This motor yacht ALTAIR III is a 59 metre 193 (ft) substantial steel vessel ...


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A General Description of Motor Yacht ALTAIR III

This motor yacht ALTAIR III is a 59 metre 193 (ft) substantial steel vessel which was created at Amels Yachts (Of The Damen Shipyard Group) and concieved by Dutch Navy and Amels and Bannenberg Designs Ltd. A large converted private yacht ALTAIR III is a very well designed Dutch built yacht which was launched to praise in 1974. Accommodating 12 passengers and 20 qualified crew, motor yacht ALTAIR III was formerly Cargill; Altair. She could be described as a older converted private yacht. This graceful boat was designed from the naval architecture of Dutch Navy and Amels and Bannenberg Designs Ltd. Bannenberg Designs Ltd / Sam Sorgiovanni undertook the interior design.

ALTAIR III was originally built as a pilot vessel and in 1996 she was transformed into a luxury superyacht, by the Australian shipyard Oceanfast. She had another major refit in 2003 at Arredamenti Porto where her bridge deck was lengthened.

The Construction & Naval Architecture with respect to Luxury Yacht ALTAIR III

Dutch Navy was the naval architect involved in the formal superyacht composition for ALTAIR III. Her interior design was conceived by Bannenberg Designs Ltd / Sam Sorgiovanni. Dutch Navy and Amels and Bannenberg Designs Ltd is also associated with the yacht general design work for this boat. the Netherlands is the country that Amels Yachts (Of The Damen Shipyard Group) completed their new build motor yacht in. After the official launch in 1974 in Makkum she was thereafter released to the happy owner following sea trials. A fairly large feeling is brought about with a maximum beam (width) of 10.7 metres / 35.1 feet. With a 3.95m (12.95ft) draught (maximum depth) she is reasonably deep. The material steel was used in the building of the hull of the motor yacht. Her superstructure above deck is created with the use of steel. In 2004 further refit work and modernisation was also finished.

M/Y ALTAIR III Main Engines / Speed:

Fitted with three PAXMAN diesel-electric main engines, ALTAIR III is able to attain a maximum speed of 13 knots. Connected to her Paxman engine(s) are a single screw propeller. She also has an economical range of 10000 miles whilst sailing at her cruise speed of 12 knots. Her total HP is 1875 HP and her total Kilowatts are 1398. As for thrusters she was built with Lips. With respect to the ship’s stabalisers she uses Flume Tank.

Accommodation Capacity Aboard Superyacht ALTAIR III:

The large luxury yacht M/Y ALTAIR III is able to accommodate up to 12 passengers in addition to 20 crew.

A List of the Specifications of the ALTAIR III:

Superyacht Name:Motor Yacht ALTAIR III
Ex:Cargill; Altair
Built By:Amels B.V. (Damen Shipyard Group)
Built in:Makkum, Dutch
Launched in:1974
Refitted in:2004
Length Overall:59 metres / 193 feet.
Waterline Length:54.5 (178.8 ft)
Naval Architecture:Dutch Navy and Amels and Bannenberg Designs Ltd, Dutch Navy
Designers Involved in Yacht Design:Amels
Interior Designers:Bannenberg Designs Ltd / Sam Sorgiovanni
Gross Tonnes:1019
Nett Tonnes:305
Hull / Superstructure Construction Material:steel / steel
Owner of ALTAIR III:Unknown
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Helicopter Landing Pad:Yes
Material Used For Deck:teak
The Country the Yacht is Flagged in:Italian
Official registry port is:La Spezia
Home port:Italy, Italy
Class society used:RINA (Registro Italiano Navale)
Max yacht charter guests:12
Number of Crew Members:20
The propulsion comes from three 625 HP or 466 kW Paxman. The Model type is RPH CZ MK7 diesel-electric.
Total engine power output 1875 HP /1398 KW.
Approximate Cruise Speed is 12 nautical miles per hour.
Top Speed: 13 nautical miles per hour.
Range: 10000 at a speed of 12 knots.
Bunkering capacity: 130000 L.
Water: 25000.00.
Gensets: Northern Lights 3 times 185 kilowatts, 1 times 155 kilowatts.
Some locations the yacht has visited: Palmi. Italy. Provincia di Reggio di Calabria. Calabria.
Stabaliser Stabality devices: Flume Tank.
Bow Thrusters: Lips.
A/C: Carrier.
Yacht Beam: 10.7m/35.1ft.
Waterline Length (LWL): 54.5m/178.8ft.
Draught Maximum: 3.95m/12.95ft.
Draught minimum: 3.82m/12.53ft.
Yacht Type: converted private yacht.

Further Information On The Yacht

During October 2009 ALTAIR III traveled to Palmi, in Italy. This motor yacht also traveled the waters near Provincia di Reggio di Calabria during October 2009. She comes with a heli pad which can be used for owner crossing between the yacht and a remote destination. Carrier is the the company which manufactured the A/C employed on the yacht. This motor yacht has a teak deck.

ALTAIR III Disclaimer:

The luxury yacht ALTAIR III displayed on this page is merely informational and she is not necessarily available for yacht charter or for sale, nor is she represented or marketed in anyway by CharterWorld. This web page and the superyacht information contained herein is not contractual. All yacht specifications and informations are displayed in good faith but CharterWorld does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the current accuracy, completeness, validity, or usefulness of any superyacht information and/or images displayed. All boat information is subject to change without prior notice and may not be current.

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