Palumbo Superyachts celebrated the launch of the new 39.7-metre Extra 130 Alloy motor yacht L.A.U.L., marking the shipyard’s third superyacht to hit the water this year following Mini K and Ohanna. Her European owner signed the contract to build the new flagship superyacht just 15 months prior to the launch date. Photo: Palumbo Superyachts
L.A.U.L. features naval architecture by Studio Rogantin, who worked in collaboration with the technical department of Palumbo Superyachts. Francesco Guida Design created both the exterior and interior, which utilises L.A.U.L.’s large volumes to offer all those onboard close contact with the sea. Photo: Palumbo SuperyachtsUp to 10 guests can be accommodated for onboard across five staterooms, comprising a VIP, twin, two doubles all with private bathrooms on the lower deck, and a full-beam master cabin on the main deck. Guests can make use of the upper-deck outdoor dining area complete with TV, bar, large seating and sunbathing area, and main deck forward swimming pool and sunbathing area. Photo: Palumbo SuperyachtsL.A.U.L. comes equipped with a 5.36-metre tender, jet ski and retractable transom. Her crew of up to six can help power the twin 1800HP CAT engines to a top speed of 17 knots or cruising speed of 15.5 knots to reach a range of over 3,000 nm. Photo: Palumbo Superyachts"2019 has been an extremely significant year for the Extra range, with the delivery of three new models and the consolidation of the brand on the market," states Giuseppe Palumbo, Managing Director of Palumbo Superyachts, who is also overseeing the construction of the shipyard’s two new Extra 86 models, which are scheduled to be delivered during 2020.Photo: Palumbo SuperyachtsPhoto: ISA Yachts"The launch of the Extra 130 Alloy L.A.U.L. in Savona fills me with pride because, in less than a year from the acquisition of the yard, we’ve managed to build a new-generation 40-metre boat and implement a robust activity related to the refit and maintenance of dozens of superyachts from 24 to 60 metres with a great economic impact on the local economy. We have integrated the workers, we have respected every single condition for winning the tender and our long-term strategy involves further investments on the site,” he added.