Gill Schmid Design Reveals 80 Metre Hybrid Superyacht Concept
by Miranda Blazeby
New York based studio Gill Schmid Design has released the first details of its latest superyacht concept, an 80 metre hybrid explorer.
Designed in collaboration with the Tim Dempers Studio and proposed with Germany build yard Dörries Yachts, the yacht is a “hybrid between a functional explorer and luxurious superyacht”, according to the studio.
Designed with a steel Ice Class hull and aluminium superstructure, the yacht’s exterior would be mirror glazed reflecting the outdoor environment.
Key features include a spacious helideck with a gym, spa, beauty salon and lounging areas fore and aft flanked by an outdoor Jacuzzi.
The yacht is also equipped with an A-frame crane capable of launching a plethora of tenders and toys, including a 12 metre limousine tender, Jet Skis and two Triton-built submarines.
Multiple interior and exterior relaxation and entertainment areas abound, including a library bar and cigar lounge.
The fully enclosed tender garage meanwhile doubles as a party space and can open up the entire aft section of the yacht into a three-level entertainment space.
Accommodation is for a total of 14 guests in six guest suites and a private owner’s deck and suite. Staff accommodation meanwhile is for a crew of 25.
It comes after the same studio released details of its 75 metre superyacht concept Mystique in December 2017.