Driven by a market that prefers boats with outboard motors, Donzi Marine in 2019 built the Gran Turismo 41 GT, the brand’s first boat powered by outboard motors, immediately obtaining unanimous acclaim from critics, which in any case remains one of the more options offered and it does not replace models with inboard engines.
Just a year later in 2020 it was revived with a new deck layout, such as to induce some opinion leaders in the sector to define it as the completion of the first 41 GT.
In particular, the new 41 GTZ has the cockpit completely redesigned and protected with a SkyView hardtop in acrylic with Donzi aluminum frame that protects from the sun and the wind, guaranteeing exceptional aerodynamic performance thanks to a structure design that does not slow down the speed of the vehicle. boat and offers 90% protection against UV rays and 60% against infrared.
The design of the fiberglass hull is always that of a deep V with double step which ensures the right stability and maneuverability at high speeds even in not so favorable weather conditions designed with modern lines with exceptional hydrodynamic properties and to be equipped with the best engines outboards in the world as standard or supercharged.
The entire deck is covered in SeaDek an anti-slip product, made of closed cell EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) material with exceptional anti-slip properties even when wet, and with a great capacity to absorb shocks and greater surface protection. against scratches, chips and dents in addition it has soundproofing properties.
The boat is 40 feet 6 inches (12.37 m) long and 9 feet 8 inches (2.98 m) wide; Displacement 9,500 pounds (4,309 kg); Fuel tank capacity 1,135 l; Fresh water capacity 113 l; Motorization 2x Mercury Verado 400R or 3x Mercury Verado 400R of 400 hp each.
The new 41 GTZ is a high performance luxury cruising yacht with elegant and sporty lines with refined details and perfect finishes made to enjoy high quality sailing in comfort and safety.
It is a contemporary yacht, with well-functioning solutions with a lot of space. The cockpit layout has been developed in the name of entertainment with comfort increased to the highest levels to experience the boat even when she is stationary while maintaining its performance characteristics in navigation.
It represents the ideal solution to reach tourist destinations quickly and safely and with maximum manageability together with family and friends, enjoying navigation right on open spaces.
This new generation outboard has a new exterior layout outfitted with six wrap-around pivoting seats with very high backrests and two sun loungers aft.
The first model that of 2019 does not have a hardtop, has the cockpit with 2 seats that of the pilot and co-pilot in the front row immediately behind along the two sides, two large chaise longues oriented in the same direction of navigation and two others aft orientedin the opposite direction all extraordinary that allow you to lie down and sunbathe and enjoy the wonders of the sea.
With the new model, the two benches amidships have been replaced with 4 enveloping seats with large padding and very high and protective backrests and with pivoting characteristics so that they can be oriented where you want to form a pleasant socialization area after fantastic excursions on the waves with retractable central table. During navigation, the seats can be positioned facing forward, while when standing still they are repositioned around the table with all the air protected by the hardtop and with a fridge with drawer cooler and a sink available installed almost in the center of the cabin. piloting.
The new 41 GTZ also benefits from two large and beautiful and comfortable chaise longues at the stern positioned along the bulwarks and oriented in the opposite direction of navigation and with a large central space between the two seats which is very easy and without any obstacle it is possible to walk from the swimming platform on the transom up to the access door to the lower deck cabin.
Air conditioning is standard for both the cockpit and the lower deck cabin.
The whole cockpit is covered with a fabulous upholstery with comfortable padding with the first two seats forward, that of the driver and companion, folding and adjustable, with the driving position assisted by Garmin electronics and VesselView and enriched with flat screen displays, which are clearly visible, and well finished dash panels.
The upholstery of all seats is coordinated with the color of the exterior of the boat and the sparkling colors of the hull.
Between the two seats forward there is access below deck where there is a large cabin that follows the same style of the boat.
A comfortable, quiet, peaceful sheltered area in which to relax, equipped to extend a day on the water equipped with a retractable head with a holding tank.
Also for the interiors we wanted to create an atmosphere of great sporting luxury with two twin sofas placed one in front of the other made in a particular way where the logos of the boat and the contours of the entire upholstery stand out, all made with perfectionism and scrupulousness for satisfy the most demanding customers who appreciate the quality of the details.
The boat is also equipped with a huge stowage space due to the presence of numerous well hidden lockers both on deck and in the cabin below.
Mounted far away at the end of the transom to ward off noise and vibrations, outboard motors are installed to propel the 41 GTZ which can be powered by Verado Mercury engines in twin 400R or triple 400R configurations of 400hp each.
With a triple in test, maximum speeds were recorded around 80 mph (129 km / h), an incredible speed considering the type of boat.