Johnson Yachts launches 24m Johnson 80 yacht
by Miranda Blazeby
According to the yard, the 24 metre "entry level" superyacht performed "flawlessly" in sea trials, picking up a cruising speed of 19 knots and top speed of 27 knots.
Key details include a 6.3 metre beam and displacement of of 65 tons.The yacht features a bank of exterior vertical windows, creating panoramic views from the interior of the main deck. Dixon has also concentrated on creating spaces for entertaining family and friends.
The saloon living area sits aft and has been designed as a space to specifically showcase the owners’ taste in art. A country kitchen is located at the bow on the main deck, along with an open galley with marble countertops and a two-stool breakfast bar.
Accommodation is for eight guests comprising a full beam master cabin with a walk-in wardrobe and desk, one VIP cabin and two doubles.
Power comes from a pair of Man D2842 LE433 1550hp engines.
Speaking at the launch, president of Johnson Yachts Andy Huang said: "The latest addition to the Johnson Yachts fleet is sure to impress yachting enthusiasts the world over.
"Combining our proven engineering with the fashionable comforts of Karen Lynn Interior Design will make for an unbeatable result. And the flexibility of the design will appeal to each owner in ways that production builds just can’t match.”