Custom Line’s first Navetta 30 arrives in HK
Hull one of the stunning Custom Line Navetta 30 arrived in Hong Kong at a similar time as hull two of the Filippo Salvetti design was launched in Italy.
The seventh Custom Line yacht launched in the past three months is hull two of the Navetta 30, with the first unit recently delivered to Hong Kong.e>
Successor of the Navetta 28, the Navetta 30 has a load line length under 24m, so is still categorised as a pleasure craft. However, it’s enormous volume is due in large to a hefty beam of 7.3m (24ft), which makes it just 8in narrower than the Navetta 33, despite being 15ft shorter.
Measuring 28.43m (93ft) in length with a beam of 7.3m (24ft), the wide-body Navetta 30 is Custom Line’s first project with an exterior by Filippo Salvetti and interiors by the world-famous Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) architectural studio.
The yacht is furnished with freestanding pieces that ACPV has designed for top Italian furnishing brands such as B&B Italia and Flexform, as well as structural pieces built to ACPV’s designs by Zago, a long-time Ferretti Group collaborator.
The main deck features colourful furniture in the cockpit and saloon, and the vast owner’s suite forward, while there are four guest cabins on the lower deck.
The upper deck features has an enclosed skylounge and a huge covered aft deck that features a 10-seat dining table as well as a full-width sofa aft, along with a spiral staircase to the sun deck. Forward is the bridge and a large
The uncovered sun deck features a large sofa aft and loose chairs, while forward is a bar area, a curved sofa and other loose furniture.
The upper deck has an enclosed skylounge and a huge covered aft deck
The Navetta 30 is capable of cruising at up to 14 knots for over 2,000nm. To assure comfort and reduce sound and vibration, the engine room has a ‘floating floor’, while ceilings have extra soundproofing.
The first Custom Line Navetta 30 shows there are beautiful ways to update nautical tradition without turning your back on it. By Clare Mahon.