Benetti has just launchbenettied 60m (197ft) Formosa (FB255) at its Livorno shipyard. The project was sold in 2o12 by Fraser Yachts.

Formosa is a steel and aluminium motoryacht whose exterior styling and lines were all drawn in house at Benetti. She has five decks, a beam of 10.6 metres and a total volume of 1,060 gross tonnes.

The interior layout and design of the guest’s area were created by the Sinot Design Studio in close collaboration with the owner. The layout is articulated in five suites for up to ten guests, and sets aside one whole deck for the owner’s apartments. There is accomodation for a captain plus a crew of 14.

Formosa is powered by twin MTU 12V4000 M53 engines, developing 1,380 kwh at 1,800 rpm, and has a maximum speed of 16 knots, with a cruising speed of 15 knots. At the fuel saving speed of 12 knots, her range is 5,000 nautical miles.