With its taut and sporty lines, the new Beneteau Gran Turismo 32 presented at the Cannes Yachting Festival is an emotional boat. Open to the sea and at the same time very safe, the Beneteau cruiser offers technological performance that combines driving pleasure with exceptional performance. Appearance, performance, care of the fittings, the GT32 wins for its elegance.
The advantages of a day-boat on board an express cruiser
Light and ventilation are a priority on board, particularly under the hard top. The Gran Turismo 32 has good head clearance and will appeal to anyone who loves an open boat. There is good interaction between the various spaces on the upper deck, which are well arranged.
Comfort and sheer pleasure
Redesigned with a very large windshield, its bright hard top provides optimal vision underway. A semi-walkaround to the bow makes movement pleasant and safe.
At the helm, two bolster seats behind the console are supplemented to port by a double bench seat. This means that four people can share the pleasures of driving facing the sea. The back rest of the lounger seat and the aft bench tip back to create a large sunbathing area.
The Gran Turismo 32 has two double berths and a real shower space with an independent head compartment, making nights on board a pleasure.
The main central cabin is bathed in soft light from the long hull windows.
Lively Airstep hull
With engines of up to 600 HP, the Gran Turismo 32 promises peak speeds of 35 knots. The express cruiser can be equipped, on option, with a joystick, a zipwake system, a bow drive, and two Garmin 12” screens.
Specifications: Gran Turismo 32
The Gran Turismo range will be completed in spring with the arrival of the Gran Turismo 36. The powerful bold new-look Gran Turismo 36 is one of the most awaited this year. American-made, she is designed to USA standards of quality and comfort, while benefitting from the design ingenuity and expertise specific to the Beneteau boatyard. She is the first boat in her category to combine really comfortable cruising with outstanding handling and sensations similar to those of a small outboard. She also offers a wide variety of waterside pleasures in no time at all.
The GT36 has a large hull with zipwakes for improved stability when turning and her deck plan is highly innovative, with specific living spaces for use throughout the day. A large built-in sun mattress on the foredeck provides a safe and very pleasant place to relax when the boat is underway.
With her aerodynamic hardtop at the stern, complete with sliding roof, the Gran Turismo 36 combine protection and the joy of the open air.
Two bench seats face the sea in the driving station, so four people can enjoy the thrills of navigation. With an electric glass sunroof the whole area is bathed in pleasant natural light.
A spacious cockpit lounge area
Beneteau Gran Turismo 36 is bathed in light by long hull portholes and her lower deck also has its fair share of surprises. The forward peak has generous space for a real owner cabin with a double bed and storage. An aft guest cabin provides two extra berths that can be brought together or separated.
Specifications: Gran Turismo 36