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Specifications

Length Overall 66' 5''
20.13 m
Beam 17' 4''
5.29 m
Dry Weight 97,880 lbs.
44,398 kg
Draft 4' 9"
1.46 m
Fuel Capacity 951 gal.
3,600 L
Water Capacity 264 gal.
999 L

Engine Options

Std. Power 2 x 1350-hp Volvo Penta IPS diesel engines
Opt. Power 2 x 1200-hp MAN V8 diesel engines

Captain's Report

Editor’s Report by Capt. Greg Thornton

running

The Astondoa 66 Flybridge has a length overall of 66.04' (20.13 m), a beam of 17.38' (5.29 m), and a draft of 4.8' (1.46 m).

Brief Summary

open spaces

The Astondoa 66 Flybridge has no shortage of open spaces, whether seeking sun or shade. And with her submersible teak swim platform, this 66 Flybridge is well integrated with the sea.

Intent on designing a vessel that was not only livable but also stood out in terms of personality, the Astondoa 66 Flybridge is the result of over 100 years and four generations of Astondoa manufacturing history. And boasting a protected hardtop, the spacious flybridge area is the decadent cherry on the cake – a large secluded sunbathing refuge, an open-air upper helm vantage point and a private dining get-away.

best worlds

The 66 Flybridge provides the best of both worlds with her fixed hardtop - the interior portion being retractable.

  • Hardtop flying bridge
  • Third aft control station
  • Four cabins and three heads
  • Crew cabin and one head
  • Twin diesel Volvo Penta IPS 1350-hp engines
  • Hydraulic submersible swim platform

Mission

Astondoa sought to create a sporty vessel that was prized for her livability, comfort, and ease of personalization. The addition of a spacious hardtop flybridge, complete with sizable galley, provides the owner/operator the replicated luxuries which are found on the first deck, only now out in the fresh air and with a view.

flybridge

It’s evident that the Astondoa 66 Flybridge was created with luxury in mind. The flying bridge contains a massive sun pad, C-shaped dinette area as well as a fully equipped outdoor galley. Keeping guests safely entertained, the area is outlined with high safety rails backrests - clearly noting that the company’s attention to safety details haven’t been overlooked.

Major Features

  • Hardtop with retractable center shade
  • Fully galley on flybridge
  • Four cabin en suite layout and crew cabin
  • Full beam

Design

wide beam

Astondoa constructed the 66 Flybridge with a wide beam, allowing for maximum internal volume and concurrently allowing for huge windows which run most of the length of the vessel. Natural light pours into the interior, further integration the outdoors.

With features such as her long and sleek, contemporary hull windows and ample freeboard heights, which we usually find on larger vessels, the Astondoa 66 Flybridge is quite spacious - internally and externally. In addition to custom upholstery and teak finishes, there are numerous sunbathing areas which to no surprise speak of the high level of leisure that the company was seeking to achieve when designing the 66 Flybridge. Astondoa has also all but eliminated any steps on the main deck, thus negating tripping hazards - a major facet when considering the main deck being the heaviest trafficked area once on board. And from the beginning, new owners are involved from the design phase, ensuring that the 66 Flybridge meets the clients desired specifications.

Style

design

The Astondoa family has designed the 66 Flybridge to have a luxurious fit-and-finish, with a lavish mix of patterns and textures for the upholstery.

accommodations

When it comes to décor, the 66 Flybridge accommodates to provide color-matches schemes that suite the owner's tastes.

Performance

diesel

Access to the standard twin diesel Volvo Penta IPS 1350-hp engines is down through the port-side deck hatch, located in the aft cockpit.

Specifications

Measuring in with an overall length of 66' 5'' (20.13 m), a beam of 17' 4'' (5.29 m), and a draft of 4' 9" (1.46 m), the team at Astondoa have the 66 Flybridge recorded with a maximum speed of between 30 and 32 knots. And at an average cruising speed of between 24 to 26 knots, the team put her range at 300 nautical miles. The freshwater capacity is 264 gallons (999 L) while the fuel capacity is 951 gallons (3,600 L). Additionally, the vessel has a full load displacement of 97,880 lbs. (44,398 kg).

Engine Power

The standard engine package on the 66 Flybridge comes with twin diesel Volvo Penta IPS 1350-hp engines. Additionally, owners can opt for twin diesel MAN V8 1200-hp.

Boat Inspection

profile

The Astondoa 66 Flybridge flaunts a sporty profile and multitude of spacious entertainment areas.

