Admiral 72 by Admiral Yachts, Design Giorgio Armani & Centro Stile Admiral
Admiral 72 by Admiral Yachts, Design Giorgio Armani & Centro Stile Admiral

Behind a transparent curtain, the impressive hull of Admiral 72 by Giorgio Armani stood dramatically in a perfect installation, where a throng of guests gathered for an impeccable unveiling of the megayacht with a length of 72 meters, the result of a project developed starting in 2020 by Giorgio Armani and his team in collaboration with Centro Stile Admiral.

For over 650 invited guests, including, brokers, stakeholders, local authorities, VIPs and journalists, Giovanni Costantino, founder and CEO of Italian Sea Group, illustrated the outstanding moments, levels of excellence and objectives of the corporation, which operates on the international market of luxury yachting with the brands Admiral, Tecnomar, Perini Navi and Picchiotti; he narrated the encounter with Giorgio Armani, the genesis of an idea that was first outlined in a sketch on the frontispiece of a book.

Produced for the yachtsman Costas Cleanthous and slated for delivery at the start of 2024, the Admiral 72, certified as an ‘ice class’ vessel for sailing in polar climes, has essential, clear geometric external lines, softened by touches of smooth curves. The essential look extends to the flexible internal spaces, which will be immersed in natural light thanks to continuous full-height glass openings. The interiors are pervaded by a total Armani/Casa look, a décor that is minimalist but also refined and custom made.

According to Giorgio Armani, this has been “a very stimulating project that has allowed me, with Armani/Casa, to create personalized spaces, like bespoke clothing, all made with the same fine craftsmanship and careful selection of materials and processes.” The minimalism typical of the firm is enhanced by refined contents, precious materials, crafted finishes and an elegant mixture of soft and vibrant colors.

“This megayacht, the result of an exciting partnership of which I am very proud, represents further confirmation of our ability to come to grips with unique, ambitious projects, with a brand of excellence for Made in Italy with which we share the same values,” says Giovanni Costantino.

To further reveal the elective affinities between two personalities and two approaches to Made in Italy, Giorgio Armani – on hand for the occasion – presented the men’s and women’s collections for spring/summer 2023, while creating the setting for the grande soirée with furnishings, lamps and tableware by Armani/Casa, for a dinner prepared by the chef Cerea, with 3 Michelin stars, of the restaurant Da Vittorio.

Photo © Lucas Possiede