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Zuccon International Project-designed Superyacht CUSTOM LINE 108’ to be showcased at Cannes Yachting Festival

August 05, 2015

Exclusively designed by Zuccon International Project for the Ferretti Group, the first motor yacht Custom Line 108’ will be showcased at the 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival in September, together with the all-new Ferretti 550 yacht. Meanwhile, the Ancona-based CRN shipyard has started working on the latest Zuccon project, the 50-meter superyacht Superconero. The contract was signed just one month after the 50m Superconero yacht was officially presented in May 2015.

Superyacht Custom Line 108' designed by Zuccon International Project

Superyacht Custom Line 108′ designed by Zuccon International Project

A heir of the successful 100′ model of which 14 units were sold in just three years, the brand new superyacht Custom Line 108’ hit the water only a few days ago, during a ceremony which took place on July 30 in La Spezia. Three other units are already in build.

The 32-metre Custom Line 108’ superyacht boasts expanded areas of the cockpit, upper deck, flybridge, as well as interior. The vessels represents a unique Italian jewel, with interesting technological innovations and style, created exclusively for this model.

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New Motor Yacht AZIMUT 83 unveiled by Azimut Yachts of Brazil as the largest model built in the country

August 05, 2015

Last week saw Azimut Yachts of Brazil unveil the new motor yacht Azimut 83 during an exclusive event, which also celebrated five years of the shipyard operation in the country, and was attended by the vice president of the Azimut-Benetti Group, Giovanna Vitelli. Measuring 25 meters in length, superyacht Azimut 83 represents the largest Azimut model ever produced in Brazil. Her exterior design is by Stefano Righini, while her interior design is by Salvagni Architetti

Absolute success during presentation of the largest yacht built in the Brazilian subsidiary of Azimut Yachts - the Azimut 83 Yacht - Photo by Acioni Cassaniga

Absolute success during presentation of the largest yacht built in the Brazilian subsidiary of Azimut Yachts – the Azimut 83 Yacht – Photo by Acioni Cassaniga

During the ceremony, the CEO of Azimut in Brazil, Davide Breviglieri, commented on the brand’s growth in the country and some news. “During the five years of operation in Brazil, we increased from two to six our product range, we expanded the factory recently and invested on the professional market through courses crews. We are today the first shipyard in the country to receive ISO 9001 certification which ensures the quality of yachts produced in Brazil with the same Italian standard. Also we announced that our model Azimut 42, manufactured exclusively here and launched last year, becomes part of the global range of the Azimut-Benetti Group and will be sold in more than 68 countries. Its international debut will be during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show at November. We also highlight the sales of 35 yachts during this year and the beginning of the expansion of our products to Latin America with the delivery of Azimut 60 for Uruguay.”

Superyacht Azimut 83 was presented to the market on Thursday, 30. The launch of the vessel marks a new generation of yachts to the Brazilian nautical market. Photo by Acioni Cassaniga

Superyacht Azimut 83 was presented to the market on Thursday, 30. The launch of the vessel marks a new generation of yachts to the Brazilian nautical market. Photo by Acioni Cassaniga

The vice president of the Azimut-Benetti Group Giovanna Vitelli, who came from Italy exclusively for the event, highlighted the excellence of products and services in the world and reinforced the strength and the significant growth of the company in Brazil. “I am proud to say that we are the world’s number 1 in production yachts, as determined by the Global Order Book / Show Boats International 2015. In Brazil, we present a single, high-quality product that meets the requirements of Brazilian consumers and justify the success in this great nautical potential market. In addition, the efficient management model in the various sectors of the Azimut Brazil shows that the yachts manufactured here exactly follow the same standard and the excellence of those that are made in Italy.”

Azimut 83 superyacht 42 m² of flybridge in addition to innovative furniture and design solutions. Photo by Azimut Yachts

Azimut 83 superyacht 42 m² of flybridge in addition to innovative furniture and design solutions. Photo by Azimut Yachts

Providing supreme comfort mixed up with contemporary lifestyle, the new super yacht Azimut 83 takes inspiration from the model built in Europeluxury yacht Azimut 80 – internationally awarded as the best motorboat in the category: “Flybridge over 55 feet.”

Spacious and equipped kitchen is another differential of luxury yacht Azimut 83 of more than 25 meters. Photo by Azimut Yachts

Spacious and equipped kitchen is another differential of luxury yacht Azimut 83 of more than 25 meters. Photo by Azimut Yachts

Accommodation aboard the tri-deck Azimut 83 yacht is provided in four cabins. Moreover, there is an amazing flybridge of 42m² with a Jacuzzi, as well as an incredibly spacious cockpit with a large aft sofa and a dining table for up to eight guests.