There’s a sleek and sporty look and finish to the 66 Flybridge. The mix of contemporary and aggressive angles speak of her refined nature, but with some zest. There’s a balanced flow when moving about the cabin and transitioning the decks. We noticed that safety was an evident factor in the design considerations.

safety

The flybridge layout.

deck layout

 

The main deck layout.

Swim Platform

windows

The 66 Flybridge above showcases her whelp of windows and lighting as well as the underwater lights off the swim platform.

swim platform

The swim platform is hydraulically actuated and contains fittings for a canopy. There are pull-up cleats to either side.

Aft Cockpit Seating Area

bench

In the aft cockpit, a forward-facing bench is located to center. Behind it, a sunshade can be lowered to cozy up the area.

aft cockpit

Dividing the aft cockpit from the main salon area are two glass doors which when open, lock into place. Access to the Flybridge is via the port-side companionway.

Bow Seating Area

bow area

The bow area has a forward sun pad and just aft, a C-shaped seating section complete with table. A canopy can be readily constructed for added refuge from the weather.

Salon / Galley

windows

Thanks to large windows the run up both the port and starboard sides, the main deck is a sizable space, filled with natural light.

furniture

The low-level furniture enhances the 66 Flybridge's roomy interior.

salon

The salon’s main seating area consists of a floating sofa and an opposing C-shaped settee. The table is mounted on a fixed base and has flip-down leaves.

Helm

helm

The 66’s helm is situated on the starboard side and flaunts a relatively symmetrical layout.

The helm location is just starboard of the boat’s centerline. Integrated throughout the layout is an air of sophistication, and the controls as well as instrumentation are well spaced out from one another and cleanly defined. There’s clear visibility forward and mullions separating the additional windshield panes to both peripherals.

twin helm bench

The twin helm bench sits just abaft the helm with the captain’s chair to center and companion chair towards the outside. Providing additional entry and egress to the helm is a hydraulic door to starboard.

Flybridge

oasis

The oasis on board the 66 Flybridge is certainly the flybridge. There’s a massive three-person sun pad, C-shaped dinette area, and companion sofa all running up the starboard side.

Whether it’s night or day, the Astondoa 66 Flybridge is the area to be as there’s plenty of accommodation space for whatever the occasion. Plus add in the fact that there’s a full galley and dinette space, and we can see this as the perfect cocktail area on a nice evening.

galley

The full galley is equipped with a grill, sink, and refrigeration unit. The C-shaped dinette sits just across. A washdown station is located ahead of the sun pad.

sofa

Adjacent from the galley, a fixed sofa allows for plenty of company to accompany the helmsperson.

lighting

There’s plenty of recessed lighting through the 66 Flybridge, and the center portion of the hardtop is retractable further integrating the outdoors.

Accommodations

accommodations

The lower deck layout.

The Astondoa 66 Flybridge features four sleeping accomodations, all of which are located below deck. The master and VIP suites contain en suite heads, while the other two share a head. Additionally, the crew quarters is en suite.  

staircase

There’s an illuminated staircase that winds down from the salon and into the main accommodation’s corridor.

vip suite

Well illuminated, the forward VIP suite consists of an island berth with plenty of shelving and storage tucked all about. Twin cabinets stand to either side of the foot of the berth.

vip

The VIP’s en suite head is access at the foot of the room and to port. There’s plenty of artificial and natural lighting.

centerline

Located on the boats centerline and taking advantage of the 17' (5.18 m) beam, the master suite sits low in profile, and has an open and airy feeling to it. Long shelving flows beneath the windows, and the en suite head is accessed to port of the berth.

concept

The open and airy concept continues into the master en suite. The addition of glass and mirror, the full shower and twin sink arrangement integrate fully integrate, or partition with the help of a shower curtain. There’s a single port hole to starboard.

master suite

Just forward of the master suite and to port are twin bunk beds which share a head with the starboard guest quarters.

guest room

Adjacent from the port guest room, the starboard accommodation has twin beds and an en suite head.

Optional Equipment

Currently unavailable.

Price

The price is in the ballpark of USD $3.6 million.

Observation

sporty

The Astondoa 66 Flybridge is a sporty yet refined addition to the fleet.

The all-new Astondoa 66 Flybridge is a great addition to the sport yacht category. Not only does the 66 propel the company forward with its attention to detail and refined look and finish, but also upwards with the addition of the flying bridge. Plus, with four generous accommodation options and crew quarters, it’s easy to turn an evening soiree into a weekend getaway.