The largest AMELS superyacht to date, a 78-metre Full Custom project by designer Espen Øino, has touched water for the first time after the hull’s successful launch at the Damen Shipyard’s facility on the Danube.

Following transport to the Amels outfitting yard in the Netherlands, the 2,850 Gross Tonnage yacht is scheduled for completion in 2021. At the launch, the Owner’s team, represented by Andrew Tree of Superyacht Technical Services, joined exterior designer and naval architect Espen Øino together with the Amels and Damen team including Managing Director Rose Damen.

Andrew Tree, said: “This truly custom yacht, with stunning design both inside and out, could only be achieved with the greatest collaboration, having the very best of European design and the highest quality of construction and management. It has been a pleasure to represent the Owner throughout this prestigious build process and we look forward to her completion and delivery in 2021.”