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Seventh Classic Supreme 132 M/Y CHRIMI III splashes at Benetti

February 12, 2016

Written by zuzana

The seventh Classic Supreme 132 M/Y CHRIMI III (hull BS007) has recently splashed at the leading Italian shipyard, Benetti. The exterior design of this exciting new 40-metre superyacht comes from the drawing board of Stefano Righini, while Alessandro Pulina of Pulina DNA and the yard’s design office were responsible for the interiors.

Benetti Classic Supreme 132 – Photo by Thierry Ameller

Benetti Classic Supreme 132 – Photo by Thierry Ameller

The Classic Supreme 132 provides deluxe accommodation for up to 10 guests in a full-beam owner’s suite on the main deck, fitted with an office, walk in wardrobe and his and hers bathrooms. There are also two en-suite VIP guest cabins and two en-suite twin cabins, all positioned on the lower deck.

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Superb 45m M/Y AMORE MIO by Heesen spotted in Hellevoetsluis, the Netherlands

February 11, 2016

Written by zuzana

The superb 45m M/Y AMORE MIO by Heesen was photographed by ‘Dutchmegayachts’ at anchor in Hellevoetsluis, the Netherlands. Previously known as Project NECTO and YN 17145, this powerful and sporty vessel was launched in November 2015 as the largest and most powerful sports yacht ever built in the Netherlands.

Amore Mio by Heesen - Photo by Dutchmegayachts

Amore Mio by Heesen – Photo by Dutchmegayachts

Designed by Omega Architects, AMORE MIO provides the very rare combination of space, speed, style and safety. Her semi-displacement aluminium hull ensures both rapid acceleration and smooth power. The vessel is powered by twin MTU 16V diesel engines, reaching a thrilling top speed of 30 knots.

Amore Mio - front view - Photo by Dutchmegayachts

Amore Mio – front view – Photo by Dutchmegayachts

A mix of contemporary style and sophisticated elegance, the stylish interiors, created by Cristiano Gatto, can accommodate ten guests across five magnificent staterooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. The master suite is traditionally positioned on the main deck forward, and is fitted with a relaxation corner with a large built-in, curved sofa on the starboard side, as well as vanity table on the port side.

Amore Mio in Hellevoetsluis - aft view - Photo by Dutchmegayachts

Amore Mio in Hellevoetsluis – aft view – Photo by Dutchmegayachts

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Officina Italiana Design among IY&A Awards 2016 Finalists with Riva 88’ Florida

February 11, 2016

Written by zuzana

Officina Italiana Design has been announced as one of the finalists for the International Yacht and Aviation Award 2016, with the striking Riva 88’ Florida yacht. This will compete in the ‘Power Boat 25-40 metre Award’ category.

Riva 88 Florida by Officina Italiana Design

Riva 88 Florida by Officina Italiana Design

The first convertible luxury motor yacht, Florida 88’ is a groundbreaking vessel because it marries the open and coupé concepts in one effortless package, thanks to her simple but effective Convertible Top system.

Aboard Riva 88 Florida

Aboard Riva 88 Florida

The 2015-unveiled Florida 88’ boasts magnificently sporty, streamlined lines which brilliantly complement the convertible superstructure concept. The original windows running along the hull draw plenty of light into the interior, and together with the silvery livery, create a line that accentuates the Florida’s raked sleekness.

Riva 88 Florida - Interior

Riva 88 Florida – Interior

There are plenty of new features aboard this timelessly elegant vessel, starting from the new ‘Moon Grey’ shade, a light metallic grey that enhances the yacht’s slender lines, and is in pleasant contrast with the ‘Bright Black’ shade details. The hull profile has an innovative-design with continuous glazing and a stainless steel plate that bears the Riva logo in its central part.

The designers decided to feature some of the vintage materials of the 80s, wood in particular, especially for the interiors to create the classic retro feel. Specifically peach skin elm wood was chosen to convey a soft and cozy feeling.

WIDER 150 Super Yacht GENESI Beach Club

February 11, 2016

Written by zuzana

Wider Yachts has unveiled a great video below, showing the amazing beach club of the Wider 150 super yacht GENESI, which has been successfully completed, and is now available to see in operation. This impressive space can be easily transformed from a tender bay to an elegant beach club with a private swimming pool and a generous deck area.

Moreover, the Italian shipyard has proudly announced that their diesel-electric GENESI has successfully completed all her sea trials, which started in mid-November. The tests confirmed the vessel’s spectacular maneuverability, low fuel consumption, as well as silent operation.

