Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2021: Absolute 60 Fly


Absolute will be launching both this model and a 48 coupe as part of an all-new coupe line at the 2021 Cannes Yachting Festival, but we’ll focus on the 60 Fly here.

This 2022 generation of 60-foot flybridge from the Piacenza-based shipyard is peppered with the kind of clever design that has become the hallmark of Absolute boats.

Take the owner’s cabin, for example, not amidships as it is nowadays, but forward in the bow where the headroom is most generous and designers could make the most of it. of space created by the Navetta style vertical bow.

Two further cabins – a double VIP on starboard and twin on port, both with en-suite bathrooms – complete guest accommodation with generous double berth crew quarters aft.

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The purpose of the main deck is to divide the interior and exterior living space almost equally into 50:50 portions. By opening the transom with open ramps and smoked glass, the swim platform is drawn into the outdoor living space to become more of an extension of the cockpit than an area purely used for swimming or throwing and retrieving the boat. Annex.

There is a similar feel on the flybridge where the glass balustrades create an endless terrace effect for those who sit on the low chairs aft of the deck.

This being an absolute the only engine option is the Volvo Penta IPS pods and in this case it is a pair of 725 hp D11 6 cylinder blocks, good for a top speed of around 30 knots and a cruise down in the mid-1920s.

Absolute Specification 60 Fly

LOA: 61 feet 3 inches (18.7 m)
Shine: 16 ft 2 in (4.94 m)
Engines: Volvo Penta IPS950
Top speed: 30 knots
Starting price: To confirm


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