The new Sport Coupé 56 from Rio Yachts, designed by Marino Alfani, is the largest of RIO Yachts sports coupe models. Contemporary sporty styling embracing streamlined exteriors are matched by clean and thoughtful well-defined interior. The light-filled spaces give the impression of open cruising on a larger vessel, not least because of the decision to use light-hued colourways. The sophisticated original inserts made from solid teak and steel that adorn and enrich the decor are distinctive style traits in Marino Alfani’s work. The WSB team take the opportunity for a closer look at this new arrival.
Palm Beach started the 2019 season under a wave of new creative enthusiasm for a new line of yachts, branded as the GT series. The first of the new exciting line up is the GT50, later to be joined by a proposed GT60 and GT70. “For me, the GT50 represents a merger of 35 years of boatbuilding passion and design experience to create a very exciting new series, with a clear goal of creating the most efficient powerboat in the world today. Watch this space for more.” – Palm Beach Motor Yachts CEO Mark Richards.
The R35 is the world’s first Princess performance sports yacht and delivers a revolution in dynamics, efficiency and accessibility through Formula 1 and America’s Cup racing technology from the unique partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing Technologies. The Princess R35 mixes traditional Princess attributes of craftmanship and quality with functional elegance and beauty delivered by the Princess Design Studio collaboration with the world-famous Pininfarina styling house. The WSB team take a closer look at this new revolution from Princess yachts.
The all new Absolute 58 Fly built by Absolute Yachts Italy, brings together a perfect union of ergonomics and technology. The 58 Fly is 17.24m long by 4.65m wide and propelled by two of the new D8-IPS 800 Volvo Penta engines. The interior design of the yacht resembles that of the Absolute 60 Fly. Aesthetic design follows the traditional family feeling of the yard but offers some new and larger sleek window design. The WSB team takes a closer look at the new arrival.
Thanks to the successfully completed restructuring and numerous innovative developments – such as the Sealine S330, F530 and C430 – Sealine has relaunched itself back to a competitive sports yacht brand. The new arrival of the Sealine F430, a flybridge yacht that breaks all records in its class, is testament to the new direction under the Hanse group ownership. The WSB team take a closer look at this new arrival.
The creation of a new Riva boat always sets a challenge to state-of-the-art yachting, with such a historic brand name and expectations that come with that, Riva sets its sites high with every new addition to its range. 56’ Rivale, the masterpiece which further expands the open yacht fleet, was presented to the world on 10th June during “Reflection”, a magnificent event celebrating the timeless elegance of Riva in the place where the legend was born 175 years ago: the historic Sarnico shipyard. The WSB team was happy to join this special occasion to take a closer look at the Rivale.
The new Sealine C430 is a dynamic and sporty motor boat that is thrilling in design and driving experience. On 43 feet, with up to three double cabins, various technical refinements and visual highlights, Sealine have continued to drive innovation into the range. The hull of the new C430 was developed incorporating latest designs techniques unique to its class. Through the steep stem they have transferred the wave-piercing concept from offshore yachts to a motorboat whereby big waves are cut from the lower part of the stem. This increases the fun factor, comfort and safety at sea. So the WSB have stepped on board to test out this new tech!