Fast boats. These are 7 new yachts above 20 meters (all over 50 knots)


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Each of these boats (all over 20 meters) has the makings of a head-turner as they enter the harbor. Perfect machines designed to combine the total comfort expected on this size, both cabin and deck, with extreme performance. Combine this with a mean, muscular line, and you’ve got it. No shaft lines this time and no stern feet either, just high-powered engines and surface propellers or hydrojets. So you can run above 50 knots and see the sea from a different, more subtle, but definitely more fun perspective. Between projects under construction, boats ready to debut or true cult models, here are eight 18-meter yachts for adrenaline seekers.

Boats over 20 meters from over 50 knots

Otam 70 HT

The hypercar of the sea, a 22-meter that can touch 53 knots, with an unmistakable line, that of the Genoese shipyard. Born by BG Design Firm with engineering and hull lines by Umberto Tagliavini Marine Design in collaboration with OTAM, not forgetting customization, a key aspect for the shipyard. The 5.40-meter beam and 21-degree deadrise angle allow for maximum sea-keeping and sailing comfort. Hull No. 1 is equipped with two 2000-horsepower MTU engines coupled with Arneson transmissions and custom OTAM-Rolla propellers, a custom 3-cabin layout with no tender garage so as to maximize beach club area and optimize weight for maximum performance. An up-and-down glass wall joins the interior lounge from the cockpit. Read the article here

Otam 70 HT
Otam 70 HT

ISA Super Sporty 100ft GTO

Fiberglass and carbon hull, a carbon superstructure, and three 2000-horsepower MAN engines on a hydrojet propulsion. The ISA Super Sportivo 100ft GTO is unrivaled and is a 100-footer capable of cruising at 55 knots, a feature that puts it among the world’s fastest powerboats in its class. Water lines and aerodynamics were developed with Ing Arnaboldi of the eponymous firm in charge while Marco Casali of Too Design oversaw both exteriors and interiors interfacing. The materials chosen are fiberglass and carbon, researched and developed with the support of the site engineering department. The first model has five double cabins with private bathrooms. The full-beam master stateroom is positioned amidships and features double bathrooms with central through-shower. A 4-meter tender can be stowed on board in the aft garage, which can be winged and launched with a winch mechanism. Read the full article here

ISA Super Sporty 100 GTO

Canados Gladiator 631

Lightweight, powerful, high-tech. The new Canados Gladiator 631 was created to redefine the daycruiser concept. This project is now almost ready to hit the water and become a reality for the public as well. With a displacement of 18.5 tons, this 20-meter aims for remarkable performance already in the basic version with three Volvo Penta D13-1000 horsepower and JDM Special surface transmissions with rudders positioned at the stern, but the real treat is the Record version. This 631 is made entirely of carbon fiber and powered by three Scania DI16 V8 diesels @ 1150 hp that will allow this boat to reach 65 knots/74 mph making it the fastest center console in the world. A missile on the water, but without forgetting comfort outside and below deck. For the interior, it is available in two versions: two cabins + crew cabin or three cabins + crew cabin.

Gladiator 631 Next
Gladiator 631 Next

Pershing 7X

When it debuted in 2020, it was called “the star of Generation X.” This 21-meter motoryacht with a maximum beam of 5.35 meters and a displacement of 35 tons is the result of collaboration between the firm of Fulvio De Simoni, the Ferretti Group Strategic Product Committee led by engineer Piero Ferrari, and the Group’s strategic management. The Pershing 7X retains the sporty, aggressive and sleek lines that already distinguish all of Pershing’s Generation X with also new elements such as air intakes contained in two openings in the hull. Carbon is the basic material of construction to have lightness and strength. With two Man V12s and TopSystem T85X surface propellers the cruising speed of 42 knots and the maximum speed of 50 knots. Three cabins are available with the owner’s stateroom amidships, the VIP in the bow and a double to starboard. Read the article here

Pershing 7X
Pershing 7X

Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63

Among the most anticipated boats of 2021 cannot but be the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63. She is the 20-meter open that saw Mitja Borkert, designer and director of the Lamborghini Style Center, make her debut in the boat world. With him is Gian Marco Campanino, artistic director of The Italian Sea Group, of which the Tecnomar brand is a part. This supercar is inspired by the design of the Sián FKP 37, the first hybrid supercar (with a V12 engine) in Lamborghini’s history, designed by Borkert himself. This Tecnomar hull is capable of touching 63 knots propelled by two MAN V12 engines of 2,000 horsepower each combined with T Drive by Flexitab surface drives, supplied by Tonissi Marine while the double-step hull was designed by Victory Marine. Read the article here

Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63
Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63


Rizzardi INsix

The model that paved the way for the success of Rizzardi’s IN range came from the hand of Damiano Rizzardi. A sporty coupe with truly sumptuous interior space and finish. That’s how this 20-meter, 50-knot machine cornered the market. The three double cabins with three bathrooms have space and light so that experiencing them is enjoyable at all times. In the engine room, we start with the two MAN engines of 1200 hp each and work our way up to 1550-horsepower torque. The thrust is supported by Top-System surface transmissions with “Easy-trim” system. This solution gives maximum familiarity to those at the controls of the yacht top speed, about 50 knots, but also allows low-speed gliding. Low-speed maneuverability is provided by the Xenta joystick in the dashboard. Read the article here

rizzardi Insix
Rizzardi INsix


AB 100 SuperFast (30.5 mt) is one of the most powerful 100-footers around. With motorization consisting of three 2600-horsepower MTU 16V2000M96L engines, it can touch 60 knots of top speed combined with as many MJP waterjets. However, this is always in maximum comfort, safety and seaworthiness, with minimal noise levels on board. High performance with advanced technological innovations for this boat that aims to become a reference for the market. Contact with the sea and the environment is enhanced to the fullest here, as evidenced by the lowerable stanchion that makes the new AB 100 Superfast a true terrace on the sea. The interior, which can accommodate 10 guests in four cabins, thanks to the work of the AB Yachts Style Center. Spaces are divided between a master cabin, a VIP cabin and two doubles. AB 100 Superfast features many elements derived from the aesthetic and structural changes introduced by the group such as the new geometry of the large glass surfaces on lower and main decks. Read the article here




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