Space, space, space. These three new 17-metre yachts have in common the optimisation of space to accommodate passengers with every comfort, both outside and below deck. An innovative trimaran for long oceanic cruises, an open all-sundeck for guests and luxurious living spaces for a cabin cruiser of undisputed prestige.
New 17-metre boats
The multihull boom is there for all to see. And now the Neel Trimarans brand has given birth to Leen Trimarans, which specialises in the design and construction of motor trimarans. The Leen range now comprises two models: Leen 56 and Leen 72. If you dream of sailing around the world, trimarans are certainly worth considering. It’s not the boat you go swimming in the bay with and then come home to. The trimaran is designed and built to tackle the oceans and conditions that many normal boats could not cope with. Leen trimarans consist of a central heat engine and 2 electric side pods (under the hulls). The diesel is the main engine. With a central hull plus the two side pods, it is more stable than a monohull and a catamaran.
LOA: 17.06 m – B.max: 8.22 m – Draft: 1.20 m – Displacement: 26 t – Fuel tank: 3000 l – Water tank: 700 l – Engine: from 210 HP – Designers: Nivelt and Frutschi – INFO: www.yachtsynergy.it
Fiart 52 Open
Fiart 52: the Open version arrives. After the innovative 52 foot Hard Top, four years later, history is repeating itself. This time it is the open version of a model that has become a true cult object for boating enthusiasts. While the stylistic and aesthetic features and even more so the technical content have remained unchanged, the Campania yard’s new entry brings a number of noteworthy innovations to the fore. Starting with the deck layout. It has been completely redesigned to further emphasise the on-board living experience. Hence the idea of conceiving it as a single large space, extending from the aft platform to the helm station. Routes and movements are made easy thanks to the fortunate decision to decentralise the sunbathing area, thus making it possible to create a wider passage to reach the platform.
LOA: 17.13 m – B.max: 4.42 m – Fuel tank: 1.800 l – Water tank: 470+350 l – Displacement: 18,5 t – Berth: 6 – Passengers: 16 – Engine: 2 x 600 Volvo Penta – IPS 800 – Max speed: 38 knots – Cruise speed: 34 knots – INFO: www.fiart.com
Sunseeker Manhattan 55
The Manhattan 55 has been developed to offer exceptional levels of comfort throughout the range, with a focus on convivial spaces for entertaining. A key feature of this new model is the innovative glass cockpit/gallery which can be electronically lowered to create direct contact with the outside world. On board there are three large cabins with classy finishes, with the owner’s cabin designed for absolute comfort. A well-equipped bathing platform with Beach Club aft and a welcoming entertainment area forward, make her perfect for relaxing and entertaining family and friends.
LOA: 17.21 m – B.max: 4.87 m – Draft: 1.26 m – Range (up to): 230 nm – Max speed (up to): 32 knots – Berths: 6 – INFO: www.sunseeker-italy.com