Art Widagdho Magnum 53 Sports Cruiser

Check out Art Widagdho’s Magnum 53 Sports Cruiser! “There are many great love stories, but I like ours best.” It was love at first sight, love of the stringers, to be exact. By the time I first saw her, I realized that the 1986 Magnum 53 would be mine. She’s a beauty, no doubt, yet after years “sleeping”…

Chris And Ian Toll Magnum 27

Chris And Ian Toll Magnum 27

Check out Chris And Ian Toll’s Epic Magnum 27. Balestrieri and Pruett won the Sam Griffith Trophy in 1968 in Miami with the Magnum 27. Balestrieri then took the Magnum to race in Europe and it sank when competing in a very rough Cowes-to-Torquay race in August 1968, when he was in the lead. “The…

Ali Karacan Gorgeous Magnum 56

Ali Karacan Gorgeous Magnum 56′

Check out Ali Karacan’s gorgeous Magnum 56. Ali bought Kat Cat for himself for his 40th birthday. She was shipped from Miami to Italy, and the crew then drove her from Italy to Athens, and from there to Kusadasi, in Turkey. The seas were horrendous that day, but the crew kept driving all night from Athens to Kusadasi, and…

Magnum Maltese #1 Found, Restored!

Magnum Maltese #1 Found, Restored!

Check out this awesome story featuring the Magnum Maltese! Magnum Marine’s timeless work of art, both featured in a plethora of advertising and used for offshore racing, the Magnum Maltese #1 was discovered and completely restored by Tom M.   It was a chilly December morning. I had recently finished restoring a 1979 Excalibur and was…

Ivo Redaelli’s Magnum 44'

Ivo Redaelli’s Magnum 44′

Check out the famous Italian architect, Ivo Maria Redaelli, with his gorgeous yellow Magnum 44. “My usual destination is Sardinia, but I often do short cruises to Capri, Elba, Ischia, Liguria, and Corsica,” Redaelli says about his sleek yellow Magnum. “I’ll often have breakfast in Capri’s famous square and then eat lunch on an island…

Don Aronow World Champion in 1967 with Maltese Magnum

In 1966 Don Aronow, now offshore champion and boat builder, built himself a new 27′ race boat, which he named “Maltese Magnum”. The boat became World Champion and Don Aronow built a small factory to build more boats just like it: Magnum Marine was founded. All of Aronow’s brands were winning offshore races and all…

Magnum 50 Design Combines Style and Function

Magnum 50 Design Combines Style and Function

Magnum 50 design exceeds expectations with a combination of style and function.  For the design of the Magnum 50, Katrin turned to Paolo Martin, an Italian designer who, like Pininfarina, had made his mark designing fast cars. Martin started with an open mind and a blank sheet of paper. “I had to work with the…