BMT Nigel Gee Unveils New Catamaran Superyacht 'L3'


BMT Nigel Gee has unveiled a new catamaran-based superyacht with an LOA of 85-meters. The new yacht design surfaces just ahead of the start of the 2014 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS). Luxury yacht Project L3 design is based around delivering an extreme of high speed and high volume, for which BMT’s semi-SWATH catamaran is ideal.

On a length overall of 85m the design provides over 4200 GT, a figure more akin to a 100-110m monohull. Such space allows for entertainment and living areas similar to land based architecture and includes some unique features such as the main accommodation opening straight onto the pool courtyard. 

The sundeck sports an open-air fire pit surrounded by generous loungers which give perfect viewing for the giant drop-down cinema screen. A feature that is sure to be the main focus of evening entertainment. The large beam of the catamaran also allows for storage of an oversized tender including an offshore racing cat and a two-man seaplane. Once deployed, these can be moored against a number of fold-down/extendable beach decks giving easy access to the water. A number of propulsion options have been investigated from a conventional system for 20-knot performance to a hybrid CODAG system delivering over 40-knots. The semi-SWATH catamaran resulting from BMT’s development programs in the naval and offshore industries provides a careful balance of advanced catamaran performance with the outstanding seakeeping ability of a traditional SWATH.

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