Spotlights

Grand Banks 44 Eastbay SX
Grand Banks 44 Eastbay SX
Downeast delight.
01-Oct-2015

Grand Banks is expanding its Downeast Eastbay lineup, and, considering how impressive its existing 46-, 50-, and 55-foot models are, there’s reason for celebration. Scheduled to launch this fall at the Newport Boat Show, the new 44 Eastbay SX is the smallest member of the Eastbay family. But don’t assume that this newcomer is small on luxury, performance, or styling — that’s just not the Eastbay way.

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Vanquish 26 DCE
Vanquish 26 DCE
Classic styling with a twist.
01-Sep-2015

Vanquish Boats makes a sporty, open bow, day boat in their 26-foot dual console platform. Proven in the past with a gas outboard, the Vanquish team is stepping it up by being environmentally conscience and reducing the carbon footprint with their new offering: the Vanquish 26 DCE.

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Sealegs 7.1M RIB
Sealegs 7.1M RIB
No water? No problem.
01-Sep-2015

From the “Why didn’t I think of that?” files comes the Sealegs 7.1M rigid inflatable boat (RIB), which also just happens to be amphibious. Propelled through the water at nearly 50 mph, the 7.1M also has three hydraulically driven legs that raise and lower like an aircraft’s landing gear, powering the craft over land at up to 6 mph.

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Jeanneau NC 14
Jeanneau NC 14
Creating a new concept.
01-Sep-2015

It’s not a new concept for a yacht builder to create an open layout yacht. But Jeanneau seems to have cornered the market, and created an aptly named line of yachts, including the NC (New Concept) 14.

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Buddy Davis 28
Buddy Davis 28
Center console with flare.
01-Sep-2015

Start a discussion about Carolina sport fishing boats and, nine times out of 10, the name Buddy Davis will come up. Davis’ name is legendary when it comes to sport fishing craft built to ply the rough-and-tumble waters.

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Azimut 50
Azimut 50
Super fly bridge.
01-Sep-2015

It’s no secret that Azimut virtually wrote the book on high-performance luxury flybridge motor yachts. Don’t believe me? Just look at the Italian boat builder’s lineup, which has 14 different flybridge models to choose from, ranging in length from 43 to 100 feet. Right around the middle of that lineup is the Azimut 50.

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