May 20, 2019

New Model: Princess F50

Princess present the new F50 flybridge which completes and continues the rapid and dramatic overhaul of the F Class range.  The new Princess F50 is based and a replacement of the F49, and combines classic Princess flybridge qualities of innovative use of space, focus on quality of design and manufacture, and performance and sea-keeping. The F50 joins the F45, F55, F62 and F70 to complete the all-new line up of five classic flybridge yachts.  Princess is currently the UK's best-selling brand of flybridge motor yachts coming out of the UK, thank to the recent product development.  The new Princess F50 delivers a three cabin lower deck interior with a luxurious full beam master stateroom taking center stage, plus a forward cabin and an additional twin guest cabin.  The F50 is build with advanced resin-infused hull with a structural form that provides vital functions and technical sea-keeping advantages, helping to optimise lift and reducing drag whilst underway. Combined with a pair of Volvo 600hp engines and IPS pod drive propulsion, the new F50 delivers engaging performance and handling, with a top speed of up to 36 knots.
Technical Data:
LOA - 15.55 m (51ft)
Hull Length - 15.3 m 
Beam - 4.34 m
Draft - 1.25 m at full load
Displacement - 19200 kg half load
Fuel Capacity - 1850 l
Water Capacity - 410 l
Engines - 2 x Volvo D8 600hp
Propulsion - Volvo IPS800 dual propeller forward looking pod drives
Speed - 36 knots max
Construction - resin infusion
Project - Bernard Olesinski

May 19, 2019

Improve-it = Tankoa 50m S501

Tankoa is delighted to announce that the 50m Tankoa S501 Hybrid, previously named S502 Elettra has been successfully launched at the Genoa shipyard.  Following final fit out and dock trials, the yacht will undergo intensive sea trials prior to delivery to her European owner, in time for the summer season and for the official World debut at 2019 Monaco Yacht Show in end September.  Based on a similar design to Vertige, the first in Tankoa's 50-metre series, S501 Hybrid differs from her predecessor under five key aspects.  The most importnat is that the Tankoa S501 hull number two is powered with hybrid propulsion package.  But the S501 number also features a five cabin layout with a main deck owner’s suite and four guest cabins on the lower deck, while the galley is on the main deck instead of the lower deck of hull.   The foredeck of S501 number two also features a touch-and-go helipad.  Tankoa S501 number two has been developed together with the owner.

May 18, 2019

New Model: Riva 50 Mt

A 50-meter-long dream is now a yacht of boundless beauty. Named “Race” by her owner, she was the star of a theatrical launch at the Riva Superyachts Division shipyard in Ancona.  Riva 50 mt realizes the dream of Carlo Riva who, in the 1960s and senties, driven by his brilliantly ambitious desire to exceed every limit, created the famous Caravelle and Atlantic series steel motor yachts of which Riva 50 mt is the worthy heir, with her peerless standards of aesthetics, style and innovation.  At 50 meters long and with a maximum beam of 9 meters, she offers an outstanding experience at sea, featuring comfort, elegance, care over detail and exceptional yacht building expertise. These are values that have made Riva a legend in the international yachting world. The masterpiece from Riva Superyachts Division is a cutting-edge work of naval engineering, bringing together the most advanced technological solutions and unmistakable styling to satisfy the refined tastes and demanding expectations of her Italian owner.  Majestic in her elegance, Riva 50 mt is a product of the partnership between Officina Italiana Design, the firm headed by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta that designs the entire Riva range on an exclusive basis and the engineering team selected to design the new Riva super yachts with the Ferretti Group Product Strategy Committee.  This simply means that expectations are growing for the new Riva 50 mt, which will make its official debut in June against the spectacular backdrop of the Venice Boat Show, before going on to attend the Monaco Yacht Show 2019.
Technical Data:
LOA - 49 m (160.9ft)
Beam - 9 m
Draft - 2.65 m
Displacement - 450,000 kg loaded
Fuel Capacity - 48500 l
Water Capacity - 12500 l
Engines - 2 x Mtu 8V4000 M63 1360hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 15 knots max 14 knots cruise
Project - Officina Italiana Design of Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta

May 17, 2019

Project: Formula 380 Super Sport Crossover

Formula present the project for the 380 Super Sport Crossover, that continues the US builder open-bow, full-cabin crossover legacy, now six models strong, from the 330 CBR to the 430 SSC/ASC.  The 380’s bloodline is evident in its SmartZone design that utilizes every square inch for a variety of entertainment possibilities. The single level deck offers a seamless transition to the bow from the full-width hardtop with top-to-bottom windshield and exclusive sliding bow window. Triple command seating, two distinct lounge areas aft plus the outdoor kitchen bring a full boating experience, from exhilarating ride to easy conversation. For relaxing at the sandbar or cove, head aft to the convertible rear-facing sun lounge and available hydraulic or stationary extended Water Sport swim platform.  The 380 Super Sport Crossover cabin provides a completely residential experience with convertible dinette/sleeping berth plus aft stateroom bed, stand-up head compartment and lower kitchen with sink and microwave.  The 380 SSC incorporates FAS3Tech multi-step 21 degrees deadrise deep Vee hull technology with a molded structural grid to deliver the sure-footed performance that is a Formula hallmark.  The Formula 380 Super Sport Crossover will be powered by standard twin Mercruiser 430hp or optional 520hp engines, in gas petrol and stern drive propulsion.  

