Haute Yachts: Inside the $215.6 Million Cakewalk by Derektor Shipyards

There has been a lot of buzz in the nautical world about Derecktor Shipyards’ indulgently luxurious new yacht, the Cakewalk, which is the largest yacht built in the U.S. since the 1930s. Although the project launched last year, the fabulous vessel will make her debut this summer with Merle Wood and Burgess as her co-agents. The Cakewalk’s asking price is approximately $215 Million, which will be anchored off Monaco for the esteemed Grand Prix event where it will at last be available for inspections by qualified clients.

The magnificently stylish yacht was built painstakingly, and under close supervision of the most qualified and knowledgeable of teams. The flowing lines and strategic curves of the easily distinguishable exterior were under the direction of Tim Heywood Design while Elizabeth Dalton was charged with styling the craft’s opulent yet intimate interior.

An ever-imperative attention to detail succeeded to uphold the grandeur of the vessel while accents such as rich rosewoods and oaks retain a feeling of warmth and luxurious comfort. A grand spiral staircase unties all four decks in addition to an elevator for added convenience to accommodate all guests.

A stylishly designed sun deck is the ideal spot for leisure and entertaining with plenty of observation chairs, sun loungers, card tables, a bar, and large whirlpool spa. The three additional decks offer a variety of open of shaded areas, making the entertaining and relaxing properties of the luxe vessel virtually limitless.

The owner accommodations boast a private deck with a full beam master stateroom, study and lounge area, a gymnasium, day spa, and spacious his/hers bathrooms outfitted with exquisite marbles. The foyer of the area leads into a large saloon with a complete bar area, leisure lounge, and theatre area.

Guest accommodations are comprised of four staterooms with king-sized beds, two with two double beds, and one staff cabin with twin bunk beds – all extremely comfortable and spacious, with spectacular views and great natural lighting provided by large windows throughout.

The stunning Cakewalk is also outfitted with an array of stte-of-the-art bells and whistles, including a variety of tenders – a limited-edition AquaRiva 100 Centro, a Vikal custom limousine yacht, and an Intrepid custom 350 Open.

For unparalleled playtime, there is also an extensive collection of watersports equipment – four WaveRunners, complete scuba and snorkeling gear, two Seabob water scooters, beach party equipment, custom mountain bikes, sea kayaks, water skis, wakeboards, and more – which are all stowed carefully in a dedicated climate-controlled storage garage that boasts large shell doors that open to both port and starboard for optimum ease of use. The ship is even qualifies as a certified Jet Ski training center, for rusty or inexperienced guests, making the Cakewalk an absolutely astounding piece of luxury maritime real estate.

[Source: Super Yacht Times]