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Ship Repair & Conversion: The Shipyards

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GREAT YACHTS 2018 Reviews by Lisa Overing

S/Y Black Pearl

Builder: Oceanco

Design: Dykstra Naval Arch

Length: 106.7m

Beam: 15m

Carbon masts: 3 x 70m

Sails: 2,900 sq. m.

Top Speed: 30 knots

Photo courtesy of Oceanco to her propulsion package selection and Designed by Dykstra Naval Architects Oceanco to create Black Pearl’s hybrid tributing a feeling of vertical integration the crew area, realizing exactly which with three 70-meter carbon masts and propulsion system and waste heat re- between the decks. features and amenities were paramount an air draft of 70 meters. Her sail area covery. In addition to wind power, she Her seven-meter draft includes ap- for his cruising lifestyle. is subdivided into smaller, lesser loaded is powered by 2 x 1080kW MTU’s / 2 proximately four meters of keel, 80-per- sails that can be set or furled with the x 400kW electrical propulsion motors. cent of which is ? lled with lead and the press of a button, setting 2,900 square She has a single level engine room with top part with fuel tanks, keeping her meters of sails in only seven minutes. regeneration mode under sail. weight low. Her massive masts are ac-

S/Y Black Pearl: 30 knots

This landmark sailing yacht by Ocean- As the brainchild of a dream team of Her accommodations include a master tually in proportion to the length of the co is truly unique. Known as Project So- designers including Ken Freivokh De- suite, two VIP suites, two double guest vessel overall. About 50 bolts around the lar during her build which was shrouded sign, Nuvolari Lenard and Villate De- cabins and a full beam beach club that outside of the rig transfer the torque rota- in secrecy, Black Pearl is the world’s sign, Black Pearl exempli? es adventure converts into a cinema. A multi-level tion unit into the mast to rotate the mast largest Dynarig sailing yacht at 106.7 on the seas and has a DNA all her own. central atrium includes an all-glass lift as required to set the angle of the yards meters and 15-meter beam. BMT and Nigel Gee collaborated with rising alongside the central mast, con- for the wind. 51

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