PEARL YACHTS CELEBRATES PREMIERE OF NEW PEARL 72 AT FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 2022

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Warwick, UK -Pearl Yachts presented the new Pearl 72 to the public for the first time at the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, from the 26 th to the 30th of October.

The occasionwas marked by a cheery rendezvous at the Pearl stand with business partners, friendsand members of the press. Approximately a year after the announcement of the project at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2021, the Pearl 72’s offer to the market is still unique in her class with superb exterior design from Dixon Yacht Design and another
spectacular interior from Kelly Hoppen CBE.

Pearl 72 – exteriors

Compact, Complete, and Competitive In terms of layout, the Pearl 72 makes a unique introduction to the size-class: two Master
Cabins. One is forward with a private entrance, as typically seen on much larger yachts, and the second is full beam amidships. In addition to providing an ideal solution for co-owners who enjoy the yacht together, the innovative layout allows owners to enjoy a beautiful view even when moored stern-to in a marina. There are two further en-suite double cabins plus accommodation for the crew, in addition to an exceptional garage with space for a William 345 tender (or similar) and a jet ski. Fold down balconies at water level also create a beach club for those who enjoy spending time on or close to the water.

British Design, Inside and Out

Award-winning naval architect Bill Dixon is behind the innovation and superb seakeeping that characterize Pearl Yachts, penning smart lines to sharpen each model’s streamlined exterior.

 

And for the interiors, no other yacht builder works with the world renowned designer Kelly Hoppen CBE. Her ever-evolving style, defined by a subtle fusion of clean lines and neutral tones, intuitively balanced with an opulent warmth, has been honored with numerous prestigious awards.

 

Now with Indulgence The Pearl 72 carries another premiere on board: Kelly’s new “Indulgence” interior design theme. The design intent of this yacht is to capture New York City urban living
on water, while enhancing and working with the incredible mechanical features that
have been achieved. An array of materials including timber veneers, stone and

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contrasting metal detailing has been used and layered throughout to set up enchanting
reflections and luxurious tones that fuse the ocean and interiors together.
Pearl’s Managing Director Iain Smallridge said, “I know I speak for each of us who has
been involved in the Pearl 72 project when I say that it is an immensely satisfying
moment to be relaxing under the Florida sun, surrounded by friends, with the finished
product of all our efforts sparkling in front of us. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat
Show was the perfect setting for the premiere, and highlights the growing significance
of our American market, where we now have a well-established sales network through
our Partners Atlantic Yacht & Ship, the east coast dealer and Jeff Brown Yachts, the
west coast dealer.”

Pearl Yachts @ Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2022
Stand F622
October 26th – 30th

Boat on Display: Pearl 62, Pearl 72 and Pearl 80 Pearl Yachts Founded in 1998 with the aim of designing a range of luxury motor yachts offering voluminous interiors, combined with opulence and design excellence, Pearl Yachts is now one of the UK’s most prominentshipyards. Every Pearl is designed and built to exceptionally high standards using quality materials and experienced craftsmen. Pearl’s fleet consists of the Pearl 62, the
new Pearl 72, the Pearl 80, and the Pearl 95. All Pearl Yachts are covered by a five-year warranty program.

PEARL 72
• The British yacht builder has announced a new 72’ flybridge yacht that features two
master cabins, a total of four en-suite guest cabins, and a crew cabin – plus a garage
for large tender and a jet ski.

• Dixon Yacht Design has evolved the distinctive Pearl exterior to appear even more
modern and sleek, matching the advancements made in performance, efficiency, and
seakeeping through advanced naval architecture.

• Kelly Hoppen CBE has again styled the interior of the new Pearl 72 in continuity of
the brand’s heritage, taking the world-famous look a step further with the debut of
the new “Indulgence” interior design scheme.
The model features the latest edition of Bill Dixon’s coordinated exterior design and naval
architecture, as well as the celebrated new interior design theme “Indulgence” by Kelly HoppenCBE.

In terms of layout, the Pearl 72 adds a unique introduction to the size-class: two Master
Cabins. One is forward with a private entrance, as typically seen on much larger yachts, and the second is full beam amidships. There are two more en-suite double cabins plus accommodation for the crew, in addition to an exceptional garage, with space for a William 345 tender (or similar) and a jet ski. Modern Exterior Design About the 22-metre Pearl 72 with a 5.7-metre beam, Exterior Designer Bill Dixon said, “Every element of the 72’s design follows from the core identity that she is a Pearl. But with this new
yacht, we have evolved to a higher level. The hull glass has been expanded for a more modern look, combined with the sporty stance which she inherited from the recent Pearl 62 – a marker of the new generation. The lines are as elegant as ever, now a bitsleeker and more streamlined, and the use of spheric glass gives her curves in all the right places. As for the layout, we were as shrewd as ever to use the available space to our maximum advantage. The flybridge is full length to accommodate unexpected amenities and leave plenty ofspace forthe owner’s choiceof layout.”

