Ferretti Yachts 500: What’s Your Mood?

14 May, 2020
Ferretti500

New design solutions and two interior moods: Ferretti Yachts focuses on comfort and well-being, starting from 15 metres.

Breathtakingly beautiful, incredibly comfortable, customisable according to two different moods: the new Ferretti Yachts 500 is a welcoming and versatile space that combines the dynamism of the exterior lines with an interior design completely re conceptualised in both aesthetics and function. Ferretti Yachts 500 combines nautical adventure and a domestic dimension in the comfort of volumes and solutions that are generally found on larger yachts, creating a familial atmosphere that makes guests feel embraced in total well-being. It is the result of the collaboration between the Product Strategy Committee headed by Ing. Piero Ferrari, the Ferretti Group Engineering Department, architect Filippo Salvetti for the exteriors and design studio Ideaeitalia for the new interior design concept.

DYNAMIC LINES AND ESSENTIAL GEOMETRIES
The extensive change initiated with Ferretti Yachts 500 transforms the entire sailing experience into an absolute sensation of well-being that engages all the senses.
The exteriors follow the philosophy inaugurated with the latest models in the range, integrating it with some interesting new features, such as the aerodynamic design and the sleek, streamlined shapes. The stern features a soft and sporty design, with new solutions and generous spaces, while the profile of the hull proposes an enhancement of the windows, characterised by wide, modern shapes.

THE EXTERIORS: DESIGN MEETS FUNCTION
Ferretti Yachts 500 revolutionises life on board by preserving the characteristic elements in family feeling with the larger vessels, such as the stern swimming platform. When the platform is submerged, steps are revealed for totally safe access to the sea, and the convenience of the latest-generation optional lift system makes it suitable for the whole family. Ferretti Yachts 500 also features plenty of aft storage space, combining design and functionality.
The dual side access leads up to the cockpit, organised with a structural sofa aft, facing a table. This zone can be used as a relaxation area or as a dining area, with the possibility to accommodate up to ten people, while the reclining backrest makes it possible to enjoy a convertible lounge zone, made even more spacious by the possibility of transforming the table into a seat with cushions.
On the flybridge, we find an environment suitable for all situations: an aft dining area features a C-shaped sofa that extends along the back on both sides, with a table in front that can be extended to make room for more guests. In the starboard bow area, a huge sun pad features a double backrest for the maximum comfort. To the side is the outside steering station, with a newly designed helm station that includes a dedicated pilot’s chair. All living area might be covered with bimini.
Forward is another area for relaxation, with a large central sun pad with reclining backrests for a full optional beach area.

ENGINES AND PROPULSION
Ferretti Yachts 500 installs twin Cummins QSB 6.7 engines delivering 550 mhp, for a top speed of 30 knots and a cruising speed of 25 knots (preliminary data). The new yacht will also be equipped with optional gyroscopic stabilisation to guarantee the maximum stability at anchor and during navigation.