The Prodigy (P470)

We worked closely with Southern Pacific Inflatables to infuse both luxury and usability, to create a high-performance vessel sporting modern construction, high-tech helm controls, and custom/bespoke detailing, yet with the durability to handle Australasian conditions.

The Prodigy (P470) was designed as a high-end luxury tender for the Australasian market, offering a vessel with a modern, open feel. We wanted to step away from the typical RIB offering and provide something more stylized, where the tubes became just one of the design elements in the assembly while maintaining practicality.

It was essential that the Prodigy could handle typical harsh Australasian conditions, while delivering outstanding performance and providing plenty of space. The Prodigy also needed to overcome the usual stowage height and weight issues faced by many of our clients when we design and refit their vessels. Using modern composite and vacuum build methods, stowage height and weight concerns were overcome by developing a swiveling helm console, meaning the stowage height is kept to a minimum.

Flexibility, comfort, and style are also essential to the design, with vast options available including lifting points and the boarding pole, through to the sound system and underwater lights. The wide bow provides a dry ride and ample seating up forward while the 21-degree deadrise enables the Prodigy to handle the chop.

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“The Prodigy 490 has aesthetically sculpted shoulders, bespoke handrails, and first-class
upholstery making her at home alongside any luxury motor yacht. The tubes are constructed
from the highest quality Orca Hypalon and are powered by a 155hp German petrol state-of-the-art jet unit by Textron.”