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Exclusive: Aicon 64 By Capt. Patrick Sciacca — April 2005

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There’s more to the Aicon 64 than a clean interior and a solid turn of speed. Take her hull, for example. The 64 features a solid fiberglass bottom with Divinycell coring in the hull sides to keep her structure stiff and weight down. But the story here is not her construction as much as Aicon’s in-house nine-axis routers, which cut the molds for its boats. The builder also uses two- and three-axis routers for constructing all furnishings and says its everything-in-house philosophy enables it to provide strong quality control and quickly and efficiently address any issues that may arise. And quality is something the 64 has in spades. Take that sweet bowrail. Now, bowrails might not seem incredibly exciting until you see how cleanly these are mounted. Aicon uses a section system, whereby bases are through-bolted into the boat and sections of the bowrail are installed and set-screwed into the base. What’s the result? That’s one shiny bowrail that has no welds and yet feels secure when you wrap your hand around it. And from a practical standpoint, should a section ever get damaged, you can replace it as opposed to the entire rail. Cool stuff. —P.S.

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This article originally appeared in the March 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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