An Azimut Yacht Boat Brand Review
Azimut Yachts was founded in 1969, not with Yachts but with charter sailboats. The founder, Paolo Vitelli began distributing boats in the 70s, primarily in Italy. And while the beginnings were in distribution, it was not long before the company began to design yachts of their own with the AZ 43’ Bali. Paolo Vitelli attributes his boat building skills not just to the decades of experience that he possesses, but also to the more than hundred year history of his acquired brand, Benetti. Azimut Yachts is one of the leaders in Yachts and mega-Yachts. If you are seeking one of their vessels, here is what you should know about this brand.
The brand is an accumulation of Azimut and Benetti
Though under the name Azimut, the brand is a combination of the boats of Benetti and that of Azimut. The acquisition listed earlier was done in the 80s, and so many people do not know that Azimuts is a combination of the two. In addition to the building block of Benetti boats, is the experience and perspective of multiple countries as the company has production in several locations, both on the eastern and western hemisphere. The company has sites in Viareggio, Avigliana, Turin, and Brazil.
A system of Innovation
Azimut is the leader in Yachts and Mega-Yachts. As such, the brand must adhere to a high quality standard. Technology and engineering is emphasized through the use of the Azimut Yacht Inovat Lab. One way in which Azimut uses advanced research and innovation is with computerized wind flow and analytic predictions. 10 different multiaxial fabric, open cell foam structure, noise reduction materials, carbon fibers, vacuum infusion, Vynilester Resin Application, CFD and FEA analysis, as well as a hand lay-up lamination process makes the Azimut boats built to extreme levels of durability and luxuriousness.
Apart from the “standard” testing, Azimut uses advanced testing to set themselves apart from the competition. These advanced control measures include Chemical and Physical testing of incoming materials, ultrasound and thermographic GRP testing, DSC analysis, and Wavescan control.
Azimut Yachts is a family business. Because of this, there have been times when customized yachts have been constructed. However, for the most part, purchasers of the Azimut Yachts will find a selection within the genres of the Azimut Flybridge Collection, 5 Collection, Azimut Magellano Collection, Azimut Atlantis Collection, Azimut Grand Collection and the Azimut Special Series. The individual models offered by Azimut for sale include:
- Azimut 42
- Azimut 50
- Azimut 50 Galley up
- Azimut 55
- Azimut 60
- Azimut 66
- Azimut 72
- Azimut 80
- Azimut 55S
- Azimut S7
- Azimut 77S
- Azimut Magellano 43
- Azimut Magellano 53
- Azimut Magellano 66
- Azimut Magellano 76
- Azimut Atlantis 34
- Azimut Atlantis 43
- Azimut Atlantis 50 Coupe
- Azimut Atlantis 50 Open
- Azimut Atlantis 51
- Azimut Grande 27 Metri
- Azimut Grande 30 Metri
- Azimut Grande 35 Metri
- Azimut Grande 120SL
- Azimut Verve 40
Out of the above listed, the Grande 27 Metri, Grande 35 Metri, Atlantis 51, and 55 are all new additions to the Azimut Yacht collection. Azimut Yachts are inboard motored, the 42’ having a 2X 425mHP Cummins QSB 6.7 with the power increasing until you get the 3 x MTU 16V 2000 M93 1790 kW 2434 HP engine on the Grande 120SL. Like most boat brands, the power and engines can be customized and upgraded, so potential boat buyers should inquire as to the configuration of the inboard prior to purchase of any pre-owned yacht.
Where can you find a Azimut Yacht for sale?
Azimut yachts take quite a while to build new, and the cost is rather high. The boats are built to last for years and to provide a level of sophistication and luxury which is not offered in other yachts and mega-yachts. However, you may be able to find a pre-owned yacht if you search on a reputable boat listing site. Vessel Vendor is such a site which may have the Azimut Yacht or Mega-Yacht you seek. Our site offers a variety of pre-owned boats and Yachts from the top brands in the world, listed by boat enthusiasts.
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