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Lexus Debuts a Stunning and Speedy 42-Foot Sport Yacht

The designers behind the Lexus brand debuted the new Lexus Sport Yacht, a 42-foot one-off concept, engineered by the Toyota Marine Department, and built by Marquis Yachts of Pulaski. Promoting the ‘Lexus lifestyle’, the new boat is in a class of its own when it comes to performance capabilities, dimensions and design.

With a twin V-8 gasoline engines capable of producing a total of 950 hp and for a top speed of 49 mp, the complexity of the yacht is truly staggering. A “turbo-boost” option is available at the helm and can add 1,000 rpm over the rev limiter for a boost of speed. The hull is made entirely of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, which has managed to decrease its weight by about 2,200 pounds. A 7-inch-diagonal touchscreen in the center of the steering wheel gives the captain complete control of all navigation and entertainment systems.

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Inspired by the LFA supercar, the concept yacht boasts a similar aggressive forefoot and a sleek exterior. With no walkways from the stern to the bow, to keep the flowing profile –designers have opted instead for a panel at the forward end of the saloon and a set of steps that lead to a hatch on the foredeck. The hatch has sufficient space for a deckhand to aid in anchoring and mooring the yacht. The seats lining the sides of the cockpit can comfortably fit up to eight passengers. Their form is functional and shaped like waves, allowing guests to face each other or turn and face forward.

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The cabinetry, panelling, and upholstery were manufactured in Italy and shipped to Wisconsin, where the interior was assembled. The interior exhibits a strong lounge-feeling with hand-painted glass panels on the walls, a curvy-striped etched-glass floor, and a long, off-white-leather couch that can seat eight.

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Philippe Briand’s New 100-Foot Yacht Concept

London-based yacht designer Philippe Briand has a new maritime toy for millionaires – the nearly 100-foot carbon sloop concept Egoist. Buyers will be able to completely customize the yacht to make their trip at sea extra comfortable. This offers a new spin on classic sailing concepts. Egoist will be a fast, highly responsive yacht that can be used for races as well as laid back day trips. The pleasure craft boasts a timeless look and the feel of a classic sailing yacht.

It sports roomy interior with a spacious master cabin, and can accommodate two crew members. Egoist is an embodiment of the classic Eastern Seaboard sailing yacht having undergone a change of personality. It is the ideal day sailor or a cruising yacht for an owner who values his privacy and comfort, above anything else.

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Calling on his extensive yacht racing background, Philippe Briand has focused on designing a yacht that is both fast and very responsive. The design incorporates the timeless lines of a classic sailing yacht, but with a contemporary twist.

The ability of Egoist to be fully customized adds to its allure as wealthy buyers appreciate the offer of leaving their personal touch on their high-powered toys. Egoist was conceived as an attempt to become an owner’s self-indulgent fantasy; realizing every dream of its owner when it comes to sailing. The artistic direction and track record of international awards of Philippe Briand are enough reasons to look forward to this new model that will mark a new standard in modern yachts.



Christian Grande has teamed up once again with SACS for the design of – a revolution in the world of RIBs. Rebel 47 exhibits a high level of technological innovation, maintaining all the qualities. The luxurious vessel benefits from increased and improved living space, making it a fine example of a family of innovative and unique boats.

Its D-shaped solid tubes are not inflated but manufactured using of a state-of-the-art composition of moldable foams and hi-tech anti collision plastics material, sheathed in Neoprene Hypalon. The boat’s sculpted design alongside its improved hydrodynamics assures all the positive attributes of conventional tubes–like. The end result being an unbeatable durability along with a unique dry ride plus improved stability during navigation.

Christian Grande Designs New 14m Luxury Rib Sacs Rebel 47

Rebel 47 is extremely versatile and will be offered in two different configurations. One as “protected version” and the other one as “Mediterranean” with a classic all-in-line layout. The first version will combine the high ship sides together with the wide “U shaped” windshield, allowing guests on board to stay in the living space as they would in a limousine. The swimming platform is passed by the wide aft sunbed, giving guests seamless unrestricted access into the cockpit.

Travel is made all the more comfortable thanks to an indispensable wet bar, welcoming upholstery ice maker, fridges and even a cooktop. The overall vibe of the Rebel 47 is of an elegant, functional and modern vessel– promising to live unforgettable moments.


The lower deck boasts a unique height in its category, creating a really refined environment. A super queen size bed welcomes the guests on the bow in the elegant and well-designed owner dinette-room. There is a second double cabin on the stern, a contemporary bathroom with a rain-shower and a separate WC complete the internal spaces.


The Riva 63 Virtus

The Riva 63’ Vertigo yacht is truly a sight to behold – its spirited character and powerful performance puts it one class above its predecessors. Its innovative and conceptual design is accentuated by its gritty spirit. The large open area to the rear reinvents the model on the borderline with the concept of ‘coupé’.

Retaining the positive traits of the previous model, the 63’ Vertigo boasts new sleek features. Stylish, fast and exquisitely engineered – the new cruiser represents everything that Riva Aquarama has come to stand for. The cockpit boasts an impressive new layout with a unique and innovative feature – an ingenious, sliding sofa. Other impressive features are the sleek new windscreen and reprofiled guardrails.

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Perhaps the biggest change sees the port side rearranged, which results in larger seating area while the foredeck boasts a stylish sunpad with a pram-hood-style sunshade. A folding bimini replaces the Vertigo’s hardtop. The subtle changes in the décor and color scheme complete the elegant, harmonic style of the vessel, but are not too far from the familiar design palette of the collection. The light-oak veneers contrast beautifully with the dark stain, luxurious fabrics and thick leather upholstery. The interior is stylish and contemporary with a distinctive minimalistic feel. Three cabins, including a VIP suit, provide plenty of space for up to 8 guests, and feature impressively roomy spaces and shower compartments.

The engines are located in aft, on V-drive gearboxes to make more room for the interior compartments, but still provide enough power for the yacht to reach a top speed of 40 knots. It is quick to accelerate and responsive, making it a delight to drive. All in all – it provides an ideal combination of power, performance and comfort for the asking price of € 2.356.310. With a total length of 19.57m it has plenty of room for a nice getaway to sea and is the perfect embodiment of the warm, luxurious Mediterranean style. Check here more luxurious yachts.

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£5 million superyacht unveiled in London

Luxurious yachts are the ultimate symbol of power and stature, so it’s no wonder the unveiling of a £5 million superyacht in London drew the attention of the elite earlier this week at the annual Boat Show. Almost 400 vessels will be on display for nine days for both prospective buyers and sailing enthusiasts.

The sleek 92ft vessel is equipped with wrap-around windows for the perfect sea views, a full marble kitchen, luxurious wood-panelled suites and two decks with sun loungers at both the bow and stern. It is the epitome of luxury and comfort with glamorous suites, furnished to a superb level inside as well as multiple sundecks.


The Sunseeker 28 is fitted with all luxurious extras, from designer sofas and a marble kitchen to a dining table and several state-of-the-art bathrooms. In addition it boasts the latest in technology. The total cost of the impressive motoryacht is £4,763,000 excluding VAT.

The nine-day show will see 83 debut boats unveiled to the public with the prices of the superyachts available on display or on application, such as the Princess 88 Motor Yacht. Highlighting some most luxurious new superyachts on the market, the event is expected to draw a lot of attention from both prospective buyers and sailing enthusiasts with a host of big names making an appearance.

Renowned company Sunseeker International has unveiled a range of sumptuous boats – apart from the Sunseeker 28 there is the Sunseeker 75 at the more modest price of £2,162,000. It comes with a lounge and dining area, full kitchen, marble bathroom, three double suites and a twin bed guest cabin to ensure full comfort and relaxation at sea.

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Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht

Unrivalled Perfection on the High Seas: 40m Sunseeker Yachts

Sunseeker is a prestige brand in the truest sense of the word. The company has been designing and manufacturing luxury boats since 1979, and is the largest UK-based boat builder of its type.

The company produces boats of different specs, and sizes. There are 28m, 34m, 40m, 75m, 80m, 86m, 88m, and 155m models to choose from. Which you choose is largely down to the function you require the boat for, and how far your wallet will stretch. The 155m model costs in the region of £32m.

In this article we are going to take a look at the 40m model in all its opulent beauty.

This yacht is a true blue water cruiser, meaning you can enjoy the independence of cruising for extended periods. If you want to travel halfway across the world you can. The yacht can cruise at 25 knots, and has enough accommodation for up to 12 guests; in the kind of spacious and luxury environment befitting boat of this status.

There is accommodation and living space provision for a crew of 9 people, plentifully sufficient to enable smooth running of the vessel. There are also clever corridors and layouts to enable staff to traverse the ship discreetly, whilst they go about their duties.

The cabins come in different configurations, and afford ultimate luxury in the Master suite and guest rooms alike. They exude a sense of class, but maintain a homely and comforting ambiance.

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This really is a versatile, inspirational and seductive yacht, those are the words of Sunseeker not me, with 3 decks of lavish opulence and pragmatic comforts.

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As well as the standard living areas the votes come with a sky Lounge, a full gallery galley, separates dining areas, a lounge, a cocktail bar and a Jacuzzi.

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So much for one of these beauties cost you?

