This big yawl was designed and built for the Italian Naval Academy.
She is powered by a Mercedes Benz OM/321 96hp diesel engine. Notable are 2 Sparkman & Stephens designed pedestal winches (coffee grinders).
Accommodations are private cabins for 1 skipper, 1 navigator, 5 midshipmen in the main cabin plus 2 additional full time crew in the forepeak and 2 in a separate aft cabin, possibly for guests.
Above information courtesy of www.sparkmanstephens.blogspot.it
Corsaro II is often found racing in the Mediterranean while being used as a training boat for the Marina Militare (Italian Navy).
|Designer:||Sparkman & Stephens|
|Type of Boat:|
|Built By:||Cantieri Costaguta, Genoa, Italy|
|LOA m / ft:||21.15m / 69'4"|
|LOD m / ft:||21.15m / 69'4"|
|LWL m / ft:||15.24m / 50'|
|Beam m / ft:||4.9m / 16'1"|
|Draft m / ft:||2.92m / 9'6"|
|Sail Stats||Sail Area: 207 sq.m / 2,231 sq.ft|
|Construction:||She is constructed of wood: iroko keelson, acacia frames and double planked of Philippine mahogany. Fasteners are silicon bronze. Spars are of sitka spruce.|