Invictus Yacht continues to expand its production and launches the new GT 320 at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2018.
With this new model, Invictus Yacht has raised its philosophy to a superior level. The new GT 320 has all the features we became acquainted with on the other models in the range (280 and 370 GT) and has combined them to optimise results. From 280 GT it has taken manoeuvrability and dynamic properties, which combine with the large liveable areas inspired with by the flagship, 370 GT.
The reverse bow - one of the range’s distinguishing features - was further adjusted to deliver a greater sense of elegance. This feature is emphasised by the oval-section edge that runs the entire length of the boat, from the bow down to the stern swim platform.
The deck’s layout includes access to the cockpit via the stern swim platform, moving left of the large sundeck, which can be further expanded by transforming the fore sofa. In the middle of the cockpit, the L-shaped dinette has a table and faces a real “outdoor kitchen” (with fridge, ice maker, grill and basin), all neatly tucked into a stand-up cabinet that - in perfect Invictus style - can elegantly conceal all the equipment behind doors.
The cockpit can be sheltered by a standard hidden sun canopy. Among the Invictus GT 320 optionals, the carbon hardtop stands out - it can be extended to provide more shade with a transpiring, ventilated fabric held in place by carbon rods.
The two armchairs for the pilot and co-pilot, with a bottle-holder between them, valorise the navigation bridge. At the bow, the large sundeck has headrests positioned on the deckhouse, creating relaxing areas that bring to mind a chaise longue. This complex composition adds considerably to the bow area and includes sound diffusers and cup-holders.
“We realised Invictus owners and their guests appreciate convivial life on board,” said Christian Grande. “For this reason, I have given a new interpretation to the spaces in the deck area, expanding the cockpit by moving the steering gear slightly to the bow. This solution allowed me to obtain considerably more space, which impresses you as soon as you board the Invictus GT 320. In the bow, the presence of a backrest against the bow section of the console creates a true chaise longue. This results in a voluminous, balanced external layout that is great to be in.”
Inside, the Invictus GT 320 has a transforming dinette along the port topside, with a container cabinet on the starboard side. At the stern, a second open-space cabin with double bed makes the best of the cockpit’s architecture, without adding weight to the boat’s profile, which appears slim and streamlined (an effect aided by the profile of the longitudinal windows).
The bathroom is in the centre of the boat and has all the comforts needed to fully enjoy life on board. The owner will be able to choose among the various colour options of the Invictus collection, which will be further increased in the next season - on top of the fact that the GT 320 boat can be fully customised with the contribution of the Invictus Atelier.
On the Invictus GT 320, attention to detail is combined with great performance. The shipyard has designed a broad range
Amels has just announced the sale of a 74-metre Amels 242 superyacht from its Limited Editions range. Announced shortly before the Monaco Yacht Show, the sale strongly celebrates the value, quality and sophistication that Amels offers for large yachts.The sale of the Aamels 242 with a Tim Heywood exterior design was completed with Merle Wood & Associates representing the buyer.“This yacht will once again show a different character to any of our previous Amels Limited Editions deliveries,” comments Rutger Dolk, part of the Amels commercial team. “The ability to adapt the proven platform to the client’s wishes is why our Limited Editions approach is working so well. The extremely comfortable and quiet platform with renowned level of quality and combined with a fast delivery creates a very attractive proposition.”Since the delivery of the first Amels 242 three years ago, the Amels 242 has quickly become the world’s most successful yacht in the 75-metre segment. The next available Amels 242 is ready to be customised and lined up for delivery mid-2020. The Amels 242 features: an entire private 374 square-metre Owners Deck with spectacular forward-facing Stateroom; a large swimming pool; and the award-winning full beam midships wellness and relaxing spa area with a unique 19.5 square metre folding beach platform.
September 25, 2018
The Monaco Yacht Show is the world leader event in superyachting. Set in September in the iconic Port Hercules, the MYS represents the pinnacle of the superyacht lifestyle against the glamorous backdrop of Monaco since 1991. Every year, the world’s most respected shipyards display 120 extraordinary one-off superyachts and megayachts, of which 40 new launches are annually unveiled in a worldwide debut.For four days, yacht owners, future superyacht purchasers or charterers, decision-makers in the yachting and luxury industries attend the Monaco Yacht Show to participate in one of the most influential business networks on Earth. On docks, the MYS curates the showcase of a selection of 580 leading companies in the industry: from the most reputable superyacht builders and nautical suppliers, top yacht designers, luxury manufactures and the best brokerage houses to the most sought-after tenders and water toys, prestige cars, helicopter and private jet manufacturers.Largest yachts attending the Monaco Yacht Show 2018 :1. Kismet (95-meter, Lurssen, 2014)2. Aquarius (92-meter, Feadship. 2016)3. DAR (90-meter, Oceanco, 2018)4. Illusion Plus (88-meter, Pride Mega Yachts, 2018)5. Barbara (85-meter, Oceanco, 2017)6. Air (81-meter, Feadship. 2011)7. Go (77-meter, Turquoise, 2018)8. Boadicea (76-meter, Amels, 1999)9. Elandess (74-meter, Abeking & Rasmussen, 2018)10. Cloud 9 (74-meter, CRN, 2017)
September 24, 2018
