Launching in Spring 2013, the new Princess 88 Motor Yacht epitomises everything that is Princess. Powerful, agile and gracefully elegant she has been designed for long range cruising and her deep-V hull utilises the very latest resin infusion technology and so her performance and seakeeping are both impeccable and efficient. We at WSB take a closer look at this new addition from UK boat builder.
The Galeon 550 Fly is bound to turn heads in amazement with its clever and luxurious interior on par with the dynamic exterior. The coherent layout has allowed for an unprecedented amount of space an all three decks, while maintaining a classy and appealing presence. We at WSB take a look behind the 550 looks and dig deeper.
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.
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.
Princess Yachts International launched another two exciting new models to their V Class range of sports yachts at the London Boat Show, the V39 which marks a return to the sub 40-foot market for the brand (see our separate review Princess V39) and the new V57. Elegant, exhilarating and incredibly spacious, the new V57 is set to be the ultimate sports yacht for versatility, fun and sociable cruising.