The first day of June saw a special, private celebration at Codecasa. The owners of Regina d’Italia, a 213-footer (65-meter), celebrated the launch of their new yacht. The 950-gross-ton megayacht was relatively confidential while under construction, known just as Codecasa Hull F74. She represents the fourth launch in the Codecasa 65 series (so-named for her
The latest Vintage Series superyacht from Codecasa is a few short months away from delivery. Hull C122, a 141-footer (43-meter), made her way into the water last weekend, while the craftspeople who built her looked on, along with their families. So, too, did her owner: Pier Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian media entrepreneur. While the shipyard
Bill Muncke, a longtime photographer in yachting, died suddenly on February 6. He was 79 years old. According to a family friend, Muncke was discovered unconscious in his Paris apartment the morning of February 5. He was then taken to the hospital. However, he died, unexpectedly, the following morning. Born in December 1939 in Chicago,
The largest lamp glass body ever hand-blown in the UK adorns this one-off design, called Blaze. Blaze is by Alexander Joseph, a designer and manufacturer specializing in luxurious cordless table lamps. The company already has a reach into fine homes and is expanding into yachting. Blaze features a handmade gold silk lampshade, along with 24-carat-gold plating
Codecasa marked an important step in the build of its latest project this month. Hull F74, the simple reference by which the project is known for now, made the move into the final outfitting hall. She’ll remain there for the next year, then see delivery. Encompassing five decks, and featuring steel and aluminum construction, Hull
PHOTOS: Giovanni De Stefano, 3Dsign Studio Six years after the Vintage Series announcement, Codecasa has put a few deliveries in customers’ hands. It’s seeking to sell hull number five, started and completed on spec. Referred to as hull c. 122, the yacht is a Codecasa 43 Vintage Series, measuring 43 meters, or 141 feet LOA.