Ferretti Custom Line, a brand of the Ferretti Group specialising in the production of fibreglass planing and semi-displacement maxi yachts between 28 and 38 metres in length, is introducing the Custom Line 108’. The new project, which is part of the planing line, will make its debut this summer and is the heir of its successful 100-foot predecessor, which was largely appreciated all over the world, as proven by the 14 models sold in only three years.
Grandezza has being expanding its range consistently this past 24 months and one that stands out is the new 40 FLY is based on the Grandezza 39 CA. In addition to second helm position the flybridge delivers a huge sunbed, another wetbar and dinette with extensive seating and a great view. The design goal was to create, for the North and Central European markets, a motor boat suitable for family use that will be internationally top ranked in its size class for its design, functionality, safety, and quality. The boat has a clear and functional layout, with the features accustomed to a traditional sport cruiser. The WSB takes a closer look at this new arrival.
Although slightly more compact, reinforcing a sense of intimacy and well-being, the new Velasco 37 F is just as elegant as the Velasco 43 F states Jeanneau. Inside, every detail has been designed to increase window area, for a bright living space with magnificent 360° views, so the WSB team step on-board to check out if the Velasco 37 F is the perfect match for an F-Type Jag.
The Sunseeker 80 Yacht boasts a completely new design incorporating the well proven engineering platform of the other yachts in the range but maximising the volume of her wide beam hull. At a size that owners may choose to operate themselves or with a crew, the design allows for a number of options. The WSB team taker a closer look at what’s on offer.
Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi delivered another racing master class to win race 2 of the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi and claim Victory Team’s 14th World title. Race 2 honours in V1 went to Bernico-New Star’s Belgium duo, Nico Bertels and Frank Hemelaer, with fourth place for race 1 winners Aaron Ciantar and Dominique Martini in Chaudron good enough to seal the V1 World Championship.
The 34th Super Boat International (SBI) Key West World Championships produced some of the most exciting racing seen in nearly a decade with the widest range of conditions and excitement. Miss GEICO won the Superboat Unlimited battle and took first overall during some high-flying action.
This year’s London Boat Show will see Fairline announce ambitious plans for new product development, as it unveils three exciting new additions to the range – the first of eight new models to be launched over the next three years. The first of these new additions is the new Shadow S, which will be revealed to the boating public for the very first time at the show. Details of this exciting new model are being kept closely under wraps until the Fairline Press Conference on the first day of the show.
The 2014 edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival, which marked the beginning of the new international nautical season, was the perfect stage to announce the next, enthralling chapter of a 45-year business history. It was there, indeed, that Ferretti Yachts presented the project of the Ferretti Yachts 550, a very important boat that will help the brand and the Ferretti Group as a whole to achieve the growth objectives they are currently pursuing.