Azimut to debut Verve 48 at Cannes
The Italian shipyard’s world premieres at the Cannes Yachting Festival include the Verve 48 from its outboard series.
Azimut Verve 48
Azimut has confirmed that it will debut the Verve 48 along with the Magellano 60 at the Cannes Yachting Festival, which will also mark the in-water premiere of the S7 sportbridge model that was unveiled at the Boot Dusseldorf indoor show in January.
An upgrade of the Verve 47, the Verve 48 reveals new developments by Azimut and Francesco Struglia, who designed the interiors and exteriors. The stern area is completely new, larger and integrated with two ladders to easily get into the water, while the yacht features a drop-down bulwark on the port side.
Azimut Verve 48
The Verve 48 also reveals a new hard top that’s available with an opening tempered glass insert, which reduces weight and lets in light and air, even at anchor.
Powered by three 600hp Mercury V12s, the Verve 48 can reach up to 50 knots, while fuel consumption during cruising speeds has been reduced by 15 per cent and noise has been reduced by up to 10 decibels compared to the Verve 47.
Dual Mode semi-planing hull and is the first Azimut to be used with HVOlution biofuel, which combined to produce a well-to-wake reduction in CO2 emissions of more than 80 per cent compared to a yacht of comparable size powered by diesel.
The S7 features an exterior by Alberto Mancini and is the first Azimut to feature an interior by Yachtique. Joining a sport yacht series featuring S6, S8 and S10 models, the 22m S7 is part of Azimut’s Low Emission Yacht family, combining a hull designed with by P.L. Ausonio Naval Architecture with the efficient propulsion of three Volvo IPS engines.
Azimut says the S7 has up to 30 per less consumption and CO2 emissions at the most frequent speeds of use compared to a boat of the same weight and size with a traditional hard-chine hull and shaft line.