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Embodiment of elegance, clean and powerful lines that go together with the meticulous care of interior details to define a new level of luxury yachts. Designed both for excellent performance during sailing, Italia 13.98 ensures also the highest levels of comfort on board.
Fast and balanced, Italia 13.98 is easy to handle with great control and safety, even by a small crew. The ergonomics and lightness of maneuvers allow a perfect trim of the sails.
CONSTRUCTION Hull and deck are laminated foam sandwich with differentiated density PVC core; the unidirectional and biaxial E-glass fibres are laminated with vinylester resin. Plates are included in the structure to increase resistance where the deck hardware is mounted. The collar of the mast is structural. There is a structural carbon reinforced frame glued and laminated to the hull bottom.
The structural bulkheads of the Italia 13.98 are made of marine plywood 15 mm to 25 mm thick and are glued and gusseted to the hull and deck. The deck is glued and laminated to the hull. Hull and deck are finished in gelcoat; walkable areas are prepared with antiskid from the female mould. Cockpit benches and cockpit floor are covered with teak.
The keel is “T” shaped with a steel frame blade and the torpedo is lead with 3% antimony. The steel structure is enclosed in a fiberglass fairing in order to optimize the wing section.
The rudder blade is laminated glass with PVC core from a female mould. The aluminium alloy (anticorodal 6082) rudder stock is biconical. The steering wheel has dual steering cables with pedestals containing sprocket and chain. The quadrant is made of aluminum. The two wheels are 90 cm diameter and are made in fiberglass white painted. The stock bearings are self-aligning.
The cockpit is open aft but can be closed by a removable teak covered transom/swim platform comprising the ladder.
At the bow a windlass and chain locker are provided and, aft of this, a sail locker accessible from a separate hatch.
The access to the interior from the cockpit is through a sliding hatch and a vertical tablet closing in two pieces made of plexiglass. The pulpits are made of tubular stainless steel 25 mm diameter consisting of tethers for lifelines and supports for navigation lights. N° 5 stanchions are installed on each side. One locker for halyards is housed in the cockpit floor.
On deck are installed flush hatches and portholes with flyscreens and shades as standard:
The bow anchor arm is stainless steel and easily removable, designed for Delta anchor or similar; a windlass is provided that supports a calibrated chain 10 mm installed in the anchor locker.
The following self-tailing winches are provided:
“Reverse T” system with passage to the winches below deck including n° 7 ball bearing blocks, and the traveler is installed below deck level.
2 jib tracks 1.50 m long and ball bearing travelers are installed with the option to implement a barber hauler system.
Backstay adjustment system
Rod / Dyneema® backstay controlled by a hydraulic cylinder
Mast collar supplied
The following standard padeyes are provided, foldable, and fixed:
Halyards and Sheets
All sheets are made in Dyneema®
Mast with 2 spreaders anodized aluminum including conduits for the passage of electrical equipment, anchor light, navigation lights. Anodised aluminum boom with outhaul and double line reefing. The vang is telescopic. A boom light is available as optional.
9/10 fractional rig. Nitronic discontinuous rod rigging with turnbuckles. Under deck jib furler is standard. V1 chainplate is positioned on sheerline and D1 chainplate is placed on coach roof side for an easy forward-aft walkway.
The boat is equipped with a 55 hp diesel engine with sail-drive transmission and a 3-blade folding propeller complete with single lever control and instrument panel containing the counter and alarms for water temperature and oil pressure.
The engine compartment is accessible frontally from the saloon and laterally at the sides for the filters and the sea outlet at the foot. Acoustic insulation is positioned around the engine compartment.
The stainless steel fuel tank has a 240 L capacity including the overflow vent, inlet on deck, emergency stop valve, and oil level indicator.
The electrical system is 12V and feeds all utilities. All cables are suitable for nautical use according to the CE and run in special PVC conduits away from contact with the water. The electrical panel, located near the chart table, consists of a panel containing switches of the main utilities on board, such as navigation lights, electronic instruments, interior lights, radio, and VHF, etc. A 12V socket is provided in the chart table. In the boom, there is an LED light for cockpit illumination.
230V AC System includes
Interior standard lighting
LED navigation lights
Freshwater system hot and cold pressurized mixer comprising of bath with shower attachment and mixer in the kitchen, cap boarding deck, freshwater boiler 20 L with 230V power supply and connected to the motor, pump, n° 2 water tanks with a total capacity of 480 liters. A hot-cold shower is located in the cockpit near the opening transom
The bilge system is made up of a self-priming electric pump and a self-priming manual pump which can be operated from the cockpit.
Holding Tanks System
For each manual toilet, there is a holding tank with an automatic drainage system.
A gas supply is installed for the galley. This consists of a special compartment cylinder connected by a copper pipe. In the last stretch before connecting to the kitchen, the copper tube is replaced by a PVC pipe. A flow shut-off valve is installed close to the cylinder and close to the stove in the galley.
All interiors and bulkheads are veneered in wood with satin varnish and brushed white areas.
The “L” galley including cabinets and drawers, is composed of a three burner tilting stove/oven, n° 2 refrigerators capacity 125 L each, one with separate compressor and plate, n° 1 double stainless steel sink and with hot and cold water mixer.
The saloon is composed of a “C” sofa and a moulded teak table; on the opposite side there is provided a further sofa; ample storage space and cabinets to the sides.
Dedicated chart table with seat, stowage compartment and instrument panel.
The boat is complete with removable mattresses for berths, dinette seats and backs in polyurethane foam covered in different washable colours.
It is equipped with a large double bed, n° 2 wardrobes with shelves and hangers, a 4 drawer compartment under the bed for storage with access from the horizontal plane of the bed.
They are equipped with a large double bed and wardrobe with shelves and hanging space.
There are two bathrooms, one in the owner’s cabin with separate shower and one with access from the saloon and port aft cabin; both are in VTR and are provided with teak grating on the floor, mirror and cabinets and marine toilets. The sinks are provided with mixer tap and shower attachment to the aft head. A holding tank is provided for each bathroom.
Mainsail + jib: 124 sm (1.345 ft2)
Mainsail + gennaker: 226 sm (2.432 ft2)
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.