Spectre Outfitting Begins at Benetti: VIDEO

James Bond would be proud. The 226-foot (69-meter) Spectre, now with her hull and superstructure joined, entered Benetti’s outfitting shed this month. She made the transit from her initial construction facility to Benetti’s shipyard in Livorno, Italy. If you’ve followed the yachting industry for a while, no doubt you know that Spectre belongs to John Continue reading

Benetti Now Fast: Custom Superyachts With 30% More Speed

Not all cruising customers are alike. While everyone can agree on space and comfort being paramount, some want a bit of speed, too. Benetti and a trio of design partners came up with a solution: Benetti Now Fast. They’re models boasting the volumes and seakeeping customary of full-displacement yachts, with speeds exceeding 20 knots. Three Continue reading

Blake, Spec-Built Benetti Set for 2018 Launch

Benetti may be known for all-metal and all-fiberglass megayachts, but it blends materials, too. Blake, measuring 163’4” (49.8 meters), has a fiberglass hull and aluminum superstructure. While unusual overall, it’s been a successful combination for Benetti. Blake represents the third spec-built megayacht of her size to feature this construction. And, Benetti is betting history will Continue reading