Currently in build at Michael Rybovich & Sons Boat Works in Florida is an all-new 28.6-metre custom sportfisher yacht named III Amigos. The owner is set to take delivery of the new-build in 2021 which was designed by Patrick Knowles Designs. Photo: Patrick Knowles DesignsBuilt with fishing in mind, III Amigos sports an interior layout comprising of a full-beam master suite and three additional staterooms with ensuites for up to six guests in addition to crew accommodation for a team of four. Photo: Patrick Knowles DesignsPhoto: Patrick Knowles DesignsPatrick Knowles said: “Any preconceived images you conjure in your mind of a sportfishing yacht’s aesthetics and design will indeed be defied when you view III Amigos.” Notable features of her design include a low profile, a dinette arrangement inspired by one of the owner's custom Ferraris and luxury decorative materials such as Italian Azul Bahia stone.Photo: Patrick Knowles DesignsPhoto: Patrick Knowles Designs“I have had the pleasure of working with this owner on previous projects and therefore I was able appease his personality with customized details like the one-of-a-kind PKD designed barstools with genuine Florida alligator hide, a dinette inspired by the fit and finish of a Ferrari cabin and all the galley equipment necessities - the owner happens to be a chef,” continues Knowles.Photo: Patrick Knowles DesignsPhoto: Patrick Knowles Designs“Using the owner’s own brand benchmark of contrast with his desire for a yacht that felt like ‘one with the water’, we created an impressive blend of colour, depth and texture that truly culminated in a strikingly gorgeous vessel that still remains true to the fish fighter she is meant to be,” adds the designer, who worked alongside Metrica, Poseidon Marine Electronics and Ward’s Marine Power Management System on the project. Photo: Patrick Knowles DesignsPhoto: Patrick Knowles DesignsPower is set to come from twin MTU 16V2000 M96L engines, each with 2,600 hp.
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