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Opus | 20.82 m | 2011

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Camper and Nicholsons Partners with Nolimits in the Asia Pacific Region
Camper & Nicholsons has announced its exclusive partnership with Nolimits, marking a significant move to introduce Nolimits' exceptional yacht models to the Asia-Pacific region. This collaboration brings forth Nolimits' range of all-aluminium semi-custom yachts, ranging from 30 to 45 meters under 500GT, meticulously crafted by Fulvio de Simoni Yacht Design and renowned for their features typically seen on larger vessels.Featuring expansive panoramic windows, spacious hulls, multi-level cockpit areas, and expansive sundecks complete with windbreakers, the Nolimits fleet epitomizes a blend of transoceanic performance and enhanced fuel efficiency, making it ideal for extended voyages that seamlessly combine the allure of an explorer with the elegance of a superyacht.To complement these exceptional vessels, the exclusive interiors have been meticulously designed by Pininfarina, tailored specifically for the discerning Asian market. Pininfarina's interiors epitomize two core concepts that redefine the contemporary cruising experience. The first concept, poetic symmetry, embodies visual contrast, reflective surfaces, and fluid transitions of spaces to create a welcoming and modern ambiance. This is evident in the living areas of the vessel, where furnishings are strategically positioned to achieve a harmonious balance. NL 37The second concept draws inspiration from tradition, particularly Asian heritage, and innovation. It seamlessly blends Pininfarina's signature fluid lines with cutting-edge materials and artisanal craftsmanship, resulting in a soft and inviting atmosphere that adds a distinct character to each vessel in the fleet.Julien Solari, Chief Commercial Officer of Camper & Nicholsons in Asia, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "We are absolutely delighted to partner with the Rossi family in introducing Nolimits to the Asia-Pacific market. The Rossis are esteemed leaders in the Italian superyacht industry, renowned for their craftsmanship, engineering, and build quality, which resonate with both industry experts and seasoned owners alike."NL 45He added, "The combination of sub 500GT volumes, Pininfarina-designed interiors, and transatlantic range across all models in the series has garnered promising initial reactions from our clients. We look forward to representing Nolimits and offering their exceptional yachts to the discerning clientele in the Asia-Pacific region."Federico Rossi, Chief Operating Officer of Rossinavi, expressed his confidence in the partnership, emphasizing, "Camper & Nicholsons epitomizes excellence, bringing with them a wealth of experience and expertise to understand and cater to the customer's needs throughout the yacht-building process."He further noted, "The collaboration between Nolimits and Pininfarina embodies quintessential Made in Italy characteristics, including style, quality, and craftsmanship. Together, we are poised to deliver unparalleled yachting experiences and reaffirm our commitment to the market."Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
Bering 72 Delivered After Sea Trials
Bering Yachts has reached a significant milestone with the delivery of  its 22.2-meter explorer series. After a series of successful sea trials in Antalya, Turkey, the Bering 72 now sets the standard for expedition yachts in its class.Named the Bering 72, this model draws inspiration from classic expedition yachts, blending rugged design with modern functionality. Developed based on feedback from owners and captains of the Bering 65, this vessel epitomizes the essence of exploration and adventure.Sharing the same technical platform as its predecessor, the Bering 72 boasts the familiar rugged, expedition-style lines that have come to define Bering Yachts' offerings. Spread across three decks, its living areas include a spacious saloon and a full-beam galley on the main deck. Accommodation comprises three cabins and a luxurious full-beam master suite forward, although future units can be customized to include additional cabins to accommodate five or six guests.The yacht also features a flybridge wet bar, a generously sized swimming platform on the lower deck, and ample storage for two tenders, ensuring both comfort and convenience for extended voyages.Equipped with a 24,000-liter fuel capacity, the B72 boasts an impressive non-stop range of over 4,000 nautical miles at a cruising speed of eight knots. With a maximum speed of 10 knots, the yacht offers a smooth and serene sailing experience, with minimal noise and vibration even at full throttle.Following the delivery of the first B72, Bering Yachts has already begun work on the second vessel in the series, which was recently initiated after being sold to an American client. Bering Yachts designs and builds semi-custom, steel-hulled expedition yachts and luxury trawler yachts ranging in size from 20m to 45m. Bering Yachts employ over 200 skilled craftsmen in our modern shipbuilding facility in Antalya, Turkey. Credits: Bering Yachts
70MT Milano Introduced by Tankoa
