2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview

2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Marlow Explorer 97E: Marlow Yachts will debut its largest yacht to date, the Marlow Explorer 97E, featuring a massive salon and separate dining area for entertaining, and an on-deck master. Six guest staterooms are belowdecks and fit and finish are exquisite throughout. But the real beauty lies in what could be. David marlow listens to owner requests, and semi-customization to the layout is welcomed. www.marlowexplorer.com
2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Hatteras GT63: Hatteras Yachts will debut their new GT63 at its Collins Avenue display. When powered with twin 1,900-horsepower Caterpillar C32a diesels (engine options include 1,600- and 1,800-horsepower C32as) the GT63 cruises at 36 knots, with a range of 440 nautical miles. Top speed is a builder-estimated 41 knots. www.hatterasyachts.com
2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Horizon E88: Horizon's E88 is offered in enclosed-bridge and open-flybridge models, with standard equipment including twin 1,700-hp Caterpillar C32 engines, a 45-horsepower ABT hydraulic bow thruster and twin 27.5 kw Onan generators. The aft deck features a custom high-low table, a wet bar, ice maker and refrigerator, while a "skylounge package" adds a load of entertainment features on high. www.horizonyacht.com
2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Prestige 500S: Prestige Yachts' new 500S will make her North American debut at the Miami Boat Show. The 500S features a large salon with opening roof, large windows and a sliding panel aft to welcome light and air. Sunpads on the foredeck and a forward-facing settee in the cockpit accommodate guests looking to enjoy the outdoors. The prestige 500S has three staterooms, with a full-beam master amidships. www.prestige-yachts.com
2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Sessa Sport Coupe C54: Sessa Marine's Sport Coupe C54 will make her U.S. debut in Miami. The C54 combines the performance of a "sporty open" with the comfort and elegance of a larger yacht. Twin 1,100-horsepower Volvo 900 D11 engines coupled with the IPS2 system gives the C54 joystick maneuverability and a company-estimated cruising speed of 35 knots. www.sessamarine.com
2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Sea Ray 450 Sedan Bridge: Sea Ray's 450 Sedan Bridge features a two-stateroom, two-head layout. Her twin 480-horsepower Cummins Mercruiser diesels with Zeus pod drives provide turn-on-a-dime maneuverability, and in preliminary company sea trials pushed the 450 to a top speed just north of 30 knots. A hardtop comes standard with an optional retractable canvas roof. A lower helm station is a smart option for foul-weather cruising. www.searay.com
2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Apreamare 64 Fly "Americas Series": Apreamare will premier their 64 Fly "Americas Series" at the show. The 64 Fly's twin 1,100-hp MAN V-10 engines push her to a company estimated maximum speed just over 33 knots, with a cruising speed of 28.5 knots. Outdoor living space is abundant, with a sunpad and settee on the flying bridge and the foredeck, and a sunpad in the cockpit. www.apreamare.it
2011 Miami International Boat Show Preview
Viking 42 Convertible: Viking Yachts will be bringing both the Viking 42 Convertible and Open to Miami. The 42 Convertible's 16-foot beam allows for a two- or three-stateroom layout, with the master suite forward. The 42s are equipped with Cummins diesels and Zeus pod drives. www.vikingyachts.com