Type: Bluewater Cruiser/Racer
Shipyard: Vitters Shipyacht
Hull: Carbon composite
LOA: 138 ft
Beam: 28 ft
Draft: 20 ft (keel up 13 ft)
Mast: 184 ft
Displacement: 163 t
A proven team of Cornelsen & Partner, Vitters Shipyacht, Tripp Design (naval architect) and Rhoades Young Design (interior) has joined forces for creation of this modern and fast blue water cruising yacht, delivered in 2011. At over 137.8 ft, SARISSA is the largest carbon yacht that has been built in the Netherlands. The hull was built at Vitters’ daughter company Green Marine in the UK.
SARISSA was designed to sail over the world with the owners and their family, while also taking part in superyacht regattas: spear fishing in the Pacific, racing to Hobart, and exploring remote parts of the world.
The design of this high performance globetrotter is modern and sportive, featuring vertical hull portlights and a sleek deckhouse. The main sheet arch keeps the cockpit clear of flying ropes. A private cockpit aft can be filled up with water and used as a kid’s pool.
The interior is a compelling blend of warm, dark tones of rosewood and leather, light oak and elegant cherry wood. A unique feature is the open space that combines the lower salon, dining room and galley. This can be separated by a sliding wall which disappears in the furniture when stowed away.
The lightweight construction is enhanced by carbon rig with continuous carbon rigging and a lifting keel. This is one of the yachts, where sailing performance really is an attribute and not just a label. Conceived as a fast family cruiser, she is a pleasure to sail and hold her own on any race course.