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SuperYacht of the week: Bright lights, Big City

SuperYacht of the Week

Launched this summer, and being spotted at popular big cities everywhere, is the 42.97m, all aluminum tri-deck superyacht Big City. She was launched earlier this year from the Trinity Yachts, LLC (Trinity) shipyard in New Orleans, LA. This superyacht,designed and built by Trinity, has classic lines, with a deep blue hull and a complimentary off-white superstructure.

Somedesign features of Big City include a Portuguese bridge seating area located forward of the vertical windows of the pilot house andthe 18- x 28-foot swim platform, quickly becoming a Trinity trademark, is large enough to allow alfresco dining at water level or allow for storage for jet skis.

She is propelled by twin screws, driven by two Caterpillar C32 1,825 hp diesels engines, virtually silenced by her insulated engine room. This superyacht is capable of a maximum speed of over 16 knots and will cruise at modest 14 knots, giving her a cruising range of 4000 nautical miles when the fuel tanks are full. To help ensure a calm ride, this superyacht has an advanced stabilizing system featuring Quantum 2x active fin with digital controls with Zero Speed™.Big City has an ABS Maltese Cross A-1 Yachting Service, AMS, and MCA Compliant classification.

Other design features of Big City include the large upper aft deck, whichseats eight for circular alfresco dining.The mainaftdeck also provides diningfor eight, using a pair of beautiful dining tables. The forward end of the main salon, provides a formal dining area for ten. On the sundeck, accessed via a spiral staircase, there is a double winged radar arch which provides a large shaded area. The sundeck includes a large bar that seats four, a dining area for eight, and a hot tub surrounded by sunbathing area. A tender is located at the rear of the sundeck and is serviced by a davit with a 2,500 lbs. capacity. This superyacht offers a variety of sumptuous settings for those accustomed to entertaining and relaxing in luxury, whether formally or casually.

The interior of this superyacht was the vision of Patrick Knowles. Patrick uses natural lighting to accent cherry wood trim with crotch mahogany inlays and nickel accents. Marble is used to make a stately presentation but with minimalist style that catches the eye by dramatically contrasting combination of materials. The décor and furnishings are contemporary, with clean lines. A quiet color palate is expressed with shades of cream, along with light blues, rose and celadon tones. All of these elements, executed with a keen eye toward detail, come together in a timeless, elegant, and comfortable interior sure to enamor any guest.

The accommodations of this superyacht were designed with comfort and function in mind. There is a central movie and music server that provides guest with literally hundreds of viewing and listening options. Lighting is controlled by a touch screens located throughout Big City. She accommodates an owner’s party of ten in five staterooms and a crew of eight in five cabins. Staterooms are connected to the crew area via a watertight door that allows easy and discreet servicing of the guest staterooms.

Each stateroom is nicely equipped with HD TV/DVD/Ipod Dock. All have generously sized cedar-lined closets and a two-drawer refrigerator. The full beam master stateroom has an adjoining office and a his/hers master bathroom. The bath includes a large marble shower as well as heated inlaid marble floors.

Walking through the main deck of this superyacht, guests will notice its open layout with a dining separated by a fashionable credenza featuring a large HDTV. The main salon features a wet bar, powder room, and a bowed-glass wall, with sliding doors to the main aft deck. The main aft deck features 2 tables that can be joined to seat 10.

From the aft deck, guests can access a circular stairway to the upper decks, dual stairways to “the beach” (i.e., swim platform), or stroll along the sidedeck, to access the galley. The galley is effectively a display kitchen, as it features a dinette area allowing guests and owners to interact with and observe the chef at work.

The upper aft deck features a large circular dining table able to sit 10 guests. Whether it’s a hot day or a cool evening, the overhead here will accommodate. The overhead is equipped with both radiant heating and water micro-sprays to make time spent here as comfortable as possible, despite the weather conditions. On the upper deck there isa full-width sky lounge that features an HDTV, surround sound, Wii/Xbox and a wet bar with four stools and separate HDTV.

On the sun deck there is a larger wet bar. Also located on the sun deck is a gas grill for those impromptu bbq’s underway and a Jacuzzi with water misters so guests don’t overheat while relaxing. Finally is the Portuguese bridge with patio/observation area with bench seating forward of wheelhouse with cocktail table and two large sunpads.

Big City, captained by Barry Bramhill, sleeps 10 guests in 5 staterooms and is available for charterat a rate of€ 175,000 per week.She isbased in Antibes for cruising the Mediterranean.She is available through International Yacht Collection. Please contact Terry Hines at +1 (954) 850 4271 or [email protected] for any enquiries.

Big Cityis also for sale through her central agents International Yacht Collection and Denison & Daves, with an asking price of $26.950.000.

Trinity Yachts
+1 (228) 276 1000
[email protected]
www.trinityyachts.com

By C.C. Schindel

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