New 66m Motor Yacht FB269 by BENETTI sold to John Staluppi

July 16, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova


Benetti is thrilled to announce that the all-new 66-metre motor yacht FB269 has been sold to one of their most loyal Owners ever – Mr. John Staluppi. Luxury motor yacht FB 269 is a striking semi-displacement full custom vessel, with naval architecture by Frank Mulder and the yard’s engineering team. Her exterior design is by Giorgio Cassetta Design and the yard’s in-house design team.

New 66m Benetti superyacht FB 269 sold

New 66m Benetti superyacht FB 269 sold

To be made of steel and aluminium, luxury yacht FB269 by Benetti will boast a highly efficient and performing hull. She is expected to reach a maximum speed of over 20 knots.

Vincenzo Poerio, Benetti CEO, comments:We are delighted of John coming back, especially with such a request, we can define as a very exciting “new challenge”. This  relationship  –  with a so faithful client give us a responsibility even heavier than our usual. We are sure to meet once again with his desires. By the way is an unrivaled  signal  of  Benetti’s  great  commercial  success  –  based  on  customer listening in addition to our working teams unmatchable capabilities to realize any kind of Owners’ request.”

John and Jeanette Staluppi said:We are very happy to be building our new yacht with the Benetti team as my wife, Jeanette and I were extremely pleased with “Diamonds are Forever“. The new venture will be of a much higher standard with new modern day high tech systems, and once again working with Frank and Bas Mulder. With  the combination of expertise between Benetti, Mulder and our design team, we believe this will be our greatest project.

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