A class-leader in her size range, Sanlorenzo hit the nail on the head with their 52Steel motor yacht when the first unit was first unveiled last year. Now, with two yachts in the line already delivered and another three under construction, we can take a look at some of this yacht’s stand-out features that set her apart from the crowd.Photo: Guillaume Plisson
With a cruising range of 5,500 nm and built upon a sturdy steel hull with a prominent bulbous bow, the 52Steel can take on whatever mother nature throws at her. Big stabilisers below the waterline and a hefty beam of 9.5 metres make for a very stable platform whether it is underway or at anchor. Photo: Tom van Oossanen / SuperYacht Times
If you are looking for a 52-metre motor yacht with a larger, more spacious beach club than the 52Steel, you are wasting your time. Sanlorenzo’s team of engineers together with the designers at Officina Italiana Design have come up with an innovative layout that uses all three sides of this lower deck to transform the area into one giant party on the water. Add to that a separate wellness area forward of this and you end up with a complete experience that caters to your body and mind. Photo: Guillaume PlissonPhoto: Guillaume Plisson
The pool on Sanlorenzo’s 52Steel alone might just be enough for some to seriously consider this as their next superyacht. No other yacht this size has an entire aft deck dedicated to lifestyle the way this one does. Forget those uninspiring welcome areas set in between winches and deck bollards, and get used to getting your morning laps in before breakfast in style. Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesPhoto: Guillaume Plisson
Officina Italiana Design brought their usual sleek Italian style to the drawing board for this project. The 52Steel’s impressive volume is cleverly hidden behind those unbroken lines and high contrast superstructure elements to give her an elegant look that will remain in style for many years to come. Photo: Guillaume Plisson
At 52 metres and sub-500 GT, the 52Steel is the perfect platform for exploring popular cruising grounds such as the Mediterranean. Her manageable size not only means she will be welcome in even the most tucked-away marina in Italy, but guests too will benefit from the intimacy provided by her layout for an authentic and real experience while on board.Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times
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