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Second Motor Yacht Numarine 105 HT Delivered in Hong Kong

April 07, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Turkish shipbuilder Numarine has announced the delivery of the second motor yacht in the Numarine 105 HT yacht series.  This 32m superyacht features impressive, innovative exterior, fuel efficiency, seaworthiness and reduced noise and vibration. Exterior living areas functional and spacious, while yacht’s contemporary interior design is brightly lit with natural light providing welcoming ambience.

Motor yacht Numarine 105HT Hull #2

Motor yacht Numarine 105HT Hull #2

Initially, Numarine 105 HT yacht concept was developed by Can Yalman. Umberto Tagliavini worked on the naval architecture of both units. Numarine 105 HT has a 4-cabin accommodation layout: a full-beam master suite with a dressing table, sofa, large bathroom, walk-in shower and twin basins, and three beautiful ensuite guest cabins. Designed to navigate in various sea conditions, Numarine 105 HT has a pair of CAT C32 engines and can reach a top speed of 30 knots. Her comfortable cruising speed is 26 knots.

Motor Yacht Dolce Vita - main shot

Motor Yacht Dolce Vita – main shot

Numarine 105 HT Hull #1  and #2 were sold in September 2015. The first unit was named Dolce Vita and delivered to a European client a few months ago. Numarine 105 HT hull #2 was delivered in Hong Kong and spotted cruising around Phuket, Thailand.

 

First Ever Images of the Impressive Yacht Riva 100′ Corsaro

February 17, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The Italian builder Riva Yachts (one of the most famous brands of Ferretti Group) has just released first ever images of the 29.90-metre superyacht Riva 100′ Corsaro. She was launched in November 2016 will be officially presented to the whole world in April this year in Hong Kong.

Riva Corsaro 100' - main

Riva Corsaro 100′ – main

 

Riva 100′ Corsaro features sporty lines and sharp bow, which makes this fast superyacht look even more elegant on the water. She was designed by Oficina Italiana Design, while Ferretti Engineering Department worked very closely on the naval architecture.

Riva 100' Corsaro - at the dawn

Riva 100′ Corsaro – at the dawn

Luxury accommodation is provided for a total of 10 guests in 5 well-appointed cabins. There is a large master suite with a walk-in wardrobe, a writing desk/vanity table, as well as a private lounge. Based on the owner’s preferences this space was equipped with everything necessary to hold business meetings. It can also be used for a night of entertainment, as there is an audio/visual system and karaoke.

Riva Corsaro 100' - on the run

Riva Corsaro 100′ – on the run

The main salon is also an ideal area for social gatherings, as it includes a C-shaped sofa, a dining room with seating for ten guests and lobby.

Riva 100' Corsaro - top view

Riva 100′ Corsaro – top view

The folded garage can be transferred into a great beach club. Another addition to the latest technological features is the beach platform, which submerges to various levels so that guests can relax on the water. The sundeck is a place to be for when watching the beautiful sunsets, dining al fresco or sunbathing.

Riva 100′ Corsaro reaches a maximum speed of 27.5kn, thanks to her twin MTU 16V 2000 M93 engines.

RIVA100 Corsaro sunset

RIVA100 Corsaro sunset

While it is still uncertain whether superyacht Riva 100′ Corsaro will become a charter yacht, there is a selection of some beautiful luxury yachts built by Riva and Ferretti available for charter right now. Contact one of your preferred brokers at CharterWorld for unbiased advice and highly professional service.

 

A very successful inaugural Azimut|Benetti YachtMaster Asia event

December 16, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

On November 17 and 18, the Azimut|Benetti Group hosted a very successful inaugural YachtMaster Asia event, which took place at Kee Club in Hong Kong. The event was composed of two days of workshops for super and mega yacht captains.

