Motor Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Wider 150 Sold and Renamed “Bartali”

December 06, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Great news comes from the Italian yacht builder WIDER, as they commission tow superyachts in one month. The recent sale of the Wider 125 was followed by another beauty – Wider 150. The lucky Canadian owner is expecting a prompt delivery of the Wider 150, which is undergoing some final interior work to meet the owner’s special requirements. Wider 150 has been already given a name, and from now on will be known as Motor Yacht Bartali.

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Wider 150. Exterior. Photo by Jeff Brown

Outstanding design and innovative ideas combined in the Wider 150 were internationally recognised when the superyacht won the title of “The Most Innovative Yacht” in the 38-54m category. Two other awards Wider 150 received at the World Superyacht Awards in the category “Displacement Motor Yacht under 500 GT, 42m to 46.9m”, and at the MYS for being the most eco-friendly superyacht.

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Wider 150 Exterior spaces. Photo by Jeff Brown

Not only her striking design won the heart of the owner, but also a number of outstanding features, such as the 90 sq m beach club, 32′ rigid tender, huge outdoor areas, as well as the stunning 75 sq m owner’s apartment. The yacht is well suited for both private use as well as charter vacations.

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Wider 150 Beach Club Photo by Jeff Brown

M/Y Bartali reaches a maximum speed of 14.1 knots, a cruising speed of 13 kn with a range of 2,500 nm. This 47-metre superyacht has a very low level of noise and vibration, which was given a perfect score of 100/100 from the RINA.

Wider is now working on the two new projects – 165′ Cecilia and Wider 125. You can view a selection of luxury charter superyachts by Wider here. For any assistance with choosing a luxury superyacht for charter contact our team at CharterWorld.

A Day in the Life of the Superyacht Builder Baglietto

December 04, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Baglietto is not only staying up to date with the latest world trends but is also setting up new trends in the super yachting industry. The bespoke shipyard found a great way to take us on a virtual tour on board the latest addition to its fleet, 46m Fast, by participating in the Mannequin Challenge. This viral video trend has hit the web gaining enormous numbers of followers and participants. By the way, the superyacht 46m Fast shown in the video is now a finalist of the ShowBoats Design 2017 in the category “Best Exterior Design & Styling – Motor Yacht below 48m”. Watch this amazing video by Baglietto and follow #YachtingMannequinChallenge:

Baglietto is a prominent yacht building company, which received an international recognition for some stunning yacht design concepts. Some of those amazing yachts are available for charter right now. If you would like to secure a Baglietto yacht please contact your preferred broker at CharterWorld for the best advice and highly professional service.

Van Der Valk takes two yacht orders

December 01, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

A busy time ahead is expected for Van Der Valk Continental Yachts as they sign two new yacht orders – a 26m Raised Pilothouse and an 18m Flybridge. Both projects are scheduled for delivery in late spring 2017.

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Raised Pilothouse

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In build: 26m Van Der Valk Raised Pilothouse

The first new order, Raised Pilothouse, will feature a contemporary and classic design. Guido de Groot Desing together with the owner designed the layout, which will comprise of raised wheelhouse, roomy forward main deck area, full-beam owner’s cabilnand 2 VIP guest cabins. The lounge will be spacious with a lot of natural light, and linked to the outdoor area though the sliding doors. Another great feature is stainless steel stairs that will unite a pilothouse and main deck. Interior design will be completed in light colours with whitewashed English oak. Exterior will feature a sunbathing area on the flybridge deck, with some seating and wet bar. There will also be enough space to store a 4.2m tender and wave runner. Powered by twin MTU engines the vessel will be able to reach a top speed of 25 kn, while a Seakeeper 26 gyroscopic stabilising system will provide maximum comfort.

