With summer on the horizon, this is a great time to consider a new luxury boat. Take advantage of the beautiful, balmy weather to spend your time on the water. Bigger is not always better when it comes to luxury boats. Plan a trip to one of the many luxury boat shows that happen around the globe every year to get an in person look at what is available for purchase. Here are four sleek, stylish luxury boats under 50′ that you will want to consider adding to your collection.
Azimut, the luxury Italian boat design powerhouse, never fails to impress, and the Magellano 43 is a splendid choice. Coming in at 44’9″ this luxury yacht delivers style, sophistication, and safety in one compact package. Elegantly designed, the Magellano 43 is dedicated to those who know the importance of comfort in long journeys and love sophisticated aesthetics.
54GT Convertible Sportfishing Yacht
Another excellent choice comes from Hatteras Yachts. The 54GT Convertible Sportfishing Yacht is a sleek, powerful, and nimble luxury boat under 50′. While it’s a smidgen over 50′, coming in at 53″, this boat is still an excellent example of how bigger is not always better. Hatteras boasts that the 54GT is “capable of over 40 knots and a cruise in the mid-30 knot range, the GT54 balances an exceptionally nimble responsiveness with an extremely comfortable ride. Built as a tournament-ready fishing machine with all the requisite rigging, the GT54 is equally adept at entertaining with three staterooms, a large salon deck, spacious galley and generous seating inside and out.”
Targa50 Gran Turismo
Fairline prides itself on offering luxuriously designed boats that combine muscle with sleek, stylish design. The Targa50 Gran Turismo follows the principle of “no compromise”. The design team was challenged to create a spacious luxury apartment feel while remaining in a 50′ hull. Their team certainly delivered, and the Targa50 GT offers panoramic views and ample headroom, making it an excellent choice for a luxury boat under 50′.
Riviera 50 Enclosed Flybridge
Australian boat maker, Riviera, used information from boat owners to design and develop the Riviera 50 Enclosed Flybridge. Among the many features of this luxury boat are wide walk-around side decks with thoughtfully placed hand rails for added safety. It also has a large fore deck with optional sun pad, a full-scale 9.90 square meter (106.6 ft2) no-nonsense cockpit, a large transom and mezzanine lounges, clever storage, BBQ and wet bar, and several other luxury features.
Sacrificing size doesn’t mean one has to also sacrifice style or comfort. Bigger is not always better, these luxury boats under 50′ offer an excellent selection for the jet setter who wants to sail the seas with class. To experience these and other luxury boats in person, visit a boat show. It’s a great excuse to plan a vacation. You can shop for your next private boat while enjoying a luxurious locale. You may want to consider the Miami Boat Show as an option. Not only does the show let you see the best, most luxurious private boats for sale, but the city of Miami has a lot to offer as well.