Founded on prioritizing creative design and hybrid technology, Wider Yachts has a trio of new shareholders. Among them is a familiar face in the superyacht sector: Marcello Maggi, previously associated with two other yacht builders in Wider’s home of Ancona, Italy. What’s more, under Maggi’s guidance, the intention is not just to continue building hybrid
Less than a week after Wider Yachts’ announcement of the Wider 130, you can now explore the onboard spaces, virtually. You won’t be alone, either. Her YouTube video, embedded below, has accrued more than 2,500 views in just five days. Yacht builders often introduce either a smaller model or a larger one. The 130 is
Picking up where her bigger sisters left off, the Wider 130 is bringing fuel-efficient diesel-electric propulsion to the smaller megayacht market. Simultaneously, Wider Yachts is making this new model capable of accommodating bigger owners’ parties. Under construction on spec, the Wider 130 has more than 2,150 square feet (200 square meters) of on-deck space. This
Around late spring of next year, Cecilia will become the second superyacht from Wider. With the all-aluminum yacht’s exterior nearing its completion, the builder is revealing more about the interior. The owner of the 165-foot Cecilia and IdeaeITALIA are creating an atmosphere with abundant natural materials. (The same design studio oversaw interior design for the
Proof that seeing is believing, Wider is laying the keel for a Wider 125 following a meeting at last month’s Monaco Yacht Show. That is where Wider premiered its first megayacht, the Wider 150. The owner of the Wider 125 hails from Northern Europe. Thus far, he has enjoyed life on the water solely as
UPDATE, DECEMBER 5, 2016: A Canadian couple now owns the first Wider 150. They plan to christen her Bartali, following some interior tailoring to take place at the yard. According to Tilli Antonelli, CEO and founder of Wider, they particularly liked the tender-garage-turned-beach-club and the diesel-electric propulsion system. Read on for our original article.