After Emocean's successful debut at the 2021 Cannes Yachting Festival, Rosetti Superyachts revealed further insights into the design and performance of their first superyacht project to hit the water.
Built for an experienced couple who were closely involved in all aspects of the design and construction of the yacht, she is designed to spend long periods on board in complete comfort and safety in all sea conditions.
Main deck lounge
“The owners of Emocean came to us because of our background in building thoroughly reliable commercial vessels – this was the first thing that they put on their brief,” says Andrea Giora, RSY Sales & Marketing Director. “On the other hand, they wanted to be able to interact with the builder, to know the suppliers, to speak with them and select the best contractor for each element that was to be installed on board.”
Her exterior design and naval architecture was made by Hydro Tec. with a beam of 8.85m and a gross tonnage of 432 GT, the RSY 38m EXP has volumes that are typical of larger yachts and her 700 sq. m of space is divided almost equally between the interior and exterior. The exterior profile is classic in proportion but contemporary in style with tense, angular lines. At the request of owners, the windows and openings are as large as possible.
The main salon has large windows and sliding doors that offer wide sea views, thanks also to the fact that the engine room ventilation shafts have been moved further forward. In addition, two large side sliding doors provide access to the cutaway bulwarks and the side decks. The space is divided into two main areas: a veranda-style seating area towards the stern and the dining area.
“The exterior design is a reflection of the yacht’s functionality and reliability, which were the key priorities for the owners. Special attention has also been dedicated to the crew areas and to the hold volumes, both essential requirements for long voyages far from ports or marinas,” says Sergio Cutolo, founder of Hydro Tec.
The fresh contemporary interior styling was done by BurdissoCapponi Yachts & Design, a local design firm based in Ravenna, and is based on joinery of light Creta oak and dark smoked oak. A key feature is the main lobby where a bespoke sculpture by Giacinto Bosco occupies pride of place in the stairwell. “The project was born from the close collaboration and synergy with the owners who expressed their tastes and desires, functional and layout needs. Following various meetings it emerged that the staircase would become the fulcrum of the project, reflecting character and style that runs throughout the yacht,” says Francesca Burdisso.
The owner’s suite is located on the main deck. It has a private office, large his & hers bathrooms and a walk-in wardrobe. On the lower deck is a beach club and four comfortable guest cabins (two twins and two doubles), as well as the crew accommodation (three cabins), a crew mess, pantry and pro-spec galley. Between the upper and main deck there is also a dedicated laundry and storage room.
Main deck saloon
For complete independence at sea, the yacht has almost 3,000 litres of fridge-freezer space in the galley and the crew pantry and a technical room on the lower deck which hosts fuel and water tanks sufficient to guarantee long cruises. Emocean also has a custom-designed wine cellar with a 150 bottle capacity.
The main lounge is located on the upper deck. The tender is stowed on the open aft deck, spacious and partially shaded; it is dedicated to an al fresco lounge. The captain's cabin is located adjacent to the wheelhouse with an integrated bridge overlooking a huge sundbedcon the open foredeck.
The 150 sq. m sundeck features a hot tub with cascade, a large bar unit, dining facilities including a large table for 12 people with chairs and side seats and a gym area.
RSY 38m EXP night view
The RSY 38m EXP is powered by twin MAN D2868 LE 425 engines (588kW) with a round-bilge displacement hull, bulbous bulb, electric CMC stabilisers and extended skeg optimised for cruising at between 10 and 11 knots. Emocean has a long range of 5,000 nautical miles.
Rosetti, evolution of Rosetti Menotti, was established in 1925, and they're a global leader in both the engineering and construction of on-shore and off-shore plants, as well as a wide range of commercial ships ranging from ocean-going tugs and platform supply vessels to passenger ferries equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for propulsion, automation, navigational aids and control systems.
