Performance sailing superyachts attract owners and crew who live for exhilarating cruising, and especially occasional regattas. Philippe Briand believes these are more than worthy indulgences, and that his Perfect 60 is the perfect platform for pursuing them. The design is what he considers a self-sufficient performance yacht, meaning a more authentic sailing craft. The Perfect
More than 40 Amels Limited Editions projects have hit the water since the semi-custom series inaugurated in 2007. Furthermore, those yachts have ranged in size to 272 feet (83 meters), covering territory previously exclusively the domain of fully custom projects. In another pioneering step for the yard, Amels’ first hybrid superyacht is a new Limited
Modern-day megayacht buyers and guests want the latest fun watertoys. Shipyards and designers are all too happy to design tender garages to house as many as possible. Simultaneously, though, the smart teams ensure the crew has good spaces. The RMK 65, from RMK Marine and Hot Lab, balances abundant toys with extra space for crew.
The word innovation gets tossed around a lot, not always properly. Wider Yachts first opened its doors about a decade ago with an eye toward building voluminous, environmentally minded megayachts. In fact, the founder, Tilli Antonelli, was so convinced of the importance of hybrid propulsion packages that every proposal included them. The new ownership team
Sometimes you can remain faithful to your past while still shaking things up a bit. Baglietto and Francesco Paszkowski Design are doing this, with the Baglietto 65M V-Line design. Still a concept, but ready for contract, the project is edgy and inventive, to improve the cruising experience. At 213 feet (65 meters), the concept is
Five years ago, ISA Yachts delivered its largest-ever project, Okto. A head-turning design in both style and size, she was additionally distinctive for her paint scheme. Yet, she still embraced smooth, flowing lines, like her smaller predecessors. If the largest megayacht in the new ISA Continental range comes to fruition, Okto will be the second-smallest