New releases of luxury motor yachts in 2021

By Roberliza
Nov 06, 2021

A bevy of magnificent yachts have been built in 2021. With travel still restricted, ocean lovers can rejoice because the trend of yachtcation is on a steady rise. Whether to sail afar or just get away from the hustle of the city, the latest motor yachts released this year offer a deluxe feel of what living on the ocean feels like. From fully customisable interiors to stunning panoramic views, seamless and innovatively designed beach clubs that keep you as close to the open water as possible. Whether you are looking to charter a yacht for the holiday season or purchase one for a long overdue expedition off shore, here is our list of impressive new releases of luxury motor yachts in 2021.


Sanlorenzo SL78
Breaking the mould of what traditional yachtmaking is, renowned Italian bespoke yachtmaker Sanlorenzo continues to redefine ocean going experience with their innovative SX and Asymmetric Ranges in Yacht Division. Although the Sanlorenzo SL78 was first sold in Asia in 2016 by Simpson Marine, their charter agency Simpson Yacht Charter has announced the expansion of its charter fleet in Hong Kong with the stunning SL78, a 25-meter entry-level model in Sanlorenzo’s successful SL range with the recently arrived into Hong Kong SL78.

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Featuring its hallmark fibreglass planing-hull and distinctive signature styling as well as innovative solutions to the brand’s historically elegant and classical design. Its large windows on the main deck give way for ample natural light to spill into the saloon, visually expanding the space. The main deck is fitted with a galley and an interior floating staircase that leads up to the flybridge where guests can enjoy the comfort and flexibility of movement while entertaining and socialising. Its hardtop is smartly operated to provide complete shade if its guests so chooses.

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On the bow, a large shaded lounge provides guests an area to retreat and rest as they take in the stunning oceanic views. To provided a retreat at the end of the day, the vessel holds a master suite, a VIP cabin and two twin cabins to provide guests with the utmost comfort and privacy aboard. The SL78 is now available for charter in Hong Kong at Simpson Yacht Charter.

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Prestige X70
Raising the bar for luxury motor yachts, and combining innovation and savoir fair, is French luxury yachtmaker Prestige Yachts. The shipyard has reinvented movement onboard with a radically different design for its flagship model X70 — the first in its new X line. Prized with Best Layout at the prestigious 2020 World Yacht Trophies award ceremony in Cannes, the model stands out from other yachts, especially with its most recognisable change in design — its exterior lines — eschewing the traditional side decks in place of much wider and larger living space for entertainment, socialising and comfort, thanks to the brand’s collaboration with Italian designer Garroni Design studio.


Stretching 72-feet, the yacht’s main-deck areas comprise a front helm station, central galley, and a unique and impressive extra-large cockpit lounge and aft beach club that seamlessly connect to one another. Meanwhile the foredeck links directly to the flybridge by a pair of twin staircases that first steps onto the sundeck, then underneath an electric sunroof that allows passengers full control of the hardtop to shelter them from the sun and rain. 

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The saloon, which stretches the entire length of the hull, offers a refreshingly contemporary impression. First drawing attention to the natural light that floods the space through its large windows, enhancing of space within and highlighting the sumptuous wood finishes and luxurious fabrics that dress the interior, such as cashmere and Foglizzo leather. Its entertainment system comes complete with a drop-down television, made-to-measure sofas and a state-of-the-art audio system by French luxury furniture maker Canapés Duvivier and UK-based sound expert Bowers & Wilkins.

These luxurious features continue below deck offering passengers a relaxing reprieve from the day’s activities. Laid out with a full-width owner’s suite and up to three guest cabins, as well as crew areas, each with a separate entrance, and a slew of luxurious amenities on offer — comfortably accommodating up to eight people.

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MCY 76 Skylounge
Italian yachtmaker Monte Carlo Yachts presents a larger-than-life sloop that comes with unique customisation opportunities, including custom layout configurations such as locating the galley either at the aft or bow, and a larger, sleeker and more spacious design, inspired by the shipyard’s larger MYC designs. The yacht in question is none other than the MCY 76 Skylounge, one of three new yachts that marks the new generation evolution of its timeless elegance.

