X-80 Super RIB: Superyacht-Sized and Super-Fast RIB

Sometimes, you just want to press the throttles down and go for a thrilling ride. The X-80 promises that experience. Conceived by Federico Fiorentino, this is no ordinary RIB. The designer calls it a “super RIB,” for good reason. LOA is 80 feet (24 meters). What’s more, production is ready to begin. Fiorentino approached Sacs Continue reading

Endeavour “Super Tender” Concept, Akin to Aircraft

Sometimes the customary-size limo tender just doesn’t suit a superyacht. Endeavour, a tender concept from Federico Fiorentino and m2atelier, is an alternative. Indeed, she is a mini-superyacht herself, measuring 75’5” (23 meters). That may seem to make her more of a companion craft or a toy aboard a shadow boat. But the super-size superyachts being Continue reading

Belafonte Yacht Concept Backed by Van Oossanen

A number of up-and-coming yacht designers are aiming for owners’ attention by producing concept projects. Some, though, haven’t been vetted by experienced naval architects, so they could very well be impossible to build. The Federico Fiorentino team is avoiding that problem with Belafonte, a fast-displacement concept it initially unveiled last fall. Belafonte has now been Continue reading