2020 Pearl Yachts 95
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2020 Pearl Yachts 95

In a competitive market, production builders are under constant pressure to differentiate their products. This is especially relevant for Pearl Yachts, a relatively young British company competing against homegrown rivals like Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline. The Pearl 95, its latest and largest flybridge model, follows the Pearl 65 and 80 and continues the successful collaboration…

2020 MJM 53z
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2020 MJM 53z

The master stateroom in the bow has two portlights, a hatch, a porthole, hanging lockers, a 78-by-60-inch island berth and a desk/dressing table with a comfy seat. The room is spacious and bright. The second stateroom, to starboard, has a 76-by-53-inch berth, a built-in seat and a large panoramic portlight. There are two heads, each…

2020 CL Yachts CLB72
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2020 CL Yachts CLB72

The CLB72, an evolution of the Cheoy Lee Bravo 72, has undergone perhaps the most radical transformation. In order to accomplish this, the builder asked naval architect Howard Apollonio, who designed the Bravo 72’s original hull, to come back to the drafting table. The shipyard also hired composites engineering specialist firm Gurit to carry out…

2013 Princess V62-S
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2013 Princess V62-S

The Princess V62-S has the onboard comforts and at-sea performance to make just about any day a good day. Sometimes things with the loveliest of endings come from inauspicious beginnings. Take for example, my recent test of the Princess V62-S. I was at the tail end of a South Florida business trip, whipping around Palm…