X47 Express Cruiser, America’s Cup Edition on show at Genoa

X47 Express Cruiser, America’s Cup Edition on show at Genoa

Yanmar will choose the Genoa International Boat Show to reveal the America’s Cup edition of its flagship X47 Express Cruiser.

Yanmar’s brand flagship, the Yanmar X47 Express Cruiser leads the company into its second century of business. The 47-foot vessel offers an unprecedented combination of luxury and performance and will serve as the Official VIP Cruiser of the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada, the oldest trophy in international sport and the pinnacle of yachting. Powered by a triple arrangement of Yanmar’s powerful and reliable 8LV marine diesel engines with ZT370 sterndrive, the X47 EXPRESS CRUISER is a 47-foot high performance motor yacht that exhibits superior acceleration and performance with a compact engine bay that maximises accommodation space.

Running from October 1st to 6th, this 60th outing of Genoa International Boat Show is a showcase for marine industry professionals and boating enthusiasts alike, in an event that has grown to become the largest on the Mediterranean.

After its outing at the Genoa International Boat Show, the next chance to see the X47 will be in Auckland where it will be spectator to one of the most exciting events in world sport in the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. As Official VIP Cruiser of the America’s Cup, the X47 Express Cruiser will afford its lucky passengers a world of luxury and comfort while they enjoy everything this once-in-a-lifetime event has to offer.

A global leader in the engine business, Yanmar has a long history of creating powerful, quiet and efficient diesel engines for the yachting industry and beyond. To create the unique and distinctive X47 Express Cruiser, Yanmar worked alongside renowned designer Ken Okuyama and top Italian yacht designer and manufacturer Azimut Yachts. Cartello performed a vital function in working with Azimut Yachts to install the engines in the X47.