Three su­pery­acht de­signs in one

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Royal Huis­man has col­lab­o­rated with Fr­ers Naval Ar­chi­tec­ture to pro­duce a 130ft sail­ing su­pery­acht con­cept called PURA which com­bines many of the ben­e­fits of a full cus­tom boat, with the time, cost and con­ve­nience ad­van­tages of a re­peat­able de­sign.

PURA has proven de­sign and en­gi­neer­ing – 80% of the yacht is al­ready done, in­clud­ing rig, sailplan, keel, propul­sion, struc­ture and hy­draulics.

Ex­am­ples of suc­cess­ful re­peat­able su­pery­acht de­signs in­clude those by Wally, Nau­tor’s Swan and Hoek De­sign’s Truly Clas­sic. Th­ese have all in­volved a rel­a­tively uni­form aes­thetic look. For PURA, Mani Fr­ers has drawn three very dif­fer­ent­look­ing ver­sions, with clas­sic, retro or modern per­for­mance styles. Cus­tomi­sa­tion comes from the fact Fr­ers can cre­ate dif­fer­ent bow and stern pro­files, hull sheer and su­per­struc­ture shapes, while the in­te­rior is open to in­di­vid­ual choice.

PURA hull and su­per­struc­ture de­signs can be sim­ply clas­sic...

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