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The ISA GT 45 Aria SF motor yacht is the latest addition to the ISA Yachts shipyard in Ancona. The 45-meter vessel with steel hull and aluminum superstructure features the naval architecture of the technical team of Palumbo Superyachts, the exterior design was carried out by Team for Design Enrico Gobbi, while the interior styling of Luca Dini Design & Architecture.Aria SF is a comfortable yacht, with great exterior habitability and a marked layout to facilitate seamless indoor/outdoor connection both visually and practically. It can accommodate up to 10 people in five comfortable cabins. The two VIP cabins and the two double cabins with twin beds are located on the lower deck. The owner’s suite is located on the main deck forward and has an entrance/living room with sofa and TV. The full-width stateroom with skylight includes a private starboard deck, walk-in closet and bathroom with shower. A unique feature is the direct access to the outdoor living area via a private staircase. The interiors are characterized by the use of very light oak, bleached teak, lacquered surfaces, carbon, steel and glass in all its possible variations. To introduce contrast and draw luminosity, the dark metal details are the essential accents to highlight the underlying idea. The floor where a soft carpet effect is obtained by mixing wooden slats treated with different processes. Also reproduced on the doors, this effect creates subtle optical illusions. On the ceiling, white leather and mirrors throughout prove useful in intensifying the warm welcome of the interior and the endless wonder of our seas. Set against a relaxing neutral color backdrop, pops of blue and red add a stark contrast to the unified and at times industrial interior styling with a distinctly automotive soul, particularly in the custom-crafted details by Tramontano in carbon, rosewood and leather/ saddle stitched. leather that run all over the boat. Opening windows connect the salons and cockpits effectively doubling the space. The formal 10-seater round dining table is lacquered in glossy red and its center is aligned vertically with a skylight. Its access from the aft upper deck is through a circular window with a 180 degree opening to take full advantage of the contact with the outside space, when desired. On the fly deck, the fully equipped outdoor gym offers a breathtaking view that you can enjoy even during the sports routine. While for sky enthusiasts an indispensable telescope is mounted at the front. The stern door concealing the beach club has been built entirely in carbon. The swimming pool aft of the main deck features a glassed-in section allowing natural light to filter into the beach club below. To emphasize the dynamism of the line, another carbon insert has been added to the shell at the front. All carbon parts were made by Tecno Tessile Adler. The yacht is equipped with 2 CAT C32 ACERT engines of 1300 hp each reaching a maximum speed of 16 knots and cruising at 14.5 knots. Aria SF will make its world premiere at the upcoming Cannes and Monaco 2022 boat shows. Palumbo Superyachts took root in 2008, when the Columbus Yachts brand was created, and in 2011, it launched its first 54m superyacht, the iconic baptized Prima (the First). Currently, Palumbo Superyachts includes a representative office in Monaco and a logistics network of five shipyards in the Mediterranean (Ancona, Malta, Marseille, Naples and Savona); it also operates the following brands: ISA Yachts, Columbus Yachts, Mondomarine, Extra Yachts and Palumbo SY Refit.Credits: ISA Yachts

July 21, 2022

Joseph E. Golightly