Italian Super Yacht Launched in Viareggio

Italian super yacht builder Perini Navi has launched the 56m aluminium ketch Riela their 46th unit to be launched.

Designed by in-house naval architects together with Ron Holland, Riela, boasts an ultra-light aluminium hull with maximum displacement optimized at 545 tons.

Both masts, the 58.8m main mast and the 48.26m mizzen, are also in aluminium, while the furling boom is in carbon fibre. Total sail area is expected to reach 1,500 m².

The interiors, designed by Remi Tessier, are in a contemporary style, and uses woods such as macassar, ebony, wengè, and teak together with leather.

Riela is the seventh of the 56m sailing yachts to be launched by the yard launched. The first 56m, in 2003 was Burrasca, followed by:

  • Santa Maria (now Zenji)
  • Rosehearty
  • Selene
  • Salute
  • Silvana

Main Features and Characteristics

Length overall 56.00 m

LWL 46.71 m

Beam (max) 11.52 m

Draught (Keel up) 3.95 m

Draught (Keel down) 9.73 m

Displacement 545 T

Speed Power 15.6 kt

Range at 13 kt 3,600 nm

Main Mast 58.80 m

Mizzen Mast 48.26 m

Class ABS: X A1 AMS Yachting Service

Compliance MCA

Naval Architecture Perini Navi / Ron Holland

Interior Design Rémi Tessier