The RP42 re-conceptualizes family-focused superyachting with an emphasis on spacious and relaxed onboard living, reliability and the potential for go-anywhere long-range cruising without the need to call into harbor.
Naval architecture and exterior styling is by Reichel Pugh Yacht Design and the interior is by Design Unlimited. This 138-foot/ 42- meter blue water sailing cruiser is a true home on the waves. Intended for an owner wanting to make a circumnavigation or simply take to the seas with family in tow, the RP42 offers space for living, learning and entertaining.
The interior layout offers three equally sized suites, along with a larger master stateroom that benefits from its own private entrance at the stern. The master suite’s king-size bed can be configured to be aft or forward facing, and the guest staterooms are all convertible between twin and double berth configuration.
Some of the most notable attributes of this design are the panoramic roof over the saloon and cockpit, with energy-producing glass solar panels, and the single-level flow from the cockpit through to the interior and saloon lounge. The extensive use of glass and the transition between inside and out being on the same level, affords the RP42 a particularly holistic dynamic.
Meals can be enjoyed al fresco in the cockpit, which is sheltered by the fixed bimini with sliding sunroof, or inside at the dining table in the saloon.
The interior décor is suggested in two possible schematics. The first design suggestion utilizes a neutral color palette, emphasizing the yacht’s already abundant influx of natural light, and mixing textural finishes to create a luxurious and tactile environment. The second sees dark wood partnered with light upholstery, creating a sophisticated monochromatic contrast that is softened by deep-pile carpets and integrated ambient lighting.
The split-level aft deck is expansive, with cushioned sun pads and a large swim platform that is further extended by the fold-down transom door, allowing for easy access to the water and smooth tender embarkation.