According to The Sunday Times, Palma voted the best place to live in the world and has become a top quality destination to visit. Not just a perfect weekend destination offering first class boutique hotels, it also has a thriving old town and hosts some of the best restaurants in Europe.
The Palma Superyacht Show will return on April 27th 2018 in its sixth edition and will last till 1st of May. The Palma Superyacht Show provides the ideal platform to discover what yachting is all about. It enables you to charter a yacht for the first time and experience the freedom of sailing or if you are already convinced, you can buy the yacht of your choice to enjoy it that same summer. With 80 yachts on display of all different kinds and styles, it is easy to define your preferences and find out what type of yacht could work for you. Get expert advice from professional charter and brokerage companies and inform yourself on the latest developments in technology and refit & repair.
The Palma Superyacht Show runs concurrently with the well established Boat Show Palma and is an exclusive brokerage and charter show for yachts over 24m. Organised by the industry, for the industry, the Palma Superyacht Show has a unique personality and its relaxed and social atmosphere provides the perfect marketing platform for yachting companies. The 6th edition of the Palma Superyacht Show got off to a flying start this year. Professional brokerage and charter companies will be on hand for expert advice, and information will be available on the latest developments and technology in the industry. In total, there will be 85 international exhibitors providing services to the industry in attendance.
From mega motor yachts to regatta-winning potential: year after year, the Palma Superyacht Show prides itself on an impressive selection of superyachts. In fact, the show’s offering of "something for everyone". No less than thirty international yacht brokers have confirmed their participation this year, each bringing some extraordinary yachts to the show. A good range of 40m + superyachts will also be vying for visitors’ attention.
To kick off the event in a suitably celebratory manner Port Tarraco will be hosting a Happy Hour on Friday the 27th. Port Tarraco, a superyacht marina located in Tarragona, prides itself on offering 64 berths for yachts up to 160 meters. Happy Hour will take place between 18.30 - 20.00 and will provide the perfect setting for visitors and exhibitors to catch up with friends and acquaintances and make exciting new business connections.
A vibrant and cosmopolitan city where you can experience a wide range of cultural, gastronomic and sporting activities all within a short distance, it is also considered to be the centre of yachting in the mediterranean and has a thriving yachting industry. The upcoming edition will feature some exciting infrastructural changes, such as the construction of a temporary floating bridge, which will enhance visitors' flow and viewing experience. Back for a second year, meanwhile, will be the refit and repair area, which reflects Palma’s booming big-boat maintenance business and how Mallorca has become a hub in the Mediterranean for yacht servicing. The event is renowned for combining high-profile yachting with a relaxed atmosphere and a vibrant social programme always forms part of its appeal. Expect an official opening ceremony, cocktail hours, live music and other entertainment.
Top yachts attending the Palma Superyacht Show 2018 :
1. Shenandoah of Sark (54m, 1902, Townsend & Downey, refit in 2009)
Available for charter starting from €105,000 per week.
2. Tommy (52m, 1995, Benetti, refit in 2014)
Available for sale with the asking price of €9,000,000.
Available for charter starting from €140,000 per week.
3. Zalmon (40m, 2000, Alloy Yachts, refit in 2016)
Available for sale with the asking price of €7,300,000.
4. Rainbow (39m, 2012, Holland Jachtbouw, refit in 2016)
Available for sale with the asking price of €10,500,000.
5. Moonbird (37m, 2003, Fitzroy, refit in 2013)
The Dutch company Van der Valk has developed a new line of crossovers Pilot.The new Pilot line will be available in a range of lengths, starting with a 23-meter model. The interior design was created by Cor D Rover. The design has a wheelhouse, freeing the front main deck. aft deck allows you to sunbathe and store tenders, jet skis and other toys.Owners can make a number of adaptations to the 23-meter model, including adding a gym at the stern and changing the size of tenders and toys on board. The cabin can also be extended aft to expand the space for communication.Floor-to-ceiling windows for distant ocean views will be installed inside the yacht in the living room, while the main deck also includes a galley and a full set of the main beam forward.The rest of the guest house is located on the lower deck, consisting of two double cabins with bathrooms and a VIP. At the same time, the crew room includes two double cabins and a separate crew area with a bathroom and a cabin, which is served by its own staircase.
February 21, 2020
After a growth period of 20-30 meters and megayachts, which is even closer to the recession, there was a short period for high demand for medium-sized superyachts.The market for 40-60 meter yachts, the last of which began to grow before the recession began, has also recently begun to gain momentum, as owners are looking for yachts in order to switch to them with growing disposable incomes. Indeed, if several years earlier it was expected that yachts in this range would be traded at 30-40% at the asking price, this gap narrowed to 25-30% in recent quarters.Shipyards, primarily known for their 20-30-meter yachts, are also expanding their ranges to 40-60 meters in order to keep customers who want to grow in size. For example, Sanlorenzo, which for decades focused on 20-30-meter yachts, put at the beginning of this year its newest flagship - the 64-meter Attila.Atilla is a 64.25m luxury yacht, built by Sanlorenzo and delivered in 2019. Her top speed is 18.0kn and her power comes from two 2375.0hp Caterpillar 3516-C diesel engines. She can accommodate up to 12 people with 18 crew members.Yacht was designed by Officina Italiana Design, and the interior design was created by Francesco Paszkowski.
February 21, 2020
A steel hull and an aluminum superstructure were attached to the integrated 55-meter Feadship superyacht, known as Project 704.The full displacement yacht was developed by RWD in conjunction with the Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects and the interior of the 499GT was written by FM - Architettura d'interni.The delivery of the yacht is expected in 2022.
February 21, 2020
The sixth superyacht Otam 80HT Attitude is nearing completion at an Italian shipyard.The 25.5-meter Attitude is the sixth building in the series and remains on track for delivery this April.The yacht designed by Umberto Tagliavini is 80% ready. Interior equipment is currently on schedule for a technical launch next month.Attitude offers a number of modifications to the original GA model, including the individual design of the front deck, which has a large solarium and a height-adjustable table to maximize the use of outdoor space.The cabin was also enlarged to accommodate a horseshoe-shaped sofa that can accommodate 10 guests. Another tanning bed is located on the transom, and modified protective gates lead down to the swimming platform.The tender bay garage under the aft sun deck has also been expanded to accommodate a 3.95 meter long Williams sports tender, capable of carrying six passengers.Attitude will feature four cabins with a common main cabin, the best VIP room, a guest cabin with two single beds and a fourth cabin for the owner's chef.Two 2600 hp engines MTUs combined with Arneson drives allow Attitude to reach a maximum speed of 47 knots and a cruising speed of 40 knots.
February 21, 2020
The Magnum 60 Furia was launched in 2001, designed by Magnum Marine and Ceo Catherine Theodoli. They say that this is the most successful of the Magnum models.Back in 2001, the 120-kilometer 60 Furia Magnum was named the fastest yacht of this size in the world and after extensive repairs at the Perini Navi Hammer shipyard reached higher speeds.Changes include new air intakes in the engine compartment along with a customizable display on the control panel.The new Magnum 60 concept is attractive to the original design, but much more pleasing to the eye, with distinctive details throughout the American style of the 50s. The owner’s room has individual storage solutions on either side of the room to ensure clean space.Marnix Hoekstra from Vripak says that they kept the overall layout and tuning of the boat, but improved it where it was possible, for example, expanding the companion from the saloon in the middle to the double and twin cabins. They also added daylight, and in the interior they used the same tree that was used in the construction of the boat, painting it in matt white.
February 20, 2020