120m Fincantieri Project Private Bay Revealed
Italian shipyard Fincantieri Yachts caused a stir at this year’s Fort Lauderdale Boat Show with its latest superyacht concept, Private Bay.
The Italian builders have teamed up with one of the world's most esteemed yacht designers Horacio Bozzo to create the 120-metre concept design. See the video here.
A classically beautiful multi-deck Italian stunner, Private Bay has six decks with a 17.7-metre beam and 4.25-metre draft. With her striking bow and leaning mast, Private Bay has a contemporary profile that would be instantly recognised when at sea.
Exterior relaxation spaces are plentiful, with two large Jacuzzi’s, one on the foredeck and one on the sun deck, both surrounded with large sunpads and relaxation areas. Back aft, the open beach club concept is a unique feature that includes a 160 square metre lounge area with side openable windows, al fresco cinema, and a huge sea level pool with bar. There are also submergible stairs, a platform for gentle access to the ocean, and a generous swim-platform for easy boarding of water toys.
On the inside, this multihull megayacht boasts a voluminous interior totalling 5,400 gross tonnes – more than enough room to host 18 guests and a crew of 31. Daylight from the terraces and balconies illuminates much of the guests' spaces throughout.
Power would come from a two diesel engine propulsion system driving 2CPP propellors for a top speed of 18.5 knots and a maximum cruising range of 5,500 nautical miles.
During the unveiling of the design at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, designer Horacio Bozzo described Private Bay as a new vision of a megayacht, conceived for those wishing to live close to the sea to enable an authentic experience.
Fincantieri greatly respects the Italian maritime tradition and, in keeping with current conditions, aims to reduce its environmental impact by decreasing air, water and soil emissions and cutting waste output.
Fincantieri operates 21 shipyards spread out through North America, South America, Europe and Asia. It also owns three design centres, a naval research centre and two production sites for systems and mechanical components manufacturing.
Gross tonnes 5,400
17 staff cabins (18 guests plus 31 crew)
Engines 2 x abt 3,440 kW
Speed (max) 18.5 knots
Nautical range 5,500 nautical miles