Absolute was one of the first yards to embrace IPS drives in their production, and as a result the company is incredibly well versed in the propulsion system. The Absolute 55 utilizes twin 700-horsepower Volvo Penta IPS 900s to achieve a top speed just shy of 39 knots.
To showcase its Prestige line of motoryachts and express cruisers, French boatbuilder Jeanneau welcomes select guests to its impressive factory in Les Herbiers in western France. Prospective boat buyers, dealers, and a few lucky journalists got a glimpse of the entire boatbuilding process from the design and engineering studios to the yard where the boats are loaded for truck delivery. Oh and there was a really nice lunch with a little champagne as well!
To see the company’s savoir faire for yourself, check out the details here. ▶