220-Foot Seasense Sees Sunlight at Benetti

First-time Benetti buyers, along with their crew and the shipyard staff, watched as Seasense made her formal appearance outside of her build shed this week. While the owners are new to Benetti, they’re not new to yacht ownership. There are, however, two notable firsts with their 220-footer (67-meter). For one, Seasense marks the first-time collaboration Continue reading

Benetti Building Megayacht for Tokyo Government Use

It’s not unusual to hear of a builder landing a contract for a government vessel. Several yacht builders have military ties, either directly or as part of larger companies. However, when a government wants a yacht, it’s a whole other story. Benetti is building a 115-footer (35-meter) for Tokyo city officials to use for conferences Continue reading

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