Be Cool 115

by CNL Admiral and Luca Dini Design

Thirty-five metres long, maximum speed of 30 knots and 28 knots cruising speed for up to 900 miles – these are just some of the features of this yacht in light aluminium alloy. Be Cool is a yacht in which elegance and performance are combined to create maximum onboard comfort, high performance and
excellent command of the sea in the best tradition of CNL/ADMIRAL. This great handling is obtained by the soaring V-shaped keel designed by Studio Bacicalupo while the outer lines were developed by the shipyard’s Style Centre and by Studio Luca Dini Design. The modern, eclectic interior design desired by the Owner is the work of Study Warehouses Associates of Rome.
The interior is absolutely unconventional with pure lines and essential materials such as titanium and mixed metallic varnishes to create a modern environment that respects the tradition of the sea.
The “Yachting style” that emerges is elegant, original and modern. Safety, navigability and comfort are the basic elements through which Be Cool distinguishes itself from other similarly sized yachts and from those that have obtained the “Maltese Cross A21 Yachting Service, AMS” certification.

Safety and Comfort
Luigi Cortese (Captain of Be Cool) and Isabella Peak (Image & Communications Manager CNL/ADMIRAL) have revealed that Be Cool has an innovative system that allows it to reduce vibrations and noise to the bare minimum during navigation. The inner shell is mounted on a floating system attached to the external hull (sunblock), to the ceiling and laterally to port and to starboard. The gaps are filled with rockwool and lead. These systems assure first-class comfort for the Owner of Be Cool and his guests. For security purposes there is a system of television cameras with monitors on the bridge and in the captain’s cabin that make it possible to check externally when the ship is manoeuvering to port, starboard or stern. The cameras also make it possible to check the machine rooms (the system is made in such as way as to be able to see all parts of the machine room and makes it possible to zoom in if necessary) and the garage for towing manoeuvres and the jet skis. Other cameras keep an eye on the lateral corridors.

Navigability
The captain has said that rarely has he piloted a yacht of this size that offers such good manoeuvrability both in port and out in the open sea even when conditions get really rough during long crossings. This result was obtained thanks to the particular waterlines of the hull and the V-shaped cut as well as to the addition of an electric rudder that makes it possible to increase the angle of tack and a propeller on the bow.
The Design
The white oyster hull and luminous metallic silver superstructures allow for a continuous play of lights with the reflections from the sea. The stern is furnished like the welcome area and is decorated in grey shades that recall the external walls and the stairs leading to the fly deck. There is an electronic sliding door. The internal floors are made from 100-year-old honey-coloured oak parquet while the walls and the ceiling are lacquered in opaque white. Both colours are present throughout the yacht. In the living area there are sofas in varying styles and colours while the use of dark leather with coarse grey linen makes for a pure, essential image. The central wall is in titanium. Leaning against this wall, a grey, metallic old-style piece of furniture accompanied by a painting by an important contemporary artist complete the furnishings. The sources of light are another particular aspect of the yacht: slats in the white, matt ceiling open up and all the light fixtures are custom made. On board there is a particularly sophisticated remote-controlled heating system. For example, behind a mirror near the entrance to the yacht two hidden monitors transmit videos and video-art that can be viewed from the stern and all you have to do is press a button on a remote control to change the scene and reveal, for example, a plasma TV concealed behind an old marine-style piece of furniture, while other buttons lower the blinds or turn off the lights. Access to the dining room is through a sanded glass door, where we find a custom-made central etched aluminum table and a custom-made, white, varnished, titanium piece of furniture. The kitchen appliances (Schiffini) are all steel while the countertops and the sink are made of marble. A staircase leads to the bow where there is the washing room, a small eating area, two identical cabins with bunk beds and the captain’s cabin. Every cabin has an armoire and a private bathroom. [...]

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