Only a small fraction of the world’s superyacht owners opt for a multihull vessel, but even within that small fraction, there is a wide variety to choose from. Here, with the help of SuperYacht Times iQ, we have narrowed down the multihull fleet to showcase 10 of the most unique designs.
Galaxy of HappinessPhoto: Thierry AmellerBuilt as one of two sister yachts (alongside Galaxy) with a spaceship-like design, this 53.32-metre trimaran was constructed from a blend of fibreglass and carbon-fibre by the Latvian-based shipyard Latitude Yachts in 2016. Featuring exteriors designed by French studio Coste Design, Galaxy of Happiness can sleep up to six guests hosted by a crew of six.
AdastraThe 42.5-metre Adastra, built by Australian shipyard McConaghy Boats in 2012, is an all-GRP trimaran with naval architecture and exterior design from the drawing boards of Shuttleworth Design. This futuristic multihull can host up to nine guests taken care of by a crew of six, while cruising comfortably at a speed of 17 knots and can top out at a maximum speed of 22.5 knots.
Pilar RossiA trimaran ketch built in 1989, 64.35-metre Pilar Rossi features exterior design and architecture by Mauricio Piquet in collaboration with Ruggiero Srl. A vessel you wouldn't want to skip when discussing unique multihulls, Pilar Rossi started out as a 33.5-metre sailing yacht and was lengthened and rebuilt twice to be transformed into the trimaran vessel she is today. Previously known as Saruba, this modern sailing yacht sleeps up to 18 guests and a crew of seven.
WarsanPhoto: Merijn de Waard / SuperYacht TimesWarsan is a 55.15-metre catamaran built in 2008 by the UAE-based Wesmac, with in-house interiors and exteriors. The catamaran is powered by twin Caterpillar Inc engines that allow her to reach up to 13 knots. A 440 GT vessel, Warsan can accommodate up to 22 guests taken care of by a crew of 14.
Silver CloudSilver Cloud is a 41-metre catamaran built in 2008 by the German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen with in-house naval architecture and exterior design. Her interiors are designed by Florida based Spectrum Interior Design in collaboration with Kirschstein Design Ltd, and she can sleep up to 10 guests taken care of by a crew of eight. Silver Cloud finds herself at the tenth position among the world’s largest catamarans list published by SuperYacht Times in 2019.
CharleyPhoto: Echo YachtsEcho Yachts' 46-metre catamaran, Charley, is a 2017 build with naval architecture and exterior design by LOMOcean Design Ltd. Also featured in the list of the world’s largest catamarans, athe third position, Charley features a floating heliport, extended provision capabilities and a range of customised tenders and landing craft. Accommodating up to 18 guests, she reaches a top speed of 16 knots.
The BeastPhoto: 37 SouthThe Beast, a recent-build by Profab Central Engineering, was launched in New Zeland during March, 2019. This multihull explorer superyacht also features naval architecture and exterior design by LOMOcean Design Ltd. With a volume of 459 GT, The Beast is fully equipped to host 12 guests in five generous staterooms with accommodation for the nine crew members provided on the lower deck.
HemispherePhoto: Jeff BrownThe 44.2-metre sailing yacht Hemisphere was built by British shipyard Pendennis in 2011. Featuring exterior design and naval architecture by the Paris-based Van Peteghem Lauriot Provost (VPLP), this catamaran is known for her week-long itinerary cruising the waters of French Polynesia. With a volume of 499 GT, Hemisphere can sleep up to 12 guests taken care of by a crew of eight.
White RabbitPhoto: Mark StothardEcho Yachts’ 84.04-metre White Rabbit, previously known as White Rabbit Golf, was launched in 2018. With a volume of just under 3,000 GT, the trimaran superyacht features naval architecture by One2Three and both an exterior and interior design from the drawing boards of Sam Sorgiovanni Designs P/L. White Rabbit can accommodate up to 28 guests hosted by a crew of 36.
MoeccaPhoto: Merijn de Waard / SuperYacht TimesFinally, the 45-metre Moecca, built by Oceanfast in 1993 features naval architecture from the Australian studio Phil Curran Design. Her exteriors and interiors are designed by the London based Bannenberg & Rowell. The 696 GT catamaran accommodates up to 10 guests in her five staterooms. Moecca has earned herself a ranking of number four in the list of the world's largest catamaran yachts.
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