Ancona, March 25th 2019
ISA 43-metre Alloy is the first semi-displacement unit of the new aluminum line to widen the selection of proposals by the ISA Yachts brand (which includes: the Classic, Gran Turismo, Sport and Super Sport models) while maintaining the characteristic elements distinguishing the 33 models delivered by the shipyard to date. Interiors and exteriors have been skilfully designed by LUCA DINI Design & Architecture.
Renamed “Agora III”, the ISA 43-metre Alloy will be the largest private yacht in Japan
The design of the new ISA Yachts 43-metre with aluminum hull and superstructure stems from the stylistic search for clean, essential and streamlined external lines to enhance the sporty and at the same time elegant character of this yacht, combining past with present, innovation with tradition, in a sort of modern classicism. The naval architecture is by Francesco Rogantin, while the interior and exterior design is by LUCA DINI Design & Architecture.
This project blends a modern concept with the ISA Yachts family style also characterized by the large side arches connecting the cockpit to the superstructure and integrating the air intakes so to recall the look of some famous sports cars.
Its predominant details, all inspired by automotive stylistic elements, are:
- the wheelhouse side exits with gull-wing doors,
- the skylights integrated into the roof of the master cabin on the forward main deck,
- the roof and roll-bar mouldings,
- the ventilation grilles and the three external side slits,
- the black tinted glass surfaces integrated into continuous bands and flowing as in the best tradition of Italian yacht design.
The interior style, as well as the layout, have been designed with the aim of conferring a refined, elegant and personalized look. In this regard, the choice of materials falls on the most treasured raw materials such as precious stones, woods and silks. The interior spaces are designed to create a strong interaction between interior, outdoor spaces and the direct contact with the sea thanks to special fold-out balconiesnear the lounge area of the main deck, able to provide the most evocative views while comfortably sitting on the sofas. Between the lounge and the dining area, 5 column cupboards in dark wood act as a divider for these two rooms characterized by natural stones. The full-width owner’s suite is located in the forward main deck together with the spacious bathroom and it includes also a relaxation area with of a comfortable sofa and a vanity on one side and a reading chair on the other. The master cabin can be reached from the main foyer through a first anteroom where we find access to the owner’s dressing, an “office” and a “dormeuse” area connected to each other by sinuous and organic lines.
Once in the sky-lounge, we find the upper-deck private salon designed as a comfortable living area that turns into a cinema thanks to the retractable TV. Here, the large full-width aft window opens onto the large private cockpit furnished with an outdoor dining area, a living area and sun loungers. Still on this deck, we find the captain’s cabin with direct access to the wheelhouse which, to maintain the sleek and sporty lines, has been positioned at an intermediate level between main and upper deck.
On the lower deck, instead, the transom door folds down to create a large beach club like afantastic balcony on the sea. A dressing room and a day toilet adjacent to the beach area allow guests to fully enjoy this space.
The layout of the guest area, on the same deck, was designed to house two large VIP cabins aft and two large guest cabins with single beds plus a pullman-bed each so to accommodate up to a total of 10 guests.
ISA Alloy 43 is powered by two 2,000 hp MTUs, providing a top speed of 20 knots and a comfortable cruising speed of 18 knots. By reducing the speed to 12 knots, the predicted range easily exceeds 3,500 nautical miles. On the owner’s specific request, this semi-displacement superyacht aims at the best mix between performance and comfort with a particular focus on noise and vibration reduction.
Its 43-metre length and 8.10-metre beam are accompanied by another main characteristic that is the reduced draft at only 2.3 metres to allow reaching secluded shallow coves.