Yacht management and brokerage company Floating Life has announced the sale of K-42, the second unit of its Series K, a range developed in the light ice class. The order follows on from the K-40 sold last October. The construction of K-40 was awarded to Cerri Cantieri Navali via a notice of tender and is currently under construction.
Naval architecture and design of the new unit of the series, for which Floating Life is the only proprietor, has been assigned to Studio Sculli of Sarzana in La Spezia, Italy. The team is the same designed the first unit of the series. Studio Sculli has 20 years of proven collaboration with Floating Life.
Like her predecessor, K-42 will be a semi-custom built. Based on a tried and proven platform, owners can choose the superstructure, the interior and exterior layouts, finishing and decor.
A new yard for a new build
Construction of the new K-42 unit will result from an international bidding process. The yard will be chosen by Andrea Pezzini, CEO of Floating Life and project manager for the new build.
Floating Life will assist the owner from the creation of the proper corporate structure for the future use of the yacht to the choice of crew. The company will also oversee all the services included in management services and any eventual chartering activities.