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Custom Line Launches Three Superyachts in Less Than a Month
The Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard in Ancona has launched three new Custom Line superyachts in less than a month.At OneLaunched on April 10, M/Y At One is the nineteenth hull of the Custom Line Navetta 30. The launch ceremony was attended by the owner and their family, along with the Custom Line team. The yacht, measuring 28.43 meters in length and 7.3 meters in beam, features design work from ACPV Architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel for the interiors and Filippo Salvetti for the exteriors. The Custom Line Atelier provided interior design consulting to align with the owner’s style preferences. The yacht’s design includes a combination of muted and bright colors, and materials such as nubuck leather and matt-finish white travertine marble.Queen J IIIOn April 24, the thirty-first hull of the Custom Line Navetta 33, named M/Y Queen J II, was launched. This 33-meter-long yacht with a 7.52-meter beam features a design collaboration between the Strategic Product Committee and the Ferretti Group Engineering Department, supported by the Custom Line Atelier. The yacht boasts a bulbous bow for enhanced seaworthiness and stability, with a range of up to 2,000 nautical miles. Its interiors use a palette of brown, burgundy, bronze, black, and lava grey, with materials including white travertine marble, American walnut, and leather.Our Red Sea The Custom Line 106’, named M/Y Our Red Sea, was launched on May 6. This is the twenty-first hull in the brand’s planing line, designed for an owner based in the Middle East. The yacht, measuring 32.82 meters in length and 7.4 meters in beam, features exterior styling by the Ferretti Group Engineering Department and interior design by the Custom Line Atelier. The yacht’s design emphasizes natural light, neutral colors, and fine materials such as Taj Mahal and Calacatta Gold marble, nubuck leather, and maple wood.These launches demonstrate Custom Line’s ongoing commitment to design, innovation, and meeting the specific preferences of yacht owners worldwide.The Ferretti Group, led by Chief Executive Officer Alberto Galassi, is now one of the world’s leaders in the construction and sale of luxury yachts and pleasure vessels, with a unique portfolio of brands: Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing, Itama, Mochi Craft, CRN, Custom Line and Wally.Credit: Ferretti Group
Greenline Yachts: Promoting Sustainable Yachting with Over 1,000 Yachts Sold
Greenline Yachts, a Slovenian shipyard known for its hybrid propulsion technology, has announced the sale of over 1,000 yachts since its inception in 2008. The company has developed a philosophy of responsible yachting, offering a range of eight hybrid models from 39 to 58 feet.Greenline Yachts fleetThe company, founded by Vladimir Zinchenko, has focused on sustainable yachting solutions, launching its first model, the Greenline 33, in 2008. The Greenline 33 Hybrid quickly became popular, leading to the introduction of several other models, including the Greenline 40 Hybrid, the Greenline 48, and the Greenline 58 Fly. The current lineup includes eight models, all featuring hybrid propulsion systems designed to reduce environmental impact.Greenline 58 FlyGreenline Yachts' hybrid propulsion technology, known as the 6G H-Drive serial diesel-electric powertrain, has been in development since 2008 and is now in its sixth generation. This system allows for significant fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, appealing to customers who prioritize ecological responsibility.Greenline 48 Fly“Our customers seek to immerse themselves in nature while preserving it,” said Zinchenko. “They value ecological responsibility and a low environmental impact. Our range of hybrid yachts allows them to do that, and we are seeing a sharp rise in inquiries as the market changes.”Greenline 40Greenline Yachts' design ethos emphasizes efficiency, featuring "superdisplacement" hulls that provide stability and economy at various speeds. The yachts can operate in electric mode for 20-25 nautical miles and use diesel engines for longer passages, with the ability to recharge batteries during travel. The yachts also feature extensive solar panels, lithium batteries, and inverters, allowing for extended stays without needing to start the engine or generator.Greenline Yachts fleetThe shipyard has also integrated sustainable practices into its construction process, using recycled PET plastic in hull reinforcement and vacuum infusion techniques to ensure precise material use. Offcuts from interior fit-outs are repurposed into heating pellets, and leftover foam is used for home insulation by a neighboring company. Marketing materials have been minimized and are produced from recycled or sustainable sources.Greenline 48 Fly“Navigating over 250,000 miles and working as a yacht dealer taught me about environmental respect and what boaters want,” said Zinchenko. “Greenline Yachts proves you can build a yacht responsibly while ensuring comfort and safety.”Greenline Yachts is introducing annual awards to recognize owners who demonstrate significant strides in responsible yachting. These awards will celebrate achievements such as the highest amount of solar power generated and the most electric engine hours logged.Credits: Greenline Yachts
First Look Inside 35m Superyacht Designed by Sergio Cutolo
