The first all-carbon 49metre Superyacht
Launched in 2015, the charter markets “golden girl”, the 49m Supersport M/Y Khalilah holds the position as one of the most striking Superyachts out there. Firstly because of her exterior design, and secondly because Khalilah is the first all-carbon Superyacht to ever be built! The concept behind this was to “design a next-generation Superyacht that freed itself from the conventional compromises that yacht design generally seems to accept” said her owner. The end goal was to build a vessel with “exceptional operational performance and onboard experience, not incremental improvements.”
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4 fun facts about Palmer Johnsons, M/Y Khalilah:
1. M/Y Khalilah is currently available for charter and for sale with SuperYachtsMonaco!
You’re in luck! This 49metre all-carbon Superyacht is currently available for charter with the Monaco-based brokerage, SuperYachtsMonaco. For a price of €255,000 – 265,000, per week, you can cruise the med from the luxury of a golden Superyacht. Khalilah is the obvious choice if you are looking to bring the wow factor this season!
The golden yacht is VAT registered in France, and her current summer base port is in Imperia, Italy. In summer, KHALILAH is available for charter in the Mediterranean, where you can choose from a number of destinations: Corsica, French Riviera & Monaco, and Italy. In winter, M/Y Khalilah remains in the Mediterranean and is open to bookings in all of the same summer destinations.
“A unique fast displacement yacht – Khalilah is cool and fiercely stylish! – SuperYachtsMonaco Charter Manager, Chloe Riley
2. “She’s the golden girl of the charter scene”
With her stunning gold finish, Superyacht Khalilah has a custom 6.8-metre (22 ft) gold tender. Her original owner designed the yacht based on their belief that “An owner should get goosebumps every time they look at their yacht.” And what better way to fulfill that than to coat the exterior of the first all-carbon Superyacht completely in gold?
There’s even gold found on her two MTU engines at the heart of the engine room! However, step inside the yacht, and the owner wanted Khalilahs interior design to be “simple but playful”. Each of the 5 guest cabins has a different colour scheme, personalised decor, and a beautiful shower decorated with marble and colorful mosaics. The seating area is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a stunning ocean backdrop. Her glass doors open out to the covered dining area, with a 10-person bespoke Cactus wood dining table. All topped by the high-gloss orange yacht galley, situated on the main deck.
3. M/Y Khalilahs has a top speed of 26.0 kn
At top speed, M/Y Khalilah has a total consumption is around 1,000 litres per hour, with a maximum output of 5,200hp. Her engines are twin 16V, MTU diesel M94s from the 2000 series. Thanks to the 2 MTU engines the supersport yacht has a cruising speed of 18.0 kn and a top speed of 26.0 kn. Furthermore, this all-carbon supersport yacht can carry 40,000 litres of fuel and 6,000 litres of water!
Further specs include:
- Length: 49m / 160.7ft
- Number of guests: 11
- Guest Cabins: 5
- Builder: Palmer Johnson
- Cruising speed: 18 knots
- Max speed: 26 knots
- GRT: 485
- Crew: 9
- Draft: 1.9m
- Beam: 10.8m
- Range: 3600nm
- Hull Material: Carbon fiber
4. M/Y Khalilah will accept dogs under 15kgs on board!
More stand out features include:
- A star attraction wherever she cruises
- Ultra-fast speed: measuring at a maximum speed of 26.0kn knots
- The cool, funky, and fun interior design
- A vast aft deck of 110 square metres, with a large outside banquette and enormous sun pads!
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