The fourth Tankoa yacht in the distinctively all-aluminium 50m S501 line has been sold as an in-build project. The new yacht follows sisterships Vertige, Bintador and Olokun and is due to be delivered in 2021.Photo: Giuliano Sargentini / Tankoa YachtsThe design of the S501 hybrid yacht is expected to be typical of the line and, consequently, will be able to accommodate up to 12 guests within her six staterooms. She features Francesco Paszowski ’s interior and exterior design and will be equipped with the latest-generation hybrid propulsion system, designed through the combined efforts of MAN and Siemens.Photo: Giuliano SargentiniPhoto: Giuliano Sargentini“The shipyard is particularly satisfied as this is the second yacht sold after Olokun in what has been a very difficult year for everyone,” says Tankoa Sales Manager Giuseppe Mazza. “It is also our second 50-metre project with hybrid propulsion, in this case developed in collaboration with MAN and Siemens, and we’ve already started construction on spec of a fifth hull in the 50m series that will be ready for delivery in June 2022.”
Photo: TankoaContinuing the trend among shipyards to produce superyachts on spec, Tankoa CEO Vincenzo Poerio has recently recommitted the Genoan shipyard’s intention to expand production and continue to reduce delivery times for their superyachts by building on speculation.
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