Ghost 180 Superyacht: More Than What Meets The Eyes

By on December 22, 2009
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Ghost Yachts, a Dutch based yacht company, has recently introduced the G180 superyacht. This company worked closely with the Italian based yacht design company named Gloss Design on the project. The unique collaboration has resulted in the beautiful G180 superyacht. Ghost Yachts focused on the areas of engineering and basic technology surrounding the overall build of the water vessel. Gloss Design focused on the exterior and interior style of the luxury yacht. Here, you will learn about the G180 and what it brings to the yachting industry.

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The hull form of the G180 luxury yacht is considered to be a “fast displacement”. It is composed of pure steel while the superstructure itself was created with aluminum and also composites that are fully reinforced.

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The total length of the luxury yacht is an amazing one hundred eighty feet total. This is equivalent to fifty five meters. The unique waterline of the yacht ranks in at one hundred seventy five feet. The beam has a max measurement of thirty feet and the draft measures in at nearly ten feet. The overall displacement of the water vessel is seven hundred ten metric based tons.

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The G180 superyacht has a total tonnage of an amazing six hundred sixty nine GT. When it comes to fuel capacity, it can hold up to twenty nine thousand gallons. The fresh water level is an amazing capacity of five thousand and two hundred eighty five gallons. There are two main engines that power this luxury yacht. The first one is identified as the “MTU 12V4000 M70 2X168Okw” and the second is identified as the “MTU 20V4000 M73L 2X3600KW”. There is also a backup generator in place that is referred to as the “2X160KW”. The maximum speed produced by the main engine is estimated to be seventeen knots and the maximum speed of the second engine is said to be twenty three knots.

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When it comes to cruising speed, the Ghost 180 luxury yacht ranks in at an amazing fifteen knots with a total range of four thousand total nautical miles. This very large superyacht is able to successfully accommodate a crew of twelve individuals and the captain of the water vessel. In addition to this, it is able to support a total of twelve guests as well. This totals an amount of twenty five individuals. It is important to understand that all of the specifications of the G180 luxury yacht are considered to be preliminary when it comes to the creation process. These specifications may change over the course of time in which construction is being performed on the superyacht.

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Specification of the Ghost 180:

Type – Ghost 180
Hull type – Fast Displacement Hull Form
Hull material – Steel
Superstructure material – Aluminium and reinforced composites
Compliance – MCA code of practice LY2 – unrestricted
Classification – At owner’s advice
Length overall – 55mt / 180ft
Length waterline – 53.34mt / 175ft
Max beam – 9.20mt / 30ft
Draft – 3mt / 9.84ft
Displacement – 710 metric tons
Gross Tonnage –  669GT
Fuel capacity – 110.000 litres / 29.000 Gallons
Fresh water capacity – 20.000 litres / 5.285 Gallons
Main engines Spec A – MTU 12V4000 M70 2x1680KW
Main engines Spec B – MTU 20V4000 M73L 2x3600KW
Main generators – 2x160KW
Max speed Spec A – 17 knots
Max speed Spec B – 23 knots
Cruising speed – 15 knots
Range @ 15 knots – 4000 nautical miles
Guest accommodations – 12
Crew accommodations – 12+Captain

When evaluating the superstructure of the G180, you will notice that it exhibits a high level of sophistication and innovation as far as the design is concerned. There are unique angles that play to the actual shapes and contours of the water vessel as a whole. The surface and even the design are often referred to as “smooth” by those that are creating the mega yacht and by those that observe the design plans. When Ghost Yachts created the design scheme for the luxury yacht, they ensured that it would be ecologically correct. If you are seeking innovation, style, and clever designs, the Ghost 180 superyacht is likely to be a highly attractive luxury yacht.

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Related links:
Ghost Yachts
Gloss Design

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