An introduction a year ago has landed a prominent American home designer his first yacht project. Malibu-based Scott Gillen, the founder of the residential design and development company Unvarnished, is responsible for the interior design of a 160-foot (49-meter) megayacht at Rossinavi. Justin Blue, the CEO of the brokerage firm Yachtblue, brought the duo together.
This vessel may remind you of a military vessel. And you’d be right. An unusual request from a yachting customer has led to the signing of O.P.V. 56, a 184-footer (56-meter), at Antonini Navi. Over the course of several months, the shipyard’s technical office and designer Fulvio De Simoni created the desired look and feel.
The Gulf of La Spezia in Italy is home to a number of major shipyards, including megayacht builders. One more has joined the mix, an offspring of a yard focusing on the offshore and onshore energy sector since the 1940s. The family-run Antonini Navi plans to build megayachts under its own brand, plus perform refits
Pershing buyers expect high performance, and high style. The largest model yet, the Pershing 140, continues the tradition, though in a first for the builder, in an all-aluminum body. Recent sea trials for hull number one, Chorus Line, confirm thoroughbred-like speeds. Longtime brand designer Fulvio De Simoni and the Ferretti Group’s in-house team, meanwhile, give
The infinity symbol is an endless loop, balanced at both ends. Yacht designer Fulvio De Simoni draws inspiration from this very same symbol. He incorporates it into each of the four megayachts comprising the new Infinity series from Rossinavi. Not just a design element, the loops frame two important areas of the yachts. What’s more,
About a month before she makes her international debut at the Monaco Yacht Show, Cecilia is ticking all the boxes for her builder, Wider. With sea trials nearly complete, the shipyard says she’s exceeding expectations in some key ways. The all-aluminum megayacht, measuring 163’10” (49.98 meters), sprang from the builder’s own ideas, combined with naval