December 4, 2014, saw the launch of the all-new 60-metre superyacht Formosa (hull FB255) at the Benetti shipyard in Livorno, Italy. Sold in 2012, the steel and aluminium mega yacht Formosa features exterior styling and lines by the yard’s in-house team.
Luxury motor yacht Formosa has five decks, a beam of 10.6 meters and a total volume of 1,060 gross tons.
The interior layout and design of the guest’s area were created by the Sinot Design Studio, in close collaboration with the owner. The layout is articulated in five suites for up to ten guests, and sets aside one whole deck for the owner’s apartments. The captain plus a crew of 14 is available to see to all the guest’s needs.
Super yacht Formosa (hull FB255) is powered by twin MTU 12V4000 M53 engines, developing 1,380 kwh at 1,800 rpm. She has a maximum speed of 16 knots, with a cruising speed of 15 knots. At the fuel saving speed of 12 knots, her range is 5,000 nautical miles.
Technical Specifications of FB 255 luxury yacht FORMOSA:
Builder AZIMUT-BENETTI SPA – Benetti Shipyard, Italy
Year of Construction 2014
Construction Material Steel/Aluminium
Length Overall (LOA) 60 m 196,85 ft
Maximum Beam 10,6 m 34,78 ft
Maximum Draft 3,37 m 11,06 ft @ Amidship at full load from B.O.K
Full load displacement t
Half load displacement t
Light load displacement t
Fuel tank capacity 115.000 litres
Fresh water capacity 23.000 litres
ReverserOsmosis water Maler Plant Idromar 2 x 13.000 litres/day
Main Engines MTU 12V4000 M53 1.380kW @ 1.800rpm
Gear Boxes ZF mod. 4661
Generators 2 x Caterpillar C9 x 155ekW
1 x Caterpillar C4.4 x 82ekW
Propellers Benetti Design
Stabilizer at anchor Naiad
Stabilizer underway Naiad
Max Speed 16 Kn (at half load)
Cruising Speed at 85% of maximum power 15 Kn (at half load)
Range at economic speed 5.000 nautical miles
Economic speed for Range 12 Kn (at half load)
Classification ABS + A1 (E) Commercial Yachting Service, + AMS + ACCU
Number of cabins Guest + Owner 5 + 1
Number of crew berths 13
Captain’s cabin 1 double
First officer’s cabin 1 single bed
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