ISA Yachts have this week unveiled Super Sportivo 100ft GTO, the new ‘silver arrow’ with a sporty design featuring a carbon fibre infused hull combined with a lightweight carbon superstructure.
Performance is certainly the main ingredient here, thanks to three 2000 hp MAN engines and hydrojet propulsion which, during the first sea trials, allowed the GTO 100 to reach a maximum speed of 55 knots. Therefore, this model can be widely considered one of the fastest boats currently on the market in this category worldwide.
Giuseppe Palumbo entrusted Arch Casali with the development of the new ISA Super Sportivo line a number of years ago and the 100 GTO has finally been unveiled. A market niche for super speed enthusiasts, the 100 GTO uses hydrojet propulsion from one of the shipyard’s best sellers, the ISA 120ft Sport.
The Owner of Aldabra immediately loved the 100 foot line and believed in the project. A top level technical team specialising in performance boats worked to develop the all new and innovative water lines and aerodynamics. ISA SS 100ft GTO took shape at the Palumbo Superyachts shipyard, Ancona; Marco Casali of Too Design looked after both the exterior and the interior, liaising with the carbon fibre specialist team throughout the design process. Once again, ISA Yachts proves itself as an innovative and dynamic brand capable of tackling increasingly exciting challenges.
The sleek lines of the vessel are emphasised by the high deep-V shaped bow, with a profile that drops rapidly down to the stern. The deckhouse has a pronounced sheer line that perfectly matches the large double-curved front windows of 5 sqm each, divided by the gull-wing door to access the cockpit.
The boat performance is stylistically amplified by the big air intakes playing a dynamic role positioned above the hard top.
Astern and forward the sizeable open surfaces make it a unique product in its category, while the large opening glass panels of the hard top still ensure maximum comfort even in the covered areas of the cockpit.
The great attention to the weight of the ISA Super Sportivo 100 GTO has led to the installation of innovative solutions in addition to lighter furniture, flooring and ceiling. The deck flooring is PE/ EVA, a closed cell marine grade foam which, in addition to being light, is also very soft to the touch, easy to maintain, does not heat up under summer high temperatures and guarantees unmatched soundproofing.
On the starboard and port side of the cockpit we find two electric lift carbon tables serving as coffee or dining tables or as a large relaxation surface when covered with their cushions. Four Frau Donald armchairs, leather upholstered, complete this luxurious indoor entertainment space. Moving forwards, the Furuno dashboard is central, ergonomic and perfectly integrates with the cockpit design.
The interior configurations onboard the Super Sportivo 100 GTO are totally customisable and characterised by a design aimed to maximise light through the use of iconic and sleek architecture throughout its indoor and outdoor spaces.
Aldabra has 5 double cabins with private bathrooms. The full-beam owner cabin is located amidships and has a double bathroom with a central pass-through shower.
The cockpit and lower deck are finished in leather, carbon and steel to enhance the modern, clean and essential style of the whole project. Great attention has been paid to the light design using integrated LED strips to highlight specific details.
A 4-metre tender can be housed in the aft garage and can be hauled or launched through a tender slide system with a winch. ISA Super Sportivo 100ft GTO is also equipped with a transformer and a Seakeeper 35 for maximum comfort on board.
Aldabra will be premiered during the Cannes Yachting Festival 2021, one of a number of motor yachts we cannot wait to see debut at the upcoming show. Coverage of upcoming releases and debuts at Cannes will feature on motoryacht.com.au. September cannot come soon enough.