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Megayacht News Onboard: Cheers 46, Benetti Veloce 140

Cheers 46, the first Benetti Veloce 140, marks the Italian yard’s entry into fast displacement territory, or what Benetti terms Displacement to Planing (D2P). In brief, the hull boasts the comfort and efficiency of a full-displacement design with the higher speeds of semi-displacement ones. Equally important, D2P fulfills clients’ requests for fuel efficiency at speeds […]

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Cantiere delle Marche Confirms 2 More Contracts

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Deals for a Nauta Air 108 and Darwin Class 102 (pictured) have closed out a strong year for Cantiere delle Marche’s team. The contracts are among five signed this year, helping to keep the craftspeople busy through 2017. The Nauta Air 108 will be akin to other megayachts in the Nauta Air series, in that […]

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1st Otam SD 35 Set for 2016 Debut

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Complementing its speed-oriented Millennium megayacht series, Otam is building the first hull of its semi-displacement Otam SD 35 series. The all-aluminum yacht is scheduled for delivery to her Italian owner in summer 2016. While only the initial sketches are being released for now, you can still glean some good details. Otam is collaborating with Design […]

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CRN, Francesco Paszkowski Design Promoting 2 Projects

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Like most megayacht builders and designers these days, CRN and Francesco Paszkowski Design have a good idea of what tickles buyers’ fancy. Having collaborated on Saramour, delivered earlier this year, the two companies are seeking repeat success. CRN and Francesco Paszkowski Design therefore have 236- and 262-foot (72- and 80-meter, respectively) created with Saramour as […]

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Formosa, Benetti’s Newest 60-Meter Megayacht

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The first week of this month saw the launch of Formosa at Benetti’s facility in Livorno, Italy. The 197-foot (60-meter) megayacht is styled much the same as previous same-size launches by the builder, since she bears an in-house design. The 34’8” (10.6-meter) beam and 1,060-ton displacement (remember, a measurement of volume) should make for comfortable […]

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