Benetti has been preparing for the launch of its first of three 100+ metre superyacht projects in Livorno as the 107-metre project FB 277 was moved outside her build shed for the first time today. SuperYacht Times’ Justin Ratcliffe is at the scene to bring you these first images of the largest Benetti yacht in history. Photo: BenettiPhoto: BenettiFB 277 is an all-Benetti affair with the Italian builder responsible for all design and engineering aspects of the project from interior design to naval architecture. Imperial Yachts, who were in charge of the project’s management and supervision, acted as owner's representatives during the build. Photo: SuperYacht TimesPhoto: Justin Ratcliffe / SuperYacht TimesAt 107 metres in length and with a beam of 15,2 metres, FB 277 has an interior volume of 3,800 GT that is spread over six decks. Photo: Justin Ratcliffe / SuperYacht TimesThe first 100+ metre Benetti is set to be lowered into the waters of Livorno for the first time later this week, on the 18th of December.
The SuperYacht Times iQ 2018 Report
Did you know that in 2017....
- 180 new yachts over 30 metres were sold
- 149 new yachts over 30 metres were completed
- 443 yachts over 30 metres were under construction
- 30% of the yachts under construction were available for sale
- 20% of the yachts were owned by clients from the USA