Wider Yachts News Archive

  • MYS 19: Maggi on Wider’s Forward-Thinking Innovation September 26 2019

    MYS 19: Maggi on Wider’s Forward-Thinking Innovation

    It has been a big year for Wider yachts with the Italian shipyard
    being acquired by Marcello Maggi’s Nautical Hybrid Tech in July.
    Maggi took time in the MYS 19 Breaking News Centre to talk about..

  • The Biggest Yachts at Cannes Yachting Festival September 05 2019

    The Biggest Yachts at Cannes Yachting Festival

    Cannes Yachting Festival is just around the corner, kicking off
    next Tuesday 10 September and running until Sunday 15. Multitudes
    of the finest yachts in the world are currently flocking to Vieux..

  • Editor’s Note: Updates from Across the Industry July 18 2019

    Editor’s Note: Updates from Across the Industry

    It feels like just yesterday we were preparing for the Monaco
    Yacht Show 2018. We now find ourselves in the midst of the summer
    season and dare we say, just around the corner from this year’s..

  • Marcello Maggi on Wider Yachts' Acquisition July 15 2019

    Marcello Maggi on Wider Yachts' Acquisition

    In the latest wave of significant business moves in the yachting
    industry, last week we heard the announcement of Italian
    shipbuilder Wider’s acquisition by Monegasque group Nautical..

  • Superyacht Security: Videoworks on Safe-Proof Cecilia February 25 2019

    Superyacht Security: Videoworks on Safe-Proof Cecilia

    Last week, we delved into the unknown in an article uncovering
    the current threats to superyacht security. Speaking with experts
    in the field, we explored the notion that an owner’s freedom is..

  • All Eyes on Wider Yachts’ M/Y Cecilia November 06 2018

    All Eyes on Wider Yachts’ M/Y Cecilia

    Wider Yachts turned heads at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show with the
    debut appearance of their Wider 165 M/Y Cecilia. The Italian
    shipyard describes the 50-metre superyacht as a representation of..

  • A Breakdown of the MYS GALA Contestants September 13 2018

    A Breakdown of the MYS GALA Contestants

    With the Monaco Yacht Show of 2018 only two weeks away, we take a
    look at the magnificent yachts competing for the coveted prizes
    that will be awarded at the MYS Gala on Tuesday 25th September...

  • WIDER Yachts Launches the W165 Superyacht Cecilia May 14 2018

    WIDER Yachts Launches the W165 Superyacht Cecilia

    Following on from the highly-acclaimed WIDER 150, the 165
    superyacht known as ‘Cecilia’ has left the shipyard in Ancona
    this week; introduced to the water in true style as WIDER..

  • Building Cecilia: An Insight into WIDER's Latest Yacht February 20 2018

    Building Cecilia: An Insight into WIDER's Latest Yacht

    The launch of WIDER’s latest superyacht is fast approaching.
    Following on from the technological revolution that was Bartali,
    Cecilia (the WIDER 165) is set to become the largest in the..

  • WIDER Yachts: A Fleet with Unparalleled Edge August 24 2017

    WIDER Yachts: A Fleet with Unparalleled Edge

    WIDER Yachts exploded onto the market in 2015 with the launch of
    ‘Bartali’; a technical revolution that made a stand for a new
    school of thought in terms space and hybrid propulsion. With a..

  • WIDER Yachts Introduce Their Latest Next-Gen Project August 07 2017

    WIDER Yachts Introduce Their Latest Next-Gen Project

    When the WIDER Yachts brand was acquired by Genting Hong Kong in
    April this year, the (already progressive) Italian yacht builders
    were introduced to a new era; and with it came plans for the..

  • Michael Hackman on a New Phase of Success for WIDER Yachts July 19 2017

    Michael Hackman on a New Phase of Success for WIDER Yachts

    The acquisition of WIDER in April brings a new edge to the yard's
    approach to yachting; but who are Genting Hong Kong? We speak to
    Michael Hackman, the Executive Vice President of Marine..

  • WIDER 150 Superyacht Re-launched as Bartali May 25 2017

    WIDER 150 Superyacht Re-launched as Bartali

    After the sale of the WIDER 150 in 2016, the
    technologically-charged superyacht has now been relaunched as
    ‘Bartali’.

  • The Revolutionary Yacht Designs that Launched in 2016 December 29 2016

    The Revolutionary Yacht Designs that Launched in 2016

    This is an exciting year in terms of new launches, with next
    generation yachts hitting the water across the world in
    high-frequency. To celebrate that fact, we're taking a look at..

  • WIDER Yachts Face Growing Demand with Sale of 150 December 05 2016

    WIDER Yachts Face Growing Demand with Sale of 150

    Following the sale of the WIDER 125 just two months ago, WIDER
    Yachts has today announced the sale of their 150 superyacht to a
    Canadian client following its world debut at the Monaco Yacht..

  • WIDER 125 Superyacht Project Signed Following MYS November 02 2016

    WIDER 125 Superyacht Project Signed Following MYS

    Another brand-new sales announcement has emerged today after
    progressive Italian shipyard WIDER Yachts has signed a new-build
    contract for a new 38 metre WIDER 125.

  • WIDER 150: Interiors to Match a Technical Revolution August 11 2016

    WIDER 150: Interiors to Match a Technical Revolution

    Life on board the WIDER 150 superyacht is quiet, comfortable and
    offers ultimately stylish Italian surroundings to enjoy the
    waters of the world in peace. After exploring the next generation..

  • The Must-See Superyachts of the Monaco Yacht Show August 10 2016

    The Must-See Superyachts of the Monaco Yacht Show

    The superyachts set to showcase at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show are
    beginning to emerge in force as the calendar event of the year
    draws ever closer. We prepare ourselves for the 26th edition of..

  • The WIDER 32: A Radical Take on the Private Cruiser August 08 2016

    The WIDER 32: A Radical Take on the Private Cruiser

    While superyachts may be the ultimate in onboard luxury, spanning
    numerous decks and dwarfing most vessels on the water, you can
    take to the water in style regardless of size. Whether it’s..

  • 5 Signature Design Elements of WIDER 150 Superyacht July 14 2016

    5 Signature Design Elements of WIDER 150 Superyacht

    Each individual design innovation throughout WIDER 150 builds a
    bigger picture of a next generation superyacht. We take a look at
    five key design points to provide an insight into the unique..

  • The WIDER 150: Next Generation Yachting May 19 2016

    The WIDER 150: Next Generation Yachting

    With Monaco shrinking behind us, we left Port Hercules on board
    the brand-new WIDER 150 to find out what life on board a next
    generation superyacht is all about.

  • New Details Of WIDER 150 Superyacht Unveiled February 11 2016

    New Details Of WIDER 150 Superyacht Unveiled

    The story of the new WIDER 150 have provided us with continuous
    interest; however the Italian yacht builders have today revealed
    just one of the innovations providing the yacht with a..

  • WIDER 150 Reaches Pivotal Point In Sea Trials December 17 2015

    WIDER 150 Reaches Pivotal Point In Sea Trials

    Sea trials on the WIDER 150; a 46 metre, all-aluminium superyacht
    designed by Fulvio De Simoni in collaboration with Tilli
    Antonelli and the in-house WIDER design team – have reached..