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.
Pershing yachts continue to push boundaries in yacht design. Like its predecessor 9X, the all-new 8X is made of the same material that the most advanced nautical craft are made of; carbon fibre. This material not only means lighter weight, greater speed, and lower fuel consumption but also more volume due to the ability to design larger, more comfortable spaces. The on-board comfort is extraordinary, thanks to the many benefits offered by the new system that integrates propulsion control with the manoeuvring, navigation, and monitoring systems. With the new 8X, “piloting” a Pershing, even at high speeds and without the support of the captain, is fun and accessible for all would-be owners. The WSB team take a closer look at the 8x high tech craft.
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.
The Azimut Yachts Flybridge range is now joined by the new Azimut 78 flagship, the latest example of Azimut Yachts’ Carbon-Tech generation sports yachts and the first Flybridge to be fitted with three Volvo IPS propulsion units. The exterior lines are by Alberto Mancini, while the interior design is a product of the skilled hands of Achille Salvagni.
The Absolute 62 Flybridge, saw its debut launch at the beginning of 2019 at Boot Dusseldorf for Europe, and again at Miami boat show for the Americas. Both occasions attracted strong interest in the new Italian arrival from Absolute. The 62 flybridge embodies many of the design attributes and features from the 58 Flybridge, setting a new design direction that is sure to spread across the Absolute Flybridge range.
The Numarine 78 HTS world debut at the 2019 Palm Beach International Boat Show gave a much-deserved spotlight to the newest member of Numarine’s stable. The debut yacht named “Adonis” is equipped with the ultimate smart technology and assisted by virtual concierge “Angel.” Numarine developed the 78 HTS yacht in collaboration with Furrion Numarine at the Turkish boat building shipyard which continues its impressive expansion.
The newest model from Cruisers Yachts also marks the 60 Fly as the flagship for the company. Offering unprecedented views for piloting from the flybridge, its packed with a spacious helm and lounge – complete with wet bar – for entertaining up above. The 60 Fly also features a sleek hardtop for shade and protection from the elements and is wrapped in levels of comfort expected from the brand. the WSB team take a close look at the new arrival.