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The Editors Discuss Bertram's Push Into Center Consoles
The iconic builder has placed a considerable amount of chips into building out an outboard-powered portfolio, starting with a 40-foot center console. We break down what this means for the brand's future.
The 295-foot / 90-meter Oceanco DAR sports a futuristic profile designed by Luiz DeBasto
Exterior Designer, Luiz DeBasto of Design based in Miami chats with Yachts International about the 295-foot ( 90-meter) motoryacht DAR built by Oceanco.
Making Waves: Southern Wind
South African builder Southern Wind is hard at work on the third hull of the SW102, a raised-salon version of this sailing-yacht line. This yacht will have a slightly longer hull (it is expected to finish at 104 feet/31.7 meters), in part to make room for a garage capable of holding a 13-foot (4-meter) tender.
The Ferretti 960: Ferretti's New Day
Ferretti engineers certainly started right by establishing clear design goals for the 960 from the very beginning. The most basic one was to create a yacht small enough to be classed by CE as a pleasure boat, meaning a crew would not be mandated, yet offer features that would allow it to compete with vessels larger than 100 feet.
Vicem's Vulcan 46M: Forward Thinking
Vicem is justifiably famous for its wood expertise, both in its cold-molded hulls and its superb interior joinery and varnish work. Although the hull of the Vulcan 46m is modern composite fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP), Vicem wanted her to look and feel like a traditional wooden boat inside.
VSY's Stella Maris: Glass House
Stella Maris represents a dramatic evolution of VSY’s two previous launches, Candyscape II and Roma. An updated version of these 62-meter (203-foot) platforms, the 2,114-gross-ton, 72-meter (237-foot) Stella Maris, designed by Espen Øino, offers more than twice the volume, along with some unconventional exterior styling and interior layout solutions.
SuperSail: Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing
Designers and builders of sailing yachts greater than 100 feet (30.4 meters) are being tasked with creating vessels that not only are beautiful, comfortable and safe, but also achieve a high level of sailing performance. The proliferation of international superyacht regattas has upped the ante for owners who not only like their yachts luxurious, but also like to best their competition on the race course.
Making Waves: Zuccon’s New Family Concept
The next generation of the Zuccon design family recently founded Zuccon Superyacht Design (Zuccon SYD), a group within Zuccon International Project that specializes in large-yacht projects. In spring, Bernardo Zuccon and Zuccon SYD released a concept for a 295-foot (90-meter) yacht with a focus on the outdoors and the inclusion of greenhouses and winter gardens.
Revolver 42: Loaded for Fun
Italian businessman Carmelo Zocco had plans for a new performance cruiser steeped in his homeland’s style-focused culture. He called on Sarasota, Florida’s Michael Peters Yacht Design and asked succinctly for “balance between elegance and aggression—a boat that was dynamic, functional and unique.” Five years later, in 2011, the Revolver 42 made its debut.