Columbus 40SH
73m Global Explorer
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The evolution of the “Pocket Explorer””

In 2010 Hydro Tec was asked by the shipyard to design and engineer a yacht to conquer a niche market and battle the financial crisis. The Darwin Class became instantly successful with numerous units sold in the first three years of the shipyard.

Project n. / Reference:
M/Y Darwin 96’ SH
Cantiere delle Marche 
Building Material:
Main Dimension and Data:
Lenght [m]: 30.17
Lenght, WL [m]: 27.5
Beam Maximum [m]:7.5
Depth [m]:4.0
Draught, at full load [m]:2.30
Disp., at full load [t]:235
Tank Capacity:
Fuel Oil [l]:46.000
Fresh Water [l]:3.200
Power and Speed:
Main engines:2xMTU 8V2000M72 (2x720kW @ 2250 rpm) 
Generators:2 x 50 Kw
Speed, max [kn]:14
Speed, cruise [kn]:13
Range, at 10 kn [nm]:5500
Hydro Tec Contribution:
Naval Architecture
Exterior design