Following the announcement in July that Nakhimov Yachts/Dobroserdov Design has a new-build project with Admiral Tecnomar - a 52m ‘E-Motion’ motoryacht with hybrid power system, due for delivery in Spring 2016 - during a press conference at the Monaco Yacht Show the Tuscany-based brand revealed a concept for a 140m superyacht in the E-Motion line.

The naval architecture would be based on a diesel-electric commercial vessel recently launched from Cantieri Nuovi Apuania (CNA), itself acquired by Giovanni Costantino, chairman of Admiral Teconomar, earlier this year.

During the same press conference, Marnix Hoekstra of Vripack also revealed details of the Envy 33m, 40m and 50m Envy concepts developed for Admiral Tecnomar.

“The acquisition of CNA, along with the expertise of Dobroserdov Design, means our technical resources and facilities now allow us to build way beyond 100m,” Costantino stated. “This is not just a styling exercise, but based on a proven commercial platform with lines above the waterline by Dobroserdov Design.”


Giovanni Costantino (right) unveils the 140m superyacht concept at the Monaco Yacht Show.

“The important thing is that the yacht is based on a 147m ship recently delivered by CNA and based on a proven hull, which can reach 18 knots under diesel-electric propulsion,” said Sergei Dobroserdov. “Another interesting point is the pricing of this product, which we believe will prove very interesting for the market.”

Admiral Tecnomar, the yachting hub of the Italian Sea Group, has undergone rapid expansion of late. Between its facilities in Massa and CNA, the group has eight yachts in build, including the recently launched Silent 76’, the first in its sailing yacht line. At the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show the brand exhibited 40m Cacos V from the Impero series, designed by Luca Dini, which was awarded by RINA the highest comfort standard ever recognised by the Italian registry under the class COMF (Y) 90, 100. As an example, the vibration level recorded at cruising speed (16 knots) in the owner's suite is just 0.2 mm/s, with a noise level of 49.1 dB(A).


Cacos V was launched in May 2013.


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