In the 1990s, Benetti was the first shipyard to use fibreglass to build Navettes over 30 meters long; today it is the first major player in the industry to return to steel, which it has imprinted in its DNA, breathing life into the new generation of Expedition designed in the Benetti tradition. What DNA features can we expect to see on the new B.Yond project?
For over a decade now, Italian company Auxilia Electric Propulsion has been forging ahead with green marine technology, earning a strong following of prestigious clients. During METS 2019, the company will be unveiling a new Marine Hybrid Kit to redefine electric-hybrid propulsion as we know it. Utilising the wealth of knowledge earned from hundreds of installations, Auxilia is responding to market demands for a simpler and more cost-effective solution to electric-hybrid propulsion. Furthermore, the truly innovative and environmentally conscious values of the company have been recognised by the European Union, which selected the project for its Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
There are yachts that tell a story and others that write a new one: Dolceriva belongs to this second category, if only for the staggering style and design innovations introduced by the historic Sarnico shipyard. The latest, spellbinding creation by Riva is a 48-foot open cruiser conceived to offer unrivalled onboard comfort. The new model strives to redefine its market segment thanks to a number of unprecedented characteristics: a brand-new exterior design developed by Officina Italiana Design, which ushers in a new style philosophy for all Riva models; a perfectly optimised use of onboard spaces; and an exciting wealth of details that pay homage to the incomparable heritage of a brand which has shaped the history of the nautical world for 177 years now. The WSB team takes a closer look at the 48 Dolceriva set to rewrite the Riva story.
With a length overall of eleven metres, the new flagship of the Antares fleet takes the lead in the out-board family cruiser category. With the quintessential hallmark of a weekender range whose qualities have stood the test of time for 40 years, this wonderful family cruising powerboat focuses on comfort and space, as well as safety and innovation. It can be used for multiple boating programmes, making it ideal for a wide range of fun and leisure activities! Read More
Wally Yachts has had a very promising start to their partnership with Ferretti Group Monaco with the launch of their new Wallytender 48 which had its world debut at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival. The new 48 has reignited the super-cool Italian brand of Wally yachts with 3 confirmed orders, sold in Europe and the USA. This reflects Wally’s global image appeal for the brand that bought us the iconic Wally 118. The WSB team take a closer look at the new 48 Wallytender…
Cruising their way across the Atlantic Ocean are over 15 world-class yachts, that arrived on the U.S. boating scene to premiere at this year’s 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show FLIBS, the largest in-water boat show in the world.
FLIBS will unveil some of this year’s most luxurious, globally-recognized new yachts, including the world debut of Lürssen’s 311-foot Madsummer, the show’s largest megayacht with sweeping exterior curves and a colourful interior; Heesen Yacht’s Vida, a 180-foot yacht that offers more than 2,500 square feet of luxurious comfort and ample spaces for entertaining; and Lexus’s Marquis Lexus 650, a 65-foot yacht crafted with a similar design as the automobile brand’s premium cars.
The 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show on the seven seas produced by Informa Markets, is celebrating its 60th annual premier exhibition of yachts, boats, marine products, and accessories. Located in the “Yachting Capital of the World” and recognized as the pinnacle of all nautical exhibitions, this year’s show will feature over 1,500 boats on display and 1,200 exhibitors spanning over three million square feet of exhibition space and six miles of floating docks. More than 110,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend.