26m explorer motor yacht EMPIRE launched by Cantiere della Marche

After a busy couple of weeks at Cantiere delle Marche, the spotlight was on 26.03m (85’4”) motor yacht EMPIRE, as she was launched. This magnificent Darwin 86 is a true representation of an explorer yacht crafted to the exact standards and specifications of her new American owner.

Explorer yacht EMPIRE

Her unmistakeable aesthetics and engineering are a collaboration between Hydro Tec and the inhouse team at CdM, with interiors penned by Massari Design. She has been designed to cruise for long periods in some of the most unforgiving regions of the world and has been given an ‘ice belt’ at the waterline, a reinforced hull and rudders plus an additional pilot station in the engine room.

Luxury explorer yacht EMPIRE

The overall design exudes a sober and understated elegance with the interior achieving a warm and inviting atmosphere by blending custom-made furniture with well known designer pieces. The main salon serves as the social hub on board with a lounge, dining table and bar connecting to the galley.

Interior of yacht EMPIRE

Other highlights include a gym on the upper deck, luxury furnishings on deck and four comfortable staterooms including a full beam master, VIP and two twins with additional pullman bunks. Quarters for the four crew members are located forward on the main deck, alongside a sizable crew mess, and direct access to the wheelhouse via a dedicated staircase.

Classic interior of motor yacht EMPIRE

Her twin SCANIA DI13070M 294 kW @ 1 800 rpm engines can generate speeds of up to 11.5 knots and at her cruising speed of 10 knots, she offers a 4,000 nm range. Her wheelhouse is packed with tech including a Boening integrated monitory and control system and sophisticated anti-intrusion system.

She has been described by the shipyard as ‘robust, comfortable and reliable’ – the perfect combination for the owner’s plans to navigate distant and challenging seas.

Hull of ISA 80m superyacht PROJECT FUTURE nears completion

ISA Yachts, the Italian yacht builder, has announced that the construction of 80m superyacht PROJECT FUTURE is making great progress, with her steel hull nearing completion. Her construction is taking place at the Palumbo Superyachts shipyard and she is expected to be delivered in 2027.


Palumbo Superyachts are credited with her naval architecture and her exterior and interior design from Enrico Gobbi. Her accommodation is across six staterooms including: an upper deck master suite with two bathrooms vanity area and office; a VIP suite with private lounge on the main deck; four additional main deck double suites; and one twin suite on the lower deck with twin beds.

Her 2,300 GT volume offers fabulous guest spaces designed with organic round shapes, modern curves blended with handcrafted wooden features. She will also boast a fully equipped gym and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout giving unobstructed panoramic views.

Superyacht PROJECT FUTURE in build

She showcases a steel grey hull with darker charcoal grey details across her slender profile which features the recognisable ISA arch. The forward main deck will house a substantial infinity pool seamlessly connected to the owner’s suite via a warmly lit path.

Superyacht PROJECT FUTURE is currently the largest yacht built by ISA Yachts and will be launched in 2027.

Amels announces that the first hull in the 80 Limited Edition series is now in outfitting

The first 80m (262’4″) Amels 80 Limited Edition has been moved to the Damen Yachting facility in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, to begin outfitting. She was launched a year after her sale which was announced at last year’s Monaco Yacht Show. She is due for completion in 2025.

Luxury yacht – AMELS 80

Speaking about this recent outfitting milestone, Damen Yachting project manager, Romke van der Linde, said: “This yacht is at the forefront of shipbuilding. We are a 100+ year old shipyard that continues to innovate and the hybrid Amels 80 is a true testament to this. The feedback from the several Amels 60 yachts that already feature our hybrid system has been more than positive.”

Superyacht – AMELS 80

Exterior design is from Espen Øino with interiors from the Dutch studio Sinot Yacht Architecture and Design – the first time the two renowned designers first collaboration. Øino had this to say about this beautiful yacht, “her modern strong lines will look as good in 10 years as the day she is delivered”.

Motor yacht – AMELS 80 at launch

Outstanding features include a 6.5m swimming pool on the aft deck with a transparent floor allowing light onto the below beach club. The beach club opens on three sides creating a semi-enclosed waterfront lounge adjacent to the spa, sauna, gym, hammam and massage room. There is also a 200sqm sundeck where a circular jacuzzi takes pride of place and is surrounded by sun pads, a bar and dining setting.

Interiors from Sinot Design

Seven luxury staterooms can accommodate up to fourteen guests with the owners benefitting from there own apartment on deck featuring a suite, two bathrooms, private office and lounge with breakfast seating and a library.

Owner’s suite

The interior design that takes inspiration from the natural world and Paul Costerus, lead designer at Sinot said: “Materials are treated so that the natural characteristics remain as pure as possible. The style is distinctive and allows the owner to customise and add their personal style.”

Onboard spa

The yacht boasts hybrid propulsion and precedes two other Amels 80 currently in build.

