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World’s first ‘Transformer’ superyacht 300ft X-Kid UNFOLDS when at anchor & turns into a floating villa

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MEET the world’s first “transformer” superyacht – an impressive creation purpose built to make sure you’re ready for your next adventure.

The Monaco-based designer Stefano Pastrovich has finally unveiled his aptly dubbed creation X-Kid Stuff, a mega superyacht that is designed for modern-day explorers and adventurers.

Pastrovich Studio has unveiled their concept of a superyacht that unfolds when anchored

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Pastrovich Studio has unveiled their concept of a superyacht that unfolds when anchoredCredit: Pastrovich Studios
The X-Kid Stuff is being designed as the latest, modern-day adventure boat

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The X-Kid Stuff is being designed as the latest, modern-day adventure boatCredit: Pastrovich Studios
The yacht will have 15m of storage space for jet skis, other gear, boats and water toys

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The yacht will have 15m of storage space for jet skis, other gear, boats and water toysCredit: Pastrovich Studios

When closed, the yacht appears sleek, modern, and seamless.

Yet, when anchored you can open her up to reveal an impressive 15m of storage – purpose built for adventuring toys, jet skis, a helipad, a swimming pool, artificial beach or even just additional sleeping space.

These detachable and self-powered units have been dubbed “floating bungalows, with the potential to become a guest-house of sorts.

This is the first concept in Pastrovich’s “Parkour yacht” class, which is said to have taken inspiration from its surroundings and being as efficient as possible.

The X-Kid Stuff, for example, is built in the image of a beehive.

Instead of the beams boats traditionally use, the structure of Pastrovich’s revolutionary masterpiece resembles a series of hexagons.

These hexagons provide the yacht with a more fluid structure, as they can easily be moved around to recreate a new internal layout.

A spokesperson for Pastrovich Studios said: “We are looking to the future with our new categories and to a new frontier in yacht design: a single deck layout.

“Strongly influenced by land- based architecture, we have created a living space on board that transforms into a large loft-like space. The internal walls are modular and slide on rails, providing the owner and guests with the freedom to alter the internal layout as they see fit.”

Pastrovich maintains that these yachts are envisioned with adaptation, the environment, and efficiency in mind.

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The spokesperson for the Studio continued: “At the heart of this design was the aim to create a vessel with low energy consumption, that offers the ability to explore anywhere in the world, keeps to a single deck layout, and incorporates a superior beach club.”

They added that the vessels are designed to stay completely still in choppy waters, thanks to state-of-the-art stabilising technology.

Pastrovich Studio has combined the systems of self-stabilising hexapods and six hydraulic cylinders – typically found on offshore oil rigs – to keep the boat as still as possible.

The company has even added a gyroscope-based system throughout the vessel which is thought to further reduce the effect of choppy waters.

The spokesperson went on to say that every aspect of the vessel has been conceptualised with adventure in mind.

The spokesperson said: “X-Kid Stuff is a true exploration vessel, designed to be capable of sailing anywhere in the world, in either hot or cold climates, capable of operating in the most adverse weather conditions.

“The vessel hosts all the equipment that a true adventure seeker would expect in its super-hangar such as RIBs, helicopters, kayaks, deep sea diving equipment and so on.”

The news comes just after Mark Zuckerberg’s $300 million mega yacht arrived in the US.

The 287-foot-long vessel docked at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with its chrome finish reflecting a harsh sun.

It currently ranks as the 45th largest superyacht in the world.

World’s biggest superyachts

Azzam – 590ft

Azzam has held the record for the world’s largest privately-owned superyacht since it was constructed in 2013.

The ship cost an estimated $605m to build, and can accommodate up to 36 guests and 80 cabin crew.

Fulk Al Salamah – 538ft

Translated into ‘ship of peace’, Fulk Al Salamah has been in service with the Royal Navy of Oman since construction in 2016.

It became the second biggest superyacht in the world when it was built and has remained in that position.

Eclipse – 533ft

Owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, Eclipse cost an estimated $500m to build back in 2009.

At 533ft long, Eclipse was the world’s biggest superyacht until Azzam was constructed four years later.

Dubai – 531ft

At just two feet shorter, Dubai is the fourth largest superyacht in the world at 531ft.

The ship was commissioned in 1995 but work was not completed until 2006 and cost an estimated $400m.

Dilbar – 512ft

Named after the late mother of the owner, Uzbekistan-born billionaire Alisher Usmanov, Dilbar was built in 2016.

The ship can accommodate up to 24 guests and 100 crew. It also has a large garden and two helipads.

Prince Abdulaziz – 482ft

Built in 1984, Prince Abdulaziz held the title of the longest and tallest yacht in the world for an impressive 22 years.

It can accommodate up to 64 guests onboard and between 60 and 65 crew.

A+ (previously Topaz) – 482ft

Previously named Topaz, A+ was built in 2012 and cost approximately $527m.

The boat is equipped with an on deck jacuzzi, two helicopter landing pads, swimming pool, tender garage, fitness hall, cinema and a large conference room.

El Mahrousa – 478ft

El Mahrousa was built in 1865 on the River Thames and held the title for world’s biggest yacht for more than 100 years.

It was designed by British naval architect Oliver Lang for the Ottoman governor of Egypt.

Nord – 466ft

This mega yacht covers six decks and can accommodate up to 36 guests in its 20 cabins.

It also has two helicopter pads, a gym, elevator, swimming pool, cinema, tender garage, swimming pool, barbecue, beach club, spa room, sauna and beauty salon.

 Flying Fox – 446ft

Made up of six decks, the ship can accommodate up to 36 day guests and 25 overnight guests.

The boat also features a diving centre, spa and a cryotherapy sauna.

The revolutionary design efficiently splits into two when anchored

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The revolutionary design efficiently splits into two when anchoredCredit: Pastrovich Studios
Pastrovich's X-Kid Stuff will make use of hexagons for a more versatile layout

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Pastrovich’s X-Kid Stuff will make use of hexagons for a more versatile layoutCredit: Pastrovich Studios
The outside is envisioned as sleek, classic, and ready for adventure

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The outside is envisioned as sleek, classic, and ready for adventureCredit: Pastrovich Studios
The floating units could also be used as a guesthouse

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The floating units could also be used as a guesthouseCredit: Pastrovich Studios

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