Friday, November 20, 2009

Enigma - Blohm Voss - 74.50 meter - 1991











Enigma formerly ECO and Katana is one of the world's largest private superyachts. According to Power and Motoryacht magazine, she is owned by Aidan Barclay, son of the British media tycoon David Barclay who recently purchased the Telegraph newspaper. She was sold after her former owner, Larry Ellison, took delivery of Rising Sun, the 6th largest private yacht in the world. Measuring slightly more than 244 feet (or around 75 metres), Enigma was launched in 1991 and originally christened ECO by its former owner, Mexican mogul Emilio Azc√°rraga, founder and former CEO of TV and media conglomerate Televisa. Enigma is renowned for her design, including a pyramidic superstructure surrounded by convex windows, and an agile design that enables her to achieve a maximum speed of 28 knots, although some sources quote 30 knots as her top speed. It contains 9 luxurious suites.
She was built by German shipyards Blohm & Voss.

Technical information:

Yacht type: Motor Yacht

Imo: 1001506
MMSI: 375081000
SYT#: Y00993
Flag: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Length Overall (m): 74.50 Length Overall (ft): 244.42
Length On Deck (m): Length On Deck (ft):
Length Waterline (m): 68.05 Length Waterline (ft): 223.26
Beam (m): 11.20 Beam (ft): 36.75
Draught Max (m): 3.20 Draught Max (ft): 10.50

Shipyard: Blohm & Voss GmbH
Year: 1991
Hull: 956

Naval Architect: Blohm & Voss GmbH, Francis Design
Exterior Designer: Francis Design
Interior Designer: Francis Design

Hull Material: Steel
Superstructure: GRP
Gross Tonnage: 1150
Displacement: 1000
Class: Lloyds Register
Class Comments: MCA: No

Guest Cabins: 1 Master, 5 Guest
Guests: 14 Max

Engine Manufacturer: Deutz AG Model: BV16M628
Number of Engines: 2
Type: Diesel
HP: 5,000 KW: 3,728

Engine Manufacturer: General Electric Model: LM 1600
Number of Engines: 1 Type: Gas Turbine
HP: 18,500 KW: 13,795

Total HP: 28,500 Total KW: 21,252

Max Speed: 35 Cruise Speed: 19
Range: 3,500 Propulsion: Triple Waterjets
Source of technical information: www.superyachttimes.com

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