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Flybridge

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In build: 18m Van Der Valk Flybridge

The second order is an 18m luxury motor yacht. The main deck will include living space, such as the saloon, the dining room and open aft area with a table for 8 people. Accommodation is offered in the full-beam owner’s cabin and a luxury VIP guest cabin situated on the lower deck. The flybridge will have a helm station, seating, table and a wet bar. Sunbathing area with sunbeams will be located on the foredeck. Storage space will allow for a 3.5m tender. To achieve comfortable cruising the yacht will have Volvo engines and underway fin stabilisers.

Luxury M/Y Renaissance for Charter in America

November 30, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Where would you travel given an opportunity to charter a luxury superyacht? If your answer is America then the amazing motor yacht Renaissance will be your best companion. With a party of up to 10 guests in total you are able to secure Renaissance in New England, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Bahamas and other destinations for an ultimate luxury vacation.

MY RENAISSANCE - Main

MY RENAISSANCE - Main

Motor yacht Renaissance was launched in 2015 by Hargrave Custom Yachts. At 116-foot LOA she has a beam of 24′ with luxury living spaces over 2 decks. Powered by two Cat C32 1900 hp engines Renaissance can reach a maximum speed of 25 kn. Her cruising speed is 20 kn, and she boasts zero speed stabilisers for optimal comfort. Hargrove Yacht Design developed Renaissance’s exterior design, while Yacht Interiors by Shelley was responsible for her interior. Exterior design features a popular Jack Sarin hull, and sleek shape with gracious lines give an elegant and sophisticated look to this lady. Interior is designed in contemporary style, with dark wood and soft tones of fabric, light colour marble and other materials.

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MY RENAISSANCE - Yacht

MY RENAISSANCE - Underway

MY RENAISSANCE - Underway

M/Y Renaissance comfortably sleeps up to 10 guests in 5 cabins. Master en suite cabin on the main deck has a very spacious bathroom, including his and her facilities and marble shower. On the deck below there are 4 double VIP cabins with king size beds.

MY RENAISSANCE - Master stateroom

MY RENAISSANCE - Master stateroom

MY RENAISSANCE - Master ensuite

MY RENAISSANCE - Master ensuite

MY RENAISSANCE - Guest VIP 2

MY RENAISSANCE - Guest VIP 2

MY RENAISSANCE - Guest twin convertible

MY RENAISSANCE - Guest twin convertible

The main deck saloon includes a roomy lounge area, a sofa, some chairs and a coffee table to enjoy relaxing time with a cup of coffee or some amusement provided by the entertainment system. Guests on board will enjoy the dining area, which can be used for very special occasions and just casual dinner gatherings. A crew of 5 will ensure that the luxury experience on board is provided at all times.

MY RENAISSANCE - Salon view forward

MY RENAISSANCE - Salon view forward

MY RENAISSANCE - Formal dining

MY RENAISSANCE - Formal dining

Exterior spaces feature an alfresco dining area, a bar, seating and a TV on the aft deck of the vessel. An extended swim platform provides an easy access to the water, especially for those who love water toys, which are, by the way, also featured on board. There is a dedicated relaxation and cocktail area with seating at the bow of the superyacht. The sun deck adds to an amazing experience offered on board. There you can find a large wet bar with deluxe Jacuzzi, sunpads, and an alfresco dining area.

MY RENAISSANCE - Sundeck dining and bar

MY RENAISSANCE - Sundeck dining and bar

MY RENAISSANCE - Aft deck

MY RENAISSANCE - Aft deck

MY RENAISSANCE - Sundeck

MY RENAISSANCE - Sundeck

MY RENAISSANCE - Sundeck view

MY RENAISSANCE - Sundeck view

If you inquire any further details or would like to secure this charter your for your next vacation, please contact your preferred broker. You can view a large selection of yachts available in various destination here.

 

In Build: ICE Range Explorer “Day’s”

November 29, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

The new 68-metre superyacht project M/Y “Day’s” by CCN Yachting and AES Yacht was unveiled earlier this year at the Monaco Yacht Show 2016. M/Y “Day’s” is the first unit of ICE Explorer Vessels range. The ICE range comprises of the superyachts between 65 and 75 m.

