Over 800 of the newest boats and water accessories dock at the Boston Convention Center beginning February 22nd. Here is a look at the top 5 luxury cruisers on display at this year’s Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show.
Even though the polar vortex may have you feeling like warm weather will never come, boating season is just a few months away. Winter is the perfect time to find and purchase your boat. You have plenty of time to shop around, or have your ideal boat ready just in time for you to be out on the water for the first day of the season. Getting into the right boat for you and your family is the most critical aspect of satisfying your nautical dream. With boat buying season upon us, the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show is the perfect place to start learning all you need to know about boating.
Here is an advance look at some of the latest models and luxury cruisers.
$1.1 million Ready to upgrade? This 40-foot cruiser handles like 30-foot at idle speeds, in tricky docking situations, with the touch of a single power joystick. The roomy vessel features two convertible guest cabins (sleeping six), dinette, large-island berth and separate shower in owner’s stateroom. Single-level seating for 15 makes it fun for after-sail evening cocktails or a picnic with family. This Boston-built beauty is also environmentally friendly and boasts great fuel mileage (average: 1.2-1.5 NMPG). Showing at the New England Boat Show by East Coast Yacht Sales
Blue Jacket 40
$429,000 Combine exhilarating performance, luxurious accommodations and exceptional quality, and you’ll get the Blue Jacket’s 40-foot luxury sailing yacht. Its manageable jib is fitted with a carbon fiber that is self-tending and optimized for performance for ample versatility in a wide range of conditions. The open and bright interior includes a spacious saloon, nav station and galley – inviting for socializing or relaxing. The galley will please the most enthusiastic chef with ample working room, counter space, storage areas and conveniences. Technology, craftsmanship, comfort, style and performance make the Blue Jacket a standout choice for the discerning sailor. Showing at the New England Boat Show by Springline Yacht Sales
Azimut 45 (Azimut Yachts)
$1.29 million The stunning Azimut 45 flybridge silhouette displays a perfect balance of shapes with lines exclusively drawn by the laws of aerodynamics. In the center of this beauty is a pilot station with an exclusive 15.4” navigation display that allows you to easily control the two Cummins QSB 5.9 engines. The luxury cruiser is built for functionality – sit in style on the top deck couch or convert it into a sun bed for at-sea relaxation. Every inch of the Azimut 45 has been meticulously designed with custom detailed geometries that respect aesthetics and maximize function. Showing at the New England Boat Show by Marine Max
410 Sundancer (Sea Ray)
$738,917 The 410 Sundancer is the very essence of a Sea Ray Sport Yacht. This model is based on flexible architecture, and built to fit your lifestyle. The model is available in several versions, including the enclosed-hardtop, which affords you more days on the water and is great for New England’s cooler temperatures. (But don’t worry: the retractable canvas sunroof opens for sunbathing behind the helm.) This cruiser is perfect for entertaining, featuring a well-appointed wet bar, stainless steel sink, standard icemaker, refrigerator, grill and slide-out cooler. Showing at the New England Boat Show by Russo Marine
Greenline 40 (Greenline)
$577,893 The Greenline 40 Hybrid redefines boating, bringing the level of well-being at anchor or at sea to a new dimension. With its great ease of handling, safety and seaworthiness, this 40-foot motorboat provides you with the comforts of home at sea, on the lakes or in inland waterways. Boat without the guilt: this luxury cruiser sails without smoke, noise or waves in electric mode and reduces the amount of fossil fuel used during your voyage. An extended glass surface throughout offers panoramic vistas and a spacious area below deck allows entertaining for up to eight. Showing at the New England Boat Show by Russo Marine.
The Northeast’s largest boating event comes to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Saturday, February 22 through Sunday, March 2, 2014. The annual event features more than 800 of the newest boats and water-accessories. For more information and advanced ticket sales visit: www.newenglandboatshow.com.