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It is any designer’s dream to have complete control over every aspect of their brainchild. Carl Esch of Castlemain Yachts has made that dream a reality. We spoke with Carl to learn more about the intriguing ‘design consultancy’ he has built off the back of 35 years’ experience in the yachting industry, culminating in Castlemain's most recent, largest and 'sexiest' project yet; the formidable 110m Century X. Combining the superyacht building prowess of Fincantieri, the marketing excellence of Ocean Independence and exquisite design by Castlemain Yachts and T. Fotiadis Design, Century X is truly a force to be reckoned with.
At the forefront of innovation and creativity worldwide, the superyacht industry continues to deliver ground-breaking designs of the next generation. Design studios and shipyards across the industry share a drive to take on ever more challenging projects, leading to exciting concepts that stir the imagination. We handpick some of the most forward-thinking and inspiring designs that have come to light over 2019.
Celebrating the recent announcement of industry-shaking Project VIS, we sat down with Mauro Parodi, Senior Vice President of Fincantieri Yachts at this year's Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Speaking for the first time in the show's new superyacht destination named the 'Superyacht Village' we found out Mauro's views on the American and European markets at present.
Over 60 years ago, a small group of local boatsmen and volunteers lined up a grand total of 13 yachts within the Lauderdale Marina and thus, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was born. Fast forward to 2019, and the show is bigger than ever. The newly located Superyacht Village at Pier 66 boldly marked this edition of the show, and will now provide a special and secluded spot for those working in the 40 metre plus range…
Every once in a while a concept comes along that truly stimulates your imagination, leaving you mesmerised by the seemingly unlimited potential of an industry brimming with top talent. If only the right person would put the right signature on the right cheque book. Fincantieri Yachts’ 80.80m VIS is one of those concepts.
A giant industry name, known for building industry giants. Fincantieri Yachts is recognised for some of the world’s largest and most revolutionary builds. VP of Sales, Maoro Parodi, took time during the Monaco Yacht Show to outline what it is that makes a Fincantieri yacht so special.
This year, the Dubai International Boat Show opened once more across the striking skyline of Dubai. Shining the spotlight on the UAE as a respected producer and an emerging demographic, we speak to key industry members on the subject of the rise and development of the UAE's yachting landscape…
On Tuesday 15th January, the global press descended on London’s May Fair Hotel for a day spent getting up close and personal with the superyacht industry leaders. In association with Burgess, Superyachts.com invited journalists from luxury publications and worldwide broadcasting channels to learn all there is to know about building a Top 100 vessel...
The Italian shipbuilder, Fincantieri and Dutch architect, Van Geest Design unite together for their new concept named Mirage. With so much shrouded in secrecy shielded from the public domain, insights from the collaborators couldn't have been more eagerly anticipated.
Superyacht concepts provide an important part in the advancement of the yachting market. Some are more extreme than others but more often than not there is an element or two that stand out to push the industry away from the norm. We take a look at the design concepts that have caught our eye so far this year and point out the features that make them special.
Fincantieri has introduced a brand-new work of art in the form of the Griffin Series, a family of concepts ranging up to 99-metres. With four in the range, we take a look at the latest design identity to emerge from the Italian Fincantieri shipyard.
Based on ethereal and mythological beauty, Ganimede is the latest superyacht design to emerge from the drawing boards of Milan design studio Hot Lab under the Fincantieri Yachts brand. We take a closer look at the new phase of rationalist Italian style shortly after its world reveal.
Fincantieri, the Italian shipyard with the commercial edge to support its creative output and European sensibility, joins us at the Breaking News Centre to discuss the two giant vessels under their belt, rumours of its new-build project and a “new way” to build that leaves us at the edge of our seats for the next build-design partnership on the horizon.
The first Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) Sustainability Committee was held recently in Viareggio, Italy, kicking off the inaugural discussion about the modern ecological responsibility held by yacht construction experts.