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Launched: Motor yacht Mangusta Oceano 42

May 03, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The 42-metre motor yacht Mangusta Oceano 42 was launched in Italy last week. She is a unique vessel designed by Alberto Mancini for Mangusta Overmarine, the shipyard, famous for building high-quality performance superyachts, incorporating innovative ideas with impeccable Italian design.

Hull #2 Mangusta Oceano 42 launched in Italy

Hull #2 Mangusta Oceano 42 launched in Italy

This is the second hull from Mangusta Oceano 42 series, which follows up from the first motor yacht launched in 2016 and named Namaste.

The concept of the yacht is quite distinctive: Mangusta Oceano 42 boasts a beautiful swimming pool with an infinity waterfall, as well as not just one but two sunbathing areas at the bow. At the stern, her guests will enjoy the tastefully appointed beach club with a platform that opens over the water.

Mangusta Overmarine launched Mangusta Oceano 42

Mangusta Overmarine launched Mangusta Oceano 42

Large windows that provide lots of natural light, limited visual barriers, a terrace overlooking the sea and other design elements create airy spaces with a fantastic relaxing atmosphere. In addition, the feeling of being closer to the sea is present at all times, thanks to the superb indoor-outdoor flow that the designers managed to achieve.

Mangusta Overmarine launched motor yacht Mangusta Oceanco 42

Mangusta Overmarine launched motor yacht Mangusta Oceanco 42

Interior plans had been totally customised to suit the owner’s preferences. Mangusta Oceano 42 provides accommodation for a total of 12 guests in 5 lovely cabins. A crew of 7 is also accommodated on board while ensuring the guests have complete privacy.

Motor yacht Mangusta Oceano 42 launched in Pisa

Motor yacht Mangusta Oceano 42 launched in Pisa

Mangusta Oceano 42 is fitted with stabilisers, and noise and vibration reduction system to comfortable cruising. She has a range of 4500 nm at the speed of 11 knots.

You can view a selection of luxury yachts built by Mangusta that are now available for charter. Contact our brokers now for more information.

Sanlorenzo Launches The Third 460EXP Motor Yacht “Ocean’s Four”

May 02, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Exciting news has been released by the Italian shipbuilder Sanlorenzo, as the third 460EXP motor yacht “Ocean’s Four” emerged from the shed and hit the water in La Spezia

Sanlorenzo460EXP motor yacht Ocean's Four launched in Italy

Sanlorenzo460EXP motor yacht Ocean’s Four launched in Italy

The 42.2-metere luxury yacht was built to the concept drawn by Francesco Paszkowski. Ocean’s Four was designed with generous living spaces and total safety for her guests to enjoy a true adventure cruising in distant and exotic destinations. Interior planning and decor were developed by Antonio Citterio Particia Viel.

Lavish accommodation is provided for ten guests in 5 cabins. The crew quarters offer accommodation for a total of seven crew members.

Sanlorenzo 460EXP motor yacht Ocean's Four

Sanlorenzo 460EXP motor yacht Ocean’s Four

Ocean’s Four can carry various water toys and tenders in her storage space of the aft deck. Apart from having the functionality of an explorer vessel, Ocean’s Four provides luxurious sunbathing and entertainment spaces.

Built with a steel displacement hull and aluminium superstructure, as well as powered by two CAT C32 ACERT diesel engines this superyacht is capable of reaching a top speed of 16 knots. Her total fuel capacity of 50,000 litres allow a maximum range of 4,000 nautical miles at 11 knots.

Sanlorenzo 460EXP M:Y Ocean's Four launched

Sanlorenzo 460EXP M:Y Ocean’s Four launched

This year, Sanlorenzo have launched three superyachts: SL 86 Motor yacht STAE, SL96 Motor yacht B&B and the 52-metre luxury superyacht Seven Sins. Already so popular, Charter yacht Seven Sins is one of the newest yachts for charter in the Mediterranean.

Luxury explorer yacht Moka, sister ship of Ocean’s Four, is available for charter from EUR€ 165,000.00 per week plus expenses in Eastern and Wester Mediterranean this summer and in the Caribbean during the winter season.

Sailing Yacht Gliss Relaunched at Royal Huisman

May 02, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Sailing yacht Gliss was originally launched in 2006 by Royal Huisman and was previously known for her striking turquoise hull. After undergoing a major refit, the 32-metre sailing yacht Gliss has been relaunched, and she is now the lucky owner of the brand new hull in another attractive color “whisper gray.” Before returning to her owner, Gliss has to undergo sea trials, which will begin shortly.

Sailing Yacht Gliss relaunched

Sailing Yacht Gliss relaunched

Gliss was designed by famous Philippe Briand, who also took care of her naval architecture. Interior designer Pieter Beeldsnijder created the beautiful interior decor of Gliss, which has not been changed majorly throughout the refit.

