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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.

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

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.

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From $150,000, jetcapsule.com

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, medi.bounova@hatteland-display.com

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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.

From $1.7m, Erik Hasselman, commercial director, e.hasselman@uboatworx.com, uboatworx.com

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.

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From $40,000, gibbssports.com/quadski

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