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Ferretti Group has announced plans to premiere its Custom Line 120 this summer.
The Francesco Paszkowski design is the first planing hull in the Custom Line series. It incorporates elements from automotive design, the aviation industry and residential architecture, and can be customized to each owner’s preferences.
For example, the Custom Line 120 has a cockpit with a window whose two sections can be opened separately. A company in the aviation industry collaborated on the window, which has an area above it that’s set up as a lounge with a TV.
Another example, from residential architecture, is the use of support columns that contain lighting systems, audio systems and air conditioning.
￼Accommodations: In addition to the master stateroom, there are four en suite guest staterooms. The two located aft have their beds athwartships, for views out the hull-side windows. Crew quarters are in the bow.
Power plants: Twin MTU 16V 2000 M94 engines are expected to produce a cruising speed of 22 knots and a top end of 25 knots. At 11 knots, range is expected to exceed 1,050 nautical miles.
Turquoise Yachts in Turkey has sold a 252-foot superyacht, the largest in the shipyard’s history. Delivery to the European owners is scheduled for spring 2018.
The yacht is an evolution of the builder’s 236-foot Vicky, which launched in 2012. Design is by H2 Yacht Design. The profile will incorporate a stretched arch around the aft section of the yacht, and the accommodations will include an owner’s deck with a private outside deck and spa pool.
Other noteworthy features are a sundeck with a pool more than 16 feet long, a water-level beach club that spans more than 1,700 square feet, a tender garage that can hold both a 32-foot limousine tender and a 26-foot multipurpose tender; and an elevator that services all decks.
Guest accommodations: Plans call for main-deck staterooms that can adjoin as suites, accommodating parties as large as 18 guests. Separate quarters are for 20 crew (and include a private crew gymnasium).
Also in build at Turquoise Yachts: a 252-foot motoryacht, the 242-foot motoryacht Barracuda, a 183-foot explorer yacht, a 154-foot motoryacht due for delivery this spring and a 216-foot superyacht.
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