[dropcap]T[/dropcap]echnical launch at the Ferretti Group shipyard in La Spezia for the first-born of Custom Line’s new planing line, built for an American owner and designed by Francesco Paszkowski Studio.
The official delivery is expected at the end of 2017, afterwards Custom Line 120’ will be present at its world première event in Florida.
The Milan-based architect Francesco Paszkowski combines traditional stylistic features of boating with elements and characteristics that are typical of automotive design and civil architecture.
A very thorough research on contemporary trends has also enhanced forms and volumes through furnishing choices in line with state-of-the-art interior design.
A new feature is the hull’s construction process, created through infusion moulding. These structures are built and assembled as a sandwich to provide maximum solidity and lightness, which are enhanced by the skilful use of carbon fibre.
The design of the cockpit is striking for its contemporary look, thanks to a large, innovative window subdivided into two sections which swing open separately to create a versatile area that can be used to lengthen the cockpit and extend the lounge. On the upper deck, the comfort of a flybridge and the sportiness of a coupé blend admirably in a panoramic deck with an aerodynamic design to be enjoyed in total privacy, a perfect setting offering owner and guests a luxurious relaxation area complete with jacuzzi. Custom Line 120’ is equipped with twin MTU 16V 2,000 M94 engines, generating 2638 mhp, reaching a cruising speed of 22 knots and a top speed of 25 knots (preliminary specifications).