New Boats

Here are some of the latest launches.

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Outer Reef Yachts introduces the first hull in their Yachtfish series. The new 86 Yachtfish, whose delivery is planned for December of 2009, will offer the cruising fisherman the best of both worlds. With the features of a true sportfishing yacht combined with the luxury and comfort of a cruiser, the Yachtfish series offers a long cruising range, good fuel burn, and a cruising speed of 14 to 18 knots. For more, visit www.outerreefyachts.com

Formula Cruisers has expanded its production line and announced that in July of 2009 they will begin construction of their new Prowler 10.4 Power Catamaran. The Prowler 10.4 will be powered by twin 60-horsepower outboards, giving it a cruising speed of 18 knots and a fuel burn of approximately 4 miles to the gallon at 15 knots. See www.prowler.co.nz for more.

Island Style Custom Yachts, considered the newest "big boat" builder on the southern coast of North Carolina, has announced the launch of its first vessel this June. The ISCY Island Style Q42, the company's first hull, is a fully custom luxury sportfishing yacht. Details are available at www.islandstyleyachts.com.

Morgan Yachts has announced the construction of the Dinghy 33, an almost 10-meter long open "tender," that will be the first launch in Morgan Yachts new Dinghies series. The Dinghy 33 will have several options for the owner, including the choice between either two 190 horsepower Z-drive motors or two 250-horsepower Yamaha outboards, and it's available in ten colors! Choose yours at www.morganyachts.it.

Italian Yachts announces the launch of the new Jaguar 72. Sporty style, power, and comfort were naval architect Roberto Angel's goals as he penned the clean and essential lines of the Jaguar 72, which you can see at www.italianyachts.it.

Mulder Yachts has announced the launch of two new yachts, the Mulder 59 Convertible and the Mulder 92 Flybridge. The Mulder 59 Convertible will be all aluminum and will be fitted with two Volvo D9 engines offering 575 horsepower apiece, while the 92 Flybridge, the flagship of the Mulder fleet, will be designed with a round-bilged, semi-planing hull. Read all about it at www.muldershipyard.com