Royal Huisman has released more information on 52.3m sailing yacht Elfje, including images, courtesy of Cory Silken. The design brief for the sailing yacht was 'innovation, sustainability and energy efficiency', and as a result she has been given the title of ‘NextGEN Ketch'. Her scope of operation was a key component of Elfje as well as the ability to cruise globally.

Hoek Design Naval Architects created the classic exterior and interior layout of the superyacht, inspired by the lines of a traditional pilot cutter. Elfje has not only been designed for swift passage, but also for the intention of racing. As a result, the sail handling systems are fast. She has already demonstrated her racing abilities in the 2015 St Barths Bucket, when she shared victory in the Elegantes des Mers class.

Elfje’s interior styling is by UK-based designer Redman Whiteley Dixon who continued her classical theme within the interior styling. Justin Redman of Redman Whiteley Dixon explains, “There is a sense of continuity between all spaces, both inside and out. Despite their different uses and individual design features, they work together harmoniously.”

LOA: 52.3m
Beam: 9m
Exterior Designer: Hoek Design Naval Architects
Interior Designer: Redman Whiteley Dixon
Year of Delivery: 2014

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