ALL PHOTOS: Quin Bisset How much different can a semi-custom yacht get? A common misconception holds that semi-custom means you’re limited to picking woods and fabrics. Benetti is among the builders letting you rearrange non-structural bulkheads. The owner of Mr. Loui, the second Benetti Mediterraneo 116, took advantage. In the process, he proves two megayachts
There’s a first time for everything. Ammonite proved it, in spades, at the NZ Millennium Cup this week. This first-time entrant took race days one and three, as well as the overall series. Not that her fellow competitors let her get away with an easy win. It was a fight to the finish at times,
Though Pearl Yachts has been around for 20 years, 2017 was its first time entering the American marketplace. While it’s a crowded marketplace, the British builder believes it brings something different. With the Pearl 80, its largest to date, it offers swift speeds and three interior styles, to suit a variety of tastes. Naval architecture
Big, bold battlewagons are Viking Yachts’ forte. But, the builder knows cruising holds a lot of appeal, too. In fact, some people buy sportfishermen for the style and performance, never intending to wet a line. So, why not give them a motoryacht offering similar performance, along with the spaciousness to take more friends and family
PHOTOS: Giovanni De Stefano, 3Dsign Studio Six years after the Vintage Series announcement, Codecasa has put a few deliveries in customers’ hands. It’s seeking to sell hull number five, started and completed on spec. Referred to as hull c. 122, the yacht is a Codecasa 43 Vintage Series, measuring 43 meters, or 141 feet LOA.
UPDATE, OCTOBER 12, 2017: We now have a Megayacht News Onboard Cloud 9 feature. Continue reading to see our photo gallery. Ahead of her formal debut at this month’s Monaco Yacht Show, we’re giving you an armchair tour of Cloud 9. At 243 feet (74 meters) LOA and a gross tonnage of 2,218, the latest delivery