This Carbon Sailing Yacht Is 70 Feet of Seafaring Luxury

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Germany's YYachts (yes, that's how it's spelled) combined the extreme comfort with competitive sailing performance in its newest model: the Y7. 

The Ladebow-based watercraft company teamed up with world-renowned naval architect Bill Tripp to design the swanky ship. 

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Thanks to 300 square meters of canvas and a total weight of 29 tons—on the light side, by yachting standards—the 70-foot-long vessel can sail in even the slightest of wind without firing up the dual, 75-horsepower Volvo Penta engines. 

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Despite its formidable size, the Y7 can also be manned by one helmsman at any given time, as all halyards, sheets and stretchers can be controlled with the steering columns. 

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The deck is arranged like a home patio, with two weatherproof, five-person couches positioned across from on another and two modern wood tables in between. In the rear, a jet ski or other water toy up to 11 feet in length can be launched from the garage with help from the carbon fiber mast.  

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But when its time to drop anchor, a totally modular gallery offers a luxurious indoor retreat with a "Scandinavian-warm" atmosphere. 

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A living room, kitchenette, master bedroom, guest bedroom and bathroom can be configured in five different floor plans, each of which feature with high-quality smoked or bleached oak wood fittings developed by Milanese and Copenhagen craftsmen. 

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If you're interested in looking more closely at the Y7, visit YYachts' website to take a virtual tour or commission your own. 

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