Yanmar Reveals the Exterior Design and Function of X47, the Company’s All-New Brand Flagship
Osaka, September 25th, 2019 – Yanmar Co., Ltd. has revealed further details about its innovative new brand flagship, the X47 Express Cruiser – the 47-foot vessel that will serve as the Official VIP Cruiser the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada, the oldest trophy in international sport and the pinnacle of yachting. With a global launch scheduled towards the end of 2019, the X47 will accommodate VIPs in luxury and comfort throughout the whole competition, culminating in the world series and the final race in Auckland NZ, March 2021.
Guests aboard the X47 will enjoy the thrill of life on the ocean in unparalleled luxury.
The Express Cruiser offers outstanding quality accommodation with two en suite cabins. The opulent living spaces are bathed in natural light and surrounded by exceptional craftsmanship and a selection of refined materials which create an atmosphere of beauty and comfort.
The lower deck features a salon for a relaxed entertaining and is convertible at night in a double berth. It is served by a well-equipped galley serving light meals and refreshments. The upper deck meanwhile boasts an open layout for maximum comfort and flexibility, with a cabin area that can be closed when the elements close in.
Example of X47 deck layout (top) and interior layout (bottom)
“This is really a new category of boat,” said Yanmar Holdings Director, Ken Okuyama. “This combination of the looks and styling of a powerboat with the beautiful, large interior space of a cruiser is something that is unique in the marketplace.”
As a flagship for the entire Yanmar brand, the X47 represents the next generation of the company’s evolution and showcases its innovation and design flair and signals the company’s focus on providing unique experiences for customers.