Our 30 Seconds On Board video series dives into the world’s coolest superyachts for a whistle-stop tour of their interiors, revealing hidden secrets and star features…
30 Seconds on Board: The World’s Coolest Yacht Videos
Delivered last year, the 55 metre Full displacement Heesen superyacht Vida features naval architecture by Van Oossanen Naval Architects and exterior styling by Omega Architects. Interior styling meanwhile has been penned by Francesco Paszkowski and Margherita Casprini, with Be Design Associates from Florida. The interior is decorated in natural materials along with a soft and warm colour palette and has accommodation for a total of 12 guests on the lower deck. Vida now acts as mothership to the owner’s fleet of sportfish yachts, carrying extra fuel for the smaller vessels.
Here Comes the Sun
Recently sold, this 83 metre Amels superyacht Here Comes the Sun was delivered in 2017 as the first in the yard’s Limited Editions 272 series. Key features include an Andrew Winch-designed interior, on-board cinema and cavernous 2,827 gross tonne interior. BOAT stepped on board during the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
BOAT jumped on board the 48.53-metre explorer yacht T6 at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. With an extraordinary range of 11,000 nautical miles, T6 has a dedicated helicopter hangar for the yacht's Airbus AS350 B3 helicopter, with fuel storage and a massive tender garage.
Delivered last year, Tankoa's 72 metre superyacht Solo debuted at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show. Designed by Francesco Paszkowski, with interior design by Margherita Casprini, Solo's key features include a glass-walled gym, spacious skylounge/ piano bar and fold out terrace balconies to bring the outside in. Accommodation is for 12 guests split across six cabins, including an owner's deck, VIP suite and four doubles.
The famed 53.6 metre explorer yacht Itasca was originally built in 1961 by Dutch yard J&K Smit as one of four oceangoing salvage tugs, of which it is the only survivor. After being converted into a superyacht in 1973, Itasca has circumnavigated the world three times. Accommodation on board is for a total of 10 guests in five cabins. The yacht also features a helicopter pad, complete with a refuelling system.
Owned by American chemical engineer and biologist Dr Jonathan Rothberg, it isn’t hard to understand where Gene Machine got her name. Key on board features include a Finding Nemo-themed beach club and a laboratory, which Rothberg installed for his daughter’s use. A model from Amels’s successful Limited Editions 180 series, Gene Machine features exterior design by Tim Heywood and interior design by Enzo Ensea. Accommodation on board is for a total of 14 guests and 16 crew.
Flagship of Princess's S-class, the 24.6 metre S78 can reach a top speed of 39 knots and accommodates a total of eight guests in four ensuite cabins. A further aft cabin accommodates a maximum crew of three.