Expanding horizons in the new Oryx 379

Oryx has announced the European debut of the next-generation ORYX sports cruiser at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019. Their presence on the French Riviera in September will mark the luxury brand’s first international debut, and a pivotal step in a global expansion strategy that has seen Oryx embrace a fresh and exciting design philosophy for its refined new models. The WSB take an early look at the much-anticipated 379, due in September.

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Fairline 50 platform produces 3 new hot shots

Fairline Yachts have announced launch plans of their new 50 platform comprising of the Targa 50 OPEN, Targa 50 GT and Squadron 50, these three yachts will be built upon a well-established 48ft offering, with key specification and aesthetic differences, courtesy of the Fairline Yachts Design Studio, headed by Wayne Huntley. The new 50 platform of cruisers promises contemporary and stylish design features with a more sporty, racy feel from the outset.

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Maritimo X50 delivers in spades

The X50 addition is the next to join the revolutionary X-Series line up and will look to add to what has been one of the most successful product launches in Maritimo’s history, following in the footsteps of its larger cousin the X60. The X50 is brimming with new innovative design features, continuing Maritimo’s evolution through the X series line up. X-Series lead designer Tom Barry-Cotter said the X series’ revolutionary design made a strong statement that Maritimo is a united team committed to further establishing itself as industry leaders in design and performance.

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Priceless performance from the new Princess V78 flagship

The eagerly anticipated arrival of the new V78 flagship which leads the V Class line-up has set a new benchmark for the company’s performance line. Traditionally the V Class has been the cornerstone of Princess Yachts’ product portfolio, focused on a modern, exciting and comfortable cruising abilities regardless of sea conditions. Princess has turned up the tap on performance and dynamic abilities for the V78 flagship and the WSB team took the chance to take a closer look at the V78’s priceless performance attributes.

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The Pershing 140, the best Pershing ever built

When an iconic brand such as Pershing sets out to build its flagship model the end result expected will be nothing less than a masterpiece. The brand’s new flagship marks its entry into a new design and manufacturing era. Craftsmanship and expertise, coupled with a maniacal focus on innovative design, technology and aesthetics, has officially marked the brand’s 1st entry into the superyacht sector: it is the launch of Pershing 140, the brand’s new flagship and the first Pershing to be manufactured in aluminium. The WSB team take an exciting look at this milestone arrival from Pershing Yachts.

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Sensational Sea Ray SLX 350 arrives

As part of its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats, US boatbuilder Sea Ray launched the sensational SLX 350 at this year’s Miami International boat show. “The Miami International Boat Show is one of the world’s largest boat shows,” said Brad Anderson, Sea Ray president and general manager. “We’re thrilled to continue our 60th-anniversary celebration and officially introduce the new SLX 350, along with a first-of-its-kind new model reveal, on a global scale at this high-profile event.” So what can you expect to see on this new SLX 350 model that has its sights on raising the bar again?

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Creative thinking from the new Custom Line 106

Designed by Francesco Paszkowski Design studio the all-new Custom Line 106 planning superyacht made its début at the 2019 Venice Boat Show in true superyacht style this year. The 106 showcases a different view on custom yachting with absolute brilliance. It boasts many factors of design excellence and innovation distinction, however, you are immediately caught by its unmistakable Italian design lines, followed quickly by its arrangement of masses of well-proportioned live abord space. So the WSB team gladly took a closer look at the new CL 106 arrival.

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Carbon fibre cruising in the new Pershing 8X

Pershing yachts continue to push boundaries in yacht design. Like its predecessor 9X, the all-new 8X is made of the same material that the most advanced nautical craft are made of; carbon fibre. This material not only means lighter weight, greater speed, and lower fuel consumption but also more volume due to the ability to design larger, more comfortable spaces. The on-board comfort is extraordinary, thanks to the many benefits offered by the new system that integrates propulsion control with the manoeuvring, navigation, and monitoring systems. With the new 8X, “piloting” a Pershing, even at high speeds and without the support of the captain, is fun and accessible for all would-be owners. The WSB team take a closer look at the 8x high tech craft.

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