> Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters FishingBoating Features Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
MarineBusiness-World

 

Sail-World.com : Maritimo predicts new design will be the sensation

Maritimo predicts new design will be the sensation

'Expansive floor plan indicates the space aboard the all-new Maritimo 60 Cabriolet Sport Yacht.'       Click Here to view large photo
Industry legend Bill Barry-Cotter and his award-winning marque Maritimo have both been renowned for flying bridge designs, with one industry observer noting that Barry-Cotter had 'written the book on flying bridge concepts.'

However, this year’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will see the company undertake a radical move as it displays the first of a planned three-model range of European-styled cabriolet sport boats.


First of the range, a 60-footer (18.28-metres) will, according to sales and marketing manager Peter Jenkins, prove to be the sensation of the show.

'This boat will be magnificent in every sense,' he said, 'from its luxurious and spacious interior to its performance on the water. Furthermore, it will retail at probably $1 million less than an equivalent imported boat. It’s going to take this show by storm,' he added.

The Cabriolet 60, powered by dual 700hp C-12 Caterpillar Marine Diesels, will go as hard and fast as it looks, easily topping 32 knots at wide open throttle.

Although it may take centre stage on the Maritimo display, flying bridge enthusiasts have not been overlooked.

In addition to the Cabriolet 60, Maritimo will be unveiling another new model, the Maritimo 50 Sport Fish, a smaller version of the hard-charging battlewagon, the Maritimo 550, which will also be on display.

The all-new 50 Sport Fish will be powered by dual QSM 11 Cummins Marine Diesels, each generating 715 horsepower, while the larger 550 will lead a field out to the black marlin grounds thanks to a pair of C-18 Caterpillar Marine Diesels punching out 1000hp each.

Another guaranteed to attract interest will be the majestic Maritimo 60, Australia’s 2005 Boat of the Year, her engine room boasting the dual C-18 Caterpillar arrangement.

The Maritimo display also comprises the Sky Lounge concept which, Jenkins says, has 're-defined flying bridge designs.'

On display will be the popular Maritimo 52 Sky Lounge and, in a first release, the same concept employed aboard the Maritimo 48 Sky Lounge.

The standard Maritimo 48 has gone on to become the best-selling ‘big boat’ in industry history.

Both the Sky Lounge craft offer Cummins power, the 52 with 715hp QSM 11 engines, the 48 with the reliable and fuel efficient QSM 660hp set up.

No visit to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show could possibly be termed comprehensive without calling by the Maritimo display.

For further information, contact Maritimo, Hope Harbour, telephone (07) 5509-3611.




by Media Services

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=42902

7:59 AM Mon 24 Mar 2008 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Power Boat News























Yamaha inspires students to succeed by Yamaha Motor Australia,








Swan celebrates sales success *Feature by Jeni Bone,




Polar research: Six priorities for Antarctic science by Mahlon C. Kennicutt II and colleagues,


Stealth i14 out of China by Neil Patchett,






























2014 Auckland on the Water Boatshow - Huge prize packs up for grabs
4X4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo wows water lovers
John Wilson has sights set on second P1 SuperStock title
Torquay Grand Prix - Pertemps tops table on penultimate day
Plain sailing for yachts with river cargo ship ban in Shanghai
Dangerous conditions for boaters from this afternoon
Sydney Int'l Boat Show - Stellar results for Multihull Solutions
NSW Environment Minister awards 'Fish Friendly' Marina Accreditations
Refurbished Protector project 'better than buying new'
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - High-Diver Steve Black is back
4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing and Boating Expo - Campfire cooking corner
See the heat with FLIR ONE *Feature
John Temple to retire, Will Sangster appointed General Manager
Multihull Central launches Aquila range at SIBS *Feature
If all else fails read the instructions!!
If all else fails read the instructions!!
Sun shines on recreational boating at Sydney International Boat Show
Phuket Yacht Show: new kid on the block taking on PIMEX? *Feature
2014 Offshore Superboat Championships - The boats are back!
Sydney International Boat Show - Days 3 & 4 *Feature
Kirby Marine launch 13metre Naiad Tender   
Shellfish reefs in Port Phillip Bay to be rejuvenated   
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - What's your trailer boat worth?   
Custom exhaust system solves buoyancy problem   
Sydney International Boat Show - Day 2 *Feature   
Marine Rescue volunteers celebrate new unit and $120,000 vessel   
Sydney International Boat Show - images from Day 1 *Feature   
Pantaenius Insurance - being seen in yellow, green and orange *Feature   
Sydney International Boat Show begins!   
Sydney International Boat Show - Changed conditions on Sydney Harbour   
Fraser Island annual fishing closure starts August 1   
Mildura boaters reminded Murray River will be low until mid August   
Gold Coast Broadwater no closer to welcoming supermaxis *Feature   
Sydney International Boat Show - all systems go!   
UK superyacht industry on the rise   
EOMAP modelling shows what's under our water   
Great Barrier Reef in a bad state, and getting worse   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Organisers add extra sites   
Series Point’s Championship - Formula Two team secures a second place   
Marine Rescue volunteers called to rescue second vessel out of fuel   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT