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Symmetry – the incredible 590ft floating palace

The world of luxurious super-yachts is about to witness a phenomenal addition to the ranks of floating palaces – the state-of-the-art 590 foot long bi-directional manoeuvrable concept yacht. Symmetry was debuted at the 2015 September Monaco Yacht Show and is the work of Norwegian custom designer Sander J. Sinot. Spanning across a total of 10,700 feet of space, it is intended to feature a home cinema, private SPA and an infinity pool alongside plenty of deck space.

symmetry yacht sinotAn unusual and attractive feature is the so-called Owner Exclusive Deck, which consists of a library, sky lounge, state room, office and outdoor area with plenty of space for relaxation. The interior is beautifully designed and boasts contemporary minimalistic and architecturally clean aesthetics that make the most of the available space and light. A total of six decks display an array of features for the ultimate in luxurious cruising and are named according to the theme and feature they exhibit.

symmetry yacht sinotThe Beach Deck features a stunning beach lounge with a bar, jacuzzi and seawater pool. The Guest Deck boasts ample guest accommodation with en-suit bathrooms and large balconies as well as another mid-ship pool with a glass bottom. The Hotel Deck holds the entertainment portion of the mega-yacht with lounges, bars, garden, gym, dining areas and an exterior pool. The Wheelhouse Deck exhibits dual steering arrangements, which allow for bi-directional manoeuvrability.

symmetry yacht sinotOther on-board features include a children’s play room, library, office and spacious outdoor deck wit lounges. The entire design of Symmetry is defined by the new and revolutionary layout that is symmetrically stemming from the centre rather than the popular linear set-up.

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symmetry yacht sinotThe design provides a beautiful synergy between innovative engineering, contemporary architecture, functionality and beautiful aesthetic. With a total capacity of 34 guests and 48 crew, Symmetry resembles a custom-designed private estate of unparalleled comfort and luxury. Initial price estimate is reported to be $4,650,000.

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Solarwave 62' yacht

The first solar powered yacht will cost £ 1.85 million

The Solarwave 62′ yacht is a concept that has been developed by a Turkish energy company for seven years. The project is nearing completion and is expected to be the first yacht to run entirely on the sun’s rays. A reported price tag of £1.47 million and £1.85 million) has been announced and so far the zero-emissions vessel has been attracting a lot of attention from sailing enthusiasts.

Solarwave 62' yachtIt measures 62ft in length and can reach a cruising speed of between seven and 13 knots. The model requires different handling than fuel based models and maintaining full speed for several hours is not recommended.

There are various features, including 3-5 cabins, retractable sky roof and an outdoor dining space and sun deck. A full open-plan kitchen and spacious seating area are included inside. Kitchen appliances and other electronics will be powered by the solar panels, so owners will need to be smart about their energy use.

Solarwave 62' yachtThe number of cabins will vary based on the buyer’s preference and the interior design is entirely customizable. Other features can be added or changed, so the overall value of the yacht can vary greatly.

Only the lightest materials have been used in order to optimize performance and improve solar power efficiency. The propeller produces no noise and can cruise at a more than decent speed.

Solarwave 62' yachtThe partnership between Turkish shipyard Nedship and Solarwave produced the design of a roof with a with a 15 kW photovoltaic array connected to 100 kWh batteries. This provides enough energy for the yacht’s needs to maintain optimum speed as well as power all on-board appliances.

Apart from the two e-motors, there is a standard emergency generator with possible upgrades from a 12 to a 20 kW, or even a 30 kW MME turbine generator. Furniture is built as part of the structure to save on weight and space, but is subject to customization.

Migaloo Private Submersible Yachts

The next billionaire madness – a portable island!

Superyachts are giving way to a new rising trend amongst the ultra-wealthy – a floating private island that could easily be moved anywhere in the world. For regular people it may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi novel, but the impressive technology is already a reality and attracting some serious interest from potential buyers all over the world.

Migaloo Private Submersible YachtsDesigns vary according to the buyer’s specifications and include anything – from spacious penthouse suites, flowing waterfalls, helipad to harbours for a superyachts. The whole concept of a portable island is extremely appealing to the rich as it eliminates the trouble of sailing from one resort to another as the structure allows to be moved anywhere the owner pleases. Poor weather and overcrowded beaches are no longer factors that can threaten a good vacation.

