Hundreds of people, ranging from shipyard employees to local residents, turned out on January 25 to watch Ink, the first Benetti Diamond 145, make her way into the water. The sparkling new semi-custom series is part of the Benetti Class category. Therefore, she emphasizes traditional cruising and employs all-fiberglass construction. This largest of the Class
Her full specifications list is still under final review. But Codecasa anticipates laying the keel for this unusual-looking megayacht within the first half of this year. Fulvio Codecasa, head of Codecasa, designed her himself, to challenge conventional thinking. The Codecasa Jet 2020 is a 230-footer (70-meter) meant to show the sea and sky aren’t limited
Earlier this month, we gave you an inside look at Project Ragnar, an extensive refit that has been at Icon Yachts for some time. Yesterday, the adventure yacht celebrated her official launch, in her official new role. Suiting her purpose as a tough adventurer, Project Ragnar gets her name from a Viking king and warrior.
A long-running refit project intending to transform essentially every corner of an existing motoryacht has resulted in lawsuits. The refit of Anodyne was expected for completion in 2017. However, it remains unfinished, currently sitting in a South Florida shipyard. Allegations of unpaid labor, bribery, and more surround the initial lawsuit and a countersuit. The refit
The hull of the code-named Project Phi now sits united with the superstructure inside Royal Huisman’s biggest built shed. The yacht is still pretty much under wraps from a publicity standpoint. However, the video footage here provides some of the best glimpses yet at what promises to be an intriguing yacht. Project Phi is one
An Asian owner who thoroughly enjoys diving adventures, among other explorations, is the newest customer for Cantiere delle Marche. In fact, he signed a contract for a model known as the MG115, with his being the second hull so far, on Christmas Eve. The MG115 is a four-deck explorer in a compact 115-foot (35-meter) package.