VPLP's 71-metre Manifesto catamaran concepts puts the emphasis on guest space, the cruising experience and efficient running.
When French design house VPLP started to create its Manifesto concept, the key requirements were space, stability and low running costs, which led the team to the catamaran form. She can cross oceans, but the 2.95-metre draught means she can also cruise shallower waters. The design will be showcased, along with others from the company’s portfolio, at the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show in September.
The sheer space available to guests is impressive, allowing for lots of options – whether you want to find some privacy, or spend an afternoon in more sociable surroundings with fellow guests. The spacious toy garage will be full of distractions, too, including a submarine.
Throughout, the Manifesto makes the most of the 22-metre beam. She also boasts a pond and Japanese rock garden on the main deck, visible from the mezzanine-like upper deck. A dedicated owner’s deck above the main deck features panoramic views and access to a spa area forward.
VPLP’s Manifesto catamaran concept has a projected top speed of 20 knots, and sleeps 12 guests and 18 crew. “Despite her length we want Manifesto not to appear dominant and powerful – we want a sweet giant who we can all love,” VPLP says.