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.
When you’re a boat designer, you deal with all kinds of people, from hard-charging CEOs to dreamers. But they all must follow the laws of physics. Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters lays down the law.
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