Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

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Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

Abeking & Rasmussen's 80 metre superyacht Excellence has been captured undertaking rigorous sea trials in the North Sea.

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Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

Excellence sports an eye catching “futuristic” design penned by British studio Winch Design, which also handled the under-wraps interior styling.

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Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

Key design features include the “striking and angular bow”, which offers a “silhouette of a spaceship”, the firm said.

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Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

“With her striking bow and her visionary, industry disruption layout, Excellence brings forward a new era for superyacht design," it added.

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Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

Other design features include a swimming pool and platform, beach club, Jacuzzi and plethora of limousine tenders.

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Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

Large glass panels and curved mirrored glass surrounding the owner’s decks have also captured attention.

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Gallery: The best shots of 80m Excellence on sea trials

Yard chief executive Hans Schaedia said the yacht's "unusual lines" and glass panels had presented "major challenges".

All photography by Tom van Oossanen

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