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Must-read yacht reports of 2020

17 December 2020By Olivia Michel

With 2020 coming to a close, we round up the year with a collection of BOAT International’s top yacht reports of 2020. From covering this year’s highly anticipated new-build launches to detailing the most remarkable refits, there’s plenty of reading material to keep you occupied over your Christmas holidays, whether you’re celebrating at home or on your superyacht…

Ragnar courtesy of Tom Van Oossanen.

Ragnar: On board the explorer superyacht

A cool conversion from a commercial vessel, Viking-inspired superyacht Ragnar is now a 68.2 metre explorer with interiors befitting of a luxury superyacht. BOAT International steps on board the ice breaking boat to have a look at her refit work.

READ RAGNAR

Video: Inside Amadea the 106m Lürssen superyacht

The brief for the 106 metre Amadea was to create “one of the most detailed vessels ever built”. Discover how Lürssen delivered on that promise in just 31 months.

READ AMADEA
Life Saga courtesy of Giuliano Sargentini.

Life Saga: On board the 65 metre Admiral superyacht

Newly delivered by Admiral in 2019, the 65-metre Life Saga joins her owner's fleet alongsidethe original 42.4-metre Life Saga, a 47.5-metre support vessel Mystere Shadow and a 20-metre custom-built Maori motor yacht that he drives himself.

READ LIFE SAGA
Haze

Inside the design journey of the in-build Extra 86 superyacht Haze

BOAT International takes a look around the newly delivered Extra 86 superyacht, Haze.

READ HAZE
Olivia O
Image courtesy of Guillaume Plisson

Olivia O: Ulstein Verft's 88 metre Espen Øino-designed explorer yacht

Rugged explorer yacht Olivia O is Ulstein Verft's first foray into the superyachting world. Espen Øino explains how he helped refine her features.

READ OLIVIA O
Luminosity
Burgess/Nico Fulciniti

Luminosity: On board the 108 metre Benetti superyacht

The newly finished 108 metre Luminosity joins a crowd of sizable superyachts launched by Benetti in recent months. Discover how her designers created her from the from the inside out.

READ LUMINOSITY
Lunasea courtesy of Jim Raycroft.

Lunasea: On board the 73m Feadship superyacht

Although Lunasea was delivered to Australian entrepreneur John Joseph Symond back in 2017, he’s been cruising her continuously since. For the first time, he finally found a moment to invite BOAT International on board his 73 metre Feadship.

READ LUNASEA
Berilda
Image courtesy of Thierry Dehove.

Berilda: Inside the refit of the classic superyacht

Berilda owners Kristine and Chris Williams detail how they went about updating the 38.4-metre classic Feadship, first delivered in 1978.

READ BERILDA
Olivia courtesy of Guillaume Plisson.

Olivia: On board the classic explorer yacht with a colourful past

The 68.8 metre Olivia was once a Soviet spy ship, but today she is luxury explorer yacht with an intriguing story to tell. BOAT International uncovers the colourful history of this new-to-the-market superyacht.

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Valerie
Images: Stuart Pearce - YachtShot

First look: Inside Lürssen’s 85.1 metre superyacht Valerie

Valerie’s interiors have been kept closely guarded during the ten years in which her current owners enjoyed her. Now new to the market, her broker shares pictures of the amazing interior features of this 85-metre Lürssen.

READ VALERIE

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