The sailing yacht PHOCEA is a 75 m 247 (ft) lengthy steel vessel which was fashioned by Dcan Arsenal De Toulon and devised by Michel Bigoin and Butch Dalrymple-Smith and Tim Heywood. Accommodating 12 guests and 14 professional crew, sailing yacht PHOCEA was registered as Club Mediterranee; La Vie Claire. The firm of naval architecture responsible for this yacht's plans and general arrangement in respect of the yacht was Michel Bigoin and Butch Dalrymple-Smith and Tim Heywood. Moreover, her interior designing was created by Jorg Beiderbeck / Tim Heywood.
PHOCEA is a striking 1976 Classic Yacht. For close to 30 years, PHOCEA was the largest sailing yacht in the world prior to the launch of ATHENA in 2004. PHOCEA underwent her most recent refit in 2006 after running aground in Sardinia in 2005.
Michel Bigoin was the naval architect involved in the professional superyacht plans for PHOCEA. Her interior design was completed by Jorg Beiderbeck / Tim Heywood. Michel Bigoin and Butch Dalrymple-Smith and Tim Heywood is also associated with the yacht wider design collaboration for this yacht. Built at Dcan Arsenal De Toulon the vessel was completed in the recognised yachting country France. She was successfully launched in Toulon in 1976 before being delivered to the owner. The core hull was built out of steel. The sailing yacht superstructure component is fabricated largely with aluminium. With a width of 9.57 metres / 31.4 feet PHOCEA has fairly large room. A fairly 6.13 (20.1 ft) draught of 6.13m (20.1ft) selects the amount of worldwide ports she can enter into, depending on their specific characteristics. She had refit improvement and modification carried out in 2008.
Powered by a single MTU diesel main engines, PHOCEA can attain a high speed of 14 knots. Her propulsion units are a single screw propeller. She also has an efficient range of 3000 nautical miles whilst sailing at her cruising speed of 12 knots. Her total HP is 1056 HP and her total Kilowatts are 777. Concerning bow thruster maneuverability she uses Schottel.
The impressive luxury yacht S/Y PHOCEA can accommodate a total of 12 guests and 14 professional crew.
The main engines are one 1056 Horse Power or 777 kW MTU. The Model type is 12V 2000 M90 diesel. - Giving the combined power of 1056 HP /777 KW. - Approximate Cruise Speed is 12 nautical miles per hour. - Top Speed: 14 nautical miles per hour. - Range: 3000 at a speed of 12 knots. - Fuel tanks: 36000 L. - Potable water capacity: 12000.00. - Power generation: Caterpillar 2 times 180 kilowatts. - Thrusters: Schottel. - A/C: Copeland Ewm. - Sail Area: 17621. - Yacht Beam: 9.57m/31.4ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 66.5m/218.2ft. - Draught Maximum: 6.13m/20.1ft.
The yacht was built with Copeland Ewm air-con. PHOCEA features a teak deck.
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