The Ancona-based shipyard is ready to build a new Made-in-Italy yacht Ancona, 13 July 2015 – CRN, Shipyard specialized in steel and aluminum Superyacht construction measuring between 50 and 90 metres in length, has signed a new contract for the construction of a 50 m Superconero. The new mega yacht, whose naval engineering project has been developed by CRN Engineering in cooperation with design firm Zuccon International Project, is a steel and aluminium 50-metre-long and 9-metre-wide displacement yacht falling within the 500 GRT class. The 50 m Superconero will include all the main systems and solutions developed by CRN over the years, such as the balcony that can be enjoyed even while cruising, the opening terrace on the sea to relax when at anchor, the…
At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show Lürssen is proud to present Ester III, a brand new 66 metre yacht. Ester III, delivered by Lürssen in autumn 2014, is a sleek, 66-metre yacht that combines a truly authentic classic interior and unusual deck layout with a unique, distinct and masculine external profile. Ester III's interior, designed by Reymond Langton Design, includes a hand-carved leather artwork running through the main stairwell and benefits from a glass lift running from the lower to the top deck. A big swimming pool aft, a proper helicopter landing pad, positioned above the wheelhouse, and two separate, external dining locations, combined with large windows and a near vertical bow all contribute to this unique look, designed by Espen Øino International under guidance…
Monday, 06 July 2015 12:05

To The Moon and Back

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 14:45

Alloy Yachts Launches AY54

From the Land of the Long White Cloud, the New Zealand based, Alloy Yachts launched their latest build, the 44.1m HEY JUDE. At just under 500gt, AY54 slipped into the water in front of 300+ Alloy Yachts employees, invited VIP guests and the yacht’s owners. Designed by Sam Sorgiovanni with an interior by Redman Whitely Dixon, HEY JUDE is the first Sorgiovanni design that the yard has built. Tony Hambrook commented that the Design team along with the owner’s representative, David McQueen and yacht Captain Paul Maguire were a confident team of vast experience - able to make decisions and action developments based on their extensive knowledge of the owners and of the boat building process. The owner’s representative, David McQueen said in a speech…
ANTALYA, TURKEY – For the first time this year, Sunrise Yachts had the opportunity to showcase a yacht at the leading American boat show. M/Y "Atomic" was received with enthusiasm by more than 300 visitors, including 17 super yacht owners. North-­‐ and South-­‐American visitors alike were greatly intrigued by the full-­‐displacement, steel and aluminum luxury motor yacht with genuine sea-­‐worthy qualities, outstanding volumes and remarkable fuel efficiency. Guillaume Roché, Sunrise Yachts co-­‐founder and CEO, stated: "We are very proud of the quality achieved with M/Y "Atomic", which is bringing us one – great – step closer to our objectives in term of engineering and construction standards. We intend to continue improving with every project we are currently building and we look forward to exhibiting our…
Ancona, 26th June 2014 – M/Y Chopi Chopi 80 m, flagship of CRN, part of the Ferretti Group specialising in the construction of fully-customized displacement megayachts, made of steel and aluminium, from 40 to 90 metres, is the co-protagonist of Fiat’s international advertising campaign, created for the launch of the new Fiat 500 Cult into the European market. The flagsgip of the shipyard is displayed in all its majesty in the “Yacht” commercial, created by the Leo Burnett agency and directed by Ago Panini (Alto Verbano production), an ironic look at the juxtraposition between simplicity and luxury. The commercial sees two important international icons of ‘Made in Italy’, Fiat 500 and CRN M/Y Chopi Chopi, brought together for the first time in an elegant and…
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 14:15

Heesen superyacht project Necto sold

Heesen Yachts has announced that the first 45m fly bridge vessel YN 17145 – Project Necto – is sold. This powerful sportster, the largest built by a Northern European shipyard, will be capable of thundering along at an impressive 30 knots thanks to her well-engineered all-aluminium semi-displacement hull and twin MTU 16V 4000 M73L engines. Speed and power combined with uncompromised luxury and comfort are the characteristics of this semi-displacement yacht that will have a range of 2.750Nm at 12 knots. Frank Laupman of Omega Architects has created the exterior lines of the yacht. True to form Laupman has interpreted the Dutch shipyard DNA with a touch of innovation by introducing the ‘knuckle’ – a design element that interrupts the line of the raked bow and…
At the end of May 2014 JFA Yachts delivered WindQuest, the 1st Long Island 85, a 85-foot catamaran. This fast cruising catamaran is the first of a semi-custom “Long Island” series. The hulls are aluminium-built while the deck is in composite material. They have been assembled by bonding. This method has been chosen with the naval architect Marc Lombard, to save weight when keeping aluminium hulls. This 85’ catamaran offers spaces and performs like a 100’-110’ monohull but with a reduced draught, more comfort and increased stability. Fitted with a carbon mast and boom, her sail area is that of a high performance sailing yacht. The hydraulic winches installed on the flybridge are well-suited to manoeuvring with a reduced crew. This yacht is equipped with…
Since the recent official announcement of the sale of Tankoa S693, things have been moving quickly at Tankoa's state-of-the-art facility in Genova, Italy. With its recent partnership with Michel Karsenti's Yacht-Ology, Tankoa has been working on two fronts, pushing production on S693 and new models developments aside. As of May the 27th, 2014, Tankoa is proud to announce that construction of S693 is ahead of its production schedule by almost two weeks. 1. The new stainless steel built transom has been completed and fairing has been started on it. 2. Faring on the hull and the superstructure is 85% completed and paint primers will start being applied early June. 3. Exterior decks are in the process of being leveled and this task is now 70%…
Azimut 77S, the new model in the S Collection by Azimut Yachts, is making its world debut at the autumn 2014 Cannes boat show. With four boats already sold even before its launch, the 77S sets the new standard for sport boats. Naturally, it is Made in Italy. Four boats sold in pre-launch: the Azimut 77S seems to have already taken the road to success in the wake of his younger brother Azimut 55S, the best-selling of which, two years after the launch, were produced as many as 40 units. The yacht embodies that special synthesis of stylistic innovation, technology, and functionality found in all the Italian boatyard's latest models. The pivoting stern platform for maximum flexibility, the wave-piercing vertical bow – for the first…

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