While only a handful of people have spied Carinthia VII since
she was delivered last summer, even fewer have been able to get
a good photo of her. This is the best one we've seen, courtesy of
Capt. Mark O'Connell of the yacht Mosaique. Measuring 321
feet, Carinthia VII was built by Lürssen in Germany
and kept tightly under wraps, as per her owner's request. The yard
even devised a code name for the yacht to avoid word leaking out:
This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.
To showcase its Prestige line of motoryachts and express cruisers, French boatbuilder Jeanneau welcomes select guests to its impressive factory in Les Herbiers in western France. Prospective boat buyers, dealers, and a few lucky journalists got a glimpse of the entire boatbuilding process from the design and engineering studios to the yard where the boats are loaded for truck delivery. Oh and there was a really nice lunch with a little champagne as well!
To see the company’s savoir faire for yourself, check out the details here. ▶