After its successful presence at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival, Chaser Yachts has been commissioned by YPI to tender new and existing clients at the Monaco Yacht Show from 26 to 29 September. The service will be provided by a luxury Chaser 500R RIB and will bring this superb model to the attention of a wider audience.Yachting Partners International (YPI), one of the world’s leading companies for the sales,chartering, management and crewing of yachts, has entrusted Chaser Yachts with shuttling guests to and from yachts berthed in the ports and anchored offshore during the Monaco Yacht Show. As these are some of the world’s finest luxury vessels being viewed by some of the world’s most discerning consumers, the choice of tender is naturally a crucial one. It is a mark of distinction for Chaser Yachts that its boat has been selected for this prestigious role, and will contribute to the brand’s visibility.The Cannes Yachting Festival already generated lots of attention for Chaser and at least one sale is since close to completion for the Chaser 500R RIB. This model was particularly praised for its finishing and solid build as well as its speed, manoeuvrability and ability to handle waves.Built entirely in aluminium, the 500R is very light and can be customised to suit a wide range of requirements. With a length of 15.30 metres and a beam of 4.56 metres, it provides plentiful seating and sunbathing space for up to 18 people at a time and is characterised by a stylish, easy walkaround. Deluxe facilities onboard include a two fridges, double berth, bathroom with shower and ample storage space for a wide range of toys such as Seabobs. Three Mercury Verado 400R outboard engines provide an astounding top speed of 50+ knots, cruising speed of more than 40 and a range of 600 nautical miles.The starting price of the Chaser 500R is €680,000 (ex. VAT). The model on display atMonaco will be an €850,000 (ex. VAT) version. For more information or to make anappointment for a sea trail at the show call Jeroen Landeweer on +31 641 948 740 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 24, 2018
CRN will be participating in the Monaco Yacht Show 2018 - to be held from September 26 th to 29 th - presenting a world premiere of M/Y Latona, a new 50-meter masterpiece that adds an exciting, new chapter to the art of bespoke shipbuilding.The Latona is the highest expression of craftsmanship and excellence, which stem from the successful cooperation between CRN’s Engineering Department and Interiors & Design Department with design firm Zuccon International Project. This new yacht’s technical solutions and the slender lines of her hull and bow are indeed the result of CRN Engineering Department’s outstanding skills and expertise, while Zuccon International Project, together with the Shipyard’s Interiors & Design Department, developed the vessel’s refined interiors and elegant, classical exteriors.“The Latona immediately impressed me because of two features that, I am sure, will also conquer the Monaco Boat Show: a very original and creative intuition and a strong personality, which make her a truly unmatched yacht. Building the Latona was a real challenge and marked yet another step forward in the history of bespoke shipbuilding. To meet her Owner’s wishes, we resorted to our Shipyard’s sound technical expertise and refined craftsmanship. The outcome is a refined, sumptuous yacht that embodies the beauty of Middle-European style from the 1920s, skilfully blending together elegance and functionality”, stated Alberto Galassi, CRN’s Chairman and Ferretti Group’s CEO.The Latona is a classic and timeless megayacht that magnificently combines graceful exterior lines, extremely functional outdoor and indoor areas, and truly distinctive interior design. With her 50 meters in length, four spacious decks and an underdeck, the Latona has been built and forged to achieve maximum customization, as required by her Owner, who did not want to renounce the most authentic uniqueness, evident also in the choice of a precious turquoise shade of the hull. Similarly, the Liberty style pervades all interiors throughout the vessel, highlighting Latona’s unparalleled beauty and becoming an expressive constant of the guest areas. The slender bow, and the large internal and external volumes, embellished with spectacular area overlooking the sea, further enhance this yacht’s endless beauty.Launched in February and delivered in May, the Latona embodies the utmost expression of the technical and design skills of the passionate and demanding CRN team that, driven by the vision of a selective and determined shipowning family, was able to shape the Owner’s talent and wishes, in line with CRN’s iconic slogan: “Made by you with our own hands”.
September 21, 2018
Rainbow is a 40-metre sailing yacht, built to an exceptional standard by Dutch masters at Holland Jachtbouw in 2012. She is a faithful and detailed reproduction of the original Rainbow built in 1930, who won the America's Cup four years later after the launch. Rainbow was built for the new J Class Rule and boasts high-tech features such as carbon rigging and hydraulic handling, which makes her a serious contender on the regatta circuit.Dykstra Naval Architechts developed Rainbow from the original plans of the 1934 America's Cup winner and slightly smoothed her lines, making her more hydrodynamic. She can be described as a modern classic, with the hybrid diesel/electric drive and electrical system, high modulus spar, carbon rigging and electrohydraulic sail and handling.Rainbow has been successful at the Porto Cervo Maxi Rolex Cup and Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous, BVI. As well as being a strong regatta contender, Rainbow, with interiors by DeVosDeVries Design is ideal "silver service" charter yacht, with accommodation up to 6 guests. She is presented in immaculate condition following considerable investment in a 2016 refit. Below decks, Dykstra and deVosdeVries design have collaborated with the yard to make an Art Deco style interior.There is a beautiful dining saloon and good accommodation for the permanent crew forward. Outside of the races, Rainbow will offer a luxurious cruising experience for guests.Recently, YPI announced a price reduction of €1,750,000 on one of the best of today's J-Class yachts for sale. The yacht is now for sale at €8,750,000 (VAT Paid). Rainbow will be available to view at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show at Berth C11. This is a unique opportunity to view the only J-Class yacht in the show.If you are interested in Rainbow contact YPI: Will BishopT. + 377 99 99 97 97M. +33 (0) 627 32 65 42E. email@example.com
September 20, 2018