Pachamama is an Inca word that means much more than “Mother Earth”. It suggests a lifestyle in harmony with nature.
Pachamama, the 50 feet aluminium sloop designed by Bernard Nivelt serves as a reference for the cruising world:
The design objective and concept of Pachamama was to develop a vessel that can operate sustainably and fully autonomously (renewable energies) with maximum safety in the toughest marine environments. With Pachamama, we set new limits and give another example that great goals can be achieved in harmony with nature.
Several world-leading companies around the globe are participating to outfit Pachamama with state of the art technologies and products.
- Name: Pachamama
- Radio call sign: HBY3769
- Model: Saranaia 50 from CN Locmeral in France, build in 2000
- Material: Aluminium
- Length of hull: 15.15 m
- Breadth: 4.57 m
- Draught: 2.37 m
- Displacement: 13’000 kg
- Sails: main (68.5 m2), genoa (85 m2), gib (39.5 m2)
- Mast: 19.65 m
- Good accommodation for 8 people in 4 double cabins
- Speed record: 18 kn