Visiting the 50m/164ft motor yacht ‘Da Vinci’ at the Overmarine shipyard prior to her delivery, YachtCharterFleet discovered all of the features which make her such a spectacular charter yacht.
Taking a guided tour of the Italian shipyard, the team spent a great deal of time learning about how one of their latest builds is able to finely fuse speed with comfort.
Promising to deliver an exhilarating charter experience, Da Vinci is a whole new breed of motor yacht which allows guests to hop between islands quickly, and in style. Partnering power with luxury, she effortlessly gets from point to point whilst still offering economic cruising when necessary.
Joining the charter fleet in May of 2017, Da Vinci is one of the first superyachts from the 165E range. Standing for ‘evolution’, the model is a sporty extension on the earlier range which proved popular for its speed and sophistication.
Clearly a hit amongst critics, Da Vinci was quickly nominated for the award of 'Best Interior' at the 2018 Design & Innovation Awards as well as in the category for 'Best Power Yacht Over 40m' at the International Yacht & Aviation Awards.
As YachtCharterFleet was to discover, there are many standout features which make this new twist on an established favourite very exciting indeed.
Sure to form the social centre of any private yacht charter vacation, the main salon of superyacht Da Vinci is populated by a stunning array of contemporary furnishings selected by the shipyard.
Thanks to the large windows which surround the space, guests are immediately enlivened once they’ve made their way in through the glass sliding doors which connect the salon to the exterior.
What’s more, with a full-length bar running down the port side, guests are able to enjoy plenty of refreshments once they’ve gathered here.
Another unusual feature on board superyacht Da Vinci is the addition of a dayhead on the main deck, an addition which ultimately allows guests to enjoy the yacht with a greater convenience.
The meeting point of performance and comfort, superyacht Da Vinci is every bit as revolutionary as the pioneer she was named after
Enlarging the overall sense of space on board, an open-plan layout allows charter guests to conveniently access the formal dining space which is located slightly forward from the bar and seating area.
Framed by a reflective silver artwork, the setting is ultimately one of tranquility and offers the perfect place for charter guests to enjoy a special meal to toast their vacation.
A rather impressive addition, there’s a wine cooler built into the starboard wall to allow those on board to enjoy freshly served drinks when they find themselves dining in the interior.
Enlivening all of the senses, the bright white styling of the master cabin promises to please the principal charter guest. With subtle black and gold finishings providing this cabin with a distinctly modern character, there is no question that it provides an attractive alternative to the communal areas on board.
Divided by an elegant marble bathtub, the his and hers ensuite located behind the bed allows the occupants to enjoy complete privacy in a luxurious setting which is consistent with the overall character of superyacht Da Vinci.
Just foward of the master cabin is an impressive and convertible office space which means that the principal charter guest can carry out any necessary business, or provide a sleeping area for an additional guest.
The remaining guest accommodation is comprised of a single VIP cabin, a double, and a quadruple.
Altogether, this configuration allows her to sleep up to 12 guests whilst away on a private yacht charter vacation.
Consistent with the master cabin, these accommodations are all finished in neutral tones to create a calming and inviting ambience for guests to return to after a day spent with company out on the water.
Heading out to the exterior, charter guests are transported from an intimate world of elegant furnishings and fixtures to a sun drenched paradise.
Styled by award-winning designer Stefano Righini, the exterior makes fantastic use of the overall length of Da Vinci, providing guests with ample space to socialise and take in the sights of the destinations they arrive at.
Accented by a collection of nautical blues and whites, the exterior of Da Vinci boasts all of the most desirable features around a highly spacious layout.
Deceptively large, the flybridge provides an extraordinary amount of room for guests to entertain and be entertained in.
Indeed, with a sit-up bar and generous sofa seating towards the aft, those on board are able to take in the views and warmth of the world's best hotspots in style.
Equipped with a range of comfortable furnishings, the exterior of superyacht Da Vinci allows guests to experience their surroundings in style
Forward on the main deck, a generously sized spa pool is situated just behind an alfresco dining table, setting the scene for the very best in outdoor luxury living.
If charter guests would prefer to stretch out in the sun, a sunpad can be made to cover the Jacuzzi in a way that makes the space an excellent tanning spot.
Alternatively, if a cooler environment is desired, a series of poles can be inserted into conveniently positioned holes for a bimini to hang from.
Flexible and spacious, the bow section is sure to prove popular amongst charter guests once they've arrived at their next exciting destination.
Offering the same kind of refreshments that are found in the interior, there is a fully-equipped bar on the main deck which is in close proximity to another alfresco dining area. Thoughtfully positioned, this allows guests to enjoy a cold cocktail whenever they feel a little parched.
There’s also an outdoor lounge to take advantage of on the main deck, with sofas facing each other from both the port and starboard sides. The perfect place to soak up the heat and socialise, this area affords great views thanks to the low bulkheads which surround it.
With so many areas to unwind, dine, and socialize, the exterior is sure to satisfy each and every charter guest who escapes on board Da Vinci.
Accessed via staircases on the port and starboard sides, the large swim platform belonging to superyacht Da Vinci allows guests to easily board tenders and get out to enjoy her stunning range of inflatable toys.
From Seabobs to water skis and paddle boards, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and get to grips with when at-anchor around a picturesque destination.
It’s also important to note that the superyacht is able to reach incredibly high speeds without compromising an inch on the comfort experienced on board.
Overall, Da Vinci is the perfect charter yacht for those looking to get away with friends and family to enjoy a social and stylish vacation.
Overmarine, Maxine Tissenbaum
|Length49.9m / 163'9|
|Beam9.2m / 30'2|
|Draft1.9m / 6'3|
|Gross Tonnage485 GT|
|Max Speed38 knots|
|Cruising Speed25 knots|
|Range 600 nm|