Otam 85 GTS set for the big stage

Otam’s latest fast planing yacht, the 26 metre Otam 85GTS, has reached the halfway point in construction. The Italian yard revealed that the hull and deck had been assembled and MTU 16v M 94 engines installed. The yacht’s electrical and hydraulic systems are in progress while work is also well underway on the interior manufacturing. Manufacturing has also begun on the yacht’s custom hardtop. The yard revealed it had constructed a 1:1 mock-up of the structure and curved windscreen that will be used to create the mould.

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New Azimut 78 Flybridge Flagship arrives with Smart Carbon Tech

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.

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New flagship Fairline Squadron 68 on route

2019 has marked a new era for the Fairline Squadron range. The 65-foot Squadron ends its 10-year production run to make way for a new larger Squadron model, which is already under construction at the recently opened production facility in Hythe, Southampton. A total of 80 Squadron 65’s have been built since the yacht’s launch in 2009 and the last ever Squadron 65 has now left the Ipswich commissioning facility, making way for the all-new Squadron 68. The WSB team take a closer look at the imminent new arrival.

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A salute to new Absolute 62 Fly

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.

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Jason and the Argonauts in their new Riva 90 Argo

Welcome to the latest addition to the next flybridge generation from Riva. Boasting impressive new thinking interior space  new cockpit layout and double master cabin creations. The new Riva 90’ Argo is aiming to create a legendary status within the range, led by its smart innovation and clever design elements. The 90 Argo combines and enhances strengths from its two Riva predecessors, the 100’ Corsaro and 110’ Dolcevita. The WSB team take a closer look at the Argo arrival.

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A wave of technology on the new Numarine 78HTS

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.

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A sense of occasion on the Azimut S10

The Azimut S10, the new S Collection flagship, is the result of collaboration with designer Alberto Mancini, working for the first time with the Avigliana-based shipyard. A unique yacht, it is sporty but has impeccable class, skilfully bringing together in 28 metres of length the elegance of a sports yacht, the architecture of a modern villa on the sea and, not least, the charismatic personality of automotive design. The WSB team take the chance to get up and personal with the S10 Flagship.

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Sunny horizons on the Sunseeker 74 Sports Yacht

2019 saw the arrival of the all-new Sunseeker 74 Sport Yacht, premiered at Boot Dusseldorf. Sporty and sleek, the 74 Sport Yacht, with 38-knot capability, boasts the latest Sunseeker design cues and sporting prowess as the recently launched Predator 74. However, while maintaining her dynamic look, the in-house design team at Sunseeker has created the 74 Sport Yacht with an exceptional flybridge – almost unperceivable within her profile lines.

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