Often considered the yachting world’s most prestigious event, the Monaco Yacht Show this year presents superyachts and megayachts measuring 22 to 95 metres. Taking place in emblematic Port Hercule, this exclusive boat show dedicated to superyacht end-users brings together the world’s best shipyards and the major players in the yachting industry. Enthusiasts looking to buy or change a yacht, take note: all styles are on display, from motorboats(average size 49m) to catamarans... including no less than 37 world premieres!
By Milena Radoman
95-metre long Kismet—meaning destiny in Arabic—is the largest yacht at MYS 2021. Designed by Espen Oeino (exterior) and Reymond Langton (interior), built by shipbuilders Lürssen (2014), winner of a World Superyacht Award in the year of her launch. Kismet is perfectly equipped for private cruising. Lounges and dining areas on 3 different decks, including the sun deck, which itself has a swimming pool with integrated Jacuzzi, a fully equipped barbecue, library, nightclub, and cinema room... American broker Moran Yacht & Ship are showing the megayacht with an asking price of 169 million euros!
The largest yacht ever built by Italian shipyard Rossinavi lives up to its name. Polaris is equipped with a dynamic anchoring system that allows her to set up shop wherever needed, from the warm waters of the Caribbean to the sub-zero Arctic. Originally known as Project King Shark, this 70m exploration vessel has sleek, elegant lines and an atmosphere that Rossinavi describes as “luxurious and distinctive, but cosy and welcoming”. Polaris can accommodate up to 12 people in 6 generous cabins, as well as 17 crew members. Her many amenities include a soundproof cinema on the main deck, a 20-foot infinity pool, and a wellness centre...
This spectacular 44m yacht features the latest in yacht technology. Path offers an extensive owner’s suite with a full-size carbon fibre bathtub and a 2.7m video wall in terms of equipment... Solar panels sit on the roof and the cockpit enclosure...
Le Yacht de Rafaël Nadal
Le Yacht de Rafaël Nadal
Visitors to the Monaco Yacht Show can also admire Rafael Nadal’s 80 Sunreef Power Great White. Recently recognised as Best Cat by Robb Report magazine, Great White is a custom-built motor yacht that combines extreme comfort and exceptional seaworthiness. The Great White features a rear garage, a private balcony in the owner’s suite and large relaxation areas on the flybridge.
This 2021 megayacht from Dutch shipyard Feadship is an impressive 94m-long construction! Her hybrid propulsion system allows her to travel at 12 knots on diesel-electric power. Its prominent feature is the giant glass construction designed by Feadship Studio De Voogt and Azure. The yacht interior’s open beach house style (Peter Marino Architect) can accommodate a crew of 18 and 14 guests. For the record, this gigantic superyacht had to navigate narrow Dutch canals to leave her shipyard, guided by tugs...
Turkish company Bilgin decided to enter the 70-metre plus megayacht market with Tatiana and join the Dutch and German leaders in the sector. This 80-metre boat, the first in a series of 3 superyachts to be delivered, is equipped with a selective catalytic system to treat nitrogen oxide emissions—a unique exhaust system providing “100% clean air”, according to its builder Bilgin Yachts. With a cruising speed is 12 knots, Tatiana can reach a top speed of 19 knots with the help of her powerful 2,560kW engine. Designed by H2 Yacht Design, her interior can accommodate 12 guests in 8 cabins and a crew of 26.
The Majesty 175 is billed as the world’s largest production composite superyacht: 55-metre length, 9.6-metre beam, gross tonnage 780 tonnes. A flagship superyacht by Gulf Craft, one of the leading shipyards in the world. With her effortless shallow-draft sailing capability, she provides easy access to beaches—a key criterion for many marine life enthusiasts. The Majesty 175’s exterior and interior design is by award-winning Italian design studio Cristiano Gatto, and the naval architecture is by Yankee Delta’s Massimo Gregori.
le Yacht by Lalique
The Monaco Yacht Show offers the opportunity to discover superyacht projects. The Yacht by Lalique is among the most emblematic: Eco-designed and eco-responsible, this 70.50 m yacht (Chantier Naval Océa, La Maison Meftah, and the Lalique® Interior Design Studio) produces the energy it needs by favouring renewable energy sources, using bio-sourced materials where regulatorily possible, and circular economy.