In Latin, domus means “home.” The concept of a home away from home inspired the DOM series from Baglietto and Studio Vafiadis. Hull number one in the second model in the series, the DOM133, recently marked a major construction milestone. She entered her outfitting shed, for final preparations before launch in early 2022.
The DOM series, which also includes the DOM123, prioritizes midsize megayachts, for more family- and friend-focused experiences amid a voluminous feel. It further prioritizes all-aluminum construction. At 131 feet (40 meters), the DOM133 has a beam of 28’5” (8.7 meters) and some surprising features. These include an elevator that connects the guest staterooms below decks to the sundeck. Speaking of the sundeck, you get 753 square feet (70 square meters) of relaxation and entertainment space. Picture yourself and your guests enjoying sunset cocktails at the bar up here, for example, before heading down below for dinner.
Because the DOM133 is for sale, you have an opportunity to tailor the various decks the way you wish. Studio Vafiadis and Baglietto do, however, have some more surprises in store. These include making the aft deck part of the beach club—and therefore creating a two-level beach club. It includes a good-size pool (above) extending nearly the full beam. Additionally, the main saloon can become a breezy, open-air room due to several of the full-height windows opening.
You can open those windows in the Caribbean, the Bahamas, or other shallow waters thanks to a seven-foot (2.1-meter) draft and significant range. In fact, her Caterpillar hybrid-propulsion system should allow the DOM133 to achieve 7,500 nautical miles in diesel-electric mode. Plus, you can operate essentially silently at anchor by relying solely on the batteries. Baglietto says they’ll allow 10 hours of quiet enjoyment. For transatlantic crossings, meanwhile, your crew can engage the twin Caterpillars to run on their own. They should permit a maximum speed of 17 knots.
Delivery is available as early as April 2022.
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