The Monaco Yacht Show arguably is the planet’s best place to discover the world’s latest superyacht launches. More than 125 boats with a combined value of more than $3 billion were on display at this year’s show in September. Nearly 600 exhibitors joined them, including builders, designers, equipment manufacturers, brokerage houses, luxury suppliers, aircraft companies and luxury automobiles. In case you missed the show, here’s a recap of some of the most exquisite yachts that appeared in the show.
Damen Game Changer | 227 feet (69.15m)
The yacht support vessel
Game Changer is built by Damen, parent company of Amels in the Netherlands. Self-sufficient and able to shadow an owner’s primary yacht, this workhorse can carry larger tenders, helicopters, submersibles and more. Game Changer has accommodations for 22 people: staff, guides, pilots, and extra guests or crew. yacht-support.nl Damen New Frontiers | 181 feet (55.3m)
At 181 feet,
New Frontiers is Damen’s first luxury yacht support vessel with three owner and guest staterooms in addition to quarters for a quartet of staff and crew. She is just the ticket for a spontaneous weekend away from the mothership, with a main deck lounge, a sundeck for dining and relaxing, and what Damen calls an “adventure center” aft for diving gear, sports equipment and more. yacht-support.nl Ferretti Navetta 33 | 108 feet (33m)
This yacht is an evolution of Custom Line’s semi-displacement models, with traditional exterior lines and a contemporary interior. There are three decks including the sundeck. Zuccon International Project designed the full range of Custom Line yachts.
customline-yacht.com Dominator Kalliente | 92 feet (28m)
The Alberto Mancini-designed
Kalliente, the first Dominator Ilumen of this length overall, is built in epoxy carbon to MCA standards. Accommodating 10 guests in five staterooms, the yacht has a design emphasis on bright spaces, thus the name of the series. She has a modern profile and a contemporary interior. Her cruising range is 1,700 nautical miles at 10 knots, and she has a top speed of 21 knots. dominatoryachts.com Heesen Home | 164 feet (50m) Home is Heesen’s first Fast Displacement motoryacht with hybrid propulsion. The yacht can separately or simultaneously draw on two sources of propulsion power: diesel mechanical and diesel electrical. No batteries are necessary. Underway at speeds to 9 knots, the yacht is reportedly as silent as she is at anchor. Exterior styling is by Omega Architects, and Cristiano Gatto worked closely with the owner to create the interior décor. heesenyachts.com ISA Clorinda | 120 feet (36.45m) Clorinda is the first Sport 120 completed at the Ancona shipyard since the Palumbo Group acquired it. Clorinda is a crossover design, combining aspects of previous models designed by Andrea Valicelli with new ones designed by Team for Design’s Enrico Gobbi. Clorinda has dark fashion plates with glass inserts, a dark gray cove stripe, a tender garage to port, two PWC garages, a foredeck solarium and a master-stateroom skylight. isayachts.com Feadship Aquarius | 302 feet (92m) Aquarius has profile and interior design by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design in cooperation with Feadship De Voogt Naval Architect and Wynn Design & Development. The yacht has a conventional bow and raked superstructure, and an interior with sole-to-ceiling windows for panoramic views. The main salon includes the largest lounge Feadship has built without structural pillars, and flows out to the aft deck and its swimming pool. feadship.nl Oceanco Jubilee | 361 feet (110m)
With exterior design by Lobanov Design and interior by Sorgiovanni Designs,
Jubilee is Oceanco’s largest project to date. At the time of delivery, she was the largest yacht ever built in the Netherlands. builtbyoceanco.com MCY 96 | 96 feet (29.26m)
This Monte Carlo Yachts design fills a gap in the builder’s line between the MCY 86 and MCY 105. Like the rest of the line, the 96 is designed by Nuvolari Lenard, which calls her a “future classic.” She is intended to offer extra volume for her length overall, and she can be built to RINA pleasure or RINA charter class certification.
montecarloyachts.it Mangusta 50m Maxi Open | 164 feet (50m)
Mangusta exhibited its latest 50m Maxi Open. This is the builder’s 12th yacht in this series and the third unit of the Evolution series. Displacing around 336 tons, she’ll zip comfortably around the Med at speeds in excess of 35 knots at full load. This yacht is the first unit with both hull and superstructure painted black with red details.
overmarine.it Tankoa Vertige | 164 feet (49.9m) Vertige, a full-displacement aluminum motoryacht, has six guest staterooms, sole-to-ceiling windows, foldout hydraulic terraces in the owner’s suite and a transom beach club. A gym and cinema are on the upper deck. Exterior styling is by Francesco Paszkowski Design, and the interior is by Paszkowski in cooperation with Margherita Casprini. tankoa.it Perini Navi Seven | 192 feet (58.6m)
This aluminum sailing ketch is the third hull in the 60-meter series that the Perini Navi design team created in collaboration with Ron Holland Design. Italian architect Michela Reverberi, working with Perini for the first time, was responsible for interior design. The yacht has two aluminum Panamax masts with carbon fiber rigging, booms and spreaders.
