The Adastra yacht was built by McConaghy in 2012. She is designed by Shuttleworth Design.
She was launched in China on 11th April 2012. According to her builder: “ the yacht is the result of careful design, planning, and discussion with the owners, to build a yacht that meets the needs of a very experienced ocean voyaging couple and their family, and to provide the level of comfort and style that would be expected in a yacht of this class and size. “
The motor yacht is powered by Caterpillar engines. Her max speed is 23 knots. Her cruising speed is 16 knots. She has a range of more than 3000 nm.
Adastra takes the power trimaran concept further than has ever been attempted before. To reduce weight the Superstructure is carbon fiber with Nomex honeycomb core, the hull is Glass/Kevlar foam sandwich and the interior is lightweight oak cabinetry using honeycomb panels.
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