Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Owners of This New Yacht Will Love Its Infinity-Edge Pool and Pro Dive Center

The new 209-foot VSY superyacht—with pool, dive center, and panoramic-view elevator—will be delivered to its owners soon. Fast approaching delivery, Italian shipyard VSY has released an update on its long-anticipated 64-meter (209-foot) project currently being built in Viareggio. Signed back in 2016, the yacht’s design is the evolution of VSY’s previous yachts Sealyon (ex-Candyscape II) and Roma, with exterior design by… Read More »

With Room for 23 Guests, Oceanco’s New Dreamboat Yacht is a Summer Party Waiting to Happen

The 295-foot yacht is the handiwork of design dream team Espen Øino and Terence Disdale. Last week, while people around the world were busy plotting Valentine’s Day celebrations, Oceanco quietly introduced its own 295-foot Dreamboat from its Alblasserdam, Netherlands, yard on February 13. Gathering two long-time designers, both with famous yachts to their design credit, the owner hired Monaco-based… Read More »

Benetti Launches a Ginormous Hybrid Gigayacht with Six Decks and a Helipad

The Italian yard splashes its second gigayacht in two months. Last week, Italian shipyard Benetti launched its second gigayacht in two months, currently called FB272, from its yard in Livorno. Clocking in at about 328 feet, the steel yacht with aluminum superstructure is fueled by a hybrid propulsion system made up of two diesel-electric engines and two Azipod propulsion… Read More »

This 751-Foot Superyacht Will Soon Be the World’s Largest

And it’s going to be open to the public. Superyachts are getting super huge. The race to flex one’s wealth has been heating up, with palatial ships aiming to outdo each other in size. Six years ago, German megayacht builder Lürssen delivered Azzam, the largest privately owned yacht in the world at 590 feet in length, to… Read More »

Custom Line Navetta 42: A Work of Art from Ferretti Group

Risa Merl reviews Custom Line’s new flagship Navetta 42, a floating masterpiece of luxurious comfort, vast volume and surprising features. When it came time to build the Custom Line Navetta 42, the Ferretti Group was thinking big. And not just in terms of size, although the Navetta 42 is the largest Custom Line yacht yet… Read More »

Fairline Targa 43 Open: Yacht Style Reviews UK Builder’s New Starlet

British builder Fairline is rightly proud of its versatile new Targa 43 Open, which enables all aboard to enjoy the elements while cruising or at anchor. Fairline’s reputation for building sportscruisers in the 40ft ballpark is second to none. In years gone by, the Targa moniker has been adhered to some of the finest boats… Read More »

Yacht Sourcing Develops Escape Marina Resort in Flores, Indonesia

Yacht Sourcing is developing the Escape Marina Resort in the island of Flores as it expands its already-wide range of services in Indonesia. Yacht Sourcing has revealed designs for its Escape Marina Resort in the island of Flores – home of the Komodo Dragons – and expects to break ground in June as the Indonesia-based… Read More »

Sessa Marine to Bring Italian Style to Singapore Yacht Show in April

Sessa Marine will make its debut at the Singapore Yacht Show from April 11-14 with its Fly 47, as the Italian builder bids to expand its presence in Asia. Sessa Marine, which celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2018, will make its debut at the Singapore Yacht Show from April 11-14 with its Fly 47, as… Read More »

Komorebi 148 by VPLP Offers Hybrid Propulsion, Oceanwings Technology

The four-deck Komorebi trimaran managed by Marc Pajot features hybrid technology and VPLP’s automated Oceanwings, inspired by the America’s Cup Pajot Yacht Selection has revealed designs for the spectacular 45m, four-deck Komorebi 148, which CEO Marc Pajot believes can greatly simplify superyacht sailing with its stabilised monohull platform and automated wingsails. VPLP Design, headed by… Read More »