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Sanlorenzo to be present at three Luxury Yacht Shows this autumn

August 28, 2012

The prestigious Italian luxury yacht builder Sanlorenzo will attend the major Superyacht Shows, held this autumn. These include the Cannes International Boat Show, the Monaco Yacht Show, as well as the Genoa International Boat Show.

Sanlorenzo in Cannes


Festival de la Plaisance 2012

Running from September 11 to 16, Sanlorenzo will be present at the prominent Cannes International Boat Show, exhibiting along with its exclusive dealer for France and Monte Carlo, Rodriguez Group. The company will showcase SL94 (an example of these series is motor yacht Silvie VI), SL104 (an example of SL104 model is  Indigo superyacht), SD92 (same model is the charter yacht Lady Victoria), SD122 ( luxury yacht Souraya is also SD122 model), as well as 40Alloy 111 yacht.

Sanlorenzo in Monaco


Monaco Yacht Show 2012

The prestigious Monaco Yacht Show will take place in Port Hercules, Monte Carlo, September 19 – 22. Sanlorenzo will exhibit two exceptional models: 40Alloy motor yacht 111 as well as 46Steel superyacht.

Sanlorenzo in Genoa

Genoa International Boat Show 2012

Another top event, this year’s Genoa International Boat Show will also boast Sanlorenzo models: SL72, SL82 (an example is charter yacht Tourbillon), SL94, SL104, SL108 (the newest is motor yacht Regine), SD92 and SD122, along with 40Alloy superyacht 111 and luxury yacht 46Steel. The Show will run from October 6 to 14.

Sunrise Yachts to attend the 2012 Cannes International Boat Show

August 27, 2012

The well known Turkish builder Sunrise Yachts will attend the next Cannes International Boat Show, running from September 11 to 16. The company is currently working on two 63-metre models, including the luxury motor yacht Project 601, as well as the Hull 632 superyacht.

Sunrise Yachts

Project 601
Due to be delivered in 2014, the building of the Sunrise Project 601 megayacht started in 2011. With exterior design by Espen Oeino and interior design by Redman Whiteley Dixon, the 63m Project 601 comfortably sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 beautiful staterooms. She is run by twin MTU 12V 4000 M63 diesels, reaching a top speed of around 16 knots.

63m luxury yacht Project 601 under construction at Sunrise Yachts

63m luxury yacht Project 601 under construction at Sunrise Yachts

Hull 632
Luxury yacht Hull 632 is another spectacular 63-metre full displacement vessel, currently under construction at Sunrise Yachts. With delivery scheduled for 2014, Hull 632 is also designed by Espen Oeino, with lovely interior by the Bremen-based Focus Yacht Design. Accommodation is divided into 6 magnificent suites for up to 12 guests. There is also space for an impressive 18 professional crew. Powered by twin MTU 12V 4000 M63 diesel engines, this exceptional vessel can achieve a maximum speed of 17 knots.

63m design concept on which the motor yacht Hull 632 by Sunrise is based

63m design concept on which the motor yacht Hull 632 by Sunrise is based

The second motor yacht Ferretti 881 RPH delivered by Lee Marine

August 27, 2012

The legendary motor yacht Ferretti 881 RPH (raised pilot house) has been delivered to her new owner at Ferretti’s shipyard in Cattollica, Italy by Lee Marine, Phuket‘s top yacht broker. The 27m Ferretti 881 RPH superyacht is the second Ferretti sold by Lee Marine to the same owner.

Luxury motor yacht Ferretti 881 RPH in Italy

Luxury motor yacht Ferretti 881 RPH in Italy

The luxury yacht Ferretti 881 RPH, which was sold at the PIMEX International Boat Show in Phuket in 2011, is destined for cruising with its American owner to take in the pristine waters of Croatia and Montenegro, the unique history and beauty of Venice and the splendour of the southern Italian coast of the Mediterranean as well as the tropical seas of Asia, including the unsurpassed cruising grounds around Thailand, along the stunning Andaman Coast. The raised pilot house on the upper deck provides magnificent views of her surroundings, making the Ferretti 881 RPH an ideal yacht for cruising in the picturesque waters of these regions.

Lee Marine Managing Director Joshua Lee, who delivered the 27m superyacht Ferretti 881 RPH in Italy and also participated in sea trials in the Mediterranean with the owner, said the Ferretti 881 RPH has been customized to the owner’s wishes, including an adaptation for Asia’s tropical conditions. Lee Marine is the long term Thailand agent of Ferretti yachts.

