Imagine is the third superyacht in as many years designed by Englishman Ed Dubois and built in Auckland by Alloy Yacht International.
On the right a scal model of Imagine and her interior layout. Ed’s approach to yacht design as “architecture on water” is evident in the clean sightlines and space management aimed at maximum comfort on board.
Imagine is the most adventourous voyager of all Alloy Yachts’ vessels. She has completed three circumnavigations, including a passage to the Arctic Circle.
Imagine in Alaska: Glacier Bay.
She has also excelled on the race circuit, winning the Omega Big Boat series at La Nioulargue and the Rangigoto Match Race in New Zealand. She also competed in New Zealand Millennium Cup.
Imagine sailing at San Diego in the 1995 Demi Tasse Cup, a few days before Team New Zealand won the America’s Cup. It was Imagine’s first contact the event wich would subsequently come to define her.
Friendly sporting rivalry during the 2000 Louis Vuitton Cup finals, when the Italian team stepped forward as winners of the Louis Vuitton Cup and challengers fot the America’s Cup, they were defeated by Team New Zealand in a 5 – 0 clean sweep but the sporting spirit remained.
Imagine pushes Alfa Romeo to the limit.
The Pacific Ocean has been Imagine’s most frequent travelling ground, from Galapagos to Tahiti and from Fiji to New Zealand.
Imagine in a storm at Cape Horn.
Imagine flying the New Zealand flag during the 2010 Louis Vuitton Series in Trapani, and surrounded by racing action.