For over six decades, Wellcraft has been a strong performer in sports boating, with a strong history of power and performance. The arrival of the Wellcraft 355 expands their offer with a new range of purpose-built craft for all adventures, in all types of weather, providing a new perspective and enthusiasm for those that want a little more excitement. The WSB team take a closer look at this new arrival.
The new generation of performance cruisers from Wellcraft will provide a wide range of capabilities and purposeful functions, responding to the most uncompromising demands of offshore cruising.
The Wellcraft 355 takes the lead in every aspect; outstanding design, comfort, and most importantly,
speed and seaworthiness. Designed to push the limits – out past the horizon where the water is deep
and the adventure begins – Wellcraft utilizes its rich heritage of offshore experience to push into this new
There is a new breed of enthusiastic performance boaters. They want to see the world from a different perspective,” explains Nick Harvey, Brand Director, “Instead of gazing at the sea from the shore, they shove off and never look back.”
The unrivalled versatility of Wellcraft owns the offshore with innovation and performance brought to the forefront with the Wellcraft 355. Every inch of the Wellcraft 355 has been designed to the highest standards. Wellcraft teamed up with famed American naval architect, Michael Peters, the most talented yacht designer, Pawel Denert and Camillo Garronni.
This winning team created this outstanding design to offer a fast and sea-worthy American outboard commuter for those looking to push their limits further and faster in every sea condition. With triple Mercury or Yamaha engines, providing up to 1,050HP the Wellcraft 355 reaches top speeds over 50 knots (60mph).
The Wellcraft 355’s rugged and functional design is built to withstand any weather. To go anywhere. To do anything,” explains Martin Meyer, Product Manager. Strong luxurious design The Wellcraft 355 allows boaters to combine the thrill of piloting at a high speed and the ability to discover unexplored places with a lifestyle of relaxation and luxury.
The spacious wheelhouse with a fully equipped galley provides comfort for five while cruising along. A sliding side door at the helm grants convenient access to the side passage and front cockpit. Three large sunbathers, with a spacious bench in the bow, create a luxurious place for relaxing. On either side of the aft cockpit, two large side gates enable easy boarding access.
One of the most extraordinary features of the Wellcraft 355 is the connection between the wheelhouse and the aft cockpit: simply open the top-hinged window and entrance door and feel the outside getting inside.
Find the natural luxury feeling of the Wellcraft 355 by stepping down in the spacious front cabin with a full-size bed and ensuite bathroom with a separate shower. Overall, you may sleep up to four people on board!
The Wellcraft 355 is a top contender for out-and-out offshore cruising and should be on your shortlist if you are considering a craft that provides you with bucket loads of thrills. To the edge and beyond in the 355.