The new motor yacht Azimut 83 privileges the contact with the outside. Ideal for Brazilians to enjoy a privileged coast. The main hall is exquisite to enjoy the moments on board. Photo by Azimut Yachts

The new motor yacht Azimut 83 privileges the contact with the outside. Ideal for Brazilians to enjoy a privileged coast. The main hall is exquisite to enjoy the moments on board. Photo by Azimut Yachts

The flybridge of Azimut 83 superyacht offers the maximum versatility of use and can be used from morning to night. It has a second command station, two sets of sofas that can be transformed into sunpad, retractable roof, jacuzzi and a large area for sun-chairs, in addition to a grill, refrigerator and a bar.

Azimut 83 Yacht master suite is highlighted by the sophistication and space. Photo by Azimut Yachts

Azimut 83 Yacht master suite is highlighted by the sophistication and space. Photo by Azimut Yachts

The Azimut 83 yacht is powered by twin MAN V12-1800HP diesel engines. She can achieve an impressive top speed of 31 knots and a cruising speed of 26 knots.

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Beautiful Benetti Crystal 140’ Superyacht

July 31, 2015

Superbly penned by Stefano Righini, the beautiful Benetti Crystal 140’ series superyacht can be seen in the video below, made by ‘perfect’. The prestigious Italian shipyard has recently launched the fifth Crystal 140’ motor yacht MR. D.

Benetti Crystal 140’ series yachts boast stylish interiors by Francois Zuretti, comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests in 6 beautifully appointed cabins. There is also accommodation for a crew of 7 members.

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Eagerly Awaited Launch of First Custom Line 108’ Yacht

July 31, 2015

The eagerly awaited launch of the first Custom Line 108’ yacht took place a few days ago at the Ferretti Group’s La Spezia production plant. Over the next few days, the brand new planing maxi yacht Custom Line 108’ will undergo the completion of the fitting-out operations and the interior décor, as well as hull performance trials and checking of all onboard equipment and systems. The construction of three more hulls of this model began over the last few months, and is presently well underway.

First Custom Line 108' Yacht at launch

First Custom Line 108′ Yacht at launch

Once all these operations are completed, motor yacht Custom Line 108’ will be handed over to her Owner from continental Europe during a dedicated official ceremony, and subsequently will enjoy the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The maxi yacht will then head to the French Riviera for the worldwide debut, expected to be hosted by the Ferretti Group in the Principality of Monaco just a few days before the international debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival, running from September 8 to 13, 2015.

“The creation of the first Custom Line 108’ has spread great enthusiasm across the shipyard, which has worked very hard over the last few months to successfully get to the launch of this new maxi yacht,” said Ferretti Group’s Chief Commercial Officer, Stefano de Vivo. “We are looking forward to officially presenting the new yacht, together with the other Custom Line models and all other Ferretti Group new crafts, next September at the première devoted to our Owners, in Monaco, then during the Cannes Yachting Festival.”

First Custom Line 108' superyacht on the water

First Custom Line 108′ superyacht on the water

THE CUSTOM LINE 108’

The many notable features of the striking Custom Line 108’ superyacht include a sporty spirit, a refined design, spacious volumes, cutting-edge technological solutions, as well as extremely refined interiors, tailor-made to the Owner’s taste and requirements.

Characterized by stylish finishes and original contrasts, further highlighted by exclusive furniture and the meticulous attention to detail, luxury yacht Custom Line 108’ is also fitted with the patented Dual Mode Transom device, which controls the movement of the transom, as well as the innovative ‘VOTIS’ (Videoworks One Touch Infotainment System) infotainment software.

The new maxi yacht Custom Line 108’ is run by twin MTU 16V 2000 M94, 2638 Mhp diesels, pushing her to the top speed of 26 knots and a cruising speed of 23 knots. The yacht also stands out for a very limited consumption: her range at the economic cruising speed of 12 knots is expected to reach 1,000 nautical miles (preliminary data). Moreover, the Custom Line 108’ boasts electro-hydraulic stabilizing fins with underway and zero speed functions to ensure maximum comfort even when at anchor.

Brand new 34m motor yacht SOLIS – The largest yacht ever launched by Mulder Shipyard

July 30, 2015

The brand new 34m motor yacht SOLIS (BN 100) has successfully splashed at Mulder Shipyard as the largest vessel ever built by the prestigious Dutch manufacturer, and also their first yacht over 300 GT. Claydon Reeves is responsible for both interior and exterior design of superyacht SOLIS, with naval architecture by Van Oossanen Naval Architects. The official information and the photos of the latest Mulder launch are expected to be released soon. 

