SANYA (China): Arif Al Zaffain and Mohammed Al Marri wrapped up the perfect opening to their season, winning race 2 of the Sanya Grand Prix to add to their wins in qualifying and race 1 to complete their Sanya hat-trick. But Ugur Isik and Christian Zaborowski’s hopes of carrying the fight to Victory 3 and adding to their double podium seconds, ended in spectacular fashion when they barrel-rolled Zabo-Isiklar at the first turn.
The latest addition to the Sunseeker range of luxury motor yachts will be joined by the sporty new Portofino 40 and the 28 Metre Yacht, both made their German debuts alongside the stunning San Remo. What’s more, the impressive Manhattan 53 also was on display however, the star of the show was the brand new Predator 68 which will made its European debut in Dusseldorf.
Italian boat builder Azimut Yachts has showcased the new Magellano 76, presented at Genoa International Boat Show. An evolution of the Magellano 74, the first model in the Collection of modern and sophisticated long range Azimut Yachts, which in 2009 wanted to once again renew the offer market. The design goals behind the Magellano models are autonomy, the maximum cruising comfort even at low speeds and the freedom to go at higher speeds when necessary.
Launching in Spring 2013, the new Princess 88 Motor Yacht epitomises everything that is Princess. Powerful, agile and gracefully elegant she has been designed for long range cruising and her deep-V hull utilises the very latest resin infusion technology and so her performance and seakeeping are both impeccable and efficient. We at WSB take a closer look at this new addition from UK boat builder.
Dutch boat builder Mulder has delivered the first new Mulder Convertible 72. Based on the successful Mulder 68 Convertible but at 22 metres considerably larger, the yacht is the largest convertible built by the yard to date. With her unique colours, deluxe appearance and superb finish, the yacht has an exceptionally elegant character. Her interior also offers the finest possible combination between the finest materials and the Mulder Convertible 72 deserves to be called a super yacht in every respect.
British boat builder Fairline Yachts will launch a new Targa 48 Open this summer – with a substantial number of forward orders already received. This will be followed by a Targa 48 Gran Turismo, which will be available to customers in the latter part of 2013. We at WSB check out what the new comer will bring to the range.
2013 will see another incredible number of new boat launches from Princess, confirming 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. WSB takes a closer look at their new sports cruiser to see what innovation is onboard.