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Benetti Delfino 93

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2012

With four guest staterooms belowdecks and a main-deck master, the Benetti Delfino 93 Ocean Drive offered a strong starting point for her owner. But it was the semi-custom nature of the build and the...

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Vincenzo Poerio Profile

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2011

Vincenzo PoerioA Rosy OutlookVincenzo Poerio holds his business card in both hands when handing it to you. As CEO of Benetti’s new megayacht division, he’s been working to develop the company’s...

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Benetti’s Nataly

By Alyssa Haak | Posted October 2011

BenettiStraight-Up NewBenetti launches its first vertical-bow yacht. It’s a story that’s been told a thousand times: An owner decides to design a megayacht that will suit his every whim, finds a yard...

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Benetti Sail Division

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2011

Changing TackA Benetti Sail Division primerThe Benetti Sail Divsion 160 Logica is the longest design in the company’s new line of yachts.Just as you should never judge a book by its cover, you...

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Benetti Delfino 90

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted November 2009

Oftentimes when a boatbuilder updates a line, it does so with just a few tweaks and alterations to previous models.Indeed, Benetti did just this with the Classic 121 (previously called the Classic...

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Platinum

By Alan Harper | Posted April 2009

Similar, but different; familiar, yet unique. Platinum may be the latest in Benetti’s Golden Bay series (Hull No. 8) but she is, of course, a totally custom build. It is only from the basic elements...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #12: Reverie

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#12: REVERIE —229'7"Seems pretty silly to have a gym aboard a yacht with seven decks-after all, if you can’t get a workout running up and down the stairs, nothing will do the trick-but it’s...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #26: Kingdom 5KR

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008

#26: KINGDOM 5KR—281'9"This floating palace has another floating palace to compete against: Her owner, Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia, has a new Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2007 #11: Reverie

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2007

#11: REVERIE —229'7"Twenty-eight crew see to it that this yacht's owner and guests are taken care of, whether they're at the pool on the sundeck, on the transom-door-turned-bathing-platform at...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2007 #25: Kingdom 5KR

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2007

#25: KINGDOM 5KR—281'9"Since Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia cancelled plans for a 500-foot-plus yacht, he's still enjoying this Benetti. If you see a picture of her or see her in person in her...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #9: Reverie

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2006

#9: Reverie—229'7"Frescoes, pilasters, columns, and marble (of course) highlight this yacht’s interior. Charterers love her spacious accommodations, given that Reverie has a 41-foot beam and...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #39: Altitude

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2006

#39: ALTITUDE—180’4”Talk about very important people: There are two VIP suites aboard this charter yacht. Among her cool toys are two kayaks with removable drive units that, when in place, permit...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #42: Starfire

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2006

#42: STARFIRE—178’0”Alfresco dining will never be the same after you experience it the Starfire way. Aft in the skylounge is a circular dining area with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that slide open,...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #52: Reverie

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#52: REVERIE—229'7"Visitors to Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands got a long look at this lady, considering she dropped anchor in North Sound a few times in the winter and spring this...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #67: Ambrosia

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#67: AMBROSIA—213'3"This is the third same-named Benetti for her owner, Taiwan native Ambrose Young, but she’s his and the yard’s first with azipod propulsion. Her interior is Art Deco, but an...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #77: Lionheart

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#77: LIONHEART—206'7"A repeat customer of Benetti (widely reported to be Philip Green, a British retail magnate) took delivery of his latest and largest yacht this spring. If you see her, keep...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #92: Darnice III

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#92: DARNICE III—200'1"When this yacht was being built at Benetti, her owner had a stake in the shipyard. She could still be owned by that same person, a Libyan by birth who held Italian and...

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