CRN’s 1979 build, Sylviana, originally christened Aruba II, is set to undergo a 4m extension, as part of a major refit. Currently 35.05m, she will measure close to 40m when the aft extension is complete.

The refit project, which will be the vessel’s fourth in her long history, will also include an overhaul of the superstructure, an extended bridge deck lounge and a completely new upper sun deck. Modifications will also be made throughout the vessel to increase the height of the ceilings and develop larger spaces for tender storage.

According to a statement issued by Guido de Groot Design, which is overseeing the redesign of the vessel, ‘the yacht will benefit from plenty of newly created recreational and sunbathing space.  From a design aesthetic, her lines have been brought up-to-date without neglecting her classic heritage and associative style that is appreciated by so many people.’


Sylviana as she is, and the designer's vision for her.

Sylviana was originally designed by CRN’s in-house team. SuperyachtNews.com contacted the new design team regarding the identity of the refitter, but the owner is not disclosing the information at this time.


A rendering of how Sylviana will appear.


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