Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Defiance 46 by Shannon Yachts.
This Down East-inspired cruiser has some secrets below the waterline that dial up her effiency. Check out the Defiance 46 by Shannon Yachts and prepared to be surprised. Read our full test of her here.
First Look: Defiance 46
Chances are you’ve never seen anything quite like the Defiance 46 from Shannon Yachts. Sure her profile looks conservative and straightforward, but it conceals some creative propulsion ideas and a running surface you’ll want to know about. Learn more here.
When I first asked designer/builder Walt Schulz what his motivation was in designing the radically different hull form for the new Shannon 38 SRD, his answer was disarmingly candid: bad knees.
Apparently sensing my perplexed reaction, he launched into a more complete reply. His company, Shannon Yachts, has been building sailboats for some 30 years and powerboats for almost 20 years. His
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