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Max Oertz | 38 m | 1921

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Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 To Debut at Limassol Boat Show
The Italian Sea Group is set to showcase its Tecnomar brand for the first time at the Limassol Boat Show, which runs from May 23 to 26. This event, hosted at Limassol Marina in Cyprus, is a strategic development opportunity for the group, highlighting the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 motor yacht.The Limassol Boat Show will gather visitors and exhibitors from the yachting industry, presenting the latest products and services and offering significant networking and branding opportunities."The Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63, with its 63 knots maximum speed, represents the forefront of the sector," stated Giovanni Costantino, Founder and CEO of The Italian Sea Group. "It’s an outstanding yacht, part of a successful limited series, embodying luxury and high performance."The Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 has received recognition in the luxury industry, being named among the Best of the Best in the "Motor Yacht Weekend Cruiser" category by Robb Report and winning the "Motor Yacht under 25 metres" category at the International Yacht & Aviation Awards.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
Riva Showcases Innovation at Cavallino Classic Modena
Riva, known for its heritage and style, was a partner at the exclusive Cavallino Classic Modena, an international Concours d’Elegance dedicated to Ferrari models. The event, held from May 17 to 19, featured the new full-electric Riva El-Iseo powerboat and scale models of legendary wooden Rivas.The Cavallino Classic Modena, now in its fourth edition, is the Italian counterpart to the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic Concours d’Elegance. This year, the event showcased a Riva Anniversario. The venue, Casa Maria Luigia in Modena, Emilia-Romagna, pays homage to Enzo Ferrari, the founder of Ferrari. The event was hosted at the mansion of chef Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore.Riva presented the Riva El-Iseo, its first full-electric powerboat, displayed prominently in the pond at Casa Maria Luigia. Additionally, scale models of iconic Riva boats were featured.The event included the presentation of the Riva prize of honour. The "Best of Show Gran Turismo – Finest GT Ferrari Modena 2024" winner received the iconic helm of the Aquarama. The award ceremony took place during a gala dinner at Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana, following a parade of the competition’s 25 cars through Modena's center.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
Nautor Swan Opens Doors for Annual Boatbuilding Technology Center Open Days
Nautor Swan has kicked off its 2024 launching season with a spectacular start, having already launched eleven yachts, including two Swan 88s. With twenty-four yachts expected to be completed by Midsummer, the season is marked by significant activity at the yard.From May 27th to June 8th, Nautor Swan is hosting its annual Boatbuilding Technology Centre (BTC) Open Days in Pietarsaari. This event offers clients and prospective buyers a unique opportunity to explore the state-of-the-art facility and witness the meticulous craftsmanship that goes into every Nautor Swan yacht.Guests will be accompanied by Nautor’s knowledgeable international sales team, who will guide them through a comprehensive tour of the facility. Visitors will have the chance to observe every phase of the yacht construction process, from early lamination and fit-out stages to the final launch into the water. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the skilled work of Nautor’s boatbuilders, renowned for their attention to detail and commitment to quality.Highlights of the tour include a preview of the newly launched Swan 88, the versatile ClubSwan 43, and a glimpse of the Swan 128, which is the second-largest yacht in the company's history and is scheduled to be launched in 2025. In addition, the Swan range will be on display, featuring the Swan 48 MKII, Swan 55, Swan 58, Swan 65, and Swan 78, all available for visits and tests before they set sail to their home ports. Visitors will also have the opportunity to see the mock-up of the new Swan 51, a yacht that has made history for Nautor Swan and has now been redesigned with the latest Frers naval architecture."Following the successful 2023 edition, we've made this event an annual occasion, offering an immersive experience in our world to showcase how we build and deliver each Swan," says Giovanni Pomati, Nautor Group CEO. "The behind-the-scenes adventure is always fascinating, making you feel part of the process and the family. This is crucial for us, to make our enthusiastic sailors feel part of the family and deepen their love for the sport of sailing."Nautor Swan was founded in 1966 in Pietarsaari, Finland. The builder entered the superyacht market in 1999. Since then, the yard has continued building high-performance sailing yachts in three different lines; ClubSwan, Swan Yachts and Maxi Swan Yachts. Credits: Nautor Swan
Fuel-Cell Powered 50Steel Superyacht Launched by Sanlorenzo
Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo has launched its 49.9-metre superyacht, Almax, at its La Spezia facilities. Almax uses "green" methanol and fuel cell reformer technology for its hotel load, making it one of the few yachts pursuing alternative power sources for carbon-neutral cruising. Designed by Piero Lissoni and Zuccon International Project, Almax is part of a new line with four units already sold. The launch ceremony was attended by over 700 guests.The 50Steel will offer accommodation for guests across five cabins, including the owner's cabin, along with a gym and spa area.The fuel-cell technology on Almax converts biomethanol into electricity up to a maximum of 100kW, enabling the yacht to operate at anchor emission-free. Sanlorenzo estimates this could account for up to 90% of a superyacht's typical usage time with zero emissions.The yacht also features a Hidden Engine Room (HER), a patented design that conceals the engine room on the lower deck, freeing up space for a 150-square-metre "Ocean Lounge" beach club with a pool and sea terraces. This design also allows for a split-level layout with head heights ranging from 2.1 to 3.35 meters.The yacht is scheduled for delivery in July 2024.Sanlorenzo was founded in 1958 in Viareggio by yacht builder Gionvanni Jannetti. In 2005, Massimo Perrotti became the majority shareholder in the shipyard. Sanlorenzo builds yachts ranging from 28.60 to 73 meters in length. Credits: Sanlorenzo
Sacs Tecnorib to Attend the Venice Boat Show
Sacs Tecnorib returns to the Venice Boat Show, the event that offering to the +30,000 expected visitors the chance to admire more than 300 boats from 220 exhibitors. The show will be held at the historic setting of the Arsenale from May 29 to June 2. On display will be the Strider 11 and 15. Strider 15Thanks to the collaboration with the dealer Italian Yacht Store, the company will have the opportunity to display on the water at stand P2 Sud the sporty and elegant Strider 11 and Strider 15: two of the brand’s best-selling models thanks to the exclusive lines designed by Christian Grande, the build quality, and the confidence they convey in all marine and weather conditions. Strider 11Sacs Tecnorib Spa was established in 2021 from the union between TecnoRib srl and Sacs srl. Sacs tecnorib spa is the official licensee of Pirelli brand inflatable boatsCredits: Sacs Tecnorib Spa