Andrey Melnichenko’s superyacht “A” sails down the Thames

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ONE of the most eye-catching and expensive superyachts ever seen in the capital sailed down the river yesterday morning. After a week of turning heads with its distinctive lines, Motor Yacht “A” departed under Tower Bridge at 0730 on Saturday morning. Reported to be on the market for about $300 million, the 119 metre long vessel was designed by Philippe …

$300 million superyacht cruises up the Thames

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AN EXTRAORDINARY $300 million superyacht sailed up the River Thames on Saturday to moor alongside HMS Belfast. The distinctive vessel, named simply as motor yacht “A”, was designed by legendary Philippe Starck and is one of the most expensive privately owned yachts ever seen in London on the Thames. Built at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in 2008, the striking …

Classic superyacht Shemara visits the Thames

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RECENTLY-refitted superyacht Shemara has completed a week long visit to London. The classic vessel, built in 1938, arrived in the capital on Saturday 13th June and departed the following weekend. She was moored at HMS President for the duration of her time in London. A three year refit on the 65-metre long vessel was completed in Portchester, Portsmouth, last year. …

Superyacht Kismet leaves London

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THE LUXURY yacht Kismet departed London early this morning. Shahid Khan’s superyacht, which made headlines during her stay in the capital, departed West India Docks after 0530 and is pictured here passing Gravesend outbound shortly after 0700. The luxury vessel began her visit to London by mooring at St George’s Stairs, just down river of Tower Bridge, and it is believed she hosted parties last weekend …

Kismet superyacht arrives for NFL game in London

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A £70,000,000 superyacht has been turning heads since it arrived on the Thames last week. The brand new vessel is called Kismet and is believed to be owned by Shad Khan – the owner of Fulham FC and also the NFL team, the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars are in London for a match against the Dallas Cowboys at Wembley this …

Superyacht Kamalaya arrives in sunny London

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A recently-built, 55-metre superyacht arrived in London yesterday lunchtime. As London enjoyed glorious sunshine, the superyacht KAMALAYA made her way up to the Thames where she entered West India Dock. The privately owned yacht has just completed a voyage across the Atlantic ocean, making a short stop at Bermuda on the way. KAMALAYA, the first big superyacht to arrive in …

Sunborn London yacht hotel arrives in the Royal Docks

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A new floating hotel called SUNBORN LONDON arrived in the capital yesterday afternoon. The luxury yacht has been turned in to a four star hotel with 138 guestrooms across five levels. The 120-metre long vessel arrived on the Thames at the end of last week and was moored at Tilbury Power Station over the weekend. On Tuesday afternoon, assisted by …