Speedboats and yachts are the regal chariots of the sea. We reviewed a few (5 boats in this part 2 of our 2 part series) of these buoyant wonders that would make the Riptide crew salivate…
Magnum Marine Magnum 70
Magnum Marine make a fashionable statement through the Magnum 70. This is a smart sophisticated aqua baby that commands an enjoyable safe ride. Its sharp design has been concocted by Lazzarini and Pickeing. It is a 70 foot vessel that showcases fantastic manoeuvrability and top notch seaworthiness. It has caterpillar twin-engines and a top speed of 65 mph. The Magnum 70 has a sturdy and rigid deep V Kevlar-Carbon hull and deck. A nifty feature worth mentioning, are the mounted skylights on the deck that darken as soon as it is in contact with sunlight.
Magnum Marine Magnum 100
Well if the Magnum 70 is anything to go by the Magnum 100 has plenty to keep you excited… For starters, this is supposed to be the most luxurious yacht ever built by Magnum Marine. Space will clearly not be a factor for this lively 100 foot vessel and it was designed by Italian designer Alberto Manchni. Certain portions will be customised. Standout features include an outdoor cockpit, outdoor and indoor seating areas, an expandable top that allows preference for areas that are shaded, four staterooms, and salon areas. It is eco-friendly and uses 2600 HP MTU diesel engines.
Cigarette Racing 46’ Rider
The Cigarette Racing 46’ Rider was created with the intention of paying homage to the 40th anniversary of Cigarette Racing and the introduction of the amazing Mercedes Benz AMG SLS supercar. This boat is the product of concepts and notions that have been mustered by both companies. Ingenious painting techniques and superb engineering has been performed on it during production. A large portion of its styling has been based on the actual SLS supercar and it handles like a dream. It is powered by two Mercury Racing, 9 litre, 8 cylinder, twin turbocharged engines that each produce 1350 HP and has a top speed of 130+ mph.
Donzi 38 ZR Competitionis
You probably have seen this boat before in the Will Smith flick, Bad Boys 2… Smart Technology best sums up the Donzi 38 ZR Competition. It embraces harsh conditions and effortlessly manoeuvres around – even dismissing waves. This is a top end V-bottom high performing boat. It has precision balancing and unprecedented stability. The model has a lower centre of gravity, and an aerodynamic shape that promotes a smoother ride. It has garnered numerous accolades including Outstanding Vee Bottom Performance Award in 2007. Its cockpit has been styled on F1 cockpits and is powered by the Mercury Racing 1075 SCi engines and #6 Speedmaster drives. This hand built boat will turn a lot of heads…
Outerlimits 41 Super Leggera
Outelimits have created an instant legend that is luxurious and a tough act to beat. Priced at $650 000, this 41ft powerboat has a hull that creates a smoother ride as well as it enhances speed and handling. The deck is made out of carbon fibre and has an epoxy, e-glass hull. The open air cockpit has hand stitched leather and suede and also includes a GPS Chart plotter. The cabin has a bourgeoisie feel to it and has exquisite fixed sofas. Even the bathroom is fully fitted. The 41 Super Leggera has a top speed of over 160km/h and is an awesome machine – money well spent.