Imagine seeing a 138-foot (42-meter) megayacht cruising around 65 years ago. Even a yacht half that size was astounding. Now consider rebuilding that yacht in modern times, with just her hull remaining from the original construction. This is the story behind Istros, whose hull is a recent arrival at Feadship, her original builder, for the
The “43” in the project name Deep Blue 43 signifies her LOA in meters. Why, then, does Vasco Buonpensiere, co-founder as well as sales and marketing director of Cantiere delle Marche, say about this 141-footer, “we are about to build the smallest 80-meter yacht ever built”? Well, to be fair, the comment is an inside
Are all semi-custom yachts the same, with master suites forward, and hot tubs or small pools on the sundeck? How would you like to step forward out sliding glass doors from your suite and relax next to your own private waterfall out on deck? This is just one intriguing layout suggestion from Numarine, aboard its
Last week, the Amels staff enjoyed their own private aurora borealis show. Unlike the famous atmospheric event, though, this light show took place in its own drydock. Aurora Borealis, the first Amels 220, showed off her lines under gleaming green lights the evening before she slipped out into daylight for the first time. Amels previously
If you’ve been around yachting a while, certainly Bob Roscioli’s name is familiar. He’s been a fixture in the industry for more than five decades. Among his accomplishments: acquiring rights to the Donzi sportfishing brand name nearly 30 years ago, and building the boats in Bradenton, Florida. He also created Roscioli Yachting Center, a rigging
Megayachts make it possible to venture to places you’ve long wanted to visit. They also make it possible to venture to places you may never have imagined you’d visit. In this spirit, Mondomarine is enticing yacht buyers with a new series, which blends styling of adventurous explorers with that of more traditional Italian cruisers (a.k.a.