AFRICA was formerly called project/yacht name (Sunrise 45m). This 45 m (147 ft) luxury yacht was crafted at Sunrise Yachts in 2009. Motor Yacht AFRICA is a spacious superyacht. The firm of naval architecture who actualised the drawings for the yacht was Studio Scanu. The vessel had interior design and styling is the brain child of Franck Darnet Design. Luxury yacht AFRICA is a interesting yacht that is able to accommodate up to 11 passengers on board and has a total of 9 professional crew.
Motor yacht AFRICA is a long-range displacement mega yacht with an efficient high-tensile steel hull design, powerful engines and impressive tank capacity, designed to achieve trans Pacific distances or summer coastal cruising without refuelling. M/Y AFRICA can accommodate 11 guests.
Studio Scanu was the naval architect involved in the formal superyacht composition for AFRICA. Interior designer Franck Darnet Design was commissioned for the creative interior styling. Created by Sunrise Yachts this yacht was fabricated in Turkey. She was successfully launched in Antalya in 2009 before being handed over to the owner. Her hull was built out of steel. The motor yacht main superstructure is fabricated largely from aluminium. With a beam of 8.73 metres / 29 feet AFRICA has spacious size. She has a fairly shallow draught of 2.76m (9.06ft).
The 12V 2000 M70 engine powering the yacht is built by MTU. AFRICA is propelled by twin screw propellers (nibral 5 blades). The main engine of the yacht creates 1056 horse power (or 788 kilowatts). She is fitted with 2 engines. The sum thrust for the boat is 2112 HP or 1576 KW. As far as stabalisers are concerned she was supplied with Quantum Zero Speed. The bow thrusters are Voith.
With chambers for a maximum of 11 yacht guests overnighting, the AFRICA accommodates them comfortably. This ship has room for approximately 9 capable crew to operate.
Main Engine(s) is two 1056 Horse Power / 788 kW MTU. Model: 12V 2000 M70 diesel. - Overall output: 2112 HP /1576 KW. - Cruise Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour. - Her top Speed is around 15 knots. - Approximate range: 5000 at a speed of 12 knots. - Fuel Capacity: 60000 L. - Potable water capacity: 13500.00. - Generators: Kilo-Pak 2 times K-80. - Stabaliser Stabality devices: Quantum Zero Speed. - Bow Thrusters: Voith. - A/C: Webasto. - Yacht Beam: 8.73m/29ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 38.45m/126ft. - Draught at deepest: 2.76m/9.06ft.
The yacht was built with Webasto air conditioning.
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