Riviera will premiere four world-class models at the 2019 Sydney International Boat Show [1-5 August] as part of an exceptional nine-boat display that heralds a new level of refinement for Australia’s premium luxury motor yacht builder. In the spotlight will be the new Riviera 545 SUV, boasting a full-beam master suite that offers unparalleled space and comfort. A grand tourer in every shimmering sense, this yacht shares the brilliant bluewater hull, expansive open cockpit and accommodation plan of Riviera’s newly launched 54 Enclosed Flybridge in concert with a free-flowing, easy-living saloon that’s tailor-made for entertaining. The WSB team get the chance to take a closer look at this new revelation from Riviera.
The grandest motor yacht built by iconic US boatbuilder Grand Banks is set to join the range line up very soon. The GB85 will take on design features from the recently released GB60, and offer the option of a flybridge or a climate-controlled sky lounge. A 22-foot beam ensures huge versatility for lavish entertaining or relaxing at sea with friends and guest, but what else can you expect from the new arrival, well the WSB team take a closer look at the soon to be crowned GB85 flagship to see what’s what.
Evo Yachts raises the curtain on a new and exclusive model that stands out for its comprehensive amenities, features and fine finishes. By Valerio Rivellini, Evo T2 is a seven-meter boat with an appealing design, created as a superyacht tender but also perfect as a day boat. The WSB team check out this new arrival from Evo Yachts ready to make its home in a superyacht garage and be used to accompany guests on their daily outings.
F5X (the name hasn’t been finalised yet and nor has the length, which will be between 52 and 56 feet) is the new Flybridge yacht that will soon be distributed by Intech Boating, the Sessa dealer based in Palhoça in the Brazilian State of Santa Caterina. Davide Cipriani’s Centrostiledesign looked after all the design work, from the hull and exteriors to the interior decoration. Beauty, attention to detail, style and cutting-edge technology are the key drivers of this project, which will probably be available early in 2020.
The distinctive lines of a Ferretti Yacht have been a celebration of Italian yacht design since 1968. The Ferretti 720 reiterates that celebration in the unprecedented experience of luxury, comfort, and quality, the result of meticulous attention to design detail. The 720 project is an eclectic and successful combination of modern technology that has inspired sleek captivating looks and clever interior features. The WSB team take a closer look at this soon to be ready new 720.
UK boatbuilder Pearl Yachts are set to be the stars of the French Riviera at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 from 10th to 15th September. Pearl Yachts intent to make a statement in displaying their largest flagship models Pearl 80 and the Pearl 95, measuring 29.2 metres, the Pearl 95 is the largest model in the Pearl Yachts line-up and made its world premiere at the Monaco Yacht Show 2018. Recognised for her opulent, yet simple interior design by Kelly Hoppen, this year, the Pearl 95 gets to Cannes as multiple awards winner: best interior, best layout, overall innovation.
Bennetti has been a pioneer luxury yacht builder since 1873 with some of the world’s most exclusive yacht designs afloat today. That said, our focus here is on 3 mega yachts code-named FB272, FB275 and FB277, all 3 over 100m in length and dubbed the 3 Giga yachts by the shipyard. FB272 is our story today, which demonstrates the huge scope of imagination and build capacity at the Italian shipyard. She features an advanced Lutron domotic system – approximately 500 kilometres of the cable run across her hull and superstructure, providing masses of connection with the outside world: including the huge windows 3 meters in height and the outstanding surface area of 800 square meters of window glass.
On the back of the success of the Atlantis 51, Azimut is due to premier the widely acclaimed Atlantis 45 the successor to the Atlantis 43, a very popular sports cruiser that sold over 140 yachts in four years. The new 45 takes winning features from the 43 such as the Volvo IPS propulsion and takes successful design cues introduced by the Atlantis 51: the upper part of the stem rises vertically, partially stretching forward to boost the dynamics of a boat with a strong sporty character, while its hull windows stretch along the entire side, bringing out the sharpness of this yacht’s contours and its sporty look. Can the new 45 top the record held by the 43? Let’s take a closer look.