Finally and for the first time–a pod-type joystick with a bow-thrusters control alongside. According to the folks at Prestige Yachts, the joystick/thrusters setup shown here on the new Prestige 500 Flybridge is designed to facilitate dockside maneuvering in extra-strong winds and currents. My own experience with pods in high winds tells me this is a great idea. Lovely new boat, too.
When you think about your next boat, you should probably think about the big picture before you get too crazy. Like, where are you going to tie up your new boat? Sightlines columnist Michael Peters laments the latest trend in the real estate market.
See what he’s got to say here. ▶