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Copyright: monacoeye • September 2010 • Monaco • Do not copy without permission.

Yacht name: Singularity
Length: 80 ft • 24 m
Year: 2010
Builder: McConaghy Boats • Lutra 80

Singularity, new Lutra 80 racing yacht from McConaghy Boats. Read More...

Uisge Beatha

Yacht Name: Uisge Beatha
Length: 80 ft • 24 m
Year: 2010
Builder: Jongert • #

Uisge Beatha was launched in June 2010.

Pershing 80

Pershing 80

Yacht name: Pershing 80
Length: 80 ft • 27 m
Model year: 2008
Builder: Pershing

Photo: NT • Monaco Yacht Show • September 2008

The new Pershing 80 arrives for the show …

Magnum 80

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Mamimo II

Yacht name: Mamimo II • Magnum 80
Length: 80 ft • 25 ft
Year: 2008
Builder: Magnum
Design: Pininfarina
Engines: 2 x 2400 hp MTUs
Top speed: 58 knots

Photo: NT • Monaco • September 2008

007 - Zero Zero Seven

it's blue, no it's pink, no it's blue
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007 yacht changing colour
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Yacht name: 007 - Zero Zero Seven • Vespucci 555
Length: 80 ft • 24 m
Year: 2008
Builder: Rodriquez • CITM
Design: Andrei Dubinsky • Ing Cimino • Paolo Lucchetta • Nautor Swan ??
Engines: 2 x 1675 hp
Top speed: 33 knots

Photos: NT • Monaco • 2 September 2008

Many yachts changed their hull colours from white to blue this year. But 007, the (prototype?) Vespucci 555 from CITM (thx Vittorio) is keeping one step ahead with a continually changing colour scheme: blue, purple and pink. Nine further yachts are planned.

You've seen this trick before with Roberto Cavalli's RC… The paint effect is ChromaFlair from JDSU and is the same colour shift effect used in many applications - from cars to furnishings (thx Darren). No pigment is used, the effect is achieved through refraction.


Riva 80 Opera Super

Riva 80 Opera Super

Yacht name: Riva 80 Opera Super
Length: 80 ft
Builder: Riva

Photo: monacoeye

De Vrouwe Christina

De Vrouwe Christina

Yes, it's a Feadship! This wonderful shot of De Vrouwe Christina sailing down the Rio Dulce in Guatemala, for me, conjures up the romance of yachting. Henri Krijnen has kindly shared some of the details of the history of his unique Feadship, which he has beautifully refitted and restored over four years.

DVC was the only sail yacht of this type ever built by De Koninklijke De Vries in Aalsmeer as a Feadship. At the time, the Feadship consortium included several partners - only later were these to be boiled down to De Vries, Van Lent and De Voogt.

The model is a "pavilion sea tjalk" - a typical Dutch freighter, which has a 350 year old history. The tjalk is normally a flat-bottomed boat but De Vrouwe Christina was built with a small keel as a sailing yacht, for Prof. Crawford Failey (Farley?) of Connecticut in 1957.

The professor cruised her with a crew of 4 on the Intercoastal Waterways of the USA and in the Caribbean. Later she was owned by James Ryder, owner of the Ryder trucking company, a repeat Feadship customer.

In 2002, Henri Krijnen bought and completely refitted her, working from the original plans. Now she is 85% brand new: she has a new keel, all mod cons, and is far stronger than before.

The De Voogt designed exterior has remained exactly the same, but the interior is ulta-modern - mahogany has been replaced by light woods, while Dutch sculptor Anton Fortuin's original carvings have been retained. The lee-boards, which act as additional keels, have been completely remade from solid teak.

Currently De Vrouwe Christina is in Los Sueños, Costa Rica. Look out for her also on the 2007 Feadship calendar….

Yacht name: De Vrouwe Christina
Length: 80 ft • 24 m (plus 8 ft bowsprit)
Year: 1957
Builder: Feadship
Architect: De Voogt

Photo: Henri Krijnen • Rio Dulce, Guatemala • 23 July 2006


Wally Tango
Wally 80 Tango

Yacht name: Tango • Wally 80 # 5 Fast Cruising Sloop (Flush Deck)
Length: 79 ft • 24 m
Year: 2006
Builder: Wally
Architect: Farr Yacht Design
Styling & Interior: Wally • Lazzarini Pickering Architects

Photos: monacoeye • Monaco Yacht Show • 16 September 2007