Luxury superyacht PEGASO is a 73.1m 2010 advanced private research expedition yacht launched in Spain last week with naval architecture by BMT Nigel Gee and Associates, exterior Design by H2 Yacht Design (UK) and interior design work from Mark Berryman.
The oceanographic luxury yacht is an expedition or explorer style yacht equipped with a submarine, a huge 10,000 nautical mile range along with many unique Superyacht features.
The 73m luxury Superyacht PEGASO was recently launched by the Freire Shipyard in Vigo, Spain, at a private ceremony with 150 guests.
PEGASO’s massive 10,000 NM range would enable her to cruise from Spain the Australia and back without re fuelling. The modern new expedition and research vessel PEGASO being is an explorer yacht and as such will be fitted with equipment including a 9 m long submarine with the capacity for six people to dive up to 165m deep. The oceanographic research submarine was built custom at an Italian Shipyard in Trieste and is housed in a 150 m square hangar on the yacht. The sub is powered by electric propulsion and can reach a surface speed of 8kts and can submerge at a speed of 6kts.
Marine research motor yacht PEGASO has a steel hull with an aluminium superstructure and was built to comply to MCA and Lloyds Register standards. She can attain speeds of 14 knots cruising with a top speed of 18 knots. M/Y PEGASO offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in 6 suites and in addition she can carry up to 27 crew onboard as well as oceanographic and marine biologist scientists.
The magnificent 73m expedition super yacht will have a private upper deck dedicated to the owners which covers 120 sq m. The huge 73 m vessel has a beam of 13.20m (43.31ft) and a 3.8m (12.47ft) draft providing her with a huge volume. The ships crew and scientists are accommodated in a 328 square meter area plus there are large areas designed as places dedicated for scientific equipment and a separate laboratory.
The owner of the luxury expedition vessel PEGASO is believed to be a well known Mexican Family who are extremely passionate about the sea understood to be behind ‘Grupo Pegaso’ which is a very a successful telecommunications business. The son of the yacht’s owner was also in attendance at the private launching ceremony.
This magnificent luxury Superyacht will easily stride straight into the world’s top 100 superyachts.
The image of PEGASO is courtesy of Mr Miguel Tarrago.
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