BY Ryan Swift on 25 May 2023

The two models will arrive in Hong Kong this summer and will be ready for immediate sale

Starship Yachts has announced that two key models in the Ferretti Group line, the Riva 76 Perseo Super and the Wallytender43, will arrive in Hong Kong in time for the summer season. Both yachts are for sale and available upon arrival.

The Riva 76 Perseo Super is a 23m sport yacht with Riva’s trademark flourishes of style and detailing. On a pair of MAN 12V 1800hp engines, the Riva 76 Perseo Super offers speed and sleek looks, with a top-rated speed of 37 knots and a cruise of 32 knots. She has a cruising range of 315 nautical miles, with space for up to 16 passengers onboard. There are four cabins for overnighting, plus a crew cabin.

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The Wallytender 43 from Wally Yachts is part of the ultra-sleek line in open yacht that feature the brand’s distinctive angular form. The Wallytender 43 has a centre cockpit with walkaround access. The yacht has a deep-V hull for seaworthiness and smooth handling in choppy waters. A Wallytender 43 has already been sold into Singapore. 

Below deck, there is a double berth for overnight trips, along with a large bathroom and walk-in shower.

On a pair of twin Volvo 380hp engines, the 13.2m Wallytender 43 can get up to 36 knots and cruise at 30 knots. It offers a cruise range of 320 nautical miles and can host up to 12 people onboard.

Luca Bassani, founder of Wally, has said that the Wallytender 43 started out as a dayboat design, but with added luxury and comfort around the cockpit, with protection from the wind and the sun for driver and guests. The aft deck area of the yacht can be turned into a giant swim pad, with fold-down bulwarks.

Starship Yachts was founded by Edwin Ho and is a key dealership for Ferretti Group in the Asia-Pacific. He has recently been joined in the business by his son Jamie. Together they have embarked on expansion plan and opened a new office and service centre at the Lantau Yacht Club. Starship has also entered a partnership with Burgess to provide additional charter and brokerage services.

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