Fairline Yachts have announced launch plans of their new 50 platform comprising of the Targa 50 OPEN, Targa 50 GT and Squadron 50, these three yachts will be built upon a well-established 48ft offering, with key specification and aesthetic differences, courtesy of the Fairline Yachts Design Studio, headed by Wayne Huntley. The new 50 platform of cruisers promises contemporary and stylish design features with a more sporty, racy feel from the outset.
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.
When an iconic brand such as Pershing sets out to build its flagship model the end result expected will be nothing less than a masterpiece. The brand’s new flagship marks its entry into a new design and manufacturing era. Craftsmanship and expertise, coupled with a maniacal focus on innovative design, technology and aesthetics, has officially marked the brand’s 1st entry into the superyacht sector: it is the launch of Pershing 140, the brand’s new flagship and the first Pershing to be manufactured in aluminium. The WSB team take an exciting look at this milestone arrival from Pershing Yachts.
Princess Yachts International launched another two exciting new models to their V Class range of sports yachts at the London Boat Show, the V39 which marks a return to the sub 40-foot market for the brand (see our separate review Princess V39) and the new V57. Elegant, exhilarating and incredibly spacious, the new V57 is set to be the ultimate sports yacht for versatility, fun and sociable cruising.
The first of a distinctive new generation combining the very latest in innovation and technology, the new 28 Metre Yacht has made its world debut at the 2012 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show. This new design launches the next generation of the ‘Sunseeker’ Yacht look. The element most captivating is the remarkable extent of main deck glazing. Unusually full height and pillarless, the glazing flows continuously down the sides and around the rear of the saloon, merging with the aft patio doors. This new wrap around glazing gives the main deck accommodation a unique uninterrupted floor to ceiling panoramic view and an extraordinarily bright interior, bringing the outside in.
Grand Banks Yachts have unveiled two new models: the 46 Eastbay FB, a flybridge version of its Zeus-powered Down East cruiser, and the 76 Aleutian RP, set to be the largest and most luxurious motor yacht in the company’s growing lineup. The 76RP features the same proven Tom Fexas hull design and timeless exterior styling shared by other yachts in the raised-pilothouse Aleutian Series. But this newest model also introduces a brand new interior design that is more contemporary and European in flavor than any of its predecessors.
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.
German boat build Bavaria has launched their newest accomplishment, the limited edition Sport 38 High Line. The sports cruiser offers a maximum amount of luxury and comfort for her size and comes in series with a silk-grey hull, giving the boat an even more elegant appearance. Premium materials are used throughout the cruiser and coupled with its sea going cruiser attributes, you have a perfect companion for summer cruising. Besides the new, exclusive features, Bavaria have announced that they will only produce 15 of the Sport 38 High Line edition making this an interesting collector cruiser.