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    2016 Selene 92 Ocean Explorer
    The Selene 92 “Ocean Explorer” is the result of an International collaboration of designers and architects under Howard Chen’s design team leadership. Working closely with renowned Dutch architect Guido De Groot and a group of International consultants we have developed a contemporary take on the long range yacht whilst capitalizing on builder Jet Tern Marines quality construction and reputation for experience and innovation in the displacement yacht sector. A first look at the 92 shows a number of the Selene family traits with her powerful raised pilothouse, Portuguese bridge, and bulbous bow. But a contemporary twist is also apparent in the addition of the large side windows in the hull and Stainless anchor pockets. She is sure to appeal to existing owners and big boat enthusiasts alike and takes the simple and proven concept of the fuel efficient and seaworthy long range yacht to a new level of luxury that is intended to compete directly with the finest European yards but with all of the advantages of GRP. Laying currently in Seattle this commanding Yacht would be suited to the Pacific Ocean Explorer looking for comfort, range and capability. Contact your international yachting consultants today for more information on this truly unique vessel. E1312
    2010 Clipper Cordova 60
    SOLD: A great opportunity exists for someone to purchase this well-loved and maintained Clipper Cordova 60. With great blue water cruising credentials, perfect for a afternoon outing or cruising the waterways. Luxurious accommodation by way of three cabins, two bathroom layout, massive storage in the Lazerette, modern all electric galley and a roomy saloon with Ultra-leather lounge and a large pop up TV. Powered by Cummins 550hp engines, with a top speed of around 18 knots+ and a graceful cruise speed of 9 knots +. Complete with a hydraulic davit crane, 3.8m Brig RIB tender, bow and stern thrusters, along with a Yacht Controller. A large helm area complete with a custom electric folding radar arch and sunbrella bimini for low bridge access. Reliable, economical and with a comprehensive list of features this beautiful Clipper Cordova 60 is well worth an inspection. Contact Leigh-Smith Yachts today E1298
    2013 Sunrunner 3300
    The Sunrunner 3300 is one of the best boats ever built in Australia and this boat is a great example of this. Launched new in March 2014 is spectacular and is presented in excellent condition with all the extras you would expect when owning a Sunrunner. With only 170 hours on the upgraded Mercruiser 250hp engines that are fresh water cooled. With electronic controls for ease of handling, bow thruster and DTS digital controls – it’s the complete package. Genuine leather with modern, clean decoration – the interior is a stand out. With galley to starboard, electric cooktop, fridge/freezer, microwave and sink, plenty of storage for those weekends away with the family. The vessel is standard Sunrunner layout with double berth under the cockpit and lounging double in the bow – with plenty of ventilation the boat presents a fresh bright interior. The cockpit features Ray Marine touch screen navigation that displays smart craft engine management system, colour plotter with gold charts and depth sounder. The large aft lounge and table emphasises relaxation and the centre for entertainment. These boats are very popular because of their ideal size, spacious accommodation, generous power and excellent performance. Style and comfortable cruising around the local broadwater, rivers and bay areas are a snap for this well equipped and capable vessel. Call today to schedule a viewing. E1310
    2004 Eliminator Daytona 25 Open Bow
    Meet the boat that has profoundly changed the high performance sport boat market. But it’s what you can routinely expect from Eliminator. Technology and excellence that makes a difference…years ahead of all the rest. This Open Bow (Bowrider) version is in excellent condition with plenty of room for the whole family. The helm seats are protected by F-18 fighter-jet inspired canopy's & there is a generous amount of storage also beneath the consoles. An intuitive helm position offers a wonderful driving position that's comfortable & secure... Powered by a Mercruiser 496 HO series mercruiser with 425hp, ZR Alpha leg & upgraded high performance hydraulic steering this thundering V8 has some 100hrs on it. the engine has just been removed from the boat & completely detailed & serviced with new starter motor, manifolds and a full service at a cost of around $10k. The custom dual axle trailer has just been fully sandblasted & painted in white to match the boat also. If performance matters & you want the best then this high performance catamaran is for you. With a top end speed of 70+ MPH & a comfortably cruise of 50 MPH you can get the family or friends out there fast & be the envy of all the other bow riders. Phone or Text Dean 0408 758 887
