The craftspeople at Perini Navi’s Viareggio, Italy facility welcomed a new project recently. Well, not entirely new, since the sailing superyacht is already partially constructed, thanks to their colleagues at the shipyard’s Turkish facility. Nevertheless, the hull of the 42m E-volution is now on the premises, and will remain there until completion in summertime 2020.
Perini Navi is simultaneously celebrating a second and a first. The second 42M E-volution sailing superyacht is under contract. As for the first, the yacht is the first 42M E-volution GTS. The shipyard revealed the E-volution series nearly a year ago. A few months later, it announced the sale of hull number one. The 138-footer
The long curve in the photo above is the high-performance hull of a new custom project in build at Southern Wind Shipyard. This SWS custom 100 (approximately 30-meter), with a confidential name for now, is the culmination of a conversation the client started a year ago. In fact, the owner, an experience sailor seeking a high-performance
A few months after a client expressed interest in going green, Perini Navi is now building a hybrid sailing superyacht for that same owner. The yacht, a 138-footer, is a sloop, the first 42-meter E-volution project. Perini Navi revealed the E-volution series in detail in December. Featuring all-aluminum construction, it emphasizes fast cruising. When you consider
Several superyacht builders have turned to hybrid propulsion to help owners be greener, and leaner in efficiency. Perini Navi is the latest, doing it in an unusual way. It’s offering the E-volution sailing superyacht as well as the Eco Tender. The latter is a motoryacht that could easily be a primary yacht. While Perini Navi
While people in North America and Europe were shivering on February 17, it was a warm summer day in Cape Town. That’s the day the SW-RP90 owner took delivery from Southern Wind Shipyard, embarking on an incredible 7,000-nautical-mile maiden voyage. Having passed Gibraltar this week, the owner commissioned the SW-RP90, a custom 90-footer (27.5-meter), for