RIO YACHTS celebrate the launch of the new “COLORADO 44”. It is an important year for the boatyard from Bergamo, as it celebrates its 55 years of activity: a milestone that brings back memories of 1961, the year of RIO’s foundation, the dawn of boating, when power boats, with Chris Craft and Rolls-Royce engines, were made from mahogany by master wood craftsmen. The WSB team get up close to the 44, to check out the new arrival.
The launch of the 18 meter Jongert motor cruiser called Tommy marks a new step in Jongert craftsmanship and direction. Constructed as a special project, the 1800 is a truly innovative custom cruiser built in Holland. Instantly recognized for her striking modern lines and distinct window layout. In length not quite the size of a super yacht, however the ship yards experience in this area can certainly be seen in the new arrival.
The world premier of the new Fjord 42 Open took center stage at the Monaco Yacht Show this year. Fjord is known for styling unique powerboats and the 42 open doesn’t disappoint. The vertical bow with a clear visual spectacle of the extraordinary hull stands out in any port and is the master stroke of outstanding designer Patrick Banfield. The WSB team got a chance to take a closer look at this new tasty addition to the Fjord range.
Based on the successful 550 Fly model, the Skydeck offers the same stunning performance and class leading interior space. The top deck is occupied by three seats, a wet bar and plenty of sunbathing space, that can be automatically closed off in a matter of seconds by the sliding laminate roof. So the WSB team decided to take a closer look at this unique polish built sports cruiser and find out if all the innovations are tr
The Ferretti Yachts 850 is an icon of luxury, offering the unique experience of life in a magnificent maxi loft surrounded by the sea, and it’s just the latest extraordinary masterpiece in the history of a brand that goes back almost fifty years and has won the approval of the main international markets. So, it is no surprise that three of the new yachts have already been sold, two in Europe and one in the Americas: proof that it is already an unmitigated success.
Recognised as one of the most important international boating events and Europe’s largest on-water show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is known for its unparalleled range of the world’s finest boats presented. Approximately 600 boats and yachts will be exhibited by the world’s greatest shipyards and most famous brokers in the Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto from 6th-11th September 2016.
The launch of the all new Filippetti F93 arrived to huge anticipation, born from the collaboration between Filippetti Yacht and the yacht designer Fulvio De Simoni. The F93 will complete a series of required sea tests before being delivered to an excited owner in North America. Partnered with Filippetti Yacht Americas, the F93 will be the first of two boats to hit North American Waters in the next 6 months. The Filippetti S55 is scheduled to launch in early 2017
Taiwanese boat builder Horizon Yachts announced the launch of their brand new E56XO sport yacht this summer break; this model, unveiled in December 2015, is based on the E56 motor yacht but features a lower profile for a sleeker, more sporty look. The WSB teams takes a closer look at this sports cruiser from down under.