YACHT STYLE Issue 72 out now
As well as a cover story on the brand-new 80 Sunreef Power Eco, the ‘Summer Issue’ includes Reviews of the Riva 76’ Perseo Super, Prestige M8, Galeon 375 GTO and Dufour 37, a feature on luxury day boat brands eyeing the Asia market, interviews with Tankoa, Camper & Nicholsons and Torqeedo, charter features on Indonesia and Vietnam, and a ‘Tried & Tested’ evaluation of iAqua’s water scooters.
YACHT STYLE Issue 72
YACHT STYLE has released Issue 72, this year’s ‘Summer Issue’, which includes an Owner feature about Sol, the new gold-coloured 80 Sunreef Power Eco, which is being delivered to a family preparing to enjoy the 24m eco-friendly catamaran in the US and Caribbean.
Review: Riva 76’ Perseo Super
Reviews include Asia-Pacific’s first Riva 76’ Perseo Super, which arrived in Hong Kong ahead of the summer boating season, with the 37-knot Sportfly soon impressing onlookers and guests including Ferrari owners.
Review: Prestige M8
Reviews also include hull one of the Prestige M8, the new 65ft flagship of the French builder’s M-Line of multihull motor yachts, with hull two set to be used for the model’s world premiere at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival (September 12-17).
Review: Galeon 375 GTO
We also look at the Galeon 375 GTO, the asymmetric second model in the Grand Touring Outboard series, which lives up to its nickname of ‘The Fun Machine’ by offering exhilarating performance, transformer features and spectacular lighting.
Review: Dufour 37
The fourth and final Review is the Dufour 37, which is the second-smallest model in the French shipyard’s portfolio and has already secured multiple sales in Asia following its debut at last year’s Cannes Yachting Festival.
Feature: Luxury day boats eye Asia
Following up on an Issue 70 article, YACHT STYLE looks at specialist luxury day boat builders in Europe hoping to increase their presence in Asia’s key markets.
Tried & Tested: iAqua Sea Scooters
There’s also a special feature from Yachting Pages’ Tried & Tested series, with a team evaluating iAqua’s AquaDart Nano and AquaDart Pro series of water scooters in Phuket.
Classic yachts in Phuket
Phuket is currently home to a growing collection of ‘classic’ yachts, some for charter, some for sale, but all with a vintage sense of style and a rich heritage, as outlined in a special feature.
Leader: Fabian Bez, Torqeedo
There are also three Leader interviews starting with Fabian Bez, CEO of Torqeedo, which is working with forward-looking builders on electrifying their motor boats, sailing yachts, catamarans and RIBs.
Leader: Paolo Casani (right) with Dr Peter Lam, Chairman of Lai Sun Group
Paolo Casani, CEO of Camper & Nicholsons, talks to Yacht Style after returning to Asia for the first time in 3½ years to revisit a region where the company’s Hong Kong hub is now complemented by new offices in Singapore and Dubai.
Leader: Eva Orsi, Tankoa
Eva Orsi, President of family-owned Tankoa since 2018, explains the recent rise of the Genoa-based boutique superyacht builder and how it has evolved to now build and promote 45-80m designs by a wide range of Italian designers.
Charter: Vela, Indonesia
The Charter section starts with the 50m Vela, a stunning six-cabin phinisi delivered in 2022 yet already in high demand for memorable charters in Indonesia, available through Camper & Nicholsons.
Charter: VietyachtClub, Vietnam
Meanwhile, Yacht Style visits Vietyacht, which is a dealer for multiple leading European builders and has developed a thriving charter business dominated by Jeanneau motorboats, with Phu Quoc Island marking its sixth base around Vietnam.
Lifestyle: Sanlorenzo SX76 in Southeast Asia
As always, the issue features strong Yachts, News, Racing, Shows, Lifestyle and Events sections, while the Racing section includes articles on the 50th Rolex Fastnet Race, 70th Rolex Giraglia, SailGP Season 4 and the third Golden Globe.