Hurricane Charley, a fast-moving, compact storm, bludgeoned Punta Gorda, on the western side of Florida, with steady winds of 145 mph and gusts up to 180 mph. It destroyed Cracker-style homes on nearby Captiva Island (above).
Meeting the needs of boaters in the U.S. has some builders around the world scratching their heads, but not Rio Yachts. This Italian builder knows what works and what doesn’t, and adds a creative touch and fine finish to differentiate its product from lots of other boats out there.
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