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Italia 12.98 / 43

Fast all round yacht
Fast all-round yacht. The perfect length for big spaces while maintaining an easy handling
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Italia 12.98 / 43

Italia 12.98: a fast, all round yacht

Mast & Rig

Sail plan

Sail area
Mainsail + jib 103 sm (1.109 sq ft)
Mainsail + gennaker 197 sm (2.121 sq ft)



technical specification

Discover the Italia 12.98 / 43
Naval architecture Matteo Polli / Italia Yachts
Interior design Laura Boscolo Meo / Italia Yachts
Exterior design 2pixel Studio / Italia Yachts
Engineering & structural design Cossutti Yacht Design
Length over all 12.98 m (43 ft)
Max beam 4.16 m (13.64 ft)
Draft 1.90 (6.2 ft) 2.25 m (7.382 ft)
Displacement 7.950 Kg (17,526 lbs)
Engine Diesel 50 Hp
Fuel 220 litres (58,12 U.S. gal)
Water 360 litres (95,10 U.S. gal)
Sail area mainsail + jib 103 sm (1.109 sq ft)
Sail area mainsail + gennaker 197 sm (2.121 sq ft)
comfort and performance

Great performances, easy handling

The hull lines of Italia 12.98 contemplate a proper balance between comfort and performance, borrowing the fluid concepts developed for the 9.98 Fuoriserie with regard to the distribution of volumes, while maintaining the key features for the interior in perfect cruising style.

The fore and aft rake are more obvious than the other models of the yard. The result is a smaller wetted surface area for the benefit of performance in light wind conditions. Aft waterlines sections allow a variable dynamic length, short in light wind, longer with increasing speed.

quiet and safe

Italia 12.98 exterior layout

The large cockpit can be closed by a removable teak covered folding transom: the ideal solution for a quiet and safe navigation, as to enjoy an easy access to the sea.

The sunbathing area on the deck is flat and smooth, thanks also to the flush deck hatches. The access to the interior of the cockpit is through a sliding hatch. Large lockers provide plenty of space for storage during the cruise. The furling system is below deck, halyards are collected under the hatch where the trap is hidden inside and the spray hood is integrated in the carter on the deck.

comfort and performance

Deck layout and main equipment

The deck layout is ergonomic and functional, in perfect Italia Yachts’ style. The large cockpit, free from obstacles, with wide space for benches permits a smooth transition to the forward cockpit. Particular attention has been paid to the ergonomics of the maneuvers, in order to offer an easy and safe sailing even in the race with a full crew. All running rigging lines run under the deck.

Italia 12.98 provides a “german sheet” mainsail circuit and a lot of features in perfect race style. The backstay has an hydraulic adjustement, ball bearing blocks, rudder bearings, the self aligning stock bearing, halyards and sheets are in Dyneema®. All these features are available as standard and in conjunction with the rod rigging.

stylish and dynamic

The sense of space of much larger yachts

Below deck the Italia 12.98 has the sense of space found in much larger yachts. With a fine balance between classic styles and contemporary design, the 12.98 boasts a low water line at the beam vital to guarantee high performance. The mood is characterized by wood surfaces in horizontal grain and complemented by the coordinated use of wood finish cupboards and bright white hull interior creating a stylish and dynamic visual path. An oak finish interior is also available on request.

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