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.
Its official, Mega-Yacht ‘Azzam’, built by German firm Lurssen has become the largest Mega-Yacht of them all and dwarfs Roman Abramovich‘s Mega-Yacht ‘Eclipse’ by some 57 feet. The newly-crowned world’s largest Mega-Yacht took the seas at a cost of £400million (€462m) and measuring a staggering 590ft long. Azzam was officially unveiled in April, but was seen by ‘yachtspotters’ being tested on the North Sea at the weekend.
The largest planing recreational boat ever built by Ferretti Yachts is born. A slender, sporty 96-footer ensuring top performances in its category and characterized by an optimized outdoor and interior layout, starting from the master quarters, located for the first time on the main deck, and an innovative aft area that floods the garage to launch the tender. The WSB team takes a closer look at the new flagship arrival.
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.
The new arrival of the Sanlorenzo SD100 completes the SD range with a model that sits between SD 92 and SD 122. The semi-displacement range of yachts by Sanlorenzo started with SD 92, the entry model launched in 2007, introducing an elegant and balanced style that could concentrate in a relatively small size, a high quantity of fascination and composition elements that in few years became a reference. So we at WSB take a look behinds the scene of the latest creation from Sanlorenzo.
Galeon is extending and refreshing its mid-range segment with a hard top variation of the acclaimed 420 Fly. The main focus during the design stages was to flawlessly integrate a bright and welcoming interior with the sporty and dynamic character of the 430. We take a closer look to see if Galeon have pulled it off.