Monaco Yacht Show must sees: part 3

7 September 2011 • Written by Tim Thomas, • Written by 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

Doubleshot | photo by Marc Paris

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

Told U So | photo by Thierry Ameller

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

73.6m Pegaso | courtesy of Moore Yacht Design/Pegaso

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

Motor yacht Prima at her launch

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

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.

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