December 6, 2013

New Model: Delta 26 m Yacht

Swedish motorboat brand Delta Powerboats puts into the water its most ambitious build to date, a 26 meter carbon fiber super yacht.  Interestingly it took the Swedish company Delta Powerboats just ten years to grow from a 25 footer to the new 26 meter flagship.  Delta has been working two years in producing from design to reality its 26 m Yacht flagship, which increases its size by about thirty feet from its previous largest model the 54 IPS.  Designer Lars Modin worked high on his creative side, and just as the exterior the Delta 26 m Yacht features an interesting and innovative internal layout.  Guest accommodation accounts to four large double cabins, with a very spacious full beam owners stateroom featuring a small dinette, walk-in wardrobe, and private en-suite head. The crew cabin located to midships sleeps two and also features a small dinette and galley.  Main tender stowage is in a garage to aft which is located on top of the engine room, but a space for two more small private water crafts also exists on the bathing platform and the flybridge. Delta advised that during the first sea trial from Estonia to Stockholm, Sweden the 26 m Yacht reached top speeds at 37 knots.  The Swedish company also says that the fuel consumption was around 40% less than to that of most competitor boats in this size.  An interesting argument which with the elements we have; less weight which compares to that of yachts about ten feet smaller, and a less engine power needed to reach such speeds sounds good. 
Technical Data:
LOA - 25.88 m (88ft)
Hull Length - 24.3 m
Beam - 6.2 m
Displacement - 45 t
Fuel Capacity - 2 x 3000 l
Accommodation - 8 guest berths in 4 cabins, 2 crew berths in 1 cabin
Engines - 3 x Volvo D13 900hp
Propulsion - triple Volvo forward looking dual propeller IPS pod drives
Speed - 37 knots max, 32 knots cruise 20 knots economic
Construction - carbon fiber
Project - Lars Modin