The ISA 390...

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The ISA 390...

Design

International Shipyards Ancona (ISA), the Italian motoryacht builder and refit/service centre, has released the first drawings of its ISA 390 concept.

AUGUST 2007

Designed by Andrea Vallicelli and with an interior scheme suggestion by Studio Massari, this semi-custom steel/aluminium sports smooth, clean lines and a beach-club stern secreted behind those unusual transom windows.
The ISA 390 specification includes twin C32 Cats, which will provide a maximum speed of 15 knots. With 59.000 litres of fuel aboard her range would be around 2,900nm at a 13-knot cruise.

Basic spec – ISA 390...
LOA: 39.00m (128ft)
LWL: 34.00m (112ft)
Max Beam: 8.00m (26ft 3in)
Draught (Full Load): 2.40m (7ft 10in)
Displacement (Full Load): 343 tonnes
Maximum Speed: 15 knots
Cruising Speed: 13 knots
Main Engines: 2 x C32 Caterpillars, 1,300hp (970kW) @ 1,800rpm
Main Generator: Onan 80kW
Fuel: 59,000 litres (15,600 US gals)
Exterior Styling: Andrea Vallicelli
Naval Architecture: ISA
Construction: Steel/Aluminium
Classification: Lloyd’s Register
Compliance: RINA/MCA

A Yachting Investors Group company, ISA is bearing up well in these testing times. It has two of its 36.6m (120ft) composite ISA 120s close to delivery and three steel/aluminium displacement projects between 50-63m (164-207ft) at various stages of construction, as well as four significant superyacht refit projects.
Plus it regularly plays host to Wally – Wally Europe in Fano makes use of the yard for its launchings.
Since it was established in ’01 ISA has delivered 25 new-build motoryachts. Presently it employs 160 full-time; the average employee is 39 years old.
The yard recently earned Bureau Veritas QHSE-SR/OHSAS conformity approval as regards health and safety management.

For more, www.isayachts.com.

© Phil Draper