V80 Cockpit Motoryacht Joins Horizon V Series

Two new models are joining the Horizon Yachts V Series. They’re the V80 cockpit motoryacht (pictured) and a smaller sister, the V72 motoryacht. The Horizon V Series previously included the V68 and V74. Given the similarities in size to them, the V72 and V80 are replacing the models. Horizon says that while buyers liked … [Continue Reading]

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Feadship Como: Sleek Styling, Super Glass Superstructure

The Feadship Como was seen in Gibraltar a few days ago. While her metallic paint and highly stylized lines get your attention, it’s her use of glass that deserves equal attention. Como launched from Feadship’s Aalsmeer facility in January. She’s the pride of Neville Crichton, a founder of Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, an … [Continue Reading]

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Azimut Grande 95RPH Launched

April 15 may have been the dreaded Tax Day in the USA, but it was Launch Day in Italy, for the Azimut Grande 95RPH. The Azimut Grande 95RPH measures 93’9” (28.62 meters) and has a beam of 23’2” (7.07 meters). She’s the smallest in the Grande Collection, which includes five models up to the 120SL. The shipyard designates … [Continue Reading]

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Mari Cha IV Becoming Samurai at Royal Huisman

If you don’t recognize Samurai shown here, you probably do know what sailing yacht she used to be. Offshore racing aficionados no doubt do: She was Mari Cha IV, famed for a number of amazing accomplishments. She was designed to be the world’s fastest offshore racing monohull. In 2003, she blew away the competition, and the … [Continue Reading]

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Motoryacht Philmi, 1st Granturismo, Launches at ISA Yachts

Here’s Philmi (pronounced “feel me”), the first ISA Yachts Graturismo model. The steel-hulled, 142-foot (43.25-meter) megayacht launched in late March and starts sea trials soon. As a reminder, the Granturismo series is based on ISA Yachts’ ISA 120 and ISA 140 models. Specifically, the series echoes the emphasis on the … [Continue Reading]

PHOTO: Paolo Zitti