May 16, 2019

New Model: Sealine F430

Sealine continues to present new models aiming to increase its market share in the middle size cruiser market.  The Sealine F430 is build around the same profile of the C430 with the addition of a flybridge up top.  F is for flybridge means you have a second helm and another entertainment area up top.  The flybridge of the Sealine F430 features a helm station to starboard, companion way settee to port side, L-shape dinette, and wet bar with grill looking aft.  The Sealine F430 is a two or three cabins flybridge cruiser and is powered by standard twin Volvo 300hp engines, and or optional 370hp or 435hp engines.
Technical Data:
LOA - 13.55 m (44.5ft)
Hull Length - 11.7 m
Beam - 4.20 m
Draft - 1.25 m
Displacement - 13.5 t
Fuel Capacity - 1100 l
Water Capacity - 450 l
Max Persons - 12
Accommodation - four berths in two cabins, or six berths in three cabins
Engines - 2 x Volvo D4 300hp, D6 370hp, D6 435hp
Propulsion - Volvo forward looking dual propeller IPS pod drives
Speed -  23 knots with Volvo 300hp, 28 knots with 370hp, 32 knots with 435hp
Construction - Sandwich construction with Isophtalic gelcoat and Vinilester resinc
Certification - CE B, data with ISO 8666

May 15, 2019

Project: Marquis 42

Marquis present the project for a new 42 run about sport cruiser.  This is an innovative project from the USA boat builder, who since its founding has build its name for cutting edge very modern designed sport cruiser, sport yachts, and motor yachts.  So far Marquis is very tight lipped on this new model, what we know is that the boat will feature a cutting edge feel to each detail of its design.  Launching is for the Fort Lauderdale boat show in November 2019.

May 14, 2019

New Model: Spencer 50 Jet Drives

It is a bit of a pity that information from possibly the most busy of Custom boat builders, Spencer yachts is a bit hard to come by.  They are so busy building them that it is hard for them to tell us what is happening.  The Spencer 50 Jet Drives is another of those unique project which the Wanchese North Carolina boat builder builds every now and then.  It is a revolution for featuring Jet propulsion but also for its looks and design.  The Spencer 50 Jet Drives was launched in the fall of 2018 and is a sportfish yacht which jumps in the future while taking the past and tradition with it.  
Technical Data:
LOA - 17.06 m (56ft)
Draft - 0.68 m exl drives
Engines - 2 x Cats 12.9 1000hp
Propulsion - MJP 350 H Jet Drives
Speed - 50 knots max
Project - Paul Spencer

May 13, 2019

Project: Fountaine Pajot Power 67

Fountaine Pajot present the project for a new 67 feet Power range flagship.  Designed by Berret-Racoupeau the Fountaine Pajot Power 67 is all about offering endless space, and a long cruiser ability.  The Fountaine Pajot Power 67 is also about choices, with two main deck options, and four lower deck options.  The lower deck options are vast and go from a standard four cabin layouts, to a galley down option, and a five cabins layout.  There is also the choice in all layouts to include two other crew cabins in the forward part of each hull. The owners cabin is located to starboard hull and takes a huge chuck of the size of this hull.  The Fountaine Pajot Power 67 will be powered by twin 435hp diesel engines, and will have a range of up to 1700 nautical miles, with four thousand liters of fuel capacity.

May 12, 2019

Web: Aguti New Web Site

Aguti from Langenargen Germany presents its new World wide web virtual showroom.  The story of Aguti is very different to other boat builders with its founder Andreas Grieger founding a vehicle seat company in 1993.  Since then Aguti has entered other market segments as design in 2004, yachts in 2006, and 2012 for interior furnishings.  In 2006 Aguti founder Andrea Grieger previous stint in boat as a boat builder and the new 2003 Langenargen Lake Constance location prompt the company to start designing the first 20M sport yacht.  The Aguti 20M is launched in 2009 and is a custom high end sport yacht based on traditional lines.  Since then Aguti has launched two other projects for a 10M and 12M models.  Aguti's new website takes you around with the following buttons; Automotive, Interior, Yachts, Design, Companies, Contact, and Search.  Aguti is also present on social media with buttons on top of the page taking you to its; Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Youtube pages. 

May 11, 2019

Project: Sunseeker 161 Yacht

Sunseeker’s new 161 Yacht project enters the famous British marquee in the fifty meter size and follows the brand’s iconic exterior lines and offers exceptional space and volume. This new Sunseeker flagship following the announcement of the cooperation with Dutch builder Icon yachts for building bigger Sunseeker. The theme throughout is one of space and flexibility, maximizing volume and providing compelling features to enhance enjoyment on board. Many of these features are usually only associated with larger craft including the plunge pool on the main deck and the exceptional beach club with drop down bulwarks and transom to create an incredible space for relaxing or entertaining close to the water. The opulent interior spaces can be styled to each owner’s unique taste. Standard guest configuration is for ten guests in five cabins, with scope for up to twelve to be accommodated depending upon layout chosen. Hull one is due for launch in Spring 2021, with construction apparently taking place at Icon Yachts in Holland.  Construction will be of alloy while hull is of fast displacement type allowing for speeds up to twenty knots.