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.
Once again Frauscher is opening the International Boat Show season with fresh design and innovation, welcome, the new 747 Mirage. The iconic numbers 747, are well renowned in the aeronautical industry, however Frauscher see their 747 as worthy contender to carry such numbers. Frauscher have continued to push the boundaries in the sports boat market, so the WSB team see if Frauscher have stepped up to the mark and can lay claim to those iconic numbers in a nautical sense.
The latest addition to the Sunseeker range of luxury motor yachts will be joined by the sporty new Portofino 40 and the 28 Metre Yacht, both made their German debuts alongside the stunning San Remo. What’s more, the impressive Manhattan 53 also was on display however, the star of the show was the brand new Predator 68 which will made its European debut in Dusseldorf.
Italian boat builder Azimut Yachts has showcased the new Magellano 76, presented at Genoa International Boat Show. An evolution of the Magellano 74, the first model in the Collection of modern and sophisticated long range Azimut Yachts, which in 2009 wanted to once again renew the offer market. The design goals behind the Magellano models are autonomy, the maximum cruising comfort even at low speeds and the freedom to go at higher speeds when necessary.
The new Chaparral 330 Signature had been on the cards for a while and the perfect plan for continued growth from the American boat builder. Spurred on by the phenomenal success of last year’s 310 Signature, Chaparral took an award winning design and simply made everything bigger and better with the launch of its new 330 Signature.
Pearl Motor Yachts, one of the UK’s leading luxury yacht builders, has announced a special collaboration with a world renowned British interior designer. Kelly Hoppen MBE is one of the most in-demand interior designers in the country. Kelly has been brought on board to design the luxury interior of the flagship Pearl 75, which will be launched in early 2012.
Ferretti Yachts, one of the icons of Italian-made luxury and a historical Ferretti Group brand presents the world premiere of the Ferretti 720 in the town of Rapallo. The Ferretti 720 develops the Ferretti Yachts range with a model that harmoniously combines Ferretti DNA with revolutionary features, both in her lines and the design of space.