Launched in 2011, Turkey-based sailing yacht Glorious is a superb, sleek and modern ketch with a smooth, warm onboard ambiance. At 36 metres LOA, she boasts a sharp and modern exterior look, smart layouts and classically styled interiors that combine contemporary shapes with ample lush, high-gloss woodwork and spacious guest accommodation.
As the first hull launched from the Esenyacht Shipyard based in Bodrum, Glorious is a fun and hospitable cruising ketch that offers great style and luxurious suites for a company of up to 8 guests.
Her exterior look is sleek, modern and mild, boasting a refined silhouette with the subtle curves in her hull and the edginess of her superstructure. With portholes forming a uniformly shaped pattern on her crisp white hull, Glorious is a superyacht that shows a great subtle exterior style and a wonderful attention to detail. There is a refined and modern character to her looks that is pleasing to the eye, inviting and perfectly elegant.
Upon boarding, Glorious presents her nicely spacious, open aft deck, with a big, covered cockpit as the vessel's first al fresco dining space. This covered area offers a secluded space for guests to enjoy their panoramic surroundings in perfect comfort and grace. With a big oval table, comfortable sofa and several chairs, all of Glorious' guests can be comfortably seated here. The big, open aft deck is perfect for soaking up some sun or simply enjoy the magnificent views.
Inside, the large deckhouse houses a perfectly spacious, open-plan main saloon and dining room. The centrally located lounge consists of a big, U-shaped arrangement with big modern sofas paired with side tables, and a big, high-gloss table as centrepiece.
With light grey upholstery, high-gloss lacquered wood throughout and plush white, diamond-patterned carpeting, the main saloon sitting area is part soft and modern, part classically warm, and all elegance. Large surrounding windows assure ample amounts of natural light flowing in, which results in a particularly intimate yet open atmosphere.
Fore, adjacent to the open bridge, the main dining area can be found. A large, L-shaped sofa in white upholstery, and four sleek modern white, stainless steel chairs in Bauhaus-style, are situated around a rectangular table. This dining room is cozy, intimate and makes perfect use of the large surrounding windows, perfect for ample panoramic and intimate dinner parties.
Glorious' luxurious guest suites are all located belowdecks, where up to 8 guests can be comfortably accommodated in soft, luxurious and soothing surroundings. With a VIP suite, one double, one twin, and the lush full beam master suite fore, all guests are presented with ample luxury amenities, great style and a wonderful ambiance of modern classic design combined with hints of maritime detailing. Like all guest suites, the master boasts a cozy ambiance, with lounge and desk areas available in the chic stateroom for added comfort. Here, a soft mood is set with subtle lighting, ample glossy woodwork and an overall ambiance that is both luxurious and intimate.
The big en suite, with large shower area and a generously spacious design, offers a private and chic addition to the master suite. Overall, these quarters offer inviting, smooth and subtly classic accommodation. A lush kingsize bed and folding LCD television are some of the master's wonderful features. The main design ingredient in all staterooms is high-gloss lacquered wood, giving off a warm, sensual vibe, which is combined with pristine white ceiling panels and diamond-patterned carpeting. All en suites offer that same warmth and intimacy, with black and white natural stones forming an elegant contrast with the woodwork. Each stateroom offers ample of storage space and every en suite is designed with a large shower area. The VIP is fitted with a kingsize bed and all suites are equipped with mirror LCD televisions and entertainment systems.
One of Glorious' most attractive areas is her spacious flybridge, with bimini shades. Aside from two helm stations fore, this deck offers guests a wonderfully open, symmetric lounge area with inviting sofas. From here, enjoying Glorious' amazing surroundings and picturesque views must be a favourite guest pastime onboard.
Overall, Glorious truly upholds her name with her pleasantly warm, modern classic interiors, luxurious accommodation and inviting personality. Her cozy ambiance, spacious layout, great amenities and stylish design, of which all detailing has been handcrafted, will undoubtedly charm and pamper every guest.
Glorious is an ideal choice for a charter, especially for those seeking freedom, space and warm, inviting surroundings to enjoy the best that life has to offer.