The launch of the new Sunseeker 80 Sport Yacht took centre stage at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show. The widely anticipated 80 Sport Yacht certainly impressed when it went on display for the first time at the show. Attracting yacht aficionados from every corner of the world, the Southampton International Boat Show was the perfect location for Sunseeker International to unveil its latest Sport Yacht. The WSB team now takes a further look into this new arrival from Sunseeker.
2013 has been an incredible year for Princess who have launched a large number of new boats. The Plymouth boat builder really is leading the way when it comes to investing and delivering new and exciting models and the new Princess V48 is exactly that. Sleek, dynamic and exceptionally spacious, she is a highly versatile sports yacht delivering excitement and comfort in equal measure. The WSB team has travelled down to Plymouth to take a closer look at this new arrival.
The new 16 metre yacht by Azimut represents something completely new marking an important landmark for the Company. It is with this model, in fact, that Atlantis becomes a permanent member of the Azimut Yachts family. With Azimut Atlantis 50, the Atlantis models will flank the Collections Magellano, Flybridge , S and Grande. The path towards the union of the names Atlantis and Azimut Yachts ends with success, allowing the Azimut|Benetti Group to offer 5 collections, the widest range of yachts up to 120 feet, under the single brand name of Azimut Yachts. The WSB team steps on board to take a closer look at this 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.
The gates opened early to welcome the celebrity cast of The Mayflower Theatre’s aptly themed Christmas pantomime: ‘Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates’ for a special sneak preview. The show cast, which included famous faces such as Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph – of ITV: Birds of a Feather fame – were joined by the Show’s title sponsor PSP, Frank Dixie, PSP MD and Jo Dixie – Goodwin, PSP Marketing Director, who welcomed the cast aboard Phoenicia, a lovingly created replica of a Phoenician Ship.
Look to the skies and you may catch a glimpse of the new Galeon 430 Skydeck shooting by. It’s the newest representative for the third generation of Galeon yachts. The refreshing top deck design, called the Skydeck, combines the benefits of both the Fly and hardtop versions. The WSB team take a look behind the Skydeck, a new word for fly-bridge?
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.