As Power & Motoryacht’s annual list of the largest yachts in the world has evolved over the years, one thing has stayed the same: These yachts are the very elite members of a very exclusive club, and the latest additions to the list exhibit feats of naval architecture, engineering, and stylish design that astound the eye and boggle the mind. Take a look at this year’s PMY 100 to see what’s new, and also remember what the list looked like in years past.
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The French authorities have issued a report on the sinking of the megayacht Yogi. Capt. Bill Pike has analyzed its findings and come to some troubling conclusions. Read his article on his investigation and the report here.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Riva 122 Mythos.
Prometheus may have been the fire bringer and Hercules may have slain the Nemean lion and turned it into a fancy hat, but here’s something those mythic heroes never did: Build a 122-foot planing megayacht out of aluminum. That’s exactly the formidable task the mortals at Riva are now undertaking, with their upcoming launch, Mythos. The yacht will be the new flagship of this iconic Ferretti brand, and should well live up to her ambitious name.
Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Trinity 120. The 120 looks to be a fine vessel with all the characteristics of a top-notch launch. First and foremost, the 120 will have a striking and contemporary look to her, thanks to the lines provided by exterior designer Geoff van Aller.
Guests who enjoy an attentive crew, mouthwatering meals, and a bevy of watersports should jump right in and cheer for a charter on this renewed boat with the latest amenities.
With four guest staterooms belowdecks and a main-deck master, the Benetti Delfino 93 Ocean Drive offered a strong starting point for her owner. But it was the semi-custom nature of the build and the technological advances available that really sold them.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Vicem Vulcan 46M megayacht. The 46M was built in Vicem’s eco-conscious factory in Antalya, Turkey, using composite materials and resin-infused-sandwich techniques. This construction process lends the boat a high strength-to-weight ratio that helps her remain relatively fuel efficient, light, and fast while also being stout enough to handle rough seas.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Ocean Alexander 112 trideck megayacht.
The doomed process of chasing the immensely wealthy. It’s fall and with it comes the annual migration of whales along the coasts of places like Ft. Lauderdale and Monaco. Not to be confused with the blue and gray whales off California or the humpback and finback whales of New England, these whales are harder to spot and sometimes never really sighted by anyone.
Star architecture comes to the world of yacht design with eye opening results.
Look at South Florida from an altogether different vantage point with Kevin Koenig as he checks out the new Horizon CC105 Explorer.
Considering what you could buy, building a world-class megayacht becomes more obviously an act of dedication and passion for spending time on the water. Herewith we present some other options—fewer headaches not guaranteed!
The boating industry was stunned when Yogi—a virtually brand-new, $39 million megayacht—sank in the Aegean Sea. The incident raised questions. Lots of them.