ISA Yachts, which ceased operations in Ancona, Italy last year, could have a new owner by summertime. Fellow Ancona shipyard Wider Yachts is among more than a dozen companies reportedly interested in taking over the property. Wider Yachts is also keenly interested in acquiring the name. In a e-newsletter sent to clients and media today,
Following our recent story on the Wider 165, a.k.a. project Cecilia, completing a significant step, we thought it compelling to show you just how this superyacht negotiated her way from her initial construction shed to her final fit-out area. As you may recall from our article a few weeks ago, the all-aluminum yacht was moved
A week after the launch of its first-ever megayacht, the Wider 150, Wider transferred the hull and superstructure of its Wider 165 to a finishing facility. Referred to as project Cecilia, the Wider 165 is on pace for a late 2016 completion. The hull and superstructure, each made of aluminum, moved because of height restrictions.
If you heard commotion coming from Ancona, Italy earlier today, it’s for good reason. Wider Yachts splashed its first-ever superyacht, the Wider 150. Available for sale, the Wider 150 has been three years in the making. The sequence below, with photos from Wider’s Facebook page, shows the megayacht being moved out of her outfitting shed
In about four months, the first Wider megayacht, the Wider 150, will be complete. The project is significant for Wider, established in 2010. As the company name indicates, space utilization is a key concept. The all-aluminum Wider 150 boasts a number of voluminous areas. For example, the beach club rivals the size of some condos.
The Wider 150 and Wider 165 are gaining a little sister, the Wider 125. She embraces the alfresco-oriented features that have gained renown for the Italian builder, along with an emphasis on diesel-electric propulsion for efficiency. The latter makes the Wider 125 the only yacht in her size range to offer this. Wider Yachts is