Friday, July 9, 2010

Design 2021 - 45 Knot Motoryacht - Kalamoun

This is an interesting yacht that was designed by Sparkman & Stephens in 1970. The styling was executed in conjunction with the famous automobile design house of Pininfarina of Italy. She is all aluminum and was built by Abeking & Rasmussen of Germany. She is powered by twin 20 cylinder MTU V672 engines, each with output of 3,500 horsepower and producing a top speed of 45 knots, impressive for 1970. Special attention was paid to lightweight engineering and construction to achieve the target speed.

Length Overall: 91’-2”
Length Waterline: 81’-3”
Beam, Maximum: 22’-11”
Draft: 6’-8”
Displacement, Lightship: 153,900 lbs

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