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First 70m Perini Navi sailing superyacht arrives in La Spezia for fitting out

The first 70m series Perini Navi sailing superyacht has arrived in La Spezia, Italy, for her fitting out.

Ordered in December 2011, hull No. 1 will be the second-largest Perini Navi in existence after the famed 88m Maltese Falcon. Hull No. 1's aluminium hull and superstructure were constructed at Perini Navi's Yidiz facility in Tuzla, Turkey, and now fitting out and finishing will be completed at the Perini Navi Group's Picchiotti Shipyard in La Spezia, Italy.

Known as project C.2227, this is the first in a new generation of 70m Perini Navis that features a modern superstructure. The 70m has been designed in house by the Perini Navi Technical and Design Office with naval architecture consultation from Philippe Briand. Interiors are by US design firm PH Design.

'The lines of the new 70m are the result of working in synergy with the owner who has allowed us to preserve unmistakeable Perini Navi style while adding a modern twist,' says says Franco Romani, Director of the Perini Navi Group’s Technical and Design Office. 'The owner’s cultural background and his love for art have given the yacht an innovative touch. Briand’s consultation on naval architecture and the sail plan have also contributed to assure performance.'

The 70m has a displacement of 912 tons and a gross tonnage of 850GT. Her lifting keel allows the draft to range from 4.54m to 11.7m. Project C.2227 will feature an innovative Perini Navi sail control system and a carbon-fibre mast. Delivery is slated for 2015.

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