Turkish yacht builder AvA Yachts shared news that hull and superstructure of Kando 110 explorer have been joined together. The project was sold to the French NBA All-Star Tony Parker last year, understood to cost nearly €6,650,000.
The second hull of the series after the one just launched, the yacht is set to boast interior volume of 340 GT along with a 7.8-metre beam. She will feature 6 cabins for up to 12 guests, accompanied by a crew of up to 6.
Built to a steel hull and aluminium superstructure with a bulbous bow. Meanwhile, the explorer will have a maximum speed of 14 knots and a range of 6,400 nautical miles; thanks to the power of twin Volvo-Penta 650hp engines.
Amongst features planned for the yacht are a beach club with a swimming platform as well as light, contemporary interiors picked by Parker and his wife. Kando 110 Hull 2 will also comprise a full-beam skylounge, a master suite with floor-to-ceiling windows and a private owner’s deck
To have a world-famous celebrity like Mr Parker demonstrate his confidence at such an early stage of the development of the Kando series has made us immensely proud. We will deliver a yacht that will surpass all his expectations.
Drafted from Europe into the NBA, Tony Parker had a 17-year run with the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA, playing 6 All-Star games and being named the MVP of the 2007 NBA Finals. Now 37 years old and playing for the Charlotte Hornets on a $5 million a year salary, Parker is estimated to have earned over $165 million in salary over his 18 years in the league.
NBA Star Tony Parker
Off the court, Parker bought a 20% stake in French basketball club ASVEL headquartered in Lyon; where he played for a year. He has also become the majority owner of Lyon Basket, a female basketball club.
Meanwhile, Tony Parker’s vessel is scheduled for completion and delivery in 2020.