Cantiere delle Marche launch Flexplorer 146 explorer yacht MAVERICK

Italian shipyard Cantiere delle Marche has announced the launch of the Flexplorer 146 explorer yacht MAVERICK, the first of the three yachts of this series currently under construction. Featuring exterior design, engineering and naval architecture by Hydro Tec with interiors by Francesco Paszkowski and Margherita Casprini, Maverick has a customised layout with many unique features.

Maverick yacht

Amongst the main features of the 44,3 m (145’3”), yacht is the custom-built A-frame crane, collapsible bulwark, 22mm thick Ice belt at water line level that allows her to sail in icy waters. Furthermore, she is equipped with a 9.5m custom tender designed by Valerio Rivellini as well as a great selection of water toys that can be launched thanks to a powerful A-Frame crane.

Guests aboard will enjoy the on-deck swimming pool at transom which can transform into a storage for deck furniture when underway.

Cantiere delle Marche launch Maverick explorer yacht

Her main deck interior is characterised by an asymmetric layout with the saloon area on starboard, leaving a passageway on the port side to allow for easy service by the crew. The interior showcases luxury combined with functionality, elegance and comfort boasting a neutral colour palette and distinctive personal style with features focusing on family lifestyle.

Huge windows flood allows for plenty of light to penetrate the interiors, creating a calm ambience that’s both practical and aesthetically pleasing. The Owner Deck, Main Deck, and Lower Deck each have their own ‘personality’, providing a one-of-a-kind experience for the guests on board.

Flexplorer 146 yacht MAVERICK

She was built with a robust steel hull and aluminium superstructure, at 44.30m, with a beam of 8.60m, and she has a displacement of 460 tonnes at full load. Fuel tanks have a capacity of 64,436 litres and the yacht is powered by twin Caterpillar engines C32 delivering 970kW each at 1800-2100rpm, reaching a top speed of 14 knots and an excellent range of above 5,000nm at 10 knots.

27m sports motor yacht MONTENAPO ready for luxury charter vacations across the Mediterranean

Sports yachts, like 26.92m (88′ 4″) motor yacht MONTENAPO from Riva, are an exciting prospect for charter guests who are looking for speed and style combined. What better way to stand out in a chic Mediterranean resort than speeding across the water on board this striking silver yacht.

Luxury yacht MONTENAPO (sistership)

She boasts a sweeping profile and plenty of al fresco entertainment space, while commanding speeds of up to 36 knots. Guest can sit back and relax on a variety of sofas and sun pads across the foredeck, aft cockpit and sundeck with the sun on their faces and wind in their hair.

Aft cockpit bar

The luxury continues inside with a generous main salon which flows directly into the aft cockpit to create one large sociable area. The interior showcases a contemporary look with stylish, minimalist furniture and a cool palette of colours. This clean and modern feel continues in the four suites, which can accommodate up to 8 guests and are configured as a master, VIP, double and twin.

Main salon (sistership)

This fast sport yacht is also fitted with at anchor and underway stabilisers for added comfort. If you do suffer from seasickness, we recommend choosing a yacht with stabilisers to maintain a smooth cruising experience. We are also delighted to recommend SeeLEVEL, an innovative non-medicinal VR headset which successfully banishes the symptoms of seasickness. Find out more here.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to charter this amazing sports yacht or contact us for assistance from one of our experienced charter brokers.

60m Amels Limited Edition superyacht KHALIDAH is delivered by Damen Yachting

Damen Yachting have confirmed that 60m (196’85”) superyacht KHALIDAH has been delivered to her owners and is in port at the Amels Headquarters in Vlissingen City until her maiden voyage. The yacht features exterior design by Espen Øino International and interiors from Winch Design.

Superyacht KHALIDAH delivered to her owners

The exterior profile is characterised by her trapezoid windows and some of her key features include an expansive water’s edge beach club equipped with a sauna and steam room, a sociable sun deck housing a stunning jacuzzi, BBQ area and touch-and-go helicopter.

She can accommodate up to 12 guests across six staterooms, with additional cabins for a crew of up to 13, including the captain. In the owner’s suite a room divider has been crafted from thoughtfully selected art pieces and marine-inspired items and the lighting and music can be altered at the touch of a button. The owner’s suite is also equipped with a folding balcony, ensuite and dressing room to create a private oasis for her owner. The custom interiors blend light materials, woods and vibrant pops of colour, with artistic elements and high-tech lighting.

Luxury superyacht KHALIDAH

Rob Luijendijk, Director of Sales at Damen Yachting commented on Khalidah’s sleek exterior, “Her striking design, future-proof package and proven capability are just some of the outstanding qualities of the Amels 60. To see so many of these yachts with their owners in such a short space of time is incredible.”

Meanwhile the build Project Manager Joppe Osté commented on the IMO Tier III-compliant hybrid power and propulsion. “This proven hybrid system currently offers the best solution to reduce harmful emissions, reduce noise and vibrations while benefiting from lower fuel and maintenance costs. It also allows you to cruise up to a certain speed without using the main engines, solely cruising on the generators.”

