March 19, 2011

New Model: Sunseeker 115 Predator

Sunseeker presented the new 115 Predator at the January 2011 London show. This new model builds on the success of her award winning big sister, the 130 Predator. Although smaller in length, the 115 Predator retains many of the stunning characteristics that have made the 130 so successful. She has the exterior deck space of a Yacht but remains Predator in her look with an exemplary level of onboard luxury and, taking inspiration from the 34 Metre Yacht's accommodation plan, can comfortably accommodate a party of up to ten guests in five cabins, with a crew of five. An expansive aft cockpit, flybridge and foredeck social areas provide endless entertainment opportunities. For relaxation, the spacious flybridge features a large sunpad including spa tub, a large wet bar with stools, as well as generous seating area and tables for that perfect alfresco dining experience. By specifying the optional hard top, which supplies shade in the sun and beautiful down lighting for evening use, this area can be enjoyed at any time of the day. The helm on the forward starboard side of the flybridge provides an option for the vessel to be operated from outside rather than from the raised wheelhouse, while the main deck boasts a large aft cockpit including spacious lounge seating plus table and, if specified, a bar for drinks service. The saloon can include a long or short arrangement layout, dependent on the client's preference for additional inside or outside space. If the long saloon option is specified, the drinks service is moved from the aft cockpit and located on the aft starboard side, just forward of the main entrance doors. The full beam master stateroom is a stunning feature, more often seen on yachts much larger in size. Thanks to its considered layout, the owner enjoys maximum space and privacy. A further four guest cabins are incorporated on the lower deck - two doubles and two twins, each featuring the large panoramic trademark portlights which provide a wealth of natural light. There is an option for balconies on either side of the main deck saloon consisting of sliding patio doors and hinge-out bulwark sections, which open up magnificent seascapes and bring in more natural light, promoting the outside/inside feel so popular in design today. The Predator 115 has been built to RINA pleasure craft classifications with optional MCA LY2 short range yacht charter classification and the accommodation layout assures future-proof compliance with the latest crew cabin legislation. The vessel also accommodates a large aft tender garage for two jet bikes, and a tender up to five and a half metres plus launched from a hydraulic rise-and-fall transom platform. Power is from twin MTU 2640hp which drive an in line shaft in tunnel drives propulsion system. Speed is for a max of 26 knots, a cruise of 20, and an economic long range of 10 knots. Interestingly the 115 Predator can also be ordered with a long range about 25% extra fuel capacity package.
Technical Data:
LOA - 34.53 m (113.3ft)
Beam - 7.39 m
Draft - 2.38 m
Displacement - 135300 kg half load
Fuel Capacity - 14210 l or 19260 l optional long range
Water Capacity - 5050 l or 3000 l in optional long range
Accommodation - 10 guest berths in 4 cabins, 5 crew
Engines - 2 x MTU 2640hp
Propulsion - line shaft in semi tunnels, and fixed pitch propellers
Speed - 26 knots max, 20 knots, economic 10 knots
Range - 1250 nautical miles at 10 knots
Certification - RINA Pleasure, optional RINA Charter / MCA LY2 Short Range