Bentley has collaborated with Contest Yachts in a one-off challenge to create the inside for a yacht matching with the inside of the proprietor’s Continental GT V8. The cabin of the 18-metre Contest 59 CS yacht was recreated by Bentley Design Services as a customized resolution for the model’s consumer.
The Continental GT V8 coupe’s inside options Hotspur pink leather-based mixed with contrasting Linen beige disguise, in addition to Bentley’s signature diamond-in-diamond stitching. The customized ocean-going yacht’s inside too has been completed within the diamond-in-diamond stitching – a quilting model that requires precisely 712 stitches per diamond and a exact degree of talent to do it.
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The Contest 59 CS yacht additionally will get similar-looking light-colored wooden all throughout its inside, matching the Bentley’s wooden veneer on the sprint, door panels, and middle console. The interiors of the 2 luxurious machines characteristic indistinguishable supplies all through. Stepping contained in the yacht will certainly really feel like being inside a Bentley grand tourer.
The yacht’s deep blue exterior too compliments the Continental GT’s Light Sapphire paint scheme, like a match made in heaven. “This project was an opportunity for Bentley Design Services to showcase some of their many skills in a truly unique collaboration,” says Brett Boydell, Head of Bentley Design Collaborations.
The yacht was constructed by Contest Yachts in The Netherlands for a buyer. “We are well-known for our thorough approach to customisation… (and) this project is the ultimate example of this approach – working with Bentley to turn a customer’s dream into reality,” says Arjen Conijn, CEO and Co-Owner of Contest Yachts.
Luxury carmakers like Bentley and Rolls-Royce are recognized for creating premium and extremely customised merchandise for his or her clientele, giving them a sense of proudly owning one thing distinctive and private. In 2017, Bentley was concerned in one other such car-yacht challenge – the Continental GT Convertible Galene Edition. It was created in partnership with Princess Yachts, bringing a ship’s styling into the Bentley automotive.