The motor yacht ARGYLL is a 47 metre 153 (ft) large aluminium boat which was made at North American Yachts And Shipbuilding (Nays) and devised by Sergio Cutolo and Luiz De Basto Designs. Sleeping 10 passengers and 9 qualified crew, motor yacht ARGYLL used to be Genesis as her shipyard project name and/or yacht title. Completed in the year of 2002 her interior decoration reflects the design knowledge of owner and Luiz De Basto Designs / Ralph Lauren Home.
An interesting feature of ARGYLL is that North American Yacht and Shipbuilders have made this vessel accessible to those in a wheelchair. The 153' motoryacht with living spaces spread across 4 decks and each dec is serviced by a wheelchair size elevator. 153-foot Motor yacht ARGYLL bound for Miami from St. Thomas, noticed a small boat packed with people, including children that had lost a propeller and were out of gasoline. They'd been drifting for three days, with no food or water. When they were close enough to see and talk to the boat's occupants the crew of ARGYLL realised the boat was overloaded with Cuban refugees. Captain Robert Corcoran instructed his crew to begin passing out food, water, blankets, and first-aid supplies then notified the U.S. Coast Guard remained on-site until a rescue team could arrive and take over.
Sergio Cutolo was the naval architect involved in the formal vessel plans for ARGYLL. Her interior design was realised by Luiz De Basto Designs / Ralph Lauren Home. Sergio Cutolo and Luiz De Basto Designs is also associated with the yacht wider design collaboration for this yacht. Created at North American Yachts And Shipbuilding (Nays) the yacht was completed within Italy. She was officially launched in Livorno in 2002 before being delivered to the owner. A spacious area is manifested with a maximum beam (width) of 9 m or 29.7 ft. With a 2.2m (7.2ft) draught (maximum depth) she is fairly shallow. The material aluminium was used in the building of the hull of the motor yacht. Her superstructure above deck is fashioned from aluminium. In 2007 extra refit work and updating was in addition performed.
Powered by two CATERPILLAR diesel main engines, ARGYLL is able to attain a high speed of 21 knots. Coupled to the ARGYLL engines are twin screw propellers. She also has an efficient range of 4000 nautical miles when sailing at her cruising speed of 18 knots. Her total HP is 4500 HP and her total Kilowatts are 3311. For bow thruster maneuverability she was fitted with Rodriquez. With respect to the shipâ€™s stabalisers she uses Quantum Zero Speed.
The capacious luxury yacht M/Y ARGYLL is able to accommodate a total of 10 people and 9 crew members.
Main Engine(s) is two 2250 HP / 1656 kW Caterpillar. The Model type is 3512 diesel. - Giving the combined power of 4500 HP /3311 KW. - Cruise Speed: 18 knots. - Her top Speed is around 21 knots. - Approximate range: 4000 at a speed of 14 knots. - Fuel Capacity: 66616 L. - Water: 15140.00. - Gensets: Northern Lights 2 times 100 kilowatts, Fischer Panda 1 times 32 kilowatts. - Cruised the areas of: Saint Michaels. United States. Talbot County. Maryland. - Stabalisers: Quantum Zero Speed. - Thrusters: Rodriquez. - Air Conditioning: Heinen & Hopman. - Yacht Beam: 9m/29.7ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 37.88m/124.3ft. - Draught at deepest: 2.2m/7.2ft.
Around October 2009 ARGYLL visited Hampton, in United States. This motor yacht has navigated the location within City of Hampton during the month of Sept 2009. The yacht uses Heinen & Hopman air conditioning system. Her deck material is predominantly a teak deck.
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