M/Y Days Exterior

M/Y Days Exterior

As for M/Y “Day’s”, this is a project for a private client, some bespoke designers have been working on. Thus, Hot Lab design is responsible for the superyacht’s exterior and interior design. The naval architecture is in good hands of the very experienced Endaze Marine Engineering.

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Aft view

M/Y “Day’s” is promised to be a great vessel, meeting the industry’s latest trends and providing the highest safety standards. Large living spaces are provided over 5 decks. “Day’s” has a beam of 13m, while her gross tonnage will be more than 1,800 GT.

Accommodation on board is offered over 6 cabins for a total of 12 guests. The upper deck is dedicated to the owner’s suite. Guests cabins are spacious, with en suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. Generous accommodation spaces also provide cabins for up to 18 crew members.

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Master Cabin

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Master bath

The living spaces are characterised by simple by elegant design, lit with natural light, thanks to the large windows.

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ViP cabin

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Main Saloon interior

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Main Saloon Interior 2

The lower deck garage will store two tenders. To ensure that truly luxury experience is provided for the guests, the superyacht features a helipad located on the bridge deck. Entertainment and relaxation amenities include the beach club, a large pool, gym,  and a massage room.

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Sun deck

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Relaxation and entertainment areas. Aft

The Owner’s privacy has been particularly emphasised while developing the interior layout. Sky-lounge business meeting room will have a direct access from the external tender arrival position.

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Sky lounge

M/Y “Day’s” is currently under construction, with all “hot works” expected to be completed by December 2016. The delivery is scheduled for the beginning of 2018, with an official presentation of the superyacht at the Monaco Yacht Show 2018.

Closer Look: Superyacht Scorpion by Sanlorenzo

November 28, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Scorpion is a 46-metre superyacht by the distinguished Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo in 2015. This luxury vessel is a model of the 46STEEL series. The exterior design and engineering of Scorpion is a work of Sanlorenzo. Her interior design is exclusive, and was developed by the owner and Tiziana Vercellesi.

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SCORPION by Sanlorenzo

Scorpion features immaculate interior design with simple but sophisticated styling.

Main Saloon

Main Saloon

Stairwell

Stairwell

Luxury accommodation is offered in 5 cabins, including a master suite, 2 VIP rooms Stunning cabins are designed in soft tones, plush and silky fabrics with some darker toned details. A total of 12 guests will be assisted by a crew of 10, which will ensure that luxury experience is provided from the fist minute spent on board.

Owner's cabin

Owner’s cabin

Owner's Bathroom

Owner’s Bathroom

VIP cabin

VIP cabin

Entertainment and relaxation area are located over 5 decks. Sunbathing areas, beach club, fitness area with sauna are some of the great facilities on board Scorpion. There are a few options for formal and alfresco dining.

Sun Deck

Sun Deck

Upper deck

Upper Deck

Upper Deck

Upper Deck

Scorpion is capable to reach a maximum speed of 17 kn with a cruising speed of 10kn.

Aft View

Aft View

Large group charters to Costa Rica and Panama aboard yacht Sherakhan

November 25, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Looking for a luxury yacht that can accommodate more than the industry average of 12 guests? 70m/230ft superyacht SHERAKHAN will not only take your large party from A to B, she has plenty to entertain all by herself.

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Discovery yacht SHERAKHAN

Built by Vyuk En Zonnen in 2005 and refitted in 2015, this iconic world discovery superyacht can withstand the conditions of the Arctic or the take you on a memorable journey to tropical horizons. This winter, motor yacht SHERAKHAN is available in Costa Rica and Panama before heading to Europe for the 2017 summer season.

