Project FB277 107m charter yacht by Benetti
She has a beam of 15.2-meters and a full load displacement of 3,300 tons.
FB277 has been designed entirely by Benetti and built in collaboration with Imperial Yachts, who were in charge of the project’s management and supervision, on behalf of the owner.
Over the next few months, Benetti will be under the spotlight of the yachting industry as 3 giga yachts, each one over 100 meters in length, will be launched in Livorno. These are some of the biggest yachts to come out of Italy in recent years, and Benetti has shown no signs of slowing down. With the recent launch of Spectre this year, Benetti is truly taking the stride into making a mark in the 70m+ sector.
The project, which will be delivered next year, was launched on December 18. She will be available for charter from summer 2019 exclusively through Imperial, which also acted as owner’s representative and build supervisor.
She features a large swimming pool on the Sun Deck, a grand piano, a Spa with hammam, massage room and gym and a touch and go helipad. Her maximum beam is 15.2 meters and she has a full load displacement of 3,300t.
The giga yacht “FB277” is a stunning creation of epic proportions. From the exterior, her elongated and linear profile, emphasized by balanced ribbons of glazing, speak to the admirer of contemporary and minimal design. Her strong plumb bow is businesslike and rooted in the practical need to tackle swelling seas with ease and comfort. Here also, a vast helicopter pad makes for uncomplicated landings. To the stern each gently staggered deck ends in graceful sweep downwards.
In terms of guest facilities, “FB277” covers all the bases, adding delights guests might not have even thought to indulge in during their seafaring adventures. On the Wheelhouse Deck the master cabin is a sumptuous full beam size, flanked by identical port and starboard balconies leading on to vast dressing rooms and an interconnected bathroom. The Upper Deck saloon, aft of this suite, is perfect for unwinding at the end of a long day, listening to the grand piano or watching a movie on the private sofa. On the Main Deck, seven huge VIP cabins, each with a large bathroom, are placed forward of the spacious main dining and saloon area. A mesmerizing spiral staircase with a full height inner atrium intersects each deck. Half of the Lower Deck and some space on the under Lower Deck has been set aside for generous amounts of crew accommodation.
A spacious beach club has access to the sea on both sides of the beam, as well as to stern, creating a huge connection with nature. The ship’s connecting spa area is equipped with a gym and a hammam and massage room. Large areas of deck satisfy the sun lovers: the top deck features seating and sun pads for those who favor a view, whilst the Sun Deck accommodates dining areas, more sun pads and a huge pool that can hold about 21,000 litros. More outdoor seating is found on the Wheelhouse Deck and aft on the Main Deck.
Benetti’s Giga yacht construction program, which includes the two other giga yachts in build and due to be launched in the next few months, has been the subject of major investment at the shipyard. An ambitious business plan has prompted financial input of more than 15 million euros in infrastructure, organisation, safety and security, to overcome the challenges presented by building such giga yachts. The development by Benetti of the Giga yacht construction program has also required the creation of a special team of experts in this specific type of project. Expansion at the Livorno shipyard, in the form of two new generation steel structure sheds, have enabled Benetti to massively increase its productivity.
Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, M/Y FB 277 is entirely the work of the shipyard with her naval architecture, exterior styling and interior styling produced by in-house teams. She has a full load displacement of 3,300 tons and covers six decks with a beam of 15.2m/49.8ft.
Delivery of the yacht is expected to take place in Summer 2019.
AZIMUT-BENETTI VIAREGGIO FB277, Yate, OMI: 9761762