Maiora, the well-known Italian brand with AB Yachts and Cbi Navi, made the strategic decision some time ago to renew and expand its product range, which comprised a dozen models available in different versions and lengths ranging from 20 metres/65 feet to 43 metres/141 feet. In developing this comprehensive innovation aimed at improving the brand’s product range on the market, Maiora involved the Italian-based professional design studio Quartostile Italian Design; as a result of this collaboration, a further six new models have been added to the present range, in different versions and with lengths ranging from 26 metres/85 feet to 46 metres/150 feet. Maiora confirmed the launch of this innovative series of motor yachts at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in November of last year, presenting previews of the first two models from the new line. One is the Maiora 36 Metre, 118 feet, the first model of which has recently been launched and delivered just in time for the summer season in the Mediterranean sea, while the other is the Maiora 42 metre, 138 feet in the three-deck version named Royale, to distinguish it from the RPH version, that is, the model with two and a half decks and raised pilot house. Although this new project, Maiora 42 M Royale, is based on the traditional three-deck configuration, the vessel boasts an extremely sleek profile giving it a dynamic, sporty look, thanks to the aggressive yet harmonious lines and to the powerful, yet at the same time well-balanced, volumes. Another element that has made an important contribution to the striking visual impact of the yacht is the perfect balance of its proportions, obtained by reducing the external height of the superstructure to a minimum and similarly by increasing the internal heights to the maximum possible. This has obviously led to considerable benefits in the amount of space available for organising the layout, allowing environments of very generous size and offering scope to design a range of possibilities and alternatives to meet the client’s every need. The first version of the project presented by this Italian shipyard, the new Maiora 42 M Royale, offers a basic solution for the layout which reveals itself to be very special and quite unusual in that it has been designed to accommodate up to ten passengers, with two owner’s staterooms (this is the unusual feature), in addition to a VIP stateroom and two guest staterooms; in addition, the layout has been designed to accommodate up to eight crew members in a captain’s cabin and three crew cabins. As has already been mentioned, Maiora’s new yacht project is based on a layout arranged over three decks, but the Maiora shipyard has allowed for the possibility of providing an optional solarium deck furnished with sunpads, if the owner so requests, which can be installed on the roof of the sky lounge, and reached by means of an easy stairway accessible from the aft deck of the upper deck. The aft deck on the upper deck has an open air lounge area that can be furnished with chairs and chaises longues as well as a solarium area that can accommodate a raised jacuzzi tub together with sunpads, while the fore deck has a generous, wholly open-air space that can be furnished with sunpads or sunbeds and chaises longues; the wheelhouse is situated forward inside the upper deck, while the sky lounge salon is aft, and can be set up as a cinema room or as a meeting room as desired.
The main deck owner suite is forward on the main deck, and in addition to the master stateroom with study area, it has a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom; a galley and a day head are situated amidships. Aft of the main deck there is the main salon, including a dining area which can be fitted with a table for ten, and the living area which can be furnished with sofas; outside on the aft deck it is possible to arrange an alfresco dining area completely under cover of the overhanging upper deck, as well as a solarium area with sunpads that is directly connected with the beach club area on the lower deck below by convenient side stairways. The beach club area covers a surface area of about 25 square metres, or almost 270 square feet, with a swimming platform directly overlooking the water, and as well as being furnished with chaises longues it can be equipped with a bar and an additional day head with a shower room. The garage is next to the beach club area on the lower deck, and on the Maiora 42 M Royale it has hatch doors on both sides, and garage space for a 5.40 metre/18 foot long tender and a pair of jet-skis or waverunners.
The lower deck includes a private area for guests and an area reserved for the crew quarters. The private guest area is located amidships and arranged around a single central corridor: to aft is the full-beam lower deck owner suite which, in addition to the master stateroom with study area, has a built-in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom. The two guest staterooms are on either side of the corridor, each furnished with a pair of twin beds, a wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom; forward there is a full-beam VIP suite, which in addition to the VIP stateroom with study area, includes a built-in wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom. At the forward tip is the crew quarters area, comprising a dinette with crew galley and four cabins, each containing a pair of single beds with pullman-type berths above, a wardrobe and its own bathroom.
Maiora 42 M Royale technical specifications
|LOA||42,00 m / 137’79’’ ft|
|Maximum beam||8,20 m / 26’90’’ ft|
|Draft||1,50 m / 4’92’’ ft|
|Full Load Displacement||240 tons approx.|
|Engines||2 x MTU 16V2000 M96 L 2.600 HP – 2 x 1939 kW
|Maximum speed||23 knots|
|Cruising speed||20 knots|
|Range at 10 knots speed||2.100 nautical miles approx.|
|Fuel capacity||34.000 litres / 8,981.65 US gallons|
|Fresh water capacity||4.000 litres / 1,056.688 US gallons|
|Accommodation||5 + crew|
|Cabins||4 (lower deck) + master stateroom (main deck)
+ 4 bathrooms TOT. 10-12 guest
|Crew cabins||4 (8 berths) + 4 bathrooms|
|Material||reinforced fiberglass with kevlar stratification Hull, Main Deck and Superstructure are built in composite materials, firmly bonded together|
|Hull type||Deep V|
|Classification||This vessel is designed and built in accordance with the
requirements of Registro Italiano Navale (R.I.Na.) in order to obtain the following classification: R.I.Na. - C ✠ HULL ● MACH Y - Unrestricted Navigation (Pleasure)