There’s no replacement for skilledlabor. Anyone who’s ever held a jobdoesn’t need a lecture on the meritsof consistent leadership and the costsassociated with retraining andrehiring a work force. Few boatbuildersunderstand this as well asRegal, which currently employsmore than 100 workers who havebeen with the company for morethan 20 years. There’s a philosophy of continuity at Regal
It's funny the way I first found out about OPS, a deceptively ho-hum-sounding acronym for Regal's new Optimized Performance System. I was sitting in the engine room of the company's new flagship, the 5260 Sport Yacht, with my back against the forward firewall and pen poised over a notebook, when I started wondering about a large, box-like fiberglass structure on centerline, back against the
Regal 5260 Commodore ExpressWith the introduction of the 52-foot express cruiser, Regal Marine is not just ushering in a new flagship, it’s offering a level of customization that it says is without precedent in a production yacht of this size. The versatile design will give buyers a choice of four interior layouts, two cockpit
How many express cruisers have you seen lately that can lay claim to a bright, open, well-ventilated interior? Although we’re living in an age that touts innovative marine design, these days many of our sporty midrange express cruisers proffer the same long, tubular, gloomy, virtually airless interiors that first characterized the genre years ago, despite the liberal usage of opening hatches and
With a vague foreboding, I stepped aboard Regal’s Commodore 3560, which was docked in the little marina across the street from the Renaissance-Vinoy hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida. Even from a cursory look around, the boat seemed handsome and highly styled, with an aquiline bow, a radically raked stem, and a swept-back aluminum radar arch. Moreover, the detailing in the cockpit looked crisp.