The Perini Navi Group, a world-renowned company specializing in the design and building of large motor and sailing yachts, has recently launched sailing yacht Perseus³ (P3, hull C.2218) at their Viareggio shipyard in Italy. Superyacht Perseus³ represents the second sloop in their new generation 60m series, boasting important innovations in hull lines, as well as on board technology. A third sloop in this series – sailing yacht Hull C.2232 – is due to be delivered in 2015.
Luxury yacht Perseus³, designed by Perini Navi naval architects in collaboration with New Zealander Ron Holland, has a Perini Navi sail control system and a lifting keel whose draft varies from 4.30 to 12.30m. Her 75m mast and 23m boom are in carbon fibre as is her standing rigging.
Super yacht Perseus³ is also the first Perini Navi yacht to have a carbon fibre bowsprit. The bowsprit was a request of the owner’s that will allow for fast sail changes and a larger sail plan. The impressive sail set includes: 2 Gennakers, 1 Code 0, 1 Reacher, 1 Blade, 1 Spinnaker Stay Sail, 1 working Jib and an imposing Main Sail for a combined area of 10.000 square meters.
Perseus³ yacht has an innovative deck layout with six winches for fast tacking and easy handling of halyards and lines. The jib is manoeuvred via the newest generation of captive winches with a pulling load of 35t and a speed of 110m per minute. The sloop has two rudders for top performance and agile manoeuvring.
The interiors of Perseus³ superyacht were designed in house by Perini architects and can accommodate twelve passengers in five cabins, one of which has sliding beds. The owner’s suite is full beam and can be divided by a removable wall. Two 6.20 custom tenders, two opening beach platforms and an infinity pool on the fore deck compliment the exterior layout.
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