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Press

VSY On Ecological Intelligence In The Superyacht Market

Ecological intelligence is part of VSY’s DNA, and with this they are developing new industrial models which address not only the carbon footprint, but the water footprint placed on the ocean by the yachting community.

Improving sustainability is part of the Yachting 2.0 programme underway in VSY, in collaboration with world universities to cover everything from the construction to the ethical scrapping of superyachts.

This programme is already underway in the construction with Duchess of Tuscany; however, for more information on a greener future for the yachting community, watch the above video.

Fincantieri Yachts On Moving Forward Into 2015

Joining us at the 2015 Top 100 Largest Yachts in the World Forecast launch, Marco Mazzu, Head of Origination Strategies & Market Development at Fincantieri Yachts, gave us an insight into the construction process behind the creation of Ocean Victory and how the Italian yard is evolving to build bigger and better yachts.

With more construction advancements in the ways of glass facades and steps forward in terms of design, Fincantieri has a list of world-class concepts and projects which they hope to bring forward into the Top 100 in the future - such as the stunning Fortissimo, created in collaboration with Ken Freivokh.

For more information on the amazing work that is underway at the Fincantieri Yachts shipyard and Marco Mazzu’s view on the Top 100 itself, watch the above video. 

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Peter Lurssen On Two New Top 100 Projects

Taking place at the launch of the Top 100 2015 Forecast, Peter Lurssen returned to the interview chair to highlight the upcoming launch of both the 125m motor yacht Tatiana, and the 91m Orchid.

As of yet, the only details known to us are the name and size of both projects; however given Lurssen’s track record of launching stunning yachts, we can expect two fantastic new entrants into the Top 100 once they reach the water.

For more information about the projects underway at the yard, watch the above video or click here to take a look at the full 2015 Top 100 Forecast.

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Oceanco Discuss Revolutionary Design At The Top 100

Shortly after the announcement that Dr. Mohammed Al Barwani had acquired the Proteksan Turquoise yard in Turkey, we sat down to focus on his new facilities under construction in the Netherlands as well as the two new sailing yachts which will find their way to the water in 2015.

While all matters of yacht construction naturally remain confidential, watch the above video for an insight into what Oceanco is presenting in 2015 and the revolutions underway in the yard. 

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Peter Lürssen On Two New Top 100 Projects

Taking place at the launch of the Top 100 2015 Forecast, Peter Lürssen returned to the interview chair to highlight the upcoming launch of both the 125m motor yacht Tatiana, and the 91m Orchid.

As of yet, the only details known to us are the name and size of both projects; however given Lürssen’s track record of launching stunning yachts, we can expect two fantastic new entrants into the Top 100 once they reach the water.

For more information about the projects underway at the yard, watch the above video or click here to take a look at the full 2015 Top 100 Forecast.

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  • Peter Lürssen On Two New Top 100 Projects
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Andrew Winch On His Portfolio Of Top 100 Yachts

With a plethora of designs on the board and a series of ground-breaking yachts inside and out of the Top 100 both on the water and under construction, Andrew Winch was the central designer within the Top 100 Forecast Event who provided global press with an insight into both cutting-edge design and oceanographic conservation.

For a closer look at the work underway in the Andrew Winch Designs studio and the work being done to protect the waters of the world, watch the above video.

Feadship Discuss Revolutionary Projects Launching In 2015

Six projects are currently scheduled to launch in Feadship, and while they may be launching their largest project to date, this fully custom superyacht builder is also producing some of the finest yachts in the world: from the new hybrid yacht set to launch alongside 45 metre yachts with revolutionary aspects which are changing the way owners live and cruise on the water.

“The Hybrid boat is using a lot of queues from Venus,” explains Henk. “The power is generated by a big commercial engine [...] there is an electric motor behind it [...] The underbody of the boat is quite different, it’s like a sailboat […] there is also a big room filled with batteries [...] so you can drive the boat silently under battery for several hours.”

With an ecologically responsible theme running throughout the Top 100, Feadship are making leaps and bounds in the motor yacht construction sector and bringing projects which have historically been unsustainable, to higher and higher standards in terms of ecologically friendly design and operation in true timeless style.

An uncut interview with Henk de Vries, which covers the projects discussed above in greater detail, will be released on Superyachts.com soon.

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Editors Comments: Week Ending 16/01/2015

It’s taken time and dedication to create the Superyachts.com Top 100 Press Workshop and Forecast Launch - in association with Y.CO - but the very fact that this list illustrates how far the industry has come which makes it so worth while.

The two driving factors behind what took place this week include the ability to share the achievements of the superyacht industry with the press, and the desire to celebrate, and recognize, the work that it takes to create these yachts.

The superyacht community has come a very long way since the 1920s, or what’s commonly referred to as the ‘bygone era of luxury yachting’ - where the Onassis’ of the world turned heads in a port with the rarely seen sight of an old school Feadship or a Lurssen.

However today is a very different story. The high-net-worths of the world, combined with the minds and hands behind each project in the global superyacht fleet, have made what was once a tiny fleet of special yachts, an armada of stunning cutting-edge luxury yachts which are evolving faster than ever.

The Top 100 is, as previously mentioned, a celebration of this; and we would like to thank each and every individual who supported us in building the event to its current standing, every industry member who hosted workshops, the press who attended, the guests who joined us across the evening to enforce just how special this industry is and what it can do.

