Bugatti and superyacht builder Palmer Johnson have teamed up to launch a yacht named Niniette. The carbon fiber sport yacht is going to be available in three configurations, ranging in sizes from 12.8 meters to 26.8 meters. Bugatti says the yacht’s proportions harken back to the company’s Type 41 Royale model. The iconic dual-tone colour…

180m Azzam, the largest superyacht in the world, is currently moored at Khalifa Port in the Persian Gulf. Khalifa Port is Abu Dhabi Ports’ flagship, which accommodates the largest vessels in the world. Also it handles all of the emirate’s container traffic. Motor yacht Azzam is believed to be built for Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed…

344-foot Acquaintance has been introduced by the Dutch yacht builder Oceanco, in partnership with designer Philippe Briand and his London-based Vitruvius Yachts brand at the Monaco Yacht Show. Acquaintance is able to accommodate up to 24 guests in a selection of 10 cabins on the deck including 2 VIP suites. Her concept is a perfect…

Doha 13 November 2015 – The Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, paid a surprise visit to the third edition of the Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) on Tuesday 12th November. Kuwait is being represented at QIBS this year by three of the country’s companies – Gulf Master Boats, Sea…

Doha 14 November 2015 – The third edition of the Qatar International Boat Show has seen a massive increase in the number of exhibitors from Qatar, as local companies are discovering the benefits of exhibiting at their own home-grown maritime show. Albadi Trading, Al Dar Marine, Alfardan Marine Services, Al Kashat, Al Mana Fashion –…

The 170 Merideon has been designed by Focus Yacht Design and combines classic yacht style with modern technologies and an advanced interior. The leaner and longer arrangement of 499 gross tons will provide for more efficient hull for higher speed as well as better fuel economy. Focus has been put on the use of extra…

Maltese Falcon Launched in 2006 by Perini Navi and making use of their sail control system, Maltese Falcon has unrivalled performance combined with unmatched safety and maneuverability. The yacht is able to accommodate twelve guests in five lower deck staterooms and one upper deck passage cabin with a private cockpit. The interior of the Maltese…