Benetti has launched hull number one of the new Mediterraneo 116 line for a US owner in August 2016. Now the Viareggio shipyard has shared more details about its 35.5 meter GRP yacht.
The exterior design has been created by Giorgio M. Cassetta Design. “The usability of the space onboard and the solutions proposed are comparable to those typically found on much bigger yachts. We have given Mediterraneo 116’ classical lines and proportions, but with a contemporary twist, because we wanted to create a yacht conceived to tackle future challenges, but without betraying the spirit of Benetti’s most glorious past projects
Architect Giorgio M. Cassetta
The main lounge flows onto the cockpit through an opening over two meters wide and the windows, each measuring three meters, are continuous. Even the storage has been redesigned with a view to self-sufficiency. The dining area has a table seating up to twelve and is surrounded by a walkway so wide it can be used as a balcony to relax on.
Moving to the lower deck, the common denominator continues to be the light. The portholes, positioned at a height of 70 centimeters, are in reality 1.6 meter windows. In line with the shipyard’s exacting standards, there are four double cabins on this deck, with two VIP suites aft and two cabins with bunk beds. And they all have their own bathroom. Three double cabins are provided for the crew, plus the captain’s cabin on the upper deck next to the helm station, providing accommodation for a total of seven.
The “surgical” approach to rationalizing available space is visible on the upper deck too, which stands out because of the spacious open area in the bow. But there’s more, with an area set aside for a swimming pool, if desired, that can be customized to reflect the owner’s tastes and needs. Finally, eighty square meters are dedicated to the sundeck, which has a useful length of 16 meters. The rollbar is integrated in the furniture and the storage compartments are entirely available for use by guests.
The elegance of Oli is also expressed by sophisticated, modern interiors that reflect the owner’s personality and tastes. The customer has chosen interiors featuring one type of wood only, decorated with polished steel inserts and detailing. The chrome portals used round the main windows manage to enrich the space and the volumes, accentuating the big windows that create continuity with the outside world and amplify the volume of the interiors by flooding them with natural light. The loose furniture chosen is intentionally minimal and sophisticated to enjoy family moments on board.
The superyacht is propelled by two Man V12-1400 engines delivering 1,400 hp each, pushing the yacht to a top speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. At 10 knots, the efficient hull designed by Pierluigi Ausonio gives the yacht a range of 3 thousand nautical miles. Stabilization at anchor and during navigation are provided by the innovative but consolidated electric stabilizer fins built by CMC Marine.
The X95 Princess Yachts project was launched in Plymouth. This yacht is a project of the British naval architectural bureau Olesinski and the Italian design house Pininfarina.The new X95 chassis, developed in collaboration with Olesinski, is developing the Deep-V concept to increase efficiency by 15% with added stability in any marine environment. In total, the ship extends for almost 22 meters.All guest rooms are located on the lower deck, with the main cabin occupying the full moon on medium ships, and two double and one double VIP suites are located in front.The maximum speed range is 24-26 knots. The ship was created for longer voyages and is equipped with a distant 13,400-liter fuel tank.
February 17, 2020
Baglietto announced the sale of a new 38-meter V-Line during a yacht show in Miami.The new design differs in the external design from Francesco Paszkowski Design with an aluminum body, a superstructure and a straight nose.Inside, the layout offers accommodation for up to ten guests in four guest cabins on the lower deck and a complete set for the owner on the main deck with an office and dressing room. Further crew housing is located in front on the lower deck, and the captain's cabin is located on the upper deck behind the wheelhouse. The second pilot station is located on the sun deck, along with an outdoor dining area, a bar and a jacuzzi.Instead, there is a 5.5-meter tender in the bow, leaving a place for the beach where guests can visit the gym and lounge.Power comes from the improved Caterpillar ACERT C32 engine for a top speed of 18 knots.Delivery is scheduled for the spring of 2022.
February 17, 2020
Italian shipyard CRN launches a 62-meter super-yacht. The CRN 137 was designed by Nuvolari Lenard inside and out, working closely with CRN's internal technical equipment.According to he bow is vertical, not to follow the current trend, but to ensure maximum length in the water, thereby increasing speed and maximising the forward volumesThe layout includes accommodation for 12 guests, divided into six cabins. The raised deck of the owner has direct access to the outdoor dining area in the aft and the panoramic viewing room.Power comes from a pair of MTU 12V 4000 engines with a capacity of 2 011 hp. at a maximum speed of 16 knots.
February 17, 2020
Lurssen, Oceanco, Feadship, Nobiskrug and Benetti- pioneers in the stable supply of large yachts.The growing fleet of mega yachts also led to the fact that there were more for the charter. The largest of them was the 136-meter Flying Fox, delivered by Lurssen in 2019 and presented at a yacht show in Monaco.The massive 136-meter superyacht Lürssen Flying Fox has become one of the largest 20 superyachts in the world.Of particular note are the capabilities of the Flying Fox helicopter: it has a pair of helipads for superyachts, one on the sun deck, and the second on the bridge deck, with D-values of 18 meters and 14 meters, which can take the largest helicopters to the store.Its stylish exterior was designed by Espen Oino. Key features include cutouts on the bridge deck and upper deck, which allow a lot of natural light to pass through floor-to-ceiling windows.The elegant and graceful interiors of Flying Fox are owned by Mark Berriman.The designer created a calm and spacious interior, emphasized by neutral tones, complemented by tactile surfaces and decoration. The interior of the Flying Fox includes 11 guest cabins; one master and 10 VIPs, all of which have sea terraces. Accommodation for crew 54.Another significant object was Amadea.Amadea has surprisingly detailed finishes built to the standards of a yacht of this size. Since the first cutting of steel, delivery took only 31 months.Made of steel and aluminum, Amadea was delivered in 2017.The technical capabilities of the yacht were based on an existing project - Quantum Blue, launched in 2014.Interior designer Francois Zuretti combines grandeur with intimacy: hand-painted Michelangelo's clouds on the ceiling above the dining table; or dozens of warm organic tones delivered through whiskey with highlight, brandy and rum in clear bottles.Art Deco interiors were created in collaboration with the Dutch artist Willem Lenssink.According to Francois Zuretti, the owner requested an authentic classic presentation with the integration of 18th century classic furniture.
February 17, 2020
Motorboat Soaring, Abeking & Rasmussen's new 68.2-meter superyacht.In the coming weeks, shipyard and client teams will test Soaring navigation and safety systems in the North Sea, and then transfer the ship to their owner in April.<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/EnFOQb2zKRE" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>The elegant exterior and modern interiors of the project are the design work of the German studio Focus Yacht Design. They can accommodate up to 12 guests in six cabins, including a master suite on the aft upper deck and an additional five cabins on the main deck. On the owner’s deck there is also a library and a private aft deck with seating areas.<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Z5uy_p9GJZY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>The upper deck of Soaring has a master suite with a private owner's aft deck and library. The remaining 5 guest yacht cabins will be located on the main deck and served by a team of 17 people.
February 14, 2020