Miles Jennings and Alfredo Amato produced one of the most popular and surprising results of the weekend with a simply sensational win in race 2 of the Mediterranean Grand Prix, which started to turn dramatically on its head as early as lap 8 of 15. The Anglo-Italian duo were running strongly in fourth place ahead of Poliform and were then elevated to third when Luca Formilli Fendi and Giovanni Carpitella’s race ended on lap 8 with a broken torque sensor. Two laps later race leader Victory slowed to a crawl after breaking a propeller and were passed by Zabo-Isiklar with LFF8 now up into second place.
2013 has been an incredible year for Princess who have launched a large number of new boats. The Plymouth boat builder really is leading the way when it comes to investing and delivering new and exciting models and the new Princess V48 is exactly that. Sleek, dynamic and exceptionally spacious, she is a highly versatile sports yacht delivering excitement and comfort in equal measure. The WSB team has travelled down to Plymouth to take a closer look at this new arrival.
Doors open to the largest boat show in the world, welcome to the 54th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat ShowOctober 31, 2013
Top 10 Things to See and Do at the 54th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®
For the 54th year, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®
(FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show in the world, from October 31- November 4, 2013. Attracting an international audience of hundreds of thousands of marine enthusiasts, the show covers six locations with more than 3 million square feet of space. From astonishing superyachts to fishing boats, runabouts and boats for every budget, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show delivers the excitement of boating, for any lifestyle.
The new 16 metre yacht by Azimut represents something completely new marking an important landmark for the Company. It is with this model, in fact, that Atlantis becomes a permanent member of the Azimut Yachts family. With Azimut Atlantis 50, the Atlantis models will flank the Collections Magellano, Flybridge , S and Grande. The path towards the union of the names Atlantis and Azimut Yachts ends with success, allowing the Azimut|Benetti Group to offer 5 collections, the widest range of yachts up to 120 feet, under the single brand name of Azimut Yachts. The WSB team steps on board to take a closer look at this new arrival.
Victory’s Arif Al Zaffain and Mohammed Al Marri banished all memories of yesterday’s early exit in race 1 and produced an emphatic start-to-finish win in race 2 of the Isiklar Turkish Grand Prix. The Dubai pairing led from the flag and were pulling away from race 1 winners’ HUB Team Australia and LFFendi10, when the race was red-flagged after Team Abu Dhabi’s Faleh Al Mansoori and Rashed Al Tayer hooked and turned over on lap 2, forcing the second restart of the weekend – both drivers emerging from the upturned boat unhurt.
Now in its 23rd year, the Monaco Yacht Show will again serve as the world’s most amazing showcase for spectacular yachts, brought together in one place to enchant global superyacht enthusiasts. From September 25th to 28th, over 100 of the world’s most significant luxury yachts will be on full display in Port Hercules, either available for charter or being exhibited to promote a shipyards’ expertise in new builds. WSB takes a look behind the scenes of this prestigious show.
The gates opened early to welcome the celebrity cast of The Mayflower Theatre’s aptly themed Christmas pantomime: ‘Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates’ for a special sneak preview. The show cast, which included famous faces such as Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph – of ITV: Birds of a Feather fame – were joined by the Show’s title sponsor PSP, Frank Dixie, PSP MD and Jo Dixie – Goodwin, PSP Marketing Director, who welcomed the cast aboard Phoenicia, a lovingly created replica of a Phoenician Ship.
The new 24-metre Azimut Yachts was officially presented at the end of June, on the occasion of the Azimut|Benetti Yachting Gala. It interprets contemporary lifestyle by offering exceptional comfort: four cabins, five bathrooms and a 42-square-metre flybridge. The innovative solutions introduced for the furnishings and the precise lighting design make the Azimut 80 an interesting contenter in a very competitive market. The WSB team takes a deeper look into the elegant lines of this new Azimut.