Paragon Motor Yachts Announces 100' Bahama SkyMaster
Published: Monday, 19 May 2014
Following the inaugural Taiwan International Boat Show, Paragon Motor Yachts announced the construction of a custom 100-foot Bahama SkyMaster for a repeat client.
A collaboration between Paragon yacht owners and the West Palm Beach-headquartered company the new superstructure features vertical windows that enhance the interior space while at the same time minimising heat and need for air-conditioning.
The SkyMaster features Paragon’s new Bahamas Cockpit design, a large tiered mezzanine and cockpit are aft of the main saloon intended as an entertainment platform.
The SkyMaster incorporates the latest in vibration diminishing technology. From the engine room through the main saloon, to the carbon fibre radar arch and the all-carbon flybridge furniture, the SkyMaster has been engineered to ensure the utmost in silence, stability and performance.
“We are very proud of the new SkyMaster,” says company founder and president Scott Robinson. “To say we are meticulous in our design process may be an understatement, but this collaboration with owners who are experienced boaters and who are familiar with our process is proving to yield a fantastic result.”
Scott Robinson, founder of American Pacific Boatworks and its parent company, Paragon Motor Yachts, has a longstanding relationship with and understanding of boatbuilding in Taiwan. As the first and only builder in Taiwan to implement carbon fibre into major structures, the state-of-the-art yard includes a dedicated in-house carbon fibre laminating shop and continues to explore and develop expanded uses for carbon fibre and new materials that will carry the company’s exacting standards into the next generation of Paragon Motor Yachts.
The 100-foot SkyMaster will conduct sea trials in August and will debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in October, 2014.