Icon’s new 50m platform...

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Icon’s new 50m platform...

Design

A 54.5m with Hot Lab-drawn version will be one of several concepts on view at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show.

AUGUST 2010

Following on from its first 60m (197-213ft) technical platform — two 62m projects of which have delivered to date — Dutch superyacht builder Icon Yachts of Harlingen has developed a 50m (164-180ft) steel/aluminium platform with a max beam of 9.45m (31ft). The hull form has already been model-tested by Marin and various design studios have come up with styling concepts for it. Take this five-deck 54.5m (179ft) 710GT translation, which was worked up by Icon’s in-house naval architect Jouke van de Baan and Italian studio Hot Lab of Milan. And the latter has worked up several GA proposals to go with it.
She’s a MCA LY2 vessel that would be capable of 15 knots and a range of 4,000nm.

Basic Spec – Icon 54.5m...
LOA: 54.3m (179ft)
Max Beam: 9.45m (ft)
Draught: 3.30m
Gross Tons: 710
Main Engines: 2 x 1205bhp (900kW) MTU 10V2000 M72 diesels
Max Speed: 15 knots
Range @ 12.5 knots: 4,000nm
Naval Architecture: Icon Yachts/Jouke van de Baan
Exterior/Interior Styling: Hot Lab
Construction: Steel/Aluminium

For more, www.iconyachts.eu and www.hotlab.it

© Phil Draper