Sleek, Speedy, Spacious

Boat Tests


Builder: Newport

Model: 71 SS4

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Other...

LOA: 71'11

Beam: 17'6"

Weight: 74,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 4/435-hp Volvo Penta IPS 600s

Optional Power: None

Fuel Capacity: 1,200 gal.

Water Capacity: 300 gal.


4/435-hp Volvo Penta IPS 600 diesels
Volvo Penta electronic controls
GE appliances: microwave/convection oven, dishwasher, trash compactor, Spacemaker stacked washer and dryer
4/Sub-Zero (2/freezer, 2/‘fridge) undercounter drawer-type units
Raymarine electronics package w/ 10" E120 multifunction display, ST7002 autopilot, VHF
teak decking on cockpit sole and swim platform
Maxwell windlass
80- lb. s/s self-stowing anchor w/ 250-ft. high-tensile galvanized chain
LED deck lights
sunlounge pads on foredeck
aft deck wet bar w/ Gaggeneau grill
Toshiba LCD TVs in all staterooms
radar arch
2/Glendinning Cablemasters w/ 2/75-ft. 50-amp shore-power cords
Groco sea strainers
dual chromeplated horn
20-kW Northern Lights genset w/ soundshield
s/s swim ladder
indirect rope lighting under valances in saloon, galley, and all staterooms
Marine Air A/C
Sea-Fire auto. fire extinguisher system
carpet on soles in master and guest staterooms
4/Sealand VacuFlush MSDs


Electrically retractable sunroof
hydraulic swim platform w/ tender lift
tender/PWC garage
aft deck engine controls
5/Aqualuma underwater lights
crew cabin
upgrade saloon sole to cherrywood
Awlcraft colored hull paint
interior fabric upgrade
2/swing-out bar stools

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