Ferretti Yachts present their latest Ferretti 850 Flybridge yacht, unveiled for the first time at the BOOT 2016 Dusseldorf show. The yacht is unique thanks to her striking and sophisticated profile and bespoke interior layout, resembling of a floating luxury apartment, where design, comfort and performance are at the forefront.
The new Ferretti Yachts 850 was created in collaboration between Ferretti Group’s Product Strategy Committee Studio Zuccon International Project for the exterior design, and the Group’s Engineering Department responsible for the naval and technical engineering and fitting out of the interior. The yacht will be constructed in the Cattolica shipyard, scheduled to premiere at the Cannes boat show in September this year.
The new motor yacht will measure 85,4 feet (26 metres with a construction length below 24 metres (LH 78,8 feet), therefore falling within the classification category of recreational boats. She is characterised by sharp angles with a strong and aggressive personality. She will feature two trapezoidal hull windows with integrated portholes, maximising the amount of natural light penetrating the interior.
The aft area of the new Ferretti 850 boasts an innovative mechanism, which opens and folds down the transom door, unveiling a spacious beach area, which can be also lowered under the water. The cockpit is accessible from both sides and features a multi-purpose sofa, which can be utilised both as a chaise lounge or as seating for al fresco dining. The starboard side towards the bow, under the staircase leading to the flybridge, there are multiple storage compartments, an ice maker can be installed as well as optional mooring controls. The exterior access to the engine room is via a port side door.
An open-space saloon and dining area is revealed thanks to large glazed sliding doors on the main deck. All the furniture and fittings redefine the architectural and design ‘language’ of yachting. Interior design was created by the Group Engineering Department’s interior designer, boasting living style in line with the latest developments in residential architecture, characterised by sober minimalism and relaxing simplicity. Almost full-height glazed surfaces, light pleated curtains and freestanding furniture add to the inviting contemporary style of the vessel. The yacht also boasts design elements by , whit whom Ferretti Group has collaborated to include accessories, wood selections and the built-in furniture.
The raised pilothouse, which can be accessed from both the starboard passageway and the central lobby, can also be reached by the captain and crew directly from their own cabins, without having to walk through the main saloon. The lower deck provides a plenty of space for the owners and guests. The beautiful master stateroom was created in collaboration with Minotti, reflecting the style of the main saloon. In addition to the central double bed, it boasts a study area along the sidewall, a large wardrobe and a spacious storage compartments. The TV is placed on the wall opposite the bed, while a partially satin-glazed wall on the extreme left opens into the bathroom with large shower stall, two washbasins and a toilette. Behind the suite, the transverse fuel tank and insulated partition serve to minimise noise and vibration from the engine room.
The lower deck is also home to two vast VIP double cabins; one is located on the port side amidship and the other forward. The fourth starboard guest cabin is fitted with twin beds. All the guest cabin feature en-suite bathroom facilities and separate shower. The crew quarters are situated in the extreme bow and comprise two cabins with bunk beds and a private bathroom.
The flybridge of the new Ferretti 850 yacht has various possibilities for the owners. There are two ways of extending the shaded area: wither with a hard top that stretches towards the stern, or with a hard top that includes a fixed extension and a central area with a sliding awning or glazing. The flybridge can be entirely furnished with freestanding furniture.
A second al fresco lounge area is located on the foredeck for relaxing in utmost privacy. Designed to maintain the family feeling, the area is even more spacious and features a large central sunpad, seating and a dinette with height-adustable table.
Upon request, the area can be sheltered with umbrellas and curtains to increase privacy and comfort. The technical mooring equipment is housed separately in the forepeak.
The Ferretti Yachts 850 will be equipped with MAN engines and owners will be able to choose between two options: twin V12 1800 mhp engines for a cruising speed of 26 knots and a maximum speed of 29 knots, or more powerful twin V12 1900 mhp engines for a cruising speed of 27 knots and a maximum speed of 31 knots (preliminary data).
To personalise the owner’s specific needs both when cruising and at anchor, Seakeeper active gyro stabilizers or Zero Speed hydraulic stabilizing fins can also be installed upon request.