Motor yacht SHERAKHAN - Main saloon with wet bar

Motor yacht SHERAKHAN – Main saloon with wet bar

Elegant modern interiors make her the perfect space to celebrate a special occasion, or to use as a venue for a product launch or photo shoot. The dining area seats 26 at its extensive table and guests will find no end of subtle details to discuss in the finishing touches and styling from Rijntjes Interior Design.

Discovery yacht SHERAKHAN - Dining area

Discovery yacht SHERAKHAN – Dining area

The dining area is overlooked by the upper saloon second tier balconies, all of which which connect to the bottom floor with swooping glass staircases. Efficient ease of access is a priority on board and the lift (elevator) will take guests across the floors so that no one needs to miss a moment of the excitement.

Whether your guests are looking for a high octane time or a relaxing meditative retreat, luxury yacht SHERAKHAN caters to both ends of the spectrum: There are plenty of outdoor sun pads and seating to lay back with a book or enjoy alfresco dining together to the backdrop of Panama.

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SHERAKHAN’S gym and spa

The gym combines the best elements of work and play, with plenty of machines for workouts and training before heading to the hot tub and sauna. The spa therapy room has massage services to ease tired muscles and remove stubborn knots after a day making use of the impressive water toys, which include:

  • 2 x Jet skis
  • 2 x Waverunners
  • 2 x Laser Sail Boats
  • 1 x Inflatable trampoline
  • 2 x Windsurfers
  • 1 x Kayak
  • 2 x Paddleboards
  • Wake Board
  • 2 x Water-skis
  • Fishing Equipment
  • Waterslide
  • Towable Toys
Spa therapy services aboard superyacht SHERAKHAN

Spa therapy services aboard superyacht SHERAKHAN

At night, luxury yacht SHERAKHAN lights up in elegant and inviting beauty in preparation for an evening of entertainment. When Verkek Yachting Projects created her exterior, they ensured that all 26 guests could be comfortably accommodated within the same area on board: soak up the Costa Rican sun and socialise in the Jacuzzi on the bridge deck or enjoy the sauna and spa therapy rooms in smaller groups.

Regardless of whether your guests are staying in the Master suite or one of the twin cabins, guests are sure to be impressed with the spacious layout that is both comfortable and beautiful to behold.

Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN - Twin suite

Luxury yacht SHERAKHAN – Twin suite

Guest accommodation includes: 1 Master suite, 2 VIP staterooms, 4 double cabins and 6 twin cabins. Up to 19 crew on board will ensure that every guest is taken care of with plenty of skills and experience to help guests improve on established skills and learn something new.

Superyacht SHERAKHAN is available from $385,000 per week plus expenses. Find out more and book your travel dates with CharterWorld to avoid disappointment.

The Top 7 New Yachts You Should Know About

November 22, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Ever wanted to be the first to test out a brand new luxury charter yacht? The designers and owners want you to as well. They want to show off their latest designs and let you test their new technology. They want you to feel the luxury and comfort of the latest in interior design and be pampered by the new crew (with years of experience of course). What’s so good about the new superyachts? We’ll let you decide..

1. The magnificent superyacht SUERTE is a joint project of the bespoke Tankoa Yachts with Vincenzo Ruggiero (naval architecture) and Francesco Paszkowski (design). Her amazing interior design is another features that makes her stand out from the line of charter yachts. Interior layout consists of 5 gusts cabins, including a 180 degrees master suite. Once cruising on Suerte, you simply cannot miss a chance to enjoy the glass bottom sun deck swimming pool with a waterfall and a wet bar.

TANKOA 693 superyacht SUERTE

TANKOA 693 superyacht SUERTE

SUERTE Yacht - Saloon

SUERTE Yacht - Saloon

 

2. The beautiful 60-metre yacht KATINA by Brodosplit has been initially designed as a charter yacht, which means that an ultimate luxury experience is absolutely guaranteed on board this beaty. Family friendly charter yacht offers accomodation in 6 stunning ensuite cabins with the following configuration: a spacious master suite, 3 double and 2 twin cabins. Crusing around the Caribbean Islands will be more entertaining on this vessel, as there is a large selection of water toys available: water skies, paddle boards, wave runners, underwater cameras and fishing equipment.

