What are your travel plans? Patrick Sciacca plans to head over to Italy to test out Jeanneau's Prestige 60.
The latest European powerboat import from Jeanneau is the Prestige 60 you see below. She's the largest of this French builder's Prestige line, which includes about ten models from 30 feet to 60 feet. She sports a deep-V hull form, which comes from well-known naval architect Michael Peters and gets her styling cues from Italian designer Vittorio Garoni. Twin 670-hp Volvo Penta IPS diesels are expected to push the 60 to a cruise speed of 25 knots (28.8 mph) and a WOT speed of 31 knots (35.7 mph). Stay tuned as PMY will be headed over to Genoa, Italy, shortly to meet with this boat and do a full wringout.
We certainly are not traveling overseas anytime soon, but we will be at the Annapolis Powerboat Show where Jeanneua is slated to have a 34S, 38S, 42FB, 42S, 46FB, and a Prestige 50. Trevor and I are excited about getting to check out the latest and greatest while at the show, and we will be scoping out the Prestige 50 for sure.