Speed, stability, and comfort. Three simple words that sum up the story of Spectre. The 226-footer (69-meter) gained renown when Benetti revealed serial yacht owners John and Jeanette Staluppi commissioned her. Plenty of details arose, such as how she’d boast speed at extra efficiency. But, many further technical details awaited understanding. Longtime yacht broker and
Three yachts each in excess of 100 meters that slip into the water within 100 days of each other. With the launch today of the 354-foot (108-meter) FB275, Benetti marked the culmination of this feat. It comes years after a significant investment in facilities to construct not just mega-size megayachts, but also this many simultaneously.
An old saying holds that the third time is the charm. The fourth time is surely the charm, too, at Benetti. The last day of February, the shipyard delivered hull number four in the Delfino 95 series, Eurus. The name is fitting for a yacht: Eurus, a.k.a. Euros, is one of the gods of the
The newest semi-custom series from Benetti is in build for a buyer. Hull number one of the Benetti Diamond 145 megayacht series is about a year away from delivery, in fact. Benetti revealed the sparkling new series during last fall’s Cannes Yachting Festival. Measuring 144’6” (44.063 meters), the concept comes from the shipyard’s own designer,
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
The annual Miami Yacht Show megayachts lineup attracts both brokerage and new-build buyers from around the world. As the industry, interest, and yachts have grown, though, the show’s longtime location couldn’t accommodate them. Now concentrated in downtown Miami, the event promises more yachts, and more ease in getting around. For its three-decade history, the Miami