The Dominator Ilumen yacht starts to take shape at the shipyard's facilities in Italy. Originally designed as the Ilumen 26, the vessel has been lengthened by 2 metres and now measures 28 metres.

The new Ilumen series include three models – 28, 32 and 36, which have all been designed by AM Yacht Design in collaboration with the engineering team of Naval Head.

As for the interior, Alberto Mancini of AM Yacht Design used such luxurious materials as backlit white onyx, ebony and zebrano wood, matt oak and nubuck leather to create an exquisite style and comfort. 

This striking vessel represents the new era in yachting, bringing together an astonishing exterior and interior design, as well as an advanced technology.

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VanDutch Yachts Partners with Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team at Monaco Grand Prix
VanDutch Yachts played a prominent role at the recent Monaco Grand Prix. Established in the Netherlands in 2008 and now infused with Italian sophistication since its acquisition by Cantiere del Pardo in 2020, VanDutch collaborated with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team as an Official Race Supplier at this prestigious event. From May 24 to May 26, thirteen VanDutch tenders were deployed in the waters of Monaco. These vessels provided transportation for Mercedes’ VIP guests and team members, operating between the team’s hospitality spaces, including the Evrima of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection anchored outside Monaco's port, and various onshore locations. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 driverGigi Servidati, Chairman of Cantiere del Pardo, commented on the partnership, stating, “This collaboration with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team is a source of true pride for us and recognition of the iconic role that VanDutch holds in the world of exclusive yachting. Since VanDutch became part of our group, we have worked to combine its timeless lines with the attention to detail that has always distinguished Made in Italy.”George Russell, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 driverRichard Sanders, Chief Commercial Officer of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team, added, "The Monaco Grand Prix is the jewel in the crown of the F1 calendar. As a team, we have an extensive hospitality program for our partner family and guests. This year, we have taken that to the next level. It was fantastic to have numerous sport-leading experiences across the Principality, all defined by luxury, style, and connection to the action. Many thanks to VanDutch, who complement all of those ideals and provided a brilliant experience to all our guests."The partnership between VanDutch and Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 exemplifies how the alliance of two prestigious brands can elevate the experience of global sporting events, ensuring exceptional visibility and reinforcing an exclusive presence.VanDutch's involvement in the Monaco Grand Prix not only solidifies its leadership in the luxury tender sector but also establishes it as a key partner in high-profile global events. The choice of Monaco is significant, as VanDutch models are often seen in iconic locations worldwide, from the French Riviera to Florida. To enhance its presence, Cantiere del Pardo is setting up VanDutch Centers in locations such as Saint-Tropez, Miami, Amsterdam, the Balearic Islands, and Lake Garda. Credits: VanDutch Yachts
Vicem Unveils the Tuna Masters 37 Express
Vicem Yachts has introduced the Tuna Masters 37 Express, a new addition to its Tuna Masters series. Building on the success of the 37 CC launched in 2023, the 37 Express combines the robust hull and sportfishing capabilities of its predecessor with a spacious lower cabin, enhancing its appeal for both family cruising and serious fishing.The 37 Express retains the high-performance hull and key sportfishing features of the 37 CC, such as multiple pole holders and a live bait tank. However, it distinguishes itself with a sleek wraparound windscreen under a hardtop, creating a more cruiser-like experience. The boat is powered by triple Mercury 350 engines, delivering a top speed of 46 knots and a cruising speed of 38 knots, ensuring quick and efficient travel to fishing grounds.The collaboration between Vicem Yachts and American naval architecture studio DLBA Architects has resulted in a 36’ 11” LOA vessel with an impressive 12’ 3” beam. The 37 Express boasts a 400-gallon fuel capacity and a 45-gallon live bait tank, making it well-equipped for extended trips.On deck, the 37 Express features an aft-facing triple-seater bench behind the helm, a helm chair, and wraparound guest seating to starboard. The aft cockpit includes a built-in bait well and a separate platform for landing catches, keeping the cockpit dry. The wraparound windscreen and enclosed cockpit provide a safe environment for families with children.Below deck, the 37 Express offers 6’ 6” headroom and a versatile accommodation layout. The port-side galley includes a sink and microwave, while the starboard side features a spacious head with shower. The forward berth can be configured as twin berths or a full double V-berth, catering to different sleeping preferences. The interior, finished in teak with quality craftsmanship, reflects Vicem’s superyacht building expertise.Vicem Yachts commented, “The Tuna Masters 37 CC has garnered considerable acclaim since its debut in early 2023. Now, we're thrilled to introduce the Express version, which strikes the perfect balance between a serious sportfisher and a safe family cruiser. It boasts a well-designed hull and delivers impressive performance of 45-plus knots thanks to the triple Mercurys.”The first Vicem Tuna Masters 37 Express is currently located in Puerto Rico and is available for viewings.Vicem Yachts was founded by Sebahattin HafizogluIt. The Vicem yacht range includes Classic, Flybridge, Cruiser, Vulcan, Sportfish and Bahama Bay lines.Credits Pozitif Studio
Saxdor Yachts to Showcase at Venice Boat Show
Saxdor Yachts, known for its innovative design and high performance, is set to captivate attendees at the Venice Boat Show, running from May 29 to June 2. Partnering with Italian dealer Supermarine, Saxdor will present three models: the Saxdor 400 GTO, Saxdor 320 GTO, and Saxdor 270 GTO.Saxdor 400 GTOThe highlight of Saxdor's display will be the Saxdor 400 GTO. Designed for a twin outboard rig, this flagship model features a full-beam wheelhouse that maximizes internal living space and offers direct access to the folding lateral terraces.Saxdor has seen significant growth in the Italian market under Supermarine’s stewardship. The partnership has bolstered Saxdor’s presence, resulting in a strong order book. "The partnership between Supermarine and Saxdor, established just a year ago, has already been immensely rewarding," said Erna Rusi, CEO of Saxdor Yachts.Saxdor 400 GTORiccardo Cavarzan, CEO of Supermarine, added, "We are thrilled to showcase the Saxdor 400 GTO and other models at the Venice Boat Show. Our collaboration with Saxdor exemplifies our commitment to providing Italian boating enthusiasts with access to the finest vessels on the market." He noted the success of the partnership, with over 30 units sold before January this year.Since its inception in 2019, Saxdor Yachts has experienced exponential growth, producing over 1000 boats and capturing the industry’s attention with their innovative approach. Now, with the introduction of the Saxdor 400 GTO, Saxdor Yachts aims to make waves in the 40-45 ft sport boat market, leveling up from the game-changing entry-level 200 and mid-range 320 models.Credits: Saxdor Yachts
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