The biggest yacht to come out of Brazil and of South America since 2006, is preparing for her launch at MCP Yachts.

The motoryacht Hemisphere 140 is a 42m semi-displacement tri-deck yacht, in build since 2010, featuring design and naval architecture by Vripack. Finishing touches are underway now at her Brazilian yard, before her launch, timetabled for the last weekend of June.

She is built for a Brazilian owner, a repeat client of MCP’s, who is upgrading from a 31.4m yacht (extended by the yard in 2000 from previous length of 29.5m). The owner is expected to keep the yacht in the vicinity of his home in Rio di Janeiro.

Hemisphere 140 is the pride and joy of her builders, for whom a yacht of this scale is a groundbreaking achievement, as well as for the growing Latin American new build and owner market.

MCP says she is an ‘exceptional landmark achievement in Brazilian large yacht construction.' 

Accommodating 10 across five luxurious suites, she has a full beam master suite, with meeting room, closet area, his and hers bathrooms, leading to hot tub area.


Hemisphere pictured in 2012: entering the hangar for painting in Awlgrip off-white
(Image: MCP)

Other features include panoramic skylounge saloon, Jacuzzi on flybridge and wide sunpad for socialising and entertaining.


Vripack naval architects collaborated with MCP Yachts design and engineering to develop her refined hull


Hemisphere 140 is full aluminium and has Lloyd’s Register hull classification.

Twin Caterpillar C32 ACERT 1361kW engines power her to top speeds of 19 knots at half load.



Rendering of Hemisphere 140



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