459 Cockpit Motoryacht— By Capt. Bill Pike
— December 2003
forward while driving from the upper helm (above) of this 45-footer
is excellent, and it’s also good aft, thanks to the opening
above the wet bar (previous image), which is tucked below the hardtop.
Meeting the needs of boaters in the U.S. has some builders around the world scratching their heads, but not Rio Yachts. This Italian builder knows what works and what doesn’t, and adds a creative touch and fine finish to differentiate its product from lots of other boats out there.
Have a look and see what you think. ▶