Tankoa and Nauta Design revealed the brand new project Milano, which marks an exciting expansion of the Tankoa range and underscores the boutique shipyard's commitment to fostering innovative partnerships with renowned designers. “This project means a further step in the growth and consolidation phase that makes Tankoa one of the top players in the construction of luxury megayachts,” says Vincenzo Poerio, CEO of Tankoa Yachts. “Fusing cutting-edge technology with meticulous attention to details, the 70mt Milano embodies our vision for excellence. Collaborating with Nauta Design, with whom we share a rich history of mutual respect and friendship spanning three decades, is truly gratifying.Project Milano is drawing inspiration from the city itself, which mirrors various aspects of the endeavor. As the birthplace of Nauta Design and synonymous with elegance, aesthetic sensibility, and intelligent design, Milan serves as a fitting symbol for the collaboration—a place where creative ideas materialize into tangible realities.Measuring an impressive 70 meters in length overall, with a beam of 11.80 meters and a draft of 3.50 meters, the project boasts clean lines that exude purity and balance. These modern and refined exteriors reflect a timeless design inherent to Tankoa and Nauta's DNA.At the heart of Milano lies a magnificent stern area designed to captivate from the outset. This space includes a superb beach club featuring a convertible gym, a sauna, and massage room, alongside folding hull platforms that open at sea level. An exquisite swimming pool adorns the exterior, complemented by an expansive sun lounging area fully customizable to the owner's preferences.A key feature of Milano is the single-tier diesel-electric engine room located on the under-lower deck, facilitating direct access from the guest accommodation to the beach club. The lower deck houses four guest suites, a garage for water toys, crew facilities, and crew cabins, while the main deck features open-air lounges, saloons, dining areas, and VIP staterooms.Dedicated entirely to the owner's indulgence, the upper deck boasts a vast master stateroom with breathtaking views, complemented by private amenities. The bridge deck offers additional guest amenities, including a cinema room and outdoor lounges, while the sundeck provides a perfect setting to relish panoramas.Embracing sustainable technologies, the Milano project features a diesel-electric propulsion system, powered by variable speed generators and e-motors. Additionally, the yacht will be equipped with fuel cells, partnering with leading suppliers to integrate methanol fuel cells, ensuring sustainability, comfort, and safety. This initiative remains open to future advancements in hydrogen storage technologies. Tankoa was founded in 2007 and began production in 2008. A true “boutique shipyard”, focused on building semi-custom and custom constructions 45-meter and up.Credits: Tankoa
Ocean Alexander’s 35M Puro To Debut at Palm Beach International Boat Show
Ocean Alexander has announced the launch of our groundbreaking Puro series, featuring the debut of the 35P model at the upcoming 2024 Palm Beach International Boat Show. The Ocean Alexander 35P epitomizes the brand's enduring legacy, embodying innovative design and superior functionality. Crafted through a collaboration between renowned Italian designer Giorgio M. Cassetta and naval architect Andrea Agrusta of NavalHEAD, this yacht offers a perfect blend of opulent entertaining spaces, sleek aesthetics, and unmatched seaworthiness.Dan Mundy, Head of Global Operations at Ocean Alexander, expressed excitement about the debut, stating, "The 35P embodies our dedication to pushing the boundaries of luxury and innovation, offering an unmatched yachting experience."With a length of 134.6m and a beam of 7.44 m, the 35P ensures ample space and stability on the water. Powered by Twin MAN® engines, each delivering 2000 HP, combined with a Twin Kohler® 55 KW generator, the yacht promises unmatched performance and reliability. Its significant fuel capacity of 19,040 liters allows for extensive cruising ranges.Inside, the 35P offers accommodations for ten guests, featuring state-of-the-art technology and bespoke amenities that cater to the most discerning tastes. The yacht seamlessly combines comfort and elegance, ensuring a truly exceptional onboard experience.Enthusiasts can explore the 35P's distinctive features at the Palm Beach International Boat Show, where exclusive dealers MarineMax Yachts and Alexander Marine USA will provide detailed insights. Ocean Alexander is a family business. Two generations of one family have guided the shipyard for almost four decades. With manufacturing in Taiwan, Ocean Alexander is consistently one of the top selling brands for large yachts in the U.S. and currently produces models ranging from 26 to 36 meters in length. Credits: Ocean Alexander
55m Madiz Listed for Sale
Camper & Nicholsons has announced that historic yacht Madiz is now offered for sale. The esteemed vessel, now represented by senior sales broker Jean-Marie Recamier and yacht sales advisor Jessica Ruez, is set to captivate the discerning market with its rich heritage and timeless elegance.Originally crafted in 1902 by Ailsa Shipbuilding in Troon, Scotland, Madiz stands as a testament to maritime craftsmanship and enduring allure. As the largest classic motor yacht currently available for sale at 55.4 meters, Madiz holds a distinguished position in nautical history.Boasting Lloyd's classification, Madiz has weathered the passage of time with grace, earning the distinction of being the oldest vessel in operation of its kind. Commissioned by James Coates Jnr and designed by the legendary G.L. Watson, Madiz was conceived as a mothership to complement Coates' majestic sailing yacht.Throughout its storied journey, Madiz served in various capacities, including duty in the Royal Navy Auxiliary Patrol Service during World War I. Resuming its role in pleasure yachting post-war, Madiz traversed the Mediterranean under the ownership of the Hon. John North before finding a home in the care of Greek businessman Costas Keletsekis.Under Keletsekis' stewardship, Madiz underwent a comprehensive refit in 2003, restoring its classic charm while ensuring compliance with Lloyd's Register standards. Acquired by its current owners in 2010, Madiz has since been meticulously maintained, preserving its original features while embracing modern comforts.Today, Madiz stands as a beacon of classic yachting, offering accommodation for 14 guests across seven cabins and being powered by two Mercedes 250Hp engines. The vessel has a dedicated crew of 10 and a complement of tenders, including a 6m Riva Superflorida.Available for viewings by appointment in Perama, Greece, Madiz invites prospective buyers to embark on a journey through maritime history while experiencing the timeless allure of classic style yachting.Credits: Camper & Nicholsons