|Southampton Boat Show |
11th - 20th September
Mayflower Park/Town Quay, Southampton
The X Factor’s top six girls will be in the lap of luxury this weekend as award-winning Yacht, the Pearl 75, will be taking Cheryl Fernandez-Versinis’ contestants to the south of France for the Judges’ Houses stage of the competition.
This stage of the cult singing competition gives both viewers and contestants a glimpse into the celebrity judges’ lifestyles, and with Cheryl famous for her exquisite taste, her group of talented girls will arrive in real style.
Filmed at Port Grimaud, near St. Tropez, the Pearl 75 was specifically chosen by Cheryl for its stunning Kelly Hoppen interior design. It will sail Chloe Jasmine, Lola Saunders, Emily Middlemass, Lauren Platt, Stephanie Nala and Kerrianne Covell, to Cheryl’s chosen destination, where they will compete for a place in the live shows.
Priced at around £3 million, the award winning Pearl 75 is spacious yet sophisticated, and features interiors designed by Kelly Hoppen MBE. Fitted with all the latest technologies and features it even has room for a garage to conceal a RIB or Jet Ski!
Iain Smallridge, Managing Director of Pearl Yachts Limited said:
“It’s fantastic to see the Pearl 75 in all its glory on one of the world’s most popular TV shows.”
“We hope the contestants enjoyed their trip aboard the Pearl 75, and we wish them all the best of luck during the next stage of the competition.”
9 – 14 September 2014, Berth: QML049
The new Pearl 65 Flybridge yacht will be making its world debut alongside the award-winning Pearl 75 at the 2014 Cannes Boat Show.
This special range of yachts has been built in a unique collaboration with award-winning naval architect Bill Dixon and celebrated interior designer, Kelly Hoppen MBE.
Since making its debut towards the end of 2012, the flagship Pearl 75 has been awarded the Best Motor Yacht under 25M at the International Yacht and Aviation awards, and received outstanding test reports thanks to its exhilarating performance, luxury styling and exceptional levels of comfort.
The Pearl 65 follows in the Pearl 75’s footsteps and has been designed by Bill Dixon with Kelly’s well known effortless, calm and elegant interior style – complete with four luxuriously appointed staterooms (with sleeping quarters for an additional two crew members), a unique open plan, inside/outside saloon – allowing for easy, every-day use and alfresco dining.
Both the Pearl 65 and Pearl 75 feature pod-drive propulsion, incorporating joystick control technology offering the ability to operate the yacht without crew, if preferred.
Standard features of the Pearl fleet also include a hydraulically operated bathing platform, air conditioning, hydraulic passerelle, generator, and teak decking. For a full range of standard features visit: the Pearl 65 sections of the website
Iain Smallridge, managing director of Pearl Motor Yacht’s believes that the second in the series of yachts to be made in this special collaboration will make a real impact at this year’s Cannes Boat Show.
“The launch of the Pearl 75 exceeded all of our expectations, we were overwhelmed by the response we received – thanks to the unique elements both Bill Dixon and Kelly Hoppen bring to the Pearl range, and their drive for pioneering design excellence.
“This partnership has provided our customers with something that is totally unique – and has created a great deal of anticipation surrounding the launch of the Pearl 65.
“With its elegantly appointed design coupled with technological innovation, the all-new Pearl 65 promises to be another ground-breaking vessel.”
Powered by either triple Cummins Zeus 600hp, Twin Volvo IPS 800hp engines or twin Volvo D13 shaft drive, the yacht will have a fuel capacity of 770 Gallons (3,500 litres), reach a top speed of 32 knots and have a cruising range of 350 nautical miles*.
Pearl Yachts are delighted to announce that the New Pearl 75 has been awarded the ‘Highly Acclaimed’ award in the ‘over 55’ flybridge’ category at the recent Motorboat and Yachting awards, held at the Landmark Hotel on the 6th January. Iain Smallridge Managing Director of Pearl Yachts commented “it is great for everybody involved here at Pearl Yachts to receive some recognition from probably the most respected marine publication in Europe. We were pitched against three of the biggest and most successful boat builders in the world and were very pleased to have been nominated and thrilled to have been awarded the Highly Acclaimed award”
The New PEARL 75 with interior design by Kelly Hoppen Wins Best Motor Yacht under 25M at the International Yacht and Aviation awards
Pearl Yachts’ ground-breaking Pearl 75 has received worldwide acclaim after being named as the best Motor Yacht under 25 metres at this year’s International Yacht & Aviation Awards.
The accolade, which rewards the best in design from across the globe, was awarded to the luxury yacht builder and Kelly Hoppen MBE at a ceremony on Friday 19th April 2013.
In a special collaboration with award-winning designers, Kelly Hoppen MBE, and renowned yacht designer, Bill Dixon, the Pearl 75 brings new levels of style, sophistication and features to this sector of the motor yacht market. Kelly’s well-known design ethos of balance, sophisticated use of texture and trademark neutral colour scheme is featured throughout the fresh and contemporary interior of the Pearl 75.
Hosted by leading interior design magazine design et al, the awards are extremely sought-after as they are not voted for by a judging panel, but by industry professionals, clients and customers.
Iain Smallridge, Managing Director of Pearl Yachts, comments: “With a unique propulsion system, a unique interior design and host of unique features, we have created a yacht that sets us apart from our competitors. This award win, which we hope is the first of many, clearly establishes our reputation as the yacht builder that thinks beyond the standard.”
Commenting on the win, Kelly Hoppen, MBE, says: “Winning this prestigious award is an incredible honour. It is testament to the fact that we have created a unique and class-leading interior that not only mirrors Pearl’s unrivalled quality and exhilarating performance, but also reaffirms their position at the forefront of innovative yacht design.”
