Gitana is a 48.18 m / 158′1″ luxury motor yacht. She was built by Feadship in 1997.
With a beam of 8.68 m and a draft of 4.99 m, she has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 499 tons.
She is powered by Caterpillar engines of 905 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 13 knots. Gitana's maximum range is estimated at 3100 nautical miles.
The motor yacht can accommodate 12 guests in 5 cabins with an interior design by John Munford and an exterior design by Guido De Groot.