Wednesday, 9 May 2012
STP hoists the biggest yacht ever lifted in the Balearic Islands
STP-Servicios Técnicos Portuarios have hoisted Aglaia the biggest yacht ever lifted out of the water in the Balearic Islands
The 66-metre, 560-tonne super-sloop Aglaia also possesses the second longest (at 83 metres) mast in the
The yachts captain, Marc Stevens, considered that safety must come first for big boats like this one and that is why he chose STP for hoisting this spectacular super-sloop.
Safety measures are a core value for the yard, whose premises have recently been upgraded to meet the highest standards of quality and innovation.
Having worked with the facility since 2008, Aglaia's captain confirmed that he has every confidence in the STP team's professionalism - all the more so since the intricate job of hoisting her was carried off successfully.
After first being launched in September 2011 the sailing yacht moored at STP to have all the operations
to improve the rigging mechanisms carried out, and now she's been lifted out of the water for antifouling painting, work on her superstructure, and other servicing.
STP-Servicios Técnicos Portuarios (Harbour Technical Group) is part of the IPM Group of recreational sailing sector companies in Mallorca, Ibiza and Valencia, which manages marinas and boatyards, including Marina Port de Mallorca and Varadero Valencia, along with others.