Sail training vessel Stella Polare (A 5313)
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|Namesake:||Stella Polare (Pole star ship)|
|Builder:||Cantiere Sangermani Chiavari (Genova)|
|Launched:||15 September 1965|
|Commissioned:||8 October 1965|
|Identification:||MMSI number: 912471184|
|Notes:||Pennant number A 5313|
|Tonnage:||48 t (47 long tons) full load|
|Beam:||4.89 m (16 ft 1 in)|
|Draught:||3.01 m (9 ft 11 in)|
|Speed:||7.0 knots (13.0 km/h; 8.1 mph) by engine prop|
|Range:||500 nmi (930 km; 580 mi) at 7.0 knots (13.0 km/h; 8.1 mph) (on engine prop)|
Designed by Sparkman & Stephens Designs New York City (United States), the world-famous yacht design firm, project 1505.1, Stella Polare for the RORC 1st class, is a Bermudan-rig yawl, built in wood, sister of Corsaro II, commissioned by Marina Militare to be used as a training ship for the students of the Italian Naval Academy in Livorno.
Original engine General Motors 471 (200 BHP) was then replaced by an FIAT AIFO engine as original Arona generator was replaced by an Onan model. Stella Polare is a training vessel for cadets of the Italian Naval Academy in Livorno, spending regular periods aboard.
Each year she embarks on a training cruise which often includes calls to various classic sailing rallies and regattas.
- "Stella Polare - Marina Militare". Marina.difesa.it. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
- "CORSARO II and STELLA POLARE : Sparkman & Stephens Designs 1505 and 1505.1" (PDF). Sparkmanstephens.info. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
Ship classes of the Italian Navy
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