Sailing Yacht Gliss before refit. Photo credit BerrendzYachts

Sailing Yacht Gliss before refit. Photo credit BerrendzYachts

Sailing yacht Gliss provides accommodation for seven guests in 4 luxurious cabins: a master stateroom, a double stateroom, a twin and a single cabin. Gliss also allows accommodation for four crew members.

The total fuel capacity of the yacht is 8,500L, which provides a maximum range of 2,000 nm at 10 knots. The top speed of Gliss is 13 knots, as she is powered by Scania D12-65M engine.

Royal Huisman announced some fantastic news: it expansion into Germany and the launch of the 58-metre sailing yacht Ngoni.

 

Sunseeker 131′ Motor yacht Aladdin Hit the Water in the UK

April 30, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The British shipbuilder Sunseeker has launched the sixth motor yacht from the Sunseeker 131′ line. The new 40m superyacht hit the water last week and was named Aladdin. This semi-displacement motor yacht has a beam of 8 metres and has well-appointed airy living spaces.

Motor yacht Aladdin - Sunseeker 131. photo credit Barry Quince

Motor yacht Aladdin – Sunseeker 131. Photo credit Barry Quince

Aladdin is a tri-deck yacht that can accommodate 10 guests in 5 lavish cabins, which include a full-beam master suite, two double and two twin cabins. She is powered by two MTU 12V 4000 M93 engines and can reach a top speed of 25 knots.

Prior to Aladdin, Sunseeker launched five other motor yacht from the Sunseeker 131 series: Zozo, Take 5, Jacozami, Oriental and Sunseeker 131 Hull #5.

Sunseeker 131 Yacht

Sunseeker 131 Yacht

While Aladdin will be undergoing her sea trials, her sister ship Jacozami can take you on a breathtaking charter vacation in the Mediterranean this summer.

 

Ocean King 130′ Explorer Yacht Launched and Named “Genesia”

April 30, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The Italian shipbuilder Cantieri Navali Chioggia (CNC) launched its flagship model, the 40m/130ft motor yacht Genesia. Built to the design by Andrea Vallicelli, Genesia is a beautiful explorer yacht from the Ocean King 130 yacht series.

Cantieri Navali Chioggia launched the 40m explorer yacht Genesia

Cantieri Navali Chioggia launched the 40m explorer yacht Genesia

Designed for efficient cruising, this self-sufficient Explorer vessel has a fuel capacity of 200,000 litres, providing a range of 9,500 nautical miles at a speed of 9 knots. She is capable of cruising in various sea conditions and can carry a lot of water toys and an 8-metre tender on her massive aft upper deck.

CNC (Cantieri Navali Chioggia) Launched Explorer Yacht Genesia

CNC (Cantieri Navali Chioggia) Launched Explorer Yacht Genesia

Accommodation is provided for a total of 8 guests in 4 cabins. The cabin configuration consists of a master suite, a VIP cabin and two twin cabins. Spacious living spaces are featured onboard as well, providing great comfort for prolonged cruising.

Cantieri Navali Chioggia Ocean King 130' Explorer Yacht Genesia

Cantieri Navali Chioggia Ocean King 130′ Explorer Yacht Genesia

Genesia will make her first appearance at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show. You can find out more about superyachts built by CNC here.

Benetti launches custom 67m yacht ‘Seasense’

April 28, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Benetti has announced the launch of its 67m/220ft FB268 superyacht ‘SEASENSE‘ at its historic shipyard in Livorno in front of the owner’s representatives, Benetti management and the shipyard workers and crew.

Benetti FB268 superyacht SEASENSE

Benetti FB268 superyacht SEASENSE

Her sleek silhouette was designed by the Benetti shipyard, while Dutch designer Cor D. Rover produced the elegant exterior and the interior was completed by AREA of Los Angeles in collaboration with the Benetti design team.

The steel hull and aluminium superstructure were built for an experienced superyacht owner commissioning from the Benetti shipyard for the first time.

As the name SEASENSE suggests, the owner wanted a design focused on as much contact with the marine environment as possible, and the prioritisation of exterior space over interiors is reflected in the design: The main deck aft features a large pool and a sun lounging area that joins onto a main salon that uses sliding glass doors to expose the interior to the best of the local climate.

Benetti FB268 SEASENSE at launch

Benetti FB268 SEASENSE at launch

In addition to the large exterior areas, the layout is designed to accommodate up to 12 guests over 6 cabins. Motor yacht SEASENSE is capable of cruising at 15 knots with a top speed of 15.5 knots. At a consistent speed of 12 knots, she is capable of 5,000 nautical miles.

Production is progressing on time and luxury yacht SEASENSE is scheduled for delivery at the end of July 2017.

Watch: Balk Shipyard launched 31m Motor Yacht Sandalphon

April 25, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

You might not recognise the newly launched motor yacht Sandalphon but, in fact, she is completely rebuilt 31-metre Project Gisele. This luxury yacht has undergone an extensive interior and exterior refit, which took over two years. Transferred to Balk Shipyard in 2015, Sandalphone (ex. Project Gisele) had her hull extended to 31 metres, while highly professional Azure Yacht Design worked on her interior and exterior transformation.

