25 August 2020
The much-anticipated Solaris 111 has hit the water, launched in August 2020.
The biggest Solaris Sailing Yacht built to date at 33.77-metres, the Solaris 111 is a performance oriented luxury cruiser. this new yacht features naval architecture by Soto Acebal, structures and engineering by ISD, paired with innovative styling and interior layouts by Monaco based MYT.
Hull and deck are constructed from pre-preg carbon, and fitted with a lifting keel suitable for world cruising at racing speeds.
A team assembled of Southern Spars (mast), Future Fibers (rig), Doyle (sails) and Rig Pro (commissioning) were selected to construct the yacht, following the shipyard’s credo ‘Built for Sailors’.
The impressive full beam master cabin with two separate bathrooms and direct access to the private beach club.
This new build marks Solaris Yacht’s entry into the sailing superyacht segment.
The launch was celebrated in Italy with over 200 people, with the Solaris team and a number of people in the sailing industry.
Guests witnessed the yacht’s 22-tonne fin keel and bulb connected to the ultra lightweight hull and rig and touch the water for the first time.
“The yacht perfectly floated onto her lines – an impressive manifest of the yard’s technical knowledge and its long-time experience in building innovative high-end sailing yachts by a dedicated team with decades of experience,” read a statement from the shipyard following her launch.
Officially christened Cefea, the Solaris 111 will now enter an intense phase of sea trials, with plans to sail around Italy to the Golfe de Sant-Tropez during the famous event Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez at the end of September 2020.