Princess 30M: big premiere

Princess 30M is rightfully called a superyacht. In addition to being 100 feet long, her design, build quality, equipment and performance make this yacht “superb”. Princess 30M is rightfully called a superyacht. In addition to being 100 feet long, her design, build quality, equipment and performance make this yacht “superb”. At the exhibition in Dusseldorf, where the Princess 30M, a new model of the M-Class line of the British shipyard, was presented for the first time, the yacht aroused the Read more

AB 100. Ghost at sea

Can a 100-foot motor yacht go to over fifty knots? Italy’s AB Yachts’ new Specter jet-jet is capable of this. Can a 100-foot motor yacht go to over fifty knots? Italy’s AB Yachts’ new Specter jet-jet is capable of this. AB Yachts has completed work on the 30-meter AB 100 model. Water trials have already taken place, and the world premiere of the yacht took place in September in Cannes. 100 feet is a “pretty” length for a boat, although Read more

Introducing the Fairline Targa 53 Gran Turismo

A new yacht, the Fairline Targa 53 Gran Turismo, has appeared in the lineup of the British shipyard Fairline. Let’s get to know her. The Fairline Targa line of sports yachts has always attracted a lot of interest from lovers of speed in a comfortable environment. Today it includes six models ranging in length from 38 to 53 feet, with the newest being the Targa 53 Gran Turismo cruiser. Immediately after its presentation at the 2015 Southampton Boat Show, the Read more

Microyacht Grizzly 860 Firestorm

We are testing the Grizzly 860 Firestorm – the new flagship of the line of pleasure boats of the St. Petersburg company “Grizzly Technologies”. Our close acquaintance with the Grizzly 860 took place two years ago after the SPIBS 2014 exhibition. Only then we tested another modification – the Grizzly 820 with a 350 hp Mercury Verado SCi (Racing) outboard. from. Since then, the St. Petersburg company “Grizzly Technologies” has faced the interest of potential buyers in the same boat, Read more

In orbit “Sirius”

Sirius 25 is a boat of the young Moscow company Evolution Motors. Unlike the luminary with the same name, it can move along any path, there would be water under the bottom. The Sirius 25 cruiser was shown for the first time at the Moscow Boat Show 2015, where it was recognized as the best boat in the exhibition. But we had a chance to ride it only at the end of May this year. Better late than never, although Read more

Targa 30.1: cruising potential in a small package

Is it possible to live and travel comfortably in a 30ft Marine SUV? It turns out quite, and the Targa 30.1 is a good example of this. In 2011, the Finnish shipyard Botnia Marin presented a very successful boat Targa 32, which replaced the popular 31-foot model and immediately received the prestigious Motor Boat of the Year 2012 award. However, the company felt that this was not enough, and after a while began work on a completely new By “marine Read more

Absolute 56 Fly. Owner experience

Life at sea Vladislav wanted exactly a new boat, and he received it, and in record time: delivery took only four months. With a fairly abundant base configuration (and a reasonable price), the shipyard offers some items as options. For his Absolute 56 Fly, Vladislav additionally ordered a flybridge hardtop (sun protection), a Seakeeper 5 gyroscopic stabilizer (it happens that the sea is rough) and an electronic anchor (DPS, Dynamic Positioning System – keeping the vessel on a point in Read more

Axopar 37 AC: at full speed

In order to “dance” in front of the camera and take measurements, I had to retreat to the shallow waters of the Marquis puddle, but the captain remained calm, because the draft of the boat did not exceed a meter. Axopar 37 AC rushes off the bat with enviable agility: after 10 seconds the boat is gliding (the inexperienced will not even notice overcoming the hump of resistance!), And after 20 it rushes at full speed, even without the transom Read more

Feadship. Time and money

Feadship’s motto is: “The best way to anticipate the future is to create it”, which the shipyard has been doing successfully for a long time. If the customer has the money and patience to wait for his yacht, she will definitely not leave him indifferent. Feadship is one of the strongest Dutch shipyards and is among the top ten superyacht builders. If we take for comparison the total capacity (in registered tons) of all pleasure craft built from 2011 to Read more

Azimut Benetti Group yachts: “made in Italy”

What is behind the success of Azimut Benetti Group? First-class projects, attention to different markets and, of course, ambitious plans that tend to come true. When the question arises, who builds the most superyachts in the world, it is especially important to understand the terminology. Firstly, what is a superyacht, and secondly, how can they be counted: in hulls or in meters? A superyacht is usually called a vessel over 100 feet in length, but you can also focus on Read more