New Zealand-based superyacht builder McMullen & Wing has released details of their 50m luxury expedition motor yacht CHIRUNDOS (aka BIG STAR).

CHIRUNDOS is also known as yard number 1016 and the successor of the 45m BIG FISH. that cruised over 60,000 nautical miles. The exterior and interior styling were created by Gregory C Marshall Naval Architects in cooperation with McMullen & Wing’s in-house design team.

CHIRUNDOS Yacht McMullen & Wing 50m Explorer
CHIRUNDOS Yacht McMullen & Wing 50m Explorer

“The lowered aft cockpit is a protected area for fishing and lounging, closely connected to the expansive aft deck whilst directly in touch with the water’s surface.  An extensive fleet of tenders and toys will provide for every activity.

The contemporary interior, also designed by Gregory C Marshall Naval Architects, will accommodate up to 12 guests in 5 cabins and will showcase natural materials in a relaxed modern ambiance.  Light, airy interior spaces flow seamlessly onto extensive decks on all levels.  Bulwark balconies allow the floor-to-ceiling glazed doors from the dining space to frame a spectacular vista, whilst also providing the ultimate sunbathing location, suspended over the water.  The breathtaking owners’ suite, on the bridge deck aft, opens onto its own private aft deck.  A symphony of light and space, the owners’ suite is a haven of calm and relaxation.”

CHIRUNDOS was delivered in early 2016

CHIRUNDOS Yacht McMullen & Wing 50m Explorer
CHIRUNDOS Yacht McMullen & Wing 50m Explorer
CHIRUNDOS Yacht McMullen & Wing 50m Explorer
CHIRUNDOS Yacht McMullen & Wing 50m Explorer