There is still a month left until the end of summer, it's time to enjoy the sea vacation. The beach club today is the most important component of recreation on the water. We have selected three yachts with well-planned beach clubs worthy of your attention.
The ISA Classic 65 meter motor yacht Resilience spreads through six decks, her exterior and interior design was developed by Team for Design Enrico Gobbi while Palumbo Superyachts technical team were the naval architects. The steel and aluminum can accommodate 14 guests across six cabins with a seventh convertible, including a full-beam owner suite located on the forward main deck. At the lower deck she has the 4x4 meter transom, door aligns flush with the swimming platform when lowered, which combined with the two opened side doors, transforms the entire area into a beach club with an expanse of more than 180 sq. m. It consists of a lounge area, bar, showers, gym, sauna, massage room and a welcome area for boarding/disembarking guests from tenders.
The beach club has three different accesses to the rest of the yacht: an external staircase from the aft deck, an internal staircase to the right of the massage area, and a scenic corridor running through a transparent glass enclosure which, crossing the engine room, directly connects the beach club with the lower deck lobby and the guest cabins. On-board equipment includes two jet skis, a 27ft guest tender and a 19ft crew tender.
Al Waab, the longest steel and aluminum yacht below 500GT in the world, features the design and naval architecture by Vripack and GCC- based SF Yachts. She has an ergonomic layout which creates an open-plan, owner-centric general arrangement designed for easy, restful, family living. Other features include a drop-down bulwark in the dining area, which replaces the traditional formal dining room with an al fresco breakfast area just two meters above the water on the starboard main deck. Much of the onboard seating is designed to face outboard for a true connection with the sea. The yacht can accommodate up to 12 guests across six staterooms. The lavish split-level master suite is located on the upper deck and has a private four meter pool on the foredeck.
A sprawling beach club in the stern is another highlight. Moreover, by placing the tender bay in a sunken deck in the bow the tenders are easily accessible yet hidden from view. The grated ‘tween deck arrangement provides storage for two tenders, a pair of jet skis and other water toys, but because it is not an enclosed space it is not included in the yacht's overall volume.
The elegant and modern composite displacement boat Motopanfilo 37M Koju features the design of the Benetti motoryachts of the 60s. Her external lines were designed by Francesco Struglia, in collaboration with Benetti. The profile, characterized by neat and clean cuts, has been elongated and refined with austere shapes. The Lazzarini and Pickering studio designed the interiors, also inspired by the nautical tradition of the 60s, with modern technical and stylistic solutions. Loro Piana Interiors completely covered the interiors and parts of the exteriors, which are characterized by timeless elegance and furnished with classic summer and sea materials, first of all linen, in shades of white, blue and malachite.
Koju can accommodate 10 guests on board, including an owner’s suite at the bow of the main deck and a further four guest cabins on the lower deck. She features a spacious Hamptons-style beach club with a platform for easy access and a great selection of water toys.
Credits: Yacht Harbour archive
Camper & Nicholsons has announced the in-house sale of the 54.6m Baglietto C, with Fernando Nicholson representing both the seller and the buyer. Following the sale, C will remain in the Camper & Nicholsons charter fleet. This fully custom yacht was delivered in February 2021 by Italian yard Baglietto. C features a highvolume interior, and many versatile areas for different age groups and lifestyles of a family. A multi-deck motor yacht, C can accommodate up to 17 guests across seven cabins, including two master suites along with two VIP suites located on the main deck, as well as two double cabins equipped with Pullmans and a children’s cabin located on the lower deck. Constructed in aluminum, C is a true home away from home. This stupendous superyacht was developed by an award-winning trio. She features two freshwater pools. Horacio Bozzo sculpted social spaces, including a gigantic beach club that opens seaward on three sides. Interiors from Hot Lab pair Italianate sophistication with lashings of marble. "I would like to thank the owners for their continuous trust in representing this pristine yacht and wish the buyer great times onboard. And special thanks to our legal team for their outstanding job during the sales process," says Fernando Nicholson. Baglietto Spa is an Italian boat builder based in La Spezia specializing in new aluminum light alloy yachts ranging between 35m and 50m in length and steel and light aluminum alloy displacement megayachts starting at 40m.Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
December 8, 2023
