With its new 37 IPS, Luhrs has set out to prove that big things really can come in smaller packages. The boat is the first in the builder’s Canyon Series line, which Luhrs claims is the only group of sportfishing boats under 39 feet that can boast two staterooms and two heads. As such, the 37 aims to compete with other convertibles that might dwarf her in size
Webster’s Dictionary defines “sojourn” as “a brief or temporary stay; a visit,” which makes the word a fitting moniker for this 44-footer from Carver, the Pulaski, Wisconsin, company known for producing cruising boats outfitted with interiors with surprisingly large amounts of room. The 44, which can be outfitted with joystick controlled IPS pods, has loads of
Founded in 1997, Coastal Craft is a British Columbia company that specializes in creating aluminum-hull boats, has a new flagship—the 450 IPS—and by all accounts she lives up to the company’s reputation for sturdy, comfortable builds. She also sports some performance features that are fairly impressive, particularly for a cruiser. Coastal Craft builds the 450 with
Holding with the strong undercurrent of nostalgia in today’s boating environment, Barracuda Yacht Design will soon unveil the Sasga 12, a “Balearic-style” motoryacht which is inspired by traditional Menorcan fishing rowboats commonly known as Llats. The two keys to the resemblance between the boats are the Sasga’s rounded stern section and her distinctive beam,
Designed with the iconic motoryachts of the 1930s and ‘40s in mind, the yacht exudes classical styling that will ensure her owners stand apart from the pack. Of note are her large aft sunpad and the panoramic frameless windows
Nordhavn has always been renowned for building boats with distinctive lines and rugged silhouettes, and the new 63 from the California-based company is no exception. The boat shares a hull form with Nordhavn’s popular 55 and 60, but that’s not to say that it doesn’t have its own dynamic design attributes. Most strikingly, the 63 features an aft wheelhouse. This
In times of economic strife, most people shy away from evolutionary business concepts, instead preferring to hunker down and ride out the storm with older, more comfortable ideas. But a lack of dynamism in business leads to stagnation—and stagnation to death. The business of boatbuilding is no exception. But thankfully, Tilli Antonelli is not “most people.”
Marquis Yachts has appointed Ventures Limited as its authorized dealer in Malta, Libya, and Tunisia. “We are thrilled that Ventures will be representing Marquis Yachts throughout the central ports of the
Mediterranean,” said Erik Nelson, VP of Marquis Yachts. “This is a geographic area that is populated with beautiful yacht centers frequented by yachting
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Love Me, Tender
Six head-turning tenders for yachts and megayachts.
A yacht can make a statement, sure. But many times she’s anchored out in the harbor, to be admired from a distance. The real first impression comes when everyone onboard arrives in the tender. Most tenders are typical and unexciting—they carry everyone from point A to point B. But then there’s the
Absolute is turning heads in Europe. Can it do the same in America?
If you’re a boatbuilder who’s bent on competing in the United States, you better have two things: a lot of boatbuilding experience and a good idea of what Americans like and what they don’t. America’s financial landscape is littered with the bones of companies who entered what is
Fit for a Queen
A renowned British boatbuilder blends some new technology with old-world luxury.
Fairline has always been known for designing exceptionally seakindly boats that also have elegant, understated lines. This British builder is also known for crafting lush interiors that are stunning enough for the Queen Mum herself. The new
One New York college is creating tomorrow’s boatbuilders.
So how do you design a 64-foot convertible sportfisherman that makes 50-plus mph, sports eye-catching lines, and runs in a seaway? Just hire four bright college students. Barely out of their teens, a quartet of