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Miami 2014 Must-See Boats

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Before you head down to Miami for the boat shows, read up on our takes on the latest launches that will be strutting their stuff at the docks. With such a vast array of vessels to see and board, it’s helpful to have as much information beforehand as possible. As always, that’s where we come in.

Tested: Nisi 1700
With its new 1700, NISI has done what many thought impossible: impart a true megayacht feel to a mid-sized cruiser. Check out what impressed us so much here.

Nisi 1700

Tested: Monte Carlo Yachts 86
Monte Carlo’s 86 boasts sleek lines and multiple layouts that make her a great choice for all sorts of boaters. Alan Harper explains what sets this boat apart from the pack. Read his thoughts here.

Monte Carlo Yachts 86

Tested: Sea Ray 510 Fly
Sea Ray’s all-new 510 Fly announces the company’s surge into the yachting class. With excellent maneuverability and creative use of onboard space, this boat looks to be a gem. Capt. Bill Pike tested her out. Read what he had to say here.

Sea Ray 510 Fly

First Look: Marlow 80E
Looking for a long-range cruiser with all the requisite style and detail you could possibly want? Then you may want to check out the Marlow 80E. Get the lowdown on her here.

Marlow 80E

First Look: Bavaria Virtess 420
Have a closer look at the Bavaria Virtess 420, a sleek, flying-bridge cruiser with a deceptive amount of onboard space. She comes from Germany, where they know a thing or two about engineering. Learn more about her here.

Bavaria Virtess 420

Tested: Astondoa Top Deck 63
Astondoa’s new Top Deck 63 is, to say the least, a departure from the norm. With foldout decks and a swim platform that can nearly double its size, the boat has loads of deck space. Read how Capt. Bill Pike discovered the inspiration for her design here.

Astondoa Top Deck 63

Have you seen the Rio Yachts Granturismo 56 yet?

Rio Yachts Granturismo 56

Get a sneak peek at the Back Cove 41.

Back Cove 41

Ferretti’s new 750 is something to see.

Ferretti 750

The 87-foot Spencer Bangarang debuts at the Miami show but we’ve got the inside scoop right here.

Spencer 87

First Thoughts: Regulator 23

Regulator 23