Italy’s Cantiere delle Marche (CdM) shipyard has launched Mimi la Sardine, the fifth hull in its Nauta Air 110 series.
The steel- and aluminium-built explorer yacht, which boasts a 33.5-metre (110-foot) LOA, features interior and exterior design from Mario Pedol and Massimo Gino, both of Nauta Yachts. Naval architecture and engineering come courtesy of Hydro Tec.
Spanning three decks, Mimi la Sardine features a number of zones for socialising and relaxing, including both main-deck and upper-deck saloons and a formal dining area. A tender is stored on the upper deck aft, and when launched the area can be converted into an open-air lounge with shade, ironically, from the sun deck.
Inside the new yacht is full of natural, luxurious materials, with weathered oakwood on all decks and Bianco Galizia granite in the bathrooms. The furnishings and décor are both similarly decadent, with Flexform sofas in the main saloon and a Riva1920 timer dining table in the upper saloon. Other pieces in the rooms are by B&B and Baxter and other high-end Italian brands.
As well as indulgent finishes, guests can enjoy grand windows and stern terraces for magnificent views of the surrounding area.
Filippo Bevilacqua, of CdM’s interior design department, has spoken of the importance of visual discovery platform Pinterest on the overall results and ‘look’ of Mimi la Sardine. “We started sharing ideas and receiving incredibly precise inputs. It has been a pleasure working like this and surely another step ahead for everybody both at Nauta and CdM indeed,” he said.
The vessel can comfortably accommodate up to a dozen guests across four lower-deck cabins and an owners’ apartment on the main deck. A staff of six can be housed across three crew cabins.
Power aboard Mimi la Sardine is drawn from twin Cat18 Acert 533kW engines to provide a top speed of 13.5 knots and a cruising range of up to 5,500 nautical miles (at nine knots).
Accommodation is for 12 guests across four lower deck guest cabins and an owners’ apartment on the main deck. Three crew cabins meanwhile allow for a staff of six.
Power comes from a pair of Cat18 Acert 533kW engines for a top speed of 13.5 knots and range of 5.500 nautical miles at nine knots.