Some modern super-yachts used to look differently and perform basically military missions. They served interests of their native country and its people. Many Soviet yachts became the property of foreign buyers in the 1990s who bought them quite cheaply. Continue reading »
Explore the vast depths of scientific innovation and exploration. At Worth Avenue Yachts, we are beyond excited to introduce NEMO. No, not the Disney character, the submarine. Designed by Officina Amare Design, the 60-foot catamaran AQUANAUT catamaran offers its very own miniature submarine. Continue reading »
It’s called the STAR. It’s not an extra terrestrial ship or Poseidon’s vacation boat or an iceberg. It’s a civilian vessel built for the .000001%. It costs $500 Million. It doesn’t fly or sink, just floats and get’s you from point A to B. Continue reading »
The Eclipse, reported to be the largest private yacht in the world, is viewed docked at a pier in New York on February 19, 2013 in New York City. The boat, which measures 557ft in length and is estimated to cost 1.5 billion US dollars, is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and arrived into New York on Wednesday. Photos by Spencer Platt.
Eclipse is a luxury motor yacht constructed by Blohm + Voss in Hamburg, Germany. Its exterior and interior were designed by Terence Disdale Design and its naval architect was Francis Design. The yacht was delivered to Russian businessman Roman Abramovich on 9 December 2010. At 163.5 metres (536 ft) long, Eclipse is the world’s largest private yacht, 0.5 metres (1 ft 8 in) longer than the Dubai, which belongs to Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai. The yacht’s cost has been estimated at €340 million (approx. US$475M as of September 2011), but a September 2009 report indicated that final costs could approach €800 million (US$1.12B). Continue reading »
Steve Jobs’s yacht was has been unveiled in a Dutch shipyard, where the unusual boat designed by Jobs and famed minimalist designer Philippe Starck was christened “Venus”, after the Roman goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory.
According to Dutch website OneMoreThing, the finished ship was launched at shipbuilder Koninklijke De Vries in Aalsmeer in the Netherlands. Jobs’s widow Laurene and three of their children, Reed, Aaron and Eve, were at the ceremony. Continue reading »
The capacity for guests is a total of 9, while 5 crew members can also cruise along. The guests enjoy modern suites, while lending a premium one as the master suite for the owner. The amenities are state of the art, and ergonomics focuses on high quality fabrication, and maximum use of the given space. Continue reading »
Coined as the world’s “first true amphibious coach” the Terra Wind RV has been created by Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International LLC (C.A.M.I.) owners John and Julie Giljam. Continue reading »
The uncompromisingly designed yacht, built by international leading experts, symbolises a dream come true. CODE-X unites radical purism, the optimal benefit of renewable energy and the sheer power of a racing machine in one boat. A flexible solar hybrid propulsion system enables both quiet, environmentally friendly cruising in ports and coastal areas as well as the pleasure of high speeds on open waters! Swiss made!