Luxury yacht KHALIDAH | Bridge deck

Superyacht KHALIDAH’s maiden voyage itinerary has not been made public, so keep an eye out for her distinctive good looks in harbours around the world.

44m superyacht MAVERICK launched as the first CdM Flexplorer 146

Superyacht MAVERICK, the first 44.3m (146′) Flexplorer 146 from Cantiere Delle Marche, has been launched in Italy with an audience including her new owners and their family and friends, plus the shipyard team involved in her construction.

Superyacht MAVERICK

Construction began in 2020 and the yacht features naval architecture by Hydro Tec with interiors from the renowned designer Francesco Paszkowski in collaboration with Margherita Casprini. Some of the innovative features include collapsible bulwarks extending to the cockpit with deck fittings positioned lower down on the swim platform. The design transforms the entire aft deck into a vast beach terrace of over 135sqm.

Luxury explorer yacht MAVERICK

Generous accommodation across all three decks is perfectly configured for families and includes two owner’s suites, one on the upper deck – adjacent to a single guest cabin – and one on the main deck. On the lower deck there are a further four ensuite staterooms.

Beach club set up

Tenders are launched using a custom-built carbon-fibre A frame which when not in use sits flush with the deck allowing ample space below deck for a large gym, sauna and dive centre.

She is powered by twin Caterpillar C32 Acert engines and boasts a range of over 5,000 nautical miles. Her launch comes a matter of days since the launch of another Flexplorer 146, luxury yacht PAZIENZ.

Brand new sailing catamaran SERENISSIMA III ready for charter in Greece in 2024

Luxury sailing yacht SERENISSIMA III is a brand new Fountaine Pajot catamaran with bespoke interiors curated by Berret-Racoupeau Design. Guests looking for a charter in Greece for the 2024 season should definitely take a look.


Catamarans have a wide beam and on board this contemporary yacht the foredeck and aft cockpit are spacious and open creating sociable spaces close to the water. The addition of a flybridge sun deck adds further exterior space from which to take in the scenery and make the most of the al fresco lifestyle.


The light and modern interior is configured perfectly for families with an open plan layout and a blend of function and style. The aft cockpit flows seamlessly into the salon to create one large sociable space and another door leads out to the foredeck making it easily accessible, even by the kids.

Main salon

Accommodation is in both hulls across five suites including a sizeable master with integrated lounge, walk in wardrobe and well-equipped ensuite. The additional suites also benefit from ensuite bathroom facilities and flexible berth arrangements.

She can be powered by twin Cummins engines to combine the elegance of sailing with the convenience of power. What better way to explore the delights of the Greek Islands?

Second Baglietto T60 superyacht HULL 10262 keel is laid

Formal construction has begun on the second Baglietto T60 superyacht HULL 10262 with the laying of her keel. With design from Francesco Paszkowski, she comes in at 60m in length and is Baglietto’s top-of-the-range yacht.

Superyacht HULL 10262 – Baglietto T60 rendering

She has soft exterior lines with contemporary design which sees a black glass stripe which incorporates the portholes creating a streamlined profile. She boasts a 60 square-metre beach terrace, which features a swimming pool, a bar and a lounge that leads directly into the main salon via an elegant staircase. The spacious sundeck offers amazing sea views and is arranged with a dining setting and sunbathing area amidships. The foredeck features a lounge area, and the huge aft deck is perfect for entertaining.

Luxury yacht HULL 10262 – Baglietto T60 rendering

The unique interior layout includes floor-to-ceiling windows in the main saloon and the upper deck which completely open and bring in the surrounding landscape. Guests are accommodated across five staterooms with the owner’s suite located on the upper deck with an office, walk-in wardrobe and luxury ensuite bathroom. The additional staterooms are on the lower deck and configured as two VIPs and two guest staterooms.

Motor yacht HULL 10262 – Baglietto T60 rendering

Forward on the same deck are also the crew quarters, sleeping 13 crew members in seven cabins, with the cabin’s cabin on the sundeck. The entire under-lower deck houses the various technical areas including, the storage room, wine cellar, baggage compartment, and cold rooms.

Luxury interior – Francesco Paszkowski

Her tender garage can house two Jet Skis, a 23-foot tender and a rescue tender while twin Caterpillar 3512 engines give a maximum speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 12 knots.

She is scheduled for delivery in 2027.

Benetti launch Oasis 40M motor yacht KAHALA

Italian shipyard, Benetti announced the launch of its latest Oasis 40M motor yacht KAHALA. The yacht represents the 14th Benetti Oasis 40M model, boasting exterior design by RWD and interiors by Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture.

Motor yacht KAHALA © Benetti

Five staterooms with ensuite bathroom facilities accommodate up to ten guests in style and great comfort, while a crew of nine ensure everyone on board is well taken care of and has a relaxing time. Some of the outstanding design aspects of the yacht include the curved glass Wass in the study or the flexible beach club that can be converted into a vast water-side terrace.

KAHALA is powered by two MAN Diesel engines, allowing her to reach a maximum speed of up to 16 knots and cruise at a comfortable speed of 12 knots.

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