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Dynamiq and Porsche will build this £10m+ superyacht
The 35-metre GTT will be an all-aluminium, limited edition gran turismo for the seas
We shall start with perhaps the most painful bit of news: this is a superyacht with a price tag that starts at €11,900,000.
Get past that, however – and prospective buyers probably wouldn’t baulk at such a price – and you are stepping into very rarefied territory. The rarefied territory of the Dynamiq/Porsche Grand Turismo Transatlantic: a 35-metre superyacht desgined to cross the seas in consummate ease.
It’s been designed by yacht builder Dynamiq, in collaboration with Studio F.A Porsche, which is headed up by Porsche board member Roland Heiler. According to Heiler, it’s “for the forward-thinking yacht owner who appreciates the advantages of speed, style and our philosophy of intelligent performance”.
So, Studio Porsche did the exterior, and as such, it’s available in Carrera white, Rhodium silver, chalk or Monte Carlo blue. There are even Targa-style mullions (?), and a transom design said to echo the Mission E concept.
And get this – the deck cushions have fabric centres in Pepita houndstooth, ‘similar’ to the 911 R. Inside, you will find much leather, much carbonfibre detailing and marble, with furniture design by Minotti. The ceilings are seven feet high, to give the impression of a much larger yacht in something smaller. You’re looking at a total of six guests inside, across three cabins.
What about speed, you cry? The GT 115 is the first in the series, with a “specially engineered stabilisation system” from Humphree, featuring four electric fins and interceptors.
It’s powered by twin 1,213kW MAN engines, paired up with Fortjes 5000 pods, and is capable of 21 knots (just over 24mph). “With a shallow draft of just 1.45 metres (less than 5 feet),” we’re told, “the yacht is ideal for the Mediterranean, Caribbean or Southeast Asia.”
The very first GT 115 gets an optional hybrid power system, along with two engine rooms and twin 45kW Fischer Panda variable-speed generators in the bow. It’s for a better ambience at night, and – according to Dynamiq – “avoids smoke and fumes at anchor while the owner and guests are swimming or sunbathing on the aft platform.” Oh yeah.
You can of course, go wild with the options, and personalize the thing to your heart’s content. Just seven of these GT 115 models will be built at the aforementioned €11.9m, and it’ll take 15 months to build.
Though if you want something bigger, 85 and 100-foot models are in development.