Since it was founded in 2003, SeaNet Fractional Yachts has established a reputation for providing its clients with a unique yacht ownership experience that gives them just the right amount of time aboard their vessel to suit their busy modern lifestyle—along with the comfort of knowing they’ve made a smart financial decision. Fractional yacht ownership offers SeaNet clients the benefits of private yacht ownership at a fraction of the investment.
Until now, SeaNet operated on a regional basis, offering clients fractional ownership in beautifully maintained 60- to 80-foot motor yachts on the U.S. West Coast, in South Florida and other select locations. Now, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the firm announces a major expansion: the new SeaNet International Fleet Program. This innovative program offers discerning clients the opportunity to enjoy the yacht ownership lifestyle in a new Benetti Delfino 93′ motor yacht for a fraction of the new build price—and without the hassle of staffing, maintaining, mooring or servicing their boat. Additionally, SeaNet’s Benetti Fleet will be based in the world’s most popular international cruising destinations, including the Caribbean, Western Med and Eastern Mediterranean, U.S. East Coast and Bahamas, U.S. West Coast and Mexico, providing clients with the opportunity to enjoy a broader yachting experience throughout the year.
SeaNet International Fleet Program shares start at €1,735,000, plus your share of the operating expenses, entitling you to more than 50 days aboard your new Benetti Delfino 93’motor yacht or a virtually identical Delfino 93′ in another spectacular location, where you are able to enjoy the service of its Captain, chef and crew while making memories that will last a lifetime.
Michael Costa, SeaNet Fractional Yachts President and CEO comments.“We chose the new Benetti Class range for our International Fleet Program because these Italian-built yachts offer an incredible combination of style, seaworthiness and space-planning that will maximize our clients’ yacht ownership experience. The 93-foot Delfino feels like a 120-foot yacht,”
The Delfino 93′ motor yacht is able to accommodate 10 to 12 guests in a main-deck master suite and four large guest suites—two of which have Pullmans that are perfect for kids. Her contemporary yet timeless interior styling, which is reminiscent of an upscale beach resort, makes the perfect backdrop for entertaining, spending time with family and friends, or simply relaxing. In addition to an open main-deck living and dining area and an aft deck that’s perfect for alfresco meals overlooking the sea, the Delfino 93′ has a spacious sundeck with a bar, seating, sun pads and even a Spa Pool.
Built at the Benetti Shipyard in Viareggio, Italy, the Delfino 93′ represents the state of the art of contemporary yacht building. Peace of mind is provided by her BEST (Benetti Exclusive Sea Technology) electric and electronic systems; her CE cat. “A” and RINA C [Maltese Cross] Hull certifications, and her at-anchor yacht stabilization system.
“This is the right yacht to take our program to the next level,” Costa said. “With the Benetti Delfino 93′, located in the world’s most popular cruising grounds, we are able to offer clients a unique experience combining the best of luxury charter and private yacht ownership, for just the amount of time they are able to enjoy it.”
Benetti is one of the world’s oldest builders of megayachts. Founded in Viareggio in 1873 by Lorenzo Benetti, the shipyard started out building wooden, masted barks for local and international commercial purposes, quickly earning its reputation as an industry leader worldwide.
In 1985, Azimut opened a new chapter in Benetti history. The purchase of the Tuscan boatyard signalled a new era of management and capital investment that has made Benetti what it is today: a modern, cutting-edge shipyard ready to meet the challenges of the future, able to offer its owners the world’s most exclusive and refined yachts.
Since then, Benetti’s growth has outpaced that of any other competitor in the sector; it makes over 130 yachts and specialises in the production of semi-custom ranges from 93 to 145 feet as well as completely custom steel and aluminium megayachts of over 45 metres.
In 2003, the Azimut-Benetti Group S.p.A. took over the Cantieri Navali Fratelli Orlando in Livorno, launching a major industrial plan to create a facility specialised in pleasure boating alongside the revitalisation of an urban area and tourist port.
Since 2004 Benetti has been worldwide considered as the leader in mega yacht production. Here are some of the Benetti motor yachts that are currently in charter.