Fado is a custom sailing yacht launched in 2007 by Southern Wind Shipyard.
Southern Wind Shipyard was founded in 1991 by the Italian entrepreneur Willy Persico, the current Managing Director. The headquarter where yachts are produced is in Cape Town, South Africa, in the industrial zone, a few kilometres from the International Airport and it spreads over a 17.000 sqm area, of which 12.000 sqm under roof.
Fado measures 30.20 metres in length, with a max draft of 3.60 metres and a beam of 6.70 metres.
Fado has a composite hull with a composite superstructure.Her exterior design and interior design is by Nauta Design.
Born in 1985 and acting initially as a yard, Nauta Yachts presented a style and an idea to the market which proved instantly successful, as they designed and built semi-custom sailing yachts, both innovative and soberly elegant. They produced sailing yachts which were both innovative at that time and featuring timeless beauty, such as the Nauta 54’, 70’ and 65’ semi-custom series.
Fado also features naval architecture by Farr Yacht Design.
Fado accommodates up to 6 guests in 3 cabins.
Fado has a hull NB of SW 100 DS / 4.