I would also like to provide a personal thank you to BLUE, a team who are doing truly vital work in order to sustain the world’s oceans. An effort which everyone inside and out of this industry can agree is of paramount importance.

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Y.CO On The Top 100 & Giving Something Back

“It’s the first event in the calendar year in superyachting and it’s mainly to look at what’s happened in 2014, the new launches and the new members of the Top 100 in terms of yachts,” explains Charlie Birkett, “but it’s also to look forward into 2015 and 2016 and what we might expect in terms of new launches.”

“It’s really a weather vane of how our industry is doing,” adds Gary Wright. “You can tell by the players who attend, it’s not easy to get everyone together in January but I think we can see pretty much everyone notable in the industry here today.”

Championing BLUE - a foundation which is working tirelessly to protect the worlds oceans - both Y.CO and Superyachts.com hosted the Top 100 with the underlying message of conserving the oceans on which the industry so heavily relies.

Watch the above video for more information on the initiatives in place within Y.CO and in conjunction with BLUE. 

Superyachts.com & Y.CO Launch Top 100 2015 Forecast

There was a time when a yacht of 50 metres would have been held in high regard in the Top 100; however, the global superyacht fleet has evolved rapidly over the last twenty years. With larger and larger yachts leaving shipyards every year, new entrants into the Top 100 have consistently furthered the progression of the large yacht market.

The superyacht industry truly is one-of-a-kind, and the Top 100 was born out of the desire to celebrate the creation of the largest yachts in the world. Held in the centre of London, Superyachts.com and Y.CO joined forces to build the definitive industry event in 2013 and today host an annual Press Day and Evening Meet which is attended by the most influential names in the global superyacht industry, revered media houses and high-net-worths from across the world.

With the 180m superyacht Azzam - the largest yacht in the world built by Lürssen Yachts - reaching the water in 2013, the Top 100 Largest Yachts in the World rankings have changed significantly over the last three years alone.

In 2014, the world saw the launch of the 140m Ocean Victory from Italian yacht builder Fincantieri, the largest of six other yachts entering the Top 100 last year. These six vessels were the 104m Quantum Blue - which hit the water outside of the Lürssen Yachts’ facilities in Germany - while the 101m V853 made its way out of the Kusch shipyard in front of the 95m Lürssen-built Kismet, two yachts from Oceanco in the shape of the 91m Equanimity, the 88.5m Y710 and the Abeking & Rasmussen 82m Kibo.

With seven yachts in a prediction of eight making it to the water in 2014 and increasing the average size within the Top 100 all together, the 2015 predictions are no less ground-breaking.

In 2015, Superyachts.com is predicting that a further eleven superyachts will enter the Top 100 and change the face of the largest yacht rankings; the largest of which is a 140m+ superyacht set to launch from Nobiskrug in Germany later this year. While details surrounding future launches are of extreme confidentiality, this yacht - which is confirmed to be over 140 metres - will act as a flagship for ten other vessels across the year.

Lürssen Yachts will be launching two vessels next year, which include the 125m motor yachts Tatiana and the 91m Orchid. This revered family-run yard in Germany is renowned for the creation of the world’s largest yacht as well as an extensive heritage fleet of incredible motor yachts which confirm the yard as part of the yacht builder’s elite.

Klevan Yachts in Norway has also announced the upcoming launch of the 107m motor yacht Ulysses. Klevan Yachts is a yard known for the design and construction of explorer vessels - yachts capable of travelling great distances and traversing through rough climates in complete comfort and stability.

Oceanco will also be launching two yachts next year on top of a very successful 2014. Largest of this launch list will be the 105m Project Solar, a revolutionary sailing yacht which harnesses solar power through three Dyna Rig Sails and is set to become the largest yacht ever launched in the Netherlands. The second launch on the list from Oceanco is another sailing yacht created with the consultation of sailing yacht experts Vitters, a project under the name of Y711 which is rapidly progressing toward completion.

The record for largest yacht ever launched in the Netherlands was set in 2014 by Feadship after the launch of the 99m Madame Gu; however the shipyard will be launching a 101 metre superyacht in 2015 which will be joined by two other vessels: the 92m Feadship 1005 and 83.50m Feadship 686 this year.

While The Netherlands will be producing a lot of exciting projects in 2015, Italian builder Benetti is set to launch their largest yacht to date in the form of the 90m FB 262 superyacht.

Abeking & Rasmussen is also set to launch an 81.80m motor yacht from their facilities in Germany after the successful launch of the 81.8m Kibo and in 2014 and the 82.3m Secret in 2013.

This year is another ground-breaking period for the superyacht industry, with each project leading the evolution of large yacht building via cutting-edge technology, new build techniques and the advancements of ecological ethics.

Working in conjunction with Blue Marine Foundation, Superyachts.com and Y.CO are enforcing the ecological ethics the industry is already building on. While technologies are becoming cleaner and greener, initiatives like the Blue Marine Foundation are rallying the industry to give something back to the oceans on which the superyacht community relies.

Protecting the oceans is becoming a paramount importance, and the team behind the Blue Marine Foundation is dedicated to bringing the 2% of current protected waters up to 10% by 2020 with the help of the superyacht industry.

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