Credits: Rosetti Superyachts
The 89m Here Comes The Sun has departed the Damen Yachting Vlissingen City shipyard in the Netherlands ready to take on a global itinerary. Before heading to waters further afield, the now 89m Amels – the largest delivered to date – made a port of call in London marking her first public display beyond the local shores of the Damen Yachting facilities where she has spent the last 16 months. She was originally delivered in 2017 and returned to Damen Yachting in 2020 under new ownership for an extensive Amels refit. The owner appointed Azure Yacht Design, the yard’s original partner for the naval architecture, to re-pen this iconic Amels from 83 to 89 meters.Her 6-meter extension and the volume increased from 2827 to 2977 GT became all the more evident. The modifications also included the new colour, the extended sun deck aft with helicopter landing area, extended bridge deck aft accommodation to allow for two VIP suites with exterior balconies and extended main deck aft providing a larger beach club, spa facilities and a large 7-meter swimming pool. Further modifications include alterations to a number of deck and interior areas and layouts. Damen Yachting Project Manager Sander Peeters was present at the yard as Here Comes The Sun set sail. “The refit of Here Comes The Sun was a very large scale and complex project. We are all very proud to have delivered on time and to such a high quality, made possible by the teamwork and collaboration between our own teams, our co-makers and the owner’s team and crew. We would like to thank everyone involved for their part in making this special project a success. Seeing her leave the yard is a very emotional moment and we look forward to following her next chapter and adventures with her owner.”Damen Yachting, a division within the Damen Shipyards Group, was created in 2019. The division combines the pedigree and heritage of Amels yachts with a growing portfolio of SeaXplorer yachts and Yacht Support vessels.Credits: Damen Yachting
December 3, 2021
Camper and Nicholsons has sold the 36.60m Mamma Mia, with Camper and Nicholsons’ senior sales broker Fernando Nicholson representing the seller, and Jim McConville of Allied Marine representing the buyer.A tri deck Mamma Mia is a highly customised Benetti Classic 120. She was launched in 2007 as a part of a very successful series.Mamma Mia offers accommodation for up to 12 guests across five well-appointed en suite cabins, comprising a master suite, three doubles and one twin.Mamma Mia's interior, designed by Zuretti, is elegant and classic with neutral colours set against mahogany. The larger, shared areas of the yacht, such as the sky lounge and main foyer, also feature marble finishes.The classic exterior lines come from designer Stefano Righini and aboard Mamma Mia, the extensive deck space. The main deck is covered, the bridge deck partially so and has a seating/dining area with extra tables to suit a buffet style set-up, and the sun deck, with a bar and hot tub, has an optional bimini and umbrellas.Mamma Mia also has a large tender garage, positioned aft, with space for a tender of up to 6m along with a jet ski or two, and her 4.5m Williams jet tender.Credits: Camper and Nicholsons
December 3, 2021
Andiamo, a 150' Palmer Johnson built in 2007, has been sold. She was asking USD 12,900,000 at the time of sale. Alex G. Clarke from Denison Yachting introduced the buyer and AJ Blackmon with Apollo Yachts represented the seller.The sporty Andiamo had a refit in 2020. Her interior and exterior design is by Nuvolari Lenard, although her interior underwent a complete refit of all soft goods with the addition of custom furniture, new upholstery, new carpet, and bed linens. Naval architecture is by Donald L. Blount.She can accommodate 12 guests across five cabins, plus eight crew.Onboard amenities include a beach club, swimming pool, hot tub on the bow and another one in the master, and cinema. Her top speed is 26 knots with a maximum range of 700 nautical miles when navigating at a cruising speed of 18 knots. Credits: Denison Yachting
December 3, 2021
A 110m concept Malena was revealed by studio Rodriguez Design. The steel and aluminium yacht with sleek and sharp profile spreads across four decks and can accommodate 24 guests in 11 cabins, including six VIP’s on the main deck and four doubles on the lower deck. The owner suite is located at the owner’s deck. The owner deck, the upper deck and the sundeck feature the side balcony system. “With the side balcony system, we wanted to create the feeling of being on a super luxury skyscraper. Wherever the yacht is docked or moored, the city will have a new addition to its skyline,” explains Josh Rodriguez, studio founder. The yacht features two infinity pools at the main deck with a bar. The stairs lead down to the hydraulic swimming platform. The hot tub is located on the owner’s deck. The additional pool is placed on the upper deck. Here is also posted a large dining table and lounge area. A touch and go helipad for an Airbus ACH 160 helicopter can be found at the bow. Malena will have a hybrid diesel electric propulsion system. Her top speed is 18 knots and she has a range of 6,000 nautical miles at 12 knots.Credits: Rodriguez Design
December 3, 2021
The 26.29m Sunseeker 86 Yacht Hard 8 has been sold. Listed for sale with Nick Hatfield of Sanlorenzo Yachts UK, the buyer was introduced by Harry Bristow-Holmes of Bristow-Holmes. Hard 8 was launched in May 2017 by Sunseeker, with the highest degree of specification of any Sunseeker 86 to leave the yard. Her interior in satin-finished wenge wood comfortably accommodates eight guests in four cabins consisting of an amidships master suite, a forward VIP and two double guest cabins. All guest cabins have entertainment centres, Apple television screens and en-suite bathroom facilities. The crew quarters are located aft.The spacious main saloon has large settees to port and starboard, plus armchairs and ottomans, with an entertainment centre featuring a Bose stereo surround sound home cinema system. Forward of the saloon is a formal dining area with seating for eight guests, while further forward still is an open galley with breakfast area.The yacht’s exterior spaces are designed for relaxing, entertaining and dining, with the aft deck having built-in seating around a teak table and the foredeck sunbathing area incorporating a removable parasol. On the flybridge, shaded by the hard top, she offers a wet bar with barbecue, sit-up bar, hot tub and sunpads. Twin 1,500hp MTU diesel engines power the vessel to speeds of up to 30 knots and she is fitted with hydraulic fin stabilisers.Hard 8 was sold for an undisclosed sum, but was asking £3,550,000 ex VAT.Since 1969 Sunseeker Yachts has built composite semi-custom yachts from 12m to 47m. The shipyard's main facility is located in Poole. Credits: Maa Agency
December 3, 2021