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Alloy Yachts "Kokomo" is launched

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    Dec 22, 2002
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    The 52m (170ft) sloop Kokomo, was launched on 12th July at Alloy Yachts International, Auckland New Zealand .The yacht commenced construction in August 2004. She has a beam of 10.2m (33.5ft), draws 4.9m (16.1ft) and has a design displacement of 340 tonnes. The main engine is a 1200hp Caterpillar 3412E with on board systems supported by two 90kw Northern Lights Generators. Her range is approx 5900nm at 10 knots.

    Managing Director Tony Hambrook commented that Kokomo, is the third yacht over 50m built by the Company with another currently under construction. The design from Dubois Naval Architects was for a high performance aluminium sloop with spacious interiors and extensive accommodation. The Redman Whiteley Dixon designed interior includes a large saloon and formal dining area for up to 10 guests. The timberwork throughout the yacht is walnut and wenge

    Kokomo has a Southern Spars 63.4m (209ft) carbon fibre mast, with roller boom furling. The rig includes a crow’s nest which travels 30m (98ft) above the deck. Sails are handled by captive and vertical winches designed and built by Alloy Yachts. Accommodation includes an owner’s suite and four guest suites. Forward, the crew’s quarters contain five cabins all with en-suite facilities for up to 10 crew. The comprehensive flybridge is accessed from the aft cockpit.

    Kokomo carries two tenders, on the foredeck is a Castoldi Jet 21 and a Castoldi Jet 14 is stowed in the Lazarette. Kokomo is built to Lloyds Classification and The Large Yacht Code LY2.

    For further information contact:

    Alloy Yachts

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