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Image: Ferretti Yachts Ferretti Yachts announced seven sales of the Ferretti Yachts 580 by early May, more than seven months ahead of its scheduled world premiere at Boot Dusseldorf from January 21-29, 2023. Measuring over 18m (59ft) with a beam of 5m (16ft 5in), the FY580 is the sixth Ferretti Yachts model to feature exterior
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Image: Princess Yachts Boat Lagoon Yachting has announced that the first Princess Y72 in Southeast Asia will arrive in Singapore in the third quarter of 2022. The smallest model in the British builder’s Y Class of large flybridge motor yachts, the four-cabin Y72 is among the newest Princess models, having had her world premiere at
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Image Credit: Courtesy of REV Ocean In a world where constant evolution and innovation are key to staying ahead of the curve, staying stagnant is not an option. In a bid to get an edge over their competitors, shipyards around the globe are pushing the envelope, striving to produce the ultimate superyacht, each bigger and
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Image: Camper & Nicholsons Camper & Nicholsons has started accepting cryptocurrencies for payment for goods and services from BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services. The 240-year-old company says accepting cryptocurrency, such as for charters and yachts for sale, will enable it to attract new customers and purchases by tapping the
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Image: U-Boat U-Boat Worx, a leader in commercial and private multi-passenger submarine operations, has launched its Nexus series of submersibles, depth-rated to 200m and available in two different hull sizes for seven and eight people, or nine if two are children. Nexus offers an immersive connection due to its fully transparent elliptical pressure hull, an
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Pattaya-based Albert Nazarov designed the Heliotrope 48. The Heliotrope 48 has already made quite an impression in Asia-Pacific, with hulls cruising in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Australia. Yet although they share the same hull and superstructure, the looks, layouts and uses of the 48ft powercats built in the Gulf of Thailand by PMG Shipyard
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With three winches and two banks of clutches, the helmsman can manage all sailing manoeuvres. Fountaine Pajot’s seven sailing catamaran models through to the flagship Alegria 67 have names ending in ‘a’, including some such as the Elba 45 and the Tanna 47 that refer to islands. For its new entry-level model, the Isla 40,
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Image: Simpson Marine Beneteau has revealed the First 36, the new flagship of a seventh-generation First series also featuring the 14, 24 and 27 models released last year. The product of an international collaboration of designers, the 4.8-tonne 36-footer has a 12ft 6in beam, a 7ft 5in draft, and upwind and downwind sail areas of
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Image: Galeon The 640 Fly has been on the market a little while now, but it’s telling that it’s still the most innovative flybridge cruiser in the class, with a second unit in Asia arriving in Hong Kong last year, sold by Asiamarine. Cockpit terraces have become a far more mainstream addition in the time
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The hull in Hong Kong. This photo is finished in ‘Thames Metallic’.Image: Azimut Yachts Firmly established as Azimut’s leading dealer in Asia, Marine Italia was last year recognised as the Italian builder’s second most successful distributor globally, behind only US giant MarineMax. Founded in 2015 and co-owned by Directors Paul Grange and Thomas Woo, the
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Image: Sunseeker Sunseeker USA Sales has announced that the global debut of the Predator 65 will be held at the Palm Beach International Boat Show (March 24-27) in Florida. Sunseeker will be represented at the show by its US distributor, OneWater Yacht Group, which will also showcase the Predator 55 EVO and 65 Sport Yacht
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Palm Beach International Boat Show Benetti is exhibiting the 47m Bachanal (2019) at this year’s Palm Beach International Boat Show (March 24-27), which will feature other superyachts by the Italian builder displayed by different exhibitors. Other Benettis in the provisional line-up of yachts include the 63m 11.11 (2015), 52m Vianne (1995), 44m Barbetta (2009) and 40m Emina (2014). Rosetti Superyachts is showing the RSY
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Image: Ferretti Group When Ferretti Group’s Cattolica shipyard on Italy’s Adriatic coast launched its first yacht of 2022, it was notable that it was a Ferretti Yachts 780. Hull number 36, no less. In fact, sales of the 24m model are already in the mid-40s, marking impressively consistent demand for a model that originally premiered
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Feadship’s Pure concept is controlled from a concealed Command Centre Dutch yard Feadship is Supporting Sponsor of the Dubai International Boat Show and is among exhibitors who gather at a specially-designed section called Superyacht Avenue, not far from Supercar Promenade. Their presentation, honed from Monaco Yacht Show last year, involves a “future yacht”, an 81.75m
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Image: Sanlorenzo “That’s my yacht out there,” he said. “The big one.” I’ve always dreamed of being able to say that – and be telling the truth – but I doubt I could say it as coolly, calmly and matter-of-factly as the owner of Stella, the first Sanlorenzo 120 Asymmetric. Quietly spoken and smartly dressed,
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Image: Beneteau Beneteau is developing a new flagship sailing yacht, with the Oceanis Yacht 60 scheduled to premiere at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival from September 6-11. The Oceanis Yacht 60 ocean cruiser has been designed by Italians Roberto Biscontini and Lorenzo Argento, who also designed the Oceanis Yacht 54. Featuring a gentle reverse sheer, the elegant 18m
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