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News: Motor yacht PEGASO 73m a superyacht launched in Spain by Freire Shipyard

March 19, 2010 by john
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Motor yacht PEGASO is 73m a steel explorer (expedition) style superyacht launched in 2010 and built by the Spanish shipyard Freire Shipyard.

Merijn de Waard, one of the Dutch superyacht enthusiasts over at SYT, reports that the superyacht PEGASO was built for a well known Mexican businessman, a luxury yacht owner who is to utilize his new large private motor yacht for Oceanographic research.

However details are scarce and the 73.31 metre yacht PEGASO has been a secrete yacht new build project from its inception at the Freire Shipyard in Spain in Vigo. Nevertheless it is believed that the motor yacht has a submarine hangar for a 9 metre submarine.

Interestingly, superyacht Pegaso is now the biggest luxury yacht constructed in Spain, moving into first position ahead of the now second place yacht Adix at 64 m, the 61 metre Absin the and the 55 m sailing yacht Elena. Later in 2010 Marin LuxurYachts, builder of Elena is also due to launch a 60 metre superyacht for a Spanish owner.

PEGASO has a steel hull and was Freire Shipyard hull number 700. She was designed by the British studio H2 Yacht Design and her naval architecture by BMT Nigel Gee and Associates. Yacht PEGASO will have a cruising speed of 17 knots giving her a range of 10.000 nautical miles.

BMT Nigel Gee, based in Southampton, UK, is one of the world’s largest independent design consultancies offering a vast portfolio of services for advanced and specialised ships and boats, from initial concept to detailed design. They support designers and stylists from the conceptual design stages with naval architecture, concept engineering and proof of concept feasibility studies through to detailed design and shipyard support.

H2 Yacht Design was established in 1994 specialising in the interior design and exterior styling of superyachts. The director Jonny Horsfield and Senior Consultant Steve Howard, have between them over 30 years experience in the yacht industry during which time they have been involved in over 100 superyacht projects. The H2 design team offers a wealth of expertise in every aspect of yacht design together with a vast library of fabrics, finishes and fittings making them ideally placed to fulfill the diverse needs and requirements of their clients.

For more information on yacht PEGASO contact the Freire Shipyard http://www.freireshipyard.com/

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