Mares has long been known for its boats’ admirable sea-keeping ability, a trait which is due no doubt in part to the rough waters surrounding New Zealand, which helped to inspire the company’s founder. And the 45 powercat will be no exception to the Mares tradition. The company says her patented hull design will help her float gently over big swells, as opposed to crashing through them. Two en suite cabins below offer respite from the elements, while a saloon with 360-degree views ensures that once you reach port all of your hard charging will be well rewarded.
This article originally appeared in the December 2011 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.