A classic raised pilothouse motoryacht, the continually evolving Pacific Mariner 85 provides an entry level to the vaunted Westport line. Fast, seaworthy and economical, the Pacific Mariner 85 is also unusually quiet. The late William Garden designed the hull so the sharp, deep forefoot slices through waves. Twin 1,500-horsepower MTUs lend cruise speeds in the low 20-knot range.
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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