Superyacht A in Akureyri

Written by Charl van Rooy

Superyacht A in Akureyri, Iceland

The iconic 119 metre superyachtA, built by German shipyard Blohm & Voss in 2008 is currently spending time around the Nordic island of Iceland. Her Philippe Strack design has long since been an industry-wide topic met with mixed opinions about the end result. She is powered by two 6,035hp MAN diesel engines propelling her to speeds up to 23 knots. She boasts an incredible range of 4250nm while maintaining her top speed. Her owner has since commissioned a second yacht, namedSailing Yacht A. The new yacht measures 142.8 metres in length with three towering carbon fibre masts which will assist propelling the vessel.

Photo by Adalsteinn Svan Hjelm

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