Entertaining in Open-Air

The flybridge is a clear example of the theme of flexibility, which defines the entire Pearl 72. Guests can enjoy the fresh air and flybridge experience under the variable hard top, which has 3 settings: Full shade, adjustable louvres, and full sun. The helm and forward-facing seating set up a friendly area for owner operatorsto enjoy cruising in the company of guests; the full-sized dining table has a multi-functional wet bar opposite,
and the aft area can be tailored to suit the owner’s needs with freestanding furniture, a sun pador even a hot tub. Stairs lead down to the cockpit, which is centred around the table with a sofa
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and freestanding seating, sheltered by the flybridge but enjoying a wide-open view – this is one of the main entertaining areas onboard.

One more set of steps takes us down to the beach club, which features a fold-out seat and an extended bathing platform. It’s the perfect place to kick off an adventure, with full support for all the must-have water toys. The garage accommodates a large Tender and there’s still room for a jet ski.

Deploying both vehicles is a breeze and the fold-out side platforms ensure there’s always plenty of space to meet the Sea. Once the garage is closed, the fold-down transom seat makes the bathing platform a comfortable space. Whether sea-lovers are looking for excitement or relaxation, it’s a delightful spot.

Finally, we come to the bow lounge – a great place to end the day, watching the sunset, thanks to the wide sofa and sun pads. Below the Bedouin-style Bimini and the retracting table, you can do whatever you want with this space.

A nice detail is that the anchor mechanisms are neatly tucked away, giving everyone a clear view off the bow for sunbathing at anchor or even
while cruising at low speeds.

Class-Leading Layout

The entrance to the salon is a via an impressive electrically operated sliding door. The main
saloon is laid out as a lounge, with designer sofas along the portside and eye-catching furnitures tarboard, with an abundance of storage. Making our way forward, we pass the three-stool bar, which blends the open galley with the social area. This lobby is a pleasure to pass through, thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows. Together with the cut-outs in the bulwarks, it creates an observatory in remarkable contact with the environment.
And finally, we arrive beneath the, now synonymous, “Pearl double windscreen”, which houses the internal helm station and a relaxed dinette area. An optional door beside the helm gives easy access to the exterior, bringing in the breeze and making for easier operation. There are two stairwaysleading to the lower deck; the forward master has a private stairway by the helm.
Amidships, the main stairway takes you down to the main accommodations area. Kelly Hoppen CBE elaborates her new décor style into each space and with 4 en-suite guest cabins, a feat impossible to find on yachts of this size, there is plenty of room to express what “Indulgence” is all about.

The First Yacht to Offer “Indulgence”
Kelly Hoppen Interiors has continued to refine the design of Pearl Yachts, taking the worldfamous look one step further and introducing a new interior theme – “Indulgence”.

The design concept for the Pearl 72 was to create a sleek modern interior with smooth lines andoverlapping textures which embodies Kelly’ssignature style. The design intent of this yacht was to capture New York City urban living on water while enhancing and working with the incredible mechanical features that have been achieved. An array of materials including incredible timber veneers, onyx marbles and contrasting metal detailing has been used throughout and layered

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together to create wonderful reflections and luxurious tones, fusing the ocean and interiors
together to create an earthly and sensory experience.

Kelly Hoppen has commented: “We approached the design of this yacht as I would when creating couture interiors for private residence whilst taking inspiration from New York urban living. We maximised each space and defined them with subtle fusion cleans lines and neutral tones, which is balanced with warm and rich textures, taking our creations for Pearl Yacht to the next level.”

Sharp Performance
Whether the owner chooses the standard 1400HP MAN V12s or the optional MTUs with
1600HP, the Pearl 72’s advanced hull architecture ensures a smooth, efficient cruise and easy handling. The latter engine carries her up to 32 knots, with a cruising speed of 25 knots for a range of approximately 250 nautical miles. All the performance advancements have implications for comfort, safety, and fuel economy.

Five-year warranty
As with all Pearl Yachts, the Pearl 72 comes with a unique and comprehensive five-year
warranty, three years longer than most other new boat warranties.
PEARL 72 – TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Length overall 72’ 2” 21.99m
Hull Length 68’ 0’’ 20.73m
Beam, max 18’ 10’’ 5.75m
Draft 5’ 7’’ 1.70m
Engines Standard: 2x MAN V12 1400Hp; Optional: 2x MTU 10V2000 M96L 1600HP
Displacement (lightship) 48 tonnes
Maximum speed * 32 kt
Cruise speed * Up to 250nm
Fuel tank capacity 935 UK 4250 litres
Water tank capacity 209 UK gallons 590 litres
Guest Cabins 4
Crew Cabins 1
Berths 8 + 2
Head compartments 5
Building material GRP
Builder Pearl Yachts
Exterior designer &
concept
Dixon Yacht Design
Interior designer Kelly Hoppen CBE
CE Category / certification B
* Preliminary data