27m superyacht Ferretti 881 RPH - rear view

27m superyacht Ferretti 881 RPH - rear view

“We are excited and proud to have delivered this second Ferretti yacht to the same owner. Together we have worked very closely on planning every aspect, from negotiating the purchase through to detailed customisation, to meet the owner’s wishes. Purchases like this bring together all of the many years of specialized experience Lee Marine has accumulated delivering the highest level of customer service that only a company of our experience can provide,” Mr Lee said.

Ferretti 881 RPH yachts have a maximum speed of 29 knots and cruising speed of 26 knots, with a range of up to 355 nautical miles, powered by two 2.211 horsepower MTU engines.

Josh Lee in the cockpit of the Ferretti 881 RPH superyacht

Josh Lee in the cockpit of the Ferretti 881 RPH superyacht

In addition to the upper deck containing the pilot house, the Ferretti 881 RPH yacht has several new design solutions that optimize space and brightness. The master cabin has two large, open view windows on both sides and, located in the central part of the hull, faces in the opposite direction to navigation, affording a unique view of the sea.

Motor yacht Ferretti 881 RPH - Interior

Motor yacht Ferretti 881 RPH - Interior

Externally a very large fly bridge, with a Spa Pool, bimini top and sofas, makes it an ideal place for sharing with guests. Below, a large garage aft with an hydraulic opening, stores a jet ski. The interior features light tones, such as elm, and soft coloured materials making the salon stand out in terms of size and luminosity.

Designed by Studio Zuccon International Project and the Ferretti Group engineering division, the Ferretti 881 RPH yacht has a generous salon with leather sofas, three cabins that can accommodate six guests in maximum comfort and privacy, each with its own bathroom.

Luxurious cabins aboard Ferretti 881 RPH superyacht

Luxurious cabins aboard Ferretti 881 RPH superyacht

New Ferretti 870 Flybridge Launched
Joshua Lee, in Italy for the hand over and sea trials of Lee Marine’s second Ferretti 881 RPH yacht also reports great interest in the new Ferretti 870 Flybridge yacht, due her world premiere at the Cannes Boat Show from 11-16 September, 2012. The new yacht was launched on 4 June at Marina de Cattolica in Italy. The boat was due to undergo technical checks ready for delivery to a European owner.

The luxury yacht Ferretti 870 Flybridge is 26.5 metres long with a 6 metre beam; she has a maximum speed of 30 knots, cruising speed of 27 knots, is powered by twin 1.9 hp MTU 12 V 2000M94 engines and has a range of 360 nautical miles at cruising speed. The yacht replaces the Ferretti 830, one of the most successful Ferretti boats ever built. It is collaboration between Studio Zuccon International, Advanced Yacht Technology and the Centro Stile.

Feretti 870 superyacht at launch

Feretti 870 superyacht at launch

Commented Ferretti Yachts Brand Manager Alessandro Tirelli: “The Ferretti 870 Flybridge stands out for its great focus on onboard comfort and well being through brilliant, innovative interior design solutions, but also for its outstanding performances, extraordinary onboard noiselessness and the unique privacy it ensures. We are really looking forward to presenting it as an absolute premiere at the September and October boat shows.”

Ferretti Group Successful Share Capital Renewal

Ferretti Group has also confirmed the successful renewal of the share capital of the company through a share capital increase of Є200 million and a reduction in its debt to a sustainable level. The company said in a statement that the restructuring places it in the right condition to fully resume all activities. The company is looking forward to expanding throughout Europe, America and Asia Pacific.

The new 60 Sunreef Power charter yacht EWHALA by Sunreef Yachts launched

August 24, 2012

Following the July launch of the splendid Sunreef 82 superyacht HOUBARA, the prominent Polish builder Sunseeker Yachts is pleased to announce that they have successfully launched their 60 Sunreef Power yacht EWHALA. Launched a week ago and officially presented to the VIP guests during a private cocktail reception at the Hilton hotel in Gdansk’s amazing Old Town, charter yacht EWHALA will soon leave for the South of France to make her World Debut at the upcoming Cannes International Boat Show.

The newly launched 60 Sunreef Power yacht EWHALA by Sunreef Yachts

The newly launched 60 Sunreef Power yacht EWHALA by Sunreef Yachts

Luxury yacht EWHALA has been commissioned by a European owner, and is laid out in a semi-owner version with two double cabins in the forward section, two double cabins in the starboard hull, and one double, one bunk-bed cabin (for the crew) in the port hull. All cabins have private bathrooms and abundant storage. The interior of the main deck features the galley and a dining area, while a mezzanine floor located in the midship comprises internal helm station and lounge, providing access to the forward guest cabins. The spacious sun deck, Sunreef’s speciality and trademark, accessible from the cockpit, houses external helm station, wet bar with barbecue, dining area and a huge sun pad, ideal for outdoor lounging in the sun.

