With its 75.80 meters high mast, Perseus ^ 3, the 60-meter sailing sloop built by Perini Navi, is one of the tallest masts in the world.
With a boom that measures 23,40 meters in length composed of carbon fiber, the mast of Perseus ^ 3 is provided with a series of fixed rigging with carbon side, while for the stays of the bow and stern a combination of Carbon, Kevlar and PBO was adopted. Designed by naval architects Perini Navi in collaboration with Ron Holland, the new sloop, second copy of the series of 60 meters, features a unique load reading system, the Rig Load Monitoring System, which allows you to read constantly loads in action on the rig .
The set of sails Doyle who called this project “the most unique and challenging we have ever faced” reaches a total area of over 10,000 square meters and A2, one of the most asymmetric sails, with its 2,602 square meters is the largest sailing the world . For the management and control of this sail plan, Perseus ^ 3, mounts the new generation of captive winches and winders Perini Navi. During sea trials, Perseus 3 reached 16.2 knots with 21 knots of wind.