White Knight
Motor yacht
Chediek | 45.54 m | 1985
Motor yacht
Chediek | 32 m | 1990

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Image Gallery: Inside Azimut Seadeck 6
Azimut has introduced the Seadeck 6, the first model in its new Seadeck Series, at the Venice Boat Show 2024. This series represents the world's first range of low-emission yachts, designed to balance luxury with sustainability. Today the shipyard shared brand new exterior shots of Seadeck 6. Let's take a look. Azimut's Seadeck Series is the result of over two decades of innovation aimed at reducing environmental impact. The Seadeck 6 embodies these efforts, incorporating advanced technologies to deliver one of the most efficient and sustainable yachts produced by Azimut. The series can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 40% compared to traditional yachts of similar size, thanks to its innovative design and technology.The Seadeck 6 measures 17.5 meters in length with a beam of 5.05 meters. It can accommodate up to six guests in three cabins and includes a crew cabin. Powered by Volvo IPS engines, the yacht can reach a top speed of 33 knots and comfortably cruise at 24 knots.The exterior design by Alberto Mancini features a modern aesthetic that blends with the yacht’s sustainable mission. Interior designers Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez focused on using natural or recycled materials to enhance the yacht's durability and aesthetic appeal. Their design includes oak ribbing wood, which contributes to the yacht's longevity and creates a tranquil atmosphere through patterns of light and shadow.The Seadeck 6 features a composite hull and superstructure with carbon fiber reinforcements. Approximately 40% of the yacht's surface, including the deckhouse, roof, wings, bathing platform, and main deck, is constructed using high-performance, lightweight materials. This significant use of carbon fiber helps optimize the yacht's weight, reducing fuel consumption and emissions.The yacht's naval architecture, developed by Azimut|Benetti Group's R&D Department in collaboration with NAMES, maximizes efficiency at cruising speeds. The hull is designed to start hydroplaning sooner, reducing drag and broadening the speed range for optimal efficiency.The Seadeck 6 introduces the Mild Hybrid Zero Emission Hotel Mode, which uses a 42-kWh lithium battery pack and an alternator connected to one of the engines. This system allows the yacht to operate at zero emissions at anchor for up to 4 hours during the day and 8 hours at night. It also enables navigation with the generator off for up to 8 hours, enhancing energy efficiency.The yacht is also prepared for a Full-Hybrid system, which will debut with the larger Seadeck 7 in September 2024. This system will further reduce emissions and improve efficiency.The Seadeck 6 emphasizes the use of sustainable materials. Cork, sourced sustainably, replaces traditional teak for decking. Inside, carpeting is made from recycled materials (R-PET), contributing to a luxurious yet environmentally friendly interior. Approximately 30% of the yacht's skeleton is also made from R-PET, utilizing about 15,000 recovered plastic bottles.Azimut Yachts is an Azimut Benetti Group brand. With its Atlantis, Magellano Flybridge, S, Verve and Grande collections, Azimut offers the widest range of 10 to 40 meters.Credits: Azimut Yachts
45m Forever Sold by Camper and Nicholsons
Camper & Nicholsons has announced the sale of the 44.81m yacht Forever, built by Logica Yachts in 2015. The transaction was handled internally, with Arne Ploch representing the seller and Fernando Nicholson representing the buyer.Forever is part of Logica Yacht's 147 line, designed by Studio Brenta. This steel and aluminum displacement yacht can accommodate 12 guests in six en-suite staterooms. A notable feature is the 5.5m foredeck pool with a hot tub and jet system, highlighting the yacht's unique use of external space.Arne Ploch, a senior sales broker at Camper & Nicholsons, commented on the seamless sales process managed internally by the firm's senior brokers, emphasizing the efficiency and professionalism of the transaction.By managing the sale internally, Camper & Nicholsons streamlined the closing process, reducing delays and avoiding external dependencies. This approach accelerates the sales cycle and enhances the client experience, ensuring a smooth and efficient transaction.Camper & Nicholsons leverages a global network of experienced sales brokers across 12 offices worldwide, ensuring a strong presence in key markets. This extensive network allows the company to achieve optimal outcomes for both buyers and sellers, providing expert management and support.Following the sale, Forever will continue to be managed under Camper & Nicholsons' Yacht Management Division.Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
First ISA Viper 120 Sold to an American Client
ISA Yachts has announced the sale of the first ISA Viper 120 unit to an American client, with delivery expected in 2026. This sale, facilitated by Zarpo Yachts, marks the second contract managed by the brokerage house, following the sale of the 42-meter Columbus Crossover.The ISA Viper 120 features a composite hull and superstructure reinforced with carbon fiber, spanning an overall length of 37.7 meters. ISA Yachts, with over twenty years of experience in the production of GRP sports boats, is known globally for its combination of performance and elegance.The cockpit of the Viper 120 is divided into three distinct zones. At sea level, the stern beach club features a multifunctional transformer that serves as a bathing step ladder and gangway. Two side steps lead to a large sun pad facing aft and a lounge area furnished with sofas and a coffee table. The two opening side balconies enhance the liveability of this area. The third zone includes an outdoor table that seats up to eight people, adjacent to an aft galley and bar with a versatile up/down tinted glass partition for various occasions, from formal events to casual gatherings.The interior layout includes a single port-side walkway to the bow to maximize space. Amidships, near the lounge, another opening balcony offers views from the indoor