Exceeding 5,500 gross tons displacement, and measuring about 351 feet (107 meters) LOA, FB272 is in the water at Benetti. She’s its second yacht in the 100-meter size range—appearing less than two months after its first, in fact. Benetti FB272 is very much a yacht of her owner’s making, from the concept down to the
EXTERIOR PHOTOS: Francisco Martinez Delivered 33 months after her keel laying, DAR (her name is an acronym) is more than a remarkable achievement in yacht design and construction. Her imposing, black-and-white, 295-foot (90-meter) LOA certainly gets people talking. So, too, does the common design thread, inside and out, of inspiration from nature. The story behind
These images are just a glimpse at what awaits aboard the superyacht Illusion Plus, making her way to the Monaco Yacht Show. She just departed Pride Mega Yachts in China on her maiden voyage. She received quite the send-off, in fact, complete with a band and colorful Chinese dragons. Coming in at 290 feet (88.5 meters), the
This past Sunday, the superyacht Illusion Plus completed a major step toward delivery. She concluded her series of sea trials in the waters off Yantai, China. Illusion Plus is currently the largest megayacht from Asian shores, measuring 290’4” (88.5 meters). Pride Mega Yachts has had her in build for several years now, begun when the
The largest megayacht built in China slipped into salt water for the first time this week. Illusion Plus, coming in at 290’4” (88.5 meters), did so on April 11. Rising six decks high, Illusion Plus has extraordinary volume, a 3,603-gross-ton vessel. Her builder, Pride Mega Yachts, is situated in Yantai. The shipyard went by the
Come the third quarter of this year, you could start cruising aboard the largest project from Pride Mega Yachts. Illusion Plus not only measures 290 feet (88.5 meters), she has six decks and an interior volume exceeding 3,600 gross tons. If the name is familiar, you may remember the builder announcing Illusion a few years ago.