Perini Navi Sybaris. This 70m-long sailing yacht may well be the most advanced vessel Perini Navi has delivered. From naval architect Philippe Briand and the Italian yard’s in-house team’s impressively devised sail plan to the eclectic interior by Peter Hawrylewicz, of the Miami-based PH Design (featuring a spectacular central staircase), his 12-guest yacht is a masterpiece of opulent class.
Nautor’s Swan Shamanna. The Finnish shipyard, Nautor’s Swan, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with events, regattas – and new yachts, such as Shamanna. The new Swan 115 Flush Deck from the SwanLine, designed by German Frers with a plumb bow, wide stern and twin rudders to increase responsiveness, is a consummate high- performance vessel. As befits her Nordic roots life on board this 35.2m yacht is laid back, with all necessary essentials for up to eight guests, without jeopardising the vessel’s operation. Visit nautorswan.com
Wally Barong D. In April, Wally launched the latest unit of the Wally 110, a 33.51m sailing yacht with naval architecture by German Frers. It’s the 44th sailing yacht launched by the Monegasque brand. The new owner, a repeat client, received an advanced design that weighs two tonnes less than predicted (65 tonnes). “Additionally, the new Wally 110 features all the technologies that we have developed since we started in 1994;” explains Luca Bassani, the firm’s founder and president of a vessel that can accommodates six guests and four crew. wally.com