Foiling technology has been around a while in the marine industry. But, foils, which are akin to wings beneath the water, are found aboard sailing yachts, not power yachts. UAE-based Enata Marine, which creates a variety of water toys and boats, has changed that with the Foiler, the first-ever production-built foiling powerboat. Capable of a
What happens when two designers collaborate on a yacht, independent of a shipyard, to pique buyers’ interests? More important, what happens when those designers zero in on a size range largely ignored by most similar concepts? You get the NedXplor 38, created by Van Oossanen Naval Architects and Omega Architects. While every inch an explorer,
One of the most-traveled megayachts is now on the market. She’s Silver Cloud, which has put nearly 100,000 miles under her hull over the past decade. If ever a yacht were ideal for adventure-seekers, this is the one. From the Northwest Passage to the South Pacific, Silver Cloud has been there. What’s more, she’s done
Even with megayachts spanning dozens of size ranges, most buyers seek projects around the 130-foot mark. That’s one of the client bases that The Italian Sea Group and IYC wish to attract with the Vetta 40 range. In LOAs from 121 to 131 feet, the all-aluminum designs offer a number of other features buyers should
An all-aluminum megayacht measuring 174 feet isn’t light as a feather. But, Piuma (Italian for “feather”) is meant to leave as little impact as possible on the territories she touches. Piuma, in build at The Italian Sea Group, is among the biggest boats under the shipyard’s Admiral brand. She’s also its latest with hybrid propulsion.
Following the merger of the yacht brokerage, charter, and management house International Yacht Collection with a Europe-based brokerage firm earlier this year, the newly formed company will now be known as IYC. The news follows reports earlier this year that had the European company, Cape4 Yachting, being the brand. The name IYC should still be