Login  |  Subscribe    
11 April 2017

Zuccon International Project and Picchiotti Yachts collaborate

By Georgia Boscawen

Zuccon International Project has announced that it will collaborate with Picchiotti Yachts, the motoryacht division of Perini Navi, for the first time. The project, known as the 45m PY Heritage, has been developed to cater for two potential purposes – as a classic expedition yacht or as a support vessel for larger superyachts.

According to the design studio, the collaborative project is a tribute to Gerhard Gilgenast – “one of the most important architects to work with Picchiotti Yachts in the past”, according to the studio. As a result, the 45m superyacht/support vessel has a number of design elements inspired by the work of Gilgenast himself, translated in a slightly more contemporary way.

“I can’t help but feel extremely honoured by this new collaboration,” says Bernardo Zuccon International Project’s naval architect. Picchiotti doesn’t need any introduction because it has written an important chapter in yachting history both in Italy and worldwide.”

Zuccon continues, “Setting out along this path is a source of pride for our firm, particularly as we’re doing so with a project that is both experimental and extremely fascinating, as well as one that wants to pay tribute to an architect that has made an important contribution to Picchiotti Yachts over the years.”

The 45m yacht has a very straight profile, which includes an angular hull and aft positioned superstructure, much like a traditional trawler. While this angular and contemporary style is innovative and experimental, the yacht’s profile does in some ways replicate previous projects by Picchiotti, all of which have this straight, almost simplistic appearance. For example, the 55.7m motoryacht Galileo G, delivered in 2011 and designed by Philippe Briand, also has an angular profile akin to the new PY Heritage.

Furthermore, the interior of the yacht has been designed with a floor-to-ceiling height of 3m on the main deck with plenty of glass. The result is a bright open interior, enhancing the all-important relationship with the sea.

Don’t miss the business and design report on explorer and support vessels in the next issue of The Superyacht Report – Subscribe here.

 

Profile links

Zuccon International Project SrL

Perini Navi

Other Fleet News

Search

Lynx Yachts unveils new Adventure 32

Ahead of MYS, Lynx Yachts unveils its new fully-custom displacement explorer More

Dynamiq GTT 115 Hybrid launched

Making its international debut at MYS, the Porsche-designed GTT 115 is a superyacht not to be missed... More

70m+ yachts at MYS

What large superyachts will be exhibiting at next week’s Monaco Yacht Show? More

Recent Sanlorenzo deliveries bolster resale market

Three different Sanlorenzo models, no older than two-years-old apiece, have been listed for sale, with two attending the MYS next week. More

Sailing yachts at Monaco Yacht Show

Ahead of next week's show, we choose a selection of sailing yachts we think attendees should keep an eye out for More

MYS announces dedicated new tender exhibition

The Monaco Yacht Show is introducing a new exhibition area devoted to the best luxury tenders and water toys in the market. More

First ISA Alloy 43 sold

ISA Yachts announces sale and immediate construction of new 43m semi-displacement superyacht More

Display More Fleet News

Data and Analysis

Total Length of all yachts in the database

234,572m

ITALY built the largest number of yachts

31%

Total number of yachts in the database

5,633

New Superyacht Orders

40

Superyachts ordered in 2017

Superyacht Launches

32

Superyachts launched in 2017