Not all helm accoutrements need to be high tech. Take for example this striking teak console, made by Release, and seen here onboard the new Viking 52. Smooth and muscular, traditional yet still pleasingly sleek, it borders on art. It imbues the helm station with a minimalist feel while simultaneously reminding you that you’re not exactly piloting a New Bedford dragger. The price will remind you of that fact too. Currently it retails for $5,775. That ain’t cheap for what’s essentially a block of wood, but if aesthetics matter to you as much as performance, it might just be worth it.
Prestige is a yacht company that pays attention to weight distribution as parts go together, to ensure there are no surprises in performance—a terrific practice. So with that in mind, it may surprise you how little the new 630 give up in sumptuous finish and luxury in the new 630.
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