    2015 Princess V57
    Princess V57 2015, An outstanding example with a sleek grey hull, a true luxury cruiser, The vessel is now available for immediate inspection. Fitted with all the desirable equipment, Including Raymarine e125 chart plotter and GPS, Raymarine P70R autopilot, Raymarine RD424HD radar, Raymarine thermal camera, Variable speed bow and stern thrusters, ONAN 11.5 kW generator, Upgraded Reverse cycle air- conditioning, KVH satellite TV, Hydraulic tender garage, Telescopic letterbox type passerelle, Cockpit wetbar including refrigerated coolbox / electric BBQ and storage. Powered by Twin Volvo D13-900hp diesel engines with warranty until 2020. The vessel has just been serviced, antifouled, and fully detailed in anticipation for new home. Further the Battery charger is new, Custom teak floor to salon, Upgraded generator for tropical air conditioning, Electric high-low table to salon and a New motor recently fitted to Williams jet tender. Contact Leigh-Smith Yachts today for further details. E1314
    2017 Princess V58
    LS Yachts Sanctuary Cove presents this stylish and powerful Princess. The V58 open is the first in the next generation of Princess high-performance V Class sports yachts. Boasting a new dynamic exterior styling and an impeccably finished interior, the V58 Open is a boat of unique quality and peerless craftsmanship. Powered by twin, low hour, Volvo Penta 900hp diesel engines offering superior high performance combined with a dynamic hull shape, she will cut through the sea at up to 34 knots. Large hull windows let light pour into the beautifully appointed lower accommodation. The spacious 3 cabin layout with a generous full beam master Vip Queen forward and singles to port are all serviced by exceptional Bathrooms. The electric sunroof and side windows to salon add instant air flow and the electric sun awning to cockpit protects from the Elements. The vessel as expected has a Hydraulic swim platform and tender garage. A very heavily Australian specified boat with further options including upgraded engines, thrusters, generator upgrade, air conditioning and a Williams Jet Tender. Third party equipment warranties exist on most items including engines. If you’re in the market for a new Sunseeker, Riviera Sport, Fairline or an Azimut then you must consider this vessel Contact us today for further specifications and to arrange an inspection. E1315
    2012 Princess 105 Motor Yacht
    This superb and spacious yacht was built by the famous English shipyard Princess in 2012 for her current and only owners. She offers great interior volumes, elegant lines, luxurious and modern equipment and long-range cruising capability. This 32 m vessel is one of the most advanced models currently on the market. Her sleek profile wears a contemporary edge, underlining that this beautiful unit is at the forefront of modern motor yacht design. She can accommodate 10 guests in her 5 luxury cabins layout which features a Master stateroom on the main deck, 3 Double cabins and 1 Twin on the lower deck. Her Sundeck offers a great sunbathing space, a Jacuzzi and a cozy dining area in the shade of the hard top. With her “Zero Speed” digital fins stabilizers, she ensures a comfortable, relaxing and delightful cruising experience… MAIN ENGINES: 2 X MTU 2000 16V M93 2600hp/1939 kw each ENGINES HOURS: Port = 934 (August 21st 2017) Starboard = 929 (August 21st ) 5 cabins = 1 Master (main deck) + 3 doubles + 1 twin (lower deck) Zero speed stabilizers (ABT Track Fins) Large sundeck with GRP hard top and Jacuzzi Extended swim platform ACCOMODATION: OWNER: 1 Master Suite + Bathroom with bath tub and shower on the Main Deck GUESTS: 3 VIP cabins and 1 Twin with private bathrooms on the Lower Deck All cabins have their independent AC and AV systems Never chartered and always well looked after by the same captain since her construction, this stylish Motor Yacht is presented in true immaculate condition. Contact Leigh-Smith Yachts for further specifications and pricing.
