The 59-metre Vitters sailing yacht Maximus, also known as Project 3090, has entered the final stages of construction as she approaches her launch date.
Work began on the ketch-rigged sailing yacht in summer 2021 and the project was seen in daylight for the first time in May 2022 when the hull briefly left the construction shed in Zwartsluis, the Netherlands to be turned. Once launched, the 59-metre Maximus will become the third largest Vitters yacht on the water after the 85.9-metre Aquijo and 66-metre Anatta.
Vitters confirmed that the project is designed as a performance cruiser with an interior volume of 299 GT and design and naval architecture by Germán Frers. The shipyard later described the model as a "wolf in sheep's clothing" with twin rudders and a lifting keel with a minimum draught of five metres and a maximum draught of eight metres.
Other details revealed by the newly released images show a flush deck and a raised deckhouse for a classic look, plus a saloon with wraparound windows for panoramic views while on board.
Delivery is set for summer 2023 when Project 3090 will join the shipyard's two largest builds to date following 85.9-metre Aquijo and 66-metre Anatta.
Project 3090 is one of three projects currently under construction at the shipyard, together with Project 4090, a 44-metre fast cruising sloop due to hit the water in 2024, and a secretive sailing yacht designed in collaboration with Vripack.