Renowned Florida-based designer Kurt Strand has unveiled a groundbreaking 77-meter hybrid superyacht named Silence, a vessel that navigates the seas silently for up to eight hours in electric mode. Crafted with a sturdy steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, Silence boasts an eye-catching silhouette inspired by Scandinavian minimalism and sustainable design.Made by Acoya Design House, the interior of Silence epitomizes Scandi-chic, featuring a subtle color palette and minimalist Nordic furnishings. Reflecting a connection with nature, the decor incorporates natural materials, organic shapes, and lush greenery—a trend anticipated to gain popularity among seafarers seeking respite from today's hectic lifestyles.Spanning four decks, Silence's living quarters showcase floor-to-ceiling glazing and expansive open floorplans. Accommodating up to 14 guests in seven spacious suites and 20 crew members, the yacht offers an extravagant owner's suite on the upper deck, complete with a generous bedroom, an aft terrace featuring a hot tub and sun loungers – a serene retreat for the owners.The main deck revolves around a light, airy lounge leading to a beach club with a pool and lounge. The sundeck seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living, featuring a Jacuzzi, an outdoor cinema, and a dining area for 14, complemented by a sophisticated bar and gaming area indoors.Additional highlights include a wellness area, a foredeck helipad that transforms into a party area or sun-soaked lounge, and ample storage for two 10-meter tenders, six Jet Skis, and various water toys. Silence represents a marriage of luxury and sustainability, setting a new standard for eco-friendly superyachts.Credits: Acoya Design House
December 8, 2023
In a significant transaction, the 85-meter Oceanco sailing marvel, Aquijo, has found a new owner, orchestrated by Gary Wright and Jonathan Zwaans of Y.CO, introducing the buyer, and Robert Shepherd and Bruce Brakenhoff Jr. of Edmiston representing the seller. The yacht, with a last known asking price of EUR105,000,000, will continue under the expert management of Y.CO.Launched in 2016, Aquijo stands as a testament to the collaborative prowess of Oceanco and Vitters. Her exterior, a creation of Tripp Design Naval Architects, harmonizes with the interiors envisioned by Dölker + Voges Design.Conceived as the world's largest ketch, Aquijo proudly unfurls twin 90-meter masts, each carrying identical 1,192-square-meter mainsails, contributing to a staggering total sail area of 5,051 square meters.Crafted to fulfill the owner's vision of a comfortable, high-performance cruising yacht with global capabilities, Aquijo prioritizes safety, comfort, and performance. Accommodating up to 12 guests in seven lavish staterooms, including a master suite on the bridge deck, two VIPs, a double, a twin, and two convertible staterooms on the lower deck.Aquijo's allure extends to her capacious beach club, featuring a steam room, sauna, lounge, and ocean-view hot tub – a rarity in sailing yachts. Complemented by three outdoor bars, including a main deck 12-seater bar with a retractable television, multi-colored lighting, and beer on tap, she redefines luxury on the water.Equipped with twin Caterpillar engines, Aquijo achieves a top speed of 17 knots. Oceanco was founded in 1987. Right now it is a world-class builder of custom superyachts up to the 140 meters range. Oceanco works with world-known designers such as Terence Disdale, Nuvolari-Lenard, Espen Oeino, Sam Sorgiovanni, Igor Lobanov, Tim Heywood and Andrew Winch to create some of the timeless and award-winning yachts afloat today.Credit: Oceanco
December 8, 2023
Camper & Nicholsons proudly announces the successful in-house sale of the 37.14m Corto Maltese, originally crafted in 2006 by Dutch Yacht Builders. Led by Mael Fiolet and Rodrigo Nicholson, the seller's representatives, and with Fernando Nicholson introducing the buyer, this transaction marks a seamless collaboration within the Camper & Nicholsons family.Initially configured as a ketch-rigged yacht, Corto Maltese underwent a remarkable transformation, evolving into a sloop-rigged vessel with a reimagined keel configuration. Boasting VAT-paid status, completion of her 15-year RINA survey, and LY2 compliance, Corto Maltese stood as an irresistible offering.Accommodating eight guests in four cabins, Corto Maltese exudes timeless elegance. The full-beam master suite, granting direct access to the stern, features an ensuite adorned with his-and-hers sinks. Throughout the interior, a classic aesthetic prevails, with teak and mahogany adorning the spaces, Botticino and spring rose marble gracing the bathrooms, and granite countertops enhancing the galley.Fernando Nicholson expresses gratitude, saying, "Thanks to our brilliant junior brokers, we have been able to achieve this sale. I would also like to thank the new buyer for having trusted Camper & Nicholsons every step of the way in the purchase of this gem." Credits: Camper & Nicholsons
December 7, 2023
In a remarkable stride toward sustainable luxury yachting, Sunreef Yachts secures a pair of orders for the Sunreef 100 Eco, manifesting a rising enthusiasm for eco-conscious superyachts. The dual commitment from steadfast patrons cements Sunreef Yachts' trailblazing role in the eco-revolution within the superyacht domain.Crafted for environmentally benign voyages enveloped in opulence, the Sunreef 100 Eco champions a design geared for silent, pollution-free journeys. A defining attribute of these catamarans lies in the integration of composite solar panels, leveraging cutting-edge solutions developed by Sunreef Yachts to harness solar energy to its maximum potential.The propulsion system of the Sunreef 100 Eco boasts purpose-designed batteries and cutting-edge electric motors, delivering extended hours of smokeless, vibration-free electric-powered navigation. This catamaran ensures a serene sailing experience, with hydro generators ensuring a continuous supply of clean energy during sailing.The discreetly positioned stern garage, capable of housing a jet ski and an array of water toys, stands out as a distinctive feature of this catamaran. The expansive Ocean Lounge takes center stage on the Sunreef 100 Eco, seamlessly blending the stern platform and tailgates. Designed for sun-soaked respites, leisure, and aquatic activities, the lounge also offers direct access to ample storage for accessories and diving gear. With two new eco-chic additions to its fleet, Sunreef Yachts elevates the essence of sustainable yachting to unprecedented heights.Sunreef Yachts was founded by Francis Lapp in 2002 in Gdansk, Poland. Since then, the shipyard has been designing and manufacturing luxury sailing and power multihulls. Credits: Sunreef Yachts
December 7, 2023