Luxury yacht SOLIS is a full custom built, steel displacement vessel, built to superyacht standards. She has a GT from 315 tons and is built under RINA LY3, MCA classification and Unlimited Range, boasting many features that are usually only associated with far larger yachts, in both operations and design. Accommodation is provided to up to 8 guests and a crew of 7 members.

Launch of Luxury Motor Yacht MCY 105 – The largest Monte Carlo Yacht to date

July 28, 2015

This past weekend saw Monte Carlo Yachts launch their largest vessel to date – the 32m motor yacht MCY 105, during a private ceremony held in Venice, which coincided with the shipyard’s five year anniversary. Magnificently penned by Nuvolari Lenard, luxury superyacht MCY 105 is the result of a painstaking attention given to proportions, the inherent dynamism of the lines, as well as every single detail, no matter how small.

Luxury motor yacht MCY 105 by Monte Carlo Yachts

Luxury motor yacht MCY 105 by Monte Carlo Yachts

“We didn’t want to built luxury yachts, we wanted to built excellent yachts. The MCY 105 is the best expression of our vision and the most tangible exemplification to date of this strategy,” said Carla Demaria, President of Monte Carlo Yachts. 

Luxury superyacht MCY 105

Luxury superyacht MCY 105

Boasting iconic, timeless style, super yacht MCY 105 features incredibly voluminous interiors. The vast Portuguese deck at the bow, as well as the flybridge with equipment and living space are unmatched in the vessel’s class. Moreover, there is a unique and ergonomic Raised Pilot House, giving maximum comfort to the master cabin on the main deck, with full beam and giant, full-size windows.

Motor yacht MCY 105 at launch

Motor yacht MCY 105 at launch

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New BAGLIETTO Motor Yacht OnlyOne and Superyacht PACHAMAMA at the 2015 Boat Shows

July 24, 2015

Following the celebrations of their 160th anniversary last year, Baglietto is ready to present two new yachts at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival and the Monaco Yacht Show. These will include the recently launched 46m displacement motor yacht Only One and the world premiere of the 43m FAST superyacht Pachamama. Both vessels feature naval engineering by the yard’s in-house team, with exterior as well as interior design by Francesco Paszkowski, the latter in partnership with architect Margherita Casprini.

46m displacement superyacht OnlyOne

46m displacement superyacht OnlyOne by Baglietto

A sister ship to the 46m luxury yacht Mister T (hull 10216), the steel and aluminium superyacht OnlyOne boasts beautiful, classical lines and elegant interiors, featuring fine materials, different types of wood and hand-made diamond mirrors, mixed up with the retro style of the furniture and fabrics that blend neutral colour shades, ochre, as well as opaque gold.

Super yacht OnlyOne is powered by twin 3512B Caterpillar diesels, reaching a top speed of about 17 knots. She can comfortably cruise at 12 knots, ensuring a range of about 4,500 miles.

All-aluminium super yacht Pachamama features sleek and aggressive lines and spacious volumes, with focus on conviviality: from the large skylights in the ceiling panel in the entrance on the main deck to the dining room, which – thanks to a mobile partition – can be connected to the galley and the dinette, creating one single open space, resulting in an amazing convivial atmosphere.

Baglietto 43m Fast Motor Yacht PACHAMAMA

Baglietto 43m Fast Motor Yacht PACHAMAMA

All cabins can be found on the lower deck, including the aft full-beam master cabin with wide spaces and large glazing. There is also a gorgeous outdoor area conceived as a living area, with a generous sunbathing area and a heated Jacuzzi.

Boasting last-generation technologies and solutions in the wheelhouse as well as the engine room, luxury yacht Pachamama is run by twin powerful MTU 16V4000 M93L diesel engines, delivering her a cruising speed of 28 knots.

By the end of this year, Baglietto is also expected to launch another 46m Fast yacht, with the planing range to be completed by a new 38m model. The displacement range includes a new 43 m, a 48 m, as well as a 55 m, whose construction has recently begun, plus the projects for a 58 m and a 62 m.

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Newly launched SANLORENZO Explorer Superyacht 460EXP

July 24, 2015

The newly launched SANLORENZO explorer superyacht 460EXP can be seen in the video below, released by ‘perfect’. The 42-metre motor yacht 460EXP is a striking displacement vessel, built to the highest construction standards. She will be showcased at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, along with the 46Steel super yacht SCORPION.

Characterized by high technology and comfort on board, as well as notable cruising self-sufficiency and endurance, luxury yacht 460EXP by SANLORENZO boasts strong and imposing external lines, that evoke the big exploration ships that cruise in remote and unknown areas. The lower deck features a beach club with a bar and an exclusive terrace on the sea, along with 5 gorgeous guest cabins. There is also a fitness room, a generous owner’s suite and two large saloons on the main and upper deck.

