The boat that caught my eye was the Morris 41T. Beautiful woodwork.
How about that M52? Morris has taken the Alerion luxury daysailer concept to the ultimate level. I used to think the Alerion was the prettiest girl at the dance; then the Friendship 40 came out, and my jaw just dropped. Decadent. Just when I thought that couldn't be beat, Morris came out with the M Line of daysailers. Alerion marries classic hull lines with a modern underbody and rig, but the interiors are pretty spare. Friendship takes that concept, and puts a superyacht luxury interior into the hull. The joinery and brightwork are almost over the top they are so deluxe. Then Morris comes along and dials back the luxury; not a lot, but makes it more "New Englandy", with a Herreshoff-style interior. White paneled bulkheads and less carvings than the Friendship. Equally upscale, but less ostentatious (if a $1.6M yacht can be less ostentatious). I used to make a beeline for the M's and Friendship boats first thing at the boat show. Trouble was that after I saw them, everything else looked like crap. Now, I first vist the boats I really think I might someday own, and save Morris and Friendship for dessert.