A very special moment in the history of Riva happened on the 16th March, the launch of a brand-new class of yacht, entirely conceived and built in Italy with the heir of a centuries-old tradition. The Riva 122’ Mythos is bound to mark a turning point in the history of the brand and, at the same time, become a symbol of it with its fitting Mythos name. The WSB team takes an exclusive look at the ground breaking arrival from Italy.
CRN has unveil the completed interiors of the 60m J’Ade, the world’s first super yacht to feature a floating garage. Now ready for delivery to the billionaire owner, J’Ade has been designed to feel at one with the sea, featuring special full height windows providing exceptionally wide panoramic views. This is combined with a beach club, a stern hatch that turns into a large platform by the water, and the highly innovative ‘flooded garage’, where the owner can store and easily access the 8 metre Riva Iseo Yacht without the need for a tender lift. The WSB team take a closer look behind the scenes of this palace of the seas.
The 2014 London Boat Show, Europe’s first boat show of the year, drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 12 January). The Show, which celebrated its 60th anniversary, presented the best of the marine industry and good quality business was conducted at a time when the £2.905bn industry is demonstrating optimism and confidence for the months ahead. A total of 88,593 visited the London Boat Show at ExCeL across the nine days*.
Azimut Yachts introduced the new Azimut Grande 95RPH: a new hull, new design, and innovative solutions for a vessel with many surprises in store. The 95RPH is part of the Grande collection, the line of 95’-120′ luxury yachts from the Italian shipyard. The first brand new Azimut Grande 95RPH will arrive in the spring of 2014; however, thanks to renderings, it is possible to preview some of the boatyard’s interesting solutions that improve functionality without altering the style. Foremost among the new features introduced by concept and exterior designer Stefano Righini is the raised wheelhouse. The WSB team take a closer look at the soon to be new arrival.
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.