Dutch yard Lynx Yachts has announced the sale of their latest YXT series: a fully custom 27.1-metre YXT 24 Evolution superyacht support vessel.Photo: Lynx YachtsHer new owner, who already owns a larger yacht, is a water sports enthusiast, particularly for kite-surfing, scuba-diving, catamaran and boat-sailing. The YXT 24 will answer these needs and can transport the necessary toys, equipment and extra guests. In addition, the model has a knuckle boom crane able to haul toys - in this case, a catamaran - kept on the beach platform.
The yard's Sales and Marketing Manager, Filippo Rossi, describes the new owner as "a real gentleman, passionate about the sea and a true watersport lover. All the solutions for this yacht have been studied with him and his team and I am sure, once delivered, this shadow vessel will enormously increase the pleasure at sea for him and his guests.” Photo: Lynx Yachts
The custom vessel features exterior design from the Dutch studio Bernd Weel Design, interior design by Darnet Design and engineering from Diana Yacht Design.
On board, she will accommodate two guests in one luxurious double stateroom and two double cabins for the crew, plus a laundry room equipped with an iron station, washing machines and dryers as well as an extra fridge area to store food and beverages to support the mother ship.
In addition, the lower deck features a beach club, with direct access to the beach platform and a storage area for scuba-diving and kite-surfing equipment.
Powered by twin 588 kW engines, she will achieve a top speed of 13 knots and a cruising speed of 12 knots, with an impressive range at 10 knots of 1,400 nm, including 27 kW generator output.
Delivery of the vessel to her new owner is scheduled for the end of 2019.