Best New Build Superyachts of 2020

4 January 2021

The superyacht industry can so often be used as a reference point for modern innovation and luxury. Constantly evolving to meet the demands of owners and charters, the superyachts of today boast larger volumes, greater efficiency, innovative technology and jaw-dropping opulence onboard. Here are some of the standout superyacht launches and deliveries of 2020…

107m Lana – Benetti

Initially launched in 2019 as part of Benetti’s ‘giga season’, in which 3 superyachts over 100m were built, Lana was delivered to her owner in June 2020.

Lana’s striking and cutting-edge profile has been designed entirely by Benetti’s in-house design teams in collaboration with Pierluigi Ausonio Naval Architecture, featuring a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.

Guests onboard Lana are treated to an interior which has been specially crafted to generate a pure connection with the sea and surrounding environment, with a free-flowing guest spaces and high palatial ceilings. Among the luxurious cabins are a master suite and seven VIP staterooms, while an indulgent spa with hammam is among the incredible amenities on offer.

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Superyacht LANA – now available for charter in the Mediterranean, the Baltic Sea, then Red Sea and Middle East

142m NORD – Lurssen

Launched as Opus before being renamed Nord, this 142m superyacht was the largest launch of 2020. Built by the renowned German shipyard Lurssen, Nord features exquisite interior and exterior design by Italian studio Nuvolari & Lenard.

The black and blue superstructure is instantly recognisable on the water, and across her six decks you will find everything from two helicopter landing pads to a large outdoor swimming pool. Able to comfortably accommodate up to 36 guests in her 20 staterooms, Nord is one of the most voluminous superyachts on the waters.

Superyacht NORD launched in 2020

99.95m Moonrise – Feadship

The largest superyacht by waterline length to be built in the Netherlands, Feadship’s Moonrise embodies the very best of Dutch craftsmanship and innovation.

Her modern, sleek profile and striking vertical bow was designed by Studio De Voogt, resulting in a masculine personality with an elegant touch. The superyacht accommodates 16 guests overnight with a 32-strong crew on hand to cater to their every need.

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Superyacht MOONRISE

87m Avantage – Lurssen

Avantage, ex Project Hawaii, marked the beginning of another successful year for Lurssen. The 87m superyacht hit the waters for the first time in January 2020, and is another statement of the shipyard’s prominent stature in the industry, leading the way with innovative products.

This is the sixth superyacht on which Lurssen has collaborated with British studio Bannenberg & Rowell, and features expansive exterior decks with a forward helipad and aft deck Jacuzzi. 


To enquire about charter or brokerage services, available worldwide, contact Ocean Alliance today.

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