2016 São Paulo Boat Show

Took place in São Paulo, Brazil, Latin America’s largest indoor nautical event, 2016 São Paulo Boat Show. The numbers of the event are impressive, with 35,000 m², 100 exhibitors and 41,000 visitors.

Despite the economical crisis Brazil is facing, the event was a success, with lots of boats sold at the fair.

Beneteau

The French company with know-how carved by its 130 years of history brought great models for the fair. The Monte Carlo MC5 is a partnership of Beneteau and Monte Carlo Yachts. MC5 was awarded the european powerboat of the year in 2014, this boat combines power and elegance.

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Cimitarra Boats

Cimitarra is local company founded in 1999, much younger than its competitors, but capable of building a jowel like this:

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Intermarine

Intermarine Yachts took to the fair the models 42, 48 Offshore, 60 e 66. Intermarine 60 has a flybridge with a hardtop, it has a top speed of 33 knots and cruise speed of 28 knots. Its sound system can be controlled by an iPad and it has 3 luxurious suites (a total of 6 cabins).

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Schaefer Yachts

The company from Florianopolis, Brazil, brought to the fair a wide range of boats. The Schaefer 560 has a big interior space comparing to boats with the same size, its master cabin has 4,9 meters of width. During the day it fits 15 passengers, but there are cabins for 6 persons. The boat has a flybridge with a second helm station with two displays, ice box, wet bar and coffee table. Its saloon is equipped with 3D LED TV, with home theater, a great sound system and air conditioning

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Schaefer also presented smaller boats like Phantom 400, which is the only of its category with 2 master cabins:

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Azimut 70

Azimut 70 was the big star of the show, its exterior styling and concept is a project of Stefano Righini and its interior design by Carlo Galeazzi. It has 70 feet (21.62 meters)

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Its maximum speed is 33 knots and top cruise speed of 27 knots. The yacht has 4 cabins for up to 8 guests and 1 cabin for 2 crew members, internal and external wheelhouse, Giorgio Armani furniture, a superb flybridge and bathing platform.

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Azimut 60

Azimut 70’s brother it’s not so big, but almost as cool as its big brother. It has a maximum speed of 32 kn and cruise speed of 28 kn. This boat has 3 cabins for guests and 1 for the crew.

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FibraFort Boats

The company has a line with a funny name, Focker. It has a wide range of boats, from smaller boats like Focker 210:

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But also bigger boats like 400 Grand Coupé.

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With 400 Grand Coupé you can give a party for up to 14 people, but there cabins for just 4. It has a bar with LED lights, a sporty dashboard and anti-mold upholstery. 400 Grand Coupé is available in 3 colors, black, white and light brown.

In the fair there were also kayaks, boats for fishing and all types of jet skis, with prices starting at $ 12,000. At São Paulo Boat Show you could see a little bit of the history of navigation:

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At the event there weren’t just boats, but also cars and a helicopter. One of the atractions was this Lamborghini Huracán:

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And this stylish Bentley

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São Paulo is known for having the highest number of helicopter in the world. This Helibra helicopter is on the market for “just” $ 5,000,000.

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More pictures of the event:

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Barcelona gives Audi cars for its players

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Earlier this year we announced that Leicester City was giving BMW to its players, now it’s Barcelona time. The team from Catalonia let their players pick the cars they wanted.

If you think Messi chose the most expensive car you’re wrong, Neymar chose Audi RS7 Sportback with a price of 151,000 euros($ 164,590). Messi and Luis Suárez picked an Audi Q7 3.0, like most of the squad did.

Neymar’s car has 605 horsepower and makes from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds.

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Renault Trezor GT Electric Concept

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The French automaker presented its latest concept car at 2016 Paris Motor Show. Trezor is the successor of DeZir and it’s an all-electric, two-seater concept car.

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Trezor is an elegant sport car concept with impressive number for an electric car, it has 349 horsepower and it’s capable of reaching 62 mph ( 100km/h) in less than 4 secs.

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It has three modes, Neutral, Sport and Autonomous. It lights have “C” shape.

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Trezor door has an unique design style, it’s a single piece that opens upwards. So, basically you have to jump to get into the car.

 

Mansion in Beverly Hills is on the market for $ 43.9 million

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This magnificent house in Beverly Hills is a custom home created by the fashion designer Charles Park.

The mansion has amenities of a 5-star hotel, including fitness center, barbecue patio, state-of-the-art home theater and zero-edge volleyball pool. It has 7 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and two floating staircase.

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You can buy it for $ 43.9 million. I’m not sure if you realized that there is an original Andy Warhol painting in the house, but no, it’s not included. The house has a total of $ 6 million in artworks.

The most expensive apartment in the world

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This penthouse in Monaco is on sale for just $ 335 million. It’s 5-storey apartment in the tallest building of Monaco, La Tour Odeon (558 ft/170 meters).

The penthouse has dance floor, infinity pool, waterslide, roof deck and a beautiful 360 degree view of Mediterranean sea and Monaco’s skyline. It has 31,500 sq feet making $ 10,634 per square foot.

