On Saturday morning, January 25, the first Diamond 145 hull was launched on Benetti slipways in Viareggio. The 44-meter flagship of the Class category was named INK

According to the representatives of the shipyard, the moment when the 44-meter flagship with a composite body first touched the water in front of the entire city became very emotional. Azimut|Benetti Group President Paolo Vitelli spoke of a spectacular launch. “Slipway launches are part of the history of Benetti shipyards. We have a great tradition and hundreds of yacht launches to our name, but the revolutionary features of the Class category today promise to bring Benetti new success. This slipway is in fact a launch pad for our technical expertise and desire to push ahead, in a technological challenge focused on the goal of continuity”. 



Motor yacht INK can accommodate up to 10 guests across four cabins. The main deck master suite hosts a spacious wardrobe, a large full-beam bathroom, and a private office. The comfortable lounge area is located in the main deck salon, while the dining area is on the upper deck in the sky lounge. Designed to improve life on board for the owners, guests, and crew, INK provides an enjoyable cruising experience. 

Giorgio M. Cassetta commented on his work by saying; “Diamond 145 springs from a project with a mission to improve life on board not only for owners and guests, but for all the crew too. The sheer size of the yacht has made it possible to adopt an impressively ergonomic approach that ensures a majestic stance, while embracing ultra-modern details combined with a style that reflects the concept of a timeless yacht”. 



The 44-meter Diamond 145 with a composite hull is distinguished by the volume of interior space and deck space that are unsurpassed in size. On board there are 4 huge open recreation areas: aft cockpit, upper deck terrace, sundeck and an extensive “beach” with a spa pool on the bow of the yacht with an area of ​​70 square meters. 

Two wide staircases from the bathing platform lead to the aft cockpit of the main deck - they are also an architectural feature of Diamond 145. The cockpit is connected to the main deck cabin, where the glazing is made in full height. In the center there is a dining room, and in the bow there are master apartments. At the same time, the galley and other working areas are designed to remain invisible, but provide high-quality service on board. 



On the upper deck, the cabin is 80% glazed around the perimeter, which, in particular, provides not only a panoramic view to the guests of the yacht, but also an excellent view to the captain from the wheelhouse. The outdoor aft terrace is an ideal place for informal al fresco dining. Optionally, on the same deck you can plan a VIP cabin in addition to the 4 guest cabins on the lower deck. A level above the sundeck with an area of ​​115 sq.m can be planned and equipped in full accordance with the wishes of the future owner. You can also fully customize the beach club in the stern. Two engines of 1400 hp provide Diamond 145 ’a top speed of 15 knots and a fuel capacity of 60,000 liters - autonomy up to 3,800 nautical miles.

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