The innovative JMS boat control system by ZF Marine Electronics Group, allowing the boat to be easily maneuvered with a joystick, has been installed aboard EWHALA yacht. It is a very rare feature on large catamaran yachts, and Sunreef is delighted to apply this system on its new power model.

EWHALA yacht - Interior

Charter yacht EWHALA - Interior

The interior design of the EWHALA yacht is modern and minimalist, based on wenge and oak contrast, finished with gray and white upholstery and brushed stainless steel details.

Sunreef Yachts has now two more units of the 60 Sunreef Power under construction, the last contract has been signed just a few days ago at the Sunreef shipyard after the presentation of charter yacht EWHALA in Gdansk, Poland.

Below is a choice of the magnificent charter yachts by Sunreef Yachts.

Superyacht Pershing 82 launched

August 24, 2012

The well known Italian builder Pershing, a brand of Ferretti Group, successfully launched its 25m motor yacht Pershing 82 on August 13. Designed by Fulvio De Simoni, AYT-Advanced Yacht Technology as well as Centro Stile Ferrettigroup, Pershing 82 superyacht is a beautiful, high performance open vessel. She will make her public debut at the next Cannes International Boat Show.

25m superyacht Pershing 82
25m superyacht Pershing 82

Luxury yacht Pershing 82 provides 4 lovely and comfortable cabins. These consist of the master suite amidships, a VIP cabin forward as well as two cabins with twin beds at the bow of the master suite. The master suite features the large open-view windows, providing plenty of light. At the bow, the VIP cabin, with an en-suite, is fitted with an elegant central bed, along with two big lateral wardrobes. The two guest cabins are more traditional, offering two twin beds. Below deck, the galley is separate from the saloon as well as the sleeping area to ensure the maximum privacy.

Superyacht Pershing 82 achieves an amazing maximum speed of 45 knots and a cruising speed of 40 knots, thanks to her twin MTU 16 V M93 diesel engines of 2435 mhp (1792 kW) with Searex SR140S propulsion system and Rolla surface piercing propellers.

Bilgin 160 Classic luxury yacht M&M on the way to Cote d’Azur to attend the 2012 Cannes Boat Show

August 23, 2012

Launched in July 2012, the 49m superyacht M&M is a beautiful, Classic 160 vessel, recently delivered by the Turkish builder Bilgin Yachts. Motor yacht M&M is currently on the way from Istanbul to Cote d’Azur to attend the upcoming Cannes International Boat Show, taking place from September 11 to 16. Subsequently, she will be exhibited at the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show from September 19 to 23.

Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht M&M

Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht M&M

49m M&M superyacht

49m M&M superyacht

M&M superyacht - Wheelhouse

M&M superyacht - Wheelhouse

Bilgin motor yacht M&M - Luxurious Interior

Bilgin motor yacht M&M - Luxurious Interior

Superyacht M&M - Galley

Superyacht M&M - Galley

Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht M&M - Dining

Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht M&M - Dining

49m motor yacht M&M - Saloon

49m motor yacht M&M - Saloon

Bilgin 160 Classic M&M superyacht - Master Cabin

Bilgin 160 Classic M&M superyacht - Cabin

Bilgin 160 Classic yacht M&M - Twin Cabin

Bilgin 160 Classic yacht M&M - Twin Cabin

Luxury yacht M&M - Bathroom

Luxury yacht M&M - Bathroom

Additional images of the newly delivered Bilgin Classic 160′ superyacht M&M

August 23, 2012

Recently delivered to her new Owner by the Turkish shipyard Bilgin Yachts, the Gentleman Classic 160′ motor yacht M&M is an exceptional vessel, representing the bygone golden yachting era. Making her world premiere at the next Cannes International Boat Show, the 48,7m M&M superyacht is currently for sale for € 11,500,000.

48,7m luxury motor yacht M&M by Bilgin Yachts

48,7m luxury motor yacht M&M by Bilgin Yachts

Bilgin Classic 160′ luxury yacht M&M accommodates up to 12 guests in comfort and style. She provides 6 beautiful cabins. These comprise a master stateroom, a VIP cabin, a double cabin, along with three twin cabins. There is also space for her 7 professional crew.

M&M superyacht by Bilgin Yachts

M&M superyacht by Bilgin Yachts

48,7m luxury yacht M&M

48,7m luxury yacht M&M

Built to RINA and commercial standards, the 48,7m superyacht M&M is driven by twin MAN 707hp engines, reaching a maximum speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. M&M also boasts zero speed stabilizers to provide a more comfortable experience while aboard.

