New thinking delivers Bluegame BGX70

The all-new Bluegame BGX70 marks a collaboration between Luca Santella and Bernardo Zuccon, and was launched at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival. The new 21-metre-long boat has some new striking features and marks the start of a new Bluegame season. Luca Santella’s iconic brand, established in 2005 and acquired by Sanlorenzo in 2018, continues to focus on the owner who wants to fully experience the sea, a concept that stems from Zuccon International Project’s constant research and development of new approaches to boat design. So what does the new thinking behind BGX70 deliver?

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Solar, Electric or Hybrid Greenline 45 Fly leads the Eco waves

Slovenia yacht builder, Greenline Yachts, will expand their range of eco-conscious motor yachts with the introduction of the groundbreaking Greenline 45 Fly. This all-new model is already proving a hit, with 25 confirmed orders and production capacity doubling to two units per month. A smart combination offering of solar, electric, and hybrid propulsion coupled to conventional engines means Greenline can offer their customers a wide range of eco-friendly choices highly demanded in today’s climate aware buyers. The WSB team takes a closer look at this welcomed addition.

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America 380 world premiere at Cannes

Cantieri Estensi Yachts are to unveil as a world premiere at Cannes Yachting Festival their new America 380 line up. This new 38-foot kick starts a completely new range under the America line brand. The 380 carries the promise of a sporty and versatile sports cruiser, boasting characteristics of high performance and low fuel consumption thanks to new innovative hull design. The 380 carries the company’s expansion plans forward with new design outlooks that will encompass modern sleek exteriors and elegant contemporary interiors.

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Expanding horizons in the new Oryx 379

Oryx has announced the European debut of the next-generation ORYX sports cruiser at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019. Their presence on the French Riviera in September will mark the luxury brand’s first international debut, and a pivotal step in a global expansion strategy that has seen Oryx embrace a fresh and exciting design philosophy for its refined new models. The WSB take an early look at the much-anticipated 379, due in September.

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Fairline 50 platform produces 3 new hot shots

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.

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Maritimo X50 delivers in spades

The X50 addition is the next to join the revolutionary X-Series line up and will look to add to what has been one of the most successful product launches in Maritimo’s history, following in the footsteps of its larger cousin the X60. The X50 is brimming with new innovative design features, continuing Maritimo’s evolution through the X series line up. X-Series lead designer Tom Barry-Cotter said the X series’ revolutionary design made a strong statement that Maritimo is a united team committed to further establishing itself as industry leaders in design and performance.

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Carbon fibre cruising in the new Pershing 8X

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.

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New Riviera 545 SUV is a revelation

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.

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