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If Only, a 39-meter Feadship, has caught fire earlier today around 14:00 in front of Nice's airport...
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Lurssen superyacht Skat has arrived to the Netherlands for Royal Huisman's refit....
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August 21, 2017Motor yacht Dancing Tides sold
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If Only, a 39-meter Feadship, has caught fire earlier today around 14:00 in front of Nice's airport in France. All eleven guests and a reported crew of 4 are now safe according to Nice Matin.Rapidly dispatched to the yacht that was less than 5 nautical miles from the shore, local firefighters were able to put out the fire onboard.Built by Dutch-based Feadship in 1974 as Wallanka, the yacht was later renamed to If Only. The 39-meter yacht had a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.Built by Dutch-based Feadship in 1974 as Wallanka, the yacht was later renamed to If Only. The 39-meter yacht had a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.
August 17, 2017
The first AM37 owner has taken delivery of his new Aston Martin powerboat which will be berthed in Miami. Handcrafted in the UK by Quintessence Yachts, AM37 hull #1 is customized with many additional features including the AM37S propulsion package which affords a top speed in excess of 50 knots.Taking up the option to access the ‘Q by Aston Martin’ personalisation service, theowner truly tailored his boat. Aston Martin designers helped translate preferredmaterials, colours and textures into key elements of the powerboat. The result is astunning Mako Blue hull and an interior swathed in Baltic Blue and Cream Truffleupholstery with flashes of chrome. Other features include a convertible sofa, mattLacewood table and a special version of the champagne cooler finished in Baltic Bluecarbon fibre which holds two bottles of champagne and six flutes.Taking the full range of options, including air-conditioning, the powerboat has AxiusJoystick Piloting, which provides superb manoeuvrability and precise handling with anintuitive joystick. Having seen the powerboat in action on her test run, the new ownerrequested underwater lights in the hull, an addition that is now available as anoption for future clients.Quintessence Yachts unveiled the much-anticipated prototype of the AM37 at lastyear’s Monaco Yacht Show. Since then, the team has gone into overdrive buildingbespoke AM37s for clients keen to own their very own Aston Martin for the ocean.The powerboat is available in two versions: a ‘gran turismo’ leisure powerboat with achoice of twin 370 hp Mercury diesels or two 430 hp Mercury petrol engines, and anAM37S version with twin 520hp petrol engines by Mercury Racing.Quintessence Yachts also started the production of a version for a discerning client who will put his boat through her paces on the Swiss lakes. This AM37 matches the client’s new Aston Martin Vantage AMR road car with bulkheads and cabinetry finished in Charcoal Lacquer, and grey Novasuede headlining and window bands. The contemporary configuration has additional engine room sound insulation to comply with the stringent rules which apply to powerboats used on the Swiss lakes.All AM37s benefit from a unique sliding cockpit cover which can be remotely operatedwith a mobile app. Navigation, control monitor and entertainment systems areintegrated within a 15’ touchscreen in the dashboard, with advanced functions tocontrol the electric anchor, retractable bimini and retractable swim platform. Each ofthese phenomenal day cruisers is manufactured using the latest in compositetechnologies and features many carbon fibre mouldings, including the deck of theboat.Quintessence Yachts CEO Mariella Mengozzi concluded: With so many options available to our clients we are confident that there will never be two identical AM37s. At the heart of our approach is a commitment to listen to customers and understand their needs, supporting their choices with the finest quality artistry. By fusing the maritime and automotive worlds with the universal characteristics of style and elegance, AM37 offers the perfect balance of design and engineering, performance and comfort, luxury and functionality
August 14, 2017
Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures.The SeaXplorer 75 stands out with not only a dive centre and submersible hangar, but also a complete floating heliport for two aircraft.Together with his guests, our client plans to visit some of the most beautiful and remote areas of the world. They will be skiing and snowboarding on pristine slopes like Kamchatka and submersible diving and sport fishing in Papua New Guinea and the Galápagos Islands. They will be in places with no supporting infrastructure, no roads and no heliports within range. So we designed the SeaXplorer 75 to carry out such complex operations with the highest level of safety, redundancy and autonomyCommercial Director Rose DamenIn accordance with the Owner’s requirements, DAMEN’s team of naval architects and engineers created 75.15-metre SeaXplorer with a Gross Tonnage of approximately 2,500. The Owner will take delivery in the second half of 2020.Our designs in the SeaXplorer range are a great starting point to quickly create customised yachts for specific Owner requirements. The SeaXplorer 75 shares the range’s core attributes: compliance with the IMO Polar Code, the long periods of autonomy at sea, and the crossover of superyacht luxury with professional capabilityMark Vermeulen, DAMEN Product DirectorThe SeaXplorer 75 accommodates 12 guests as well as 25 crew and expedition staff. The full custom interiors will feature the finest luxury quality and finishing created by the Owner’s choice of interior designer. The layout includes plenty of outdoor spaces for al fresco dining and enjoying the sun and sea, SeaXplorer’s unique bow point observation lounge with panoramic views, and seven luxurious suites on Main Deck and Upper Deck.In May 2017 Damen Game Changer, 70-metre yacht support vessel with helicopter hangar, has spent three days in London to promote the Yacht Support range of vessels.
