This Sporty But Refined Superyacht Concept Is a 164-Foot Homage to Yin and Yang

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Yin and yang has become so ubiquitous that it’s now even inspiring superyachts.

London-based design firm SP.9, known for blending traditional Asian craftsmanship with contemporary interiors in projects like the Beaverbrook Townhouse, has just unveiled a new concept based on the ancient philosophical concept that suggests opposites can actually be complementary.

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Penned in partnership with Spanish studio Daroca Design, the 164-footer goes by the name of Odisye and is full to the brim with striking juxtapositions. Case in point: the yacht has a sporty, almost menacing exterior yet a delicate, refined interior.

Inside, you can expect a subdued color palette and sleek, contemporary furnishings. - Credit: SP.9/Daroca Design
Inside, you can expect a subdued color palette and sleek, contemporary furnishings. - Credit: SP.9/Daroca Design

SP.9/Daroca Design

“I was inspired by the strong personality of new owners, who love the antithesis of sporty chicness and curvilinear elegance with a touch of ancestral artistry,” SP.9’s creative director Pei Li said in a statement.

The living quarters pair a subdued color palette with sleek, contemporary furnishings. The main saloon, which comes complete with a gorgeous marble floor, sports a giant curved sofa and a large dining table for entertaining. Through a translucent glass wall lies a wine-tasting room for post-dinner drinks.

Elsewhere indoors, there are five cabins to sleep up to 10 guests, including one owner’s cabin, three VIPs and a double. Designed to evoke tranquility, each room incorporates soothing materials such as green onyx, panels of leather and embroidered silk.

The sundeck comes fitted with a Jacuzzi and bar. - Credit: SP.9/Daroca Design
The sundeck comes fitted with a Jacuzzi and bar. - Credit: SP.9/Daroca Design

SP.9/Daroca Design

Outside, meanwhile, four separate decks cascade down the stern. Starting at the top, the sundeck comes fitted with a Jacuzzi and bar. Below, the bridge deck offers a sizable table that can accommodate up to 16 guests, while the main deck has plenty of lounge seating. The bottom deck is home to the beach club, which features fold-out platforms and a TV lounge.

At the opposite end, Odiseye sports an extremely inclined bow to help her cut through the waves. She also has a generous foredeck with more seating and a swimming pool.

There were no details about power and propulsion as of writing, but you can expect enough grunt for the vessel to embark on long-haul journeys.

Check out more photos below:

Odisye Superyacht
Odisye Superyacht
Odisye Superyacht
Odisye Superyacht
Odisye Superyacht
Odisye Superyacht
Odisye Superyacht
Odisye Superyacht

 

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