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Text and photographs by Antonio Bignami
Cantieri Posillipo Rizzardi
The Technema 80 is a perfect ensemble of elegance and rationality,
ergonomic and styling, performance and maneuverability and, above
all, benefit from the wide building experience of the Posillipo
yard mixed with the innovative character typical of the Rizzardi
yard. These two builders, both with a remarkable international
reputation, are now one strong manufacturing reality taking
advantages from famous designers such as Tommaso Spadolini and
Zuccon International Project whose innovation and technologies,
know how and experience are behind the Technema's success.
This yacht has shown that all owner's requests (such as habitability
and comforts demands) can be converted into reality to achieve a
fully customized yacht. The Technema 80 is an outstanding yacht:
this prestigious result is only possible, in my opinion, when
experienced designers join leading shipyards and this is exactly
the case. Building technology is perfect throughout the yacht,
while the lay-out ensure a sophisticated habitability.
Performances are surprising as well, and this impressive yacht 24
meters LOA with a full load displacement of 69 tons achieves a top
speed of 35 knots: I believe this is only possible when both
project and building capabilities are without compromises.
Builder: Cantieri Navali Rizzardi; località Porto
del Bufalo; 04016 Sabaudia (LT); tel. +39-773-517135; fax +39-773-517139
Project by: Zuccon International Project (exterior design
and hull); Tommaso Spadolini (interior design)
LOA: 23,95 mt.
Register length: 23,95 mt.
Max. beam: 6,30 mt.
GRT: 124,23 tons
Molded depth: 3,40 mt.
Max. draft: 1,95 mt.
Light displacement: 60.000 kg.
Full load displacement: 69.000 kg.
Max. passengers capacity: 18 persons
Engines: 2x1.800 hp MTU 16V 2000 M90
Total installed power: 3.600 hp
Engines weight (reduction gear included): 2x3.000 kg.
Light displacement to installed horsepower ratio: 16,66
Top speed (declared): 35 knots at 2.300 rpm
Cruise speed: 30 knots at 2.000 rpm
Fuel capacity: 7.500 litres
Fresh water capacity: 1.500 litres
Berths: 8+4 in 5 cabins
Range: 375 miles (cruise speed fuel consumption: 600 l/h)
Tested boat price: variable according to the owner's requirements
Average miles range, at a given rpm, is obtained dividing the
total fuel capacity (7.500 liters) for the "liters/mile"
corresponding to the entered rpm. Plotted fuel consumption is
declared by the engines' manufacturer: tuning of the engines,
weight of persons, stores, etc... on board, hull conditions and
propeller type can effect the real fuel consumption.
Hull type: V - planning.
Construction material: fiberglass - sandwich construction.
Deck and particulars material: teak lined deck, crew
quarter access, 3.000 W. windlass, 80 kg. Bruce anchor with 100
meters chain, sunbathing area, two side watertight doors with
compass opening, mooring winches, stainless steel deck hardware.
Cockpit particulars: teak lined deck, cleat, fairleads and
mooring winches, swimming platform access with door, lockers, 200
V. shore line socket, hot/cold water shower, halogen lighting,
stainless steel and teak wood hydraulic gangway, sofa, table and chairs.
Swimming platform particulars: teak lined deck, hydraulic swimming ladder.
Superstructure windows material: toughened glass.
Flying-bridge particulars: radar arch, bulwark, pilot and
co-pilot seat, second steering station fitted with: steering
wheel, compass, engine monitoring instruments and gauges, echo
sounder-log VDO, rudder angle. Plexiglas windshield, sunbathing
area, sofa, search light, 42 liters refrigerator, hydraulic crane,
furniture with sink, teak lined deck, two 8 persons life rafts,
stairway to the cockpit.
Lay-out and main features: owner cabin amidship with two
wardrobes and safe, double bed, side furniture, shelves and
lighting, en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi pool; bow VIP cabin with
twin or double bed; two guests' cabins with twin beds; three
bathrooms with shower; crew quarter at the extreme bow with 4 beds
and bathroom. Main saloon with sofa and dinning area, steering
station with dinette area, separated galley. The main saloon
include: sliding stainless steel aft door, ice-maker, stereo
system with CD player, entertainment center with color TV and VCR,
furniture and wet-bar. Upholstery on request (leather or Alcantara
fabric), joinery finishing on request.
Steering station: pilot and co-pilot seat, magnetic and
electric compass, echo-log VDO, engine monitoring instruments and
gauges, hydraulic throttles, Navionics plotter with GPS, 48 miles
radar, autopilot Robertson AP 300 DLX, main elctrical board,
rudder angle, VHF Shipmate RS 8300 Dual.
Galley: with double access from the main saloon and the
lateral walkway, furniture, lockers, hanging lockers,,
refrigerator and freezer, stainless steel sink, working top,
ceramic-glass stove, Miele microwave oven, Miele dishwasher and
washing machine with dryer.
Standard equipment: bow-thruster, reversible air-
conditioning, water heater, two 16 kW. gen. sets, fire fighting
plant, interphone, trim tabs, underwater exhaust system, chain
washing pump, engine room blowers.
SEA AND WEATHER CONDITIONS AT TRIAL TIME
wind: 10 knots WSW
sea state: moderate swell
Planning time: 9 seconds
Minimum planning speed: 18 knots at 1.800 rpm
Top speed: 35 knots at 2.300 rpm
Seakeeping: the Technema 80 have a perfect weight to power
ratio which, together with the excellent hull design and the
accurate weight distribution on board, allow the outstanding
recorded performances. It is not easy to describe the excellent
behavior of this yacht where the remarkable top speed is achieved
in spite of the its dimensions without compromising handling and trim as well.
Rudder and trim tabs response: safe and precise.
Visibility: excellent both from the inside and outside steering station.
Docking capabilities: very good thanks to the complete
range of mooring equipment and to the comfortable side walkways.
COMFORT AND FUNCTIONALLY EVALUATION
Construction material and detailing: -
Lockers number and place: -
Deck: very well equipped and designed.
Flying-bridge: spacious and completely fitted.
Interiors: the tested unit was completely customized, an example of
the high flexibility of the building yard.
Passengers comfort: excellent.
Steering comfort: excellent.
Chart table: spacious and practical.
Galley: practical and completely fitted.
Bathrooms: spacious, rational and elegant at the same time.
Engine room space: excellent.
Electrical plant: complete and practical.
|WHAT WE LIKED MOST
The Technema 80 is a high quality motor-yacht which
represent the Italian building capabilities where elegance and
rationality are mixed and balanced together: outstanding and
surprising the yacht's performances (compared to the overall
dimensions and weight).
||WHAT WE LIKED LESS
I would have preferred a brighter joiner work but, it
is just a matter of personal taste.