The gates opened early to welcome the celebrity cast of The Mayflower Theatre’s aptly themed Christmas pantomime: ‘Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates’ for a special sneak preview. The show cast, which included famous faces such as Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph – of ITV: Birds of a Feather fame – were joined by the Show’s title sponsor PSP, Frank Dixie, PSP MD and Jo Dixie – Goodwin, PSP Marketing Director, who welcomed the cast aboard Phoenicia, a lovingly created replica of a Phoenician Ship.
The yacht range renewal program at Sessa Marine continues and following the presentation of the C54 for the first time at the Cannes Salon de la Plaisance in September, they are ready to launch their 48 foot yacht at the Genoa Boat show. A unique, modern Mediterranean-inspired yacht and the perfect 2010 symbol for their boat yard.
Sunseeker are set to steal the 2010 Southampton International Boat Show with the launch of the 40 Metre Super Yacht. This breath taking spectacle will be the largest yacht ever displayed at the Southampton boat show and is sure to be a hit with visitors and more importantly potential customers.
From the beaches of Miami to the Italian Rivera, Azimut will turn the heads of those who clamp eyes on their sleek modern 116 superyacht. The Italians have a real passion when it comes to designing machines of luxury and the Azimut 116 certainly fits neatly into the bracket of desirability.
She comes with a convertible top that provides complete coverage of the fly deck taking in to account not to spoil your experience within the jacuzzi and the entertaining space aft.
The classic Italian verve for creating beautiful places to be is clearly illustrated in the main lounge area, consisting of elegant wood floors and leather couches. An array of electronic systems and interior materials are available to customers wishing to individualise their yacht.
This example of one of the en-suite guest rooms provides an insight to the clean cut lines on board the Azimut, warm and inviting with a functional feel that would have you believing you’re within the walls of a 5 star hotel room but for the port holes on the wall rather than a conventional window.
The cross sections show a well engineered and thought out 3 deck design, customers have the choice of 3 layouts and countless ways in which to style the inside to individuals tastes.
The Azimut 116 is powered by twin MTU V16 2000 M93’s producing 2434 mHP, allowing her to cruise comfortably at 24 knots (half load) and go onto a top speed of 28 knots (half load). Impressive for 35.46 meter yacht with 7.40 meter beam and at full load she has a displacement of 143 tons.
The Azimut 116 is a shining example of the Italian boat designers vision of luxury on the water, she is a serious contender in the lower end super yacht market amongst some strong competition.
Check out the Azimut 116 tour at www.worldsportsboats.ning.com