Launched in 2018 by Cerri Cantieri Navali, the 28-metre yacht Freedom belongs to a renowned Italian designer Roberto Cavalli, the founder and former Creative Director at an eponymous company. Despite reported financial difficulties the popular brand currently struggles with, as they closed their US stores, preparing to liquidate its North American operations as of March 2019, Cavalli’s net worth is estimated at $ 500 Million by CelebrityNetWorth.



Freedom was launched as a fully-custom design by Cavalli himself in cooperation with his friend and fellow designer Tommaso Spadolini, who had also worked on Cavalli’s first yacht, 41m Baglietto RC. According to media, ‘Design me something that Batman would drive!’ were the seven words the Freedom concept was born from.

This time, the owner was looking for something bold, unique and dramatic. As a result, the exterior styling features two sweeping arches framing the aft cockpit, and a metallic black hull and dark grey superstructure. The hull was painted with an iridescent livery that changes colour depending on the direction of the sun rays. 



Freedom was conceived for private cruising with Cavalli’s partner, three crew members and up to four guests within two cabins, including the master suite. Cavalli can enjoy his main-deck owner's cabin laid right behind the pilothouse, as he is keen to drive the yacht himself. The central skylight and four large windows allow for constant sea-view and plenty of natural light throughout the yacht. 

The main deck was designed with four slope steps allowing for the beach area and the main lounge appearing as continuous space close to the water. The yacht's tender is stored forward on the main-deck, positioned so to not disrupt the full walk-around deck and outdoor lounge areas.



The yacht is trademarked with a low aft deck cockpit featuring sliding glass doors on three sides. Lowering the deck height was quite the feat of engineering, but Spadolini felt it was necessary to maintain the nautical contact that Cavalli had requested.

Aiming for utmost privacy, Spadolini made the owner’s suite accessible only by a staircase from the main salon, that also serves as a private lounge when there are no guests on board.

The yacht’s bespoke interior concept is trademarked with animal-skin prints for the upholdtery, golden details, strass-covered surfaces and lavish embroidery, reflecting the owner’s strong personality and distinctive features od the Cavalli brand. As a designer, Cavalli preferred to select all the materials, finishes and accessories for the interior himself. 



Performance wise, Freedom will be capable of reaching a top speed of 40 knots thanks to 3 Rolls-Royce water-jet engines. 

For other yachts by famous designers, check the 65-metre Giorgio Armani's Main and 50-metre Regina d'Italia Dolce and Gabbana.

