Sunseeker’s 100 Yacht is the largest new motor yacht to emerge from the UK this yr and the star of the Poole builder’s show at this yr’s Cannes Yachting Festival. The primary hull was solely delivered in the summertime, but the yard revealed a minimum of 15 gross sales earlier than its world premiere. Powered by twin MTU 12V 2000 M96X or 16V 2000 M96L engines, the 100 Yacht can attain as much as 29 knots.
Notable options embrace a flybridge with full walk-around entry from bow to stern, whereas the ahead space has two separate seating preparations and cinema-screen functionality. The total-beam main bedroom ahead on the primary deck is one other standout zone, with floor-to-ceiling home windows on either side and a signature glass atrium door ahead that leads as much as a non-public bow terrace.
Sunseeker can also be displaying the brand new Predator 65, which had its world premiere at this yr’s Palm Beach International Boat Show. The 65-footer affords Volvo Penta IPS 1200 or 1350 engines, hitting 35 knots with the latter, and expands a Predator sequence that ranges from the 55 EVO to the 74XPS.
Princess is staging the world premiere of the Open model of its new V50, a mannequin that had its boat present premiere at Palm Seashore. The V50 has a brand new deep-V hull and an prolonged cover over the cockpit, in addition to newly refined inside fixtures and fittings, as seen on the V55. The V50’s normal ‘deck saloon’ and Open variations have fully completely different saloon and cockpit layouts.
Fairline is internet hosting the world premieres of the Phantom 65 and the newly upgraded flagship Squadron 68 at Cannes. The Phantom 65 is the Oundle builder’s first sportbridge yacht and relies on the Targa 65, that includes modern traces, giant hull home windows and a glazed sunroof ahead of the sportbridge. Twin Cat C18-1150 engines and non-compulsory V12 C32-1622s ship 31 and 35 knots respectively.
The upgraded Squadron 68 encompasses a subtly revised exterior, recent inside structure and design, and a modern new hardtop with material sliding sunroof and built-in electrical sunshade aft. The primary deck has a brand new galley design that will increase workspace and fridge/freezer capability, and incorporates a sociable bar that extends into the cockpit. Choices embrace a tri-fold patio door and lower-helm aspect door.
Gulf Craft is staging the European debut of the Majesty 120, which had its world premiere on the Dubai Worldwide Boat Present in March, whereas the UAE builder can also be displaying its standard Majesty 100 for a second successive yr.
Poland’s Galeon is staging the world premieres of the 375 GTO and 440 Fly. The 375 GTO builds on the 325 GTO that launched in early 2021 and spearheaded the brand new Grand Touring Outboard sequence, whereas the 440 Fly is the most recent mannequin to utilise the shipyard’s iconic drop-down wings made standard on its 500 Fly.
Amongst Groupe Beneteau manufacturers, Status’s M48 is among the many most anticipated world premieres at Cannes, as one of many first powercats by a number one monohull builder, albeit one with Lagoon as a sister firm. Designed by long-time Status designer Garroni Design of Italy with French naval architect Philippe Briand, the 14.8m yacht is tall and skinny, with only a 6m beam, whereas choices embrace a full-beam main bedroom ahead.
Status can also be displaying the X60, which debuted at this yr’s Miami Worldwide Boat Present. Just like the flagship X70, the X60 additionally has a swim platform with drop-down couch, a transparent balustrade and lengthy coated cockpit, though in contrast to its widebody massive sister, it does have one aspect deck, to port. Different new options embrace a sliding door on the port aspect of the saloon.
Jeanneau’s DB/43 is an thrilling newcomer because the model enters the premium dayboat market with its flagship motorboat, reuniting Garroni and American naval architect Michael Peters, who collaborated on present Chief and NC fashions. Dropdown sides increase the width to 18ft 6in, the versatile aft couch can fold right down to grow to be a sunpad, whereas the 2 cabins under embrace an aft grasp with a double and a settee or single mattress to starboard.
Jeanneau’s premieres additionally embrace the Cap Camarat 10.5 CC and Merry Fisher 1295 Fly, which is 7ft longer than the sequence’ former flagship, the Merry Fisher 1095. The 1295 Fly options three 300hp Yamaha outboard engines, whereas eye-catching options embrace a drop-down platform to starboard and three built-in solar loungers on the foredeck.
Beneteau’s highlights amongst its 16-boat line-up at Cannes embrace the brand new Swift Trawler 48, which debuted at Miami. The mannequin by Andreani Design succeeds the 47 because the flagship of the Swift Trawler vary of seaworthy passage makers. A MICAD-designed hull helps present a 600nm-plus vary at 9 knots with twin Cummins engines, with the 425hp choices giving a prime pace of 25 knots.
Leopard’s latest mannequin on show at Cannes is the 46 Powercat, which debuted at Miami and is among the many model’s full fleet of energy and crusing fashions at Cannes. Following the 53 launched in 2020, the 46 is the second of a brand new three-model powercat line-up and its options embrace the model’s signature giant flybridge and a door to the foredeck.
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