If zooming over the waves in a sleek high-end vessel that looks right out of a science-fiction movie is your idea of fun, then London-based firm Glider Yachts has the answer: the Super Sports 18, a futuristic-looking luxury craft that can reach speeds of up to 64 miles per hour.
The high-performance sports day boat—as the company describes it—boasts a striking minimalist design, with an open cockpit with room for five atop a pair of innovative hulls devised to cut smoothly through the water, even at high speeds. The 60-foot-long hand-built boat, powered by four 270-horsepower supercharged engines, is capable of traveling from Monaco to Saint-Tropez or Miami to the Bahamas in just 45 minutes.
“We are absolutely thrilled to finally show off the first Glider to the world,” Glider Yachts managing director Robert McCall said in a statement. “The SS18 is unlike any other yacht seen in the market today, with unparalleled design and technological capabilities—we’re sure she is going to be a real game-changer.”
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Along with its streamlined exterior, the SS18 features a smart tailored interior anchored by custom-made luxury leather sports seats by Corbeau and chrome detailing, adding to the overall polished feel.
The yacht, fitted with a specially engineered audio system by JL Audio and a bespoke Garmin dashboard with a state-of-the-art navigation system, is priced around $1.3 million. For more information, visit glideryachts.com/supersports/