Benetti has launched the latest superyacht in its Veloce 140’ composite range, Cheers 46.

The 42m is part of Benetti’s Fast Displacement class, based around its in-house D2P hull design, which was developed by the group R&D team in conjunction with Pierluigi Ausonio Naval Architecture Studio. This allows the vessel to cruise at an economical 12 knots, with a top speed of 20 knots. This is achieved via two MTU 12V 4000 M93L 2610kW engines and a CMC Marine fin stabilisation system

Cheers 46, designed by Stefano Righini, has been built for a repeat Brazilian customer and features a Redman Whiteley Dixon and Joao Armentano collaborative interior. Tay and tabu woods have been used throughout the vessel, complemented by silver lacquer and stainless steel. Minotti, Flos and Gessi have supplied the furnishings.

The flybridge has been transformed into a 77sqm sun deck, built around a centrally positioned pool. There is also a linear bar to the left and access from the right to a seating area forward.

The upper deck features a large dining table for 16 astern, a ‘relaxation area’ and an internal sky lounge. Located at the bow is the yacht's second pool, equipped with a whirlpool setting. Opposite, there are two large sunbeds and a living area with a sofa and coffee table, offering total privacy. At the express request of the owner, the area originally designed as the captain's cabin has been converted into an additional luxury bedroom.

On the main deck the owner has requested a full beam gym at the bow, complete with a balcony and massage area. Aft there is another large dining area, this time accommodating 12 guests, leading to an alfresco relaxation area. The cockpit acts a daybed that can be converted into a seating area.

The accommodation is found on the lower deck where there are five cabins – an owner’s suite, two double cabins and two twin cabins. The four crew cabins are located forward on this level. At the stern of the ship there is a beach club with a bar that runs the length of the bulkhead and a garage with space for two tenders.

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