Cantiere delle Marche has unveiled new renderings of their highly anticipated superyacht, Maverick, a 44.34-meter Flexplorer 146. Currently under construction at the shipyard in Ancona, Italy, Maverick is set to be launched in the coming months.



Maverick, like all Flexplorers, showcases an exterior design by Hydro Tech. The elegant interiors are crafted by Francesco Paszkowski in collaboration with Margherita Casprini. The yacht perfectly embodies the desires and lifestyle of the owners, with Paszkowski's meticulous and poised approach resulting in a vessel that seamlessly combines exceptional functionality and aesthetics at the highest level.



The engineering feat of Maverick includes a custom-built A-frame crane constructed in carbon fiber by Advanced Mechanical Solutions (AMS). This crane, flush with the deck, allows for the launching of tenders and is strategically positioned at the borders of the spacious cockpit. Below deck, there is ample space dedicated to a large gym, sauna, and diving center. The lifting capacity of the crane reaches an impressive 4,000 kg.

Maverick features collapsible bulwarks that extend to the farthest end of the cockpit and can be folded down. By positioning the deck fittings at a lower level on the swim platform, the entire aft deck transforms into a vast beach area spanning over 135 square meters. The yacht also provides storage for a 9.5-meter custom tender designed by Rivellini and built by Cantiere delle Marche, as well as an A27 sailing boat, utilizing the powerful A-frame crane.



Another notable feature is the infinity pool located in the transom. This large pool can be covered and utilized as storage for deck furniture while the yacht is underway, maximizing space and functionality.

The interior layout of Maverick includes a main saloon and dining area that adopts an asymmetrical design similar to the acclaimed Flexplorer 130 Aurelia. The full-beam configuration on the starboard side expands the salon area, while the practical passageway on the port side facilitates seamless service between the galley and the outdoors.

The upper deck of Maverick offers a forward section dedicated to a rescue boat and jet skis. When at anchor, this space can be furnished with loose sofas and sunbeds, providing an additional outdoor lounging area.



Guest accommodations are spread over three decks, with four en suite cabins on the lower deck, an owner's stateroom on the main deck forward, and another owner's stateroom next to a single guest cabin on the upper deck. The radio room on the upper deck has been replaced by a large walk-in wardrobe.

Powered by twin Caterpillar C32 Acert engines, each generating 970kW, Maverick boasts a fuel capacity of 64,000 liters and a range of well-above 5000 nautical miles at economic speed. The yacht's reinforced hull, featuring an ice-belt of 22mm above and below the waterline, ensures the capability to navigate challenging icy conditions.



“The three Flex­plorer 146 cur­rently un­der con­struc­tion per­fectly show the con­cept’s in­her­ent flex­i­bil­ity, with each unit be­ing sig­nif­i­cantly dis­tinct from one an­other. De­spite each one be­ing unique in its own way, they all share the same fea­tures that en­able safe ex­plo­ration of re­mote des­ti­na­tions while pro­vid­ing ut­most com­fort and all the ameni­ties ex­pected of a true lux­ury yacht,” says Vasco Buon­pen­siere, CEO and Sales & Mar­ket­ing Di­rec­tor. 

CDM's story begins in 2010. The facilities cover an overall surface of 16˙000 square meters, including 7˙000 sq. m of workshops and 1˙000 sq. m of docks. Since 2015, the shipyard has been the world’s leading builder of explorer yachts. Based in Ancona, Cantiere delle Marche builds yachts from 26m to 45m in length.

Credits: CdM

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