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All the news you may have missed from the Monaco Yacht Show

2 October 2023 • Written by Dea Jusufi

Ushering in another sunny, successful end to the European boat show season, this year's Monaco Yacht Show saw a portfolio of exciting projects unfold. From new models from Ferretti Group to a dramatic debut from the freshly-refitted Carinthia VII, BOAT looks back at the news you may have missed... 

Benetti announces full-custom 85m Espen Øino-designed project

Italian shipyard Benetti revealed a new 85-metre superyacht design named Project Life. Conceived with al fresco living at its core, the concept lives up to its name by satisfying the way that clients really live on board. Project Life would feature a Francois Zuretti interior and Espen Øino exterior, marking the first collaboration between the shipyard and the Norwegian designer.

Read More/Benetti announces full-custom 85m Espen Øino-designed project during Monaco Yacht Show

Feadship debuts 83m green-minded concept Dunes 

Described as a "big leap" toward the shipyard's goal of "net zero superyachts", Feadship debuted its 83-metre eco-concept Dunes. This unconventional yacht is estimated to "eliminate up to 95 percent of the potential negative environmental factors associated with operating a superyacht" thanks to a series of innovative, eco-conscious design features.

Read More/Feadship debuts 83m green-minded concept Dunes at the Monaco Yacht Show

First look inside 38m Maori flagship K+

Italian shipyard Maori Yacht provided a first look at its flagship 125 model, the 38.2-metre motor yacht K+. Designed by Marco Ciampa, it eclipses the current Maori 80 flagship by more than 12 metres in length. Stand-out features include an 80-square-metre beach club and a dedicated wine cellar.

Read More/First look inside 38m Maori flagship K+

First look inside 97m Lürssen Carinthia VII following 10-month refit

Credit: Tom Van Oossanen

Following a comprehensive 300-day refit at Blohm + Voss, the 97.2-metre Lürssen superyacht Carinthia VII debuted her new look at the Monaco Yacht Show. Key alterations include the addition of an 11-metre pool on the aft deck and a brand new 85-square-metre gym on the bridge deck, as well as massive modifications to convert her into a commercially-certified vessel.

Read More/First look inside 97m Lürssen Carinthia VII following 10-month refit

Tankoa signs contract for new T560 Apache

Italian shipyard Tankoa Yachts announced the sale of a new 56-metre custom superyacht model, known as the T560 Apache. Sold by Fraser and commissioned by a young American couple, the model is a smaller iteration of the T760 Apache designed by Alberto Mancini and cultivates a "beach-style, home-away-from-home" aesthetic. 

Read More/Tankoa signs contract for new T560 Apache

Benetti introduces two new models and one new design feature

Benetti also announced the addition of two new models to its fleet (the Motopanfilo 45M and the B.Yond 55M) alongside a new deck design that follows in the footsteps of the successful Oasis deck. From the drawing boards of RWD, the Veranda Deck aims to reimagine the main saloon by completely eliminating the barrier between interior and exterior and has been designed for a "new generation of owners [who] love contact with the outdoors".

Read More/Benetti introduces two new models and one new design feature at Monaco Yacht Show 2023

Heesen presents 50m Project Grace

Dutch shipyard Heesen presented a new 49.9-metre concept called Project Grace. Interior and exterior design of the new model is by Harrison Eidsgaard and the studio's partner, Peder Eidsgaard, who presented the concept by live-sketching the yacht's profile during an exclusive event.

Read More/Heesen presents 50m Project Grace during Monaco Yacht Show

Second Sanlorenzo 57Steel makes world debut

The second hull in Sanlorenzo's 57Steel series made her international debut in Port Hercule, marking the first time the new line has been revealed to the world. Designed by Zuccon International Project, the 56.5-metre model features a 1,000GT+ interior spread across five decks, which is twice the volume of its predecessor, the 52Steel. Virtuosity was sold in May 2021 by Fraser and has now joined sistership Alma on the water.

Sunseeker unveils new 37m model

British yachtbuilder Sunseeker revealed a new 36.6-metre addition to its superyacht line: the Sunseeker 120. The yacht will bear many of the same hallmarks as its popular little sister, the Sunseeker 100, with key features including a large foredeck with a Jacuzzi and an enlarged cockpit with a bar.

Read More/Sunseeker 120: British yard reveals new 37m model during Monaco Yacht Show

The Italian Sea Group reveals four new projects 

Italian yachting giant The Italian Sea Group (TISG) revealed four new projects under its Tecnomar and Admiral brands. The largest and "most visionary" project is an 80-metre concept called Sea Flower, which sees Luca Dini and Studio Fuksas join forces to create the yacht's modern-looking profile.

Read More/The Italian Sea Group reveals four new projects at Monaco Yacht Show

Icon Yachts presents 64m concept Mission

Dutch yard Icon Yachts lifted the lid on a new 63.9-metre expedition yacht named Mission. The hardy explorer comes from the mind of Bernd Weel Design and would be capable of carrying six tenders and RIBS, plus a submersible for three passengers and an Airbus H130.

Read More/Icon Yachts presents 64m concept Mission

Ferretti Group reveals Custom Line Navetta 38 model

Custom Line, a brand of Ferretti Group, revealed a new 38-metre addition to the fleet, replacing the outgoing Navetta 37. The model also reunites Filippo Salvetti and Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, the design team behind the Custom Line 50 and Custom Line Navetta 30 models. Construction is already underway on the first hull with the second hull already sold.

Kurt Merki Jr. unveils 85m Symbiosis

Guided by the principle that yachts are "artificial islands" that, therefore, must be infused with nature, Swiss studio KMJ unveiled its new concept Symbiosis. Green highlights include a 140-square-metre garden with a dedicated irrigation system, a 100-metre hedgerow and a "tree of life" that sits at the heart of the dining and lounge area. The type of tree planted can be personalised per the owner's preference.

Second Riva 54 Metri flagship sold

Riva, a brand of the Ferretti Group, announced one of its largest orders to date with the sale of the second Riva 54 Metri. The 54-metre model is the result of collaboration between Officina Italiana Design and the Ferretti Group Engineering Department. While the flagship's profile shares the same design DNA with other members of the Riva fleet, it marks an evolution with softer lines and over 370 square metres of outdoor space.

Read More/Second Riva 54 Metri flagship sold

Golden Yachts teams up with Phathom Studio to reveal 65m concept Vesper

Greek shipyard Golden Yachts collaborated with Phathom Studio to reveal a 65-metre concept named Vesper. Designed to be "more akin to an architectural residence" than a superyacht, the design features a continuous link between decks, a wellness area that can be customised to contain a gym, day galley or juice bar and an impressive owner's cabin that spans a two-level apartment.

Read More/Golden Yachts teams up with Phathom Studio to reveal 65m concept Vesper

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