Undergoing a recent refit, which also involved interior design, the 41-metre Ocean Pearl sails for eight different owners, according to an accurate timeshare program tailor-made by the Swiss boutique company

One of the most revolutionary sailing projects, which has also opened up the world of yachting to residential architects. We are talking about the 41-metre Ocean Pearl designed by the famous London architecture firm Foster+Partners launched in 2010 with the intention not only to overturn a traditional vision of yacht design with its forms but also to bring a new concept of yacht timeshare to the nautical world.

Ocean Pearl is in fact part of the YachtPlus fleet together with her two sisters Ocean Sapphire and Ocean Emerald.

The fleet is included in the special timeshare program developed and managed by Floating Life which has always organized and supervised it maintenance, operation and even the change of 'scene' with the owner's personal belongings as he enters.

The Swiss boutique-company, founded by Andrea Pezzini and Barbara Tambani in 2002, has extensive experience in the management of all-round yachting services: technical, administrative, chartering , and also extends to the field of yacht design.

Ocean Pearl, launched in 2010, owned by 8 share holders, was a forerunner of today's very current trends, and just recently it underwent an accurate work of refitting (a renovation) on a technical and aesthetic level, using design solutions and very practical materials to guarantee a perfect and fast transformation (in terms of décor) of the yacht (36-48 hours) between an owner and the other.

With a clean and essential design, it has ultra-modern and bright interiors thanks to huge full-height windows and nivee wood walls and glossy finishes.

Particular is the full-beam owner's suite with two private terraces.

The main technical works concerned the complete repainting of the hull and superstructure in pastel gray with the replacement of part of the aluminum to maintain the thickness, the reconstruction of the teak deck and the overhaul of the engines and generator sets.

In the interiors, on the other hand, the works mainly concentrated on the requests of the eight owners and their families of different nationalities and therefore with different habits and lifestyles; but no changes to the general layout were necessary.

The Floating Life team, which also followed the work at the planning level, was able to grasp the wishes of each family and get everyone to agree.

Interventions were therefore made in the main salon, making it even more welcoming, with custom-made furniture in the name of the best Made in Italy made by expert craftsmen from Cantù and Forlì; and on the furnishings of the living area on the upper deck, which has been updated and rationalised.

A small revolution instead on the sundeck which, instead of the old layout, now sees the introduction of a wonderful central Jacuzzi surrounded by a sunbathing area, bar and audio system.

To the delight of the eight owners who will enjoy it for eight years!