Ice Yachts 62 Targa

Ice Yachts 62 Targa

Ice Yachts 62 Targa, modern classic racer cruiser

Sailing boat

26/09/2022 - 20:43
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The Ice Yachts boatyard presents in the market the new Ice 62, an innovative fast cruise dedicates to passionate and competent owners that seek enjoyment and strong emotions at the helm. Built with highly innovative materials and advanced construction techniques the Ice 62 is in a league of its own in all that regards performance, design, comfort on board, and ability to take on even the toughest conditions at sea. Excellent for demanding cruises and regattas.

Derived from the powerful lines of the Ice 62 Targa, with a mix of contents taken from the shipyard’s models 60 'and 70'.

The project has been realized by Felci Yacht Design and the production is done in the historic site of Yacht 2000, a construction yard that has had over thirty years of experience and has completed more than 80 prestigious maxi-yachts.

The hydrodynamics are nothing less than impressive. The water lines allow the Ice 62 to glide at very high speeds due to its max beam of 5.20 m and the carefully studied appendages also grant the yacht great upwind capabilities: the Ice 62 shows no problem in taking on the wind coming from extremely narrow angles.

To guarantee this level of performance are the advanced technologies used in the construction process and the elevated skill of the artisans who have great experience and expertise in their field.

Ice Yachts 62 Targa

TECHNICAL DATA TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS                                                     

The boat weight weighs 79 tons, 25% less than the average boat in the same category; has almost 220 m2 of sail surface when going upwind and great stability thanks to the shape and the weigh/keel ratio.

The hull and deck of the boat are laminated with a sandwich infusion technique using a glass-carbon fiber composite material and PVC foam core with different densities and thicknesses which has been chosen as it allows to sustain several strains.

The localized reinforcements are made with unidirectional and biaxial carbon fiber beams. The structures (bulkheads and floors) are either longitudinal or traverse and are made of glass-carbon fiber with PVC foam cores at various densities all entire vacuum sandwich is laminated in epoxy. The chainplates of shrouds, forestay, and backstay are composite and steel made.

Ice Yachts 62 Targa

INTERIOR

Offered in two versions, the interiors are the shipyard’s interpretation of how the enjoyment of living onboard and the Italian style can be combined making it pleasurable to spend a long time offshore. All the cabins are comfortable and refined, with the right ventilation and complete with large lockers to stow personal belongings.

All this is executed in a clean and modern style with extensive use of solid wood. The design of the furniture and the orientation of the wood veneer provides a luxurious and refined interior without losing the typical offshore elements.

The fin is made of high-performance Weldox steel and the numerically controlled offer the advantage of reducing the weight of the ballast in percentage terms and therefore decreasing the total displacement of the boat, with the same righting moment.

Characteristic in both versions is the forward owner’s cabin which is very spacious and has a wide shower that faces directly into the cabin.

Ice Yachts 62 Targa

DECK

The deck takes from the recent projects of Felci Yacht Design, combining simplicity and style with technology and efficiency. The steering wheel is in a forward position for an optimal view and the sails and direct control over the mainsheet even when the boat is lean. The large area at the stern is clear of equipment and can be fitted with cushions for extra comfort. The transom can be opened to offer comfortable support for sea bathing and provides access to a large garage where it is possible to stow a 10,82 ft tender without deflating it. The cockpit is purposely oversize and it is characterized by large benches and backrests plus the possibility of having a dining table.

Ice Yachts 62 Targa

The wide but discrete windows of the coachroof along with the large portholes provide unrivaled interior lighting giving it a pleasant brightness.

The low freeboards make the hull elegant and slender, and the large windows on the sides,

along with those coachroofs provide a remarkable brightness to the interior, with points of view at different levels.

The boat deck is completely clean and it is equipped with an electric roller-furler jib, fitted below the deck and fixed bowsprit with anchor and gennaker tack.

Ice Yachts 62 Targa

BUILDING PROCESS

Years of experience in advanced composites aimed at offshore sailing led Ice Yachts shipyards to select the best materials and the most efficient techniques. Ice Yachts are entirely manufactured at our facilities in order to ensure the highest quality: everything from the laying of the carbon skin to tightening the last bolt is carefully checked by the shipyard’s experts

Great performances are guaranteed by the advanced technologies used in construction and the quality of the craftsmanship. These are the qualities that have allowed the famous shipyard to win the most important offshore races such as ARC Atlantic Rally, Giraglia,  the Antigua Sailing Week the 500x 2, and many others however the Ice 62 also to offers wonderful and relaxing family cruisers at the same time. Years of experience in advanced composites and offshore sailing led us to select the best materials and the most refined construction techniques. Ice Yachts are entirely manufactured in our facilities in order to ensure the highest quality and everything from the laying of the carbon skin to tightening the last bolt is carefully checked by our experts. The hull and deck of the boat are laminated with a sandwich infusion technique using a glass-carbon fiber composite material with an epoxy resin and PVC foam core with different densities and thicknesses. The use of a 3-step infusion process (infusion on the outer skin, vacuum bonded Corel infusion on the inner skin) has been chosen because it allows obtaining optimal control of the laminate.

The localized reinforcements are made with unidirectional and biaxial carbon fiber beams. The structures (bulkheads and floors) are either longitudinal or traverse and are made of glass-carbon fiber with PVC foam cores at various densities all entire vacuum sandwich is laminated in epoxy. The chainplates of shrouds I forestay and backstay are composite and steel made.

Ice Yachts 62 Targa

CONSTRUCTION: TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS

Hull and deck are laminated with infusion technique, in a sandwich of composite materials using glass-carbon fibers with epoxy resin and PVC foam core with different densities and thicknesses.

The use of one step infusion process (infusion on the outer skin, vacuum bonded core, infusion on the inner skin) was chosen because it allows obtaining optimal control of the laminate with a maximum percentage of the final resin equal to

35-40%; thereto-re, necessary to obtain minimum weight and maximum mechanical

properties of the laminate.

The localized reinforcements are made with unidirectional and biaxial carbon fibers. The structures either longitudinal or transverse (bulkheads and floors) are entirely vacuum laminated in an epoxy sandwich using glass-carbon fibers and PVC foam cores at various densities.

The chainplates of shrouds, forestay, and backstay are composite and steel made.

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