Altura 840

Boat Tests


Builder: Ferretti

Model: Altura 840

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Cruiser

Cabins 1 master, 3 guest, 2 crew

LOA: 84'2"

Beam: 20'1"

Draft: 6'3"

Weight: (dry) 146,960 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/1,823-hp MTU 12V 2000s

Optional Power: none

Fuel Capacity: 1,849 gal.

Water Capacity: 412 gal.


2/1,823-hp MTU 12V 2000 diesel inboards
BCS electro-hydraulic steering
ZF electronic controls
1/110-lb. and 1/ 66-lb. Bruce anchor w/ 328-ft. and 246-ft. chain
2/2.5-kW Quick bow windlasses and 2/700-watt stern windlasses
40-hp American Bow Thruster hydraulic bow thruster
teak decks
telescopic foredeck parasol
extending teak cockpit table
Besenzoni electro-hydraulic passerelle with remote controls
Naviop systems management
Masters system monitors
Diesel Center engine monitors
Raymarine ST70 autopilot, depth, log
Furuno radar
Furuno GPS/plotter
Simrad RS82 DSC VHF
Riviera steering compass
Bosch combination microwave/convection oven, 4-burner ceramic cooktop, and dishwasher
GE 9.7-cu.-ft. ‘fridge and freezer
32" LCD TV and Bose Lifestyle 48 entertainment system in saloon
32" LCD TV and Bose entertainment system in master
18" LCD TV in VIP
CD systems in guest cabins
Idromar 34-gph watermaker
120,000-Btu TopClimate air conditioning
2/Mitsubishi ARG gyro stabilizers
17-kW Kohler genset


cockpit control station
teak internal sole
side-deck doors
electrically adjustable upper helm seat
additional 20-kW genset by Kohler
internal stair lighting
Xenon underwater lighting
40-hp hydraulic stern thruster
hydraulic swim platform
42" saloon LCD TV

This article originally appeared in the August 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.