In just over two weeks, the Monaco Yacht Show will bring together nearly 600 exhibitors from around the world. They represent megayacht builders and designers, gear suppliers, marinas, and more. Of course, thousands of visitors attend, too. The event is superyacht-specific, with approximately 120 vessels in the water. One-third are making their global debuts, too.
Kanga, spending her first summer season on the water, erupted in fire in Croatia on Friday. The flames nearly entirely destroyed the megayacht. The 131-foot (40-meter) Kanga was at anchor outside of Dubrovnik, between the island of Olipa and the Peljesac Peninsula. Croatian media outlets report that nine passengers and four crewmembers were onboard when
Summer is winding down. The kids are going back to school. That means boat-show season is about to start. A few weeks ago, we informed you of several small superyacht world premieres at the Cannes Yachting Festival. Here, we’re presenting the five biggest boats bowing there, plus one more “small” debut. Six more megayachts to
Freedom comes in many forms. For famed fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, it’s 88 feet of Freedom, his custom megayacht. He just christened her yesterday at CCN, in anticipation of letting her really be free on the water this summer. The analogy is a bit of an understatement. Freedom should see an impressive top speed of
Champagne is the choice when it comes to christening a yacht. So, all the more reason that champagne should influence the design, too. The owner of Francesca chose a metallic version of that color to characterize the hull of his new CCN 102 Flyingsport. Francesca is the sixth launch in that semi-custom series. Like her
If home is where the heart is, then the Dom series should feel home-like indeed. Italy’s CCN has a new line of megayachts aimed at the new generation of yacht buyers. Named Dom after the Latin word for home, domus, it already has one model catching attention. She’s the Dom123, a 121-footer (37-meter). Like the