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AZIMUT 78 has been designed and engineered according to the highest standards applied in the recreational industry for production boats.
Main Technical data:
Length overall (incl. pulpit) 23,64 m (77’ 6”)
Beam max 5,75 m (18’ 10”)
Draft (incl. props at full load) 1,77 m (5’ 10’’)
Displacement (at full load) 58 t (127.867 lb)
Building material Carbon Fiber + GRP
Exterior styling & concept Alberto Mancini
Interior designer Achille Salvagni Architetti
Hull designer P.L. AUSONIO Naval Architecture & Azimut R&D Dept.
Keel V shape with 16,3° deadrise
Builder Azimut Yachts
Cabins 4 + 1 crew
Berths 8 + 2/3 crew
Head compartments 4 + 1 crew
Engines 3 x VOLVO IPS 1200 (900 hp)
3 x VOLVO IPS 1350 (1000 hp)
Maximum speed (performance test mass) up to 31-33 kn
Cruising speed (performance test mass) up to 25-27 kn
Fuel capacity 5000 l (1321 US Gal)
Water capacity 1100 l (290 US Gal)
Thanks to CE Category A and NMMA Certification the boat is in compliance with the two major safety codes for boats below 24 meters.
The galley, adjoining the wheelhouse, also contains the crew mess and a stairway that leads directly to the crew quarters on the lower deck. It opens directly onto the side walkway whilst another door separates it from the saloon, creating a layout that offers complete independence for the crew and an exceptional level of privacy for the owner and guests.
The use of carbon fiber is a construction choice that allows volumes and surfaces to be increased in size while keeping the same weight, therefore maintaining excellent levels of dynamic stability.
Carbon fiber lamination is applied to:
Joystick Driving offers an easy way to maneuver with precision and at the same time, it allows the driver to steer comfortably at all speeds with only one hand. When Joystick Driving is activated, the Autopilot turns on simultaneously. The driver steers the boat by moving the Joystick. When the Joystick is released, the Autopilot is engaged and keeps a forward course.
The integrated control system by Garmin has been customized to increase control potential: from engine data and alarms to bilge and water discharge pumps, tank levels, and engine room ventilation, right through to the sound system and the air conditioning units. The system can be accessed from both helm stations and remotely from a tablet.