This sailing yacht INDEPENDENCE is a 53 m 174 (ft) important steel vessel which ...


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A General Description of Sailing Yacht INDEPENDENCE

This sailing yacht INDEPENDENCE is a 53 m 174 (ft) important steel vessel which was crafted at Perini Navi and her design plans were devised by Perini Navi. A impressive ketch motor sailer INDEPENDENCE is a very high quality Italian built yacht which was launched to praise in 1998. She could be considered a modern ketch motor sailer. This graceful superyacht was created by naval architects Perini Navi. Budd Baty undertook the designing of the interior.

S/Y INDEPENDENCE can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins. She has an atrium with two stairways leading to the 6 guest accommodations below. All have large portholes offering light and views. A formal lounge and dining room are located forward. The fly bridge has comfortable seating stunning views of the yacht under sail and a ten person hot tub plus a covered helm station with complete controls.

Building & Design of Luxury Yacht INDEPENDENCE

Perini Navi was the naval architect involved in the formal superyacht design work for INDEPENDENCE. Her interior design was realised by Budd Baty. Perini Navi is also associated with the yacht wider design collaboration for this boat. Italy is the country that Perini Navi completed their new build sailing yacht in. After her official launch in 1998 in Viareggio she was passed over to the owner after sea trials and testing. The main hull was constructed with steel. The sailing yacht main superstructure is fabricated extensively with aluminium. With a beam of 11.43 m / 37.5 ft INDEPENDENCE has fairly large internal space. A fairly 8.29 (27.2 ft) draught of 8.29m (27.2ft) affects the list of overall marinas she can enter into, depending on their individual depth. She had refit maintenance and modification carried out by 2008.

S/Y INDEPENDENCE Main Engines & Performance:

Fitted with twin DEUTZ-MWM diesel main engines, INDEPENDENCE is able to attain a top speed of 16 knots. Coupled to the INDEPENDENCE engines are twin screw propellers. She also has an efficient range of 4000 miles whilst underway at her cruise speed of 13 knots. Her total HP is 2512 HP and her total Kilowatts are 1848. As for bow thruster maneuverability she was fitted with Schottel.

Accommodation On Aboard Superyacht INDEPENDENCE:

The sizeable luxury yacht S/Y INDEPENDENCE is able to accommodate as many as 12 people and has 9 qualified crew.

A List of the Specifications of the INDEPENDENCE:

Superyacht Name:Sailing Yacht INDEPENDENCE
Built By:Perini Navi
Built in:Viareggio, Italian
Launched in:1998
Refitted in:2008
Length Overall:53 metres / 173.9 feet.
Waterline Length:44.56 (146.2 ft)
Naval Architecture:Perini Navi, Perini Navi Inhouse Yacht Design Team
Interior Designers:Budd Baty
Gross Tonnes:530
Nett Tonnes:159
Hull / Superstructure Construction Material:steel / aluminium
Owner of INDEPENDENCE:Unknown
INDEPENDENCE available for luxury yacht charters:-
Is the yacht for sale:-
Helicopter Landing Pad:No
Material Used For Deck:teak
The Country the Yacht is Flagged in:Cayman Islands
Official registry port is:George Town
Home port:The United States, USA
Class society used:ABS (American Bureau of Shipping)
Completed survey under Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) Large Yacht Code:Yes
Max yacht charter guests:12
Number of Crew Members:9
Her Engine(s) is two 1256 HP or 924 kW Deutz-Mwm. Engine Model: TBD616 V12 diesel.
Total engine power output 2512 HP /1848 KW.
Cruising at a speed of 13 nautical miles per hour.
Top Speed: 16 nautical miles per hour.
Approximate range: 4000 at a speed of 12 knots.
Bunkering capacity: 43000 L.
Potable water capacity: 12800.00.
Generators: Northern Lights 2 times 125 kilowatts, 1 times 80 kilowatts.
Cruised the areas of: Channel Islands Beach. United States. Ventura County. California.
Thrusters: Schottel.
A/C: Unknown.
Sail Area: 1304 Metres Squared.
Yacht Beam: 11.43m/37.5ft.
Waterline Length (LWL): 44.56m/146.2ft.
Draught Maximum: 8.29m/27.2ft.
The minimum draught is 3.84m/12.6ft.
Yacht Type: ketch motor sailer.

Further Information On The Yacht

In October 2009 INDEPENDENCE traveled to Channel Islands Beach, in United States. This sailing yacht also navigated the cruising ground including Ventura County during October 2009. An Unknown Brand is the A/C to regulate the temperature. This sailing yacht has a teak deck.


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Italian yacht builder Perini Navi is the world leader in the design and build of superyachts, with 61 yachts launched to date, including 58 sailing yachts and three motor yachts. Credited with a combination of technical brilliance and first class design, Perini Navi has always been in a class of its own. And so are many of their yachts.

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