17 May 2013 ,
With Felci Yacht design as home designer is ICE Yachts one of the Italian yards with great potential.
The philosophy that drove Felci Yachts Design office during this project can be resumed in a very simple concept:
Research of maximum performances, safety and comfort mixed together in order to create a unique sailing yacht.
It was not easy to make these generally contrasting elements to joint together.
Only the great experience of designers, technicians and builders allow to achieve this great alchemy.
We are talking about a luxury “Fast Cruiser Yachts” characterized by a “Mediterranean” typology, created to live in a comfortable and equilibrate way, both outside and inside the yacht.
Moving on from the same canoe body, different deck lay out are proposed so that each client may follow his wishes and his own way of sailing.
So it is possible to choose one of the two double cockpit configuration proposed by the shipyard, the first one, more classical, is characterized by a large guests separated cockpit and by a sailing manoeuvre dedicated aft cockpit, and the second one, oriented towards sailing efficiency during the long oceanic navigations, characterized by a very large aft bridge and by a generous manoeuvre cockpit.
Or alternatively it will be possible to choose the new “open transom” version, to live your holydays in direct contact with the sea.
What all these versions share in a very clear way is the care dedicated by the designers at the sailing efficiency.
The hull shell, the deck and the structures are made of high technology materials.
Hybrid Kevlar/Glass “skins” for the hull shell and for all the bulkheads, unidirectional carbon fibre for the deck “skins” and for structure reinforcements; under vacuum process is extensively used to bond the “core” of all the sandwich panels.
All of this looking for lightness, structural safety and rigidity.
The hull shape is directly connected with all the performances oriented hulls that Felci Yachts has developed and tested in many international racing circuit.
But we must say that we are not talking “only” of one racing hull fitted as a cruiser yacht.
Many aspects had been studied and developed in order to give at this Yachts its incredible “course stability” at any heel angle and of course its great all round performances.
Clearly visible are the high freeboards, that allow a safe and dry navigation and give great inner volumes, the fine entries of the hull in order to obtain the best wave pitching, the flared hull top sides that permit to a generally fine hull to have a remarkable width at deck level, the B.max quite aft and the full aft part of the hull, in line with the best oceanic racers.
All these well selected choices put together a great habitability in the aft part of the yacht, both outside and inside, and the need to create a hull with a remarkable stability and power that will allow a safe and a fast navigations, both by sail and by engine.
A “real” yachts that will permit a high average navigation speed in any sea conditions.
Relevant Link : www.iceyachts.it/category/yachts/ice-62-en/ < news overview