29 Mar 2024


ISA Yachts have announced the commencement of their new 40-metre project, a semi-displacement and full-aluminium superyacht by the name of Unica.


The ISA Unica superyacht, which has a name meaning one of a kind in Latin, is the product of a collaboration between Designer Enrico Gobbi of Team for Design and the technical department of Palumbo Superyachts. 


While guests can be accommodated in a four guest stateroom layout, consisting of three VIP suites with double beds and one guest stateroom with twin beds, crew accommodation is also provided for up to seven crew members.


With a shallow draft of only 2.2-metres, the project was designed with a desire to prioritise functional solutions and volume optimisation, creating a cutting edge vessel that paves the way for a futuristic approach to yacht construction.


The yacht boasts lengthy exterior deck spaces and expansive windows, setting her apart from other marketed models in her class, while her interior luxuries meet every possible demand.


With a sense of fluidity and connection being one of the design team’s main inspirations, the deck designs consistently allow for an unobstructed view of the ocean wherever possible.  


Another one of Unica’s standout elements is the stern, spanning over three levels that slope towards the water, and featuring a generously proportioned sunbathing area for guests to comfortably catch some rays. 


Moreover, a swimming platform and infinity cockpit equipped with a glass balustrade provides a sense of boundless connection to the soothing, limitless seascape.


The roomy bow surface on the upper deck can also be utilised as a prime sunbathing spot, along with the spacious 16-metre fly deck, complete with a sumptuous lounge, dining table, sit-up bar, and cosy round Jacuzzi.


As for Unica’s interiors, the owner’s area, situated forward of the main deck with vast windows for natural light, comes with a lounge with vanity, a double walk-in wardrobe, a private bathroom, and a high focus office for productivity onboard.


Additionally, the inclusion of a sliding door to separate the bed from the remaining owner’s area establishes even more privacy and exclusivity from the rest of space.


Guests onboard have several dining zones to choose from, with a formal dining area on the main deck being optimal for ceremonious events, and a more relaxed round table on the upper deck cockpit serving as an option for family friendly meals.


In terms of Unica’s propulsion system, she is powered by twin MTU engines that permit a cruising speed of 15 knots and 30 knots, over the course of a 3,300 nautical mile range.


Written by Ellen Ranebo

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