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SPOTLIGHTS

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ABSOLUTE 58 FLY

Italy’s Absolute has taken the competition head on with its 58 Fly, whose comfort, space and clever design helped it shine in Cannes, Genoa and Fort Lauderdale.

By Mike Ellis

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PRINCESS 62

The Princess 62 offers a light, well arranged interior complemented by comfortable outdoor areas and strong performance.

By Frances and Michael Howorth

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SANLORENZO 52STEEL

Sanlorenzo’s largest yacht, the award-winning 52Steel Seven Sins is an engineering triumph, with a lower-deck beach club that opens up to the sea – and even lets it in.

By Nick Hung
Photo by Guillaume Plisson

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BENETTI SEASENSE

Benetti’s biggest-ever pool – which can convert to a basketball court – is one of many highlights on the 67m custom-built, blue-themed Seasense, the Italian yard’s first collaboration with the owner, exterior designer and interior stylist.

By John Higginson

 

 

   

 

SPECIAL FEATURES

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SMART LOVERS

Check out a selection of the latest and greatest gear that makes boating more enjoyable.

By Kevin Green 

 

FEATURES

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SHIPYARD: POWER AHEAD

Firmly re-established as a profitable business, British giant Sunseeker is powering forward aggressively with a five-year growth plan that features more yachts, upgraded production facilities and long-term design and product plans.

By John Higginson

 

 

  

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INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: HERVE GASTINEL

Responsibility? Pressure? Try being CEO of Beneteau Group, a listed company that includes 10 yacht builders – five in France, one in Italy and four in the USA – plus property and financing arms. But for HERVE GASTINEL, this is the ‘dream job’.

Interview by John Higginson

 


 

 

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DESTINATION: FIJI

Setting for The Blue Lagoon movie, Fiji is an idyllic cruising paradise with a nice balance of superyacht infrastructure, remote islands and colourful local traditions.

By Linda Cartlidge
Photos by Fiji Tourism / Asia Pacific Superyachts Fiji