Lurssen Yachts Splashes New 87m Superyacht ACE (Germany)

Lürssen Yachts has introduced the first new launch of 2012 after the 87m superyacht ACE hit the water at the leading shipyard’s facilities in Rendsburg yesterday. Formerly dubbed Project ROCKY, this outstanding 87m superyacht was drawn by leading UK designer Andrew Winch to a distinctive cutting-edge style which will undoubtedly be turning heads across the world.

Not only is this formidably sized superyacht the first launch of 2012, but the first new entrant of this year’s Top 100 Largest Yachts in the World listing at number 48.

Technical Specifications:

Length – 285′ (87.00 m)

Beam – 47’7” (14.5 m)

Draft – 13’1” (4 m)

Year – 2012

Material – Steel

Engine Details – 2 x MTU 16V 4000s

Accommodations

Owner & Guests 12 / Cabins 6

Lurssen has remained a family-run German shipyard since its inception in 1875 and is now in its fourth generation of private ownership. The company was founded by Friedrich Lurssen with a desire to create a leading shipyard in both quality and performance. With headquarters in Bremen-Vegesack and five building yards in north Germany, Lurssen Yachts is responsible for building some of the world’s finest luxury yachts between 60 and 200 m, and can claim to have produced the world’s first motor yacht in 1886.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, January 17, 2012; Image: lurssen

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