Expect some eye-popping yacht launches this 2018. Feadship and Oceanco plan to reveal their most advanced superyachts this year. Nothing can surely match the scale and quality of these launches, and it’s sure to grab everyone’s eye as the year unfolds. Here’s what awaits us this year:
Oceanco Y717 Yasmin – Oceanco, 90m
Not much has been revealed about the 90m/295ft superyacht. Oceanco is still completing it, but her look is said to be designed by Luiz de Basto himself. The yacht is expected to have an assortment of windows, to the delight of its guests who want to view sunsets in the luxury of their rooms. Once the Y717 is launched, she will become Oceano’s flagship.
Amels 18801 – Amels, 58m
Amels commissioned renowned designers Tim Heywood and Reymond Langton Design to handle the exteriors and interior design of its luxury yacht, the AMELS 18801. Both men are famous for spicing up modern day living areas. It’s said the accommodations can fit 12 guests between 6 cabins. The Amels boasts a speed of 15.5 knots, and can cruise for 4,500 nautical miles at 12 knots.
Project TIS – Lurssen, 111m
Andrew Winch will design the 111m/364ft motor yacht PROJECT TIS. The yacht has six teak decks and a beam of 16.85m/55.3ft, and can lodge 24 guests between 12 cabins.
Feadship 1007 – Feadship, 110m
Boasting designs by naval architect Micahel Leach Design, the , FEADSHIP 1007 is will likely replace the 101.5m/333ft superyacht SYMPHONY as the yard’s flagship. The arching curve of the megastructure links it to the main deck, while the upper decks and the sharp lines of the bow makes her silhouette bold and especially noticeable to an observer at a distance.
Project Promise – Feadship, 51m
PROJECT PROMISE is a 51m/167ft superyacht that’s to be used for expeditions and is being built for an Asian patron. Designers Bannenberg & Rowell worked on the yacht’s interiors. They both also completed the exterior JOY in 2016, Feadship’s other superyacht, and the interiors of BOOK ENDS by Heesen Yachts last 2017.
A&R 6502 – Abeking & Rasmussen, 75m
London-based Eidsgaard Design will finish the interior and exterior of this 74.5m/244ft luxury yacht, boasting over a 12.8/42ft beam with an accommodation of 6 guest cabins. One of the cabins is the Owner’s cabin, located on the main deck. It’s rumored to have a swimming pool eight meters in length on the sun and observation deck.
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