And ‘Orca or a yacht? The new Explorer 65m Rosetti Superyachts is camouflaged in the waters [gallery]
The harmony between curves and straight lines, between nature and technology, gives life to this Explorer Yacht of 65 meters with distinct characteristics from Supply Vessel. Innovation has always been inspired by nature and the ability to adapt, especially in the most demanding conditions that can be found in the sea. The “Orca” project is a prime example of this innovation and adaptability. “The design incorporates the profile of a killer whale, the largest and most powerful member of the dolphin family,” says Fulvio Dodich, CEO of Rosetti Superyachts. “Instantly recognizable thanks to its distinctive black and white, this mammal crosses the oceans around the world, from the Arctic and the Antarctic to the tropics. Exactly the same purpose for which our Explorer Yacht “is drawn. These features are clearly evident observing the vigorous profile with its wraparound glass, the powerful superstructure and mast radar reminiscent of a large dorsal fin. And if still remain in doubt, there is also the classic side of the white spot killer whales, formed in decked of the Owner Deck that lights at dusk.
The “Orca” project is the result of collaboration between two groups nautical scope experts. Rosetti Superyachts is part of Rosetti Marino SpA, protagonist in the construction of high-tech jobs yacht, which has provided outstanding facilities including a dry dock of 160 meters and two sheds construction of 100 meters. Meccano Engineering provides two decades of engineering and consultancy services in the marine environment, shipbuilding and energy.
With a beam of 12 meters and an estimated gross tonnage of over 1300GT, the “Orca” project is spread over four bridges as well as a tank-top deck and ship owners can choose between different solutions as regards the layout. The standard version includes an open main deck aft to accommodate the tender and games, as well as a helipad touch & go. Alternatively, this area can accommodate an infinity pool facing towards the stern or a helipad raised with pool and spa internal area.
At the stern of the lower deck a large garage can accommodate two large tenders or several jet skis and other water features. The accommodations for guests, which include two VIP suites and two cabins are located forward of the same level and are served by the main staircase and an elevator that connects all bridges up to the sun deck. The crew accommodation is rather in the bow.
The main deck interior houses the guest area with a large main salon, dining room and an additional large suite VIP fore. To the left here is the kitchen and service crew areas. The bow mooring area is reached by comfortable side walkways on the main deck. This area, covered for safety reasons when operating in extreme conditions, accentuates the height of the already impressive bow.
The bridge deck accommodates the owner’s suite with bath him and her, dressing room, study and a large gym. The suite has a private terrace overlooking the open deck aft. The captain’s cabin is located aft of the wheelhouse. The large sun deck is equipped with barbecue and bar, sunbathing areas with access to the elevator guests and separate stairs to the crew. Powered by a pair of CAT 3512 (1398kW @ 1800 rpm), the “Orca” project will have a range of 5,000 miles at a speed of 11 knots.
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