Earlier this morning in Livorno, Italy, the second 100m+ Benetti yacht was unveiled. The 107.6-metre Project FB272 was contracted by the shipyard in 2014 and is due for delivery later this year. Photo: SYT ReaderPhoto: SYT ReaderNot many details are known about the project yet, but we do know that she is designed by Giorgio M. Cassetta and has an interior by Zaniz Interiors. Built to Lloyd’s Register class, Project FB272 can reach a top speed of 17 knots and cruises at 15 knots. Photo: SYT ReaderPhoto: SYT ReaderPhoto: SYT Reader2019 will be a big year for Benetti as the company will deliver three yachts over 100-metres. Project FB277 was launched in December 2018 and FB275 will follow in April of this year. All three yachts are around 107-metres, but the interior volume of FB272 is substantially higher at 5,850 gross tonnes, compared to 3,800 for FB277 and 3,600 for FB275. Photo: SYT ReaderPhoto: SYT ReaderWe will reveal more details about Project FB272 as they become available.
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