ICE 60

Con­ceived by rac­ing driver Marco Mal­gara, this 60-footer is as Cool as its name

Yachting World - - Front Page -

Styles come and go. To stand the test of time you need some­thing else, some­thing more than aes­thet­ics, some­thing that stays with you af­ter that ini­tial heady rush be­gins to wane.

The Ital­ians have al­ways owned style and there has been some­thing of a rev­o­lu­tion in Ital­ian-de­signed and/or -built boats in re­cent years. A num­ber of new brands have joined what was an al­ready crowded per­for­mance cruiser mar­ket – sexy-look­ing ma­chines that ex­cel in light-wind, warm weather sail­ing con­di­tions.

These of­fer the lat­est in de­sir­able lines with un­blem­ished decks, shal­low cock­pits and plenty of sun­bathing space, ten­der garages, etc. Grand Soleil and So­laris are the best es­tab­lished in pro­duc­tion yard terms, but have been joined by com­pa­nies such as Italia Yachts, Mylius, and El­eva.

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