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Cheoy Lee Alpha 76 Flybridge

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The elegant saloon has a huge bar and smart-glass windows.

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The elegant saloon has a huge bar and smart-glass windows.

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The master stateroom is amidships and spares no luxury for the owner.

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V-Drive Victory

What do V-drives do for a boat? As the ZF 350Vs linked to CAT C32 ACERTs did for the Alpha 76 Flybridge, V-drives let a designer locate heavy-duty diesel engines farther aft, thereby adding usable space to a boat’s interior. Also, V-drives are quite compatible with large diesels, where pods may require a triple or even quad install to get the same amount of power. On top of that, the additional interior space V-drives typically provide may produce a more expansive, more maintenance-friendly engine room, not just roomier accommodations. — Jason Y. Wood

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Although the 76’s profile certainly qualifies as modern, it is drawn with a conservative edge that will remain timeless.

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The galley is abaft the saloon.

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This article originally appeared in the February 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.