Mega Yacht builder Azimut Yachts consolidated its leadership in the Middle East Area with an impressive presence at Beirut Boat Show, from 18th to 22nd of May. Azimut Yachts believe that Lebanon is one of the key market of the entire Middle East, which today represents for Azimut Yachts, about the 20% of total worldwide sales, with an increasing order portfolio for the coming season.
Azimut Yachts, were represented by Blue-Point Yachting, the exclusive dealer for Lebanon. On display were 7 yachts. The Azimut 43, 48, 53 and 70 masterpieces representing the Flybridge Collection and the 40S and for the Sport Collection.
Azimut Yachts launch the Magellano Collection at Beirut Boat 2011
Azimut Yachts also announced the premiere of the Magellano Collection, the Magellano 50, on display for the first time in the Middle East. The brand new 50-foot Magellano model, created by the Turin shipyard in collaboration with the prestigious designer Cor. D Rover – is no stranger to plaudits having received significant international recognition with the European Powerboat of the Year 2011 award. One of the major features that is bound to thrill the audience is it is the first craft to be fitted with the new Easy Hybrid system, an exclusive project created by the Azimut-Benetti R&D department that allows her to cruise at up to 8 knots using electric motors, in complete silence and with the greatest ease and control.
Magellano 50 technical data
Hull length 14.98m or 49′ 2”
Beam: 4.8m – 15’ 9’’
Engines and transmission: 2 x 425 mHP V-Drive
(optional Hybrid version with 2 x 20kw motors)
Displacement: 20 tons
Maximum speed: 22 knots
Cruising speed planing: 18-19 knots
Cruising speed hybrid: 7 knots
Master cabin: midships
Range: 1,000 nautical miles at 10 knots
Fuel tank capacity: 3,000 l – 792 US gls
Fresh water tank capacity 700 L or 185 US gls