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drmattito 02-21-2005 10:13 AM

high quality yacht brands?
 
I know that this is very subjective, and most of us love our own boats, but I was wondering what brands of cruising boats do you consider very high quality overall? Aside from Swans and Hinckleys, what are in the upper eschelon (sp?) of boat brands? (not asking about custom built or superyachts)

PCP 02-21-2005 02:25 PM

high quality yacht brands?
 
Cabo Rico, Island Packet, Morris, gozzard, Halberg-Rassy, Najad, Sweden yachts, Malo, Regina af Vindo and a lot more.

drmattito 02-21-2005 06:46 PM

high quality yacht brands?
 
Ah, thanks. I just didnt know. Oh, and I forgot Trintella.

PCP 02-22-2005 03:03 AM

high quality yacht brands?
 
Yes you can join Trintella, Breehorn ,bowman, Fantasi, Faurby, Finngulf, Hans Christian, Maxi, Moody, Ionic, Nauticat, Nordship, Shannon, Oyster and a lot more.

If you already know, why do you ask? That''s not nice Dr Mattito. What do you want?.

TrueBlue 02-22-2005 03:05 AM

high quality yacht brands?
 
In addition to above, I would include: Little Harbor, Alden, Pacific Seacraft, Shannon, Able, Camper & Nicholsons . . . Siltala/Nauticat (mine ;-)

TrueBlue 02-22-2005 03:08 AM

high quality yacht brands?
 
Sorry for the redundancy PCP . . . similtaneous posts.

Denr 02-22-2005 10:27 AM

high quality yacht brands?
 
What about Hunter Catalina and Beneteau?

Silmaril 02-22-2005 02:10 PM

high quality yacht brands?
 
X-yachts, ETAP, Wauquiez, Seaquest, J-boats, Saber, etc...

Oh and Denr, you forgot Bavaria!

Silmaril 02-22-2005 02:12 PM

high quality yacht brands?
 
Opps, almost forgot...

Wally!!!!

PCP 02-23-2005 02:44 AM

high quality yacht brands?
 
I would say that we have 4 different categories regarding price and quality.

1- Completely custom boats like Camper and Nicolson or Alden yachts.

2- Low production semi-custom boats like Najad, Malo, Morris, Cabo Rico or Contest.

3- High quality production boats like Tartan, Sabre, Dehler, wauquiez, x-yachts, J-boats.

4- Big production sail boats . Boats that are made in large numbers to a price, like Bavaria, Hanse, Dufour,Hunter, Catalina, Harmony or Beneteau.


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