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Superyacht International Spring 2017

The prestigious quarterly magazine dedicated to the largest and most luxurious boats with technical data, images, articles, information and news from the market

Nautica Editrice Srl
R 90,22
R 246,22
4 Issues

in this issue

2 min
what goes up must come down

Among the numerous bits of news that land on our desks from the press, from operators professionally involved in yachting, from the grapevine, in the course of the events and international yacht shows we attend, there are some which spur us on and deserve some thought before drawing our own ideas and conclusions. Recently a number of ship yards have been acquiring others among them Lürssen which has acquired Blohm+Voss and then went on to secure a deal with MB92 in La Ciotat, but while still remaining in northern Europe there’s also Royal Huisman that can now not only count on its own premises but also on Emden Yachts’ and Holland Jachtbouw’s as well. These examples are a clear indication of the kind of potential north European industry possesses to expand…

1 min
cantiere delle marche acciaio 118’

Cantiere delle Marche has recently sold another yacht an Acciaio 118’ model to a Russian client. This new yacht is the second of the line, the previous one from the Acciaio line was the 105’ model sold just six months ago. Both yachts’ project design work was carried out by Sergio Curolo’s Hydrotec which also developed an explorer model in steel and aluminium featuring a rounded displacing hull equipped with a bulbous bow with a GRT of 350 GTs. The new Acciaio 118’ betters the already appreciated seakeeping qualities of the CDM navette, and is specially efficient in terms of performance and fuel consumption. The exterior lines combine elegance and aggressiveness, in a kind of synthesis between the classic appearance of Darwin Class yachts and the sportier ones of the…

2 min
floating life k 42

Floating Life is Series K’s owner which is a line of explorer models ranging from 36 to 45 metres designed with Studio Sculli di Sarzana. After having commissioned the construction of the first K40 to CCN (Cerri Cantieri Navali), Cantiere delle Marche was chosen to build the first K42 which has been scheduled for delivery at the end of 2018. The K42 explorer is a 42 metre with a gross tonnage of 499GT that this Swiss company headed by Andrea Pezzini CEO who is also project manager for the whole K Series he developed with Studio Sculli with whom there has been a long standing partnership in terms of design work and with Sergio Cutolo’s Hydrotec which is already handling the naval architecture of Cantieri delle Marche’s models The K42 is…

2 min
baglietto v-line

In the aftermath of Europe’s eventful yacht show season, Baglietto is launching a new V-Line, made up of motor yachts between 40 and 55 metres featuring modern vertical bows. Together with Francesco Paszkowski Design and Hot Lab there’s a third contributor to the new V-Line who wasn’t mentioned as the preceding two at the latest Monaco Yacht Show, that is Studio Santa Maria Magnolfi owned by Fedrico Santa Maria and Valentina Magnolfi, who’s already worked with Hot Lab on two new projects one of 41 metres and the other of 50. “The past few months have been underscored by a considerable quickening of the whole production renewal process without foregoing our tradition – says Michele Gavino Baglietto’s MD – we wanted to flank new young designers capable of interpreting our brand…

4 min
mangusta gransport 44

The Balducci’s are the proud owners of Gruppo Overmarine which has been obtaining excellent results. The company ranks seventh in terms of the total length of yachts sold with an astounding 771.16 metres. Their order book currently represents 134,200,000 Euro. The forecasted turnover for 2016/2017 is equal to 89,000,000 Euro. The results obtained are proof enough of winning company policies and marketing strategy which entails developing more the first sector, that is the Maxi Open yachts one, which is where the company takes the lion’s share ranking number one. Furthermore investments have been made in new areas, thereby forerunning what the market will be requesting in the near future. After having secured a considerable positioning in the displacing Explorer models segment with 42 metre Mangusta Oceano which well interprets both…

2 min
azimut grande 35 metres

The first quarter of the 2016-2017 season has been an extremely positive one for Azimuth Yachts, this mainly thanks to the sale of large over 80’ units which represent a 27% growth in terms of value. And also thanks to these figures Azimut has decided to invest more into the Azimut Grande line. This superyacht line will be strengthened by a new 35 metre which will become the entire fleet’s new flag ship. The new motor yacht which will be presented in the course of this 2017 Spring has attracted the attention of numerous clients. Five of them have already signed contracts to purchase. The latest sale was registered during the latest Miami Yachts show in February, during which Azimut displayed a considerable number of models as well as the…