Though she changed hands late this winter, the then-recently delivered Spectre continues to attract attention. Given multiple facts about her, it is no surprise. The 1,000-ton-displacement yacht, for example, required 750,000 man hours to construct. In addition, measuring 227’4″ (69.3 meters), the yacht represents the third Benetti for her original high-profile owners, John and Jeanette
At 141 feet, the ISA Alloy 43 series is in the LOA range where most megayacht clients currently own and/or buy. With an abundance of yacht builders addressing it, competition is tough. But, ISA Yachts believes this new aluminum series will succeed in attracting customers wanting sporty looks and moderate cruising speeds. Hull number one,
If ever there were a satisfied customer, the owner of RJ, hull number one in the A105 series, would be it. He’s now a three-time Arcadia Yachts client, over the past seven years. Obviously, he’s a believer in the lower carbon footprint promised by the hull design and usage of solar panels. The latter is
When a shipyard offers a series, sometimes buyers believe there’s little variation from boat to boat. Not true. A case in point is the Swan 115 series from Nautor’s Swan. The owner of Odin asked for far different things compared to the first three clients attracted to the series. Nautor’s Swan considers Odin the most
Don’t be fooled by her pretty blue paint job. Power Play is all business when it comes to her owners’ adventurous side. The sixth delivery in the Damen Yacht Support range, she’s 182 feet (55.5 meters) of serious pursuits—pursuits of fun, that is. The clients so far who’ve commissioned Yacht Support projects are diverse. Some,
PHOTOS: B. Galeron and B. Stichelbaut “Long” in “Long Island 85” isn’t just a word in a model name. It’s the ideal description for the type of cruising the owners of NDS Evolution plan to do. Long-distance voyages, comprised of long periods onboard, are what they envisioned in commissioning the mega catamaran from JFA Yachts.