Lucky Sevens

Benetti launches and delivers back-to-back Hulls No. 7, of its Fast 140 and Fast 125.

Benetti Yachts Fast 125
Benetti has launched seven Fast 125s like this one.Courtesy Benetti Yachts

It took a little more than a week for Benetti Yachts in Italy to launch and deliver two yachts that bear the designation of being Hull No. 7.

The first was the seventh Benetti Fast 140, which launched April 16. The second was the seventh Benetti Fast 125, which was delivered to her owner April 24.

Both the Fast 140 and the Fast 125 have exterior design by Stefano Righini, and Benetti’s D2P Displacement to Planing hull form.

The Fast 140 can accommodate 12 guests in six staterooms. According to Benetti, the twin 3,500-horsepower MTU engines provide a top-end speed of 23 knots. Range is reportedly 500 nautical miles at 16.5 knots, or 1,800 miles at 12 knots.

The Fast 125 has five staterooms for 10 guests. Her AZP C65 propulsion system, created in collaboration with Rolls-Royce, works with twin 2,600-horsepower MTU 16V 2000 M96L engines to achieve a maximum speed of 22 knots, according to Benetti. Range at 12 knots is reportedly 1,750 nautical miles.

How tall are the ceilings on this Benetti Fast 125? According to the builder, the headroom is 6 feet, 10 inches.

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