May 31, 2010
The extravagant 122 foot super yacht from Strand Craft features; an Art Deco design, four large double staterooms, heads, reception, salon, and crew cabins. It is powered by two MTU 16V4000 engines at 4610HP and an optional 51000HP booster engine–equaling 14,000 horsepower! This stream lined ship can surpass speeds of 50 knots. The most unique part about this ship is that it comes with a handcrafted supercar (that has 880HP V12 twin turbo engine) and a garage to house it in the stern of the ship. Click here to see the rest of the images.
March 7, 2009
The Poseidon 180 is a truly unique yacht. Its most striking feature is its enormous glass dome which houses several decks inside. The yacht contains eight private rooms which grant their residents a full ocean view. With its glass dome and curved balconies, the entire design has a very sleek and modern feel to it. At 180 feet and capable of reaching speeds of 40 knots, the yacht will cost about $50 million but is still just a design at this point in time. [via] See more rendered images.
February 25, 2009
This amazing vehicle is actually a motoryacht concept christened “The Eden” and has been designed by Daniel Hahn. This beauty is 21 meters long and is powered by a 1250 horsepower inboard engines. Usage of fiber ensured light weight whereas wood was also used to give a classic look. With luxurious interiors and a speed of 40 knots this is a definitely a yacht to look out for. See more images.
January 26, 2009
The 23 foot Silvestris Sports Cabriolet is made of aluminum, and comes in 3 engine options; the fastest being the Silvestris 8.1L V8 made by Bones Marine. The interior features sea-water resistant leather, and classic sports car gauges. These boats from the Netherlands literally fly out of the water! See them in the image gallery.
November 12, 2008
The Phoenix 1000 from US Submarines is an amazing 65-meter personal luxury submarine. Think of it as an underwater yacht that has 5000 square feet, and can travel at 16 knots. The Phoenix 1000 features large acrylic viewports and could be yours for $78 million. See the image gallery.
October 24, 2008
There has been a lot of exotic boats on this site, but this is the first one that is remote control. Its a 1:10 scale hydroplane boat modeled after the Ferrari Arno XI. In 1953 the Ferrari Arno XI set a world 800kg-class speed record of 150.49 mph. Surprisingly this little guy can do 20 mph which scaled up would be way faster than the real thing. You can get the the remote controlled Ferrari Arno XI hydroplane for $2,000 while the real thing is priceless. Another view.
October 14, 2008
The Sunrise 45m meter is a long-range displacement megayacht capable of accommodating up to 11 guests in high-level comfort. The inside is being designed for the uppermost beauty and elegance by Franck Darnet Design. The late Paolo Scanu had his hand in deginging the hull, engines, and tanks to achieve trans-Pacific distances, or summer coastal cruising without refueling. This long-range luxury cruiser will be available for delivery May 2009 for $21,500,000. See more images.
September 30, 2008
With the C-Quester 3 Submarine from U-Boat Worx you can explore the ocean up to 100m. The best part is that you can take 2 – 3 of your friends along with you! The C-Quester 3 can operate for 6 hours, and allow you to survive under the ocean for 96 hours. They will be made available at the end of 2008, price is unknown. See the image gallery.
August 27, 2008
Swedish designer Bo Zolland came up with this mock-up of a boat inspired by a 1963 Corvette Stingray. The boat features seating for 5, it could have 550hp, and would be expected to have a top speed of 55-70 Knots. Zolland is a designer for Strand-Craft, so if you really want one they can make you a one-off from this design. See more rendered pictures.
June 10, 2008
The XSR48 from XS Marine Group is dubbed the the world’s fastest production diesel powered boat. Powered by two bi-turbo diesel engines, the 2000hp monster is capable of speeds exceeding 100mph. The XSR48 features a ZF two-speed gearbox, a ZF Trimax surface-drive propulsion system, and STAB stabilization. The interior of the boat is very modern and is filled with luxuries like flat panel TVs. There is no word on the price, but you can charter it starting at €10,000 per day. Read the rest of this entry »