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New 41m Motor Yacht RUYA splashes at Alia Yachts in Turkey

July 23, 2015

The brand new 41-metre motor yacht RUYA splashed at the Alia Yachts shipyard in Turkey on July 21, 2015. Sam Sorgiovanni was responsible for both the exterior as well as interior of the striking go-anywhere superyacht RUYA, expected to be delivered to her new Owners in September 2015. Subsequently, she will be showcased at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show

41m Alia Superyacht Rüya at launch

41m Alia Superyacht Rüya at launch

“We have kept a low profile to date, because building high quality custom yachts has always been our main focus,” says Gokhan Celik, President of Alia Yachts.And this approach has paid off. Thanks to referrals from our clients, owner’s representatives and designers, buyers with custom projects know how to find us. As a result we are now building four custom yachts ranging from 30 metres up to 80 metres and we have some very serious enquiries for yachts over 40 metres.”

Launch of motor yacht Rüya - side view

Launch of motor yacht Rüya – side view

RUYA yacht is an amazingly voluminous vessel, with multiple usable spaces. Spanning over three generous decks, she boasts a huge 93m2 sun deck with full bar and 10-person Jacuzzi. Moreover, the aft storage hatches open up to create a practical sports area with a spacious swim deck and on-water Beach Club.

Super yacht Rüya

Super yacht Rüya

There is no question that the volume and beam of the yacht creates the feeling of being on a much bigger yacht, with its fully custom design unique for a vessel in this size range,” said Sam Sorgiovanni. “The interior layout and sophisticated decor along with the exterior design combine to create a compact superyacht that defies its length. The exceptional build quality executed by Alia Yachts is equal to the best and is a credit to the skill and craftsmanship of all involved.”

Rüya Yacht

Rüya Yacht

The interior styling of RUYA superyacht is that of a tropical beach resort. The atmosphere aboard is very relaxed, enhanced by natural materials and finishes. Materials include textured woods, bamboo and other exotic materials, resulting in a very tactile and sophisticated, yet sumptuous interior.

Rüya superyacht on the water

Rüya superyacht on the water

 

Built to Lloyds Register and MCA LY2 compliant, luxury yacht RUYA can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 well-appointed cabins, with two additional Pullmans. There is a gorgeous master suite on the main deck, as well as two double and two twin VIP guest staterooms, all positioned on the lower deck. The vessel also features five crew cabins, sleeping a crew of 10 members.

Van Oossanen Naval Architects and David McQueen of Australia-based Motor Yacht Build were responsible for the naval architecture of luxury motor yacht RUYA. She is run by twin Caterpillar C32 ACERT diesels, reaching a top speed of 14 knots and a cruising speed of 10 knots.

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Eagerly awaited launch of first SANLORENZO expedition yacht 460EXP

July 22, 2015

Last week saw the Italian shipyard, Sanlorenzo, celebrate the eagerly awaited launch of expedition yacht 460EXP – the first explorer unit of its range. Built to the highest construction standards, luxury motor yacht 460EXP can be characterized by high technology and comfort on board, as well as remarkable cruising self-sufficiency and endurance. She will be unveiled at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show on September 23, where Sanlorenzo will also display the 46Steel superyacht SCORPION.

First Sanlorenzo explorer yacht 460EXP at launch

First Sanlorenzo explorer yacht 460EXP at launch

Measuring 42,2m in length, superyacht 460EXP is a robust displacement vessel in steel and aluminium, spanning over five generous decks.  She boasts strong and imposing external lines, that evoke the big exploration ships that cruise in remote and unknown areas.

Sanlorenzo motor yacht 460EXP on the water

Sanlorenzo motor yacht 460EXP on the water

The main deck of Sanlorenzo’s 460EXP yacht can host a large tender, water toys, sailing or fishing boats, surf boards, etc. while cruising. When at anchor and free of equipment, the main deck can become a wide solarium with a large and heated ‘endless swimming pool’, in which guests can swim againt an artificial current.

The lower deck of luxury yacht 460EXP hosts a beach club with a bar and an exclusive terrace on the sea, thanks to the fully openable stern, along with 5 lovely guest cabins. Moreover, the vessel also boasts a fitness room, a generous owner’s suite and two large saloons on the main and upper deck.

Launch of Sanlorenzo superyacht 460EXP

Launch of Sanlorenzo superyacht 460EXP

In terms of performance, 460EXP superyacht is capable of covering more than 4000 nautical miles autonomously at an economical speed of 11 knots. She is run by twin CAT C32 Acert diesel engines.

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