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Fairline Unveils First Mancini design

7th July 2016
The new Targa 62 GTO is the first of the new generation of models from Fairline Yachts The new Targa 62 GTO is the first of the new generation of models from Fairline Yachts

British boatbuilder, Fairline Yachts, has unveiled its first yacht designed by renowned Italian superyacht designer, Alberto Mancini.Targa 62

The new Targa 62 GTO is the first of the new generation of models from Fairline Yachts featuring the world class combination of Mancini’s Italian styling naval architecture by renowned Dutch firm Vripack and the hand-crafted, made in Great Britain quality of Fairline’s builders. The boat is currently in the final modelling stages with production set to begin this autumn and customer deliveries expected in the summer of 2017.

Mancini’s influence is clearly evident in the Targa 62 GTO, resulting in a sleeker style for Fairline. Andrew Pope, Head of Design at Fairline Yachts, explains, “The benefit of working with external designers is they push the boundaries of what is considered possible. Alberto has brought a fresh approach in his interpretation of Fairline’s design language. With the Targa 62 GTO, we have an exciting new shape which clearly retains Fairline’s design DNA. It is a progression – an evolution not a revolution – and an exciting first step in Fairline’s future design journey. Similarly, our naval architects, Vripack – who have a huge amount of experience working across boats of all types – have designed a hull shape that allows for maximum volume, which in turn has significantly improved comfort levels on board, as well as making the boat stable, dry and very safe.”

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