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Italia 15.98 standard

The Italia 15.98, here in "standard" version, is a 52’5” monohull sailboat designed by Matteo Polli and Maurizio Cossutti. She was built by Italia Yachts (Italy) and made of sandwich PVC / fiberglass / vinylester with galvanised steel frame. The production started in 2014 .

The Italia 15.98 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Shoal draft.

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Italia 15.98's   Main Features
Model Italia 15.98
Version Standard
Type of hull Monohull
Category Offshore cruiser-racer sailboat
Shipyard
Designer Matteo Polli
Maurizio Cossutti
Construction Hull and deck:
sandwich PVC / fiberglass / vinylester with galvanised steel frame
First built hull 2014
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Keel :
T-shaped keel (with bulb)
Helm 2 wheels
Rudder 1 spade rudder
Cockpit Open aft cockpit with closing system
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) About
690 000
(2017)
Italia 15.98's   Main dimensions
Length overall 54’ 6”
Hull length 52’ 5”
Beam (width) 15’ 11”
Draft 9’ 6”
Light displacement 34833 lbs
Italia 15.98's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 1894 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 3444 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi 9/10
Rotating spars No
Mast position Keel stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum (carbon fiber as an option)
Standing rigging Single-strand (ROD) discontinuous
Number of levels of spreaders 3
Spreaders angle Swept-back
IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) 70’ 6”
JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) 17’ 7”
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 68’ 2”
EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) 24’ 7”
Italia 15.98's   Performances
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
27.95
Downwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
50.82
Italia 15.98's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine (min/max) 75 HP / 110 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 158.5 gal
Italia 15.98's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) (min/max) 2 / 5
Berth(s) (min/max) 4 / 12
Head(s) (min/max) 2 / 3
Fresh water tank capacity 184.9 gal
Water heater capacity 13.2 gal
Fridge/ice-box capacity 74 gal
Italia 15.98's   Saloon
Saloon table length 4’ 7”
Saloon table width 2’ 10”

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