Migaloo Private Submersible YachtsWith an average height of 80 metres, the floating islands will provide spectacular 360-degree views of the pristine scenery and unparalleled privacy and tranquillity. An interior elevator will make all rooms accessible.

The complex itself will feature anything you can expect from a 5-star resort, including a gym, SPA, beauty and massage salons, swimming pools and tropical landscaping. Designed by renowned company Migaloo Private Submersible Yachts – the new project is expected to redefine the industry of luxury accommodation.

Migaloo Private Submersible YachtsKakomo Ailand – as is the name of the movable paradise – has been designed with both luxury and functionality in mind, allowing it to be used for a number of purposes: as a hotel, corporate getaway or casino. Room for personnel and crew members are factored in the structure, which also includes a helipad for easy access.

Living at sea has been gaining increasing popularity amongst the ultra-rich with superyachts being the ultimate craze and now, the concept of a movable island has really taken the maritime experience to the next level. As it is still at concept level, the company is yet to disclose a starting price, but given the parameters, it is expected to begin in the millions.

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Inside the most expensive superyachts for sale – Monaco Yacht Show

The exclusive Monaco Yacht Show offers a rare glimpse into the life of the super –rich and their outrageous lifestyle. 33,000 people will attend the 25th edition of the event in Monaco’s historic Port Hercule and marvel the custom-designed boats and yachts that easily reach prices in the region of £20 to 50 million.

Equipped with everything one might need for life at sea, some of the most spectacular features of the exhibited vessels include hot tubs, helipads and spacious en-suit staterooms. Walk-in wardrobes and even indoor lifts are amongst the luxuries that create a true floating oasis. Guests can soak all the warm tropical rays on wooden decks, decorated beautifully while being catered by a whole service crew, including a personal chef.

One of the jewels of the show is the Imagine from Amels with a cruising speed of 14 knots (16.1mph) and an asking price of £51 million. For that sum the buyer receives a 64.7-metre (215.6ft) motor yacht with a helipad, lift and hot tub, spacious decks and a jet-stream swimming pool. The yacht is also available for charter in the Mediterranean over the summer for £388,000 a week ($597,000).

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Another striking vessel is the Madsummer, which boasts a master suite and two double cabins and plenty of guest space. Offered by Moran Yacht & Ship, the asking price is £24.3million and there are plenty of amenities on-board – a 55.5-metre (182ft) hot tub and a large collection of water toys, including inflatable boats, personal watercraft, kayaks and dive equipment.


Although it doesn’t have the typical appearance of a superyacht, Steel benefits from an improved design that makes it versatile and fast. It can accommodate up to 12 guests and the interior is decorated with the regal glamour of 19th-century Europe. The vessel is suitable for icy waters and features a fitness room, a top deck with a hot tub and room for a small boat. Its asking price is £21.1 million.

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Russian billionaire splashes out on £292 million superyacht he designed himself

Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko is theproud owner of one of the world’s most expensive custom-made yachts for the hefty price of €400 million (£292 million/$450million). With eight decks, a glass observation area, measures a total space of 468 feet – it will require a crew of around 54 people.

The sailing enthusiasts will enjoy the stunning creation with his Serbian model wife Aleksandra, but the upkeep of the super-yacht won’t be an inconvenience for the businessman who’s currently ranked 97th in the Forbes World’s billionaires list.

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Weighing 14,224 tons, the ‘Sailing Yacht A’ boasts the latest technology and sailing engineering, including a high-tech digital control system operated via a touch sensitive sheet of black glass in the bridge. As confirmed by the billionaire’s spokesperson – “it truly pushes the boundaries in sailing technology”.

The impressive project saw the light of day in one of the largest shipyards in the world in Nobiskrug in Germany. Renowned company Magma Structures built the masts from carbon fibre. There are special booms to hold the enormous sails and the entire structures in itself is amongst the most highly loaded composite freestanding constructions in the world.

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A small room fits inside the main mast and the glass hull can withstand water pressure up to 393 feet (120m).

Andrey and his wife are known for frequently hosting A-list parties on their fleet of yachts, so the newest addition will fit nicely with their aquatic lifestyle. The eccentric businessman is known for his love for customizations, which includes a specially-built mirrored disco room for entertaining guests on one of his yachts.