August 15, 2017
Overmarine Group has announced the sale of its first 54m flagship of the new Fast Displacement line in September 2016. Francesco Frediani, Group Commercial Director, comments:Just a very few days after the Mangusta Oceano 42 was officially presented at the first boat shows, attesting the Group’s entry into the long range segment, today we’re celebrating the sale of the new Mangusta fleet flagship, a 54 metre yacht from the brand new Mangusta GranSport line. This successful sale confirms that, thanks to our thirty year tradition of building fast, comfortable yachts and the reputation we’ve built up in that time, we’re even able to aspire to playing a leading role in a segment that’s completely new to usOfficially presented more than a year ago, during the Monaco Yacht Show as a design concept, Mangusta GranSport is the Overmarine Group’s brand new line of fast displacement yachts. Designed by Alberto Mancini, this line combines technical features such as speed, greater range and limited consumption with extraordinary levels of comfort.Mangusta Gransport 54 is also pure beauty, achieved through a design with clean, dynamic lines and countless details, never redundant. A design that is a perfect interpretation of the Mediterranean lifestyle, i.e. experiencing the great outdoors, the pleasure of eating outside, close to the sea perhaps, in the cool shelter of a patio.Mangusta GranSport 54 construction at the Pisa shipyard is well underway. Featuring a racy profile, powerful engines, fast cruising speeds and spacious, functional onboard areas, this model is easily able to cruise long distances. Engineering studies and tank tests were carried out after the presentation of the concept, and a few changes made to the project. The yacht was altered in length and is currently 54 metres. She also features a new 4 engine propulsion system (4 x MTU 16V 2000 M94 2600Hp) with stabilizers. Advantages include greater propulsion efficiency, lower consumption especially at slow speeds, a higher top speed of up to 30 knots, lower draft, of around 2.5m which is perfect for cruising in shallow waters like those of the Bahamas, for example, or the islands of the Mediterranean. She also has better hydrodynamics, a greater range (around 3800 miles) and can consequently be used in a number of different ways – all of which in total comfort.The superyacht will be ready in 2018.In May Overmarine Group has announced the sale of Mangusta 94 for an American client.
August 15, 2017
Dutch shipbuilder Damen has launched Game Changer, its latest 70-metre yacht support vessel with helicopter hangar, in March 2017. The vessel has been later spotted in London and now seen cruising the Med.Game Changer is the fourth yacht support vessel in the 70-metre segment following the delivery of Intrepid, 6711 and Garcon. This latest launch also follows last year’s delivery and sale of the 55-metre showcase vessel Fast & Furious. With its yacht support range, Damen is now the established leader in this rapidly developing niche. In total 11 vessels have been delivered or are in build.The vessel features a fully certified helideck so owners can take larger helicopters on long range flights to their mother yachts and land safely in a wider weather window. Lowering the helicopter into the hangar protects it from the elements so it is refuelled and available for take-off without causing hassle, disruption and noise on the mother yacht.In addition, Game Changer has 250 square metres of open deck space for tenders and toys. The large deck crane makes logistics and handling simple, fast and safe. Below deck there is a further 110 square-metre storage space/dive centre. The YS 6911 has offices, facilities and accommodation for 22 crew and staff. It can carry a huge amount of extra provisions, fuel (marine, aviation and petrol), luggage and spare parts.
August 18, 2017