Catamaran yacht Q5 (hull YD66) by Yachting Developments is a large volume cruising Super Catamaran currently under construction at Yachting Developments busy Auckland yard. Measuring 100 feet in length and 48 feet in beam, Q5 is a large sailing cat.
Work on the 30-metre catamaran yacht Q5, YD66, supercat originally stated in October 2008 however work on the yacht was suspended at the request of her owner. Maintenance of the Q5’s superstructure was undertaken throughout her period of hibernation until her recent return to the main building shed where the construction of the Q5 yacht has resumed.
The catamaran Q5’s exterior styling and naval architecture is by Warwick Yacht Design and the project management is by MCM. The supercat Q5 will have interior styling by the Interior Designer Redman Whiteley Dixon. She is being built to stringent GL class survey.
Construction is high strength light weight post-cured epoxy Eglass/Carbon fibre composite. Structurally engineered by SP-High Modulus, the Q5 supercat is designed to cruise the world in comfort. The Q5 (YD66) catamaran by Yachting Developments will feature 5 cabins able to accommodate 10 guests and will have 3 crew cabins. Launch date for the catamaran Q5 is set for 2012.
Specifications of the 30m Super Catamaran Q5 (hull YD66) by Yachting Developments.
Builder : Yachting Developments
Designer: Warwick Yacht Design
Interior Designer: Redman Whiteley Dixon
Build Number: YD66
Yacht Name: Q5
Project Management: MCM
LOA: 30.490m (100’0″)
DWL: 28.00m (91’10”)
Beam: 14.640m (48’0″)
Draft: 2.100m (6’10”)
Displ light ship 97,000kg (95.5tons)
Mast: Carbon fibre
Boom: Carbon fibre
Fue: 9,735 Litres(2,568 US Gal)
Water: 6,000 Litres (1,583 US Gal)
Main engine: 2 x 450hp
Gensets:2 x 55KW
No. Guest Cabins: 5
No. Crew Cabins: 3