Originating from the Benetti Yachts yard in Italy the FRANCESCO PETRARCA is 50 ...


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A Summary of Sailing Yacht FRANCESCO PETRARCA

Originating from the Benetti Yachts yard in Italy the FRANCESCO PETRARCA is 50 m 164 (ft) in length. Superyacht FRANCESCO PETRARCA is able to accommodate up to 11 guests with 10 qualified crew. She is a classic triple masted schooner. The former names or project names were Gerlando; Taitu; Raphaelo. She is able to reach a top speed of 12 knots.

FRANCESCO PETRARCA, the triple masted schooner originally built as a commercial sailing vessel in 1941 by Benetti sailing yachts in Italy was lovingly restored by the joint efforts of three different owners over four years. FRANCESCO PETRARCA was made from massive oak planks scaling 100 mm thick on a very narrow framework and fitted out with an inner planking (called “sheeting”). She was a sturdy build, made to carry heavy marble blocks from Carrara to ports throughout the Mediterranean. The yacht was registered as a private yacht for 40 years then in until 2006 after 4 years worth or restoration she became a commercial registered charter vessel, once again seaworthy, strong, and beautiful.

The Construction & Naval Architecture for Luxury Yacht FRANCESCO PETRARCA

Franco Anselmi Boretti was the naval architect involved in the formal vessel plans for FRANCESCO PETRARCA. Also the company Franco Anselmi Boretti expertly worked on this undertaking. Created at Benetti Yachts the vessel was constructed in the yacht producing country of Italy. She was successfully launched in Viareggio in 1941 before being handed over to the owner. A spacious area is brought about with a maximum beam (width) of 8.5 m or 27.9 ft. With a 3.65m (11.98ft) draught (maximum depth) she is reasonably deep. The material pine wood/oak & steel frames was used in the building of the hull of the sailing yacht. Her superstructure above deck is built with the use of teak. Over the deck of FRANCESCO PETRARCA she is 37.28 (122.3 ft) in length. In 2004 extra refit work and updating was also finished.

The Main Engines And The Crusie Speed That S/Y FRANCESCO PETRARCA Can Reach:

The 12V 71N engine powering the yacht is made by GM. FRANCESCO PETRARCA is propelled by twin screw propellers. The main engine of the yacht generates 504 horse power (or 336 kilowatts). She is equiped with 2 engines. The total thrust for the yacht is thus 1008 HP or 672 KW.

On Superyacht FRANCESCO PETRARCA She has The Following Guest Accommodation Capacity For:

Having quarters for a maximum of 11 yacht guests spending the night, the FRANCESCO PETRARCA accommodates everyone luxuriously. The boat has room for around 10 proficient crew to operate.

A List of the Specifications of the FRANCESCO PETRARCA:

Superyacht Name:Sailing Yacht FRANCESCO PETRARCA
Ex:Gerlando; Taitu; Raphaelo
Built By:Benetti Yachts
Built in:Viareggio, Italian
Launched in:1941
Refitted in:2004
Length Overall:49.9 metres / 163.7 feet.
Waterline Length:31.85 (104.5 ft)
Naval Architecture:Franco Anselmi Boretti, Franco Anselmi Boretti
Gross Tonnes:282
Nett Tonnes:215
Hull / Superstructure Construction Material:pine wood/oak & steel frames / teak
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Helicopter Landing Pad:No
Material Used For Deck:teak
The Country the Yacht is Flagged in:Isle of Man
Official registry port is:Douglas
Home port:Cannes, France
Max yacht charter guests:11
Number of Crew Members:10
Main Engine(s) is two 504 HP / 336 kW GM. The Model type is 12V 71N diesel.
Total engine power output 1008 HP /672 KW.
Cruise Speed: 11 nautical miles per hour.
Top Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour.
Bunkering capacity: 24000 L.
Water: 24000.00.
Area of Sail: 930 Metres Squared.
Beam: 8.5m/27.9ft.
Length on Deck: 37.28m/122.3ft.
Waterline Length (LWL): 31.85m/104.5ft.
Draught at deepest: 3.65m/11.98ft.
Yacht Type: triple masted schooner.

Further Information On The Yacht

She has a teak deck.


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