The spacious and comfort of a great Ferretti yacht ensured by an overall-length of more than 26 metres, in spite of a hull below 24 metres: this is one of the great strengths of the new Ferretti 870, presented as a worldwide preview at the 35th Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes. Available in the standard roll-bar version or with an optional hard top, depending on the owners taste, this new sports yacht has single-handedly renovated the large-yacht range of the historical Ferretti Group‘s brand. The WSB team go behind the sleek lines of this new addition to the Ferretti Flybridge range and takes a closer look.
Intermarine, the Brazilian shipyard leader in luxury yachts in the country, presents their new Intermarine 65, continuing their aggressive expansion of its range of products. The model was pre-launched at the Rio Boat Show 2011, but is now here and ready to make a splash.
Riva, iconic Ferretti Group brand, announces the birth of the new flagship of their open line, featuring racy exteriors with a strong personality: Riva 63′ Virtus, is the largest open yacht produced by the shipyard, characterised by an unmistakable style and a distinctly Mediterranean character. The new Riva 63′ Virtus is the product of a close working relationship between Officina Italiana Design, the studio that exclusively designs all yachts in the Riva range, the AYT – Advanced Yacht Technology, the Ferretti Group’s naval research and design centre, and the team of architects and designers at Centro Stile Ferrettigroup. The new model has been designed as a sporty yacht, created for owners wishing to experience the sea first hand.
Ferretti Custom Line, Ferretti Group brand operating within the production of fibreglass maxi-yachts measuring 26 to 38 metres, announces the launching of the Custom Line 112’ Next, a 34 metre vessel in the planing category and the twenty-eighth model of the 112 inch models. The launching ceremony, strictly organized in private, was held at the shipyard of the Group in Ancona with a traditional baptism during which a bottle of champagne was shattered on the keel: 21st March, a special day for the launching of the maxi yacht, marks the official opening of the 2012 boating season.
The longest production yacht ever made in Britain, with the largest resin-infused hull ever moulded, the new Princess 40M promises to make quite a splash when she is launched in the Spring. Hull number 1, Imperial Princess, is in the final stages of build in a brand new, purpose-built assembly hangar in Plymouth’s historic South Yard. Combining an impressive gross tonnage, with a sleek and purposeful profile, the 40M will offer six-star accommodation for up to 12 guests, with well-appointed cabins for up to eight crew and the largest internal volume in her class.
Pershing, brand of the Ferretti Group, among the leading international manufacturers of high performance open motor yachts, from 15 to 35 metres, launches a new, highly anticipated project: Pershing 82′, a contemporary reinterpretation of its successful predecessor, Pershing 80′. Once launched, the vessel will be put at sea in spring 2012, confirming the brand’s great challenge to develop large-size vessels without sacrificing sportiness and speed distinguishing the sailing of every Pershing yacht.
The first of a distinctive new generation combining the very latest in innovation and technology, the new 28 Metre Yacht has made its world debut at the 2012 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show. This new design launches the next generation of the ‘Sunseeker’ Yacht look. The element most captivating is the remarkable extent of main deck glazing. Unusually full height and pillarless, the glazing flows continuously down the sides and around the rear of the saloon, merging with the aft patio doors. This new wrap around glazing gives the main deck accommodation a unique uninterrupted floor to ceiling panoramic view and an extraordinarily bright interior, bringing the outside in.