Arcon Yachts to manage build of 38.1-metre Benetti Vivace 125 superyacht

Mark Banham
By Mark Banham May 5, 2016 16:43

Arcon Yachts to manage build of 38.1-metre Benetti Vivace 125 superyacht

Arcon Yachts will build a new Benetti Vivace 125 superyacht measuring 38.1-metres the sixth hull – hull BF106 – in the Italian shipyard’s portfolio. The first yacht in the range Iron Man made its debut at the Yachting Festival de Festival in 2015.

The design of the ship can accommodate up to 10 guests over several cabins. It includes a full beam owner’s suite located forward on the main deck. The yacht also has accommodation for eight crew members.

The vessel is She is equipped with an innovative series of azipod transmissions designed by Rolls-Royce for Benetti, named carbon Azipull 65C pods. It includes a displacement planing hull, tagged D2P, equipped with a wave piercer.
The bespoke hull was specifically designed to house the Rolls-Royce propulsion pod, by adapting the stern tunnel thrusters.

The D2P hull enables the fast displacement series to reach greater speeds, or to cruise in displacement mode at an economical speed with a greater range.

The deal was brokered by Konstantin Kolpakov of Arcon Yachts and the vessel will be designed by Stefano Righini.

Mark Banham
By Mark Banham May 5, 2016 16:43

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