The Mangusta line keeps growing: the Oceano 50 was presented
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:24 PM
“A multitude of sketches on paper, the pencil sculpting every detail. I want it to be a megayacht with a strong, powerful and sleek personality but with the shadows and reflections of a sculpture that plays with empty and full surfaces almost as if the aluminum were molded onto a living thing in motion. I balance the hard and soft sinews and then create a line to highlight the windows and extend them as a single section that unites the interior and exterior. I begin to imagine the decks as if sculpted by the wind, each cantilevered over the lower deck. But that’s not enough and I then create cuts, as if the aluminum were a light canvas, and illuminate them with indirect light to highlight the hidden surfaces and give them more and more character… and in my thoughts I can already admire the yacht as its reflections illuminate a beautiful bay in the Caribbean night.”
This is the way Alberto Mancini describes how this new project was born.
Design and volumes
The Mangusta Oceano 50 was designed with an eye to optimizing exterior and interior volumes while remaining within the limit of 500GT. The project immediately proved challenging for both the designer and Overmarine Group's Technical Department, who aimed at ensuring the great habitability, volumes, and onboard comfort typical of this product line while also introducing original and innovative solutions in this market segment.
Guests will be welcomed onboard by really impressive exterior areas, starting from the aft cockpit, where sofas are built-in inside a teak shell that forms a square ring slightly lower than the side walkways, resulting in an exclusive private area. The effect is that of the living room of a villa overlooking the sea instead of a lush garden. The glazed floor lets through plenty of natural light, brightening the beach club below.
Moving the garage to the bow area has allowed to create an impressively spacious beach club. The transom door and the two side hatches open up to 180 degrees, creating a wide, fully-equipped platform on the sea, with the possibility to have a convenient walk-around passage.
The bow area, too, features ingenious and smart solutions. The stylish, spacious cockpit, which the Owner can furnish to his own taste, is located above the garage, fitting a tender of over 6 meters in length and two jet skis. After launching the tender, the inside basin can be filled with water to create a counter-current swimming pool.
A second pool, a Jacuzzi pool, can be found on the sun deck, which also features a dining table seating 12 guests, sheltered by a full-beam hard top, and a lounge area.
Onboard, the key feature is undoubtedly the use of light. Natural light cuts across all exterior and interior decks, while hidden illumination points highlight details and, at night, endow the yacht with unique character and charm.
The interiors have been designed to achieve flawless continuity with the exteriors. The ceiling-high windows in the main deck salon and on the upper deck let plenty of light shine through the bulwarks, which have been hollowed out to offer an even wider view of the sea.
Alberto Mancini's refined décor style proposal revolves around a harmonious blend of elegant and soft light colors - fine materials like linen and silk in the shades of light blue and turquoise, white marbles, and sand-color oak wood parquet create an elegantly balanced contrast with the night-blue ash wood and the brass finishes.
Technology and comfort
On the Mangusta Oceano 50 every single detail has been devoted the greatest care, and the yacht’s technical characteristics and performances are no exception. Equipped with two MTU 12V 2000 M86 engines that push her to a maximum speed of 16 knots, this vessel can boast a range of 4,000 nautical miles at a cruising speed of 11 knots, also ensuring limited consumption.
The yacht, starting from her bulbous bow steel hull, has been designed so as to ensure great maneuverability and maximum versatility, excellent stability both at anchor and when cruising, and very limited noise and vibrations, also through the use of cutting-edge technologies and materials.
Construction of the first model has just started, with completion expected in 2020.