The Italia 11.98 project aims to develop a boat that is ideally suited to various applications, both cruising and racing. The result is a boat that will inspire the most ambitious professional sailor and at the same time offer its owner pleasant cruises.
High performance and easy handling
Fun, high performance and easy handling at the helm, Italia 11.98 has a basic and clean design, perfect for racing use without sacrificing space, maintaining an adequate interior volume and layout for long cruises. Italia 11.98 reintroduces the concept of the all-round boat that is truly capable of supporting the performance of the best sailing teams while meeting the comfort needs for a more recreational purpose.
The hull, keel and rudder lines are based on numerous experiences in the field of optimizing racing boats as well as extensive studies carried out in cooperation with experts in computer-aided fluid mechanics. The design of the deck is also the result of extensive research into ergonomics for various applications, design and aerodynamics. Italia 11.98 is offered in a single basic model, from which it is possible to choose between two different configurations that can be fully adapted to the application.
Italia 11.98 in pictures
Racing characteristics and versatility
Italia 11.98 is a unique boat designed with particular attention to the various international regulations, in particular ORC and IRC. There are many ways to adapt from a racing point of view to satisfy both top professional teams and passionate sailors: Each of them can benefit from the basic functions of Italia 11.98 and improve the accessories according to the expected workload. In the ORC regulation, Italia 11.98 is optimized as the largest boat in Group C. In the top-of-the-line configuration, the boat can also be equipped with a carbon fibre mast, carbon fibre boom, carbon fibre bowsprit and carbon fibre steering rod. Italia 11.98 also offers solutions specifically designed for offshore regattas, also with reduced crew.
Technical data: Length over all: 11,98 m Width: 3,98 m Draught: 2,10 m Displacement: 6.200 kg Engine power: 30 HP