Croatian shipyard, Brodosplit, launched the brand new 60m motor yacht Katina (Hull 524) on March 27, 2015. Designed as a luxury charter yacht, mega yacht Katina will be available for rent throughout the popular Mediterranean yacht charter destinations.
60m motor yacht Katina (hull 524) ready to be launched – Photo by Brodosplit
Many building partners attended the launching ceremony, and Katina Debeljak, ship’s godmother, after whom the ship was named, cut the rope and symbolically launched the 60m superyacht Katina to sea.
Super yacht Katina is able to accommodate 12 guests in six VIP cabins on four decks. There will be 10 crew members, and the vessel is intended for cruising in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and ocean navigation in accordance with certificates of Croatian Registry of Shipping and code LY2.
Superyacht Katina hitting the water – Photo by Brodosplit
Katina yacht is built on ‘mini-cruiser’ platform, hull and superstructure are made of steel, and wheelhouse is of aluminium alloy. Two engines with power of 1000 kW enable navigation at speed higher than 14 knots. Propulsion management is executed by remote control from the wheelhouse, as well as with additional portable ‘plug&play’ console.
Two pairs of top quality ‘zero speed’ stabilisers are ensure comfortable travelling and reduction of rolling while the yacht is moored, while fuel and water reservoirs, and storage space enable autonomy of 4000 NM.
Launch of 60m mega yacht Katina- Photo by Brodosplit
Spacious galley makes it possible to prepare three warm dishes a day. Six luxury fitted VIP cabins are located on the upper deck, and spacious salon and meeting room are able to accommodate up to 35 guests at the same time for business meetings, presentations or parties.
The whole Katina yacht is covered by audio-visual entertainment system, iPod connections and Internet. All four decks are connected with elevator, and there is special elevator for delivery of food from galley to salon. During night special mood is created by underwater lights and lighted name of the yacht. The yacht is fitted with sauna, jacuzzi, hospital, gym, equipment for diving, kayaking, surfboarding and many other fun equipment.