67m Sailing Yacht Vertigo launched by Alloy Yachts

February 22, 2011

Known locally as “The Big One”, Alloy Yachts today launched superyacht Vertigo. After 29 months of hard work by the team at Alloy Yachts, the 67.2m (220ft) Vertigo sailing yacht slipped into the waters at the base of the Alloy Yachts yard this morning.

Sailing yacht Vertigo launched by Alloy Yachts

Sailing yacht Vertigo launched by Alloy Yachts

At 837 GRT, Vertigo is the largest yacht to be built at Alloy Yachts and is also the largest luxury sailing yacht to be built in the Southern Hemisphere.

Yacht Vertigo was build under the hull name AY41 and was designed by Phillippe Briand. Phillippe Briand’s brief from the client was to make this design a performance sailing yacht capable of world cruising. The interior of superyacht Vertigo was designed by Christian Liaigre whose brief from the client was for the yacht to feel “Urban at Sea”.

It has been an incredible project and one which Alloy Yachts are very proud of.

Specifications of Sailing yacht Vertigo (AY41) by Alloy Yachts
LOA 67.2m (220ft)
LWL 61.0m (200ft)
Beam 12.53m (41.1ft)
Draft 5.05m (16.5ft)
Sails North Sails
Sail Area 5330m²
Mast/Boom/Rigging Southern Spars New Zealand & EC6+
Furlers Reckmann
Winches Alloy Yachts Custom
Main Engines 2 x Caterpillar C32 DI-TTA V12, 1400
BHP each @ 2300 RPM (1044 bkW)
Bow/Stern thrusters Alloy Yachts Vertical Hyd and American
Bow Thrusters 200HP Trac 28
Generators 2 x Caterpillar C9 200kW
Fuel 64,000 litres approx
Water 13,900 litres approx
BUILDER Alloy Yachts
DESIGNER Phillipe Briand Yacht Design
INTERIOR DESIGN Christian Liaigre Interior Design
CLASSIFICATION Lloyds Register

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