October 24, 2011

New Model: Apreamare 66 Maestro

Launched the past Spring the Apreamare 66 Maestro represented a lot of first from this Naples, Italian company.  Important novelties came from the 66 Maestro, being it is the first new model of Apreamare since this is being owned again by the Aprea family, and second is that is also hull one to be powered by pods.  Fast forward six months later, and today Apreamare features already three new models with pod propulsion.  Born as a redesign of the 65 Maestro, the 66 and the use of Volvo IPS pods, features a new hull shape, and structures to suit the Volvo propulsion system needs.  This resulted with designer Zuccon redesigning the interior of the 66 Maestro, which now has bigger cabins, and the bonus of a fourth room.  Most important is also a full beam owners stateroom located to midships, being much more spacious. Crew quarters located to midships behind the owners room have also gained volume and also feature an utility room, and now two cabins.  Power data from the twin Volvo 900hp is excellent delivering 32 knots max speed, and a 27 of cruise. 
Technical Data:
LOA - 21.3 m (69.9ft)
Hull Length - 20.9 m
Waterline Length - 17.1 m
Beam - 5.70 m
Draft - 1.80 m
Displacement - 36 t unloaded, 42 t unloaded
Fuel Capacity - 4300 l
Water Capacity - 820 l
Accommodation - 7 berths in 4 cabins, 2 crew berths
Max Persons - 16
Engines - 2 x Volvo D12 800hp, D12 900hp
Propulsion - Volvo IPS3 1050 or 1200 pod drives with forward looking dual propeller
Speed - 32 knots max 27 cruise with 900hp, 30 knots max 26 cruise with 800hp
Range - 410 nm at 27 knots cruise, 700 nm at 12 knots with Volvo 900hp
Hull Type - modified Vee with spray rails and 16 degrees dead rise aft 
Project - Zuccon International for lines and interior, Umberto Tagliavarini hull shape
Certification - CE 2003/44 A, certification modules R.I.Na. B

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