Istanbul-based shipyard, Mengi Yay Yachts, have announced the delivery of their 41.87-metre sailing yacht L’Aquila to her owner. L’Aquila was launched in April earlier this year and stayed at the Pendik Marina to complete her final outfittings and sea trials.Photo: Mengi YayThe sailing yacht L’Aquila features naval architecture and exterior design by Ginton Naval Architects, and interior styling by Rush Design. She has a steel hull and an aluminium composite superstructure. L’Aquila can sleep up-to 10 guests across a master stateroom, two VIPs, and two twins. She can accommodate six crew between four crew cabins.
The colour theme set by L’Aquila’s elegant navy-blue hull continues below her decks, to compliment the exterior. She features spacious exterior seating to provide a relaxing environment for her guests, and stairs to access the sea at her stern.Photo: Mengi YayPerformance-wise, L’Aquila is powered by twin Yanmar 6AYM-WGT L-Rated 911 horsepower diesel engines and can reach a speed of 14.5 knots.