Shaddai Elevates Design

This superyacht design could take yachting to new heights.

Gabriele Teruzzi, Shaddai
Shaddai means "God Almighty" in English.Courtesy Gabriele Teruzzi Yacht & Design

At 492 feet, Shaddai's length alone should make her impressive, but add a stateroom 125 feet above the water and you have a design where even the sky is not the limit.

Italian designer Gabriele Teruzzi created this bold design with the idea of bringing a sense of omnipotence to the traveller aboard the superyacht — hence the name Shaddai, which translates to "God Almighty" in English.

"To ascend from the ground has being a desire in the human kind since the very beginnings," states Teruzzi on his site. "There are precious examples like the Tower of Babel, the Pyramids in Egypt and today in the magnificent skyscrapers, the wish to touch the clouds continue to be present in the most powerful minds."

Gabriele Teruzzi, Shaddai
Shaddai's elevated stateroom will reach 125 feet above the water.Courtesy Gabriele Teruzzi Yacht & Design
Gabriele Teruzzi, Shaddai
The elaborate beach club has a scenographic infinity pool on the ceiling for use on the main aft deck.Courtesy Gabriele Teruzzi Yacht & Design
Gabriele Teruzzi, Shaddai
Port and starboard doors open to bring the beach club closer to the water.Courtesy Gabriele Teruzzi Yacht & Design
Gabriele Teruzzi, Shaddai
Shaddai is designed to be 492 feet LOA.Courtesy Gabriele Teruzzi Yacht & Design