1. Baglietto hit by the MannequinChallenge viral trend
Baglietto didn’t escape the latest viral trend #MannequinChallenge as the shipyard launched its personal challenge from its latest construction, the Baglietto 46m Fast.
Kleven's 116-meter explorer yacht has been captured undergoing her first sea trials on the Norwegian Sea. The vessel is only a few weeks away from being completed on a technical side. Scheduled for delivery in 2017, she will soon cruise to Bremerhaven, Germany for interior outfitting.
Dutch superyacht designer Nick Mezas introduces a 74 meter custom motor yacht concept in his first collaboration with Amels. The yacht’s exterior boasts long and playful lines, which flow through the design’s decks and which give her a modern yet timeless look. Two very distinctive design details are the slanted knuckles in the forward part of the bulwarks of both the bridge- and sun deck. Furthermore, these knuckles serve the purpose of guiding the bulwarks inward when moving aft. This means more natural light and even greater views for guests relaxing in the interior areas on the owners- and bridge deck. Another detail which contributes to the yacht’s design is the bow’s top-plate which slopes gently back towards the yacht’s stern. This sloping line is accentuated by the hull’s two-tone white and dark grey color which unites the hull and superstructure in a clever way.
Sometimes images speak louder than words and that’s certainly the case with the latest new Feadship to see the light of day. Feadship spotters were out in force in Makkum last Wednesday as the 96-metre Vertigo emerged from the construction hall at one of the three yards.
The Cannes Lions, the world's largest advertising festival, might not start until June but booking a yacht for the event before Christmas is essential to secure the best yacht and a prime berth in the Port of Cannes. Indeed, Alexander Coles, Charter Broker at Bespoke Yacht Charter, confirmed that their agency has already booked 5 yachts for the 2017 event. In fact, the Cannes Lions has become the most popular venue for event charters in recent years.
With its high bow, elegant lines, lightness and unmistakable slender profile descending towards the stern, the SX112 delivers all the characteristics and stylistic features of the SX line, taking research into new living solutions to a higher level.The SX112 is the flagship of the innovative SX crossover line, which has broken the mould by offering a new type of yachts. A synthesis of the classic motor yacht with a flying bridge and explorer type, the SX range is a proposal where style and functionality merge into a common language.The design of the new crossover model was once again entrusted to the creativity of Bernardo Zuccon of the Studio Zuccon International Project for the exterior lines and Piero Lissoni for the interiors of the first unit.A conceptual refinement of the SX88 project, this new model offers a spacious beach area of about 90 m2, which can be extended thanks to the fold-down terraces, consisting of an indoor space with a gym area directly connected to the outside through large sliding glass windows, allowing owners to enjoy these spaces in a new way, maximising the connection between indoor and outdoor. There is a large platform where large toys can be hosted and which allows direct contact with the sea.The SX112's design is characterised by the extensive use of glass. The innovative wheelhouse, which is located exclusively on the fly bridge, can be fully closed and air-conditioned by electrically operating windows or opened to let the sea breeze in.The main deck saloon is also enclosed by floor-to-ceiling windows that let in natural light from all sides, increasing the sense of space and allowing the view of the sea to be enjoyed at all times, thanks also to the openings in the bulwark at the centre of the boat. One absolute innovation on the SX112 is the position of the engine room, which for the first time has been located under the stern platform, making it possible to recover 40 m2 of space on board."The SX crossover range is Sanlorenzo's perfect example of profound sartorial aptitude. A line that was born from the constant dialogue between the company and its owners and that has led to the creation of a project never seen before in the yachting world, to meet the new needs of a constantly evolving market: a range of yachts that favours the use of the boat at sea, designed for true yachting enthusiasts,” says Massimo Perotti, Executive Chairman Sanlorenzo. Sanlorenzo was founded in 1985 in Viareggio by yacht builder Gionvanni Jannetti. In 2005, Massimo Perrotti became the majority shareholder in the shipyard. Sanlorenzo builds yachts ranging from 28.60 to 62 metres in length. Credits: Sanlorenzo
