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Oceanco Y717, Project Shark, Slips Into View

Sunny skies greeted the newest super-size superyacht from Oceanco earlier today. Project Shark, a.k.a. Oceanco Y717, emerged from her build shed. Striking in both her curves and color scheme, the yacht is a 295-footer (90-meter). She features styling by Luiz de Basto Designs, which has produced a few concepts for the Dutch builder thus far. Continue reading


Marina di Porto Cervo Joins IGY Marinas Fold

IGY Marinas has a second location in the Mediterranean. Effective late this month, it’s co-managing operations of Marina di Porto Cervo in Sardinia with the facility’s owner. This includes both the slips for yachts and megayachts as well as the repair yard on site. Marina di Porto Cervo is one of the most well-known marinas Continue reading


Tommaso Spadolini: 4 Decades of Yacht & Megayacht Design

To say yachting has been in Tommaso Spadolini’s blood since birth is an understatement. His father, Pierluigi, penned a number of yacht designs himself. They include the renowned Akhir series from Cantieri di Pisa. While a young Tommaso enjoyed sailing and racing aboard yachts, he learned to draw them alongside his father. Hanging his own Continue reading