update

Heesen sets out superyacht strategy and issues Project Cosmos update

Heesen’s all-aluminium 65-metre Saturnus preceeded the 80-metre Project Cosmos, which is nearing the half-way point in its construction. Superyacht builder Heesen Yachts has set out its strategy for building luxury yachts and delivered a progress report on its biggest ever

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Lexus targets a global market for its new luxury yacht

Lexus targets a global market for its new luxury yacht

Lexus’s new LY 650 comes with a price tag of $4.85m for a fully-optioned model. Prestige carmaker Lexus is targeting a global market – particularly areas already familiar with its brand – for its debut luxury yacht; the 19.4-metre flybridge

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Carmaker Lexus goes beyond the road with luxury yacht launch

Carmaker Lexus goes beyond the road with luxury yacht launch

My other car is a luxury yacht: Carmaker Lexus has launched an ocean-going 19.4-metre flybridge cruiser. Carmaker Lexus has launched a 19.4-metre luxury flybridge cruiser, the LY 650 yacht, working in partnership with American boatbuilder Marquis Yachts and Italian yacht-design

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Stainless-steel superyacht ‘tempts billionaires’ at Fort Lauderdale show

Stainless-steel superyacht ‘tempts billionaires’ at Fort Lauderdale show

The novel Mansion Yachts vessel, which can hoist itself 4.5m above the seabed,  featured in the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. A stainless-steel superyacht – the novel Mansion Yacht, boasting 836sq metres of deck space and equipped with four hydraulic

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Polar Class superyacht launched by Amels & Damen

Polar Class superyacht launched by Amels & Damen

Superyacht builders Amels & Damen have launched a Polar Class 62-metre luxury yacht – the first in the new Damen SeaXplorer range – ahead of delivery to its new owners early next year. Equipped with expedition facilities for self-contained voyages

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