Thursday, January 27, 2011

Design 1686 - Aurora

This large motoryacht was built by Cantiere Navale Apuania of Italy and launched in 1961. She is based on a hull that was extensively tank tested at the Davidson Laboratory at Stevens Institute. She is powered by twin Mercedes Benz V-12 diesels generating 1,350 hp each at 1,500 rpm for a top speed of 20 knots.

Here is the general arrangement plan.

This photograph was taken at her launch.

Principal Characteristics
LOA 114"-8"
LWL 108'-0"
Beam 22'-5"
Draft 6'-2"
Displacement 299,082 lbs

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