perininavi.it Lurssen Areti | 279 feet (85m) Areti, with exterior styling and interior design by Winch Design, exudes sophisticated elegance. Built to the Passenger Yacht Code, she has a helipad on the foredeck. On board Areti, owners can enjoy their private domain, while guests can take advantage of their own spa tub and sundeck. All can share communal spaces such as the beach deck and spa. lurssen.com Turquoise Yachts Razan | 154 feet (47m)
Turquoise Yachts acquired a steel hull and a semicompleted superstructure from an Italian shipyard and, with the help of H2 Design, transformed it into this yacht. She has cantilevered decks that create a floating appearance.
Razan was built with an extended family in mind: Communal and separate spaces include a sundeck, spa pool, cinema and beach club. turquoiseyachts.com Tansu Cyclone | 141 feet (43.7m)
Built in Turkey with naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design and interior and exterior by Tansu, this semi-displacement trideck motoryacht is built of wood and epoxy with a teak deck. She accommodates eight guests in four staterooms.
rizatansu.com Sanlorenzo Seven Sins | 171 feet (52m) Seven Sins is Sanlorenzo’s largest steel-hull yacht to date, the first 52Steel. She has six guest staterooms plus crew quarters for 10. Her after section has terraces that open at the water level, creating a beach club illuminated via the transparent bottom of an aft deck swimming pool. The terrace area can also become a floodable garage for tender stowage. sanlorenzoyacht.com Benetti Seasense | 220 feet (67m) Seasense was built for an experienced yachtsman who chose the Benetti brand for the first time. Another first is Dutch designer Cor D. Rover working with Benetti on a project. The design brief for Seasense was to focus on a relationship with the surrounding area— as depicted by the name of the yacht. Her contemporary interior is a collaboration between Benetti and Area Architecture, a design studio from Los Angeles.
benettiyachts.it CRN Cloud 9 | 243 feet (74m)
Built for an Australian owner with exterior styling by Zuccon International Project,
Cloud 9 is the second-largest yacht built at CRN (the 262-foot Chopi Chopi is the largest). Cloud 9 has five decks with interiors by Winch Design. She can accommodate 16 guests (12 when chartering) and 22 crew. Features include a private owner’s deck and a beach club with extendable swim platform. crn-yacht.com Baglietto Andiamo | 157 feet (48m)
Designed by Francesco Paszkowski,
Andiamo is Baglietto’s new steel and aluminum displacement yacht. She was built for a Mexican owner with a contemporary interior by Paszkowski and Margherita Casprini. The yacht has an amidships winding staircase finished in steel and leather that connects the three decks. baglietto.com Cerri Cantieri Navali Elsea | 164 feet (49.9m)
This is the first custom 50-meter built at CCN. She is an open sport motoryacht with an aluminum planing hull. Exterior design and naval architecture are by Andrea Bacigalupo, and interior design is by Studio Vafiadis. She has a cruising speed of 18 knots and a maximum speed of 27 knots.
cerricantierinavali.it Baltic Pink Gin | 177 feet (53.9m) Pink Gin is the largest carbon fiber sloop in the world. Designed by judel/vrolijk, her displacement of 275 tons is low for a yacht of her size. Her mast soars nearly 220 feet (67 meters) above the waterline. Design Unlimited is responsible for her interior design, which includes two folding balconies: one in the master and one amidships to port. Pink Gin flies a distinctive pink spinnaker. balticyachts.fi Azimut Grande 35 Metri | 115 feet (35.2m)
The Azimut Grande 35 Metri is the new flagship of the Grande line. Designed by Stefano Righini, the yacht has a wide-body raised pilothouse, a carbon-fiber superstructure, a D2P (displacement-to-planing) hull with wave piercer, and a reduced noise and vibration package. There are two beach clubs, one in the stern and the other in the bow. The owner’s suite has an extending terrace. Interior design is by Achille Salvagni. Cruising speed is 21 knots, and top speed is 25.5 knots.
azimutyachts.com Dynamiq GTT 115 | 115 feet (35m)
GTT stands for Gran Turismo Transatlantic. Vripack is the naval architect, and Studio F.A. Porsche created exterior and interior styling (for this yacht as well as for the entire line). “Our target is clients who are looking to downsize from larger 50- or 60-meter yachts,” says Dynamiq CEO Sergei Dobroserdov. The first GTT 115 Hybrid has a Humphree stabilization system with four electric fins, and a top speed of 21 knots.