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.
The overall image that depicts the mission of the company Absolute takes shape with energy year after year. It’s an image full of strong personality, that of made in Italy, of navy, of fascinating and inimitable style, of innovative technology. It’s an image that strikes for sharpness and rationality in all its details, and for the absence of confusion and uncertainty. It’s an image composed by different pieces, a mosaic in which each piece is distinct, unique and independent, but included in an unitary and harmonious vision. All of this wrapped up in their newest arrival the Absolute 60 Fly, the WSB team take a closer look at this new Italian stallion.
The new Sealine S330 sports cruiser has been designed to be as sleek through the water as Hamilton’s F1 car is through the air, that’s just how good the new S330 looks on the water. Dr. Jens Gerhardt, CEO of the Hanse Group has unveiled the latest new model from Sealine which is set to see the brand take off once again after iconic British brand Sealine International was acquired by the Hanse Group in September last year, and this is the first new model to emerge from the German based manufacturer. The S330 is a ground breaking 33ft sports cruiser designed by British designer Bill Dixon. With several innovative features the new model is certain to set new standards in this class of sports motor boats.
Cruisers Yachts, Wisconsin’s premier manufacturer of luxury yachts, has launched the new 390 Express Coupe (EC), a hybrid boat designed for entertaining on the water. Cruiser Yachts have claimed this sporty new boat has the largest cockpit seating in the industry for its category. So the WSB team step on-board to take a closer look at the new arrival.
Claimed as the most technically advanced and spacious fly-bridge yacht in the world. Progressive, capable, classically Princess. Bold aspirations,maybe? We at WSB have an opinion, so have taken a first look behind the claim before the P68 arrival at Southampton’s International Boat Show.
Turkish yacht builder Alen Yachts, has joined forces with renowned international architects Foster + Partners to create the Alen 68. Merging innovative technology from land construction with boatbuilding expertise has created a fast, agile craft combining the elegant social spaces of a cruising yacht with the fun of a day boat. The Alen 68 is certainly a head turner, so the WSB team step aboard to check out the new flagship from Alex Yachts.
The flagship of the Meridian Yachts fleet represents a groundbreaking innovation for the brand. Establishing a new leading edge in naval architecture, propulsion and liveaboard comfort, the 541 Sedan more than succeeds at the core principles that define the fleet’s legacy – livability, maneuverability and cruisability – it sets new standards for each. The WSB team take a closer look into the 541 and its promises.
The arrival of the Azimut Atlantis 50 Open continues the expansion for the Atlantis brand range. The Azimut Atlantis 50 Coupè has been available since last autumn and the new Open version debuts at boat shows starting September 2014. Same quality and performance will be attributed to the Open 50 to meet the needs of those who wish to enjoy the sea with different styles of approach these models offer. The World Sports Boats team take a closer look at the differences the 50 Open brings.