Departures Magazine recently published an article about GTMM and Giovanni Theodoli's background in the field of luxury speedboats. Check out an excerpt of the article below! Miami-based Giovanni Theodoli Marine Manufacturing (GTMM), owned by yacht-world veteran Giovanni Theodoli, is one of the newest luxury speedboat companies to enter the market. Theodoli has quite the boating pedigree. His mother, the Marchesa
The first boat from Magnum Marine GT—a 39' offshore Vee bottom—aces the test with twin Mercury Racing 700 hp engines. The first time I met the founder of Giovanni Theodoli Marine Manufacturing—Magnum Marine GT to keep it simple—was at the Miami International Boat Show in 2011.
When a company is releasing a new model, even a prototype, setbacks are a part of the process. But when said company is just starting, one can only imagine the enduring process of bringing a new boat to market. Throw on the pressure of being a Theodoli—the family owns the prominent Magnum Marine in Miami—and expectations have to be amplified.
Although the color scheme for the GTMM 39' is not final, this rendering does depict the boat's final deck lines and two-step hull. While the standard lay-up for the upcoming Giovanni Theodoli Marine Manfacturing 39-foot V-bottom, which is based of the 39-foot Dragon and will debut at the 2012 Miami International Boat Show, employs conventional materials including vinylester resin and
Mystic is builidng the GTMM 39' with conventional lamination materials. Small-parts fabrication is almost complete and hull and deck lamination are two to three weeks away for the Giovanni Theodoli Marine Manufacturing 39-foot V-bottom at Mystic Powerboats, according to Mystic principal John Cosker. The GTMM 39’ is based off the original 39-foot Dragon tooling, but with an open top and