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First 27m YXT 24 shadow vessel launched for American owner

Fleet New-Build
Written by
Laura Nicholls

Lynx Yachts have successfully launched the first 27.1-metre YXT 24 Evolution shadow vessel. The latest shadow vessel is the fourth to come from the Dutch shipyard and belongs to an American entrepreneur, who bought her in May 2017.          

Lynx YXT 24 Evolution launchPhoto: Tom van Oossanen

Lynx YXT 24 Evolution launchPhoto: Tom van OossanenThe owner requested a custom design that fulfilled his desire for action and adventure at sea. With the exterior designed by Bernd Weel, the naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design and the interior design by Darnet Design, the YXT 24 Evolution has been built with ample storage space for equipment, tenders and toys. She features a spacious lazarette, accessible from the swim platform, and 75-square-metres of deck space. The owner’s personal Land Rover Defender will also be stored onboard enabling him to explore on land as well as at sea.  

Lynx YXT 24 Evolution launch“It has been a pleasure to work with this client,” says Filippo Rossi, sales and marketing manager at Lynx Yachts. “His passion for yachting and for the sea is infectious. He knows exactly how he wants to use his YXT and this has helped us to adapt the vessel for him.”    

Vincent Grandmaison and Filippo Rossi at the Lynx YXT 24 Evolution launchPhoto: Tom van Oossanen

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Did you know that in 2017....

  • 180 new yachts over 30 metres were sold
  • 149 new yachts over 30 metres were completed
  • 443 yachts over 30 metres were under construction
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