Gayle Force Vripack: to the edge of the world
Heading to Antarctica is never a simple task. Even on board an expedition vessel, the risks are plenty. Captain Scott Whittaker sailed to the South Pole with a 29m explorer – the smallest private Marshall Island flag boat to ever venture to the Southern Peninsula – designed by Vripack.... Read more
Sanlorenzo at FuoriSalone with “From shipyard to courtyard”
Sanlorenzo renews for the third consecutive year its participation at FuoriSalone in Milan with the installation “From shipyard to courtyard”. With a clear reference to the wooden structures of the shipwrights, the designer Piero Lissoni reinterprets the hull of a yacht SX112, on a scale of 1:1. “From shipyard... Read more
Middle East is officially home to the world’s biggest superyachts
The Middle East is officially home to the world’s biggest superyachts, with the average locally-owned private vessel now measuring 63 meters in length.  The data were collected in collaboration with the Dubai International Boat Show, whose 27th edition will be held from 26 February to 2 March in Dubai Canal... Read more
Zodiac Open 7, a versatile boat
The new  Zodiac Open 7 shows a fast hull, but one that can cope with rough seas.  The 3.4 litre capacity in the new Mercury V6 can really get it moving, without fuel consumption suffering by Niccolò Volpati, photo by Andrea Muscatello The hull is a deep-V, there’s no... Read more
CRN, the new 79 meters is ready for the launch…
It is not yet time to touch water for the M/Y 135 of CRN, 79 meters made of steel and aluminium, but soon it will be time. The project was developed by the site’s technical department, by Zuccon International Project, which designed the exteriors, and by Laura Sessa, an... Read more
Feadship Caravelle, refit of a classic
Feadship has successfully completed the refit of the 24-meter motoryacht Caravelle, named after the line built by Feadship in the Sixties during a partnership with the Italian designer Carlo Riva. The owners have taken the opportunity to equip Caravelle with modern technologies, such as zero-speed stabilization.   The seven Feadship’s Caravelle... Read more
Oceanco launches 90m superyacht DreAMBoat
Oceanco Yachts’ new 90-meter superyacht Y716 DreAMBoat was launched on 13 February 2019, a first-time design collaboration between Espen Øino International and Terence Disdale Design.   At 2950GT, Oceanco’s DreAMBoat can accommodate a total of 23 guests and 33 crew members. The yacht features ample overhangs from the superstructure... Read more
Icon Yachts’ flagship superyacht Icon 280
Currently under construction in Harlingen, the Netherlands, the 84-meter Icon 280 by Icon Yachts features exterior design by the renowned British designer, Tim Heywood, with naval architecture undertaken by the Dutch experts at Van Oossanen Naval Architects. In the engine room, there are two Caterpillar of 2,000 HP each,... Read more
Sanlorenzo is betting on the upswing. Moreover, it’s expanding…
 The Board has approved the strategic plan presented by President Massimo Perotti in light of the excellent numbers recorded over the last season. Management has been reorganised, new acquisitions have been announced and new product lines have been added, starting with the Open Coupé Sanlorenzo and the development of... Read more
Energy Storage Europe, international trade fair for the energy industry
Recreational boats and yachts with electric drive systems are the trend. This can be attributed to society’s overall greater environmental awareness as well as stricter environmental requirements. From 12 to 14 March 2019 in Düsseldorf, boat and yacht builders can gather detailed information about what is technologically possible at... Read more