Azimut Yachts in the present day held a digital unveiling of its new 53, exhibiting the just-launched motoryacht operating laborious off the coast of La Spezia, Italy. The 53 is distinguished by a number of options, together with a superstructure that designer Alberto Mancini created to appear like it’s “floating,” in addition to a sq. bow that gives extra social house on the entrance of the yacht.
“We made the many of the space between the fly and superstructure,” says Mancini, referring to the massive clear black band across the flybridge. “That gave us extra leeway with what I name ‘horizontal structure,’ giving us a wraparound function that appears like a floating flybridge.”
The flybridge itself is designed for a big celebration of friends, with lounges, seating and a full higher galley to make the most effective use of the highest deck. It additionally has a canvas bimini that retracts when the boat runs at pace. The bow additionally has a cloth cowl that may be deployed with carbon poles, masking the massive ahead lounges.
The primary salon is an open, ethereal design, with a stage ground, wraparound home windows alongside the edges offering pure gentle, and glorious headroom. Azimut’s designers paid shut consideration to particulars like supplementing the salon with further cabinetry and guaranteeing the full-height fridge and range didn’t impinge upon the salon’s open really feel.
Precision in design additionally prolonged to the decrease deck, from the VIP visitor stateroom to the second visitor stateroom with twins (and house for a washer/dryer). The complete-beam master bedroom was positioned amidships, the place the boat is widest, with its personal walk-in closet and a number of cupboards. All three staterooms have their very own heads. The 53 additionally has a rear captain’s cabin.
“Nearly all of the hull below-decks is devoted to the proprietor and visitor lodging,” mentioned Federico Lantero, Azimut’s product advertising and marketing director.
The 53 is powered by twin 725 hp Volvo Penta IPS engines, which supplies it a high finish of 31 knots and a cruising pace of 27 knots. The 53 additionally comes with the Seakeeper 9 gyro stabilizer to maintain roll to a minimal for consolation at anchor.