Spectre Sees Delivery From Benetti

Displacing 1,000 tons at full load and the result of 750,000 man-hours, Spectre is about to see her maiden voyage. Well-known and well-experienced American yacht owners John and Jeanette Staluppi took delivery from Benetti in a formal ceremony at the shipyard today. Even with all the custom yachts they’ve owned, Spectre breaks new ground. The Continue reading


Project Crystal Has Crystal-Clear Purpose: Global Travel

So-named for her glass-enclosed observation areas, Project Crystal is the latest proposal from Mulder Design. The 229-footer (69.8-meter) looks different because she is different. With engineering and performance already calculated by the naval-architecture team, she can crisscross the globe, an expected 10,000 nautical miles without refueling. Equally noteworthy for adventurous souls, she’ll be capable of Continue reading


Superyacht Spectre Splashes for Staluppis

For Your Eyes Only. Moonraker. Quantum of Solace. Diamonds Are Forever. Skyfall. And now, Spectre. The James Bond-themed fleet of John and Jeanette Staluppi saw its latest member slip into the water yesterday. The superyacht Spectre, at 227 feet (69.3 meters), is the third Benetti for the native New Yorkers. Furthermore, she’s their biggest boat yet. Continue reading