Watch any classic film involving the sea, and the ships have an undeniable magnetism. They not only look robust, but in scene after scene stand up to Mother Nature. Similarly, Liebowitz & Partners’ Commodore 57 conveys capability in crisscrossing oceans, albeit for more pleasant purposes. Plus, akin to the ranking officer of a navy, the
An owner who took personal charge of design and construction supervision of his megayacht has good reason to be happy. His new Benetti Joy, the second hull in the Oasis 40M series, celebrated her official launch, in traditional colorful fashion, yesterday. The Oasis 40M, which saw hull number one, Rebeca, launch last year, emphasizes a
Did you know that a type of vegan leather comes from pineapple leaves, without chemicals? Or that olive leaves can eliminate chemicals in tanning real leather? These, along with off-cut marbles, sustainably managed hardwoods, and other natural materials all characterize the Barefoot and Moonlight designs. From Winch Design, they’re for the 197-foot Amels 60 series.
An ever-so-brief announcement has the global fashion and yachting industries eager to learn more. Giorgio Armani and The Italian Sea Group are collaborating on a new megayacht, set for delivery in about three years. The shipyard group, which brings together the Admiral and Tecnomar brands of motoryachts, shared the news yesterday. It followed reports in
In Italian, “Isola” means “island.” While an island can be isolating, in the case of the Bannenberg & Rowell Isola yacht concept, it has a more positive meaning. The design balances the human needs for escapism and freedom with those of personal protection and wellness. The design studio reached out to colleagues in Europe to
Yacht owners looking forward to thrilling speeds of 33 knots at top end and 28 knots while cruising will be able to do so in about two years. They’ve signed a contract for a Baglietto 41m Superfast, an open megayacht. The all-aluminum project, measuring 134’5” (41 meters), leaves no doubt as to her sporty intention.