sofas. A circular swimming pool with sun loungers and sofas is located at the bow.Inside, a combined galley and bar leads to a bright lounge area with floor-to-ceiling windows, semi-circular sofas, armchairs, and a 10-seater circular table. The main deck forward houses the command bridge, with a staircase to the lower deck that accommodates four double cabins with private bathrooms and an owner's cabin with a double bathroom.The sun deck, featuring a carbon hard top, includes a second helm station and a private guest area with two large sun pads, a lounge with sofas, an L-shaped bar, and a 12-seater table.Accommodation for a crew of four, plus the captain, is provided in three cabins with private bathrooms. For discreet service, the crew quarters are accessible via a staircase in the galley. The garage for a 5-meter tender is located on the starboard side.The design of the ISA Viper 120 was developed by Fulvio De Simoni Studio, with naval engineering carried out by ISA Yachts. The yacht is powered by three MAN engines, each delivering up to 2200 hp, allowing it to reach a maximum speed of 33 knots and a cruising speed of 26 knots.Dedicated to producing forward-thinking superyachts made only with superior quality materials, ISA Yachts is a leading global superyacht and megayacht builder. Every ISA superyacht is uniquely designed to her owner’s briefs, and is built using the highest technology, the best quality materials and the finest furnishings and finishes. Currently in build are two 80-meter projects due to become the new ISA Yachts flagships. ISA Yachts is part of Palumbo Superyachts, which also includes: Columbus Yachts, Mondomarine and Extra Yachts.Credits: ISA Yachts
Sunreef Yachts to Showcase Diverse Fleet at Cannes Yachting Festival 2024
Sunreef Yachts will feature an impressive lineup of five catamarans at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival 2024. The event, held from September 10th to 15th, will include the world premiere of the 60 Sunreef Power Eco and the debut of the 100 Sunreef Power at the Cannes festival.60 Sunreef Power EcoWorld Premiere: The 60 Sunreef Power Eco is designed as a customizable and eco-friendly motor yacht. It features innovative technologies aimed at maximizing energy efficiency and performance. Equipped with Sunreef Yachts’ proprietary solar power system and two 120kW electric engines, the yacht ensures a continuous supply of clean energy for an efficient motoring experience.100 Sunreef PowerCYF Debut: The 100 Sunreef Power combines elegance, stability, and safety. This superyacht incorporates a range of advanced features to provide a superior yachting experience.Sailing Catamarans on DisplayAt Port Canto, Sunreef Yachts will present three of their Eco sailing catamarans:Sunreef 60 Eco and Sunreef 80 EcoSunreef 60 EcoThese yachts represent high standards in sustainable luxury, featuring a composite-integrated solar power system. Sunreef 80 EcoSolar cells are seamlessly integrated into various parts of the yacht, including the hulls, superstructure, bimini, and mast. Additionally, they can generate green energy while sailing through an advanced hydrogeneration system.Sunreef 70The best-selling Sunreef 70 will also be on display, showcasing its blend of style and performance.Established in the port city of Gdansk, Poland and Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE by French businessman Francis Lapp, Sunreef Yachts is a shipyard specializing in the design and construction of fully-customized eco-responsible catamarans and multihull superyachts. The shipyard’s family of customers includes superstar athlete Rafael Nadal as well as Formula 1 champions Fernando Alonso and Nico Rosberg among a vast clientele across the globe. The Sunreef Yachts Eco range is a line of eco-responsible sailing and power luxury catamarans. The shipyard combines electric propulsion, smart energy management, ultramodern solar panels and ethically-sourced finishing materials for a responsible yachting experience.Credits: Sunreef Yachts
First Renderings of the Mishi 102 Unveiled
Mishi Yachts has released the initial renderings of its latest project, the 31-meter sailing superyacht Mishi 102. This vessel, designed for luxury cruising, builds on the foundation of the successful Mishi 88, featuring dynamic lines and an expansive layout.The Mishi 102 is constructed from high-end carbon fiber and will meet full RINA class standards, emphasizing safety and durability. The yacht's spacious cockpit, designed for both dining and lounging, accommodates up to 12 guests and includes separate helm stations, ensuring that sailing functions do not interfere with the relaxation areas.The interior of the Mishi 102 maintains the exquisite styling seen in the Mishi 88, with a large saloon, a full-beam master cabin forward, and three guest cabins aft. The design incorporates high-quality materials such as leather, fine fabrics, and noble woods to create a luxurious atmosphere.Mishi Yachts leverages its parent company Yonca Shipyard's extensive experience in carbon composite construction to deliver a flawless build. The commitment to RINA certification underscores the yacht's quality and safety standards, a noteworthy feature for a vessel of this size.“The Mishi 102 represents the evolution of our vision for large, comfortable sailing cruisers,” said Şakir Yılmaztürk, founder and chairman of Mishi Yachts. “It offers greater volume and flexibility compared to our debut model, without compromising on safety and quality.”Further details about the Mishi 102 will be revealed as development progresses. A full presentation of the yacht is scheduled for the Monaco Yacht Show in September 2024. The Mishi 102 is exclusively available through Ocean Independence, highlighting its status within the superyacht market.Founded in 1986, Yonca Shipyard aimed to lead in fast boat design and advanced composites. Despite doubts, handcrafted boats reflected our vision. Now an industrial-scale enterprise, the shipyard produces cutting-edge pleasure, commercial, and naval craft. Yonca Shipyard delivered more than 180 ships and boats, specializing in fast interceptor craft and patrol boats for defense and law enforcement agencies.Credits: Mishi Yachts