Turkish shipyard Numarine has launched the first unit of its 22.6 metre 22XP series. The yacht marks the entry-level addition to the XP range, offering prospective owners the explorer capabilities of larger XP models in a more compact package.
With a beam of 6.6 metres, the new model is characterised by high-volume interiors and plenty of proven design elements including huge angular windows, a generous main saloon and a spacious flybridge with a sunpad spread and seating area.
Numarine and the design team have managed to condense many of the features of the 26XP into the smaller 22XP package. “We felt like the market wanted a smaller entry model than the 26XP we were offering to date,” Numarine founder and chairman Omer Malaz said in the past.
“She’s bold and futuristic and at the same time very elegant and this is what our clients like about our boats in addition to seaworthiness, safety and comfort on board as we use the best materials and technologies.”
A flexible configuration allows for a three or four cabin layout, with all cabins benefitting from natural light and a full-beam owner’s suite also on offer.
“The 22XP has been a success from the very first design stages,” commented Malaz.
“Five units had already been sold even before launching the first one. Having the bigger sister boat’s DNA and success, we will see many 22XP in the Mediterranean sea in the upcoming seasons.”
The model, which has been built on speculation, will make its official debut at the 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival between 6 to 11 September.