FrontRunners: Fly Right

  • Photo by Alberto Cocchi
    Absolute Yachts 50 Fly Photo by Alberto Cocchi

    Debuting at the European boat shows this past fall was the Absolute Yachts Fly series (www.absoluteyachts.com), the first flybridge models from the 9-year-old Italian builder. The inaugural offerings are a 50-footer and a 43-footer (U.S. prices unavailable at press time), both of which can be configured with either a third stateroom or a full-beam master suite, a rarity in yachts this size. The 50 Fly also has space for crew quarters and triple Volvo IPS600 engines, the latter an option that yields a top speed of about 36 knots.

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