Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen Yachts’s stellar new construction: the 80-metre Project Cosmos is due for delivery in April 2022. The construction of Heesen Yachts’s biggest ever superyacht – the 80-metre all-aluminium Project Cosmos, which packs the horsepower of 35 Ferraris – is nearing

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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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Hybrid electric superyacht fitted with new scaled-down power plant

Hybrid electric superyacht fitted with new scaled-down power plant

Baltic 142 Canova is billed as one of the most technologically advanced, high-performance sailing superyachts. The 43.3-metre hybrid electric-sail superyacht Baltic 142 Canova is fitted with scaled-down electrical equipment, normally employed in much bigger vessels, from Danfoss Editron. Such electric

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China’s richest are ‘beginning to show interest’ in luxury yachts

China’s richest are ‘beginning to show interest’ in luxury yachts

China’s wealthiest are ‘becoming interested in luxury yachts’ – despite previous predictions, which failed to materialise.   China’s wealthiest people are starting to develop an interest in luxury yachts, according to the digital publication Jing Daily, despite the widespread reluctance of

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Sanlorenzo aiming for €650m valuation as float nears

Sanlorenzo aiming for €650m valuation as float nears

Massimo Perotti was named as Italy’s Entrepreneur of the Year by EY.  He will continue to be the majority shareholder after the float. Sanlorenzo, the Italian yard, is hoping to be worth between €552m and about €656m when it lists

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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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Two superyachts fall victim to $20m blaze in Fort Lauderdale

Two superyachts fall victim to $20m blaze in Fort Lauderdale

The superyacht blaze is estimated to have caused $20m worth of damage. (Photo credit: FLFR). Two multi-million dollar superyachts undergoing repairs and refits at the Universal Marine Center shipyard in Fort Lauderdale, Florida have been devastated in a blaze that

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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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OPINION: Novel luxury yacht stands up to the competition

OPINION: Novel luxury yacht stands up to the competition

The novel Mansion Yachts uses four hydraulic legs to stand up to the competition. Asked to picture a luxury yacht, most people are likely to conjure up an image of a sleek superyacht cutting elegantly through azure waters. Sharp prowed

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Majesty 140 superyacht wins Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale show

Majesty 140 superyacht wins Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale show

Winning design: The Majesty 140 won the Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale. The Majesty 140 superyacht, all 43m of her, has won the Best of Show award at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year. First-time exhibitor

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