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The building has among its amenities 24/7 concierge, spa and a sophisticated business center.

Famous for being a tax haven, Monaco has a strict admission for living there ( I’m pretty sure if can buy this penthouse you’ll pass). Once there you can enjoy Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, its casinos and Cannes Film Festival and having neighbors like David Coulthard, Jenson Button, Ringo Starr and the likeable Novak Djokovic.

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BMW’s futuristic motorcycle concept

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BMW unveiled its new motorcycle concept as a part of Vision Next series, which celebrates the centenary of the company projecting how the next 100 years will be.

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The bike was designed by Edgar Heinrich and his team, which created a refined and minimalistic design with ergonomics of a roadster. Its tyres comes with damping function and adapts to the type of terrain. The bike was inspired by the R32, a model of 1923.

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According to the company the bike has self-balancing system the prevents tilting over. The system is capable controlling the balance when riding and at a standstill.

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The rider instead of using helmet will use a data glasses, which will collect data from the road and warns the rider if it detects hazards. The clothes will be different too, instead of wearing protection clothing the rider will wear high-tech clothes with air-conditioning system and that offers protection against rain and wind.

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Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T

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After the success of the model GTC4 Lusso, the italian automaker presents Lusso T, a car that is powerful but also perfect for driving on daily basis.

GTC4 Lusso T, unveiled at Paris Motor Show, is Ferrari’s first car with a V8 engine for 4 passengers. Its numbers are impressive, it has 760 Nm of maximum torque, maximum speed of 320 km/h (200 mph) and it acelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds (0-62 mph).

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The car 3.9-litre V8 engine features Variable Boost Management, a software that when you switch the gear it adjusts the torque delivery, optimizing fuel consumption. Its unique soundtrack is exhilarating. The engine won the International Engine Of The Year Award 2016.

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GTC4 Lusso T’s price is yet to be revealed.

 

Zara founder buys skyscraper for 490 million euros

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Zara owner, Amancio Ortega, has just bought for 490 million euros ($ 551 million) one of Madrid’s most famous skyscrapers – known as Cepsa Tower – from Abu Dhabi businessman, Khadem al-Qubaisi.

The building, previously the headquarters of the oil refinery Cepsa, is located in Cuatro Torres Business Area, which is the financial hub of Madrid. It was designed by the award-winning architect, Foster Norman, Baron Foster of Thames Bank.

This purchase reveals his strategy of creating a real estate empire using Pontegadea Imobiliaria – his real estate company – as the tool for reaching this goal. In July the billionaire bought for 44 million euros one of Barcelona’s most iconic buildings, where previously was Bank Banesto headquarters.

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Amancio Ortega

Mr. Ortega is the owner of the fashion group, Inditex, which has Zara as the main branch. He’s the second richest man in the world, with a fortune of $ 72.7 billion.

Sarah Palin’s property sold for $ 2.2 million

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This superb equestrian property in Arizona was sold by Sarah Pallin, former Alaska Governor. She bought the estate for $ 1.6 million in 2011 and now sold for $ 2.2 million.

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The house has 6 bedroom, 6 full bathroom and 1 partial, walk-in wine cellar, 2 master suite, one of them has a rooftop deck. The total area of the property is 4.4 acres.

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The property has also 6 car garage, swimming pool with spa, several fireplaces, billiard room, home theater and a beautiful basketball court.

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Best Yachts of 2016 Monaco Yacht Show

One of the world’s most prestigious yacht show is taking place in the palaces of Monte Carlo, the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show. The show numbers are impressive, 580 exhibitors from 38 countries, 28% of them nautical suppliers providing the most sophisticated technology in the sector, 125 superyachts, 40 tenders & water toys and 40 superyacht debuts.

Here are some of the stars of the event:

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Galactica Super Nova

Galactica Super Nova is one of the fastest yacht of its category. What makes it special, it’s just its speed (30 knots), but also because it’s highly manoeuvrable and its low fuel consumption.

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Okto

Okto is one of the largest and most expensive of 2016 MYS. The superyacht designed by Andrea Vallicelli has 217 feet and its price is estimated in over $ 60 million. Okto features two pools, jacuzzi and a beauty saloon.

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Martha Ann

Designed by Osten Oeino, this Lurssen Yacht features amenities of 5-star hotels, like a huge gym, infinity pool and cinema theatre. Its Master Suite has a private deck that offers 180 degree panoramic view. Martha Ann is the most expensive superyacht of MYS, $ 70 million.

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Sanlorenzo

This beautiful yacht is actually an explorer vessel, perfect for exploring remote destinations.

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Icon

Icon is an elegant superyacht perfect for those that want to relax while it’s on cruising mode.

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Athena

Athena is a sailing yacht, one of the largest of its category ever built. This schooner is a project of the partnership between Pieter Beeldsnijder and Dykstra Naval Architects. It combines the best of traditional sailing equipments and comteporary technologies.

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