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IF YOU LIKE THE IDEA OF A SUPERYACHT, BUT YOU'VE NOWHERE TO PUT ONE, you should maybe have a word with Cantiere delle Marche. The Ancona, Italy, shipyard’s Darwin range might look like it’s cashing in on the explorer trend, but there is a lot more to it than that.
Sunreef Yachts celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012. It has been an eventful decade for the company that Frenchman Francis Lapp established in Poland. Since the 2008 launch of the first 70 Sunreef Power, the company has contributed—perhaps more than any other—to the phenomenal growth of the powercat, particularly on the charter market.
We’re only days away from unveiling our revamped members-only Pavilion Club at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 25-29. Pavilion members can look forward to new events and upgrades
We first saw this refreshingly innovative flybridge yacht in Cannes in 2010, where Monte Carlo Yachts made its world debut with the first MCY 76, Georgia. Built in Italy, this brand belongs to Groupe Beneteau, a French company with deep roots in the US market.
Over the past two years, Hakvoort Shipyard has made substantial improvements to its yachtbuilding facility in the Netherlands, increasing construction capacity to handle vessels up to 206 feet 8 inches (63 meters). Now, the family-run yard’s investment has paid off with the order of its largest project ever.
In 2011, we walked around the Vitruvius 73’s huge metal structure at Perini Navi’s Yildiz yard in Turkey. A year later, a trip to La Spezia gave us an opportunity to see all the progress that had been made on a yacht is shaping up to be an exceptional new entry in the superyacht world.
After the Great Depression, designers “cleaned up” Art Déco. Pure lines suggesting motion and speed upstaged embellishments in architecture. The new style was known as Streamline Moderne, which perfectly defines Smeralda.
On the occasion of our latest visit to Heesen’s facilities in Oss, we had the opportunity to get aboard the builder’s new flagship, the all-aluminum Heesen 65m. Construction started in December 2011 after a long design and planning process. The much-anticipated yacht, currently in the outfitting stages, is well on her way to an on-time delivery in 2013.
Just before the community celebrated its second anniversary, Albany is expanding with the construction of brand new Marina Residences. Located near Nassau in The Bahamas, Albany has been welcomed by the island. “This important second phase of construction at Albany is a terrific vote of confidence for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas,” said Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie.
The Horizon PC58 made its world debut at the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and proved to be a great success story with several orders following its first appearance. This surprising 58-footer, part of Horizon’s new power catamaran series, has the volume of a boat twice its length and is easily handled by a couple of experienced boaters.
The Crystal 140 is one of the newest models in superyacht-builder Benetti’s semi-custom offering. Exterior styling by Stefano Righini and a functional interior by François Zuretti give her an alluring and subtle personality, suitable for personalization.
A new company in the yachting equipment marketplace, Bristol Yacht Components, has introduced its premier product line: Bristol Boarding Stairs. Bristol Boarding Stairs are made of carbon fiber to provide a durable, lightweight, easy-to-deploy access system with an aesthetic design to enhance the look of any motoryacht or sailing vessel.