Latest 42.5-metre Mengi Yay sailing yacht named L’AQUILA II

September 10, 2019

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Following the recent launch of 44m/144ft motor yacht PROJECT VIRTUS at the end of July 2019, Turkish shipyard Mengi Yay has released information on its latest sailing yacht, HULL NB99 a 42.5m/139ft vessel named L’AQUILA II.

Mengi Yay Sailing yacht L’Aquila II – render

Once completed, she will become the largest sailing yacht the shipyard has ever produced, beating 42m/137.8ft sailing yacht GWEILO for the title of flagship. S/Y L’AQUILA II was signed in May 2019 for a repeat client looking to upgrade from their current 34m/111.5ft sailing yacht, also named L’AQUILA.

Ginton Naval Architects has produced her naval architecture and exterior styling, while the interiors are the work of BTA Design. Over a 24-month build period she will be constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure with a delivery date expected in 2021. She will have a broad beam of 9m/29.5ft and a draft of 4m/13ft.

Sailing yacht L’Aquila II

The accommodation is designed to sleep 10 guests over five en-suite cabins, while the crew accommodation sleeps six.

In light wind conditions power is provided by a 911 HP Yanmar engine for a top speed of 14.6 knots and a cruising speed of 13.5 knots.

Mengi Yay recently launched 44m/144ft motor yacht PROJECT VIRTUS at the end of July 2019.



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