Derecktor Shipyards 85.6m
Charter rate €980,000/wk plus all

LOA 280.84ft/85.6m

Built/Refit 2010/2016
Derecktor Shipyards
Guests 12
Cabins 8
Crew 28

Tim Heywood Design

The 280.84ft /85.6m Custom motor yacht ‘Aquila’ was built in 2010 by Derecktor Shipyards and last refitted in 2016. Previously named Cakewalk her luxurious interior is designed by Dalton Designs and her exterior styling is by Tim Heywood Design.

The 85.6m motor yacht offers an abundance of deck space divided into sections to cater for different occasions. The new forward sun deck offers a large jacuzzi, day bar and treatment room. All four decks aft offer an abundance of space for al fresco dining, relaxing and socialising. Aquila also boasts a dedicated party deck complete with DJ booth, AV system, smoke machine and light show.Inside, a cool, calm and contemporary interior creates an aura of tranquillity. Icy silvers, dark browns peppered with nickel and clean whites are accented with patterned soft furnishings and tasteful lighting.

  • Accommodation: 12 guests in 8 staterooms
    Crew: 28

  • Exterior Design: Tim Heywood Design
    Interior Design: Dalton Designs

  • Length: 280.84ft/85.6m
    Beam: 46.92ft/14.3m
    Draft: 13.78ft/4.2m

  • GT: 2998
    Speed: 15kn

Special elements

Herculean Awarded as Winner Refit.
Vast selection of onboard facilities for charter guests to cruise the world in style. Luxurious flair in new elements, Private sundeck area attached to the master cabin. Cinema, SPA, 2 x massage rooms, approved RYA training centre for personal watercraft. Elevator, Jacuzzi, Gymnasium, Zero speed stabilisers. State-of-the-art a/v equipment with movies and music on demand, satellite communications.

Water Leisure
& Entertainment

11.3m Vikal custom limousine tender with 2 x 370hp engines, 10.6m Intrepid custom tender with 2 x 370hp engines, 10.1m Riva Aquariva Cento custom tender with 2 x 370hp engines, 5.5m Nautica Rib, 3.9m Lancer P390 SOLAS rescue boat, 4 x Yamaha FX Cruiser HO waverunners, 2 x SeaBobs, waterskis, kneeboards, wakeboards & tows, sea kayaks, snorkelling gear, Full Scuba Diving Equipoment. RYA Centre. Scooters. Custom Mountain Bike. Inflatable toys.


World Superyacht Awards 2011, Best Displacement Motor Yacht of 1,300GT to 2,999GT: FINALIST
Showboats Design Awards 2011, Interior Design Award: Displacement Motor Yachts 200′+: FINALIST
Showboats Design Awards 2011, Exterior Design & Styling Award: Displacement Motor Yachts 200′+: FINALIST
Showboats Design Awards 2010, Tender Award: WINNER
World Superyacht Awards 2017, Best Refitted Yacht: WINNER

Prominent Features

A glimpse of the outstanding characteristics

Breaking Record Herculean Refit at Pendennis

…Tony Dixon, director at Redman Whitely Dixon, explained styling approach: “We selected a mix of dark wood finishes, pale leather panels with nickel trim and many new special surface materials all interplaying together to offer subtle style variations throughout the interior”. 4 project managers with 1000 incorporated people in peak season…

Magnificent New Chandelier

…a brand new glass chandelier by Susan Young. Comprising of more than 850 pieces of hand-blown glass, this magnificent centrepieces cascades 11.2 metres through four of Aquila’s five decks…

Voluminous in sheer indulgence

…reputable in the market as one of the most popular and luxurious charter yachts. Moreover on the new refit a new flair thrill senses on board. Enjoy long sessions of water leisure and shore approach by the modern-romantic vintage tender…



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