The latest superyacht gossip - 6

The Dutch based superyacht builder Holland Jachtbouw could have signed the contract to build the J Class Rainbow. Rainbow was originally built by the Herreshoff yard in 1934 to a design of W Starling Burgess.

The owner of the Feadship Attessa III, Dennis Washington, bought the 92m Evergreen and renamed her Attessa IV. It’s likely that the yacht will be rebuild by the owners shipyard in Vancouver.

Presented at the Monaco Yacht Show 2006, Versilcrafts Planet 120S Hard Top has found a new owner and is renamed Choo Choo (photo).

Abeking & Rasmussen doesn’t have just one 78m yacht under construction, but they also already signed a contract for another 78m yacht. Both yachts are designed by Reymond Langton Design.

The 34m Codecasa Antares Star (photo) was sold by Yachting Partners International and is currently undergoing a refit at the Lusben Craft shipyard in Viareggio, Italy. She will soon be renamed Princess Elena.

Currently under construction at Benetti for a Middle Eastern owner is the 50m Alibella. Her exterior styling is similar to Sai Ram, a 52m Benetti launched in 2003, except for the windows in the owner's cabin.

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