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First looking at the main deck, sleek lines seamlessly bring the connection of the sea closer on board with wide windows and enlarged iconic portholes that provide ample natural light to spread throughout the yacht, a signature of international design studio Nuvolari Lenard. Fully furnished with armchairs, sofas, Carrara marble table, as well as a fully-equipped galley, one highlight that brings together this impressive vessel is the extensive option of premium customisation for furnishing, fixtures and finishes to suit owner’s ideal preference and comfort, such as Pierre Frey and Hermes fabrics and wood, Rubelli textures, white grey picked oak woods and three-dimensional décor elements like lacquered reflective details on the roof of the outdoor deck — the list goes on. 

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Another significant design detail is that of the enclosed flybridge — a spacious lounge area that invites natural light to spill in, and an open air galley furnished with a comfortable sofa adjustable by multiple seating arrangements and supported by a lateral  T-Top in carbon fiber railing and breathtaking 360-degree views of the ocean. Keeping close to the sea but safely protected from other elements, this area serves the perfect space for entertainment with friends or the family at any time. 

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Also Read: Fleet Parade: Prestige Yachts range makes stunning Hong Kong debut

Fairline Squadron 53
A marriage between style and functionality comes in the form of Award-winning UK-based yachtmakers Fairline Yachts’ Squadron 53. Combining soft curves, the graceful arch of its swept flybridge and elegant styling reflected in every design detail of its structure, courtesy of Italian yacht designer Alberto Mancini, this 57-feet vessel boasts comfort, power and style, making for an ideal cruiser for short trips or long-haul vacations. 

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Starting at the outdoor living space, the large flybridge offers ample seating arrangements which makes for a relaxing social retreat with sweeping 360-degree views in the backdrop. Below, the main foredeck boasts a large cockpit that is a cleverly designed seating area with a three-person sunpad, then leading down to the transom where guests can relax in a more private space, resting on the couch, or diving off the swimming platform into crystal clear waters. 

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The interiors, on the other hand, boasts ample space for comfort and flexibility to move freely throughout the vessel. Its saloon, for example, featuring stunning woodwork and marble inlays, offers owners customisable layouts of multiple galley arrangements and three or four cabin options, accommodating up to nine guests in a double guest cabin, which converts to a twin, and twin cabin to port; and an optional fourth bunk cabin. But the chamber that showcases the yachtmaker’s iconic DNA design is its large full height master suite which invites the outside in through large panoramic windows. 

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Azimut 68
A standout among other yachts in the nautical market, Italian yachtmaker Azimut Yachts offers its customers the opportunity to live authentically — just the way they prefer — on board of the Azimut 68. Venturing out into open sea in the new 68-feet flybridge. This high-tech and elegantly beautiful sloop underscores a streamlined design that spills into its interiors, creating a versatile multi-functional living space for passengers.

With sumptuous ribbed wood and plexiglass fittings, as well as three different Main Deck layouts that allow for a more convivial, versatile or minimal living area at the discretion of its owner  — welcoming in unrestricted natural light that spreads across the saloon.

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The first layout, allows for the galley to be tucked away behind an innovative surface of ribbed wood and plexiglass to create a more coherent flow of natural light. The open galley alternative that is set at the bow, on the other hand, opens directly into the dining area which can be doubled as a second lounge. Meanwhile, the third layout offers a more convivial layout, with the galley located at the aft. This allows for  the outdoor dining area to face immediately across the galley, while the cook remains connected to the social area — seamlessly bringing together a more relaxed, less formal flow of movement from living area to the rest of the boat. 


Clean lines, sleek modelling and elegant interiors by Italian designer and architect Achille Salvagni presents passengers with effortless grace and that provide an elevate sense of wellbeing onboard. Below deck, four cabins and three bathrooms comfortably accommodate up to eight guests, with a separate area for one to two crew members. Powered by twin IPS 1350 pods that briskly sail to a maximum speed of 32knph, this vessel suits any dynamic ocean-going lifestyle.