Balk Shipyard launched 31m Sandalphon

Balk Shipyard launched 31m Sandalphon

Sandalphone is now looking fabulous, featuring modern styling and beautiful living spaces. A large bar, beautiful lounge area on the top deck with panoramic views, as well as an extensive selection of water toys, will provide outstanding luxury experience cruising aboard this beauty.

Sandalphone is scheduled for delivery in the end of May.

Cantiere delle Marche launched M/Y GALEGO

April 25, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Cantiere delle Marche (CdM) has held an official launch ceremony of their new motor yacht Galego in Italy. M/Y Galego is a 31-metre luxury yacht from the CdM Darwin Class 102′ Explorer yachts series. The shipbuilder specialises in luxury yacht construction and design, with a large number of 80-100 ft yacht projects. Darwin Class and Nauta Air are the two most successful motor yacht lines produced by CdM.

CdM Motor yacht Galego launched

CdM Motor yacht Galego launched

Famous for custom-built motor yachts, CdM designed Galego with unique features, both regarding function and design. When the yacht was sold in late 2015, CdM revealed some details on her design, which included a fully-equipped gym area, a large garage for tenders and toys. Interior height allowance saw some modifications too, according to the owner’s preferences.

M/Y Galego

M/Y Galego

Motor yacht Galego is believed to have interior design by PFA & Partners, developed in collaboration with CdM’s project managers and the owner. Welcoming atmosphere onboard was created by the use of walnut wood, Hermes wallpapers, Paltrona Frau leather and other stunning materials.

Accommodation is provided for eight guests in the following cabin configuration: full-beam master stateroom, VIP stateroom and two guest cabins.

It is likely that motor yacht Galego will join the global fleet of charter yachts, however, this information is still to be confirmed. Meanwhile, there is a selection of luxury superyachts built by CdM that are now available for charter. For more information, rates and availability, please contact our friendly charter brokers.

55m LILI launched by Amels

April 21, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Amels has announced the launch of 55m/180ft superyacht LILI, a limited edition Amels 180 hull, from its shipyard in the Netherlands.

AMELS 180 'LILI' preparing for launch at the Netherlands shipyard

AMELS 180 ‘LILI’ preparing for launch at the Netherlands shipyard

Before touching the water onlookers were rewarded with a full view of her refined hull colour scheme, comprised of white, tan and coal black for a striking contemporary appearance.

Tim Heywood (who designed the exterior for other recently launched Amels superyacht HERE COMES THE SUN) completed the exterior styling and the owner selected Laura Sessa (M/Y MADAME KATE, ASTRA) as designer of choice for the interior.

The hull was customised to meet the owner’s requirements, with modifications including:

  • port and starboard folding bulwarks on the main deck, plus sliding doors to the formal dining area for a greater connection to the exterior space and natural surroundings
  • a main deck VIP suite with a secluded folding balcony
  • a bridge deck aft extension for the Owner’s suite
  • a 3m extension to the sundeck, creating 175m² of deck space
  • a 4m length 7,000 litre swimming pool with counter jets for swimming
AMELS 180 superyacht LILI - Exterior by Tim Heywood and interior by Laura Sessa

AMELS 180 superyacht LILI – Exterior by Tim Heywood and interior by Laura Sessa

“The AMELS 180 has proven highly popular on the superyacht market and LILI will add to that with her many unique customisations and beautiful colour scheme,” comments Rose Damen, AMELS Commercial Director. “She is an exceptionally high quality yacht that will no doubt create many happy memories for her Owners and guests.”

CCN Launched 50m Superyacht Elsea

April 21, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

CCN (Cerri Cantieri Navali) launched the 50-metre fully-custom superyacht Elsea in Italy. Designed by Studio Bacigalupo, Elsea boasts sleek lines and sporty profile. Her interior design was developed by Studio Vafiadis and features a beautiful Art Deco styling with lots of natural light.

Elsea 50m

CCN Superyacht Elsea 50m

There are two salons on board, one is for formal dining for 12 guests, and the upper salon is for informal get-togethers and chit chats. Outdoor lounges and a spacious beach club provide the guests with an opportunity to enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle. Accommodation layout comprises of 5 staterooms for a total of 12 guests. There is an owner’s cabins, a VIP stateroom, two doubles and one stateroom.

CCN launches 50m Elsea

CCN launches 50m Elsea

Diego Michele Deprati, CEO of the yard, said: “Elsea was an important challenge for us as it opens up a new course. It is the first one-of-a-kind motor yacht that marks CCN’s debut in the world of bespoke projects — unique masterpieces that respond to the customers’ requirements for full customisation.”

Built from an aluminium semi-planing hull, Elsea is expected to have a maximum speed of 27 knots, as she is powered by three MTU 16V2000M94 engines. She will be cruising at a comfortable speed of 18 knots.