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WOW!! This Boat Is Made of Rare Marble

WOW!! This Boat Is Made of Rare Marble

Invictus GT320 Versilys

Invictus GT320 Versilys

Wow, this new boat is made of marble and the outcome will leave you awed. Named the Invictus GT320 Versilys, it was imagined by Christian Grande who adds a distinctive sculptural vocation to the typical dynamism of boating.

The iconic half-reverse bow and the harmonious convexity of the hull produce a perfect balance of strength and agility: a real family feeling, capable of transforming the Italian shipyard boats into authentic classics.

For Grande, the idea was to use marble, precious, eternal, sculptural, on a modern, powerful, and fast boat. Marble is used for the walkable surfaces of the deck, as well as for various details and complements on board, from the kitchenette in the cockpit to the bathroom top and its washbasin.

“The Classic does not only belong to the past, it is the image in which every civilisation has identified the most accomplished form of its culture. It is something that remains deeply relevant and continues to stand the test of time” says Grande.

Through various processing and installation tests and giving life to a new classic is a gamble that Invictus Yacht and Henraux achieved the goal of using thin slabs of grey Versilys marble on board of a GT320, the iconic model of the Italian shipyard.

The Titanium cushions and the Attack Grey colour embody the perfect match for the elegant shades of marble; a combination of charm and sportiness is also expressed in the choice of propulsion: two generous Volvo Penta V8s engines with 350 horsepower each, for excellent performance and comfort.

Paolo Carli and Christian Grande

Paolo Carli and Christian Grande

“Ours is an era that celebrates the unusual and the paradoxical, capable of integrating contrasts and transforming any apparent contradiction into a wealth of meaning. In the wake of this idea, what is apparently irreconcilable finds its space: stone and sea, archetypal elements, meet and merge in the space of thirty-two feet,” explains Christian Grande. “As for the Renaissance artists, who animated the marble of their sculptures with throbbing muscles and veins, once again intention shapes reality through technique. The infinite complexity of a process translates into an immediate, authentic, true form: the original, in a single instant, becomes a Classic.”

The full-load weight of the GT320 Versilys differs slightly (around 70 kg) from the 8 tonnes of the standard version: this amazing result derives from an unprecedented plate processing technology and the consistent use of carbon parts, such as the hard-top and support poles of the aft awning.