Asia’s first Sanlorenzo SL90 Asymmetric has arrived in Hong Kong, courtesy of the Simpson Marine Hong Kong office. This model is a brand new addition to the new Asymmetric range of fast-planing Sanlorenzo yachts ranging from 90-120ft.
Presented to the world last September at the Cannes Yachting Festival, the SL90A features exterior and interior design by Rome-based Zuccon International Project.
“The asymmetry enriches the design in terms of function, but within an elegant, clean and practical package that retains the deep family feeling that is Sanlorenzo,” says lead designer Bernado Zuccon.
The 27-metre SL90A is the entry-level model in the asymmetric range and, like its larger sisters, is full beam on the portside with a side deck to starboard. On the fly deck the asymmetry is reversed with a portside walkway leading down to the forward sundeck and the forepeak.
Inside the main salon a classic feature of the Asymmetric line is the transparent glass staircase to the fly deck and an electric up-down bulwark slides down to provide uninterrupted sea views.
The airy stairwell that is open all the way to the raised pilothouse. Sanlorenzo says this design achievement presented structural challenges when the new model was in the design and engineering phase, and heralds it as a notable architectural feature of this range.
The asymmetrical layout allows for the master stateroom to be positioned on the main deck forward, with steps down to the wardrobe and then bathroom in the bow. It also has direct access to the forward bow lounge seating that becomes a private owner’s area.
The interior design by Martina Zuccon is based on neutral tones with bronzed steel accents. All the furniture on the fly deck is free standing and was custom made according to the owner’s requests. The guest accommodation on the lower deck comprises two ensuite double cabins and a VIP suite.
The arrival of this new SL90A into Asia adds yet another successful Asymmetric model to a fast-growing fleet of Sanlorenzo’s “A” yachts that includes several units of the SL102A and SL96A cruising around the region.