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October 18, 2016updated Oct 19, 2016

Yachting and Beyond: News in Brief

By Zahra Al-Kateb

A pioneering benchmark in superyacht design, Icon has been refitted and extended to incorporate a new pool, expanded beach club, larger gym, new hammam and sauna. Built in the Netherlands in 2010, Icon is on the market for around $71m.


Contact Jean-Marie Recamier, senior sales broker at Camper & Nicholsons (Antibes), +33 4 9291 2912,,

Conceived as a personal water taxi, the Jet Capsule by Lazzarini Design is now a reality.With a rooftop sundeck to relax on, the capsule is powered using a system similar to a jet ski, giving a maximum speed of 32 knots. The 24ft-long capsule is available in various configurations, including a taxi layout for 12 passengers.


From $150,000,

The days of paper charts are numbered thanks to Hatteland’s 55in chart table – the HD 55T22 MVD. The touchscreen display shows electronic charts, radar and sonar images – or if you prefer, movies and satellite TV. Routes can be exported to a vessel’s Information System.

From $39,500, Mehdi Bounova, sales director,

Explore the deep with this compact, lightweight, three-person submersible. With its multiple lifting points, ultra-small size (10ft long) and ultra-low weight (8,270lb), this submersible has been designed to fit most superyacht garage areas. Its large canopy and seating configuration allows unparalleled views beneath the waves. A set of powerful thrusters and a capability to reach depths down to 984ft means the underwater world really is your oyster. With leather seating, air conditioning and a personalized interior.

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From $1.7m, Erik Hasselman, commercial director,,

With speeds of up to 45mph on both land and water, the Gibbs Quadski is an amphibious vehicle that switches between the two modes at the touch of a button. The engine sends power to the rear wheels when it is on land, while the Gibbs jet drives the vehicle on water. Available in models for one or two people.


From $40,000,

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