- Summer 2017
crew mess-room and a watertight hatch type door which leads out on deck.the electronic navigational aids are conveniently situated and comprise three large multifunction panels by Raymarine which are interfaced and through which you can monitor all controls as well as steer also via a wi-fi linked I-pad. The crew’s quarters consisting of a twin cabin with bunk beds and separate bathroom are accessed from the helm controls station, while the owner’s and guests’ night quarters are accessed via steps leading down directly below from the staircase leading up to the fly bridge. The owner’s master cabin is situated full beam across well aft towards the stern and the bathroom is set on one side against the topsides sporting a separate shower unit . The cabin itself is furnished with a chest of drawers, a wardrobe area, two bed side tables and four additional drawers built into the bottom end of the double bed. The bulkheads are painted in soft pastel colours, while the headboard is lined with skin conveying sober elegance and good taste. Large double glazed window like ports on each side offer breathtaking views of the surroundings and deliver plenty of natural light.the bathroom’s wash basin is made with the same brown tobacco veined marble deployed in the galley.
Sliding mirrors can shut out or open up to the light coming through the window like ports situated on each side of the owner’s master cabin. Moving towards the bow you come to a couple of steps beyond which there are two identical twin cabins furnished with twin beds and separate bathrooms. Further forward still beyond another couple of steps we find a VIP cabin with a double bed placed to one side against one of the topsides, a large porthole which can open at will and a large bathroom with separate shower unit, bidet and wc. Out on deck there’s another lovely C shaped sofa next to an extendable teak built table which can double as dining table when dining ‘al fresco’ or it can be lowered with a remote to resemble a horizontal sunbathing platform that can be shaded from direct sunlight with an appropriate sun awning. Ships tackle, mooring and deck gear is found further forward with twin bollards fairleads and windlass for the anchor chain and warps in the bow.the cockpit area aft comprises a straight settee and a set of steps leading up to the fly-deck and is all well protected by the deck above it.the bathing platform is of the submersible variety to allow easy launching and recovering of the ship’s tender which is normally stowed in the hangar in the stern.the fly-bridge’s surface area is notable. Part of it only can be covered by a hardtop and an electrically adjustable sun awning. In the stern area there’s a sunbathing area equipped with several chaises longues and sun pads. A steel and wood table capable of hosting several guests around it is conveniently placed below the hardtop with several chairs.the bow end of the fly-deck sports another helm controls station and a deck chair.the SL78 is solidly built as every other yacht of the brand. The fibreglass hull delivers a wonderful polished look, while the composites built superstructure with infused PVC core, multi strata, bold struts and carbon fibre structure translate into a solid yet weight saving build.the hardtop too is built in carbon to guarantee further lightness higher up above the water for maximum lateral stability.to further enhance comfort while at sea electrical, low noise stabilizer fins have also been installed.. For further information: Sanlorenzo;via Armezzone 3, 19031 Ameglia (SP), Italy; www.sanlorenzoyacht.com
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