Video footage from Yachting World's test aboard Italia Yachts new 13.98 fast cruiser, from Chioggia, Venice. The full report is in Yachting World September 2012, out now.

Italia Yachts were established in 2010 near Venice and following an ORC specialised 10.98, they launched this 13.98 luxury fast cruiser in May.
Could the Italia Yachts partners’ considerable experience, which includes National championships and America’s Cup racing, plus 20 years of dealing X-Yachts, ensure this new venture stands out in a crowded and volatile market?

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See the full report and pictures in our September issue.

Video by Paul Wyeth