Monaco Yacht Show must sees: part 3
by Tim Thomas and Caroline White
Our build-up to the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show continues with five more of our top yachts visiting the event. Don’t miss the Tecnomar milestone Doubleshot, the dream charter Told U So or Italian yard Palumbo’s ambitious debut launch the Columbus 177 Prima.
11. _Doubleshot _| Stand T18, T central
For the first yacht off the line under Tecnomar’s new management, Ioanna Marinopoulos has combined daring design and art deco styling to create a family-friendly yacht that heralds a reinvigoration of the popular Velvet 36m. She is worth viewing for a taste of the exciting things to come from the builder.
12. Told U So | Stand E13, Quai Etats-Unis
From the man behind the ultra-exclusive Molori Private Retreats, the totally custom interior layout and thoughtful design of this non-standard Benetti Vision 145 mean it will offer charter guests an unrivalled experience.
13. Pegaso | Stand T38, T central
This interesting H2 Yacht Design-styled 73.6m explorer yacht from the Freire yard in Vigo may well turn a few heads. She has a range of 10,000 nautical miles and can reach a maximum of 17 knots. Her Mark Berryman designed interior can accommodate 12 guests and 27 crew.
Pegaso is listed for sale with Fraser Yachts.
14. Columbus 177 _Prima _| Stand E06, Quai Etats-Unis
At 54m, this yacht is an ambitious debut launch for Italian yard Palumbo – designed by Hydro Tec, the Columbus 177 Prima has been built to ABS and RINA Green Star Plus classifications. She’s listed for sale by Fraser Yachts asking €24.5 million.
15. Zaliv III
Unusually, this 50m Mondo Marine – styled by Studio Vafiadis with a Luca Dini interior – boasts two impressive owners’ suites and a saloon that can be converted to a table tennis arena. Twin 3,650hp MTUs give a top speed of 23 knots.