The World Superyacht Awards 2019 ceremony took place on May 2019 in London with Benetti Superyacht SPECTRE winning the in the category “Displacement yachts between 500 and 1,999 tonnes”. Sporty and sleek exterior design by Giorgio M Cassetta and the contemporary interiors by the Benetti Interior Style Department have won the hearts of the Boat International judges. Among notable features of SPECTRE are outstanding performance capabilities and the latest technology developed by Mulder Design, as well as Total Ride Control® by Naiad Dynamics.
“I feel extremely proud to be Chairman of Azimut-Benetti Group, once again recognized as the largest megayacht producer in the world for 19 years now. Benetti is receiving this prestigious award for Spectre and in the meantime is completing 3 Giga yachts of more than 100 mt. We are living a sparkling sales season and hosting great events all over the world. These are great achievements with which I happily celebrate the 50th Anniversary of my Group,” comments Paolo Vitelli.
The interiors feature Art Deco and Liberty styling with opulent Armani fabrics, futuristic materials and geometric shapes. Accommodation is offered across 6 spacious staterooms, including 2 master suites, 2 VIP staterooms and 2 guest cabins.
Yacht Designer Giorgio M Cassetta: “Imagining, designing and building Spectre was a great opportunity, which my team and I honoured with our most dedicated attention and work. I am deeply grateful for this outstanding recognition and wish to thank deeply John and Jeanette Staluppi, all the team involved in this spectacular construction, my own team who have spared no effort and all those who have shown appreciation for Spectre which will always bear an important place in my heart”.
Mulder Design were working on the design of the High Speed Cruising Hull over a few years to achieve 30% higher speed in comparison to conventional displacement hulls. Frank Mulder adds: “This technology improves on board comfort and increases fuel efficiency at long range speed, thus obtaining serious long range capability”.
Earlier this year SPECTRE won the “Best Custom Built Yacht” award at the Asia Boating Awards 2019.
Her lavish amenities include swimming pool, helipad, Jacuzzi, beach club, elevator, outdoor bar, tender garage and swim platform.
This summer she will be cruising in the Mediterranean charter grounds and is available for charter from US$ 600,000 per week plus expenses.