A 2013 model will set you back a cool £12.95 million excluding VAT. This is not a common man’s boat and nor has it a man’s price tag.

But… if you’re looking for a unique opportunity for true excitement through lavish extravagance, then a 40 m Sunseeker yacht should definitely be on your wish list.

Riva Aquarama with the heart of Lamborghini

Riva Aquarama with the heart of Lamborghini

If I mention Lamborghini, what will be your first association? Maybe an extraordinary luxury car? In most cases yes, but this time we will go from the land into the water and continue our story about the Lamborghini.

Ferruccio Lamborghini’s Riva Aquarama speedboat powered by two Lamborghini engines, has emerged after an extensive three year restoration. The majority of Riva Aquarama were powered by low-revving – though extremely powerful and reliable – American V-8 engines.

Forty-five years after it was commissioned by Ferruccio himself, it’s back on the water, complete with not one, but two classic Lamborghini V12s. Specially adapted for use in a boat, each 4.0-liter V-12 produces 350-horsepower, propelling the Aquarama to 48 knots (55 landlubber’s miles per hour). This made it not only the fastest Aquarama ever built, but an Aquarama with the heart of a Lamborghini.

„It was complete, but decades in the salty environment was not very good for the wood and it needed quite a lot of work,“ says Sandro Zani, the owner of Dutch Riva. „We replaced the bottom and partially the sides and deck, but we kept all the original framework, the seats are still the original seats, all the hardware, instruments, that was all kept and restored.“

Ferruccio Lamborghini died in 1993, and the boat has now passed into the hands of a private collector. In the Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum in Italy, one of the two original engines from the Riva can still be seen.



Revolver Boats, has announced that they are ready to launch the new Revolver 44GT, 14-meter grand tourer of the sea with a top speed in excess of 60 mph and more than a splash of supercar styling.

The basic concept is the idea of transferring the qualities of a grand touring car to the sea. This boat is the perfect balance of luxury, avant-garde technology, and innovation. High performance vessel with sporty lines, comfort and safety include deployable rear air vents and the bow with original LED lights built into the protective and powerful fender rail that defines the profile.

When we talk about interior, Michael Peters focused on the large central structure that houses the control panel and helm station. The helm station has an integrated dual monitoring system, for greater security, that also interfaces with the navigation screens. Below deck, in the bow, there is a large perimeter sofa that can be converted into a double bed by folding down the table, as well as a kitchen and mini-bar.

Revolver 44GT is equipped with two diesel Cummins 550 HP engines each paired with Arneson Surface Drives. The most amazing part is that the boat can easily exceed a maximum speed of 50 knots in total safety.

Deployable rear air vents reminiscent of high-end cars from the 1960s. Spectacular glass roof (electronically operable) as well as a rear glass door that opens up (hiding away in the engine room), make this boat even more impressive.



Racy lines harmoniously design the profile of this yacht which encloses all the elegance of Riva style in her 28 metres, whilst the large windows of the upper deck guarantee as much light as possible.

Inside this luxury yacht the white is carried out in a variety of materials: leather for the sofa, blinds, and dining room table, high-gloss lacquer for the overhead, bleached oak for the salon deck, and pressed marble dust for the dining room sole. The joinery is primarily walnut, finished in a medium caramel hue with darker finished panels as accents.

The great innovation is the private entrance to the Owner cabin from the main deck. The Owner cabin features a walk-in wardrobe and vanity unit and is well-lit by two large, new windows fitted on either side.

Cigarette Racing 50' Vision GT concept, 2014 Miami Boat Show

Cigarette Racing 50′ Vision GT concept, 2014 Miami Boat Show

- Two legendary brands with legendary visions will unite once again -

Cigarette Racing and Mercedes-AMG have reunited at the Miami International Boat Show with two futuristic ideas, the AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept car and the 50’ Vision GT Concept boat.

Cigarette Racing Team collaborated with Mercedes-AMG and Polyphony Digital Inc. to create one-of-a-kind elements for the Cigarette Racing 50’ Vision GT Concept, including the Alubeam painted exterior and the custom matte black hull and accents.

Concept of a super sports car – the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo contains extreme proportions, sensual contours and intelligently implemented high technology blend to form a body that visually brings to life the breathtaking performance of the AMG V8 front-mid engine with 577 hp (430 kW) and 590 lb-ft of torque.

The boat has twin 1650hp Mercury Racing engines which make it more 300hp more powerful than the standard engines used in the 50’ Cigarette Marauder. Thanks to its lightweight construction, the 50-ft (15-m) long and 8-ft (2.4-m) wide boat is around 1,000-lb (453 kg) lighter than the Marauder and has an estimated top speed of more than 140 mph (225 km/h).