August 17, 2012

New Model: Absolute 72 Fly

Absolute model number nineteen is its new flagship the expected 72 Fly, which takes its length and beam a bit further to the 2008 launched 70 STY.  We are speaking of centimeters here, but considering that only two years ago Absolute launched its first flybridge yacht with the 50 Fly it is impressive the great strives forward this Italian builder has made in its just celebrated first decade.  The Absolute 72 Fly is a flybridge motor yacht, and continues the Italian builder extensive use of window surfaces, and IPS pods propulsion available on all its models minus the 40 STC.  The interior of the 72 Fly presents itself with a spacious traditional below with four double cabins and three shower heads serving the guests.  The owners room is located to midships, VIP suite to fore, and two twin cabins in between.  A twin crew cabin, with a spacious shower head is located to aft.  On the main deck Absolute shows good thinking thanks to a single level plan, an open galley to port side, which with the aft bulk head separates itself from the saloon, and the view windows making for uninterrupted view from forward to back even when seated on the saloon.  The exterior areas are also a following to the latest trends from the C-shaped settee to fore deck, to the aft part of the flybridge which has a free area which can be equipped with a free hanging shower.  Power for the Absolute 72 Fly is twin Volvo 900hp with IPS pods propulsion which give a max speed of 31 knots, and a cruise of 24.       
Technical Data:
LOA - 21.95 m (72ft)
Length - 21.6 m
Beam - 5.65 m
Fuel Capacity - 3700 l
Water Capacity - 1000 l
Accommodation - 8 berths in 4 cabins, 2 crew berths in 1 cabins
Engines - 2 x Volvo D13 900hp
Propulsion - Volvo forward looking dual propeller pods IPS 1300
Speed - 24 knots cruise, 31 knots max estimates
Project - Absolute Research Lab; Angelo Gobbi and Sergio Maggi
Certification - CE B