Length 29m (96ft)
Builder Broward
Built 1957
Guests 6 in 3 cabins

Broward’s first yacht commission came in 1954, built for $500,000 ($4.5 million equivalent 2017). The 96’ ALISA V (now MISS KIRA) was the largest motor yacht launched in the US in decades according to Time Magazine.

The launch of MISS KIRA established Broward’s position in the world of megayacht construction and the vessels that followed were the start of a tradition of building wooden motoryachts based on the timber lamination techniques. 

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Special features

  • MISS KIRA was the first yacht commissioned by Broward shipyard
  • Built in 1957, she was the largest yacht launched in the US in decades at the time
  • MISS KIRA has a wooden hull
  • She boasts beautiful woodwork throughout
  • MISS KIRA is a historical piece of yachting history

Specification MISS KIRA


Guests 6
Staterooms 3
Crew 4

Construction & Design

Built 1957
Builder Broward
Exterior Designer John Wells

Dimensions & Materials

Length 29.26m (96'00")
Beam 6m (19'08")
Draft 2.03m (6'08")
Gross Tonnage 147 GT
Hull Material Wood

Performance & Engines

Cruising speed 14 Knots
Max speed 16 Knots
Cruise range 2,000 nm
Range 2,000 nm
Engines 2 x Cummins 
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Class & Flag

Flag U.S.A.
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Deck Plans MISS KIRA