Napoli-based shipyard Arcadia Yachts has delivered the second hull in the builder’s 105 series, the winner of World Superyacht Awards 2019 for Best Semi-displacement or Planing Motor Yacht.
The 32-metre yacht was christened Sea Coral II and delivered to charter broker OceanDrive. The yacht will be available for charter cruises around Amalfi, Sardinia, Corsica and the South of France starting from this summer.
Based on the same platform as the Arcadia 100+, both exteriors and interiors of Arcadia 105 were developed in collaboration with Italian design studio Hot Lab. Sea Coral II comes as the second hull in the series, after the 2018 RJ.
The 199-GT semi-planing superyacht has been constructed with a fibreglass hull onto a beam of 7.76 metres.
The model is trademarked with glass walls between the aft-deck and main salon and openable floor-to-ceiling windows creating a fluid indoor-outdoor space.
Thanks to the convertible 35-square-metre skylounge, a fully enclosed third deck can be protected against bad weather or open to enjoy the breeze and the scents of the sea.
Accommodation on-board is provided for up to 10 guests within two doubles, two twins and one convertible cabin, along with the staff capacity for six. The yacht is equipped with games room, dining room and a private lounge.
Toy storage of Sea Coral II comprises a Castoldi tender stored aft, two paddleboards, two Seabobs, a Kayak, wakeboard and water skis.
Powered by two MAN V8 1200HP engines, the yacht cruises at 12-14 knots under reportedly low fuel consumption.
As to other projects by the yard, with ten units now under construction, it has recently revealed the first Sherpa XL, that is approaching her completion.
The 26m Drakkar S yacht concept was designed by Max Zhivov, inspired by Viking ships, but with solar panels covering almost the entire roof. They power the boat with electric energy and make her environmentally friendly. Drakkar S can be controlled by autopilot directly from a smartphone app. Smartphones can also be used by guests to set the destination and cruise to it.On board, it's a luxury yacht with an expansive main salon, well-equipped kitchen, two master cabins, two guest cabins and a swim platform.The saloon roof can be opened so that guests can enjoy the fresh air. Credits: Max Zhirov
January 28, 2021
Camper & Nicholsons, Karatas Yacht Design and Arkin Pruva have announced that the new build project of the 42.5m Explorer Ice Class, due for delivery in 2022, has been upgraded to the latest IMO gas emission regulations.All parties worked together to ensure the new build’s machinery meets the latest IMO requirements, specifically when it comes to NOx SOx Tier III gas emission. The Arkin Pruva Explorer yacht will, therefore, be equipped with the latest 2021 MAN engines fitted with SCR exhausts at no extra cost to the buyer. The additional cost was kindly absorbed by the shipyard, Arkin Pruva, to keep the total budget under €10 million.As a result, the entire engine room had to be redesigned by Karatas Yacht Design in order to accommodate the new engines and additional equipment to stay within the environmental regulations stipulated in the latest IMO requirements. The Explorer Ice Class will be RINA Ice Class D certified. Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
January 28, 2021
Following the delivery of the 50m Olokun to her new owner at the end of last year, Tankoa has released the first running images of the full-aluminium yacht. Olokun was photographed on the way to the Côte d'Azur, where she will spend her first season. Olokun began life as an on-spec project that was sold and project-managed by Camper & Nicholsons. With exterior and interior design by Francesco Paszkowski and decor by Casadio Miami, the interior layout is similar to her 50m predecessors Bintador and Vertige. Her distinctive black hull, however, is unique and was created using a high-performance coating that reduces the temperature of the metal in sunlight by up to 10°C. “For me it was a great pleasure to participate in the completion and delivery of Olokun while respecting the established deadlines, despite the serious pandemic that has hit the whole world,” says Vincenzo Poerio, CEO of Tankoa Yachts. “Western Liguria is full of successful shipyards dedicated to refit, but Tankoa is the only yard in this economic sector that has new-build superyacht construction as its core business. I’m convinced that, by working with local authorities, we will be able to grow Tankoa more and more until it becomes a point of reference in the global superyacht market.” Two more 50m projects are currently being built at the Tankoa facility in Genoa, and the company is further looking to acquire the Cantieri di Pisa brand and shipyard.Tankoa was founded in 2007 and began production in 2008. A true “boutique shipyard”, focused on building semi-custom and custom constructions 45-meter and up.Credits: Emanuele Carmassi/Tankoa
January 27, 2021
At first, the expected delivery date was 2021, but the shipyard has moved it to 2022. Rainbow II is a classical 51m sloop. She began her life in the Netherlands prior to the hull being purchased by Turquoise Yachts. Her exterior and naval architecture were made by Dykstra Design. The main deckhouse salon will provide guests with sweeping views all around, while the adjacent main cockpit offers a cozy place to enjoy the sailing and ample space for al fresco dining. The modern sloop rig results in efficient sailing performance using modern technology to ensure easy and safe handling of the sails. A side-boarding platform allows easy access to the sea and tender boarding.The elegant interior with mahogany walls was made by DeVos deVries. Her layout contains five guest cabins and four cabins for a crew of nine. The outfitting will begin soon, so more details are to come. Turquoise was established in 1997 by two leaders of the Turkish boat building industry: Proteksan Yachts Inc. and Turquoise Yacht Construction. After launching the 50m M/Y Turquoise (now called Double Trouble), 20 other megayachts ranging from 40m to 77m in length have since been delivered to an international roster of clients from the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and Russia. Credits: Turquoise Yachts
January 27, 2021
The 60m yacht has begun her journey from Poland to the Amels facility in the Netherlands for outfitting. Amels 60, featuring hybrid power and propulsion technology, has an Espen Oeino exterior design. The model has become the second collaboration with Oeino for the yard, following the 78m Amels Full Custom, which is now under construction for delivery in 2021. Winch Design was appointed by the owner to create the bespoke interiors of this first Amels 60 hull. It’s the third Amels new-build yacht for the owner. The Amels 60 interior layout sleeps up to twelve guests in six comfortable cabins and thirteen crew members. With a cruising speed of 13 knots, she can reach 4,500 nautical miles. Her top speed is 15.5 knots. The yacht is now under construction for delivery in spring 2022.Damen Yachting, a division within the Damen Shipyards Group, was created in 2019. The division combines the pedigree and heritage of Amels yachts with a growing portfolio of SeaXplorer yachts and Yacht Support vessels.Credits: Amels
January 27, 2021