The interiors of a unique 35.4-meter superyacht designed by Sergio Cutolo have been unveiled. Currently under construction at Bee Yacht's shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey, the yacht is set for delivery in July 2024.Inspired by expedition vessels, the yacht features a full-displacement hull, sheltered decks, and a build combining steel and aluminum. Engineering is provided by Hydro Tec, while Dragoni Design Lab in Varese, Italy, is responsible for the interior styling.The yacht offers accommodation across five cabins, including a full-beam owner's cabin on the main deck. The interiors are modern and airy, with the main saloon benefiting from floor-to-ceiling glazing. Renderings show a color palette of white, cream, and green, complemented by statement lighting fixtures and integrated LEDs.The main saloon is designed with sofa seating, armchairs, and a formal dining area for 10 guests. The aft deck, accessible through sliding glass doors, features a hot tub and steps leading down to a large, fixed bathing platform.The skylounge is styled in autumnal shades, with brown and cream furniture, mirrored tables, and cool-toned wood flooring. It includes amenities such as a wine fridge, a bar, al fresco dining, and sun loungers on the upper deck.The sundeck is partially shaded by the yacht's hardtop and includes two lounge areas and a sit-up bar for five guests. Additionally, there is a small sofa and coffee table area located at the bow.Key specifications include a volume just below 300GT and a beam of 7.7 meters. Zero speed stabilizers enhance comfort both underway and at anchor.The project is available for sale through Ocean Independence.Credits: Ocean Independence
Extra Yachts Announces Sale of First X90 Fast Unit
Extra Yachts has announced the sale of the first unit of the X90 Fast, with delivery expected in summer 2025. The client was introduced by Kristina Falkone of Aberton Yachts, marking the third joint deal between EXTRA Yachts and Aberton Yachts, following agreements for two X96 Triplex hulls.The X90 Fast, designed by Milan-based studio Hot Lab, features distinctive lines and concealed windows that allow for a sleek profile and natural light inside. This 27-metre yacht, part of the renewed EXTRA range, is constructed entirely in GRP and boasts a practical layout.The interior includes a spacious living room separated from the stern cockpit by a galley with up/down windows, providing a partition and functioning as a transit area for the crew. The crew quarters are located forward of the engine room, and the sun deck is accessible via an external walkway, leaving the fore lounge and wheelhouse free for guests. The lounge layout offers options for an indoor dining table or a relaxation area with a bar.Outdoor areas are a highlight of the X90 Fast, with 86 square meters of space designed for easy interaction with the sea and environment. The cockpit features a dining table for 8-10 people, a living area with a C-shaped sofa, a sunbathing spot, and a bathing section at the water surface. The sun deck includes a sunbathing spot, dining and relaxation area, and a fully equipped bar, with an optional second helm station and T-Top. The main deck forward can be outfitted with a C-shaped sofa and an optional hot tub with a sun pad.The yacht's interior is available in two variants using natural wood and a color palette of white and natural wood with glass inserts. The design emphasizes views of the outside, with structural furniture that feels lighter. Below deck, there are four double cabins with private bathrooms, including a master cabin amidships that takes advantage of the 7.1-meter beam. The crew quarters accommodate four people in two cabins with private bathrooms.The propulsion system features three IPS 1350 Volvo Penta engines, allowing the yacht to reach a maximum speed of 30 knots, a cruising speed of 24 knots, and a range of 1,000 nautical miles at 12 knots.Extra Yachts specializes in the development of yachts with a strong personality. Its distinctive lines are combined in a variety of motor yacht models ranging from 76' to 130' and a 30-meter motor catamaran. Developed thanks to the advanced technical experience of ISA Yachts, Extra offers customers all the advantages of being part of the Palumbo Superyachts network.Credits: Extra Yachts
Palm Beach Motor Yachts Partners with 52 Super Series Regattas in Newport
For the first time in its 13-year history, the 52 Super Series is set to take place in Newport, Rhode Island. The upcoming XS 52 Super Series Newport Trophy will be held from June 10-16, followed by the Rolex TP52 World Championship from July 15-20, both hosted by the New York Yacht Club.Palm Beach GT60Palm Beach Motor Yachts will support both regattas. The company, founded by yachtsman Mark Richards in Sydney, is known for its performance-focused motor yachts. Inspired by classic yacht design, Palm Beach Motor Yachts offers a range of nine models from 42 to 70 feet, known for being lighter, stronger, and more fuel-efficient than other motor yachts.Popular among sailors for their performance and handling, Palm Beach Motor Yachts are also noted for their high standard of finish, exotic materials, and practical features. For the Newport events, Palm Beach Motor Yachts will supply two vessels: the high-performance Palm Beach GT60 and the Palm Beach 70. These boats will be used exclusively by selected guests during the regattas.Palm Beach PB70“The 52 Super Series represents the type of competitive spirit and drive for excellence that we appreciate,” said Mark Richards, founder, CEO, and Chief Designer of Palm Beach Motor Yachts. “We’re proud to be a sponsor when the 52 Super Series comes to Newport and will make our performance-focused Palm Beach GT60 and flagship Palm Beach 70 available. Come see us!”A boatbuilding business was launched by Mark Richards in 1995. Today, the company builds a variety of models, including their Classic Series, comprised of the 42, 45, 50, 52, 55, 65, and 70, and the sporty GT Series, which includes the GT50 and GT60. Credits: Palm Beach Motor Yachts