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Raffaella II achieves cruising speed of 22 knots on seatrials


Brazilian superyacht builder MCP Yachts' latest launch, the Hemisphere 140 Raffaella II has been undergoing seatrials. The yard has credited Seatorque Control Systems for contributing to the outstanding performance during these trials.

Incorporating Seatorque’s unique enclosed drive shaft system, the 43-meter aluminum vessel, powered by twin Caterpillar C32 1825 HP engines, achieved a top cruising speed of 22 knots during sea trials with an 85 percent load and 167 metric tons displacement, reported MCP president Manoel Chaves. The vessel features a pair M3-400 single-piece Seatorque shaft systems, each 22 feet in length, accommodating the vessel’s four-inch diameter shafts.

Seatorque Control Systems
Jana Stolper
+1 772 220 3020

MCP Yachts
+55 13 3354-2169
[email protected]

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