Inaugural Azimut Benetti YachtMaster Asia event

Inaugural Azimut Benetti YachtMaster Asia event

Natalie Ye – Marketing Manager Benetti Asia and local organizer of the event said: “After the great success of Yacht Master in Europe and US, last November we were in Hong Kong to welcome the first edition of Yacht Master Asia. The two day event took place – first day at Kee Club the exclusive membership club in the heart of our town for a full day conference. Follows with a fine dining experience at Carbone an Italian restaurant in the famous LKF. The second day, entertaining team building activities have be conducted at the well established Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club where you can find a few fair sized BENETTI lined up. As Benetti we welcome all the superyacht captains, chief engineers, surveyors, owner’s rep to join our events and share the joy with sponsors/partners also yachting media in the Region participating to witness the success.”

Azimut Benetti YachtMaster Asia hosted by Kee Club in Honk Kong

Azimut Benetti YachtMaster Asia hosted by Kee Club in Honk Kong

The Yacht Master Asia is part of the all-new “Year-long YachtMaster” project that will keep the community in constant communication by means of workshops and stages regarding relevant professional issues. It includes three major events that aim to extend the presence to global scale, with local meetings in Asia (2015) and US (2016), in addition to European Azimut|Benetti Yacht Master as main one, running from February 3 to 6, 2016.

A very successful inaugural Azimut Benetti YachtMaster Asia event

A very successful inaugural Azimut Benetti YachtMaster Asia event

Sleek and luxurious Azimut Grande 95 RPH Yacht steals Hong Kong International Boat Show

December 14, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Azimut Yachts has recently attended the Hong Kong International Boat Show, with three vessels on display, including the Azimut Grande 95 RPH yacht. This sleek and luxurious boat with its elegant and sophisticated Italian interior stole the show for most.

Azimut Grande 95 RPH

Azimut Grande 95 RPH

During the event, Azimut Yachts Hong Kong also hosted a wonderful event dedicated to their clients. It was attended by more than 100 guests, friends and Azimut owners, that gathered to celebrate the official launch of the New Partnership. Thomas Woo, Managing Director, introduced Paul Grange as his new partner in Azimut Yachts Hong Kong.

Thomas Woo

Thomas Woo

Paul has represented Azimut in Asia since 2012. During this time Thomas and Paul very successfully teamed up on several Azimut Grande projects. Paul commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Azimut Yachts Hong Kong at this very exciting time. Thomas is very highly regarded local professional and we have a very special relationship with Azimut. We represent Azimut Yachts in Hong Kong, Macau, Guangdong and Taiwan and with great support from Azimut Italy and by offering outstanding customer service locally, together we will ensure that Azimut remains the number one choice and the number one luxury yacht brand in Asia.”

More charter yachts built by Azimut.

Ferretti Group at three main winter boat shows of the Greater China with its finest yachts on display

November 27, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Ferretti Group completes the winter season of international boat shows by participating in some of the most prominent events in the Greater China region with a selection of its finest yachts on display.

Ferretti 870 Superyacht Tai He Ban

Ferretti 870 Superyacht Tai He Ban

The Group is currently present at the sixth edition of the Hainan Rendez-Vous, running on the tropical island of Hainan, in southern China, until November 30, 2015. At the event, the Group is showcasing Custom Line 100‘ (example is superyacht Morning Star), Ferretti Yachts Altura 840 motor yacht “Tai He Ban”, Ferretti Yachts 690, Ferretti Yachts 650 and Ferretti Yachts 530, thanks to the support of its exclusive local dealer Speedo Marine. For the Ferretti Group, this year’s Show is the perfect set for the China debut of Custom Line 100’ and Ferretti Yachts 650, both sold and built for their Chinese Owners.

The Group, once again in partnership with Speedo Marine and once again on the beautiful Hainan island, will be also present at the first edition of “So!Hainan”, which will take place from December 3 to 6, in the newly opened ClearWaterBay Marina. During the event, the Group will exhibit the Navetta 33 Crescendo yacht from Custom Line brand, together with Altura 840 “Tai He Ban” and Ferretti Yachts 530 from the Ferretti Yachts brand.

