Photography by Benetti
03 August 2017
Benetti has delivered the second and third units of its ground-breaking 38.1-metre Benetti Fast 125’ line, M/Y Constance Joy and M/Y Skyler.
The superyachts were delivered at Benetti’s Viareggio facilities this June in time for the owners to enjoy the remainder of the Mediterranean summer on board.
The stand-out technical features of the Benetti Fast 125’ are its pioneering propulsion system and its smart, flexible naval architecture.
Rolls-Royce developed a unique low-drag, high efficiency system employing Azipull Carbon Thrusters (aka AZP C65) specifically for the yacht model, which offers fully-carbon “high performance, lightweight, steerable thrusters”, said Benetti.
The reduction in weight of the yacht means that guests experience a quieter ride with lower vibration, because the engine room can be placed further back, away from cabins. The lower weight also assists operators with improved manoeuvrability underway as well as for low-speed movements in port.
The Benetti Fast 125’ also features a proprietary Displacement to Planing® (D2P) hull form with wave-piercing bow which can switch between planing and displacement modes, allowing those at the helm to adapt the yacht’s performance to the operational needs. For higher speeds the planing mode goes into effect, while the displacement mode offers better fuel efficiency for a longer range (the yacht’s range is 1,750 nautical miles at 12 knots).
The Fast 125’ spans four decks and accommodates up to 10 guests in five cabins as standard, and seven crew in four cabins.
The sundeck features a dining area, bar, two L-shaped, forward-facing sofas by the helm and sun pads alongside a Jacuzzi. The upper deck includes a lounge with L-shaped sofa and bar, as well as an expansive aft deck for alfresco entertainment. The main deck has a full-beam owner’s suite, galley and crew space, as well as a dining table with seating for 10, lounge and additional dining area in the cockpit. The remaining four guest cabins are located on the lower deck – two twins and two doubles – which are separated from the engine room by a tender garage amidships.
The model’s interior is available in three adaptable RWD styles: air, with a “modern and minimal” look; sea, featuring marine tones; and land, with what is described as a “warmer” atmosphere.
The yacht model has a fully exploited foredeck that provides a large U-shaped lounge with table, Jacuzzi and sun pads for those who enjoy the wind in their hair and spectacular views. If you prefer to play by the water, the large swim platform features a wet bar to complete the five-star service experience on every level.
Although from the exterior, the two yachts share the same features designed by Stefano Righini, Constance Joy sports a head-turning, bright red paint job that will see her standing out in any port or bay, while the owner of Skyler has opted for a more traditional white.