Style and performance are the common denominator of the whole Scanner Marine Envy collection, which is now being expanded with the new Scanner Envy 1200, the latest addition from the Italian manufacturer of RIB boats and custom yacht tenders. World premiered at the Venice Boat Show, this 12-meter sporty and elegant Maxi Rib is positioned exactly between the 1100 and 1400 models. A pure open dinghy created by the prolific pencil of Donato Montemitro (Montemitro Design), owner of the Scanner Marine boatyard, it was created as a day-boat or superyacht tender, but is also suitable for short-range cruising.
The entire deck layout (which can be slightly customized, within the limits of the boat’s seaworthiness) develops around the central console, covered by the sleek, sinuous line of the hard top with windscreen and wraparound uprights, which is very protective and supported by a single elegant central support towards the stern. A T-Top and therefore open version is equally available, with no continuity between the windscreen and the top, which is more airy and essential in lines. At the stern, a large sundeck occupies all the useful space above the engine room, between the two comfortable walkways leading to the generous aft platform. The cockpit, protected by fibreglass bulwarks with stainless steel handrails mounted on the mainmast, is furnished with a wooden table for eight guests and sofas, while the multi-function galley unit set against the helm seats is equipped with a cooker, sink and fridge.
The backrest of the aft sofa can be folded forward to leave more space for the sundeck and also acts as a headrest. The imposing central steering console has plenty of space to fit two charts and all the electronics needed to manage the boat, while the three pilot seats offer total comfort. On the sides, two large side-decks lead to a practical and pleasant teak deck surrounding the second sundeck that furnishes the deckhouse. The very elegant teak-covered bow is the technical mooring area: two lateral bollards, winch on view on the deck, chain running in a special stainless steel groove in the middle of the boat and anchor positioned on a cantilevered stainless steel rocker.
Envy-1200-Venice-Boat-ShowWith a length of 12 meters (as suggested by the name itself), the Scanner Envy 1200 allocates ample interior space to the double bed in the bow, the hallway with sofa and multifunctional furniture, the useful volumes in lockers and cupboards and, above all, to the large, comfortable head with separate shower: exactly everything you need to fully enjoy a day or more at sea.
However, the “plus” of the Scanner Marine line certainly lies in the premium quality of the home-made manual work; everything is masterfully created in-house, from fiberglass moulds to the laying of the natural or synthetic teak on the floor and the various details. Careful design is followed at the same time by meticulous construction with the aim of providing a high level product.
The unit exhibited at the Venice Boat Show was fitted with two sterndrive petrol engines but the owner can equally opt for twin diesel engines or 2/3 outboards up to 1,200HP.
Lastly, as the boatyard claims, the excellent hull is capable of sailing fast and safely even in rough sea with exciting performance. We can’t wait to sea trial her and let you know her “numbers”.
Scanner Marine Envy 1200, together with the 11- and 14-meter models, will be exhibited at the Cannes Yachting Festival next September.
Scanner Envy 1200: Technical Specs
|Design and project||D. Montemitro Design-Scanner|
|Max Beam||400 cm|
|Tube diameter||60-65 cm|
|Engine Type||2-3 outboards, 2 sterndrive engines|
|Max Power||1.200 hp|