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The Benetti Crystal 140', customized perfection

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Every Crystal 140', like every Benetti, is created to reflect Owners' desires to perfection. They decide on the interior decor and select the furnishings, materials and lights, expressing their personality through each and every detail, no matter how small. In this case the Owner aspired to a classical style with strong colonial hints. Finely treated mahogany, gold-plated finishings and fabrics with the exotic flavour of faraway places are Benetti's impeccable interpretation of this vision.

On board Crystal 140', even the relationship with light springs from a new concept. The extensive glazed surfaces form an integral part of the yacht's structure and gather as much light as possible to convey an unprecedented feeling of being at one with the sea. The foyer, with a side entrance featuring a big, full-height, sliding glass door, welcomes the Owner and their guests in a space bathed in natural light. With Crystal 140', the emotions aroused by the experience of being at sea are raised to a new level.

The Portuguese deck is in a world of its own. An integral but functionally independent feature of the yacht's design, its layout offers a forward sunbathing area for eight people and a dinette seating up to ten guests, plus a passageway around the perimeter for crew access if necessary. All in total privacy.

Crystal 140' elevates the quality of life on board to a superior level with its unprecedented stern concept. The beach area, designed to be independent from the rest of the yacht and provided with all services, has been created to combine the pleasure of direct contact with the water and the relaxation of total privacy. The garage for the tender, jet ski and other equipment has been moved slightly forward, with side access. The lower deck stern area, freed of functional constrains, takes on a completely new and unique meaning in the world of megayachts, offering a majestic beach area in direct contact with the sea, fully appointed with bar, bathroom, shower and changing room.

One of the most striking things about Crystal 140' is the way beauty and function both form part of the same unique expression. From the overall design and individual details, to the styling and layout, everything expresses rationality and passion to perfection. This is art, this is Benetti. Confirming the free reign Owners have in designing their yacht, Benetti even offers the possibility of fitting the Crystal 140' with a smokestack. This age old seafaring tradition has been reinterpreted both to hide technical equipment and storage space, as well as to provide access to the sun-deck area under the hard top using an indoor stairway to avoid getting wet when it rains. The smokestack also offers an unbroken 360-degree panorama.

The World under your Control

Crystal 140' is fitted with the Integrated Bridge system developed by Benetti: an innovative technology that provides a functional interface for all navigation, telecommunications, safety and data transmission equipment, ensuring extreme ease of use and faster reaction times, which translate into even more safety. Even the location of the bridge next to the Captain's cabin contributes to ensuring that the yacht is always fully under control. More than a century of experience and an intimate knowledge of Owners' needs have contributed to the design of BEST - Benetti's Exclusive Sea Technology - the first integrated system that brings all on-board electronics equipment and systems together on the same platform. In BEST, although subsystems have different functions and draw on different technologies, they can talk to each other in the same language: the television talks with the lights and the TV cameras communicate with the telephones. All this is made possible by the fact that every function has an open communication interface with the rest of the system.

Technical Specifications

The vessel dealt with in this specification is a full displacement motor yacht, with bulbous bow, twin screw propellers and twin diesel engines.

Model Benetti Crystal 140'

Builder Azimut-Benetti Spa, Benetti Shipyard

Naval Architect Azimut-Benetti, Benetti Technical Department

Concept and Exterior Design Stefano Righini

Interior Design for Owner's and Guest areas François Zuretti

Interior Design for Crew areas Azimut-Benetti, Benetti

Technical Department

Dimensions and Characteristics

Length overall 41.93 mt - 137' 7"

Length waterline 35.52 mt - 116' 6"

Beam overall 9.05 mt - 29' 8"

Draft at half load 2.14 mt - 7'

Draft at full load 2.28 mt - 7' 6"

Light Ship Displacement 303 tons

Half Load Displacement 343 tons

Full Load Displacement 378 tons

Fuel tank capacity 58,000 l - 15,322 US gals

Fresh water capacity 8,000 l - 2,113 US gals

Sea water ballast capacity 14,500 l - 3,830 US gals

Accommodation for Owner & Guests 12 persons in 6 cabins

Accommodation for Crew 7 persons in 5 cabins

Max speed at half load displacement 15.0 Knots

Cruising speed at 85% of maximum power at half load 14.0 Knots

Range at 11 Knots one generator working at 75% of maximum power 4,000 Nautical Miles

Benetti Yachts

Benetti Shipyard is one of the oldest yacht building yards in the world. Founded by Lorenzo Benetti in 1873 the shipyard was directed, after the death of the patriarch, by his two sons Gino and Emilio who renamed the shipyard Fratelli Benetti and gained recognition outside the waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

In the early 1980's Azimut SpA appeared upon the scene taking control over the yard's management. The Azimut Benetti group has been the largest shipyard in the world in terms of production for six consecutive years.


From its three shipyards in Viareggio, Fano and Leghorn, Benetti builds composite motor yachts from 93′ to 164′ and fully custom steel and aluminium motor yachts from 47 metres.n the early 1980's Azimut SpA appeared upon the scene taking control over the yard's management. The Azimut Benetti group has been the largest shipyard in the world in terms of production for six consecutive years.

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