The important superyacht AKULA is a motor yacht. This 59 m (193 foot) luxury yacht was built by Amels Yachts (Of The Damen Shipyard Group) in 1974. AKULA was formerly named Fomalhaut; Elanymor. She could be described as a older converted private yacht. A unique feature of this superb motor yacht is her helicopter landing pad. The private superyacht was envisaged from the naval architecture of Dutch Navy.
The yacht's wider design collaboration came from Dutch Navy. The formal naval architect intellectual property are the creation of Dutch Navy. In 1974 she was formally launched to triumph in Makkum and post sea trials and detailing was afterwards delivered to the yacht owner. Amels Yachts (Of The Damen Shipyard Group) completed their new build motor yacht in the Netherlands. Her core hull was constructed with steel. The motor yacht superstructure is made extensively from steel. With a width of 10.7 metres or 35.1 ft AKULA has fairly large room. A deep draught of 3.84m (12.6ft) selects the number of worldwide marinas she can berth in, contingent on their particular characteristics. She had refit maintenance and alteration work undertaken in 1999.
She is driven by three efficient DEUTZ-MWM diesel engine(s) and can drive at a impressive maximum limit speed of 13 knots. The engine of the yacht produces 600 horse power (or 816 kilowatts). Her total HP is 1800 HP and her total Kilowatts are 2448. Connected to her Deutz-Mwm engine(s) are a single screw propeller.
Her Engine(s) is three 600 HP / 816 Kilowatts Deutz-Mwm. - Total engine power output 1800 HP /2448 KW. - Approximate Cruise Speed is 12 nautical miles per hour. - Top Speed: 13 knots. - Water: unknown. - Has been to: Vittoriosa. Malta. - Air Conditioning: Abb X2. - Beam: 10.7m/35.1ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 54.5m/178.8ft. - Draught Maximum: 3.84m/12.6ft. Yacht Type: converted private yacht.
In Sept 2009 AKULA visited Vittoriosa, in Malta. As she has a helicopter pad zone on the superstrcuture this means extra transport for AKULA. Abb X2 is the company which made the air conditioning system on the yacht.
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