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Motor Yacht Nero

December 12, 2009 by Superyacht Design
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A traditional yacht at its best, motor yacht Nero depicts the beginning of private yachting. With sleek lines and classic exterior, Nero is a perfect example of a true vintage styled yacht. Inspired from J.Pierpont Morgan’s famous yacht Corsair, Nero was completed in 2008 by Corsair Yachts’ at the Chinese shipyard, Yantai Raffles. The yacht features a huge promenade deck, along with several exterior seating and dining areas.

An elegant looking yacht, Nero is provided with all the luxurious amenities and recreational water toys. Nero is fast yet quite and luxurious yet modest in its looks. The propulsion system of the yacht which consists of 2 diesel man 2330 hp engines provides the yacht with a cruising speed of twelve knots and a maximum speed of seventeen knots.

The interior of the yacht Nero features traditional panelling of Limed Oak and Ash, giving the yacht a traditional and vintage feel. The main deck accommodates an owner’s suite with his and hers bathrooms and a central shared dressing room with a stateroom on the same deck. In all, the yacht consists of Owner’s suite, two immense suites and two twin cabins, which can accommodate a total of twelve guests. The Owner’s study room at the aft is also large with windows on three sides and holds a relaxation area with a writing desk, private dining area and a sixty five inch plasma TV. Moreover, a large drop down screen in front of the fireplace can be lowered to transform the area into the yachts indoor cinema. The observation lounge, which is the Owner’s oval office, has its own entry door from the port side deck for discreet arrivals and departures.

The guest accommodations are at the amidships on the lower deck with two spacious suites separated by two centrally located twin cabins. The aft suite has a sitting room, stateroom and his and hers bathrooms as well as a central dressing room. The suite can also be divided into two separate cabins with their own bathrooms. The forward suite has a sitting room, stateroom, large VIP bathroom with spa bath, walk-in shower and separate WC. Both of the twin cabins can be configured as twin or double cabins. All of the cabins and sitting rooms feature large plasma TV’s and every bathroom contains both a tub and a shower. WiFi is available throughout the ship’s public and private areas.

The exterior of the yacht features high quality Burmese Teak and has been designed in such a way so that the main deck is the principle entertaining area for large gathering with the aft deck table being ideally suited for over-sized dinner parties. Moreover, the spacious main salon, library and dining salon also offer the ability to provide entertainment on a grand scale. At aft, the boat deck features a fifty inch pop-up TV and drop down movie screen, making it a popular area for alfresco entertainment and relaxation. Apart from these, other on board facilities include a gym, Jacuzzi, five meter pool on the foredeck with a current machine and an incredible eighteen foot side hatch that acts as a beach platform for swimming, diving and yacht access.

Nero also features a series of toys and tenders, including two Seabobs, five jet skis and an assortment of water toys as well as a nine meter custom cabin cruiser, eight meter custom tender and a five meter RIB tender.


Name: Nero
Type: Motor Yacht
Model: Custom
Builder: Corsair Yachts
Naval Architect: IMT Marine Consultants Ltd
Exterior Designers: Neil Taylor
Interior Designer: Neil Taylor
Year: 2008
Flag: Cayman Islands
MCA: Yes
Class: LR
Hull NB: 133


Length Overall: 90.1m (295′ 7″)
Length at Waterline: 64.92m (212′ 12″)
Beam: 12m (39′ 4″)
Draft (max): 4.87m (15′ 12″)
Gross Tonnage: 1957 tonnes


Guests: 12
Cabins Total: 6
Cabins: 1 Master, 1 VIP, 2 Double, 2 Twin,
Crew: 22

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