Tim Ciasulli knows a thing or two about boats, and speed. He holds four world speed records in offshore powerboat racing, for instance, one time hitting upwards of 180 mph. He’s also a former offshore powerboat racing world champion. He still has a penchant for speed, in terms of negotiating a deal. He and his
Take a close look at the large crane to port on the aft deck of Project Ragnar. It’s a harbinger of the toys to come as their stowage area continues outfitting at Icon Yachts. Among those toys: a Ripsaw EV (Extreme Vehicle), a high-performance, go-fast, luxury super tank. It’s also a harbinger of the adventures
The biggest of the three “giga yachts” that Benetti was building for the past few years had her official hand over today. With an LOA of 354 feet (108 meters), IJE is also the largest-ever yacht from the Italian builder, in more ways than simply LOA. Understandably, the physical size of a yacht is the
The past two weeks saw the seventh hulls in two different Benetti semi-custom series mark milestones with their owners. The seventh Fast 140 launched on April 16, while the seventh Fast 125 saw delivery on April 24. The Benetti Fast series emphasizes good speeds and sufficient range to visit a few coastal cities in the
Three yachts each in excess of 100 meters that slip into the water within 100 days of each other. With the launch today of the 354-foot (108-meter) FB275, Benetti marked the culmination of this feat. It comes years after a significant investment in facilities to construct not just mega-size megayachts, but also this many simultaneously.
After nearly 20 deliveries in its Vision 145 series, Benetti has changed things up. It now has a slightly different megayacht model as part of its Class series, the Diamond 145. While you might assume everything from LOA to features is the same between the two yachts, there are actually notable differences. The first, and