General Specs of VBV Legend 2016 - 1st International Meeting of Classic Offshore Powerboats

VBV Legend 2016 — Classic Offshore Powerboat Requirements

Below is a list of general required specifications for the July 21–24th event, VBV Legend 2016 — 1st International meeting of Classic Offshore Powerboats If you are interested in participating in the upcoming VBV Legend 2016 event, make sure your vintage powerboat meets the specifications, below. Vintage powerboats are only qualified to participate in VBV…

Filippo Theodoli Winning With Magnum 63 Maltese Magnum in 1987

Searace was a nonstop, full-throttle affair that carried competitors from Miami to Nassau and back again through horrendous sea conditions. Designed to be one of the longest, toughest events in powerboat racing, it was modeled on the original Miami-Nassau race, the defining competition for US offshore racers in the 1950s and ‘60s. The difference, of…

The First Magnum 56 Launched in 1996

Bestia was new and successful, but clients wanted a larger Magnum and the 53’, launched nearly twenty years before, looked a bit outdated and needed more space. Katrin thus thought of stretching the 53’ hull to 56’ to provide the additional space that clients wanted both in the interiors and in the engine room, and she called on Paolo Martin for a new deck. Paolo Martin designed a beautiful deck and the additional space in the interiors provided the two en-suite comfortable cabins and heads that clients were now looking for.

1979 Magnum 38′

Check out the luxurious 1979 Magnum Marine 38!  Truly a one of a kind. This classic 1979 Magnum Marine 38 is strong, fast, and in excellent condition. This Magnum Marine 38′ underwent an extensive refit in 2014 by Moxie. In addition to interior updates, it boasts Surface Drives TS and Rolla Propellers. This Magnum utilizes…

Magnum Marine Featured in OM Magazine

Magnum Marine Featured in OM Magazine

Equipped with twin MTU 10V200M94 producing an impressive 1,600 HP, the Magnum 51 represents the results of Magnum Marine’s quest to build a more environmentally friendly boat in terms of fuel economy and speed. Built for a client in Miami, it is capable of hitting over 70 MPH using only 100 GPH, thanks to its lightweight construction, common rail engines, and the surface drives system.

Magnum Marine's Concern for People, Environment

Magnum Marine’s Concern for People, Environment

Magnum Marine takes care to conserve energy, reduce emissions and noise. Cockpits and interiors are quiet thanks to high-tech sound dampening; engine noise and generator noise is muffled. Energy is preserved thanks to surface propellers that provide 20% more fuel efficiency than a standard drive system. Magnum Marine was one of the first boat yards…

Magnum Marine — The Beginnings 1966-1968

Magnum Marine — The Beginnings 1966-1968

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. Don Aronow built his new factory on NE 188th Street…

The Kat Cat Magnum 56'

The Kat Cat Magnum 56′

Ali Karacan, the Turkish media mogul who owns Kat Cat, the magnificent yellow Magnum 56′, feels the same; only because he has a Magnum, can he freely go from his house in Bodrum, Turkey, to the numerous Greek islands in the Aegean for the day and never worry that he can come back in the evening.…

Happy New Year from Magnum Marine!

Happy New Year from Magnum Marine!

2016 is already proving to be an exciting year for Magnum Marine, as we are celebrating our 50th Anniversary! Thank you to all of our patrons and fans, as we would not be where we are today without you! From the Magnum family to yours, we wish you the absolute best in the New Year.

Anatomy of a Magnum Marine Yacht

Anatomy of a Magnum Marine Yacht

The uncommon marriage of a fast, bulletproof hull with a designer interior. In 1993, Katrin Theodoli and a client were cruising the Intercoastal Waterway in Miami near the Magnum factory on a newly launched Bestia 50. The client, who had just purchased the boat was anxious to take the wheel, but as he brought the…

Magnum 51 Featured on S Magazin

Magnum 51 Featured on S Magazin

Magnum Marine’s Magnum 51 was recently featured on S Magazin! Check out what they had to say, below! Magnum. Marine je tvorac Magnum 51 modela, kojeg su pokazali nedavno u Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Plovilo je opremljeno sa dva MTU 10V2000M94 motora koji proizvode 1.600 KS. Napravljen je posebno za poznatog kupca u Miamiju, a najveća…

Magnum Patrol Craft for McDonnell Douglas

It is easy to see why Customs came back for more three years later. This time, they ordered three Magnum 40s with General Motors 6V92 diesels coupled to Arneson Drives. These were also enclosed pilothouse versions, and in a letter from the Department of the Treasury, Edward R. Callahan commented: “After four months of operation,…

Magnum Patrol Craft Built for US Coast Guard

After the US Customs Service ordered Magnum 27’s to use as patrol boats in 1978, they came back onto the scene in 1985, when they ordered two patrol boats based on the Magnum 38 hull. These were the first patrol boats that Magnum had built that featured enclosed pilothouses to give the crews some weather…