Amels launches first superyacht of 2020
The launch of the new Amels 206 marks the start of a busy season ahead for the shipyard…
Dutch superyacht builder, Amels, has today confirmed that its latest 62.5m Limited Editions superyacht has now hit the water in Vlissingen. The launch of the new Amels 206 superyacht marks the start of a busy season ahead, within which, Amels and Damen plan to deliver six new projects.
“It’s a wonderful build milestone to see her outside,” says Build Captain, Fraser Gow. “Everyone has done an exceptional job, particularly on the finish, which you can really appreciate now that she is outside. We’re all very excited to commence sea trials and commissioning all of her systems ahead of delivery.”
Designed by Tim Heywood, along with the Amels in-house design team, the new 62.5m superyacht features a light grey hull and white superstructure, as specified by the owner. The superyacht’s interiors have been created by renowned interior designer, Laura Sessa who has been an extremely popular choice in this range, having now created the interiors for 20 Amels projects, including this new launch.
“Everyone has done an exceptional job, particularly on the finish, which you can really appreciate now that she is outside. We’re all very excited to commence sea trials and commissioning all of her systems ahead of delivery.”
- Captain Fraser Gow
The phenomenal success of the limited editions range, has contributed greatly to Tim Heywood’s impressive design figures over the past two decades, as explored in The British Superyacht Report. Since the concept of the Limited Editions was first introduced in 2005, Amels has delivered 40 projects in the series, making this one of the most successful superyacht series in superyacht history.
This launch comes just one week after Amels confirmed the sale of the second unit of the new 60m superyacht, named project Witchcraft. designed by Espen Øino, with Moran Yacht & Ship. Not only do these two developments mark an important development for the etire shipyard, it also reaffirms the strength of Amels’ Limited Editions offering and the proven platform upon which it is based.
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