During 19 to 27 January 2019, Boot Düsseldorf in Germany set a new record showing to the world the most luxury yachts and celebrating its 50th anniversary. Recognized as one of the most world’s largest sailing yacht and winter boat show, this event received almost 2,000 exhibitors from 73 countries and displays covering 220,000 m² of stand space.
Across 18 exhibit halls, it was possible to explore and discover superyachts with a contemporary design and see luxury boats with modern furniture pieces and unique interior designs.
As a one-stop shop for all yacht design lovers, Boot Düsseldorf was the perfect tradeshow to live a unique experience and to emphasize a luxury lifestyle and has also become a favorite launch location for many yacht builders and water sports fans.
Today, Luxury Safes presents to you the 10 most luxury yachts and greatest debuts.
The Pershing 8X distinguishes itself not only for its all-carbon-fiber superstructure and the svelte profile that lives up to the Italian brand’s performance heritage but because it also delivers exceptional interior comfort. The superyacht will come in three- and four-stateroom layouts, with two crew cabins.
Wally 48 Wallytender
The new 48 Wallytender, which will make its debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September, will have Wally’s signature hull and performance but a lot of new features besides. This luxury boat with a contemporary design works as a day boat or weekend cruiser, will now have a larger cabin with a bigger bed and shower area.
Seven Seas Hermès Speedster
The Seven Seas Hermès Speedster attracted a new group of admirers at the Düsseldorf show. The luxury boat has a 155 hp MPE 850 Marine TC engine derived from a Textron jet engine, giving it a friendly cruise of 14 mph that consumes only 1.4 gallons per hour. Furthermore, the Speedster also has the option of full electric power with a bank of batteries.
Frauscher 1017 GT Air
The 1017 GT Air was designed to maximize interior space by using a central steering position that leaves the starboard forward section free for seating. Besides this, this sailing yacht with a unique design will be powered by either twin 300 or 430 hp gas or diesel engines.
Designed by esteemed naval architect Germán Frers, Nautor’s Swan’s new 65 was one of the prized new sailing yachts launched at Boot Düsseldorf.
Sunseeker Rolls-Royce Hybrid Yacht
The new Sunseeker system will include two 12-cylinder MTU Series 2000 diesel engines, onboard generators, electric propulsion modules, transmission, batteries, and control and monitoring systems. Using only battery power in “silent” mode, the superyacht will have up to 40 minutes of propulsion and 120 minutes of onboard power. It will be available in 2020.
Absolute 62 Fly
Absolute is focused on maximizing comfortable cruising by designing in an open-plan main deck that extends from the aft cockpit to the forward helm. With a large master suite, this luxury yacht also has a fourth double cabin for the crew in the aft section of the boat.
The superstructure is where the yacht design gets interesting, employing different curves to distinguish itself, from the flowing glass of the main saloon all the way up to the back edges of the flybridge hardtop. The perfect one to elevate a luxury lifestyle!
Bill Dixon, a designer of many successful sailing yachts and motor yachts, gave the S390 a signature swooping hardtop that features a large opening sunroof, full-height windows, and a large opening door. The 39-footer is designed for both wet weather and sunny climates, with a hydraulic swim platform, and a cockpit table.
Sea Ray SLX 350
The luxury boat can seat up to 18 people and features multiple outboard speakers and a large swim platform that takes full advantage of its 10-foot-8-inch beam. Powered by twin MerCruiser 6.2L engines, the boat can be controlled by an Axius joystick.