Mangusta 165 E is one of the iconic yachts from Overmarine Group, a leading yacht manufacturer. Letter ‘E’ stands for Evolution or Enhanced. It’s a remarkable series originating from a client who requested modification of Mangusta 165. The client wanted a Mangusta yacht with more aggressive lines, muscular aspects, among other inclusion.
Essentially, the yacht is an upgraded version of Mangusta 165 maxi open, which debuted in 2007. Some reconfigurations the model went through include redesigning the flybridge and integrating the exterior lounge to match the handrails. Also, the Mangusta design team and designer Stefano Righini incorporated the main deck with expansive windows to allow more natural light into the saloon.
The flybridge changes gave the aft an angular appeal and enhanced its aerodynamic appearance from the rear. Those changes in the saloon contributed towards the streamlined countenance of this yachting vessel. These and other modifications transformed this yacht into an incredible cruising machine that is fast and comfortable. The 165 E official debut was in September 2015, at the Monaco Yacht Show. And since then, they christened the model as the Moonraker. For more about this iconic yacht, read on.
The Decor and Layout Design of Mangusta 165 E
The 165 E luxury yacht comes with a customizable interior similar to all Mangusta yachts. However, the Moonraker has eye-catching decor that includes different types of marble and wood. On flooring, this yachting vessel incorporates gray oak paint while the walls have lined white leather.
Apart from that, the 13-foot long saloon features blue tigereye accents and ebony sided bar. Plus, a blue glass cupboard, two wine cabinets made from steel and crystals, and a twenty-spirit bottle shelving unit behind the bar. The latter can lower down and hide up the countertop electronically.
The Overmarine group used carbon fiber accents and gray leather to decorate the dashboard. It displays many monitors that tell navigation and engine status. Besides that, the Mangusta 165 E offers guests ultimate yacht life and spacious relaxation spaces spread across the decks. Not forgetting, the stern cockpit features a jacuzzi, a corner bar, and a fourteen-seater table.
On accommodation, the cabin layout of this luxury yacht accommodates about eight guests. Also, the cabins include a master suite, a VIP stateroom, and two double staterooms, and all are on the lower deck. The master suite features a closet, dressing area, en suite bathroom with a bathtub, and aromatherapy rainfall shower. The VIP suite comes with its elegant styling, layout, and oversized queen bed. Likewise, the double cabins are spacious and each equipped with a queen-size bed.
Above all, this superyacht hosts fantastic water toys and amenities, including jet tenders, wave runners, water skis, inflatable water toys, diving boards, snorkeling equipment, fish sea scooters, and stand-up paddleboards. In addition, the 165 E comes with more than enough wetsuits and scuba diving equipment. This means all eight guests can have a wonderful yacht life experience at the same time.
The Engine and Power Behind this Moonraker
The Mangusta 165 E gets cruising power from three MTU diesel engines, each generating 4,609hp. Together, the engines propel this yachting vessel to an impressive range of 691 nm at a speed of 33knots. Her maximum speed reaches 40knots and has a fuel capacity of 40,000 liters. Besides this outstanding performance, the luxury yacht can dock in most ports across the globe because of its 6.5 feet draft height.
What’s more, the 165 E slides noiselessly without generating even the tiniest vibration thanks to 4 Kamewa NP waterjets. The yacht comes with Four Seakeeper stabilizers for anchoring, ensuring utmost comfort regardless of the sea condition or low speed. This helps maximize her range as well as optimize consumption.
The Asking Price of 165 E
Overmarine Group will continue to build examples of 165 E in the foreseeable future. The starting price will be around $32.4 million, but the future models will have a propulsion system of four engines. Those interested in buying an existing model. They should check out this 2014 Mangusta 165 E model, which is available for sale. Its asking price is $16 million.
The Mangusta 165 E is a superyacht that balances all the aspects of comfortable yacht life. She offers top performance without compromising on comfort. She has spacious relaxation spaces, which were not available in the previous version. Plus, high levels of optimization have made this model stand out.