January 28, 2021
The 26m Drakkar S yacht concept was designed by Max Zhivov, inspired by Viking ships, but with solar panels covering almost the entire roof. They power the boat with electric energy and make her environmentally friendly. Drakkar S can be controlled by autopilot directly from a smartphone app. Smartphones can also be used by guests to set the destination and cruise to it.On board, it's a luxury yacht with an expansive main salon, well-equipped kitchen, two master cabins, two guest cabins and a swim platform.The saloon roof can be opened so that guests can enjoy the fresh air. Credits: Max Zhirov
January 28, 2021
Camper & Nicholsons, Karatas Yacht Design and Arkin Pruva have announced that the new build project of the 42.5m Explorer Ice Class, due for delivery in 2022, has been upgraded to the latest IMO gas emission regulations.All parties worked together to ensure the new build’s machinery meets the latest IMO requirements, specifically when it comes to NOx SOx Tier III gas emission. The Arkin Pruva Explorer yacht will, therefore, be equipped with the latest 2021 MAN engines fitted with SCR exhausts at no extra cost to the buyer. The additional cost was kindly absorbed by the shipyard, Arkin Pruva, to keep the total budget under €10 million.As a result, the entire engine room had to be redesigned by Karatas Yacht Design in order to accommodate the new engines and additional equipment to stay within the environmental regulations stipulated in the latest IMO requirements. The Explorer Ice Class will be RINA Ice Class D certified. Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
January 28, 2021
Following the delivery of the 50m Olokun to her new owner at the end of last year, Tankoa has released the first running images of the full-aluminium yacht. Olokun was photographed on the way to the Côte d'Azur, where she will spend her first season. Olokun began life as an on-spec project that was sold and project-managed by Camper & Nicholsons. With exterior and interior design by Francesco Paszkowski and decor by Casadio Miami, the interior layout is similar to her 50m predecessors Bintador and Vertige. Her distinctive black hull, however, is unique and was created using a high-performance coating that reduces the temperature of the metal in sunlight by up to 10°C. “For me it was a great pleasure to participate in the completion and delivery of Olokun while respecting the established deadlines, despite the serious pandemic that has hit the whole world,” says Vincenzo Poerio, CEO of Tankoa Yachts. “Western Liguria is full of successful shipyards dedicated to refit, but Tankoa is the only yard in this economic sector that has new-build superyacht construction as its core business. I’m convinced that, by working with local authorities, we will be able to grow Tankoa more and more until it becomes a point of reference in the global superyacht market.” Two more 50m projects are currently being built at the Tankoa facility in Genoa, and the company is further looking to acquire the Cantieri di Pisa brand and shipyard.Tankoa was founded in 2007 and began production in 2008. A true “boutique shipyard”, focused on building semi-custom and custom constructions 45-meter and up.Credits: Emanuele Carmassi/Tankoa
January 27, 2021
At first, the expected delivery date was 2021, but the shipyard has moved it to 2022. Rainbow II is a classical 51m sloop. She began her life in the Netherlands prior to the hull being purchased by Turquoise Yachts. Her exterior and naval architecture were made by Dykstra Design. The main deckhouse salon will provide guests with sweeping views all around, while the adjacent main cockpit offers a cozy place to enjoy the sailing and ample space for al fresco dining. The modern sloop rig results in efficient sailing performance using modern technology to ensure easy and safe handling of the sails. A side-boarding platform allows easy access to the sea and tender boarding.The elegant interior with mahogany walls was made by DeVos deVries. Her layout contains five guest cabins and four cabins for a crew of nine. The outfitting will begin soon, so more details are to come. Turquoise was established in 1997 by two leaders of the Turkish boat building industry: Proteksan Yachts Inc. and Turquoise Yacht Construction. After launching the 50m M/Y Turquoise (now called Double Trouble), 20 other megayachts ranging from 40m to 77m in length have since been delivered to an international roster of clients from the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and Russia. Credits: Turquoise Yachts
January 27, 2021