Sailing Yacht A is Andrey Melnichenko’s new superyacht, built by Nobiskrug and designed by Philippe Starck. In August 2015, we became the first to publish the story of Sailing Yacht A, and since then we’ve covered this sail-assisted motor yacht in great detail.
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SAILING YACHT A, a 142.81 m Sail Yacht built in Germany and delivered in 2017, is the flagship of Nobiskrug.
Her top speed is 21.0 kn and she boasts a maximum range of 5320.0 nm when navigating at cruising speed, with power coming from two MTU diesel engines. She has a gross tonnage of 12700.0 GT and a 24.88 m beam.
She was designed by Philippe Starck, who also designed the interior. Philippe Starck has designed 5 yachts and designed the interior of 5 yachts.
The naval architecture was developed by Dykstra Naval Architects (28 other superyachts architected) and Nobiskrug (10 other superyachts architected) - she is built with a Teak deck, a Steel hull, and Composite and Steel superstructure.
SAILING YACHT A is the 10th longest yacht in the world. She is one of 3 sailing yachts longer than 100m, and, compared to similarly sized sailing yachts, her cruising speed is 4.0 kn above the average, and her top speed 4.83 kn above the average.
SAILING YACHT A is currently sailing under the Bermuda flag (along with a total of other 42 yachts). She is known to be an active superyacht and has most recently been spotted cruising near Cyprus. For more information regarding SAILING YACHT A's movements, find out more about BOAT Pro AIS.