A yacht builder has joined forces with Porsche to create a boat, and all for the modest starting price of €9.1 million (£7.82 million) – welcome to the world of superyachts.
The new creation from Monaco yacht builder Dynamiq is an innovative hybrid built in partnership with the German luxury car manufacturer, even including seats from a Porsche 911R.
The yacht, which measures 35 metres (115 ft), is apparently for those who don’t want the “hassle” and extra expense of bigger crafts.
“Our target clients might include those who are looking to downsize from larger 50 or 60m yachts,” said Dynamiq chief executive Sergei Dobroserdov.
“They are already accustomed to the highest standards, but are ready to leave behind the hassle and huge costs of owning large vessels so they can enjoy the fun side of yacht ownership.”
The 198 tonne yachts boast a 16.5m (54.2ft) sundeck on top and are being built entirely from aluminium.
The company says only seven will be built.
With a maximum speed of 21 knots, their main propulsion will be from one 1.2kw electric motor and two MAN V12 diesel engines – and four electric fins situated underneath the hull keep the craft stable in the water.
Inside, the upholstery boasts the same trimmed leather as the £135,000 Porsche 911R’s seats.
According to Dynamiq, the yacht can cover 3,400 nautical miles, which is enough for it to cross the Atlantic.
“Taking the spirit of high-performance sportscar styling to the high seas, the Dynamiq GTT 115 is designed to appeal to car lovers and forward-thinking yacht owners who appreciate the advantages of speed, style and our philosophy of intelligent performance,” said Roland Heiler, the managing director of the Porsche Design Studio.