Sunday, August 1, 2021
Home Yachts Motor Yachts Tankoa Yachts launches M/Y Olokun, the third hull in its 50-metre

Tankoa Yachts launches M/Y Olokun, the third hull in its 50-metre

The technical launch of 50-metre M/Y Olokun (S501 hull n.3) designed by Francesco Paszkowski with interior décor by Casadio Miami/London took place at the boutique yard in Genoa on September 12. 

The 50-metre series platform has been fine-tuned and perfected, both technically and aesthetically, with each new launch. M/Y Olokun has a semi-displacement hull combined with conventional diesel propulsion for a top speed of 17,5 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. 

The layout is similar to her predecessors with fold-down terraces in the owner’s suite on the forward main deck, a side-loading tender garage in the stern, and a generous beach club in the transom. 

There are two important variations, however: the main deck aft is dedicated exclusively to an enormous lounge for relaxation with the dining room on the upper deck, while the forward master stateroom features a private study that can be converted into an extra ensuite cabin. 

“S501 hull n.3 was started on spec and the owner came into the project quite late during construction, but as a boutique shipyard we wanted to offer him maximum flexibility to tailor the yacht to his personal needs,” says Vincenzo Poerio, CEO. “The second cabin connected to his own suite on the main deck is a good example. It meant cutting a hole in the bulkhead and re-routing all the wiring so his private office could be converted into a cabin.

Another example is the distinctive black hull and metallic grey superstructure. Dark hulls can absorb the sun’s rays and overheat, but in order to satisfy the owner’s request and achieve optimal results Tankoa specified the most high-performance coatings available that reduce the temperature of the metal hull by as much as 10°C.  

“We wanted to deliver a finished product that surpasses expectations and the end result is spectacular,” concludes Poerio. 

The yacht systems will now be fully tested and the interior outfitting completed prior to sea trials and final delivery at the end of November. M/Y Olokum’s exclusive interior design is by Casadio Miami/London, US-based studio with experience in the residential, aviation and marine sectors.

Tankoa Yachts launches M/Y Olokun, the third hull in its 50-metre
- Advertisment -

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

LATEST ARTICLES

Jimmy Cornell tells the story of how he has come to sell Aventura Zero

After the decision to postpone my round the world voyage and turn around in Tenerife, we sailed back to the Outremer boatyard in...

The official opening of the 39th Copa del Rey MAPFRE

The famous Sala Magna in the Real Club Náutico de Palma (RCNP) saw the official opening of the 39th Copa del Rey...

Benetti launches the first Motopanfilo 37m, a boat suspended in time

Benetti’s Viareggio shipyard launched the first unit of the glamorous Motopanfilo 37M, a fiberglass and composite yacht designed by Lazzarini Pickering Architects...

The Monaco Yacht Summit will return to the Yacht Club de Monaco

On Tuesday September 21, the Monaco Yacht Summit will return to the Yacht Club de Monaco and will bring some of the...

Furuno Italia presents the new integrated bridge system: F-Bridge

Furuno Italia presents the new F-Bridge integrated bridge system developed by Furuno Italia in collaboration with the German company Bӧning. 

Top 25 largest yachts in the world

Despite the pandemic, the superyacht world continues to welcome new entries. These are the world's biggest yachts by length.

Barcolana Sea Summit, scheduled from 6 to 9 October 2021

The state of health of the Mediterranean, the role of science diplomacy in supporting innovative and integrated policies for the protection of...

EKKA Yachts secures order for a new-build Sanlorenzo 500EXP

EKKA Yachts, the brand representative of Sanlorenzo Yachts for Greece is delighted to announce today the signing of a new-building contract for...

Pardo GT 52: the latest challenge from Pardo Yachts

Cantiere del Pardo is ready to launch to the market the new motor yacht Pardo GT52. World premiere: Dusseldorf 2022. A novelty that...

Alia Yachts launches 55m Al Waab II, aluminum yacht below 500GT

The new 55-metre Al Waab II is the first superyacht to be launched from the new 2,000-tonne capacity ship lift, part of...