A 48-foot yacht Khalilah model 48 SuperSport from the American shipyard Palmer Johnson absolutely unique in almost every element of the design.
It has an unusual nose with a reverse slope and pointed Bulba. Golden body is literally permeated with graceful lines, extending along the entire length and closer to the stern forming two underwater wing. And if the bulb provides for a smoother stroke, underwater wings are designed to provide an even better stability of the ship.
The body, wings and superstructure created on the basis of the Norwegian yard Brødrene and later transferred to the United States for further work by the shipyard Palmer Johnson. As the main material for the manufacture of the body used durable and lightweight carbon composite. It definitely adds to a yacht, points of uniqueness, because earlier projects of such scale with the use of carbon fiber was carried out.
The advantages of light weight and hydrodynamic characteristics of the 48 SuperSport is perfectly complemented by the two powerful engines diesel MTU 16V 2000 M94s. With their help it is a unique 48-metre vessel is able to reach speeds of 32 knots. Cruising speed is 15 knots.
Another unique feature of the 48 SuperSport is efficiency: according to Palmer Johnson, it consumes 50% less fuel than similar models from other categories of shipbuilders – about 500-600 liters per hour.
The design of the 48 SuperSport is designed to accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 9 people. Owner’s cabin with an area of about 67 sq. m. occupies a large part of the main deck. For the entertainment of passengers on Board there is a salon, movie theater, outdoor lounge area aft, a beach club, as well as stored in garage 7-metre tender.
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