Wally sailing yacht Aori now for sale with Yachtzoo
by Malcolm MacLean
The 24 metre sailing yacht Aori has changed central agencies and is now listed for sale with Yachtzoo.
Designed by Luca Bassani, she was built in GRP by Compositeworks to RINA class and delivered in 2004 as a canting keel version of the Wally 80. The keel can be canted up to 35 degrees to each side by the push-button system located within the sail trimming controls on the Wally designed helm stations, improving performance and enhancing comfort.
Accommodation is for six guests in three cabins consisting of a double and two twins, all with en-suite facilities, and there are also quarters for two crew aboard this yacht for sale.
The cruising configuration provides for a self-tacking jib, while a 110% battened jib can be used in light airs and racing. The saloon of Aori is flooded with natural light coming from the wide skylight, while on deck the spacious social cockpit features two tables for comfortable al fresco dining. The interior styling combines white lacquered cabinets and ceilings with oak wood, black carbon fibre soles and orange upholstery.
She has a semi-fractional rig with swept back spreaders and no running back stays, while her mast and boom are by Hall Spars. Under power, a single 250hp Yanmar engine gives her a cruising speed of nine knots.
Lying in Imperia, Italy, Aori is asking €1,900,000.