Pursuit has introduced its sixth boat in the last 15 months with the Offshore 385, which replaces the OS 375 as the builder’s flagship. The OS 385, which measures 39 feet, 2 inches with a beam of 13 feet, rides the same modified-vee hull (18-degree transom deadrise) as its predecessor, but Pursuit has given it a new deck, superstructure and interior, says marketing manager David Glenn.
“With today’s economy, we decided to come up with a boat that’s not only affordable but also easy to maintain,” Henriques construction manager Manny Costa says.
A 33-foot Aquariva Super throws a wake across a European lake in this photo from Riva’s parent company, Ferretti. The retro-styled mahogany and maple boat, upholstered with leather and powered by twin 380-hp Yanmar diesels, was reintroduced this year in the Cannes Boat Show by the Italian builder. www.riva-yacht.comThis article originally appeared in the January 2012 issue.
The Nordhavn 63 replaces the N62, one of the older models in the fleet of displacement trawlers from Pacific Asian Enterprises. The company built 37 N62s from the early 1990s until 2010.
With the Great Recession behind us (hope-fully), more manufacturers are building new boats from the keel up, not just making modifications or enhancements to existing models. Case in point: the Sabre 48 Salon Express, a Down East-style cruiser with twin Zeus pods and joystick helm control.
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