New Amels 212 Limited editions launched ahead of schedule
by Malcolm MacLean
The largest yacht yet built in the Amels highly successful Limited Editions series, the Amels 212, emerges into the limelight today.
With the yacht just weeks from completion, and set for delivery well ahead of schedule, the elegant lines of this 65.5m design are becoming clear to see. The sculpted Tim Heywood form of the Amels 212 is perfectly complemented by Andrew Winch’s interior and she is planned to be displayed at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show.
At 1503 Gross Tons, this first Limited Edition 212 features two VIP cabins on the bridge deck, each with sliding-window access to a private balcony. A centrally-located glass elevator makes for easy and elegant access to all parts of the yacht, including the wet bar on the sundeck and the large beach club located at the stern. There is ample storage for a range of beach toys and also for two 8.5m tenders.
The delivery of this first Amels 212 is one of 10 projects under construction, and the yard in Vlissingen is buzzing with activity, with the facility operating at 100% capacity. Due for launch a year after her sistership is the second Amels 212.