Building Semi Production Superyachts Cuts Delivery Time

The sale in February of a new build 54 superyacht highlights the increasing trend of owners towards semi production craft
Amels the yacht building division of the Dutch based commercial shipbuilding group Damen has perfected the art of semi production superyachts that guarantees superior delivery times combined with exceptional quality and design.
Across the industry delivery time is seen as increasingly pivotal in owners’ decision-making, and this new order brokered by Burgess confirms the trend.
This yacht will be delivered in May 2015  just 16 months after she was commissioned
The platform used by the builder eliminates technical risk and allows the owners to focus on customising the ‘fun parts’ secure in the knowledge that their yacht will be delivered on time.
The yachts owners opted for a 55-metre yacht from the builders Limited Edition line with interiors customised to the owners’ wishes by designer Christian Liaigre.
This is the first time the international design house in Paris has worked on a yacht, built by the yard and his work will complement the bold and elegant exterior design by award-winning British designer Tim Heywood.

The owners’ suite will feature a folding balcony, while the main saloon has port and starboard folding balconies, amplifying the inside-out feeling on board. Further features include:
  • Touch-and-go helideck
  • Extensive beach club to enhance connection with the ocean
  • Space for water toys
  • Steam room
  • Swimming platform with integrated stairs