IY 11.98

A boat built for the most demanding sailors, simple,functional and versatile for cruising or racing. Its design blends tradition, creativity, craftsmanship and new technologies. With a limited wetted surface and a generous sail area, the 11.98 can easily reach its full potential even in light winds, remaining manageable in every condition. The ample deck areas provide for high liveability and the symmetry of the interiors combined with an optimal weight balance, help use spaces that become more functional and elegant. In its simplicity, the boat is easy to sail even double-handed and its three ample cabins and two washrooms provide for a pleasant living on board.


Elegance and a unique feel: details that make a difference for a 12 metres-long boat. Interiors are designed to be pleasant and comfortable, and remarkably light to amplify the feeling of space. Lighting is warm and suffused, with a floor wash effect that does not disturb night sailing. The Bellissima version is fit with high cupboards and stylish upholstery, in fibres and leather in the 'leather' series and a carbon look, with the brand's typical attention to detail and craftsmanship.


The deck layout is extremely clean and simple, developed to be practical for sailing and for living onboard. The removable benches in the cockpit make for exceptionally ample seating space. Optional include a removable cockpit table, a foldable stern gangplank, a dolphin striker with an integrated anchor on roller and a furling forestay with a built-in drum. Exterior design The setup is conceived for double-handed sailing when safety and performance is key.


The interiors of the IY 11.98 come from an accurate design process, for a sailing boat ideal for those racing sailors who do not disdain spaces and volumes typical of a comfortable cruising yacht. The interior layout includes three cabins, one in front and two symmetrical ones in the back, all with double beds and cabinets, two toilets – one on the right and a shower on the left, and enough storage spaces for a family cruise.

Technical data

Naval architecture Matteo Polli / Italia Yachts
Interior design KMD / Mirko Arbore & Partners
Exterior design KMD / Italia Yachts Design Team – Matteo Polli
Length overall 11,98 m (39,30 ft)
Hull length 11,65 m (38,2 ft)
Max beam 3.98 m (13.0 ft)
Draft 2.10 m (6.9 ft)
Displacement 6,200 kg (13,668 lbs)
Engine Diesel 30 Hp
Engine Battery n°1 x AGM 70 Ah
House Services battery n°2 x AGM 70 Ah
Fuel 110 litri (29,06 U.S. gal)
Water 200 litri (52,83 U.S. gal)
Mainsail area 50 sqm (538,2 sq ft)
Jib area 43 sqm (462,8 sq ft)
Gennaker area 130 sqm
ORC GPH (provisional) 590

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