Perini Navi launches Perseus³

The Perini Navi Group has launched Perseus³, the second yacht in the 60m series, at their Viareggio shipyard.
Featuring innovation in hull lines and on board technology,Perseus³ was designed by Perini Navi naval architects in collaboration with New Zealander Ron Holland.
The yacht carries the Perini Navi sail control system and a lifting keel
whose draught varies from 4.30 to 12.30m. Her 75m high mast and 23m long
boom are in carbon fibre as is her standing rigging.
Perseus³ is fitted with a carbon fibre bowsprit at the request of the owner who seeks faster sail changes and a larger head sail plan.
This sloop rigged superyacht has an innovative deck layout with six winches for fast tacking and easy handling of halyards and lines. The jib is new generation manoeuvred via new generation captive winches that can reel in 35t at over 110m per minute.

The sloop has two helms and twin rudders for top performance and agile manoeuvring carrying a sail plan of 10,000 square meters.
Hull and superstructure in aluminium were constructed at the Perini Navi-Yildiz shipyard in Turkey is less than 500gt and has an optimised displacement of around 570 tons.
The interiors were designed in house and can accommodate twelve passengers in five cabins, one of which has sliding beds.
The owner’s suite is full beam and can be divided by a removable wall. Two
6.20 custom tenders, two opening beach platforms and an infinity pool on the
fore deck compliment the exterior layout. 

A third yacht in this series is scheduled fordelivery in 2015.