SUPERYACHTS 10 January 2019
This 84-metre superyacht under construction in Harlingen, Holland, is a project signed by designer Tim Heywood., Icon 280will be ready for delivery to the owner just 24 months after the signing of the contract
by Cecilia Vergani
Jen Wartena, CEO of Icon Yachts, declared: «TheIcon 280is a top-quality yacht, ready to sail anywhere in the world. This superyacht boasts an imaginative interior, with surfaces and finishes that catapult this yacht into the next decade. Contemporary yet timeless, she is befitting of the most discerning owner».
Icon 280 can accommodate up to 19 guests, 12 when operating under commercial rules. The most distinctive feature of life on board is the 126-square-metre master stateroom on the upper deck, which incorporates sea balconies and expansive glazing for spectacular 270-degree vistas. The designer of the exterior lines, Tim Heywood, comments: «The construction of such a yacht is an incredible team effort, under the guiding baton of the client. The enthusiasm shown by all has been rewarded by a truly remarkable achievement».
A wide array of features make life on board a unique experience. From exploring hidden coves and isolated beaches with the yacht’s selection of tenders and toys to unwinding in the onboard hammam and sauna before slipping into the 8-person Jacuzzi on the sun deck. The more developed design boasts a touch-and-go Heli Deck and a larger infinity pool aft.
(Icon 280, Dutch by birth, the world as a destination – Ottobre 2018)