Tuesday, 1st October 2013
Floating kingdoms, palaces of the seas, call them what you will but the new breed of super yacht is much more than just a pleasure boat for the super-wealthy. Cecil Wright and Partners is a new yacht broker, specialising in the art of matchmaking clients with the perfect vessel for purchase or charter. The firm invited Inside Out to have a sneak peek inside a few of its clients’ yachts, unlocking an exclusive world of luxury.
The stunning interiors of the 39m Kathleen Anne were created by yacht design firm Bannenberg & Rowell, which devised a calm and smart private retreat. The owners are, as Simon Rowell puts it, “allergic to flash” and so handsome and quality materials are used throughout - walnut, white oak, rosewood and macassar ebony are the woods of choice for cabinetry and marquetry, while white and grey Calcutta stone and brown Emperador marble are used subtly to line the bathrooms. The open-plan main saloon has relaxed and inviting sofas, while in the adjoining dinging area, a large oak and nickel table sits.Download Article