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 Apeco Years 1968-1976

Clayton Rautboard from Chicago owned a very profitable photocopy company called Apeco, but his real passion was boat racing. He therefore bought Magnum Marine from Don Aronow in 1968. Apeco soon dropped the Missile and Marauder lines, which were not profitable, and continued building only the Magnum 27′ and Magnum 35′. Sales were strong. Apeco…

FILIPPO THEODOLI 1976-1990

In 1976, Apeco sold Magnum Marine to Marchese Filippo Theodoli and his wife Katrin. This brought major change into the production line. Filippo had the innovative idea of transforming the race boat into a high performance luxury yacht, combining sea worthiness of the race boat with the luxurious accommodations and comforts of a yacht, which…

MAGNUM MARINE TODAY 1990-Today

In 1990 Filippo Theodoli died, leaving the Magnum boatyard to his wife Katrin. Because Katrin loved Magnum, because she felt an enormous responsibility towards all those who had been working with Magnum for so many years, and lastly because she was irked and challenged by being told that no woman could ever run a boat…

THE MILITARY

The image of Magnum is one of a great lifestyle in the sun, but there is also a serious side to the business that involves the military. The very qualities of Magnum boats that allow them to make passages in conditions when the prudent seaman stays in harbor makes the Magnum boats appeal to the…

27′ Magnum

Magnum 27' Series OverviewSpecificationsEquipment The Magnum 27’ is the original offshore powerboat from which all others hail. It has the extraordinary offshore capabilities for which this model is world-renowned and has a cult-like following around the globe. The new 27′ benefits from technologically advanced power packages from Mercury Racing, ensuring a reliable boating experience. All…

44′ Banzai

Magnum 44' Series OverviewSpecificationsLayout “Banzai delivers high performance and luxury without compromise.” (Jay Coyle, Yachting Magazine) Technologically the most advanced boat in years. This beautiful new Magnum has impressive acceleration and top performance. Interiors include a double master cabin, a full size head with shower, and a luxurious salon; a spacious cockpit with dinette area,…

Magnum 47.5′

Magnum 47.5 OverviewSpecificationsLayout The newest addition to the Magnum line, the 47.5 delivers the same legendary Magnum ride and seaworthiness, while doing so with new fuel efficient Mercury outboard motors, instead of diesels. Thanks to the outboard motors, this new model has, incredible performance, with a shallow draft, making it perfect for trips to the…

51′ Bestia

Magnum 51' Series OverviewSpecificationsLayout Also called “Bestia”, or Beast! Bestia is characterized by her tremendous speed, acceleration and brute power. The Magnum 51’ is a narrow beam, deep-vee, very heavy hull, generally equipped with twinCaterpillar or MTU diesels of between 1600 and 1925 HP each coupled to Arneson surface drives. The top speed can reach…

60′ Furia

Magnum 60' Series OverviewSpecificationsLayout The Magnum 60 Furia is the fastest yacht of this size in the world. Equipped with between 1600 and 2600 HP each MTU or Caterpillar twin diesel engines coupled to Arneson surface drives, she may reach speed of up to 75 mph. The interior accommodates two comfortable double staterooms each with…

70′

Magnum 70' Series OverviewSpecificationsLayout Three double cabins each equipped with its own head, a galley and salon as well as crew quarters offer comfortable accommodations for extended cruises. Topside, the expansive foredeck and sun pads offer an ideal setting to enjoy the ocean. The deep V hull and between 1920 and 2600HP each MTU or…

80′

Magnum 80' Series OverviewSpecificationsLayout Designed by Pininfarina, this new Magnum model is the fastest high performance luxury yacht in its class in the world. Powered by twin MTU 2600 HP diesels coupled to Arneson surface drives, this new Magnum 80’ will reach top speeds of over 60mph. The Magnum 80 Sport can accommodate up to…

100′

Magnum 100' Series OverviewSpecificationsLayout The new Magnum 100′ model, presented by Magnum Marine, will be Magnum’s largest yacht. The styling was designed by the talented young, Italian designer, Alberto Mancini, and offers a completely new concept of outdoor cockpit livability. The Magnum 100′ has different seating, dining and viewing areas, with an expandable top providing…