This very typical Sparkman & Stephens motorsailer was built by Bermester Werft of Bremenburg, Germany. She was launched in 1956. Her construction is completely of steel, including her superstructure. Her ballast is internal and made up of concrete and boiler punchings, all 29,000 lbs of it.
Here are the plans.
Here's an article from Yachting magazine. Please double click for zoom.
Back in April we posted an article about this client's second Mai Tai, built at the same shipyard. She is design #1598. Click here to see the article.
Displacement 93,134 lbs
Ballast 29,000 lbs
Sail Area 2,030 sq ft