|The Real Thing|
Part 2: As contemporary as these boats are, it is their timelessness that is most arresting.
By Tim Clark — May 2001
In 1973 ongoing technological
refinement and continuity were assured when Walter’s sons, Klaus
and Urs, joined the firm at the same time that a new production facility
opened in nearby Sihlbrugg. In the years since, Klaus, a naval architect
trained at Hamburg University, and Urs, a mechanical engineer whose apprenticeship
in engine construction was completed at Daimler-Benz, have applied contemporary
expertise to Boesch models inside and out. Under their watch handling
and overall performance of the entire line have been improved with the
development of a proprietary curved rudder design, and they have further
reduced upkeep by introducing low-maintenance MerCruiser electronic V-8
This article originally appeared in the April 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.