Design Detail on Huge Lurssen Revealed
The 180-meter (591-foot) Lurssen that emerged from the shed this summer has been shrouded in secrecy, but a recent email to the yachting press from Milan’s Nauta Yachts has that firm claiming it is responsible for the exterior design.
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Horizon Announces Four New Builds
Taiwan’s Horizon Yachts used its Open House in June to announce the signing of four new builds: an RP120, an E62 extended to 66, a PC58 and an E54. The Open House event was held at he Horizon shipyard in Kaohsiung. It was held to celebrate 25 years of luxury yacht manufacturing as well as the launch of the new EP148 Horizon Polaris, which is the largest Asian-built Ice Class private yacht to date. The new EP148 Ice Class explorer yacht held center stage and was surrounded by the E54, E84, E88, CC80, PC58, P110 and the RP120.
Luxury Toys (Boats, Too, Of Course) Land in Cannes
Port Pierre Canto on the French Riviera hosted the first Cannes Croisette Show on June 15, 16 and 17 on the Esplanade d’Honneur. The French luxury event was organized by the Port Canto traders on the model of American “toy shows.” Yacht brands represented included Continental, Med 45, Majesty, Mulder, Princess, San Lorenzo, Riva, Sunseeker, Sessam Marine and Wajer & Wajer. Thirty yachts were on exhibit at the show, along with brokerage houses, helicopter makers, luxury automakers, real estate companies, provisioners and other luxury goods makers and suppliers.