Yacht: Corsaro II

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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:
Rig: Bermudan Yawl
Year Built: 1960
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"
Yard No:
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.

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