Moonen 94 Superyacht INFINITY now FOR SALE

February 11, 2016

Written by zuzana

Moonen Shipyards have announced that the Moonen 94 superyacht INFINITY is currently available for sale because her previous owner is building a new Moonen. Measuring 28,90m in length, this beautiful 2007-launched vessel was impressively refitted in the winter of 2012/13.

Moonen 94 Infinity underway

Moonen 94 Infinity underway

Rene van der Velden was responsible for the striking lines of INFINITY, mixing up the comfort and fuel consumption of a displacement yacht with the speed of a semi-displacement boat. Moreover, she provides a great chance to cruise in many more areas, even the shallow waters of the Bahamas.

Infinity - Exterior

Infinity – Exterior

Boasting beautiful aerodynamic lines and a soft-riding, round bilge hull, INFINITY is amazingly comfortable at sea. She can power along at 22 knots yet also offers very low fuel consumption levels at lower speeds, and has a transatlantic range at 10 knots.

Infinity - Wheelhouse

Infinity – Wheelhouse

INFINITY embodies Moonen’s long engineering experience and is among the quietest yachts of this size and speed on the market. In fact, she mixes up the best of both worlds in terms of comfort and speed.

Infinity - Saloon

Infinity – Saloon

Spacious interiors in an English-inspired style were created by Art-Line. The contemporary décor, with an urban, near-universal appeal, features alternating veneers of dark and light wood. The sophisticated styling is particularly evident in the master suite – with a bathroom enclosed by double smoked glass doors – and the cosy starboard stateroom.

Infinity - Cabin

Infinity – Cabin

The main deck layout consists of an open galley and snug dining corner. The sun deck hosts a grill, wet bar and fridge, and the multifunctional nature of the generous sunbathing spaces is enhanced by a bimini; all designed to provide a wonderful home from home whether cruising the Mediterranean, the Caribbean or anywhere else.

Infinity - Bathroom

Infinity – Bathroom

INFINITY is the ideal synthesis of first class comfort – both on board and in terms of performance – with an impressive turn of speed.

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US premiere for NEW Sanlorenzo SL 86 Yacht at Yachts Miami Beach 2016

February 11, 2016

Written by zuzana

Sanlorenzo will be present at the 2016 Yachts Miami Beach show, starting today, on February 11, displaying the new SL86 yacht for the first time on the American market. An amazing number of 11 units of this highly successful model have been already sold since its debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival.

New SL 86 by Sanlorenzo at the 2016 Yachts Miami Beach

New SL 86 by Sanlorenzo at the 2016 Yachts Miami Beach

Measuring 26,76m (86’) in length, Sanlorenzo SL86 is a planing hull motoryacht in fiberglass, magnificently penned by Officina Italiana Design. She boasts new design, spaces optimization and plenty of innovations, with features to become new standards on all the planing range: the bow is now a living space with sofas, table, sunbathing cushions, as well as a foldable sun hood.

Sanlorenzo SL86 in Miami - aft view

Sanlorenzo SL86 in Miami – aft view

In order to optimize and maximize all the spaces and to enrich them with natural light, the sheerline amid ship was cut to let the larger side windows catch as much light as possible. Moreover, the salon is wider than on the previous SL82, and releases a new freshness.

During the event, Sanlorenzo will showcase 5 models in total. Besides the new SL86, there will be also such striking vessels on display as the SL96, the SL118, the SD112, as well as the SD126. Each of these models was built made to measure, meeting the style and requests of their North and Central American owners.

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Selection of Luxury Superyachts to be displayed at Yachts Miami Beach 2016

February 10, 2016

Written by zuzana

Set to open its doors tomorrow, on February 11, the 2016 Yachts Miami Beach, previously known as Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, will host some of the most spectacular yachts in the world. Below is a selection of luxury vessels expected to be showcased at this eagerly awaited event.

Silver Fast

Silver Fast

During the event, the Island Gardens Marina will be hosting SILVER FAST. This super-sleek, innovative, fuel efficient 252-foot vessel represents the fourth and most advanced yacht in the SILVERYACHTS series. She builds on the success and experience of the multi- award winning SILVER, SILVER ZWEI and SMERALDA.

Natita

Natita

The impressive 66m (216’) NATITA will be also showcased at the event. Her luxurious interiors by Alberto Pinto offer accommodation in a generous full-beam 12m (39’) master suite, as well as additional VIP cabin and four guest cabins.

