January 11, 2015

New Model: Benetti 60m FB255

The latest from the Benetti yards is the 60-meter FB255 M/Y Formosa, sold in 2012 by Fraser Yachts, and launched on schedule the 4th of December 2014 at Livorno.  The steel and aluminium super yacht, whose exterior styling and lines were all drawn in house at Benetti, has five decks, a beam of over ten meters and a total volume of 1,060 gross tons. The interior layout and design of the guest's area were created by the Sinot Design Studio, in close collaboration with the owner. The layout is articulated in five suites for up to ten guests, and sets aside one whole deck for the owner's apartments. The captain plus a crew of 14 is available to see to all the guest's needs. FB255 is to be powered by twin MTU engines developing 1876hp, which give maximum speeds of 16 knots, with a cruising speed of 15 knots. At the fuel saving speed of 12 knots, her range is 5,000 nautical miles.
Technical Data:
LOA - 60 m (196.8ft)
Beam - 10.6 m
Draft - 3.37 m
Displacement - 1100 t
Fuel Capacity - 115000 l
Water Capacity - 23000 l 
Accommodation - 12 guests in 6 cabins, 16 ctew beds
Engines - 2 x MTU 12V4000 M43 1876hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 16 knots max, 15 knots cruise, 12 knots economic
Range - 5000 nm at 12 knots
Projcet- Benetti Yachts, Sinot interior
Construction - steel hull, aluminum super structure
Certification - ABS + A1 (E) Commercial Yachting Services, + AMS, + ACCU