2012 Newport for New Products

Take a first look at the new boats and products that will be making their debut at the Newport International Boat Show, September 13-16, 2012.

September 5, 2012


Prestige Luxury Motor Yachts

** America Tug 395**
This refined hull offers extraordinary fuel economy (8 knots = 2 gph) and comfort in a variety of sea states. The large cockpit, spacious saloon and guest cabin (which can convert to an office) makes the 395 a comfortable floating home.

** Prestige 550**
The harmony in design and assurance of power and safety are obvious in this latest 59-ft flybridge model, featuring a luxurious interior with panoramic views and a spacious saloon with aft galley; full-beam master cabin with private entrance and separate head/shower; two guest cabins.

** Hunt 44 Express Sedan**
Designed for easy handling with joystick control, the new 44 has a flush aft and bridge deck featuring motor yacht treatment of space allowing for a mechanized dinghy garage and a large swim platform.


** Sealine F48**
New to the US, the F48 design focus is lifestyle and sociable boating. Features include joystick control for easy maneuvering, 360 panoramic views from the saloon, wrap around windscreen at the helm, and to the port side, two forward facing seats. Atrium on the lower deck floods the fully equipped galley with light.

** Hinckley T34**
A picnic boat for those with different appetites; fast (32 knot top) and fun-loving with a simpler level of detail as standard. Easy Jetstick control, 22 draft and a sociable layout make her an ideal day boat with the classic lines of a Hinckley.

** Abaco 40**
This new powerboat incorporates a unique new hull design that enables the single engine hull to outperform many twin engine vessels. The ability to stay on a plane at low speeds provides a comfortable, fuel-efficient ride.


** New Concept 9**
A 31-ft cruiser that combines power, comfort, and versatility. The interior and cockpit areas have a flexible design with an open feel; convertible seating in the saloon, two cabins, one head, steering station, sliding door to port, electric sunroof, panoramic windows. Powered by Volvo Penta D4 (260HP).

Protector Targa 30
The latest in performance innovation on the water for those requiring more room, enhanced ergonomics and bigger power, yet still easily trailerable. New features include a larger and more refined interior with wider bunks, extended pilothouse, larger aft deck, larger transom engine well, and increased slope of dash, among others.

** Princess V57**
The sleek profile and exhilarating performance of the new V-57 makes it an exciting addition to the Princess V Class Range. Climb aboard and you?ll find a spacious exterior entertaining area, asubmersible bathing platform, large sunroof and triple sliding doors connecting to the aft cockpit The V-57 has three en-suite cabins. An alternative layout with a lower dining area, forward stateroom, scissor berths in place of the standard double is also available.


** Riva Iseo**
A blend of history and innovation, the 27 ft. runabout features the new OPAC retractable hood and is available in a hybrid engine version with the Zero Emission Mode cruising option. Entertainment system and GPS charting is based on the Apple iPad platform.

** North Shore 25**
New to the product line of Mini Yachts and offered in a multitude of custom configurations; center console, bass boat, flush deck model and full boat model.

** Northeast 18**
This center console with New England styling has a fuel-efficient modified V bottom and the sea keeping features of an offshore boat. Operates efficiently with a 75 to 115 HP outboard.


** Odyssey Superlight RIB**
A wider bow design has given this 10 ft. tender more interior space along with an innovative floor design with drain channels, a hull with more V for a smoother ride, plus a Genesis Light Seat w/dry storage.

** Barracuda 9**
A 29 ft. fishing/cruising crossover features a modular design and Beneteaus patented Air Step hull technology allowing it to excel in rough waters. Also includes an enclosed wheelhouse, high side rails and freeboard, optional fly bridge and a single or twin outboard.

**2012 Metan VB Seacraft 23 Center Console**
Modeled after the classic 1979 SeaCraft 23? Carl Moesly designed hull, the new Metan VB features a teak interior/exterior package, high-tech vacuum infusion and bagging process, non-skid design, composite/ aluminum grid stringer system and Gunnel combing bolster pads. The VB is powered with Yanmar?s newest technology; 260 HP diesel feeding Yanmar?s newest ZT 370 Aqua-Drive unit. Cruising speed ? 30 knots with a burn rate of under 10 gal/hour.

** Ribcraft 4.8T**
The all new 4.8T has Ribcraft’s signature deep-v hull, but with the refinements of a yacht tender and the comfort of a runabout. Other features include a full-width aft bench, seating forward of the console, bow seat with storage and a teak deck. It?s a whole new breed of yacht tenders.


Sparkman Stephens 30
A classic new daysailer with the option to cruise or race. Inspired by one of Olin Stephens all-time favorite designs, BABE. State of the art construction methods combined with an efficient, modern rudder and keel design.

**Hanse 415**
Making its debut in the U.S., Hanses legendary easy handling concept is reflected in standard self-tacking jib. The shape of the Judel/Vrojlijk-designed hull optimizes the speed while sailing. Spacious interior, balanced sail plan and T bulb keel.

