Spot the yacht: standout superyachts spotted in the Mediterranean

From Monaco to Capri, BOAT's yacht spotters keep a keen eye out for the standout superyachts dropping anchor in the Mediterranean, including La Datcha, Luminosity and Soaring

Chopi Chopi in Saint Jean Ferrat

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The 80 metre Chopi Chopi has been spotted in Saint Jean Ferrat. The CRN built superyacht is now moored in Kalamata after a fortnight's sailing around the Ionian Sea, according to Boat Pro data. Featuring a huge interior of 2,363 GT, Chopi Chopi is powered by twin Caterpillar 3516-B engines for a top speed of 16 knots and a range of 6000 nautical miles at 12 knots. 

Amadea in Èze sur Mer

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Lürssen's 106 metre Amadea has been spotted in Èze sur Mer in late May and is now moored in Nice according to Boat Pro data. Despite its size and astonishingly detailed finish, the yacht's construction was quick - from the first steel cutting, delivery took just 31 months. Listed for sale with Imperial Yachts, Amadea is considered one of the most exclusive superyachts in the world. 

Khalilah in Saint Jean Ferrat

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The Palmer Johnson-built 49 metre Khalilah has been spotted in Saint Jean Ferrat and is currently at anchor in Corsica, according to Boat Pro. Instantly recognisable for her golden hull, Khalilah was first launched in 2014 as the largest carbon-composite built superyacht in the world. With a gross tonnage of 490 GT and an 11 metre beam, Khalilah can reach top speeds of 30 knots.

Lady Jorgia in Beaulieu-sur-Mer

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The CRN superyacht Lady Jorgia has been spotted in Beaulieu-sur-Mer. The 74 metre superyacht is now enjoying the summer season cruising around Sardinia, according to Boat Pro data. Designed by Zuccon International Project, the yacht boasts a range of 6000 nautical miles and a top speed of 16.5 knots. 

Ulysses on the French Riviera

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The 116m Kleven explorer Ulysses has been spotted enjoying the summer season on the French Riviera and is currently anchored off St Tropez, according to BOAT Pro data. Delivered in 2018, Ulysses was the successor to the 2015 yacht of the same name, now renamed Andromeda

Totally Nuts in St Tropez

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The 49.5 metre recently delivered high-speed Feadship superyacht Totally Nuts has been spotted in St Tropez, where it is still moored, according to BOAT Pro data. Totally Nuts, which first hit the water in August 2020, is fitted with three water jets to achieve competitive top speeds. 

DAR in Villefranche-sur-Mer

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The 90 Oceanco superyacht DAR has been spotted in Villefranche-sur-Mer and is now currently at anchor off Cap d'Antibes. First launched in 2018, the shark-inspired DAR was designed by Luiz de Basto and features an interior by Nuvolari Lenard. BOAT stepped on board the superyacht in 2020 for a behind-the-scenes tour.  

Soaring in Beaulieu-sur-Mer

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The 68 metre Abeking & Rasmussen superyacht Soaring has been spotted anchored off the coast of Beaulieu-sur-Mer in France. The yacht has now travelled down the coast to Nice, according to BOAT Pro data. Instantly recognisable for the vivid orange bootstripe along the grey hull, Soaring was first launched in 2020 and was designed by Focus Yacht Design. Soaring is listed for sale and charter with Ocean Independence

Luminosity in Monaco

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The 107.6m Benetti superyacht Luminosity was spotted cruising off the coast of Monaco ahead of the Mediterranean summer season. Currently listed for sale, Luminosity was one of three 100m+ superyachts launched by Benetti in 2020, alongside IJE and Lana

Atomic in the French Riviera

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The 64 metre VSY-built superyacht Atomic was spotted in the French Riviera ahead of delivery in 2020. After a short stop off, the yacht then crossed the Atlantic to be delivered to its owner in Florida.

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