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    Dame Mary Perkins – Britain’s First Woman Billionaire

    Dame Mary Perkins, founder of opticians Specsavers, is Britain’s first self-made woman billionaire Dame Mary Perkins, the woman behind the Guernsey-based Specsavers empire has become Britain’s first female self-made billionaire. Dame Mary, who set up the High Street opticians with husband Doug Perkins in 1984, has seen their wealth grow to £1.1 billion this year, […] More

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    Roman Abramovich’s £5 Million New Year’s Eve Party

    Roman Abramovich’s £5 Million New Year’s Eve Party Remember we told you about Roman Abramovich’s Caribbean Island party headlined by performances by Black Eyed Peas? It was, without doubt, the most glamorous New Year’s Eve party on the planet, with a guest-list of Hollywood’s biggest names and the world’s most popular band providing the entertainment. Apart […] More

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    Black Eyed Peas Perform at Roman Abramovich’s New Year’s Party

    Black Eyed Peas Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich must be feeling optimistic about the new year. He is reportedly flying in the Black Eyed Peas to perform at his New Year’s Eve party. Earlier this month Mr Abramovich took delivery of the Eclipse, the world’s largest private yacht. But the Chelsea owner has decided to hold […] More

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    World’s Largest Yacht Eclipse Delivered to Abramovich

    Eclipse – The World’s Largest Yacht After spending an extended amount of time in Hamburg to undergo further sea trials, tests and adjustments, the 162.5m superyacht Eclipse left the world respected Blohm + Voss shipyard on December 9th and has now been successfully delivered to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The construction of motor yacht Eclipse […] More

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    The World’s Largest Yachts 2010

    Superyachts are privately owned vessels that are professionally crewed and are found in the greatest abundance in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the Middle East. Although some of these yachts have not yet had their first voyage, the vessels not yet on the water are expected to be delivered before the end of 2010. So, which super […] More

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    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Refit Dubai Yacht to Beat Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse Yacht

    Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse Yacht and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Dubai Yacht Camper & Nicholsons International, one of the oldest and most respected yacht brokers, sparked intrigue regarding the length of the world’s longest yacht Eclipse, owned by billionaire Roman Abramovich. In Camper & Nicholsons’ latest annual ranking of superyachts, the Russian oligarch’s yachtski is […] More

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    This Summer Superstars are Simply Hijack Superyachts

    Roman Abramovic’s Luna Yacht This year many celebrities is holidaying aboard super-yachts (anything over 150 ft) and even mega-yachts (300 ft and over). Onboard, the A-list holiday in the lap of luxury: swimming pools and spas, helipads and butlers, satellite communication and medical centres. Everyone from Brad and Angelina to the Beckhams are living it […] More

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    Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse Yacht is Still the Largest in the World, but …

    Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse Yacht Since it was first mooted, we have followed Roman Abramovich’s superyacht Eclipse with interest. It was billed as the biggest yacht in the world by a distance, but after a recent independent grading it appears the yacht is indeed number one – but only just. The figure that has been espoused […] More

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    Feadship Launches Musashi XL 88 – Largest Yacht Ever

    Feadship XL 88 – Musashi Yacht Dutch shipyard Feadship builds some of the world’s most coveted superyachts, in addition to Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich’s Ecstesea, the likes of Malcolm Forbes, Paul Allen and King Khalid of Saudi Arabia all commissioned luxurious vessels from them. With such names endorsing and vying for the shipyard, it definitely […] More

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    Roman Abramovich Eclipse Yacht has Sailed into a Lot of Trouble

    Roman Abramovich World’s largest yacht, Eclipse, is back in the news, but for all the wrong reasons this time. Russian billionaire is once again furious after experiencing the technical flaws in the testing the ship which are grave enough for the buyer to live with. According to Danish site Pleasure, testing of the ship has […] More

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    NVC 85 Y Yacht Series Designed and Powered by Rolls-Royce

    U.S.-based Atlantic Yachts has contracted with Rolls-Royce’s Marine division to design and engineer a new line of superyachts dubbed the NVC 85 Y. The 85-metre craft will be built by Germany’s Nobiskrug GmbH while Atlantic’s founder Paul Madden, formerly of Blohm + Voss (builders of Roman Abramovich’s gigayacht Eclipse) will oversee the project. The main […] More

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