International yacht and ship builder INACE (Indústria Naval do CearáS.A.) in Fortaleza, Brazil, has launched Inace Superyachts, a new partnership among the 52-year-old shipyard and its Brazilian dealer Yacht Collection, and international distributor Flavio Constantino, an experienced yacht broker based in Florida. The new division’s goal is to develop, build and sell modern, world-class explorer yachts for the global market. The new division’s first two hulls, both 90-foot Explora models, are in construction at the INACE shipyard, with Hull No. 1 scheduled to launch in February 2021 and make its world debut at the Rio Boat Show in Rio de Janeiro in April 2021.
INACE Superyachts’ initial offerings include two luxury steel/aluminum explorer yacht series, designed in collaboration with noted international studios HydroTec, HotLab, Guida Design, and Fernando de Almeida Design
- EXPLORA – Contemporary lines distinguished by plumb bows and large open spaces engineered to carry a multitude of toys and equipment. Available in 90ft, 127ft 131ft, 145ft and 165ft models.
- AVENTURA – Classic designs marked by raked bows, fluid lines and elegant interior/exterior spaces created to promote social interaction and wellbeing. Available in 100ft, 125ft, 135ft and 147ft models.
“INACE has built more than 660 vessels since it was founded in 1968. Among this vast portfolio, built for global clients in the defense, work and leisure industries, are 45 long-range yachts sold to international clients– most of them still in operation today,” said Constantino, who was named INACE Superyachts director. “Now, INACE Superyachts is drawing on the shipyard’s established expertise in building reliable, seaworthy, long-range vessels to offer the next generation of luxury explorer yachts, developed in collaboration with world-class international design firms and naval architects in order to fulfill the needs and desires of today’s owners; specifically, larger living areas and more efficient hulls.”