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Also Read: Introducing Monte Carlo Yacht’s new MCY 70 Skylounge

Ferretti FY1000
World renowned Italian luxury yacht builder Ferretti Yachts adds to its flagship a new masterpiece designed to inspire ocean-going enthusiasts with a lifestyle that is never too big to aspire towards. The FY1000 is the shipyard’s first 100% wide-body vessel. With reshaped interiors and a new design that redefines comfort onboard. After 40,000 hours of concept development, 4,250 hours of naval design and 9,650 hours of prototyping, this extremely innovative 79-feet yacht is the largest the shipyard has ever built to this date, proving that nothing is worth more than time. 

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Designed by Architect Filippo Salvetti for the exteriors and Ideaeitalia for the interiors, the yachtmaker’s sophisticated hallmarks remain visible through its classic interior styling and hand-finished soft, balanced colour tones that give this boat its luxurious appeal and quintessentially Italian design. It also boasts incredible comfort in their indoor and outdoor zones, such as the extremely innovative and practical aft beach area and its spacious flybridge that seamlessly leads to the forward section of the hull. On the starboard side, an independent access to the garage will have owners find this are can accommodate a Williams Sportjet 445 tender, a personal watercraft and even 2 Seabob vessels.

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A true home-away-from-home, this seascaping sloop features large floor-to-ceiling glazed windows, which brings to full view the surrounding ocean that keeps you feeling close to the sea, while its free-standing furniture and geometric detailing adds a sense of warmth that makes you feel right at home. Meanwhile wood is the dominant material found within the main deck of the yacht, allowing owners an opportunity to stamp their personal taste throughout the space with a selection of different colour tones that can be masterfully combined to create a sumptuously elegant interior, complemented by top-notch materials and fabrics. 

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Benetti Oasis 34M
Benetti is known the world over for its timeless yachts — exemplifying the epitome of Italian craftsmanship. However with its new Oasis range, the Italian shipyard has taken a rather out-of-the-box approach to living aboard. Showcasing a modern and convivial living space that take that brings its owner and guests closer to the ocean and each other. 


Boundless beauty traces every line of the Oasis 34M. Firstly, highlighting its beautiful new deck design, Oasis Deck™, social activities here make for a true ocean going experience; especially with its opening wings that extends the deck closer to the water and a flush deck-integrated pool that elevates the beach club experience. Also featuring an unobstructed 270-degree view of the stern and a perfect balance of sun and shade for guests to enjoy the scenery at any time of day in any kind of weather.

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On the inside, its main saloon boasts generous walking space that seamlessly connects to the outside. The level of continuity makes for a less formal and more convivial loft-like open-space concept that elegantly expands on space, a design that was aptly executed by New York-based land architect, Bonetti Kozerski. Infusing his perspective of land homes into a unique interior design for homes on sea — an elegant, less formal and casually convivial space has redefined the comfort of long stays on board and a truly immersive oceanic experience.

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Benetti Motopanfilo 37M
For a more recent and modern approach that retains much of the Italian yachtmaker’s classic hallmarks, the company has also recently put out the Motopanfilo 37M, a breathtaking vessel that combines classic, timeless signatures of the shipyard’s design DNA with new, innovative and unapologetically modern elements. Unlike its Oasis counterpart, this sloop  was intended to call to mind the traditional features of Italian yachtmaking, yet exude an elegant and modern sophistication that offers a lasting impression. 

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According to designers Claudio Lazzarini and Carl Pickering of Lazzarini & Pickering Architects, “The Motopanfilo interiors shall not resemble those of a house, but those of a boat”. A highlight here, is most definitely the sweeping views of the ocean, clearly visible from the main deck and punctuated by the mirrors within the interior space, elevating the perceptions of space and magnifying the sea views splendidly. 

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The dining and lounge areas, too, sits you in ample outdoor space while remaining safely shaded from the sun. The beach club, on the other hand, features a magnificent pool above the flybridge with full panoramic sights of passengers’ natural surroundings. Below deck, accommodation offers five generously spaced cabins that sleeps 10 people, including a master suite and four cabins for up to seven guests and crew members. Ensuring that an expedition with the whole family would be an enjoyable one to remember. 

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