Grand Banks 54, displacing, but not too much
Designed to sail at low speeds, with a maximum speed of 31 knots. Cruising above all. by Niccolò Volpati Many slow down, Grand Banks, on the other hand, accelerates. The goal does not change: cruising at all costs. In order to achieve it, you need to innovate, but without... Read more
Sunseeker to launch five new models together
Sunseeker International has announced it will be launching five brand new models in January 2021 – a feat never before seen in the company’s history. Sunseeker’s ‘famous five’ global premieres are the Predator 55 EVO™ (image at the opening), Manhattan 55, 65 Sport Yacht, 88 Yacht, and 90 Ocean.... Read more
Sunreef Yachts reveals pictures of 60 Sunreef Power
Sunreef Yachts revealed the first pictures of its latest power catamaran model. The 60 Sunreef Power belongs to the shipyard’s new range of luxury motoryachts alongside the 70 Sunreef Power, 80 Sunreef Power and 100 Sunreef Power. The 60 Sunreef Power features a vast, semi-open saloon, blending seamlessly with... Read more
Bénéteau Flyer 10, smart walkaround
A small craft with a functional and innovative deck design – a fresh interpretation from Bénéteau of the classic boat with its origins in the USA by Luca Sordelli – photo by Jean-Baptiste D’Enquin THE FLYER 10, AT PRECISELY 9.98 METRES LONG, IS ON BORDER BETWEEN ‘SMALL’ AND ‘LARGE’... Read more
Riviera celebrates the 5400 Sport Yacht number 100
Australian luxury motor yacht builder Riviera has reached a further milestone with its popular Sport Yacht Platinum Edition collection after the delivery of the 100th 5400 Sport Yacht to a new owner in New Zealand. Riviera’s owner, Rodney Longhurst, expressed his great pride for the entire Riviera team. This... Read more
Azimut Yachts S8, muscular, but graceful
An elegantly-shaped sports yacht with a fly bridge, that delivers brilliant performance. Exterior lines are by Alberto Mancini, and interiors by Francesco Guida. Three IPS Volvo Penta 1350s in the engine room by Luca Sordelli THE EXTERIOR LINES OF THE AZIMUT S8 IMMEDIATELY SUGGEST AN ALBERTO MANCINI DESIGN. Young,... Read more
Bluegame BGX70, one of a kind
The Bluegame BGX70 stands out for its innovative stylistic and functional language. It has excellent nautical characteristics and tackles the sea extremely efficiently by Francesco Michienzi DESIGNERS ALWAYS HAVE A NIGGLING WORRY AT THE BACK OF THEIR MIND THAT THEY MIGHT FAIL TO CREATE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL. Since there are... Read more
F-Line 33, euphoria on the waves
The Fairline F-Line 33 is a sports cruiser designed by Alberto Mancini which, with its two petrol-powered sterndrive Volvo Penta engines producing 430 hp each, can reach a top speed of nearly fifty knots by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Mike Jones / Waterline Media IT IS SPORTY AND DESIGNED... Read more
Ferretti Yachts 720, yearning for the sea
The new 22 metres has arrived: a fly-bridge boat with large spaces and interesting technological content. The interiors are elegant and functional, while the performance is excellent by Luca Sordelli – photo by Maurizio Paradisi WHICH TWO WORDS WOULD YOU USE TO DESCRIBE IT? Space and technology. I collected... Read more
Invictus GT280S, outboard elegance
Designed by Christian Grande, it is elegant, comfortable and now also has an outboard powered option. We tried out the Invictus GT280S which fits two powerful Suzuki DF200AP engines, with which we reached 44 knots by Angelo Colombo – photo by Alberto Cocchi WE TRIED THE NEW VERSION OF... Read more