The concept comes courtesy of designer Roberto Curtó

Italian yacht builder Cantieri Navale Santamargherita has teamed up with Roberto Curtó to present a new superyacht design. The 26.7 metre Bulldog 88 concept will feature as part of the builder’s new fleet as it prepares to relaunch the brand.

The custom ‘sport explorer vessel’ features a transformable layout, with large and open living spaces.

Key exterior features include a large stern sundeck, including a 30 square metre beach club. The upper deck also features a sundeck area of around 50 square metres and includes a Jacuzzi situated at the bow for maximum privacy.

The formal dining area can seat a maximum of 12 guests and is flanked by tall sliding doors that can close off the outside environment depending on weather conditions.

Accommodation is for a maximum of eight guests in 165 square metres of indoor living space. Guest accommodation comprises a full seven metre beam master suite on the main deck and two further double en-suite staterooms on the lower deck. Crew quarters for a staff of three also sit on the lower deck.

Power comes from a pair of V8-1200 MAN engines for a top speed of 23 knots and cruising speed of 18 knots The yacht would have a range of 1320 nautical miles at a cruising speed of 12 knots.

The concept follows the presentation of Curtó’s 63.2 metre Hypnosquid design, which is inspired by the physical characteristics of the cuttlefish.