Photo: Merijn de Waard / SuperYacht TimesSeen here anchored off Juan-les-Pins on the French Riviera earlier this summer after making her world premiere at the Monaco Yacht Show is the first Amels 188 motor yacht, Volpini 2. The 57.7-metre Limited Edition yacht is the first of her kind to be delivered by the Dutch builder and, marks the world’s first Tier III compliant new build yacht with Amels' own hybrid switchboard and waste heat recovery systems. With an interior volume of 970 GT, Volpini 2 can accommodate up to 12 guests and features an 80-square-metre master suite with a folding balcony in addition to six suites, including a VIP suite on the bridge deck. Luxury crew quarters allow for a crew of up to 13. Other stand-out features include a 30-square-metre beach club at the stern, next to a wellness centre and gym. Stay tuned for a closer look inside this new-generation Amels motor yacht designed by Tim Heywood and Reymond Langton, online soon.
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