Latest News

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
First Look at Moonshine’s Custom Interior Design
Moonen Yachts has unveiled select details of the custom interior design of Moonshine, a 36.3m Martinique superyacht set for delivery before the summer season. The design, crafted in collaboration with Hollander Yacht Design, reflects the owners' vision and preferences.The interior of Moonshine features a rich and varied design developed by Simon Hollander and Alexandra Nicolaescu of Hollander Yacht Design. This project marks their first collaboration with Moonen Yachts. According to Alexandra Nicolaescu, the design aims to captivate and surprise guests, with each area of the yacht reflecting its unique function. The design palette is inspired by the phases of the moon, with the Main Deck featuring soft, silver, and beige hues, and the Bridge Deck presenting a darker, more enigmatic atmosphere.The owners were deeply involved in the design process, frequently visiting the shipyard and utilizing virtual reality and 3D renderings to make informed decisions. Simon Hollander noted that a significant number of special materials from various suppliers were used, and custom furniture was created to meet the owners' specific needs.John Bechtold, Moonen Yachts Project Manager, highlighted the benefits of the shipyard's in-house interior engineering, carpentry, paintshop, and outfitting teams. This internal expertise allowed for quick and flexible responses to the owners' requests, resulting in a tailor-made interior design.Moonshine, designated yard number YN204, is the sixth Martinique model from Moonen's fast displacement steel hull design series. After her delivery, Moonshine will cruise the Mediterranean and the Caribbean before heading to her new home in San Diego, California.Moonen Yachts is a yacht builder based in the Netherlands, and its first yacht was built in 1964 under the original yard name of De Ruiter. In 1981, the yard was renamed Moonen Shipyards. It’s launching its first vessel under new ownership: Alhena. In 2017 Moonen Shipyards changed into Moonen Yachts. With the help of strong vision, innovative technology and new designers, Moonen is once again becoming the market leader in 30m to 50m luxury yachts.Credits: Moonen Yachts
New Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 Delivered
The Italian Sea Group has delivered at the Marina di Carrara headquarters of the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 yacht, which will navigate in the seas of the French Riviera and the Mediterranean.The owner, a member of Saudi Royal Family, chose an Ad Personam Blue color for her iconic Full-Optional motoryacht, customizing it with a full custom double cabin and bathroom layout and an advanced video surveillance system.“My experience with the construction of this unique yacht from Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 has met my highest expectations to such an extent that now I even look at cars from Lamborghini from a different angle,” comments the Owner. “Indeed, while going through this experience, I have realized better how their engineers are constantly driven to push the limits of what can be achieved to deliver the best experience for their ultimate customer”.“We are very proud of the success that the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 yacht is gaining in EMEA, an area that continues to offer interesting growth opportunities for all brands, in line with the Group's international development strategy,” comments Giovanni Costantino Founder & CEO of The Italian Sea Group. “It is a high- performance yacht designed with a very low draft, which allows it to moor in shallow waters and with its top speed of 63 knots, can reach considerable distances in a short time. The commercial validity of this project and the partnership with Automobili Lamborghini is confirmed by a long waiting list that allows us to confidently project ourselves towards new and ambitious goals.”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
Custom Line Launches Three Superyachts in Less Than a Month
The Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard in Ancona has launched three new Custom Line superyachts in less than a month.At OneLaunched on April 10, M/Y At One is the nineteenth hull of the Custom Line Navetta 30. The launch ceremony was attended by the owner and their family, along with the Custom Line team. The yacht, measuring 28.43 meters in length and 7.3 meters in beam, features design work from ACPV Architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel for the interiors and Filippo Salvetti for the exteriors. The Custom Line Atelier provided interior design consulting to align with the owner’s style preferences. The yacht’s design includes a combination of muted and bright colors, and materials such as nubuck leather and matt-finish white travertine marble.Queen J IIIOn April 24, the thirty-first hull of the Custom Line Navetta 33, named M/Y Queen J II, was launched. This 33-meter-long yacht with a 7.52-meter beam features a design collaboration between the Strategic Product Committee and the Ferretti Group Engineering Department, supported by the Custom Line Atelier. The yacht boasts a bulbous bow for enhanced seaworthiness and stability, with a range of up to 2,000 nautical miles. Its interiors use a palette of brown, burgundy, bronze, black, and lava grey, with materials including white travertine marble, American walnut, and leather.Our Red Sea The Custom Line 106’, named M/Y Our Red Sea, was launched on May 6. This is the twenty-first hull in the brand’s planing line, designed for an owner based in the Middle East. The yacht, measuring 32.82 meters in length and 7.4 meters in beam, features exterior styling by the Ferretti Group Engineering Department and interior design by the Custom Line Atelier. The yacht’s design emphasizes natural light, neutral colors, and fine materials such as Taj Mahal and Calacatta Gold marble, nubuck leather, and maple wood.These launches demonstrate Custom Line’s ongoing commitment to design, innovation, and meeting the specific preferences of yacht owners worldwide.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
Greenline Yachts: Promoting Sustainable Yachting with Over 1,000 Yachts Sold
Greenline Yachts, a Slovenian shipyard known for its hybrid propulsion technology, has announced the sale of over 1,000 yachts since its inception in 2008. The company has developed a philosophy of responsible yachting, offering a range of eight hybrid models from 39 to 58 feet.Greenline Yachts fleetThe company, founded by Vladimir Zinchenko, has focused on sustainable yachting solutions, launching its first model, the Greenline 33, in 2008. The Greenline 33 Hybrid quickly became popular, leading to the introduction of several other models, including the Greenline 40 Hybrid, the Greenline 48, and the Greenline 58 Fly. The current lineup includes eight models, all featuring hybrid propulsion systems designed to reduce environmental impact.Greenline 58 FlyGreenline Yachts' hybrid propulsion technology, known as the 6G H-Drive serial diesel-electric powertrain, has been in development since 2008 and is now in its sixth generation. This system allows for significant fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, appealing to customers who prioritize ecological responsibility.Greenline 48 Fly“Our customers seek to immerse themselves in nature while preserving it,” said Zinchenko. “They value ecological responsibility and a low environmental impact. Our range of hybrid yachts allows them to do that, and we are seeing a sharp rise in inquiries as the market changes.”Greenline 40Greenline Yachts' design ethos emphasizes efficiency, featuring "superdisplacement" hulls that provide stability and economy at various speeds. The yachts can operate in electric mode for 20-25 nautical miles and use diesel engines for longer passages, with the ability to recharge batteries during travel. The yachts also feature extensive solar panels, lithium batteries, and inverters, allowing for extended stays without needing to start the engine or generator.Greenline Yachts fleetThe shipyard has also integrated sustainable practices into its construction process, using recycled PET plastic in hull reinforcement and vacuum infusion techniques to ensure precise material use. Offcuts from interior fit-outs are repurposed into heating pellets, and leftover foam is used for home insulation by a neighboring company. Marketing materials have been minimized and are produced from recycled or sustainable sources.Greenline 48 Fly“Navigating over 250,000 miles and working as a yacht dealer taught me about environmental respect and what boaters want,” said Zinchenko. “Greenline Yachts proves you can build a yacht responsibly while ensuring comfort and safety.”Greenline Yachts is introducing annual awards to recognize owners who demonstrate significant strides in responsible yachting. These awards will celebrate achievements such as the highest amount of solar power generated and the most electric engine hours logged.Credits: Greenline Yachts