From December 4 to 6, the Ferretti Group will also participate in the familiar and traditional Hong Kong International Boat Show at Marina Cove. Some of the Group’s best-sellers will be showcased, including Ferretti Yachts 870 “Tai He Ban”, Navetta 28 superyacht from Custom Line brand, motor yacht Pershing 82 and the Aquariva Super (33’) from the legendary Riva brand.

“These three boat shows are precious opportunities to present in this strategic area of Asia Pacific the Group’s latest works of art created for the sea,” commented Stefano de Vivo, Ferretti Group Chief Commercial Officer. “The three fleets on display are definitely the best examples of outstanding production skills combined with an unrivalled quality of craftsmanship details and guaranteed by the entirely Made-in-Italy processing and production process, that has always distinguished all the Group’s yachts. Most significantly, they put Ferretti Group Asia Pacific’s successful 2015 season to a perfect end.”

Transport of NEW 56m BENETTI Motor Yacht GENESIS II meticulously planned and executed by Sevenstar Yacht Transport

November 27, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Sevenstar Yacht Transport has kindly shared with us the images below, showing the recent transport of the new 56m Benetti motor yacht GENESIS II (FB266) from Genoa to Hong Kong to meet her new Owners. A sistership to the 2013-launched luxury yacht LADY CANDY (FB260), superyacht GENESIS II boasts the equally-beautiful interiors, superbly designed by Central Yacht.

Sevenstar Yacht Transport preparing the lift of the 56m Benetti superyacht GENESIS II (FB266)

Sevenstar Yacht Transport preparing the lift of the 56m Benetti superyacht GENESIS II (FB266)

The specialised loadmasters of Sevenstar Yacht Transport have together with the engineering team meticulously planned and executed the transport of luxury yacht GENESIS II (FB266). A lot of knowledge and experience was needed and involved to make this kind of special transport possible.

Superyacht GENESIS II - Lift-off

Superyacht GENESIS II – Lift-off

Lifting of luxury yacht GENESIS II

Lifting of luxury yacht GENESIS II

Motor yacht GENESIS II safely on board

Motor yacht GENESIS II safely on board

There are more charter yachts built by Benetti here.

Hong Kong International Boat Show 2015 to run next month

November 19, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Organized by Club Marina Cove, the leading boat show organizer in Asia, this year’s Hong Kong International Boat Show, one of the most prestigious boat shows in Southeast Asia, will run at Club Marina Cove from December 4 to 6. The 2015 display will include such beautiful vessels as superyacht Azimut 95’- the largest vessel on show, as well as Ferretti 870 superyacht, to name but a few.

Hong Kong International Boat Show 2014

Hong Kong International Boat Show 2014

As the most established platform in Southeast Asia for the international boating industry, especially for dealers and traders seeking to expand in the booming China market, this year’s 21st edition of the Show will be attended by the world renowned makers and dealers from Italy, France, USA, Britain, Greece, Holland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Taiwan and China. Moreover, a wide array of water sports equipment and accessories will be showcased at the hardstand booths.

HKIBS 2014

HKIBS 2014

Entry is free and all are welcome. The show opening times will be Friday 2pm- 6pm and Saturday & Sunday      10am- 6pm.

Asia Pacific Debut for NEW Custom Line Navetta 28 Superyacht

October 14, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Today, October 14, 2015 saw the new Custom Line Navetta 28 superyacht go on show for the very first time at the Aberdeen Boat Club in Hong Kong, marking her Asia Pacific debut. Following her world premiere at the 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival, luxury motor yacht Navetta 28 is currently available for two days of tours on board and sea trials for customers, owners and journalists from the specialist and lifestyle press, with the goal to win over boating enthusiasts in the Far East.

Super Yacht NAVETTA 28 by Custom Line in Hong Kong

Super Yacht NAVETTA 28 by Custom Line in Hong Kong

“We can safely say that Custom Line has reached an extraordinary stage in its twenty years of history,” said Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer at Ferretti Group. “An international success with markets in Asia proving to be some of the most fertile ground. If we take a look at our most recent results, we should mention the sale of two Navetta 33 Crescendo in Asia. This brand success complements the Group’s success as a whole, with an order portfolio in this market that on August 2015 has almost doubled compared to the same period last year.”

