Man this thing could really change the game as far as Great Lakes cruising goes. Who needs Lambeau Field when you could drop the E78’s hook in Green Bay in early September and catch the Packers season opener on the tube?
The Austin Parker 64 Fly S may have roots extending back to the working lobster boats of Maine, but it’s hard to be sure considering she’s got so much European style. However, she definitely retains the seakeeping characteristics of those trustworthy vessels.
Our first look at the Sea Blade 35. Thanks to a hull design that you won’t see many other places, the Sea Blade 35 from New England Boatworks in conjunction with Navatek can handle rough seas and heady speeds.
Our first look at the Maritimo M65. The Maritimo M65 was built to withstand the rugged marine environs surrounding her Australian home. But those excellent seafaring qualities payoff wherever she may roam.
Our Boat Test of the Benetti 108 Tradition Supreme. An adventure-seeking client teamed up with Benetti Yachts to develop a one-of-a-kind 108 Tradition Supreme. And when the details start with a less-than-conventional propulsion system, the project is going to put the custom in semi-custom.
Viking likes to build what it calls “a model within a model.” The idea is to dial in the hull design, and then branch out with configurations that appeal to cruisers, fishermen, and those with a foot in each camp. Thus was born the 52 Sport Coupe, or SC for short.
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. ▶