This motor yacht TAIPAN is a 52 metre 172 (ft) important steel ship which was ...


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A General Description of Motor Yacht TAIPAN

This motor yacht TAIPAN is a 52 metre 172 (ft) important steel ship which was crafted at CRN Yachts (Ferretti Group) and designed by Crn and Kevin Calhoun & Co. Accommodating 14 passengers and 12 qualified crew, motor yacht TAIPAN was once named #72; Awal; North Star; Pearl Star; Taipan Iii as her build project name or yacht title. Completed for 1980 the older interior design promulgates the established conceptualisation emanating from the boards of Merritt Knowles.

TAIPAN (ex AWAL, NORTH STAR, PEARL STAR and TAIPAN III) is a lovely older CRN motor yacht that has been in charter for several years. She was originally built for Middle Eastern Royalty. She was lengthened by 17ft in 1987 and now features an extended aft platform. The yacht which was sold to an American owner was taken to Thailand for a refit and remains in charter there. TAIPAN has seven staterooms including a Full width master stateroom with king size bed and two full baths en suite. She also has a Full width VIP stateroom with queen bed and bath en suite including an Italian marble tub and separate shower and five twin bed double staterooms all with full bath en suite.

The Building & Naval Architecture for Luxury Yacht TAIPAN

Crn was the naval architect firm involved in the professional vessel design work for TAIPAN. Her interior design was realised by Merritt Knowles. Crn and Kevin Calhoun & Co is also associated with the yacht general design work for this boat. In 1980 she was actually launched with triumph in Ancona and post sea trials and finishing touches was thereafter passed on to the owner who commissioned her. Crn Yachts (Ferretti Group) completed their new build motor yacht in Italy. Her main hull was built out of steel. The motor yacht superstructure is fabricated extensively with aluminium. With a beam of 8.35 m or 27.4 ft TAIPAN has spacious interior. She has a fairly shallow draught of 2.87m (9.4ft). She had refit maintenance and changes completed in 2006.

M/Y TAIPAN Engineering And Performance:

Installed with twin MIRRLEES-BLACKSTONE diesel main engines, TAIPAN can reach a top speed of 14.5 knots. Coupled to the TAIPAN engines are twin screw propellers. She also has an economical range of 5000 miles whilst sailing at her cruising speed of 12.5 knots. Her total HP is 2440 HP and her total Kilowatts are 1795. With respect to the ship’s stabalisers she was built with Vosper.

Guest Accommodation On Aboard Superyacht TAIPAN:

The noteworthy luxury yacht M/Y TAIPAN is able to sleep as many as 14 people and has 12 crew.

A List of the Specifications of the TAIPAN:

Superyacht Name:Motor Yacht TAIPAN
Ex:#72; Awal; North Star; Pearl Star; Taipan Iii
Built By:CRN - Costruzioni Riparazoni Navali SpA - Ferretti Group
Built in:Ancona, Italian
Launched in:1980
Refitted in:2006
Length Overall:52.43 metres / 172 feet.
Waterline Length:47.24 (155 ft)
Naval Architecture:Crn and Kevin Calhoun & Co, CRN Yacht Design
Designers Involved in Yacht Design:Kevin Calhoun & Co
Interior Designers:Merritt Knowles
Gross Tonnes:477
Nett Tonnes:143
Hull / Superstructure Construction Material:steel / aluminium
Owner of TAIPAN:Unknown
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Helicopter Landing Pad:No
Material Used For Deck:teak
The Country the Yacht is Flagged in:Honduras
Official registry port is:San Lorenzo
Home port:Fort Lauderdale, USA
Class society used:LR (Lloyds Register)
Max yacht charter guests:14
Number of Crew Members:12
Her Engine(s) is two 1220 HP / 898 Kilowatts Mirrlees-Blackstone. Engine Model: 78-ESL diesel.
Overall output: 2440 HP /1795 KW.
Approximate Cruise Speed is 12.5 nautical miles per hour.
Her top Speed is around 14.5 knots.
Approximate range: 5000 at a speed of 12.5 knots.
Bunkering capacity: 114000 L.
Fresh water: 45600.00.
Generators: Caterpillar 2 times 85 kilowatts, 1 times 55 kilowatts.
Stabalisers: Vosper.
Yacht Beam: 8.35m/27.4ft.
Waterline Length (LWL): 47.24m/155ft.
Draught Maximum: 2.87m/9.4ft.

Further Information On The Yacht

This motor yacht has a teak deck.

TAIPAN Disclaimer:

The luxury yacht TAIPAN 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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