Universe is a semi-custom motor yacht launched in 2018 by Amels, in the Netherlands.
AMELS are masters in the art of modern Dutch high-value yacht building. The yard is the largest superyacht facility in the Netherlands and one of the top superyacht builders in the world. In 2005 AMELS launched the successful LIMITED EDITIONS and delivered the first yacht of the series in 2007. The shipyard also specialises in the build of full-custom superyachts, with the in-construction Project Signature due to become the largest superyacht ever built in the Netherlands upon her scheduled launch in 2025.
Universe measures 74.00 metres in length, with a max draft of 3.85 feet and a beam of 12.45 feet. She has a gross tonnage of 1,790 tonnes.Her exterior design is by Tim Heywood Design.
Tim Heywood, the multi award-winning yacht designer, has produced some of the finest and largest yachts on the water. Among his exceptional designs is the stunning 133m Al Mirqab, which was awarded the coveted ‘Motor Yacht of the Year’ at the 2009 World Superyacht Awards.
Her interior design is by Winch Design.
Universe also features naval architecture by Damen Yachting.
Universe is a semi-custom Amels 242 model.
Other yachts based on this Amels 242 semi-custom model include: Plvs Vltra, Synthesis, New Secret, Sixth Sense, AVANTI.
Performance and Capabilities
Universe has a top speed of 16.50 knots. She is powered by 2 3508b diesel engines .
She also has a range of 5,000 nautical miles.
Universe accommodates up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. She also houses room for up to 19 crew members.
Universe has a hull NB of 3.