The work of the Hitachi Zosen rp yard in Japan the BIG D is 45 m 149 (ft) in length. Christened in 1986 her internal styling exhibits the traditional interpretations which are originating from Pierre Tanter and the owner who commissioned the yacht. Superyacht BIG D can accommodate up to 10 people with 11 crew. Her old, former or build project names were Calliope; Katamarino; Kamarino; Idolwood Ii. She is able to reach a maximum speed of 16 knots.
Jack Hargrave was the naval architect firm involved in the professional vessel design work for BIG D. Also the company Jack Hargrave successfully collaborated on this undertaking. Interior designer Pierre Tanter was selected for the creative internal ambience. Japan is the country that Hitachi Zosen rp constructed their new build motor yacht in. After her formal launch in 1986 in Kanagawa she was thereafter handed over to the yacht owner following sea trials and testing. A spacious feeling is brought about with a widest beam (width) of 8.78 metres / 28.8 feet. With a 2.53m (8.3ft) draught (maximum depth) she is fairly shallow. The material aluminium was used in the building of the hull of the motor yacht. Her superstructure over the hull is built with the use of aluminium. In 2008 extra refit work and modernisation was in addition performed.
The 3612TA engine installed in the motor yacht is made by CATERPILLAR. She is driven by twin screw propellers. The main engine of the ship gives 1300 horse power (or 820 kilowatts). She is fitted with 2 engines. The combined thrust for the boat is accordingly 2600 HP / 1640 KW. With respect to stabalisers she was supplied with Naiad.
Apportioning cabins for a maximum of 10 visiting passengers staying on board, the BIG D accommodates them comfortably. Normally the vessel has room for approx 11 expert qualified crew to maintain and sail.
The main engines are two 1300 Horse Power or 820 kW Caterpillar. Model: 3612TA diesel. - Giving the combined power of 2600 HP /1640 KW. - Approximate Cruise Speed is 14 nautical miles per hour. - Her top Speed is around 16 nautical miles per hour. - Range in nautical Miles is 7300 at a speed of 10 knots. - Fuel tanks: 90000 L. - Potable water capacity: 21000.00. - Power generation: Caterpillar 2 times 170 kilowatts. - Stabalisers: Naiad. - Yacht Beam: 8.78m/28.8ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 39.5m/129.6ft. - Draught at deepest: 2.53m/8.3ft.
Her deck material is predominantly a teak deck.
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