July 31, 2009

New Model: Azimut 53 Flybridge

Azimut Yachts presented its new 53 of the Flybridge Range during its third Yachting Gala which for this year was show cased as the first edition at Marina di Varazze. The Azimut Benetti Group has made it a tradition to present new models during its Yachting Gala organized for its clients. The new model presented at the 2009 Gala continues the foundation of offering new hull color themes after the green used for the 58, the different blue for the 70, now is the turn for an ocean purple for the 53. The 53 will surprise the competition in its size offering a package similar to the 58 all in a slightly smaller offer. The saloon is of a similar size, with the helm being located to starboard with a double seated helm station. The three double guest cabins are also of similar concept to the 58. With a full beam owners cabin with en suite to port side and a breakfast table, two by single berths guest cabin to starboard, VIP cabin to fore, and guest shower head. There is also an optional crew cabin with head aft. Azimut also say the flybridge of the 53 is the largest in its size of boat. Power will be from twin Cats 715hp each, with max speeds of 31 knots and cruising of 28. The 53 Flybridge is one of eight new models to be presented by the World famous Italian builder for its fourteenth anniversary, which will include a new entry level 38 footer, up to the bigger 100 Leonardo.
Technical Data:
LOA - 16.7 m (54.7ft)
Length Hull - 16.4 m
Beam - 4.74 m
Draft - 1.35 m
Displacement - 27 t
Fuel Capacity - 2340 l
Water Capacity - 590 l
Accommodation - 6 guest berths in 3 cabins, 2 heads, 1 crew cabin with head
Engines - 2 x Cats C12 Acert Compact 715hp
Speed - 31 knots max, 28 knots cruising
Design - Stefano Righini exterior, Carlo Galeazzi interior
Hull - vee shape with 21 degrees midship, 12 degrees deadrise aft
Certification - CE B

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