Perini Navi’s latest beauty, the 73 meter Azipod-powered Grace E was launched today from their Picchiotti shipyard in La Spezia. She shares the same hull and super structure design elements that characterize the rest of the Picchiotti Vitruvius-series yachts such as the Exuma and the arctic-ready Galileo-G.
With features more suited for cruising in the Mediterranean or in the Caribbean, Perini Navi notes this new motor yacht has been designed for autonomous and energy efficient cruising in comfort and safety. Exterior spaces are divided over five decks. The Upper Deck, also called the Wellness Deck, has an area that is entirely devoted to wellness with a gym, a sauna and hydrotherapy equipment. The interiors, designed by Remi Tessier, are elegant and contemporary.
Perini Navi notes the Grace E is equipped with a diesel-electric propulsion system including two Azipods that allow the yacht to reach a cruising speed of 16.5 knots.
Delivery to her owner is planned for the end of the 2013.
At their Perini Istanbul-Yildiz shipyard the Perini Navi Group is also constructing the first sailing yacht in their new 70m series, scheduled for delivery in 2015, and the third yacht in their 60m series, a yacht that can be delivered within two years. At their Italian shipyards they are also currently constructing the second yacht in their 60m series, the sloop C.2218, whose delivery is scheduled for the year 2014, and the second yacht in their 38m Racing Line.
Images (c) Perini Navi
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