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The 10 biggest news stories from the Monaco Yacht Show 2022

3 October 2022 • Written by Sophia Wilson

With the world’s leading shipyards in attendance, Monaco Yacht Show saw the announcement of numerous concepts, new builds and updates on existing projects. In case you missed anything during the show BOAT has rounded up the top stories not to be missed….

1. Feadship reveals 85m concept Slice

Dutch yard Feadship used the Monaco Yacht Show to reveal a new 85 metre concept, called Slice, that “turns the inside out and the outside in”. Created by Studio de Voogt the design incorporates a long strip of glazing from bow to stern that allows light to flow through multiple decks. Other features include a 70-square-metre atrium, flanked by circular staircases, and a 10-metre multi-level pool on the aft deck.

Read More/Feadship unveils 85m concept Slice during the Monaco Yacht Show

2. Heesen and Winch Design join forces on explorer yacht concept XV67

Dutch yard Heesen and British based Winch Design have presented a 67 metre explorer yacht concept that offers high-latitude cruising capabilities without compromising on luxury. Called XV67, the yacht features muscular lines and a three-deck owner’s cabin with access to the crow's nest. Speaking during the announcement, Winch Design’s Jim Dixon said the concept had been created to meet a fresh demand for expedition-style yachts.

Read More/Monaco Yacht Show: Heesen and Winch Design unveil explorer yacht concept XV67

3. Silent Yachts discloses more details about flagship Silent 120

Austria-based shipyard Silent Yachts has revealed further details on the in-build Silent 120 model, which has been extended by six metres. Designed by Marco Casali, the multihull is scheduled for delivery in 2024 and now measures 36.7 metres in length. The yacht will offer an impressive interior volume of 499GT with more than 900 square metres of interior and exterior space.

Read More/New in-build Silent 120 Explorer to offer onboard aircraft and submarine

4. Rossinavi begins construction on 43m hybrid catamaran

Rossinavi’s 42.75 metre Sea Cat, which was first revealed during Miami Design Week 2021, is now under construction. A collaboration with Fulvio de Simoni Yacht Design, the build marks the first multihull project for the Italian yard. Solar energy is central to the design and the yacht will feature four different energy modes that can be utilised depending on the cruising demands of the owner.

Read More/Rossinavi begins construction on 43m hybrid catamaran

5. Sunseeker presents new tri-deck Ocean 460

British shipyard Sunseeker revealed a bold, new 42 metre semi-displacement model called the Ocean 460. The tri-deck design includes a near-vertical bow, with a daring new asymmetric, open-air beach club. The Ocean 460 offers 25 per cent more interior volume than her sister model, the 40 metre 131 Yacht, thanks to its 9.5 metre beam.

Read More/Monaco Yacht Show: Sunseeker reveals new tri-deck Ocean 460

6. Meyer Yachts reveals 210m concept TWO10

The superyacht division of Meyer Werft shipyard has displayed a new 210 metre concept, the second concept created since entering the superyacht market in 2021. Created by Meyer Yachts’ in-house team, highlights include a bow that can double up as a tennis court, a beach club that extends over two decks and a suspended infinity pool.

Read More/TWO10: 210m concept revealed by Meyer Yachts at Monaco Yacht Show

7. Benetti presents 85m custom Project Oro

Italian yard Benetti used the Monaco Yacht Show to showcase Project Oro, an 85 metre concept featuring a full-custom design by Giorgio M Cassetta. Based on the frequent design requests that the yard receives from prospective owners, Project Oro incorporates a large beach club with unfolding sea terraces and a 400-square-metre sundeck with lounging, dining and relaxation areas.

Read More/Benetti reveals interior details of 85m Project Oro during the Monaco Yacht Show

8.  Baglietto to build 60m flagship on speculation

The start of next year will see Italian shipyard Baglietto begin construction on its 60 metre flagship yacht, the T60. Based on the same lines as the T52, the largest yacht currently in production at the shipyard, the yacht’s design by Francesco Paszkowski includes floor-to-ceiling windows in both the main saloon and the upper deck and a 60-square-metre beach lounge featuring a swimming pool.

Read More/Baglietto sells first 60m flagship T60

9. Gulf Craft showcases 49m Majesty 160

Gulf Craft has revealed its new Majesty 160 model that has been designed by Cristiano Gatto. The 49 metre yacht will be the second largest project for the UAE-based shipyard. The new model is an “evolution” of the Majesty 155 and “follows the new design precedent of the Majesty line-up” according to Gulf Craft chairman Mohammed Hussein AlShaali.

Read More/Gulf Craft announces sale of first hull in 49m Majesty 160 series

10. Project UFO: ICON to begin work on 70m conversion project

Dutch shipbuilder ICON Yachts has started work on the conversion 66 metre rescue and support vessel that will be transformed into a 70 metre explorer yacht. Named Project UFO, the build will feature an interior designed by H2 Yacht Design and Ice Class classification. With a 3,000GT, Project UFO has a master suite and four convertible VIPs for a total of 12 guests for charter and 18 during private operations.

Read More/66m offshore vessel Project UFO arrives at Lürssen for conversion

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