While covering the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show in December, I came across the Bonadeo 368 Walk-Around, a custom center console from Bonadeo Boatworks, of Stuart, Fla. With her yellow hull and matching triple 300-hp Mercury Verados, proud bow and broken sheer, the boat attracted a steady stream of show-goers.
Glacier Bay’s 26-foot Canyon Runner was its most popular boat, proving its offshore capabilities with such passages as a 728-mile run from Virginia Beach to Bermuda and a 1,328-mile voyage from Hawaii to Midway Island.
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.
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