January 24, 2012

New Model: Cheoy Lee 76 Alpha

Cheoy Lee 76 Alpha was one of the most admired new boats of the October 2011 Fort Lauderdale boat show, with many enthusiasts asking what it is.  Made by North American company but China build Cheoy Lee, the 76 Alpha is a nice work coming from respected hull designer Michael Peters outside and hull, and Luiz de Basto taking care for the interior.  The 76 Alpha is also build in latest technology resin infusion system by SP High Modulus.  Luiz de Basto presented a three double cabins lower deck layout, with an owners full beam stateroom, VIP to fore, and bunk twin guest cabin .  Living relaxing saloon is on the main deck behind the three seat aircraft style central helm station, with a galley, and dining table located below. A single berth crew cabin is located to midships between the engine room, and owners room.  Power is from a standard MAN 1550hp, or optional 1900hp Cats.
Technical Data:
LOA - 23.35 m (76.6ft)
Hull Length - 21.5 m
Waterline Length - 18.13 m
Beam - 6.04 m
Draft - 1.65 m
Displacement - 48600 kg
Fuel Capacity - 4000 l
Water Capacity - 1000 l
Accommodation - 6 berths in 3 cabins, 1 crew cabin berth
Engines - 2 x MAN V12 1550hp, Cats C32 Acert 1900hp
Speed - 40 knots max
Propulsion - line shafts with ZF gearboxes
Construction - Monocoque construction. Resin Infused by SP High Modulus
Project - Micheal Peter Yacht Design, Luiz De Basto interior
Certification - ISO 12215 Category A