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Described as a “man of exceptional vision”, Mr. Menichenko’s newest toy pushes the boundaries of design, creativity and technology to make a statement of wealth and style. A helicopter pad on the sixth deck, bomb proof glass and 40 CCTV cameras, rooms decorated with Baccarat crystal and mirrored surfaces complete the luxurious experience of the ‘Sailing Yacht A’.

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Mini Yellow Submarine by

Renowned yacht brokers Y.Co. have come up with an intriguing proposition for all lovers of the sea who seek a fast adrenaline rush and exciting adventures. The Yellow Submarine is a compact vessel, designed to operate and own a military-grade mini-submarine. yellow submarine Designed as the ultimate toy for wealthy buyers, the yellow submarine comes together with a luxurious yacht that operates as a platform for launch and recovery. Specifics of the submarine include submersion time of up to eight hours and at a depth of 160m, making it suitable for cave diving and exploration. Its ample space permits up to five people on board and the strategically placed windows allow for magnificent views of the underwater surroundings. yellow submarine Behind the manufacture of the vessel is respected submarine expert GSE Trieste with years of technical know-how and experience in constructing all-electric managed submerging devices. Build to high military standards, the Yellow Submarine is designed for adventure and offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience sensations that are usually reserved for marine explorers and scientists. yellow submarine It is remarkably spacious for its modest dimensions with compact seating area available that will fit up to 5 people. RINA-classified and compliant with U.S. Coast Guard regulations, the submarine can operate in US waters and meets all standards of engineering for a full-scale subversive vessel. yellow submarine The manned submersible comes in a bright yellow colour and a sleek round design that makes it extremely appealing. It is designed to be carried by and fitted on board of superyachts and can travel at a maximum speed of 6 knots. Apart from room for six people (including the pilot), there is also a fridge and on-board toilet.
A slow-revolution propeller is powered by a 16kW motor and four thrusters. There is a 96-hours of emergency supply of oxygen for the entire crew and the double-hull architecture provides sufficient resistance against weather and ocean currents. Price for the Yellow Submarine is only available on request on the website.

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The Sea Axe Shadow yacht

A new stylish genre of the superyacht – shadow yachts are the next best toy in the world of the ultra-wealthy. Boasting a whole array of new qualities – they bridge the gap between space and luxury to provide the ultimate vessel capable of accommodating large parties and offer multiple storage options without compromising the speed or quality of sailing.

Priced at €16 million, The Sea Axe, is the ultimate representative of the new and arising trend with its extraordinary design and superb execution down to the last detail. The vessel is commissioned by Damen – renowned builders of top superyachts in the Netherlands, whose name has become synonymous for luxury and comfort on the sailing scene.

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The new and improved hull shape design of the vessel leads to as much as 70 per cent less “vertical peak acceleration” and the yacht is able to maintain good speed in rough weather. The narrow beam contributes to its operational functionality and capacity. Surprisingly, despite its modest size (43m in length) the deck offers plenty of usable area. A remarkable feature as well as obvious benefit is the folding hydraulic crane with a capacity of eight tons. The spacious deck is also suitable for a helipad that can easily host a five-seater helicopter.

Two decks of accommodation provide space for a crew of up to 10 people divided among six cabins. Additionally, there is a laundry room, galley, storage space, fridge and freezer. This makes The Sea Axe a reliable support vessel as it provides all necessary elements to make the lives of the personnel easier in terms of tending to their employers on board of the superyacht without getting in the way of all the fun.

With the rise in popularity of superyachts it is becoming more and more apparent that shadow yachts are a necessity if one wants to maintain a high standard of comfort and luxury at sea. In those aspects The Sea Axe delivers uncompromising quality.

Benetti Superyacht "I Dynasty"

Benetti Superyacht I Dynasty for sale

Designed and marketed by the renowned Italian yacht builder Benetti in 2008, the I Dynasty is a stunning 59.30 metre motor yacht with impressive naval architecture and exterior design. The model is the result of the creative collaboration of Stefano Natucci and Studio Massari.

All decks are accessible via a state-of-the-art and beautifully-decorated. There is a large Jacuzzi and a discreetly installed barbecue grill together with a spacious dining table for large parties on the main sundeck. Additionally, the convenient heli-pad doubles as another sun bathing area for added pleasure and comfort. Ample side screens provide privacy, as well as shelter from the elements.

Benetti Dynasty

The main deck benefits from additional seating space as well as a stairwell that leads down to the swim platform for easy access to the water. A well-equipped galley on-board provides the chef with everything for maintaining the highest culinary standards, including a spacious walk-in fridge and freezer room.

