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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.

Sunreef Yachts launches the 70 Sunreef Power yacht SKYLARK

August 16, 2012

Belonging to the successful 2008 70 Sunreef Power series as the hull number 8, motor yacht SKYLARK has been recently launched by the well known Polish builder Sunreef Yachts as their 3rd luxury vessel launched in one month. The Skylark yacht is attractive for plenty of motoryacht enthusiasts thanks to her stability resulting in the comfort in cruising, an extended living and storage space provided by her large beam, splendid exterior space and oceanic range mixed up with very low fuel consumption; all of which is in keeping with Sunreef’s customized design.

The launch of the 70 Sunreef Power yacht SKYLARK by Sunreef Yachts

The launch of the 70 Sunreef Power yacht SKYLARK by Sunreef Yachts

The luxury catamaran yacht Skylark is laid out in the owner version with a beam-wide owner suite in the forward section and four double cabins in the hulls: one VIP and two double for the guests and one double for the crew. All cabins have their private en-suite bathrooms, extended storage, TV and DVD as well as superb visibility through 6 large port holes in the hulls.

Luxury catamaran yacht Skylark

Luxury catamaran yacht Skylark

Main saloon features dining area for 8-10 guests and fully equipped galley with comfortable bar. Mezzanine floor separating the saloon and the owner suite houses internal helm station with the most advanced navcom system by Raymarine and a cozy lounge corner. As always, both the cockpit and the flybridge are most fantastic decks for outdoor living.

Sunreef 70 superyacht Skylark

Sunreef 70 yacht Skylark

The cockpit features large dining table for 8-10 guests, sun pads and extensive storage space for many water toys (including sea bobs and diving gear) and a big 4,5m tender. It also has a handy fridge and sink. The flybridge accommodates a Spa Pool, sun pads, dining area, wet bar with barbecue and main helm station. It can be easily accessed from the cockpit and internal helm station.

Beautiful interior design of the 70 Sunreef Power yacht Skylark takes its inspiration from the Sunreef 114 charter yacht CHE and mixes caramel bamboo wood with pearl gray upholstery, aquamarine table tops and decorative elements such as cushions and wall panels. General ambience is thus very relaxing and enjoyable.

Skylark yacht hitting the water

Skylark yacht hitting the water

SKYLARK yacht will be exhibited as a world premiere at the Cannes International Boat Show 2012. After that she will be available for charters, taking bookings for Christmas and New Year in the Caribbean.

Below is a gallery for the magnificent charter yachts by Sunreef Yachts.

Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht on display at the upcoming Boat Shows in Cannes and Monaco

August 15, 2012

Launched last month and currently at the finishing as well as preparation stage in the Atakoy Yacht Marina in Istanbul, the 49m motor yacht Bilgin 160 Classic by Bilgin Yachts will be presented for the very first time at both the Cannes International Boat Show and the Monaco Yacht Show. On sale for €11.5 million, the spectacular, ‘Gentleman’s Classic’ superyacht Bilgin 160 Classic reflects the bygone golden yachting era. At the moment, the yard is working on the second Bilgin 160 Classic yacht, scheduled for launch by the end of 2012.

Bilgin 160 Classic Yacht by Bilgin Yachts

Bilgin 160 Classic Yacht by Bilgin Yachts

The maximum number of 12 guests can be comfortably accommodated aboard the Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht. She offers 6 beautiful and elegant cabins, comprising a master stateroom, a VIP cabin, a double cabin as well as three twin cabins. There is also space for her 7-member professional crew, sleeping in 3 double en suite cabins, along with crew mess and captain’s en suite.

Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht

Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht

Luxury yacht Bilgin 160 Classic reaches a top speed of 15 knots and comfortably cruises at 13 knots. She is built to RINA standards.

61m Benetti megayacht DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER now for sale

August 13, 2012

Launched at the end of 2011, the 61m (200ft) superyacht Diamonds Are Forever is built by the respected Italian shipyard Benetti, featuring a luxurious interior by renowned Evan K. Marshall. Currently for sale, the Hull FB 253 motor yacht Diamonds Are Forever will be on display at both the Cannes Boat Show as well as the Monaco Yacht Show.

61m motor yacht Diamonds are Forever by Benetti Yachts
Benetti’s megayacht Diamonds Are Forever comfortably sleeps 12 guests in 6 elegant cabins. There are two master VIP rooms and four guest cabins, along with space for up to 15 crew members.

FB253 superyacht Diamonds Are Forever Main salon
Providing a wide range of water toys such as sea bobs, PWCs, fishing gear, diving gear, as well as tandem kayaks, the 61m superyacht Diamonds are Forever (hull FB 253) is driven by twin CAT 3512C engines, enabling her to achieve a maximum speed of 16 knots.

Below is a gallery for the magnificent charter yachts built by the prominent Italian shipyard Benetti.

Cantieri di Pisa launch the 47m superyacht Project 12

August 13, 2012

Measuring almost 47 meters in length, the luxury motor yacht Project 12 has been successfully launched by the Italian shipyard Cantieri di Pisa. Currently for sale asking €23 million, Project 12 superyacht is a magnificent high performance vessel, belonging to the Akhir range and boasting lovely interior by Mark Berryman. Available as a private as well as a charter yacht, Project 12 will be exhibited at both the Cannes Boat Show and Monaco Yacht Show.

47m luxury motor yacht Project 12 by Cantieri di Pisa

47m luxury motor yacht Project 12 by Cantieri di Pisa

Beautiful and elegant accommodation aboard the 47m superyacht Project 12 is provided in a full beam master stateroom on the main deck, a full beam VIP cabin, two double as well as two twin cabins. Additionally, there is a room that can be converted into other two separate double staterooms. The interior of this spectacular vessel is made of limed teak, leather and marble.

Constructed to comply to MCA and ABS standards, luxury yacht Project 12 is run by twin MTU 16V 4000 M93L diesels.