To enter the awards, call us on: +44 (0)1244 401932

Bassan & Benedetti

Lontano by Bassan & Benedetti

Bassan & Benedetti have been shortlisted for Concept Over 40 Metres Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards.

Lontano is the ultimate Explorer yacht, designed to navigate through all sea conditions in safety, comfort and luxury. M/Y Lontano investigates the possibility of living on board in complete safety, introducing a new living dimension: Travelling. The exploration theme is the expression of an established trend, but also the translation of a new way of conceiving yacht life.

Bassan & Benedetti

The 258 ft. yacht was designed on the hull of a Platform Supply Vessel, with a particular reverse bow. Thanks to the conversion of the workboat all the technical spaces, tanks and all the crew areas are sized for long-range navigation, which have simply been kept as in the original layout. Geometrical and elementary shapes give strength and power to the exterior design of this “Truck of the seas”. At the same time, the choice of neutral colours, belonging to the range of typical navy greys, characterizes all these Explorer Yachts, making them less flashy and more camouflaged into the natural landscape surrounds them.

Bassan & Benedetti

Everything comes to life with the definition of the living spaces for the guests and the functional spaces on board. The interior design was guided from the outset by a fundamental objective: to explore the theme of travel both in the relationship that the boat establishes with the outside, and inside.

Travel, and living on the road, are the main guidelines of each of Bassan & Benedetti’s design choices, therefore embody the philosophy with which the guest lives and inhabits the boat. All this translates into the search for stylistic and cultural contaminations, methods, and functions of use of spaces, mirroring philosophies and traditions that tell stories of different lives and civilizations. This allows the guest to embark on a journey not only to rediscover the element of nature, but also to discover their own home on board the boat.

Bassan & Benedetti

Designed for long family cruises, Lontano accommodates 12 guests in 6 bright, extra-large cabins. Two observation lounges, forward and aft, make every moment of navigation unforgettable, which is an integral part of the experience on board. Guests find space to relax on the Sun deck with jacuzzi and the beach club in the aft, which includes a 9-meter indoor swimming pool, a large gym, spa and massage room. There are plenty of toys on board, for every kind of adventure, such as the amphibious landing craft, the submarine and the helicopter with certified helipad and equipped hangar for refuelling. Everything is designed to make every day on board Lontano unforgettable.

Bassan & Benedetti

design et al only work with the world’s leading designers, Aviation companies & shipyards.

If you think you have what it takes to complete in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards, submit your application by clicking here.

How to Apply The Categories


Contact Us

If you wish to speak to someone regarding the design awards,

Simply fill in the form below!

    Interested in:

    Alternatively, call us on 0044 (0)1244 401932