Who says you can’t go home again? Bill Barry-Cotter and his team certainly went back to their roots while developing the new Maritimo M58. A high-performance luxury motoryacht from Down Under, the Maritimo 58 is a serious offshore cruiser with a hand-laid, variable deadrise hull that produces a soft ride, 25-knot cruising speed, and long-range fuel efficiency. She has three cabins and two heads below, but the builder’s trademark enclosed flying bridge, accessed via a safe, internal staircase, is large enough to function as another stateroom. The optional Twin Disc Express Joystick System offers exceptional maneuverability.
When you’re a boat designer, you deal with all kinds of people, from hard-charging CEOs to dreamers. But they all must follow the laws of physics. Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters lays down the law.
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