Built in GRP by Italian yard Pershing to a design by Fulvio de Simoni,Why Knot was delivered in 2017 as a Pershing 82 model and has been regularly upgraded since. Her interior, also by Fulvio di Simoni, uses oak hardwoods and Italian fabrics to stunning effect, accommodating six guests in three cabins comprising a master suite, VIP suite and a twin. All guest cabins have entertainment centres and en suite bathroom facilities while a further cabin sleeps two crewmembers.
The full beam main saloon has comfortable furniture in the lounge area facing an entertainment centre featuring a 40-inch Samsung television screen and a kaleidescape server delivering on-demand video and audio throughout the guest areas. Forward is a formal dining area, bar and a fridge. A light and bright upper saloon features a rounded seating area and coffee table and helm station, and leads directly out on to the upper deck with indoor-outdoor flow integral to the design.
Her top speed is 50 knots and her power comes from two 2,638hp MTU 16V2000M96L diesel engines.
BY MALCOLM MACLEAN