Smartboat VPLP design
© Olivier Dupont Delestraint

Smartboat

The remit for the Smartboat was to design an affordable yet modern 23’ single-hull motorboat. Her attention-grabbing lines are sleek and streamlined thanks to some very meticulous structural studies leveraging computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The goal was to enhance the boat’s movement through the water to generate minimal waves and wake, thus reducing the size of the engine and, ultimately, fuel consumption.

Smartboat VPLP design
© Olivier Dupont Delestraint

She’s particularly light for her size, weighing in at 820 kg without the engine. Cruising at 20 knots, she maintains perfect stability at speed thanks to her 300-litre ballast tank. Buoyed by the success of the Smartboat 23, which has sold more than 100 units to date, the company launched in 2013 a larger model, the Smartboat 30.

Launched

2009

Category

series

Architect

VPLP Design

Builder

Delphia (Poland)

Materials

glass

Length

7 m

Beam

2,48 m

Draft

0,4 m

Air Draft

Propulsion

motor

Sail Area