1. Tender loses control and crashes into yacht



According to several reports that have emerged on social media, a tender has crashed into the side of a 38m Custom Line yacht in Ibiza.Witnesses say the tender was being operated by two crew members who fell off at a speed close to 30 knots without wearing a killcord. The tender then drove around in circles for a reported 15 minutes before crashing twice into the yacht. Thankfully, no one was injured as a result of the incident.




37m Fusion was captured on camera taking in water near Ibiza 2 days ago. 8 guests were on board at the time of the incident. The yacht seems to have been taking in water from the stern. A source on board has however confirmed to Yacht Harbour that Fusion did not sink in the end. Spanish coastguard confirmed on Twitter that 2 of their vessels were involved in the salvage operation.




Benetti has delivered its largest superyacht to date. Construction on the yacht had started back in January 2012, the shipyard later confirmed it started building a 90m yacht for a repeat client in February 2012. Launched in February90m Lionheart was built for  British business tycoon, Philip Green, who took delivery of a 63m Benetti yacht by the same name in 2006, now known as Lioness V




On Friday afternoon, Italian coastguard were dispatched by local port authorities to aid M/Y Latitude. The 52m yacht had lost its ability to manœuvre in the Strait of Bonifacio, La Maddalena TV reports. Port authorities in La Maddalena, a small island in the Strait of Bonifacio, have identified Latitude's abnormal behavior, 5 miles to the north-east of the island, through the Automatic Identification System (A.I.S.). Contacted via radio, Latitude's captain confirmed to port authorities the yacht was encountering problems with its engines and that he hence had to proceed at reduced speed. No guests were on board at the time according to the yacht's captain.




107m Ulysses, delivered to her owner by Norway-based, Kleven earlier this year, is now up for sale asking $195,000,000 through Burgess and Fraser Yachts.




Fulk Al Salamah, estimated to measure 159 meters, was delivered to the Omani Royal Family by the Italy-based, Mariotti shipyard. The yacht will join 155m Al Said as part of the Omani fleet. The project was first unveiled as Project Saffron in 2014. Built as a replacement for 136m Al Salamah, the yacht features a range of similar characteristics with the 136 meter yacht which had been put up for sale in 2012. 




The asking price on 78.4m TV was just slashed by 38 million euros down to €92,000,000 according to a post on social media by Moran Yacht & Ship who say they will now be taking over the listing as central agents. Originally built as Madsummer for American billionaire, Jeffrey Soffer in 2008, the yacht was later reportedly sold to her current Mexican owner and renamed TV. She was then listed for sale by Edmiston in September 2014 asking €130,000,000 and has remained on the brokerage market to this day.




Feadship
 has recently shared the interior images of its largest yacht to date, 101.5m Symphony. The superyacht was reportedly built for Bernard Arnault, delivered in May 2015 and then went on cruising the Mediterranean for her inaugural summer charter season. Symphony features a gym, a beauty salon and massage room and carries no less than three custom Pascoe tenders of 9.6, 8.3 and 7.85 metres, as well as two wave runners, two Seabobs, windsurfers, watersides and various inflatable toys. 




99m Madame Gu, reportedly built for Russian billionaire and Metalloinvest shareholder Andrei Skoch, has been recently spotted in St. Tropez. Since the beginning of a charter season the superyacht has been seen in Antibes and Monaco. Madame Gu was launched by Feadship in 2013 and at that time was the largest vessel ever built by the Dutch shipyard. Andrew Winch styled her exterior, whilst De Voogt was responsible for the naval architecture. 




With this hybrid mega yacht concept Hareide Design Studio wants to shift the focus from extrovert admiration, to creating a platform for actively experiencing the beauty of nature and the changing elements. 

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