    1983/2005 Benetti - Lloyds 115 Motor Yacht
    This exceptionally presented 35m Benetti designed super yacht was built by Lloyds Ships Brisbane, she is in full current AMSA survey & is one of the few Heli-capable yachts in the country greatly adding to her charter capabilities for long range & remote charters. Refitted and upgraded with new Cummins N14 main engines & Northern Lights Generators in 2005, upgraded stabilization & full repaint/refit rendering her in immaculate condition she has had light usage since & been maintained to the highest of standards since the refit. The Emerald Lady offers a modern interior design with all the latest accompaniments, offering a welcoming atmosphere thanks to her rich mahogany tables and tasteful leather and suede furnishings. Emerald Lady has capacity for up to eight overnight guests in 4 stunning cabins (+ 5 crew in 3 cabins & a double in aft area with ensuite also) over three decks including a full beam master stateroom amidships, a VIP island queens stateroom on main-deck level, and two twin guest cabins all featuring extensive mahogany, leather and suede finishes, full length robes and premium carpet & modern corian lined ensuites each. Offering a large upper deck for entertaining and alfresco dining, she is able to accommodate a total of 45 guests. For fun times under the sun Emerald Lady has a unique, large sun bathing area with a bar and large barbecue area, as well as an array of tenders and toys, including water sports equipment. With a beam of 7 m and a draft of 2.23 m, she has an aluminum hull with keel and aluminum superstructure all finished in white 2-pac paint. Emerald Lady's maximum range is estimated at 3000 nautical miles & with her 28,000L fuel capacity she also lends herself to outer reef mother-ship work. She features a variety of amenities to ensure comfortable charter vacations, including, heli-pad, well appointed fishing cockpit, swimming platform & more. Sale includes charter business, website and booked forward charters & the charter company. Asking price is inclusive of GST and the vessel may be sold to an applicable charter operator as a "going concern" (Conditions apply). Contact Leigh-Smith Yachts for further specifications. E1318
    2016 Sunrunner 3700
    Looking for a late model vessel, ready to go for the summer period? Check out this stunning 2016 Sunrunner 37 Sports Cruiser Built in Australia. Fitted out with all of the goodies you would want for a great family day out or extended days away. This 2016 Sunrunner 37 Sports Cruiser is a one owner extremely well looked after vessel. Powered by Twin 300HP Mercruiser Fresh water cooled engines with smart craft, only 107 hours, 620 litres fuel, 80 litres per hour at 25 Knots with a max speed 35 knots, on Bravo 3 stern drives, electronic controls. Kohler 6KVA Genset with only 60 Hours. Water capacity 300 Litres, holding tank 105 Litres. Fitted with side power bow and stern thrusters for the ease of parking. Muir winch fitted with Muir auto chain counter. Raymarine Hybrid Touch GPS system, and Raymarine sounder and G. Com VHF radio. Bennett Trim Tabs. Reverse cycle air-conditioning, two LCD TV, Fusion sound system. Induction B/Q plate, Teak decks, Forward double berth, Rear cabin double berth, plus one convertible berth. Saloon is extremely well appointed with plenty of storage space, Waeco refrigerator with freezer included, another inbuilt refrigerator located beside the B/Q. Panasonic Microwave, Beko electric 2 plate cook top located in the saloon. This Sunrunner 37 is also fitted with a new 2.5 metre Tender powered by a Mercury 2.5 HP 4 stroke engine. This vessel has just being antifouled, prop speed, and serviced. This Sunrunner 37 would suit a new boat buyer. Contact us now to arrange an inspection. E1320
    1999 Ferretti 72 Motor Yacht
    JUST LISTED... We are pleased to offer this well presented Ferretti 72ft Flybridge Motor Yacht to the market. Built in Italy and launched in 1999, this luxury motor yacht is currently located in New Zealand. Holding a survey for up to 36 people on day trips or 6 overnight, she has recently had a the midterm survey inspection completed. Just antifouled and prop speed applied with full service records available upon request. She is powered by twin MTU Diesel, 1150HP engines, with some serious performance pedigree, featuring a top speed of 31kts and a healthy cruise 20-24kts. The interior offers an abundance of natural light, with a very practical and well equipped galley, including a water maker located on port aft of the pilothouse. Accommodation by way of three double ensuited berths with a crew cabin which can sleep 3 and includes a separate toilet and shower. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining on the expansive outdoor decks, all perfect for entertaining and relaxing. Fitted with: electronic controls, two Kohler generators, side power bow and stern thrusters, hydraulic stern Passarella, hydraulic swim boarding ladder, twin well equipped helm stations and marine air system air conditioning units, two inflatable tenders, Benenzoni 600kg crane. A full list of electronics and equipment is available upon request. Asking price of $1.7M AUD (plus GST and other local New Zealand taxes if applicable) Contact Leigh-Smith Yachts for further specifications
