Latest trends in midsize segment — open, coupe and flybridge
We continue to survey the nominees for the award European Powerboat of the Year. We already talked about boats up to 7 meters from 7 to 10 m and from 10 to 13. In this article we will focus on motor yachts over 45 feet (13.7 m). When evaluating boats in this category, the competent jury took into account such factors as their suitability for long cruises.
Absolute Navetta 48
Thanks to the ingenious design of 14.93-meter Navetta 48 exceeds the comfort of a boat of larger size. The add-in got panoramic Windows, and in each cabin, and even the bathrooms have large portholes. In combination with the interior in grey-beige tones of the room was very bright.
On the spacious flybridge placed deck chairs for sunbathing and cocktail area, while there is still a lot of places. In the lounge there is a dining area and a full galley with plenty of cabinets and drawers. On the lower deck are three large staterooms, including a master Suite owner.
Boot Dusseldorf in hall 6, stand B28
Azimut Atlantis 51
The boat is well blended into a single style and concept line of Atlantis sports shape, a semi-open salon and good rates of speed. The upper deck is exclusively reserved for guests. In the bow, Azimut Atlantis 51 traditionally located the sunbeds, aft — bathing platform and the saloon has a comfortable sofa and a table.
A galley with a dining area moved to the lower deck, forming a cozy cabin. The room owner is equipped with a restroom with a spacious shower and two guest cabins share a common bathroom.
Boot Dusseldorf in hall 6, stand D58
Beneteau Swift Trawler 47
Developed by Andreani Design Swift Trawler 47 at first sight inspires a sense of security. The boat was pretty roomy. On the lower deck are three double cabins and the salon can easily be transformed into another guest room. Living harmoniously combined with the galley, which is the post of captain.
Rear cockpit separated from the passenger compartment of a translucent sliding door. Wide door opening serves as a smooth transition from the internal space to the outside, so a big company can easily communicate, stay on the sofas in the salon and cockpit. The spacious flybridge is equipped with an additional galley at the client’s request can also be equipped with extra beds for sunbathing.
On Boot Dusseldorf, hall 5 booth D22
De Antonio Yachts D46 Open
New D46 Open is a combination of high performance and unique style. One of the main features of 13.9-metre boat was the use of outboard motors, which are hidden under beds in the aft. The manufacturer offers yachts with a set of from two to four engines, the total maximum power can reach 1200 HP
The client may choose from three plan underdeck spaces — with one, two or three cabins. In the first two embodiments, the empty space forms the galley and dining area.
Boot Dusseldorf in hall 6, stand E60
Galeon 640 Fly
Galeon 640 Fly, with its hinged sides in the cockpit can rightly be called a boat-transformer. Of course, the technology itself is not new, but it is used on boats much larger in size. At the expense of the boards can increase the space that can be used as a kind of bar on the balcony.
But the characteristics of the boats don’t stop there. Which are just like cut and split the table in the lounge in the bow that converts easily into a sunbathing area, and a spacious flybridge with galley and bar.
Below deck, things are no less interesting. The owner’s stateroom is located at the widest part of the hull and occupies the entire space from side to side. There’s plenty of room, there are two large Windows, multiple closets for clothes and things. Cabins guests, though smaller in size, but was also light and airy.
Boot Dusseldorf in hall 6, stand A59/A60