Stepping aboard, passengers feel at home in Clarity, which protects from the midday heat while delivering eye-popping views.
Cannes is hardly unfamiliar with pomp and pageantry. The Yachting Festival has over 650 yachts this year and will debut new launches.
With apologies to the AC/DC lads, Maritimo’s delightful new M75 gets the nod as this year’s top Thunder From Down Under. More than two decades in the making, the Aussie builder’s new flagship takes everything that was wonderful about the company’s original flybridge motor yacht and makes it that much better.
It’s no easy task getting 40 or 50 tons of boat to soar like a racer and slalom like an Olympic champ. Yet that’s exactly what fabled British yacht builder Sunseeker has achieved with its remarkable new 75 Sport Yacht, a spacious, luxurious, and elegant delight that offers an exceedingly comfortable ride and can reach top speeds of 40 knots.
Its name may be a mouthful—officially, SpiritBARTech35EF, styled without spaces—but the result of Spirit Yachts’ new partnership with BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) Technologies and its America’s Cup design expertise is already raising eyebrows with what the two firms claim is the world’s fully electric luxury yacht capable of delivering a range of 100 nautical miles.
Southern Wind Yachts has drawn plenty of acclaim for its imaginative SW105, and this latest collaboration with Nauta Design and Farr Yacht Design on Sørvind makes a very good thing that much better.
Who doesn’t enjoy golden sunrays? Even better is Sunrays, the magnificent 85.5-metre Oceanco luxury yacht now available for charter on the Mediterranean this summer.
It is not hard to feel like royalty as you relax on the Scenic Opal’s sun deck with morning coffee and mimosas while cruising down the Rhine Gorge.
It takes a lot to upstage the A-listers pounding the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, but BMW managed to do just that on the event’s opening day with the dramatic debut of its production-ready 13-metre electric hydrofoil.