Being built by the Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries yacht builder in Japan the ANG PANGULO is 77 m 254 (ft) in length. Superyacht ANG PANGULO can accommodate up to 44 guests with 81 crew members. The old, former or build project names were Lapu-Lapu; Roxas; The President. She will attain a high speed of 18 knots.
BRP Ang Pangulo is a presidential yacht and was acquired by the government in 1959. The yacht was first used by President Carlos P. Garcia for entertaining and over the years the yacht has know many famous guests including British ballerina Margot Fonteyn, actress Brooke Shields, dancer Rudolf Nureyev, concert pianist Van Cliburn and Cristina Ford, former wife of Henry Ford II, who was once chairman of Ford Motor Co. In 2008, the Philippines government addressed the concerns regarding overspending on government luxuries and under the rule of President Arroyo transformed this presidential yacht into a mobile medical facility.
Ishikawajima-Harima Hi was the naval architect firm involved in the formal superyacht design work for ANG PANGULO. Also the company Ishikawajima-Harima Hi successfully collaborated on this undertaking. In 1959 she was actually launched with celebration in Tokyo and post sea trials and detailing was then passed on to the owner who commissioned her. Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries completed their new build motor yacht in Japan. The main hull was built out of steel. The motor yacht superstructure is made predominantly from steel. With a width of 13.02 m / 42.7 ft ANG PANGULO has impressive size. She has a deep draught of 5.94m (19.5ft).
The DE642/VBF75 engine installed in the motor yacht is built by B&W ALPHA. She is driven by twin screw propellers. The main engine of the yacht gives 2500 horse power (or 1840 kilowatts). She is fitted with 2 engines. The sum thrust for the yacht is thus 5000 HP / 3679 KW.
Bestowing volume for a maximum of 44 yacht guests overnighting, the ANG PANGULO accommodates them in luxury. Under normal conditions she has room for around 81 proficient crewmembers to operate.
The propulsion comes from two 2500 HP or 1840 kW B&w Alpha. Engine Model: DE642/VBF75 diesel. - Overall output: 5000 HP /3679 KW. - Approximate Cruise Speed is 15 nautical miles per hour. - Her top Speed is around 18 nautical miles per hour. - Approximate range: 6900 at a speed of 15 knots. - Fuel tanks: 372000 L. - Potable water capacity: unknown. - Air Conditioning: Cruisair. - Beam: 13.02m/42.7ft. - Draught Maximum: 5.94m/19.5ft.
Cruisair is the firm which made the air conditioning system in this yacht.
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