Cannes, France – Reported by Coleman Bentley for Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
Forget the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. With the introduction of five new yachts to their Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes line-up, Camper and Nicholsons are poised to own the oceans.
It all starts with 154′ Imagination. Built in 2010 by Benetti, the largest of Camper and Nicholsons new yachts has been designed to exceed the highest cruising specifications. Each of her six cabins offers luxurious, private and spacious accommodation for up to 12 guests. Following closely behind is the 133′ William Tai, magnificent Royal Huisman ketch built in 1997 and upgraded extensively in 2009 and 2011 by the shipyard.
Next up is the Marflow, a 121’ beauty with a new lease on life. The yacht is entirely re-built, a project of enormous proportions, loving commitment and great expense, cruising with a new found spring in its wake since 2006.
Finally, in the sub-120’ category, are the Aime Sea and Pantaran, measuring in at 115’ and 113’, respectively. Designed by Dubois and built by Alloy Yachts, the larger Aime Sea has enjoyed a series of refits under the watchful eye of her current owner, becoming a technical benchmark in turnkey condition in the process. The Pantaran, kept in pristine condition since her build in 2003, boasts five spacious cabins, accommodating up to ten guests and presenting a fantastic purchase opportunity for any owner looking for the perfect mid-sized superyacht.