“We are confident that the new 28-meter will help us foster even more interest in the Custom Line in the whole of the Asia-Pacific region. Could there be any better way to get the party going for the brand’s 20th anniversary that we will be celebrating in 2016?”

Boasting elegant looks and stunning design, superyacht Navetta 28 will remain in the focus for two unmissable days, organized by the Ferretti Group local team for their guests, with special tours on board and fantastic sea trials off the shores of Hong Kong. An “Exclusive Night” will bring the event to an end on Thursday, October 15, when guests will be invited to toast Custom Line’s latest arrival on “Asian shores” from afternoon until late.

New Asia Pacific Yacht Charter Destinations to be Present at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show

August 13, 2015

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Asia Pacific Superyachts will be amongst the first-time exhibitors at the upcoming Monaco Yachts Show, to be held in Monaco from 23 to 26 September, 2015. APS will be located at QH28 Stand to provide visitors, superyacht Owners, Captains, managers and other industry professional with valuable new information regarding the exhibiting regions of Asia Pacific, including Bormeo, Cambogia, Fiji; Hong Kong; Indonesia; Koh Samui, Thailand; Malaysia; Maldives; Myanmar; New Zealand; Phuket, Thailand; Philippines; Seychelles, Singapore; Sri Lanka; and Tahiti. Grodon Fernandes, leading the APS Phuket and Myanmar region teams and co-organiser of the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous will be there to present this fascinating yachting region together with other agents.

Credit Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia

Credit Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia

In discussing why it was decided to join MYS this year, Fernandes explains, “It became important to us to have an opportunity to meet face-to-face with our past and future clients so we can help provide answers to owners and captains directly about cruising destinations and new regulations”.

The preeminent Superyacht Agency  assisted over  300 superyachts over the past 15 years and the APS director noted that APS agents are looking forward to connecting with their past clients as well as those interested in a first-time journey or in returning to the Asia Pacific area. Private meetings may be arranged in advance by contacting Captain Charlie Dwyer at: charlie@asia-pacific-superyachts.com

“The APS Stand QH28 will share custom itineraries uniquely crafted of their regions by the APS network of superyacht experts”, continued Fernandes:  “There’s exciting new changes coming up for Superyachts interesting in returning or cruising the Asia and Pacific areas. We’ll be at MYS in force to share our new information and knowledge with our past clients and future clients.” 

Videos playing at the exhibit will showcase the most thrilling and least visited yacht charter and yachting destinations around the world, with APS agents ready to point out some of their secret anchorages, gorgeous cruising waters and new cultural activities while visitors enjoy cold refreshments.

Striking 32m Superyacht MCY 105 by Monte Carlo Yachts to arrive in Hong Kong this summer

July 09, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

First unveiled at the 2014 Cannes Yachting Festival, the striking 32m superyacht MCY 105 by Monte Carlo Yachts is expected to arrive in Hong Kong this summer, in order to be delivered to her new Owner. Boasting the latest in the technology, comfort and design, luxury motor yacht MCY105 has been magnificently designed by Nuvolari Lenard.

Motor Yacht MCY105 by Monte Carlo Yachts - Design by Nuvolari Lenard

Motor Yacht MCY105 by Monte Carlo Yachts – Design by Nuvolari Lenard

The beautiful 32m super yacht MCY 105 boasts a perfectly balanced hull and superstructure, resulting in unique style. The vessel boasts timeless and amazingly voluminous interior spaces with a huge Portuguese deck  at the bow, the flybridge with equipment and living space, as well as the unique and ergonomic Raised Pilot House that gives supreme comfort to the full-beam master cabin on the main deck, featuring giant, full-size windows providing fantastic views.

The lovely 32-metre luxury yacht MCY 105 represents the first vessel of this size with fibreglass components entirely made by infusion. This enables virtually unlimited options to customize the layout and choose the materials that best suit the owner’s needs, requirements and style.

View more charter yachts built by Monte Carlo Yachts here.