Italian shipyard Rossinavi has launched its latest 52-metre motor yacht Florentia in a private ceremony hosted at their facility in Pisa. The 800 GT motor yacht features exterior design by Rome-based architecture firm Studio Vafiadis and interiors from the drawing boards of Italian designer Carlo Colombo together with his A++ design studio.Photo: Rossinavi“Florentia is the most representative example of a fully bespoke superyacht made in Italy. This is a boat entirely designed and built around the owner and his needs. We’ve been challenged with the difficult brief to create a timeless gem where classic features and shapes meet modern details,” says Stefano Vafiadis of Studio Vafiadis.
Built with a full-displacement steel hull and an aluminium superstructure, Florentia uses durable materials and functional design that merge into the silhouette of the yacht to create a comfortable yet elegant space.Photo: Rossinavi“A yacht characterised by romantic lines for a timeless elegance that features refined interiors and generous spaces. Florentia is a vessel in which functionality and efficiency are a testament to style” commented Federico Rossi, Chief Operating Officer of Rossinavi.
The interior design aims to create an easy flow of movement within the yacht for crew and guests and is characterised by a blend of warm colours, leathers and light wood. The spaces inside motor yacht Florentia are distributed in a way that maximises the use of space and reflects the shapes and materials used in the lobby, which is a focal point of the design.Photo: Rossinavi“Florentia’s interior design is inspired by the shapes of nature and ocean waves combined with technology and continuous research of design functionality. The soft lines of the boat’s architecture style pervade the space complementing neutral colours and precious materials contributing to a unique and refined yacht for a peaceful and relaxing experience,” says Carlo Colombo.
The main deck allows her guests to access the saloon and dining room which are divided by a structural bespoke cabinet. The main living area falls at the stern of yacht Florentia with sofas extending to the centre and a dining table at the bow. The upper deck is equipped to function as an entertainment area that can turn into a cinema via a projector that appears from the ceiling. This area resembles an amphitheatre and is completed with a double-sided sofa upholstered in natural fabric and facing the bar area making it ideal for guests to relax in.Photo: RossinaviMotor yacht Florentia accommodates up to 12 guests on board taken care of by 11 crew members housed in five twin cabins. The owner’s ensuite full-beam stateroom is located on the main deck and is provided with a private balcony and two walk-in wardrobes alongside a ring-shaped mirror artwork in the centre of the room that reflects the light coming in from the sea. The VIP stateroom opens into the fly deck and also boasts a private balcony and easy access to the jacuzzi at the stern. The other staterooms comprise of two king staterooms and two doubles on the lower deck.
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