Debuted at the Southampton Boat Show in September 2012, the vessel, which is the largest of the Pearl fleet, is laden with a whole host of innovative features. Created by the highly-acclaimed studios of Yacht Dixon Design, it offers owners outstanding levels of comfort with four luxuriously appointed staterooms. It also features an unusually spacious ‘lounge style’ saloon and unique open-plan gallery and dining area that are flooded with light from the conservatory-style glass roof.
Boasting technical state-of-the-art systems, the Pearl 75 includes an external Jet Ski garage and a hydraulic bathing platform, which means owners can carry a jet ski and tender without the need to take up valuable flybridge space.
The Pearl 75 also features the ZF series 4000 pod-drive propulsion system incorporating joystick control technology. This offers the owner joystick manoeuvrability and option of operating the yacht without crew if preferred. Powered by twin MTU 1250 HPs engines, the Pearl 75 can navigate comfortably at a cruising speed of 25 knots and a top speed of 30 knots.
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The new Pearl 75 Roadshow commences in the exclusive marina of ‘Puerto Portals’, Mallorca. Local celebrities and boat owners celebrate the arrival of this fabulous new yacht.
Pearl Motor Yachts, one of the UK’s leading luxury yacht builders is to launch the new Pearl 75 at this year’s Southampton Boat Show (14-23rd September 2012) alongside world-renowned interior designer, Kelly Hoppen MBE.
In a special collaboration with award-winning designers Kelly Hoppen MBE and renowned yacht designer, Bill Dixon, the Pearl 75 brings new levels of style, sophistication and features to this sector of the motor yacht market.
Laden with a host of unique features, the vessel is the largest of the Pearl fleet. Created by the highly acclaimed studios of Dixon Yacht Design, it offers owners outstanding levels of comfort with four luxuriously appointed staterooms, an unusually spacious ‘lounge style’ saloon and a unique open-plan galley and dining area which are flooded with light from the conservatory style glass roof.
Externally a Jet Ski garage and a hydraulic bathing platform mean owners can carry a jet ski and tender without the need to take up valuable flybridge space. The Pearl 75 also boasts the ZF series 4000 pod-drive propulsion system incorporating joystick control technology. This offers the owner joystick manoeuvrability and the option of operating the yacht without crew if preferred.
Kelly’s well-known design ethos of balance, sophisticated use of texture and trademark neutral colour scheme is featured throughout the fresh and contemporary interior of the Pearl 75.
Commenting ahead of the launch Kelly enthused “My aim with this exciting project was to instil a feeling of sanctuary in the Pearl 75, so it was perfect to use my East meets West philosophy. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Pearl 75 team and I’m thrilled with the results. I’m really looking forward to unveiling the Pearl 75 at the Southampton Boat Show.”
Strengthening Pearl’s commitment to producing the highest quality motor yachts in the world, managing director of Pearl Yachts, Iain Smallridge, believes the flagship will make a real impact at this year’s Southampton Boat show. “The response to the imminent launch of the Pearl 75 has been very encouraging and there is a great deal of anticipation surrounding its debut appearance. With its gracious exterior lines, luxurious interior style and technological innovations, we are extremely proud to be able to launch a vessel that really is ground-breaking.” says Iain, and adds, “Our partnership with highly regarded professionals, Bill Dixon and Kelly Hoppen MBE, has not only redefined Pearl’s position at the forefront of innovative yacht design, but thanks to their individual expertise, it has also provided our customers with something that is totally unique to the market.”
Powered by twin MTU 1250 HPs engines, the Pearl 75 is expected to navigate comfortably at a cruising speed of 25 knots and a top speed of 30 knots. And Pearl certainly confirms its reputation as the yacht builder that thinks beyond the standard.
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Notes to Editor
Pearl Motor Yachts, one of the UK’s leading luxury yacht builders, has announced a special collaboration with a world renowned British interior designer. Kelly Hoppen MBE is one of the most in-demand interior designers in the country. Kelly has been brought on board to design the luxury interior of the flagship Pearl 75, which will be launched in early 2012.
When the top stars of business, sports, film and fashion are looking to create their perfect sanctuary, they know they are in safe hands with world-renowned interior designer, Kelly Hoppen MBE. Kelly creates stunning interior designs for luxury homes, yachts and private jets for an ever-expanding international high-profile client base. The famous ‘Hoppen’ style fuses together the eastern principles of simplicity and balance and the western tastes for sumptuous textures and luxurious finishes. With the expertise and craftsmanship of Pearl Yachts married in with Kelly Hoppen the result is all about the understated luxury of textural fusion.
Understated luxury is the watchword and, like all Pearl yachts, unrivalled quality is consistent throughout this elegant yacht. The technical systems of the boat are state-of-the-art as you’d expect, twin ZF series 4000 pods coupled to MTU 1250hp engines combine joystick manoeuvrability with sports boat performance, ensuring the proud captain looks and feels competent at all times.
Iain Smallridge, Pearl’s Managing Director comments:
“The international reputation of Kelly Hoppen precedes her and this exciting new partnership will continue to keep Pearl at the forefront of innovative yacht design as we strive to offer our customers something a little different. The Pearl 75 has been on the drawing board for nearly three years and is a result of demand from our current owners, some of whom have been involved in the development process. The new Pearl 75 will be the largest of the Pearl fleet, offering owners 4 luxuriously appointed staterooms and a unique open plan galley, lower helm and seating area sheltered under a conservatory-style glass roof.”
With legendary Pearl sea-keeping, craftsmanship, innovation and style, the Pearl 75 brings many new features to this sector of the motor yacht market.
The Pearl 75 is due to be launched towards the end of the year.