Motor yacht
Defoe | 51 m | 1930
Motor yacht
€ 2,950,000
Defoe | 44.2 m | 1945

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32m Ron Holland Cutter Iemanja Up for Sale
Camper & Nicholsons has announced the sale of the 32.07m sailing yacht Iemanja, represented by yacht sales advisor Rodrigo Nicholson. Designed by renowned designer Ron Holland and built by Chantiers Naval de Biot, Iemanja has been meticulously maintained and upgraded since its launch in 1989. Iemanja underwent a comprehensive refit in 2018, which included a rebuild of the main engine, new hull paint, a new teak cap rail, and a full systems service and mast and rigging inspection. These upgrades have ensured that the yacht remains in excellent condition, ready for immediate cruising.The yacht features a cutter rig and is well-suited for family cruising, offering flexible accommodation for up to eight guests. The layout includes a full-beam master suite aft, two guest cabins with queen-size berths port and starboard, and a fourth double cabin located forward of the saloon.Iemanja's custom design includes an inviting center cockpit with a bimini, ideal for al fresco dining. The interior is predominantly finished in teak, with the main saloon featuring a maple and rosewood sole. Recent updates to the upholstery provide a light and contemporary style.The asking price for the yacht is $1,750,000. Iemanja is available for viewings by appointment in Valencia, Spain.Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
The Italian Sea Group Announces Resale of Admiral 72 | Giorgio Armani Megayacht
The Italian Sea Group has announced the resale of the first Admiral 72 | Giorgio Armani megayacht, which is currently under construction. This sale was facilitated by Michel Chryssicopoulos, Global Managing Partner of IYC, representing the seller, and Darrell Hall of YachtZoo, representing the new buyer.The Admiral 72 | Giorgio Armani is the first of two megayachts designed entirely by Giorgio Armani. The yacht features Armani’s signature style in both its exterior and interior design. Originally slated for presentation at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, the delivery has been postponed to 2025 in the United States due to customizations requested by the new owner.Giovanni Costantino, Founder and CEO of The Italian Sea Group, commented on the sale: “The sale of the megayacht Admiral 72 | Giorgio Armani, a result of an exciting partnership of which I am extremely proud, represents further confirmation of our expansion in the Americas with the sale of the fifth Admiral megayacht. Giorgio Armani, synonymous with timeless elegance and refinement, with his stylistic vision has contributed to further increasing our aesthetic sensitivity."Meanwhile, the construction of the second Admiral 72 | Giorgio Armani megayacht is progressing on schedule. It is expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2025 and will debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2025.The Italian Sea Group is a global operator in the luxury yachting industry, listed on Euronext Milan (“EXM”) and active in the construction and refit of motor yachts and sailing yachts up to 140 meters. The Company, led by Italian entrepreneur Giovanni Costantino, operates on the market with the brands Admiral, renown for elegant and prestigious yachts, Tecnomar, Perini Navi, and Picchiotti; the Company has a business unit, NCA Refit, that manages the maintenance and refit services for yachts and mega yachts with a length over 60 meters. Credits: The Italian Sea Group
Ferretti Group Unveils Two World Premieres at Venice Boat Show
Ferretti Group is set to make a significant impact at the 2024 Venice Boat Show, unveiling two world premieres: the Custom Line Navetta 38 and the Pershing GTX80. These new models will be showcased alongside seven other distinguished yachts, highlighting the brand's commitment to innovation and sustainability.The Venice Boat Show, running from May 29 to June 2, focuses on environmental sustainability and cutting-edge propulsion solutions, including electric, hybrid, and hydrogen technologies. The event, held in the historic Arsenale district, serves as a prestigious platform for top Italian and international shipyards.Custom Line Navetta 38Custom Line Navetta 38: Launched in January, this yacht is the latest addition to the Custom Line’s Navetta series. It features innovative exterior and interior designs, emphasizing spacious areas, seamless integration between indoor and outdoor spaces, and direct water access. The Navetta 38 is designed for high cruising standards, combining advanced engineering with Italian style and sophistication.Pershing GTX80: This model embodies fun and excitement, setting a new standard for luxury and comfort. It features a 23-square-meter carbon fiber sundeck for unparalleled liveability and the SeaScape design, which offers a seamless connection with the sea.Pershing GTX80Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group, remarked on the significance of the Venice Boat Show as a platform for luxury yacht