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 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 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.
Mulder Shipyard in the Netherlands has started construction of the new Mulder 98 Flybridge, the contracts for which were signed earlier this year. The yacht has been designed by Guido de Groot with Jaron Ginton in charge of the naval architecture. The Mulder 98 Flybridge is being built for a client from Russia, and will be delivered in the second quarter of 2013.
Pearl Motor Yachts, one of the UK’s leading luxury yacht builders, has announced a special collaboration with a world renowned British interior designer. Kelly Hoppen MBE is one of the most in-demand interior designers in the country. Kelly has been brought on board to design the luxury interior of the flagship Pearl 75, which will be launched in early 2012.