1. Oceanco and Luiz De Basto introduce 90m concept Cosmos
Oceanco has presented its latest concept, 90m Cosmos, created in collaboration with designer Luiz De Basto. BMT Nigel Gee has teamed up with the Dutch shipyard to develop her hull.
The futuristic looking superyacht features a glass dome, that can be tinted according to the mood onboard, an open observation deck and a spa pool. Other alluring amenities include helipad on the foredeck and an aft-deck infinity pool.
2. Lionheart spotted in Ibiza
Benetti’s largest yacht to date, Lionheart, has been spotted in Ibiza.
Construction on the yacht had started back in January 2012, the shipyard later confirmed it started building a 90m yacht for a repeat client in February 2012. Launched in February, 90m Lionheart was built for British business tycoon, Philip Green, who took delivery of a 63m Benetti yacht by the same name in 2006, now known as Lioness V.
3. Sanlorenzo’s flagship Seven Sins arrives in Monaco
In January Sanlorenzo has shared the photo of its first 52Steel superyacht emerging from the build shed in Italy. Named Seven Sins, the yacht hit the water in the presence of her Belgian owner two weeks later. She has been recently delivered to Monaco, where the Italian yard hosted a party.
4. Feadship launch 73m Hasna for Australian owner
The 73-metre Hasna was launched for an Australian owner on Saturday, June 3, by Feadship, making it the first yacht ordered by an Australian customer in the Dutch shipyard’s history.
5. Sanlorenzo unveils SX88 crossover yacht
Sanlorenzo has unveiled first details of its new SX88 crossover yacht at a press conference in Milan. Measuring 27m, the yacht features interior by Piero Lissoni, who will collaborate with the yard to develop the rest of the SX range. As for the exterior, it has been penned by Officina Italiana Design.
Built from a GRP hull and carbonfibre superstructure, the yacht incorporates the best features of an explorer and a flybridge yacht. A particular attention was given by Sanlorenzo to the environment sustainability, with a specific care and sensibility to the environment where the yacht is operating and the one where is built. SX88’s construction process is based on low environment impact procedures and materials developed and tuned by Sanlorenzo. Thanks to the combination of high power lithium batteries with new lighting technologies, low consumption systems, efficient thermal insulation assured by the special new insulating glass fit on the windows, SX88 can use all the services on board for 4 to 8 hours at “zero emissions”. Because of these features Rina awarded SX88 with the Green Class.
6. Oceanco’s Jubilee returns from sea trials
Oceanco has launched Project Jubilee (Y714) on February 6. Measuring 110 metres, the largest vessel ever built in the Netherlands has been spotted in Rotterdam as she returned to the Dutch yard’s facility in Alblasserdam after undergoing sea trials.