Papi Di Papi

Papi Di Papi

The 2012 PAPI DI PAPI will be another jewel of the sea to be present at the Show. She was designed by ISA & Andrea Vallicelli, with interiors created by Francesco Paszkowski. She features a 6 stateroom arrangement with large interior spaces and extensive external areas, including the trademark double staircase aft, a beach area, as well as gorgeous sundeck.

Seafarer

Seafarer

One of the many luxury yachts to be displayed by Hargrave at the Show will be SEAFARER. This beautiful 101-foot vessel stands out with her aft deck enclosure, walk around decks, open fly bridge with spa, country kitchen and four spacious staterooms, including a His and Her bath.

Ferretti 960

Ferretti 960

Ferretti 960 will be one of 14 luxury yachts to be showcased by Ferretti Group America at the 2016 Yachts Miami Beach. The largest planning pleasure boat that Ferretti has ever built, she is the first Ferretti with the owner’s suite positioned on the main deck, which is a feature that is most likely to be on larger vessels. The vessel offers numerous solutions and attributes which usually are reserved for vessels measuring over 100 feet in length, including three crew cabins of which one is exclusively for the captain, as well as a separate access to the crew quarters directly from the galley.

Hodgdon Yacht Services complete repair work on 154’ ketch ASOLARE

February 10, 2016

Written by zuzana

Hodgdon Yacht Services, the division of Hodgdon that is dedicated to refit, maintenance, as well as repair services of recreational boats and yachts, has successfully completed the repair work on the 46,90m (154’) ketch ASOLARE at their facilities in Boothbay, Maine. Launched in 2003 by Hodgdon Yachts, ASOLARE was the largest cold-molded yacht ever built at the time. She was designed by Bruce King, with interior design by Winch Design.

Re-launch of ASOLARE at Hodgdon Yacht Services

Re-launch of ASOLARE at Hodgdon Yacht Services

“As the original builders of Asolare, we are pleased that we were able to complete this important repair work,” commented Timothy Hodgdon, President and CEO of Hodgdon. “The company’s connection to this yacht – combined with our technical expertise – uniquely positioned us for the execution of this project.”

Asolare on the water

Asolare on the water

The work included replacement of the mizzen mast, repairs to the aft cabin and deck areas, extensive maintenance to the electrical power, sea water, hydraulic and mechanical systems, and an upgrade to the computerized sail handling controls. All three of Hodgdon’s locations in Boothbay took part in the project, including its Shipyard in East Boothbay, its Marina in Boothbay Harbor and its Boatyard on Southport Island.

“We at Hodgdon Yacht Services were excited to have a yacht of Asolare’s size and complexity to further advance our reputation for refit and repair of superyachts, having also completed a 15 month refit of a 116-foot schooner earlier in the year,” commented Sandy Spaulding, President of Hodgdon Yacht Services. “I also want to thank Carl Persak and Jeremy Wurmfeld of Persak & Wurmfeld who, as the Owner’s Representatives, worked closely with us to achieve the desired outcome.”

Below is a short video showing luxury yacht ASOLARE at Hodgdon Yacht Services:

Glamorous Med Vacations aboard 50m Superyacht CASINO ROYALE

February 10, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Measuring almost 50 metres, the head-turning luxury superyacht CASINO ROYALE is ready for Mediterranean vacations in glamour and style! Book this outstanding and popular charter yacht this summer and embark on an amazing holiday of your lifetime with your friends or family on board.

Casino Royale Palm Beach

Casino Royale Palm Beach

CASINO ROYALE is available for US$ 255,000 per week plus expenses to cruise the enchanting Mediterranean destinations of Italy, Spain, Croatia or Turkey, and includes a fabulous, highly-trained crew of ten. She was built in 2008 by Christensen and has since been maintained in immaculate condition, with regular updates and a full exterior paint job in 2014.

CASINO ROYALE -  Spa Pool

CASINO ROYALE - Spa Pool

Accommodation is provided for up to twelve charter guests in six beautifully appointed staterooms, including a stunning king-sized master suite situated on the main deck, spreading the entire width of the vessel. This suite also features a private study at the entrance with a desk, as well as a spacious full-width bathroom facility located forward, adorned with marble and gorgeous central Spa Pool, large multi-jet shower, vanity, plus a heated floor and towel bars.

CASINO ROYALE -  Master Suite

CASINO ROYALE - Master Suite

CASINO ROYALE -  Master Bath

CASINO ROYALE - Master Bath

The remainder of the staterooms is situated on below decks and includes one generous VIP cabin aft, also spreading full width and boasting spa pool and separate shower. There are further two king sized cabins situated to port and starboard amidships and two double cabins with additional twin beds located to port and starboard forward. Each stateroom is equipped with en suite bathroom facilities and a satellite HD TV/DVD/iPod dock. There is a two drawer refrigerator in guest foyer below.

