Making Waves: Palmer Johnson SuperSport Series

This next-generation superyacht line, comprising a 42-, 48- and 72-meter models, rides on a carbon-fiber wavepiercer displacement hull flanked by twin sponsons designed to have a positive effect on stability, roll-dampening, speed and power.
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After defining “contemporary” for the superyacht world some years ago with the introduction of its PJ Sport Yacht Series, designed in collaboration with Nuvolari-Lenard, the American shipyard took another step into the future at the Monaco Yacht Show by unveiling its new SuperSport Series.

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This next-generation superyacht line, comprising a 42-, 48- and 72-meter models, rides on a carbon-fiber wavepiercer displacement hull flanked by twin sponsons designed to have a positive effect on stability, roll-dampening, speed and power.

The first hull under construction is the 48 SuperSport, which already has been sold and is scheduled for a 2013 delivery. Displacing 490 gross tons, with a 36-foot (11-meter) beam, it will feature a huge main-deck owner’s stateroom. The design emphasizes open spaces and spectacular views from the salon’s full-length windows, open bulwarks and the exterior decks. The main aft deck is configured as a relaxing sun-lounge area. Palmer Johnson gives the top speed for the 48 SuperSport as 32 knots with a fuel consumption of less than 264 gallons (1,000 liters) per hour. She also will have transatlantic capability at 15 knots.

For more information, contact Palmer Johnson’s Monaco office at info@palmerjohnson.com

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