The Monaco Yacht Show is where the best of the best come to showcase their prowess in terms of super yacht making. The annual occasion is always highly anticipated by thousands of yacht lovers from around the world, and hundreds of luxury yacht companies make plans all year long in anticipation of the event. The only one of its kind, the Monaco Yacht Show is so reputable that it has been recognized by Prince Albert II of Monaco himself.
The wealthiest and most powerful men and women rub shoulders against each other trying to get a glimpse of the glamorous sea masters. This year, the glamour went a notch higher as 125 yachts made their debut to an audience of over 40 guests. As always, there were a select few that were more impressive than the rest. Here are the top five yachts from the Monaco Yacht Show.
Made entirely out of aluminum, Jetsetter’s exterior was done by Dobroserdov Design, while its elegant interior was designed by Bannerberg & Rowell. The yacht can accommodate up to 10 guests in its four cabins, and crew members have comfortable staff quarters that house up to 6 people. Jetsetter features amenities such as a bar, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and sun beds for comfort and entertainment. The interior is decorated by Trussardi Casa, and features elegant décor and exotic furniture for an opulent experience, suitable for the 38 meters long super yacht. She cruises at an average speed of 19 knots, but can achieve a maximum speed of 21 knots. It has the ability to remain stable even in rough weather conditions.
Vanish is one of Feadship’s latest creations, and one of their best so far. The super yacht measures 66 meters long, and greatly utilizes the space to incorporate the best amenities for luxury and entertainment. It features two helipads on the bow area and the multi-purpose sun deck. The sun deck is the most notable feature on the yacht, packing tremendous comfort and entertainment in the form of: a bar, Jacuzzi, sun beds, and an incredible view of the vast open waters. Other amenities for entertainment include an outdoor cinema, a beach club, and a spa and sauna, where guests can enjoy massages. There is also a gym packed with modern training equipment, which also offers an incredible view of the sea. For accommodation, the yacht is equipped with four guest cabins that can accommodate up to ten guests. The VIP guest suite can be converted to two guest suites. The yacht comes with a staff quarters large enough to house up to 17 crew members. Vanish is powered by twin MTU engines that propel it to a cruising speed of 12 knots and a top speed of 17.5 knots at a range of 5,200 nautical miles.
Wider 150 ‘Genesi’
Coming in at third place is the Wider 150 ‘Genesi’, also dubbed The Quiet Italian. This yacht is 47 meters long, and has been praised for its silence and stability in the ocean(hence the name The Quiet Italian). Comfort is assured in the form of the numerous amenities on board. The most notable area on the yacht is the beach club, which measures an impressive 90 square-meters. It provides easy access to the sea, is spacious enough for sub-bathing, and is fitted with a seven meter-long swimming pool. The pool is filled with sea water to stimulate an intimate connection with the sea. The sun deck features a bar, spa, and barbeque. The foredeck comes with a large HDTV and plush sofas for entertainment. The salons on the main and upper decks feature floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a panoramic view of the sea. They also house a fine collection of furniture and décor to match the sleek superyacht. The Quiet Italian has a cruising speed of 14 knots, and stands out for maintaining the lowest levels of vibration even at top speed. What’s more, it is environmental friendly, consuming less fuel than most other super yachts in the same category, and has lower emissions as well.
A masterpiece by Perini Navi, Sybaris wowed many spectators at the Monaco Yacht Show by securing the second spot at the memorable event. She measures 70 meters long and packs a lot of amenities. The yacht has six cabins that can comfortably host up to 12 guests. The master suite is the largest, followed by the two VIP staterooms and 3 double cabins. Additionally, she is equipped with staff quarters that can accommodate up to 11 crew members. The yacht’s interior was done by the renowned U.S. design company PH Design. The immaculate work saw the yacht win the top spot for best interior. It includes elegant décor, top-quality furniture, and spacious cabins for guests and crew members. The fly bridge is 18 meters long and offers high end luxury and entertainment. Guests can relax at the expansive main deck or take in an unhindered view of the vast sea from the comfort of the saloon. The exterior is designed by Perini Navi in collaboration with Philippe Brand Ltd, and is just as sleek as its reputation. Sybaris also packs a lot of power under the hood. Its twin engines pump out 1930 horsepower and propel the yacht to top speeds of 17.5 knots.
The magnificent Galactica Supernova grabbed the top spot, but not surprisingly, considering everything it has to offer. Measuring 70 meters long, it is the largest yacht that Heesen has ever built to date. It has a sleek exterior, for which it won the top position, and can cruise at top speeds of 30 knots (twice the top speed of most super yachts). But the amenities are what make this yacht awe-inspiring. It comes with its own helipad, which also doubles as a sunbathing platform, an outdoor cinema, and even informal dining area when the sky is clear. It also has a 6m infinity pool, a beach club, sun pads, and a lounge, all of which combine to make life aboard the yacht flawlessly comfortable. It was voted the Finest New Super-yacht and was also awarded for the best exterior design, courtesy of Espen Oeino.