– Press Releases – The industry’s most efficient monohull support yacht is here, designed by SHADOWCAT

“Adding a monohull concept to our portfolio is a natural next step for SHADOWCAT and firmly establishes us as the #1 support yacht developer in the industry. This latest innovative concept offers extreme comfort at sea, without having to compromise on performance, speed or customization options,” said Robert Smith, founder of SHADOWCAT and director of YCTS. “Because ghost yacht development is our sole focus, we can provide a superior level of vessel expertise and customization across multiple platforms, ensuring our clients’ operational needs are exceeded.”

The vessel is powered by three MTU 16V4000 M73L IMO3 diesel engines and can reach a top speed of 21 knots. In a unique design for modern support vessels, this model will meet or exceed IMO Tier III emissions guidelines and features innovative green technology to reduce its impact on the environment by providing operational capability at zero rejection. An onboard treatment plant cleans all discharged sewage to potable quality, wet and dry waste is also fully treated onboard to enable the vessel to operate with a zero discharge policy, to meet a “leave no waste” philosophy. trace “. The high levels of onboard comfort are aided by a pair of Naiad Dynamics AtRest stabilizers.

SHADOWCAT will be available to chat SHADOW WOLF and the company’s other innovative ship designs during the Monaco Yacht Show, at Stand AL14 (located QUAI ALBERT IER), from September 28 to October 1, 2022.


SHADOWCAT is an innovative and award-winning series of support yachts, created with unrivaled expertise and state-of-the-art technology. With three bespoke catamarans in the series launched to date, SHADOWCAT now offers catamaran and monohull platforms, applying its cutting-edge approach to design, engineering and construction. With exclusive naval architecture and design from renowned Incat Crowther, of Sydney, Australia, and the construction of multi-award-winning vessels by respected Spanish shipyard Astilleros Armo’n, the brand continues to provide fully customized solutions to the segment. support yacht market. The first ship in the series, M/A Hodorset the industry on fire by winning the inaugural ‘Support Vessel of the Year’ at the International Superyacht Awards.

About Incat Crowther

Incat Crowther is a diversified marine design company with offices in Sydney, Australia, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA and Romsey, UK. The company has a 40 year history with over 600 vessels serving its designs. The company has a diverse product portfolio, including monohull, catamaran and trimaran hull forms with composite, aluminum and steel construction for a range of sectors including commercial, recreational, military and passenger. For more information, contact [email protected]

About YCTS, Ltd.

Developed in 2009 by a group of people with extensive experience in yachts and commercial vessels, YCTS Ltd. is today a leading authority for professional technical consultation in the yacht industry. Led by Chief and Class I Surveyor Robert Smith, YCTS has been a vital resource for shipbuilding development, construction and project management, as well as technical support and yacht management for prestigious vessels and fleets. in the whole world.

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