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Better Place

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OVERVIEW

Better Place is the world’s largest sloop in carbon fiber and the first Green Star sailing yacht. 

Her aggressive and sleek lines reflect her performance DNA, and associated with the proven Wally easy-sailing system result into a truly Fast and Easy sailing megayacht.  
She introduces innovative concepts in round-the-world mega cruisers: big volumes associated with ultra-light displacement (250 tons only), latest diesel electric propulsion system, staysail simplified system, deckhouse with full height windows, uniquely large open-air living areas, raised bulwark, aft owner’s suite with portholes and hatches on 4 sides and direct access to Terrace-on-the-sea. 
The fast and simplified Wally 50m  uniquely offers high performance in all conditions, as well as plenty of storage and large living areas exceeding 300 m2 inside and  400 m2 outside.
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TECHNICAL

Year 2012
Length overall 50,50 m
Length waterline 44,80 m
Maximum beam 10,25 m
Draught 4,60 - 6,50 m
Displacement 240 t
Sail area 1.100 m2
Accommodation 10 guests + 10 crew
Naval architecture Tripp Design Naval Architecture
Exterior design Wally / Wetzels Brown Partners
Interior design Wetzels Brown Partners
Construction Wally Europe, Italy
Certification MCA
Mast and boom Hall Spars, furling boom
Rigging PBO
Engine Siemens diesel-electric
Generator Caterpilar C7 - Siemens