Crew and captain are accommodated in eight cabins and a crew’s mess area provides plenty of space for relaxation in comfort.

The wheelhouse and radio room are equipped with the latest in navigation and communication technology, ensuring the highest standards of safety are achieved and maintained. A state-of-the-art audio video system allows for easy control of lights, curtain and blinds, air conditioning and heating.

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The master suit is located on the main deck and boasts a king-size bed, built-in closets and spacious en-suit bathrooms – one with a jacuzzi and another with a Turkish steam room. A spacious dressing room and adjoining study are among the other luxuries.  The VIP cabin is located on the upper deck and features panoramic views thanks to the ample windows. The suit consists of separate seating area, walk in dressing room, en suite bathroom and a king-size bed.

Asking price for the Dynasty is 36 000 000 €.

Allures 45

Williams & Smithells Allures 45 yacht

The international yacht brokerage and new yachts agent for Allures Yachting yachts- Williams & Smithells – announced the debut of the Allures 45 lifting-keel blue water cruising yacht at the 2012 PSP Southampton Boat Show. This model, albeit a few years old, continues to impress with style, design and engineering as it remains one of the finest long-distance sailing yachts released in recent years.

Allures 45 - Williams Smithells

The changes to the shape, design and materials used were all made with the thought of high performance and seaworthiness in mind. The powerful hull lines and sturdy aluminium hull make it safer than most yachts of its calibre while adding a touch of elegance. The cabins stand out with the functional distribution and use of the available space, providing plenty of storage and accommodation for life at sea. The large water and fuel capacity attest to the yacht’s mission of providing excellent quality of life on board at lengthy periods of time.

Allures 45

The corpus is highly resistant to impacts while remaining light and easy to manoeuvre. Its construction is enhanced by the extensive use of aluminium, which permits maximum safety and speed.

The accommodation is generous for a yacht of such proportions with plenty of space, generous headroom and practical storage solutions. An intuitive steering system is the latest in technology and optimises performance by providing exceptional responsiveness to the helm. The combination of power and precision puts the Allures 45 in a class of its own.

Allures 45Available in three standard versions, each model allows for more customizations to fully meet the customer’s requirements and sailing needs. All models are characterized by lower fuel consumption and exceptional speed, high resistance to corrosion and impact, and ample proportions for a supreme sailing experience.

Retailing for £299,950, the Allures 45 is a luxurious yacht that is reliable, fast and easily adaptable.


The 2008 127′ (38.71M) OCEANLINE BLUE MAMBA

The 38.71m motor yacht built by the prestigious brand Oceanline was launched in 2008. The naval architecture was created by Frank Mulder and the interior styling by Art-Line and Bureau Veritas. With plenty of space and modern, luxurious ambiance – the vessel can accommodate up to 12 guests in a 1 master, 1 VIP, 2 double and 2 twin cabins.


On the technical front the yacht is powered by MTU engines that allow it to reach a cruising speed of 14 knots and get to a top speed of 28 knots. Speed and manoeuvre are the key elements that put the 2008 127′ in a league of its own – small enough to be easily maneuverable, but large enough to provide plenty of space and comfort spots for high-profile individuals.


Fuel capacity is 25,200 litres and fuel consumption ranges from 1000lhr in maximum speed to 380l/hr in cruise speed. It is one of the finest models released by Oceanline – a motorboat that is versatile and elegant with a modern interior for fast getaways. The layout is minimalistic and contemporary with a clean, cut feel. Essentials are kept to a bare minimum, but that doesn’t interfere with the level of sophistication and luxury displayed throughout.


Quality materials like Oak Parquet wooden flooring on the main deck and Alcantara on the ceiling complement the Roche Bobois Leather sofas, coffee tables and poufs. A key feature of the motorboat is the brilliant incorporation of natural light into the interior thanks to large side windows on the deck and large portholes in all cabins and bathrooms below deck.


The yacht is equipped with a state-of-the-art audiovisual system including surround sound in all rooms. There is a dedicated TV lounge and air conditioning with reverse cycle heating. The guest rooms feature rare blue Argentine marble and Italian Mosaiques in the private bathrooms. Large sofas in the salon, leather chairs and quality wooden coffee tables complete the luxurious and classy ambiance of the model.