PLAN B Australian Naval Dockyard

The motor yacht PLAN B is a 49 m 161 (ft) spacious steel boat which was ...

PLAN B Australian Naval Dockyard

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A Summary of Motor Yacht PLAN B

The motor yacht PLAN B is a 49 m 161 (ft) spacious steel boat which was fashioned at Australian Naval Dockyard and designed in the office of Australian Government and Marine & Industrial Design and De Villiers Yacht Design. The capacious converted private yacht PLAN B is a very distinctive Australian made superyacht which was launched to much satisfaction in 1973. Accommodating 10 guests and 12 qualified crew, motor yacht PLAN B was once called Hmas Flinders (Ran); Flinders. The naval architecture office which delivered her design work on the yacht was Australian Government and Marine & Industrial Design and De Villiers Yacht Design. Moreover, her interior design is the work of Tracey Barnier-Willis Design. She could be described as a older converted private yacht.

Motor yacht PLAN B (ex HMAS FLINDERS) was commissioned in 1973 and decommissioned in 1998. The yacht was originally named for Matthew Flinders (1774-1814), and was an oceanographic survey ship of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). FLINDERS was then converted to a private motor yacht and renamed PLAN B.

The Building & Design of Luxury Yacht PLAN B

Australian Government was the naval architect firm involved in the professional vessel composition for PLAN B. Her interior design was realised by Tracey Barnier-Willis Design. Australian Government and Marine & Industrial Design and De Villiers Yacht Design is also associated with the yacht general design work for this boat. Created by Australian Naval Dockyard the vessel was fabricated in the known yacht building country Australia. She was successfully launched in Williamstown in 1973 before being transferred to the owner. Her hull was constructed with steel. The motor yacht main superstructure is made predominantly from steel. With a width of 10.06 m or 33 feet PLAN B has spacious internal space. She has a fairly deep draught of 3.05m (10ft). She had refit improvement and modification carried out by 2007.

The Performance And Engineering Package On M/Y PLAN B:

Powered by twin PAXMAN diesel main engines, PLAN B can attain a maximum speed of 14 knots. Coupled to the PLAN B engines are twin screw propellers. She also has an economical range of 5000 miles when underway at her cruising speed of 12 knots. Her total HP is 3360 HP and her total Kilowatts are 2472.

The Guest Accommodation On Aboard Superyacht PLAN B:

The generous luxury yacht M/Y PLAN B is able to accommodate up to 10 people and has 12 crew.

A List of the Specifications of the PLAN B:

Superyacht Name:Motor Yacht PLAN B
Ex:Hmas Flinders (Ran); Flinders
Built By:Australian Naval Dockyard
Built in:Williamstown, Australian
Launched in:1973
Refitted in:2007
Length Overall:49.07 metres / 161 feet.
Naval Architecture:Australian Government and Marine & Industrial Design and De Villiers Yacht Design, Australian Government
Designers Involved in Yacht Design:Marine & Industrial Design
Interior Designers:Tracey Barnier-Willis Design
Gross Tonnes:737
Hull / Superstructure Construction Material:steel / steel
Owner of PLAN B:Unknown
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Helicopter Landing Pad:No
The Country the Yacht is Flagged in:Cayman Islands
Official registry port is:George Town
Home port:New Zealand, New Zealand
Class society used:LR (Lloyds Register)
Completed survey under Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) Large Yacht Code:Yes
Max yacht charter guests:10
Number of Crew Members:12
Main Engine(s) is two 1680 Horse Power / 1236 Kilowatts Paxman. Model: VENTURA diesel.
Giving the combined power of 3360 HP /2472 KW.
Approximate Cruise Speed is 12 knots.
Her top Speed is around 14 knots.
Range in nautical Miles is 5000 at a speed of 9 knots.
Potable water capacity: unknown.
Cruised the areas of: Brownsville. United States. Miami-Dade County. Florida.
Yacht Beam: 10.06m/33ft.
Draught at deepest: 3.05m/10ft.
Yacht Type: converted private yacht.

Further Information On The Yacht

On October 2009 PLAN B went to Brownsville, in United States. This motor yacht has navigated the area encompassing Miami-Dade County during the month of October 2009.

PLAN B Disclaimer:

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