Robust construction and reliable, long-range systems are a given on the new Nordhavn 55, but the surprising aspect of this new full-displacement design is the emphasis on enhanced interior accommodations. Comfort underway means more living space, and Nordhavn's designers have responded with an asymmetrical main saloon with plenty of comfortable seating and beautiful teak joinery that makes use of the port-side walkway space, while maintaining the same-level connection with the aft cockpit and starboard walkway. A high bow and freeboard provide excellent buoyancy and safety at sea, as well as more interior living volume and room for a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Broan trash compactor, GE dishwasher and top-loading freezer, fuel and water tankage and a large engine room. An efficient 330 hp John Deere diesel provides a 3,000 nautical mile range at 8.25 knots, or 1,500 nautical miles at 9.5 knots. Nordhavn, www.nordhavn.com.