I found a power catamaran at this year's Miami International Boat Show that actually has nice lines - the Freeman 40, whose sharply raked bows and reverse sheer immediately got my attention.
With its enclosed bridge deck and cockpit that allows for air-conditioned or heated comfort, the sport coupe design has gained popularity during the last few years. Regal has added a fourth model - a 35-footer - to its sport coupe fleet.
Fluid Motion, the designer and builder of Ranger Tugs, has introduced two semidisplacement pilothouse boats designed for cruising, fishing and overnighting.
On a boat, especially a cruising boat, space is a precious thing. With that in mind Beneteau has introduced the Swift Trawler 44, successor to its Swift Trawler 42.
With its enclosed bridge deck and large two-stateroom cabin, the new Cabo 44 HTX (Hardtop Express) represents the latest in express sportfishing design, according to the builder.
"We kept the core sportfishing DNA in the 44 and really advanced the boat from a comfort standpoint," Cabo vice president of sales Don Smith says.
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