builders. "For builders of luxury yachts who create beauty on the water, there’s no better stage than the Venice Boat Show. Here, we’ll be presenting the new Custom Line Navetta 38, a wonder of design and the art of boatbuilding, against the gorgeous backdrop of the Arsenale. Another new product we’re very proud of is the first Riva El-Iseo full electric, which launches the E-Luxury segment, is 100% sustainable and a practical demonstration that innovation and care for the environment go hand in hand."Additional Showcased Models are: Ferretti Yachts 580, Ferretti Yachts Infynito 90, Riva El-Iseo, Riva 56' Rivale, Riva 68' Diable, Pershing 8X, wallywhy150.Ferretti Group's presence at the show includes collaborations with top luxury brands. Dolce&Gabbana will design staff uniforms, while local partners like Teatro La Fenice and Hotel Gritti Palace, home to the Riva Lounge, will enhance the event’s prestige. Other partners include Lavazza, Range Rover, La Scolca, Aperol, Tassoni, Seabob, Frette, Roda, Culti, Venini, Zanta, Flexjet, and Torello.The Ferretti Group, led by Chief Executive Officer Alberto Galassi, is now one of the world’s leaders in the construction and sale of luxury yachts and pleasure vessels, with a unique portfolio of brands: Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing, Itama, Mochi Craft, CRN, Custom Line and Wally.Credit: Ferretti Group
47m Serenissima I Listed For Sale
The 47m Mengi Yay Serenissima I is now for sale with Northrop & Johnson's Yacht Broker Ed Dickinson. Mengi Yay has introduced Serenissima I, a tri-deck yacht designed in collaboration with naval architect Van Oossanen and acclaimed design studio Nuvolari Lenard. She has been carefully designed around the owner’s requirements, boasting an upper private owner’s deck with its own hot tub and alfresco lounge space. Her sophisticated gentleman’s lounge complete with a cinema room, walk-in wine cellar and drop-down balcony.The traditional aft main saloon and dining room seamlessly flow into the midship guest lobby. She accommodates up to 10 guests across five cabins. The master cabin is situated on the bridge deck aft, and boasts a walk-in wardrobe and a lavish en-suite bathroom with sea-view windows and direct access to a private deck with a small dining area, sunpads and a hot tub. The lower deck features four additional guest cabins, including twin en-suite cabins forward and aft cabins that can be configured as doubles or opened to create a full-beam VIP suite. An elevator connects all interior decks for easy movement throughout.The primary alfresco entertainment space, the sundeck, is adorned with chic glass panels midships, sheltering the aft area. Here, guests can unwind in the large hot tub, soak up the sun on plush sunpads or gather around the dining table for meals under the shelter of a hardtop. A cozy firepit aft sets the stage for intimate conversations and relaxation. Walkaround side decks on the bridge deck lead to the flush foredeck, where guests can enjoy unobstructed ocean views. Notably, the foredeck has a professional boxing ring which can quickly be set up for guest use when desired. Serenissima I carries a Riva Ariston as the primary tender on the main deck aft and there is an enclosed tender garage forward for water toys and a rescue tender.The motor yacht is asking €35,800,000 and is due for delivery in August 2024.Mengi Yay Yachts was founded in 1964 in Turkey. Now the company owns one of the largest (19,365 sq m) yards that were specifically designed for the refit and refurbishment of existing craft as well as the manufacturing of the new motor and sailing yachts. Credits: Mengi Yay Yachts
Stormy Knight: The New Batmobile-Inspired Jet Ski
Warner Bros.' luxury brand, Wayne Enterprises, has collaborated with Silicon Valley-based sports craft company T3MP3ST to create the Stormy Knight, a limited-edition electronic exploration vehicle (EEV) inspired by Batman. Priced at $250,000 and limited to only 27 units, this sleek watercraft combines advanced technology and high-performance design.The Stormy Knight, based on T3MP3ST's Maverick GT, is a 4-meter watercraft constructed from carbon fiber and stainless steel, ensuring durability in harsh marine environments. Weighing 1,300 pounds, it features a 100 kWh modular battery and a 350 hp electric motor, allowing it to reach speeds over 85 mph with a range of 75 miles and a six-hour runtime.Designed to accommodate up to four passengers, the Stormy Knight includes autonomous navigation capabilities with Garmin systems, and iOS and Apple Watch voice command integration. Each unit is customizable to suit individual preferences.T3MP3ST also offers a larger tender model with a 30-foot RIB hull, capable of carrying eight passengers, reaching speeds of 40 knots, and cruising for up to eight hours. This model serves as a versatile tender and tow-in vehicle for surf spots like the Mavericks Marine Reserve.The Stormy Knight can be purchased online via the BruceWayneX site or at the Wayne Enterprises Experience in New York City from June 3 to 10.Credits: Wayne Enterprises