CNB presents at the Düsseldorf boat show the mock-up of the new 78-footer, which will replace the CNB 76. The new boat, currently still in draft form, will be built in Aquileia (Udine), the CNB yard in fact now part of the Solaris group. The first hull will be ready for the Cannes Boat Show, and four units have already been sold.
The new CNB 78
With this model, CNB wanted to improve without distorting CNB 76. Building on the commercial success of its predecessor, which sold an impressive 32 units, CNB 78 has a slightly wider and more aggressive hull, with a double knee (the edge that marks the transition from bottom to side) and a slimmer deckhouse. Its iconic deckhouse, designed by Philippe Briand, now a hallmark of the shipyard, gives the salon below deck a unique panoramic view.
The advantages of having a wider hull are reflected in the interior spaces where you can have two very large guest cabins and a master cabin worthy of a 90-footer. All cabins have en suite bathrooms, with separate toilet and shower. The below-deck saloon is elevated and offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the exterior due to the special conformation of the deckhouse. Aft are the galley, utility rooms and the crew cabin, which also has a bathroom and can accommodate up to 3 people.
CNB 78 – Data Sheet
Overall length 24.85 m
Hull length 23.25 m
Maximum width 6.15 m
Standard draft 3.50 m
Standard displacement 14,000 kg
Volvo Penta D4 175 hp engine
Fuel tank 2,500 liters
Water tank 1,500 liters
Black water tanks 2 x 400 liters
Interior designers Jean-Marc Piaton and Rafael Bonet
From our correspondent at Boot Düsseldorf Giacomo Barbaro