Perini Navi Group has delivered a 60m sloop, the second yacht in the Perini Navi 60m series. Perseus3 is designed by Perini Navi naval architects in collaboration with Ron Holland. The yacht was launched in late June, 2014. 

Significant effort has been spent on the development of the hull lines and on board technology. Perseus3 represents the technical step forward in the 60m series, a progression of aluminium vessels below 500gt. 

Perseus3 features an innovative twin rudder control system. For the first time, a Perini yacht is equipped with a carbon bowsprit, coupled with a large main sail (840 sqm), this makes her total sail area 30 per cent larger than the 60m ketch that preceded her. The larger downwind sailing area gained by the bowsprit, in tandem with her sizeable 75m carbon fibre mast and standing rigging, provide Perseus3 with enhanced downwind performance.

Perseus^3 showcases the next generation of captive winches and furlers. The jib winches pull a maximum load of 30 tonnes and have a maximum line speed of 40 metres per minute. Variable speed electric motors and furlers, synchronised by the automated sail handling system helps to improve furling and deploying speeds whilst reducing the tacking and jibing time by over 75%. 

Builder: Perini Navi Group
LOA: 60m
Hull: Aluminium
Superstructure: Aluminium
Exterior Designer: Perini Navi
Interior Designer: Perini Navi
Gross tonnage: 498
Launch: June 2014
Projected delivery: April 2015

A third yacht in the series is scheduled to be delivered in 2015. 

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