Benetti FB272 Marks “Giga Season Chapter Two”

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 Continue reading


DAR, by Oceanco: Megayacht News Onboard

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 Continue reading


Superyacht Illusion Plus on Maiden Voyage: Peek Inside

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 Continue reading