BY APB Staff on 11 Jan 2016

The latest offering from CRN is an extraordinary jewel in the innovative Italian builder’s crown – 55m Atlante.

“IT DOES NOT SOUND very yacht-like!” says designer Dan Lenard of Nuvolari Lenard, looking at the notes he took during his first meeting with the Owner of the CRN yacht we now know as Atlante. “No portholes, no rounded corners. Give me straight, give me angles – make her look like a military vessel.” 

Formidable Figure

The Owner, an accomplished yachtsman credited with previously owning sizable motor sailing yachts, was very precise in what he wanted and the team at Novolari Lenard knew they had a challenge on their hands.

Formidable Figure 1

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