Fairline’s Phantom 50 was a hit worldwide. She offered a mix of style, speed and sturdy, hand-laid fiberglass construction. This British-built flybridge had an eight-year production run from 2000 to 2008 with 126 hulls sold.
Notable features: During our sea trial, the Phantom 50's 675 hp Volvo Penta diesels pushed the sporty cruiser to a top hop of 32.5 knots with a 29-knot cruise speed. American models featured everything from electronics to linens as standard equipment.
Belowdecks: Accommodations included three staterooms and two heads with a forepeak master and step-up island berth.
Availability: At press time, 18 Fairline Phantom 50s were on the market, ranging from $291,732 to $595,000.