Luxury motor yacht KATINA

Luxury motor yacht KATINA

Katina yacht - saloon

Katina yacht - saloon

 

3. If you are looking for even more space for specialising and relaxation, then COCOA BEAN by Trinity Yachts can be a perfect option. Her exterior spaces are exceptional with living spaces offered on 5 decks. The observation lounge with seating, cocktail tables, sunpads, Jacuzzi and wet bar are located on the upper deck for a great get-together. If you opt for some intimate and quiet atmosphere, the sundeck would be your favourite place on board, as it features sunpads, seating and opens picturesque views.

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MY COCOA BEAN - Main

MY COCOA BEAN - Bridge deck dining

MY COCOA BEAN - Bridge deck dining

 

4. So yachts that go the ice? Yachts that have helicopters? Submarines? What about all three? The fully classified Class 1 ice-breaking ship, LEGEND recently underwent a facelift and can now carry 26 guests in luxury rather than the previous 12, to both Antarctica and the Arctic. The Legend now charts a new course with many adventures along the way while guests are served first class cuisine and enjoy the 13 staterooms, including a Master suite, two VIP suites, four double staterooms and six convertible staterooms. She is also capable of carrying up to 19 crew on board, plus a 10 expedition crew that includes an ice-pilot, expedition leaders and a doctor. Top thrills within the ultimate luxury included.

Superyacht Legend. Photo Credit Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen

Superyacht Legend. Photo Credit Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen

MY LEGEND - Salon rendering

MY LEGEND - Salon rendering

 

5. The Admiral Technomar Group has upped the ante with its new luxury charter yacht, OURANOS. She is built around the water sport lover with a massive range of toys to play with on the water. Twelve guests can sleep comfortably on this 45 metre beauty and the 12 professional crew will ensure you make the best use of the facilities including a 12 seater Jacuzzi mini pool and fullled-beam beach club with a gymnasium. You will turn heads aboard this sleek lady.

Admiral C Force 50 Ouranos

Admiral C Force 50 Ouranos

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MY OURANOS ADMIRAL CF50 - 013.jpeg

 

6. The high end O’PARI 3 is definite winner for its builders Golden Yachts. It is designed for the international first class charterers. Giorgio and Stefano Vafiadis have designed nine yachts for this owner and created both the exterior and the interior. The O’PARI 3 looks sleek and elegant but performs like a sports boat. Other features include a huge garage on lower deck that contains a ski nautique boat, two RIB tenders, a Limo tender and a big selection of water toys for the 12 guests on board.

Super Yacht O'PARI3 - Main

Super Yacht O'PARI3 - Main

Super Yacht O'PARI3 - Sundeck and Jacuuzi

Super Yacht O'PARI3 - Sundeck and Jacuuzi

 

7. Home away from home? An amazingly welcoming and cozy atmosphere is created abroad HARUN. She is a 27-metre beauty built by Huruz Yat. The main feature is a stunning fire-places in the main saloon and staterooms. Two Jacuzzis, wide open ares for relaxation, plus amazing staterooms add to her ability to provide a luxury experience away from home.

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MY HARUN - 001

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MY HARUN - 009

Overmarine Launches the 11th Hull of the Mangusta 165 E

November 21, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Mangusta 165 E series have brought a huge success to Overmarine, as they celebrate the launch of hull 11.  Mangusta 165 E series is a name given to the unique 50 metre superyachts that have outstanding performance and provide ultimate comfort while reaching a high speed of 30 knots.

