Welcome to the new premier league starting with the new Benetti FB 252 Nataly

Benetti launch the spectacular 65 metre Nataly, this majestic 65-metre yacht has been under construction at Benetti’s facility in Livorno, and launched from the legendary Morosini dock. The Benetti FB 252 is the acronym that identifies the innovative custom project by the boatyard and briefly sums up a noteworthy series of technical and stylistic advancements regarding the boat’s interior as well as exterior.

Benetti FB 252 Nataly

In the waters of Livorno the technical trials for the new 65-metre FB 252 have been underway, where fittings, instruments, and on-board facilities were tested and technically inspected.

Benetti FB 252 Nataly

With boatyard staff, technical partners, and representatives of the owner all in attendance, the yacht scored positive results from the very first readings and met all technical requirements necessary for it to move on to official testing, now scheduled for late May, which is to designate the class of LRS boat registration.

Benetti FB 252 Nataly

From the design of the keel to the new bow, which is nearly vertical and non-bulbous, to the five hatches and the foldaway anchors, which are invisible when underway, to the integrated wheelhouse and the BEST entertainment system offering content distribution to each cabin.

Benetti FB 252 Nataly

The stirring ceremony was attended by the boat’s commander, who was designated as the owner’s representative for the event, the London-based studio Redman Whitely & Dixon, which developed the internal and external lines, and the whole Benetti team, which oversaw construction over the past several years. There is no denying that Benetti have produced a world class mega yacht that is sure to heads of any that see her cruising or parading in sun filled ports.

Builder Benetti Shipyard – Livorno, Italy
Construction materials steel hull and aluminium superstructure
Length overall (LOA) 65 m – 213’ 25’’
Maximum beam 11.75 m – 38’ 54’’
Maximum draft 3.10 m – 10’ 17’’
Full load displacement 1050 t
Fuel capacity 160,000 l (42,267 US Gal. approx.)
Fresh water capacity 40,000 l (10,566 US Gal. approx.)
Main engines 2 CAT 351 6B, 1,685 kW at 1,600 rpm
Maximum speed 15 knots
Range at 12 knots 5,000 n.m.
Generators 3 CAT C9 main generator, 200 kW, 380V 50 Hz
Bow thruster Quantum Marine, Vosper 180 kW
Stabilizers Koopnautic, Quantum Marine, Stabtech, Vosper
Propellers Detra
Air conditioning system Condaria
Naval Architect Azimut-Benetti Spa
Exterior styling & concept Redman Whiteley Dixon ltd.
Interior Design Redman Whiteley Dixon ltd.
Interior Design for crew and service Azimut Benetti Spa with styling consultation with Redman Whiteley Dixon
Accommodation for guests 12 in 6 cabins
2 in 1 Owner’s cabin
Accommodation for crew 16 in 8 cabins
2 in 1 Captain’s cabin
Classification American Bureau of Shipping

Benetti owner views at the ILBC www.worldsportsboats.ning.com

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