rolls royce's aeroboat S6 combines luxury living with high-performance cruising

rolls royce's aeroboat S6 combines luxury living with high-performance cruising

powered by rolls royce, there’s nothing less to be expected of the aeroboat S6 than the 65 feet of pure elegance that it is. the yacht sets out to combine luxury outdoor living and easy acesss to the water’s edge with the thrill of high-performance cruising. with an aesthetic that is underpinned by high class naval architecture and engineering, the aeroboat S6 is designed to create the ultimate user-focused yachting experience.

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the yacht’s teardrop shaped cockpit is one of the aeroboat S6’s main characteristics, comprising both a sofa-style helm statio  and a central seating area with a concealed table for al fresco dining, offering up endless views of the ocean weather you’re driving the vessel or relaxing on deck. the space also features hidden television screens, which are automatically stowed away when not in use. a central information panel is mounted to the upper frame of the windscreen, informing passengers about the details of their journey, and estimated time of arrival.



much like it’s older sibling–the aeroboat S12, the S6 features a superstructure tail, engineered in composite to reveal the engine bay above which it sits. the boat’s tail also houses a wide passerelle with pop up rails for ease when boarding or disembarking. either side of the superstructure tail are floating stairs inspired by the wings of a spitfire. A prominent feature, these steps offer a regal arrival and departure when boarding close to the waterline.



for easy access to the water, the s6 yacht features an extendable  swim platform which is as wide as the transom, and can be lowered to act as a latter into the sea. dubbed the ‘aerostairs platform,’ the feature is designed to be a safe and graceful system for getting on and off the yacht. connecting the foredeck to the swim platform is a an elegant shoulder blade, that also forms the outer edge of the rear stairs before wrapping around the from the first step. this clean line is designed to accentuate the grandeur of the steps as they narrow towards the top, and meet the edge of the teardrop cockpit.



down below is a a soft and inviting space to entertain guests, or to relax after a day of exploration. there’s even a full-size day head and shower, as well as a generous galley, and the space is easily converted into a suite should you wish for a more luxury sleep.

  • Is this a paid advertisement? It certainly reads like one. How about a straightforward discussion of design challenges and solutions rather than enthusiastic sales copy. And who’s the builder? The naval architect? How did Rolls Royce get into the luxury yacht business?

    Mort d'Urban says:
  • I guess—if you are going for excess. Is there too much money in circulation?


    JimCan says:

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