The grandest motor yacht built by iconic US boatbuilder Grand Banks is set to join the range line up very soon. The GB85 will take on design features from the recently released GB60, and offer the option of a flybridge or a climate-controlled sky lounge. A 22-foot beam ensures huge versatility for lavish entertaining or relaxing at sea with friends and guest, but what else can you expect from the new arrival, well the WSB team take a closer look at the soon to be crowned GB85 flagship to see what’s what.
US boat builder Sea Ray have showcased their “Next Wave” program in true style and wrapped it all up in the new 400 Sundancer. Next Wave is their aggressive commitment to innovation across all Sea Ray platforms. The goal is nothing short of re-imagining the boating experience again and again. By developing and championing new technologies such as Quiet Ride™, Dynamic Running Surface™ and Digital Dash™, and design breakthroughs including SkyFlow Design™, Sea Ray is asserting itself as the dominant global presence and a company of forward thinkers.
Cruisers Yachts, Wisconsin’s premier manufacturer of luxury yachts, has launched the new 390 Express Coupe (EC), a hybrid boat designed for entertaining on the water. Cruiser Yachts have claimed this sporty new boat has the largest cockpit seating in the industry for its category. So the WSB team step on-board to take a closer look at the new arrival.
Acclaimed for their prestigious Sport Yachts, Palmer Johnson is now recognized as the one of the benchmarks for innovative design, meticulous engineering and super yacht pedigree in the industry. The latest Palmer Johnson’s 135′ Sport Yacht is striking, with crème colored paint, sparkling merlot accents and black mist domes reflecting the pedigree and time proven build quality of one of the world’s premier superyacht brands.
Grand Banks Yachts have unveiled two new models: the 46 Eastbay FB, a flybridge version of its Zeus-powered Down East cruiser, and the 76 Aleutian RP, set to be the largest and most luxurious motor yacht in the company’s growing lineup. The 76RP features the same proven Tom Fexas hull design and timeless exterior styling shared by other yachts in the raised-pilothouse Aleutian Series. But this newest model also introduces a brand new interior design that is more contemporary and European in flavor than any of its predecessors.
At the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Cheoy Lee Yachts unveiled the Alpha, its most advanced production yacht, which is fully-equipped with the latest design features including SPD-SmartGlass supplied by Research Frontiers licensee Diamond Sea Glaze. When Research Frontiers’ patented SPD-Smart light-control technology is used in yacht windows and other products, users can instantly and precisely control or “tune” the amount of light, glare and heat coming through their windows, while preserving their view. Use of SPD-SmartGlass also enhances security and privacy.