CASINO ROYALE -  Main Salon

CASINO ROYALE - Main Salon

CASINO ROYAL offers such commodities as an elevator that accesses all of her spacious decks and a huge sun deck with the popular Jacuzzi tub, a Dayhead, full bar with bar stools. Furthermore there are three fabulous on board dining spaces, both indoor and al fresco.

CASINO ROYALE -  Upper Deck

CASINO ROYALE - Upper Deck

CASINO ROYAL also boasts a fantastic range of water toys to ensure unlimited fun in and on the water. She is available in the Caribbean during the winter months and will be moving to the Mediterranean for the summer. Bookings for both the Eastern and Western Mediterranean are now open, so don’t hesitate to contact us for further information and availability on your preferred dates. In addition, we can provide you with a full list of similar yachts or other vessels that could best suite your requirements.

Motor Yacht CASINO ROYALE

Year:2008   L.O.A.:49.69m (163' )  Beam:9.00m (29' 6") 
Max Speed:0 knots  Cruise Speed:12 knots  Engines:ENGINES: 2 x MTU 12v4000  
Cabins: Charter Guest:12  Crew:10 

Line Up of Luxury Yachts to be displayed by Hargrave at 2016 Yachts Miami Beach

February 10, 2016

Written by zuzana

The well known US shipyard, Hargrave Custom Yachts, will be attending the upcoming Yachts Miami Beach show, displaying an amazing line-up of luxury yachts. The event will open its doors tomorrow, on February 11, and will run until Monday, February 15, 2016.

125’ Hargrave RPH charter yacht GIGI II will be the largest Hargrave vessel on display at the Show. Built in 2013, GIGI II boasts a European styling outside with an American comfort plan inside. She provides accommodation for up to 8 guests across four magnificent staterooms.

116′ Hargrave RPH Renaissance

116′ Hargrave RPH Renaissance

116’ Hargrave RPH RENAISSANCE is set to make her world premiere at the Show. The exciting new 2016 vessel was designed to pamper all the needs of guests aboard. Accommodation layout consists of five luxurious king-berth suites, including an on deck master and two lower king staterooms that convert into twin staterooms.

101’ Hargrave RPH MAR AZUL

101’ Hargrave RPH MAR AZUL

Built in 2014, the 101’ Hargrave RPH MAR AZUL will join the fleet of Hargrave vessels on display at the 2016 Yachts Miami Beach show. She boasts a spacious American floorplan and cheerful light wood interior, comfortably sleeping guests across four owner and guest suites comprised of a king full-beam master suite with private his and her bathrooms, king berth VIP suite, as well as two identical queen guest staterooms.

101' Hargrave RPH SEAFARER

101′ Hargrave RPH SEAFARER

The 2008-launched 101’ Hargrave RPH SEAFARER will be also showcased at the 2016 Show. With all of today’s seafaring “necessities” such as flat screen TVs, WiFi & original artwork, the vessel offers superior use of space and an exquisite interior.

101' Hargrave SL SEA VENTURE

101′ Hargrave SL SEA VENTURE

The Show will also host the 101’ Hargrave SL SEA VENTURE, built in 2010. The vessel hosts a beautiful Sky Lounge built for experienced boaters with features and equipment one would expect on a much larger yacht. Accommodation is offered to up to 9 guests across 4 superb suites.

96' Hargrave SL MARY CLARE

96′ Hargrave SL MARY CLARE

96’ Hargrave SL MARY CLARE from 2004 is another beautiful vessel to be displayed at the Show. MaryClare is a Capri Sky Lounge Hargrave model with a curvaceous European profile and a four stateroom plus crew layout. Her high volume interior is luxurious and provides maximum comfort.

78' Hargrave SL KISMET

78′ Hargrave SL KISMET

The Show will also feature the 78’ Hargrave SL KISMET, originally launched in 2003, and beautifully refitted in 2015. She boasts a wonderful balance of indoor and outdoor space, five lovely staterooms, an abundant equipment list, as well as day heads on main deck & sky lounge levels.

74' Ocean Alexander SL RUBICON

74′ Ocean Alexander SL RUBICON

The last but not least, Hargrave Custom Yachts will be also displaying the 74’ Ocean Alexander SL RUBICON, constructed in 2011. This lovely vessel boasts superb interiors created by Yacht Interiors by Shelley.

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