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.
This Memorial Day, remember those who were lost serving our country on the high seas in the U.S. Navy aboard PT Boats. Recently we were invited out for a ride on the only operational combat-veteran PT Boat, PT 305 in New Orleans.
See what it was like here. ▶