Designed by London-based Candy & Candy the new Benetti 11:11 Motor Yacht proves to be one of the finest examples of world class superyacht design and performance with superior technical, aesthetic and functional strengths.
The high calibre design of this luxurious 63-metre motor yacht is characterised by her elegant lines and distinctive vertical axe bow – the second ever plumb-bow yacht designed by Benetti’s naval architects - which avoids the upward push of the waves, cutting through the water for an exceptionally stable ride. This is further enhanced by the distinct shape and wide beam of her hull, which also has the advantage of increased living and storage space aboard.
11∙11 is the epitome of luxury superyacht design and this is particularly evident in the superior quality and high specification of her interiors, which provide all the comfort, functionality and innovation of the most luxurious residential home.
From the principal living and entertaining spaces, to the spacious crew quarters and superbly-appointed galley, fine craftsmanship, exquisite finishes, and intricate attention to detail are at the heart of the interior and all furniture, joinery and soft furnishings are bespoke.
The generous and spacious living spaces both inside and out offer softness, comfort and functionality. The Main Salon is an impressive entertaining space with its custom-made U-shape sofa, 12-seater formal dining table and calming grey colour palette, while the Sky Lounge on the Upper Deck offers a more informal lounge environment complete with bespoke cocktail bar and generous seating. An impressive lobby and staircase on the main deck features a bright Italian marble floor and bespoke balustrade, hand-crafted from marine grade stainless steel with a shimmering shagreen handrail.
There are numerous opportunities for dining across the main and upper decks, but perhaps the most distinguished can be found on the upper deck aft where 14 guests can be accommodated on a bespoke backlit quartzite dining table. An outside bar crafted from over a tonne of natural Italian fluted stone and two symmetrical seating areas with custom-fitted sofas complete this exceptional entertainment space. The living quarters aboard are further enhanced by the two luxurious owners cabins. The significantly spacious VIP Suite on the Main Deck is a full-beam cabin with six full-height portrait windows and an adjoining study / vanity area and fitted walk-in dressing room. The Master Suite enjoys an expansive 180-degree panorama over the bow, overlooking the entirely private owner’s sun deck with large jet pool and sunbathing area which stretches all the way to the bow.
The Sun Deck Aft is the pre-eminent leisure area aboard, which was entirely restructured to create 15 metres of deck space for outdoor relaxation, sunbathing and entertainment. A fluted bar made of sandblasted Italian stone, fitted curved seating and a spa-inspired pool with adjacent kitchenette add continuity and function to the deck space. The most indulgent spot on the yacht comes in the form of a dedicated Spa area. The Steam Room is made entirely from pearlescent mosaic tiles with smoky quartz stones and soothing chroma therapy. The white marble Treatment Room features an adjustable massage bed and heated towel cabinet. On the lower deck, four spacious guest suites comprise two double cabins and two twin cabins. All suites benefit from a beautifully designed en-suite bathroom with Italian marble hand-selected from the quarry and bespoke Lalique crystal taps to compliment the generous basin areas. There are also powder rooms on every deck.
The crew cabins are identical in size and without the disadvantage of narrowing as they near the bow, creating generous quarters for the 16-strong crew. The remaining volume is used as valuable storage space for this substantial vessel.As the yacht is designed for the owner’s family, child safety features highly in her design including rounded edges and fabric-wrapped walls and furniture, while a child’s cabin is adjacent to the Master Suite.
For luxury cruising the 11:11 Yacht proves to be one of the most impressive to hit the French Riviera this up-incoming summer yachting season.