black

News: 58m superyacht Project U58 designed by Bannenberg & Rowell

May 22, 2014 by black
View large version of image: 58m superyacht Project U58 designed by Bannenberg & Rowell

The brief for luxury yacht Project U58 required a challenging and thought provoking approach to established notions on yacht appearance, as demonstrated with the elevated forward bridge location, the blurring of the traditional sheer line (a homogenous hull and superstructure solution), and an asymmetric solution to the sun deck.

Fuel efficiency, overall size and manoeuvrability were also prime considerations when working on the 58m super yacht Project U58, in line with contemporary thinking from an ethical and visionary clientele.

For the Owner and Guest:

• A strong connection between the lower decks and the environment via a large, purpose built open plan beach club/spa with obvious physical links and good communication to the Main Deck.
• Ample dedicated garage for tender and toys with side access
• Open plan Main Deck with 4m pool
• Expansive Sun deck, maximising privacy and views in harbour (and when moored stern-to) with private pool and covered al fresco dining. Optional ‘sky-gym’ or screening room on bridge deck
• elevator service between lower, main and bridge decks
• Elevated Owner’s panoramic penthouse Suite with private balcony
• 5 guest staterooms (4 cabins and a VIP suite)

For the Owner:

• Length overall: 58m
• Beam: 11.03m
• Length at waterline: 56.30m
• Draught: 3.2m
• Estimated GRT: 1232
• Aluminium Hull and Superstructure
• Slender underwater hull form for increased fuel efficiency, enhanced by a narrow angle of waterline entry and a low ratio between overall length and waterline length (a more vertical bow)
• Ride quality and comfort through reduced flair in the topsides, with the evolved and enclosed forward superstructure designed to offset potential resultant deck wetness.

Add a Related Photo | Add a Related Video 


No Comments - Share Your Thoughts

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

More 58m superyacht Project U58 designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Information:

  1. Charter Arabia - Yacht Rental Dubai
    charterarabia

    Profile: Charter Arabia – Yacht Rental Dubai

    September 30, 2021 by charterarabia

    Charter Arabia; Dubai’s popular Award Winning Yacht Charter & Boat Rental Company in Dubai. Hire private luxury yacht rental & best rates for yacht charter Dubai. Bookings available for hourly, …


  2. 30m Mahalo scale model
    Brian

    Profile: 30m Mahalo scale model

    March 8, 2019 by Brian

    The newest from our shop…the 30m Mulder built / Guido de Groot designed “Mahalo”. Two models, one at 1:40 (75cm long) for owner and the smaller 1:60 (50cm long) for …


  3. new Ocean Alexander 90' scale model
    Brian

    Profile: new Ocean Alexander 90′ scale model

    February 15, 2018 by Brian

    Here’s a model we’ve been keeping under wraps for a while… We completed this back in July 2017 (along with two smaller scale versions), but held off from showing it …