** Xp 38**
X Yachts introduces its new line of Performance Yachts in Newport. The Xp 38 is a modern IRC design that has enjoyed great success on the race course in Europe. With an option for a carbon rig, deep keel, and carbon bowsprit along with three staterooms and comfortable saloon makes it great for racing and cruising.

** Cruiser 50**
The latest model to emerge from the Bavaria/Farr Yacht Design/BMW Group Design Works USA partnership, the Cruiser 50 offers premium performance and handling with ample living space above and below decks.

** Hanse 44.5**
First ever U.S. debut, the 44.5 satisfies the demands from sailors who seek outstanding cruising performance and maximum comfort below deck. Easy to handle by two people, the true selling point of this boat is the interior, including a built-in Nespresso machine, recycling bins and an extraordinary amount of space for a 44-footer.

** Hanse 385**
The 4th new model out of the Hanse family of dynamic cruisers, this 37-ft design offers twin helms and a fold-down stern boarding platform, a sleek, clutter free deck with flush hatches and hidden control lines topped off with optimum space efficiency.

** Vision 46**
The first of the new Vision Series offers a large port cockpit table that is electrically lowered and convertible to a day/lounging bed, optional push button self tacking system and Bavarias docking system that employs drop-down bow and stern thrusters, coordinated with the main engine for complete control and accuracy in tight quarters.

** Moody 41AC**
The best of modern design and engineering with the traditional values you associate with Moody Yachts. Perfect for marina life, short hops along the coast or longer offshore passages with a self-tacking headsail, lines lead aft, twin helm stations and curved glass windscreen.

**Dufour 36p**
New to the U.S., this true dual-purpose boat is designed for sailors whose appetite for sailing performance persists beyond the racecourse. The sailplan is balanced by a T-shaped keel that maximizes ballast leverage for remarkable stability. Removable seat lockers create an efficient and versatile cockpit and a spacious interior offers abundant storage capacity and ventilation.

** C&C 101**
A modern crossover with an emphasis on performance, this 33 ft. sailing vessel boasts state of the art construction technology and innovative design to create a complete package for racing, daysailing or weekending.

** Vintage 43**
The new 43-ft Vintage exemplifies classic lines and modern performance resulting in a well appointed daysailer. The back- stay-less rig and heavily swept spreaders allow the boat to carry a square-topped mainsail of higher efficiency and stability. Add the finely tuned sailing platform and onboard hydraulics for fingertip sailing and plush accommodation.

** J-70**
J-Boats new, high performance, 23-footer with her vertically-lifting keel is easy to ramp launch and exciting to sail. Features include a large cockpit with open transom, deck-stepped carbon mast with single spreaders, three-sail inventory with main, jib, and masthead asymmetric spinnaker.

** Sea Rail 19**
An all new 19-ft light-weight, trailerable trimaran that caters to a wide range of sailors. Perfect for day sailing, resort sailing or camper sailing. An affordable, leisure trimaran that is also built for speed.

** Fantail 26**
A new design by Jackett Yacht Design & Development, the Fantail comes in three configurations; Daysailer, Weekender, and the Sail Trainer. The Fantail is not a retro design or bare bones, white-knuckle race boat, but rather a well-mannered, high performance, contemporary design with classic lines.

**Motive 25R**
The first carbon-fiber production trimaran in its class that offers race performance in a stable, easy-to-sail package. Features unique sliding outer hulls and removable crossbeams for easy trailering, option of motoring in compact mode and has a unique sail storage system makes raising, lowering and stowing the mainsail quick and easy.

** Tofinou 8m**
Designed by French naval architects Joubert & Nivelt and produced with Latitude 46s construction, this 26-ft modern sailboat with classic lines performs well in light wind and is easy to maneuver alone. Also on board – two berths and a head for added convenience. First U.S debut.

**Max-Prop Easy**
The Max-Prop Easy is a step forward in Max-Prop design. The ease of installation and simple pitch adjustment make this model a great choice for a wide range of sailboats. The Easy is fully assembled, making installation simple, similar to a fixed propeller. Three and four blade designs provide smooth, efficient power.

** Tri-Reacher**
The new Tri-Reacher Pole offers an affordable option for asymmetrical sail users looking to upgrade their downwind sail control. This new 3-piece adjustable pole uses a simple stop-pin adjustment system and extends 8 to 21 ft. It can be adjusted for almost any asymmetrical sail and works well for 30 ft. – 42 ft. boats.

** UXTR Pole End Fitting**
The new UXTR style hybrid end fittings offer all the features of the UTR trigger style ends with the convenience of an external trip-line and the UXP style flag on the piston for quick attachment to mast rings. The new ends save rigging time and money by eliminating the need for exit boxes and their associated installation requirements.

** VDR100 Vessel Data Recorder**
Maretrons Vessel Data Recorder (VDR100) is used to record messages transmitted from each and every product interconnected on the vessels NMEA 2000 network. Each message is stored using solid-state memory technology with simple data retrieval via a removable USB flash drive. Recorded data is used in many ways, all in an effort to reduce operating cost and improve safety.

For more information about the Newport for New Products program and for photos, visit the Newport International Boat Show website.


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