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Yanmar Shows X47 Express Cruiser America’s Cup Edition at Genoa International Boat Show
September 30, 2020
Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd.
Genoa, Italy September 30th, 2020 - Yanmar will choose the Genoa International Boat Show to reveal the America’s Cup edition of its flagship X47 Express Cruiser. The Express Cruiser has been chosen as the Official VIP Cruiser of the 36th America’s Cup Presented by Prada.
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.
Yanmar subsidiary Yanmar Marine International will partner with Cartello S.r.l. to highlight the company’s advanced marine technology.
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.
Look for Cartello in Hall B and see the X47 Express Cruiser in the dedicated test area on the water.
About the 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 maneuvering performance with a compact engine bay that maximizes accommodation space.
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.
With beginnings in Osaka, Japan in 1912, Yanmar was the first ever to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. Moving on, with industrial diesel engines as the cornerstone of the enterprise, Yanmar has continued to expand its product range, services, and expertise to deliver total solutions as an industrial equipment manufacturer. As a provider of small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine, machine tools, and components — Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains.
On land, at sea, and in the city, Yanmar’s Mission of “providing sustainable solutions focused on the challenges customers face, in food production and harnessing power, thereby enriching people’s lives for all our tomorrows,” stands testament to Yanmar’s determination to provide us with “A Sustainable Future”.
For more details, please check out the official website of Yanmar Co., Ltd.
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