Look aboard any megayacht, and you are sure to find at least one RIB. Look aboard those same yachts, and you are sure to find owners and crew increasingly concerned about emissions. The Avon eJET 450, created by leading RIB manufacturer Zodiac Nautic, addresses this. The first production-series electric yacht tender targeted to megayachts, it
“Create a beautiful environment! … an interior where beauty and glamour set the tone.” This is what the owners of Elements instructed interior designer Cristiano Gatto to do for their 262-foot (80-meter) SOLAS-compliant yacht. Gatto didn’t have to look too far to find influences. Yachtley, the shipyard behind Elements, sits in the Kocaeli Free Zone
The year 1999 marked two significant firsts in yachting. The Voiles de St. Tropez regatta got its start, and Luca Bassani established the Wally Class racing yachts. Not coincidentally, Wally Class owners have participated in the regatta over the ensuing two decades, and Wally itself has supported the race, too. Therefore, Wally used this year’s
Nearly 30 years ago, the Lazzara 76 established itself as a groundbreaking design, and established Lazzara Yachts as a groundbreaking shipyard. The family-run builder is aiming for the same with the Lazzara LSY 95, a semi-custom sport-yacht design that can see delivery in 2021. This 95-foot (29-meter) megayacht is an in-house design, too. Sleek in
If you are accustomed to seeing sailing superyacht hulls turned at Royal Huisman, you are in for a pleasant surprise. The project code-named Phi, a motoryacht whose lines are a closely guarded secret, completed her hull flip this week. Phi gets her name from the so-called Golden Ratio, a study in balance and harmony of design.
One of the largest single-masted wooden yachts built in England is in the water. The sloop-rigged Spirit 111 superyacht launched today as an impressive achievement not just in size, either. She is owner-operated, plus takes fossil-fuel avoidance to a higher level. Set to be the British builder’s biggest yet, the Spirit 111 comes nearly 90