FrontRunners: Frauscher’s Day Cruiser

  • The Editors

Frauscher’s 686 Lido Editione Dino Feltrinelli (www.frauscherboats.com) embodies the spirit of an early-20th-century speed demon and the aesthetic of a contemporary furniture designer. The day cruiser—a very-limited-edition, $214,000 26-footer powered by a Volvo Penta V-8 capable of producing 500 hp—is named for the member of Italy’s Feltrinelli boatbuilding family who competed on the European powerboat-racing circuit in the 1920s and ’30s. Frauscher, an Austrian boatbuilder, enlisted contemporary furniture designer Annette Hinterwirth to conceive the look and the ergonomics of the Editione Dino Feltrinelli. Her deftness at combining attractive form and clever functionality is evident in the forward deck, which electronically converts to a table or lounge.

Read Next Article >>
The shipyard has revealed details about the first yacht in the series…
With a deck clad in teak, a leather-and-aluminum-trimmed cockpit, and dual 435 hp Volvo engines...
The new fast displacement vessel features a hull design that combines the best of planing and...
The first launch from the new Sunreef 80 Carbon Line (www.sunreef-yachts.com) is Levante, a...
The new yacht will have seven decks and accommodate as many as 36 guests...
More akin to a cruise ship than a superyacht, Star can accommodate more than 200 guests…
Photo by Matteo Borzone
The Italian shipyard expands it fleet with the introduction of the 50 Fly, 77S, and Grande 95RPH…
Several innovative elements made the new yacht design a highlight of the recent Cannes Yachting...
Photo by Forest Johnson
The new boat is fuel efficient but powerful…
The new low-profile submersible is large enough to carry three people into the dark depths of the...