Italian superyacht builder CRN launched the much anticipated 74m CLOUD 9 on Saturday January 21st at its Ancona shipyard. According to CRN’s press release discussing the launch CLOUD 9 is collaboration between the Zuccon International Project, Winch Design and the CRN team. Delivery is anticipated for April 2017. The superyacht is powered by twin Caterpillar engines that produce a cruising speed of 15 knots and top speed of 16.5 knots.
CRN Chairman and CEO of the Ferretti Group Alberto Galassi said in the company press release, “We are really thrilled to have been involved in the construction of this extraordinary yacht, which was a new and exciting challenge for CRN. This incredible 74 metre vessel will reinforce CRN’s expertise and varied range in working with a completely new concept to fulfill an owner’s vision. The result is a cutting edge yacht that perfectly combines state-of-the-art technology, astonishing design and the best CRN features.”
The goal with CLOUD 9’s design was to create a balance between indoor and outdoor living spaces combined with a free-flowing and relaxed environment. The project was a success thanks to collaboration between the design team and Burgess Technical Services who were appointed as representatives for the owner, according to the company press release.
CLOUD 9 is built with a five deck layout that includes with interior accommodations for up to 16 guests across eight cabins and an additional 22 crew members in 13 cabins.