Mangusta 165 E Hull 11

Mangusta 165 E Hull 11

Mangusta 165 Hull 11 launched

Mangusta 165 Hull 11 launched

Hull number 11, as a new addition to the fleet, has some great features of the previous models but is being characterised as more aggressive with masculine lines and innovative technical solutions. In fact, thanks to her 4 2600 hp MTU M94 engines, 4 Rolls Royce/KametaWa NP water jets and 4 Seakeeper stabilisers, she shows an outstanding performance but lower consumption. Mangusta 165 E Hull 11 breaks stereotypes that fast yachts are unstable, as the stabilisation system here is so effective that it offers displacement mode usage at a minimum speed of 8-10 knots with great comfort for those on board.

Mangusta 165 E launched

Mangusta 165 E launched

Mangusta 165

Mangusta 165

Details on the interior design have not been revealed at this stage, however, it is known that it will be a joint project of the group’s Artistic Office and the Owner’s team. Hull 11 will be delivered to the owner next year. Hull 12 is expected to hit the water in the next few months, as it is in its final construction stage.

Mangusta Yachts by Overmarine specialise in construction of very fast and high performance superyachts in a range from 72 to 165 feet. These luxury motor yachts are described as with sleek sporty lines, open bridge style and contemporary design. Some Mangustas are able to reach a top speed of 50 knots and a pleasant cruising speed of 30 knots.

Besides the recently launched hull 11 in the 165 E series of Mangusta, the range also consists if the 72, 80 hardtop, 105, 108, 130 and 148 Oceanco series yachts. A large number of stunning Mangusta superyachts are available for charter right now. To find out more contact CharterWorld for the best advice and superb professional service.

 

5 Reasons Why You Will Love project Cayman by Heesen yachts

November 15, 2016

Written by Maria Korotaeva

A bespoke superyachts builder Heesen loves innovative ideas and stunning superyacht projects. Since we do too, here are the 5 reasons why Heesen’s latest project Cayman, recently introduced to the superyacht community, is another high-performance yacht you will adore.

Project Cayman. Exterior

Project Cayman. Exterior

 

1. She is exactly what you want.

Based on a recent research on the superyacht market, Heesen recognised an opportunity to build a vessel that would suit consumers demand, in fact – crusing in shallow waters. The American market has been expanding, with a few prediction recently made on its further prosperity. This makes it certainly the right time for the Heesen’s new superyacht. Cayman features a draft of approximately 2.15m (7′), perfect for cruising in the Bahamas or elsewhere.

Project Cayman. Exterior

Project Cayman. Beach Fun

 

 2. She is very stylish.

Omega Architects have developed exterior design with adding some sleek lines, trendy cutaways in the side bulwark and Heesen’s “pelican” bow, making the superyacht look elegant and classic, while still featuring contemporary exterior solutions. Full-height windows provide a luxury of having plenty of day light and panoramic views.

Project Cayman. Exterior

Project Cayman. Exterior

 

3. She is light and fast.

Cayman is a three-deck fast displacement full aluminium yacht measuring at 42m (138′) and 400GT. Due to these specifications plus two powerful MTU engines, Cayman will be able to reach a maximum speed of 22.5 knots.

Project Cayman. Exterior

Project Cayman. Exterior

 

4. She offers a truly luxury experience on board.

Spacious beach club and a sky lounge are some of the great characteristics of her spacious relaxation areas. Roomy sundeck features shaded doing, Jacuzzi and loungers to provide the best time on your luxury cruise. The dinning room for 10 guests is designed to ensure a first-class service by the crew, given the size and layout of the area.

Aft Deck

Aft Deck

Beach Club

Beach Club

Aft

Aft

 

5. Her interior design is “Exotic Modern”.

Hot Lab design studio based in Milan, have developed an outstanding design concept especially for the project Cayman. It is described as “Exotic Modern” and based on light and natural tones and textures for a relaxed atmosphere on board. Accommodation is offered in a full-beam owner’s star room, two double cabins and two twin guest cabins for a total of 10 guests. Cayman will also be able to accommodate a crew of 7.