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.
Ferretti has presented the new Ferretti Yachts 650, the first in a series of models that are bound to set a new functional and technical standard for the “Yachts” product line below 70 feet in length. This craft has been developed thanks to the cooperation between the Product Strategy Committee, Ferretti Group’s Marketing Department, AYT&D – Advanced Yachts Technology & Design, and Studio Zuccon International Project and will officially make its debut at the forthcoming autumn boat shows. The new project draws inspiration from the Ferretti 620, one of the product lines best sellers, from which it has inherited some of the most widely appreciated features, like the waterline and the layout below deck. The WSB team took the chance to look behind the scenes to understand how the 650 developments transpired.
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.
The newly launched Polish Galeon 780 Crystal is more than just a flagship model – it is a showcase of the company’s potential in terms of engineering, design and technology. The stunning exterior, a work of Galeon designers, offers an abundance of space on all three decks.
The world debut of the new Sunseeker Predator 115 at the Southampton International Boat Show follows in the success of her award-winning big sister, the Predator 130. Although smaller in length, the Predator 115 retains many of the stunning characteristics that have made the Predator 130 so successful. She has the exterior deck space of a Yacht but remains Predator in her look with an exemplary level of onboard luxury and, taking inspiration from the 34 Metre Yacht’s accommodation plan, can comfortably accommodate a party of up to 10 in five cabins, with a crew of five.
Queen yachts have launched their new Queen 86. Designed by Architects Vienna & Locarno of the TDF Studio in Milan, with the support of the technical staff of Queens Yachts, and built by Flag Marine shipyard. The flagship model from Queen Yachts has been another step forward for the Italian brand and encapsulates new design and innovation.
Ferretti Yachts, one of the icons of Italian-made luxury and a historical Ferretti Group brand presents the world premiere of the Ferretti 720 in the town of Rapallo. The Ferretti 720 develops the Ferretti Yachts range with a model that harmoniously combines Ferretti DNA with revolutionary features, both in her lines and the design of space.
The continued growth and success of British boat builder Fairline, sees the launch of the new Squadron 58 and firmly place another sure to be hit model into the Sports Flybridge Cruiser market. Fairline have incorporated key design trends and ongoing signature styling as seen on the latest generation Squadron and Targa models. The sleek, avant-garde design, ingenious use of space, unrivalled craftsmanship and supreme technological excellence will delight any would be buyer, while you’ll be captivated by the feeling of unprecedented spaciousness and light, airy ambience throughout this boat.