M&M superyacht - Exterior

M&M superyacht - Exterior

Aboard Bilgin motor yacht M&M

Aboard Bilgin motor yacht M&M

Bilgin superyacht M&M

Bilgin superyacht M&M

Bilgin Classic 160' yacht M&M providing the maximum relaxation

Bilgin Classic 160' yacht M&M providing the maximum relaxation

Bilgin Classic 160 yacht M&M

Bilgin Classic 160 yacht M&M

Bilgin Classic 160′ motor yacht M&M delivered

August 22, 2012

Successfully launched last month, the Turkish builder Bilgin has recently delivered its Gentleman Classic 160′ superyacht, now known as motor yacht M&M. Available for sale at a very convenient price of 11,500,000 €, superyacht M&M will make her public debut at the 2012 Cannes International Boat Show in September. The yard is currently working on another Classic 160, due to be launched in 2013.

Bilgin Classic 160' motor yacht M&M

Bilgin Classic 160' motor yacht M&M

The GENTLEMAN CLASSIC 160′ superyacht M&M is a yacht bred to encapsulate the classic image of luxury yachting.

M&M superyacht - view from above

M&M superyacht - view from above

Luxury yacht M&M - Exterior

Luxury yacht M&M - Exterior

The 48,7m luxury yacht M&M captures the look as well as the feel of a golden era in luxurious yachting, but is filled with state-of-the-art equipment and constructed with the very best in classic Turkish Wood Craftsmanship.

Bilgin superyacht M&M - Main Saloon

Bilgin superyacht M&M - Main Saloon

M&M superyacht - Dining

M&M superyacht - Dining

The Gentleman’s Style M&M yacht is built to RINA and commercial standards and offers total comfort, space and style for all on board; capable of accommodating up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. She will come complete with zero speed stabilizers.

Luxurious cabins aboard M&M superyacht

Luxurious cabins aboard M&M superyacht

Motor yacht M&M - Bathroom

Motor yacht M&M - Bathroom

Main Characteristics of the Bilgin Classic 160′ superyacht M&M

Year: 2012
Length: 48,7m
Beam: 8,5m
Hull Material: Steel

ENGINES: 2 x MAN – 707hp

Classification: RINA
Cabins: 6 for 12 guests
Location: Istanbul

Sunreef’s new luxury yachts SKYLARK and EWHALA revealed at Hilton Hotel in Gdansk

August 21, 2012

The prestigious Polish builder Sunreef Yachts was extremely busy last week. The shipyard launched two luxury yachts in 4 days only: the new 2012 60 Sunreef Power yacht EWHALA as well as the splendid 70 Sunreef Power yacht SKYLARK. The yachts were officially revealed during the cocktail reception last Saturday, 18th of August, taking place on the embankment of the Hilton Hotel in Gdansk’s magnificent Old Town.

Sunreef luxury yachts EWHALA and SKYLARK presented at Hilton Hotel in Gdansk

Sunreef luxury yachts EWHALA and SKYLARK presented at Hilton Hotel in Gdansk

The proud owners and VIP guests enjoyed a champagne toast and grand dinner party later on. The Sunreef team was particularly touched by the thanking speech of the owner of SKYLARK yacht who stressed how important it was to him to have his dream yacht built at the Gdansk shipyard where the anticommunist fights eventually led to the fall of communism in the whole of Central and Eastern Europe.

Sunreef's catamaran yachts EWHALA and SKYLARK officially unveiled during the cocktal reception at Hilton Hotel

Sunreef's catamaran yachts EWHALA and SKYLARK officially unveiled during the cocktal reception at Hilton Hotel

Both EWHALA and SKYLARK yachts will soon depart to the South of France to take part in the Cannes International Boat Show.

Princess Yachts to attend the 2012 Cannes International Boat Show

August 16, 2012

This year’s Cannes International Boat Show will boast an amazing display of luxury yachts, built by the prominent UK-based shipyard Princess Yachts. Their flagship, the Princess 40M motor yacht Imperial Princess will make her world’s debut in Cannes.

Princess 40M luxury yacht Imperial Princess

Princess 40M luxury yacht Imperial Princess

With class leading levels of standard specification throughout, the magnificent tri-deck, semi-custom Princess 40M superyacht Imperial Princess is a dramatic new chapter for Princess and represents a culmination of the skills and passion of one of Europe’s most experienced boatyards.

Also making her world premiere at Cannes will be the Princess 56 yacht, the latest in a long line of market leading Princess flybridge models. With her uncompromising design, exceptional quality of build and exhilarating performance she is sure to continue the family tradition and set new standards for the sector.

Princess 56 yacht

Princess 56 yacht

Also on display will be the Princess 64 and Princess 60 flybridge models and the Princess V72, V57, V52, V42 and V39 V Class sports yachts.

Princess Yachts invites to visit their stand in Cannes Vieux Port between 11th – 16th September 2012.