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Highly Customizable Sirena 78 Yacht Blends Luxury With Comfort and Efficiency
Highly Customizable Sirena 78 Yacht Blends Luxury With Comfort and Efficiency

1 Jul 2022, 09:30 UTC / Sirena Yachts unveiled the design of its new Sirena 78, a highly customizable luxury yacht that blends aesthetics with comfort and efficiency

 
World’s First Eighth-Generation Drill Ship Gearing up to Set Performance Records
World’s First Eighth-Generation Drill Ship Gearing up to Set Performance Records

1 Jul 2022, 05:24 UTC / A new, powerful drill ship is paving the way for a new generation of oil drilling platforms, while also being more fuel efficient

 
Custom, Striking Tecnomar Superyacht La Vie Gets Huge Price Reduction
Custom, Striking Tecnomar Superyacht La Vie Gets Huge Price Reduction

1 Jul 2022, 05:16 UTC / La Vie is part of the popular Tecnomar EVO 120 series, and the first model ever delivered. Bought in 2016, it was completed in 2018

 
The Japanese Taiga Joins the International Electric Tugboat “Club”
The Japanese Taiga Joins the International Electric Tugboat “Club”

1 Jul 2022, 05:14 UTC / A new generation of zero-emission tugboats is taking the maritime industry by storm. After the U.S. and New Zealand, Japan reveals its first one

 
GoPro Founder’s Limited-Edition Luxury Toy Is the Ultimate Adventure Superyacht
GoPro Founder’s Limited-Edition Luxury Toy Is the Ultimate Adventure Superyacht

1 Jul 2022, 01:14 UTC / The famous young billionaire helped create a custom superyacht that seeks adventures together with two sidekicks - a pair of high-speed boats

 
X-Yachts' First Electric Yacht Will Recharge Batteries While Sailing
X-Yachts' First Electric Yacht Will Recharge Batteries While Sailing

30 Jun 2022, 10:50 UTC / The new X49E incorporates a next-gen electric propulsion system that allows it to generate 3.5 kW of green energy when cruising at speeds greater than 8 knots

 
Packed Custom Line Superyacht Sinks Off the Coast of Turkey
Packed Custom Line Superyacht Sinks Off the Coast of Turkey

30 Jun 2022, 06:06 UTC / 10 people were on board the Navetta 26 vessel when it started taking water, and all were rescued in time. The boat was rescued too

 
The King of Nickel’s $300M Beast Docks in Dubai, Dwarfing Other Oligarchs’ Superyachts
The King of Nickel’s $300M Beast Docks in Dubai, Dwarfing Other Oligarchs’ Superyachts

30 Jun 2022, 00:36 UTC / The magnificent Nirvana is the luxury toy of the wealthiest Russian oligarch, a man holding a key position in the nickel global industry

 
Canados Launches the Flagship of Its Oceanic Line, the First "24 Knots Explorer Ever"
Canados Launches the Flagship of Its Oceanic Line, the First "24 Knots Explorer Ever"

29 Jun 2022, 13:54 UTC / Rome-based shipbuilder Canados launches the flagship of its Oceanic line. The Oceanic 143 ft is touted as the first Explorer ever capable of reaching 24 knots

 
Norwegian Sun Cruise Ship Hits Iceberg in Alaska, Heads Into the Shop for Repairs
Norwegian Sun Cruise Ship Hits Iceberg in Alaska, Heads Into the Shop for Repairs

29 Jun 2022, 09:11 UTC / It’s not uncommon for cruise liners to hit smaller icebergs known as growlers, but out of an abundance of caution, NCL is sending Sun into Seattle for repairs

 
Record-Breaking Octopussy Is in for a Refit That Will Make It Mighty Fast Again
Record-Breaking Octopussy Is in for a Refit That Will Make It Mighty Fast Again

29 Jun 2022, 05:19 UTC / Delivered by Heesen Yachts in 1988, Octopussy was once the world’s fastest superyacht. New refit will restore it to its glory days

 
The First “Pure” Car Carrier Vessel, Powered by Wind, to Also Be the World’s Tallest Ship
The First “Pure” Car Carrier Vessel, Powered by Wind, to Also Be the World’s Tallest Ship

29 Jun 2022, 04:44 UTC / The Oceanbird concept is being brought to life in the form of the Orcelle Wind, world's first wind-powered car and truck carrier

 
Canada’s Oldest Sailboat Is Restored, to Be Back at Sea After 20 Years
Canada’s Oldest Sailboat Is Restored, to Be Back at Sea After 20 Years

29 Jun 2022, 03:51 UTC / This 125-year-old sailboat, the flagship of the Victoria Yacht Club, is close to regaining its former glory after decades of being away from the sea

 
Ukrainian Millionaire’s Award-Winning Superyacht Is a German Design Masterpiece
Ukrainian Millionaire’s Award-Winning Superyacht Is a German Design Masterpiece

29 Jun 2022, 01:15 UTC / The Kaiser is a magnificent superyacht sporting a military-inspired silhouette and the most luxurious amenities, truly fit for a king

 
Nauta Design Shows Interior Renderings of My Song Racing Yacht
Nauta Design Shows Interior Renderings of My Song Racing Yacht

29 Jun 2022, 00:00 UTC / ClubSwan 80 My Song features a minimal, stylish interior that employs carbon fiber, warm mahogany, and artful lighting; most furnishings are removable

 
Trident Is a 328-Foot Trimaran Concept That's Jam-Packed With Innovative Features
Trident Is a 328-Foot Trimaran Concept That's Jam-Packed With Innovative Features

28 Jun 2022, 13:52 UTC / Steve Kozloff unveiled its latest concept: a large trimaran that's loaded with incredible features. It has two helipads, two spas, two pools, and tilting masts

 
Sanctioned Megayacht Solaris Is Heading to the U.S., or Actively Trolling
Sanctioned Megayacht Solaris Is Heading to the U.S., or Actively Trolling

28 Jun 2022, 08:28 UTC / Roman Abramovich’s smaller and less expensive superyacht has been docked in Turkey for months, is now displaying unlikely destination on AIS

 
British Startup Unveils Its Hydrogen-Powered Autonomous Ship, An Industry First
British Startup Unveils Its Hydrogen-Powered Autonomous Ship, An Industry First

28 Jun 2022, 02:51 UTC / Clean hydrogen will power an autonomous surface vessel, or a surface drone, for extended range and power, with zero emissions.

 
U.S. Philanthropist’s Majestic Superyacht Is a Floating Gentlemen’s Club
U.S. Philanthropist’s Majestic Superyacht Is a Floating Gentlemen’s Club

28 Jun 2022, 01:12 UTC / If fine dining and formal dressing are your thing, you would be impressed by this beautiful superyacht that feels like a classic masterpiece

 
Nautor's Swan My Song Racing Yacht Gets Revealed During Its Own Private Party
Nautor's Swan My Song Racing Yacht Gets Revealed During Its Own Private Party

27 Jun 2022, 09:35 UTC / My Song is an 81-foot (24.38-meter) racing yacht built with a focus on speed and high performance; it can be adapted for leisure and fun