Category:Corsaro II

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Italy Marina Militare

Type Yacht
Ship class Yawl
Built by Costaguta Shipyard, Genoa
Launch date
Completion date January 5, 1961
Length overall 20.9 m (22.9 yd)
Beam 4.7 m (5.1 yd)
Draft 2.9 m (3.2 yd)
Displacement 47 t ( 104368.2  lb)
Main engine Iveco AIFO
Speed 7 knots

History

*Pennant number: A 5316
  • Sail number: ITA 1643
  • International designation: IADC
  • Sail surface: 700 m²
  • Sail surface upwind: 205 m²
  • Main mast: 25 m
  • Mizzen mast: 12.11 m
  • Corsaro II (A 5316) is a yacht of the RORC 1st class in use by the Navy Officers for sail training and racing. Aboard can accommodate 16 persons. First Commander of the ship was Agostino Straulino who won the Olympic Games of 1952 in the class Star. In 1961 Corsaro II was the only naval ship to join in the Los Angeles - Honolulu classifying sixth in real time. In 1962 participated in the Newport – Bermuda with 138 boats arriving at the sixth place, and in the Torbay – Rotterdam arriving first in the class. In 1963 participated in: Annapolis – Newport, Newport – Plymouth (second place), the Channel Race and the Fastnet Race. In 1964 took part in the Lisbon – Canaries – Bermuda reaching the first place. In 1965 participated in the Buenos Aires – Rio de Janeiro then sailed to Sidney racing in local regatta. The following year sailed from Sidney to San Diego coming to Italy. From then on the Corsaro II participated mainly in the Mediterranean sea with home port in La Spezia.

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