    2000 York 88 Enclosed Flybridge
    Dramatic Price drop for immediate sale: Dynasty 2000 Australian Built icon with recent major refits in 09 and 16. Originally built to Lloyds A1 this custom built one owner yacht would suit the adventurer at heart with a passion for offshore pursuits or similarly a commercial operator that can see the potential of getting Dynasty charter ready. Although not in current survey the boat has the construction DNA that would make the transition into an AMSA certified vessel far more cost effective than a new build. New high gloss Awlgrip paint in 2016 adds to the immediate white boat appeal of this little ship, ultra long range tanks opens up extended cruising destinations such as the kimberly's, Pacific ocean, Tasmania or even New Zealand. A production boat cannot provide you with the overall structural integrity and offshore capability of this unique vessel, Commanding, elegant, striking and safe are all words that come to mind after an initial inspection. Technically the vessel was ahead of its time and with the millions of dollars of upgrades in the yachts short life it certainly represents value that will be sustained for many years to come. Leigh-Smith Yachts have worked with the first and current owners since the vessel inception and have an intimate knowledge of the yachts working and original design brief coupled with the scheduled upgrades carried out over the years. Contact the professional sales team at LS Yachts today to arrange a personal viewing E1329
    2006 Pirate 34 Sportscruz
    Pirate 34 Sportcruz Express. This 2006 delivered 07 was semi custom built to a very high standard and has been maintained by one owner since new exceptionally. Upgrade to twin straight shaft 380hp Cummins Diesel engines the vessel would suit an offshore fisherman or as a very capable family entertainer. The cabin if fitted out with a very high quality custom timber interior with accommodation for four in comfort. A Convertible V berth in the bow which makes a generous queen and a king single lounge to starboard with a pullman berth to create the option of two single bunks or a very comfortable seating area. The galley is down to port and the en suite is located in the main cabin aft to port. With the upgraded engine package the vessel is exciting to drive, A top speed of 31 knots is achieved swiftly and the boat is happiest at a cruise of 24 knots. The cockpit on this vessel is what separates her from the competition, a large area that is ideal for fishing and a perfect platform entertaining all day and well into the evening. With the custom Awlgrip painted hull and underwater lights the Pirate is a very pretty boat when resting at anchor and will turns heads when where ever you choose to cruise or fish. Looking for something different that is Australian hand crafted with beautiful timeless lines then this Pirate 34 with only 440 Hrs use is a must to consider. The boat is on display at Sanctuary Cove with central agents LS Yachts and has been priced to sell immediately. E1330
    2002 Mustang 32 SE Sports Cruiser
    New to the Market. This Mustang 3200 Sportscruiser SE is a stand-out boat. If you want to walk on and enjoy a boat with nothing to replace for years, you'll see the value of this boat. The owner of "Goldie" has spent hundreds of hours bringing her to excellent condition. The gel-coat is in top nick, the bilges are clean, the engines are clean and dry. $20,000 worth of refurbishments have been completed this year. New Water pumps Antifouled New anodes on tabs. New Manifolds/Spacers/Risers New Serpentine belts plus 1 spare New Water coolant hoses New Cover and Clears with extended sun cover over swim platform New upholstery New 4 x adult lifejackets – Jarvis Walker Gulf Stream, – still with tags on New 2 x Seaflow 750 GPH automatic bilge pumps. New 2 x fire extinguishers New Fire Blanket. New Raymarine 7" Plotter/Sounder New Navionics Charts chip for whole of Australia and NZ New "Maxxlee" 40 Amp Battery Charger CB40 New flexible solar panels. 2 x 100 watt. New 30 Amp solar regulator with USB. New CD stereo player with USB New All lights converted to LED's New "Vitrifrigo" fridge/freezer 12 volt New Teak veneer floors New Blue inside and outside LED courtesy lights. New LED anchoring floodlight on bowsprit. New 12v pressure Deckwash system with gun With nothing to spend, this boat is turn key ready for delivery before Christmas. Contact us today for an inspection of this very well maintained vessel.
    2013 Alaska 46 Sedan
    Rare opportunity to acquire this extremely well presented 2013 plate Alaska with the ever popular amidships queen sized master stateroom with its own ensuite & all the luxuries you'd expect from the renowned Alaska brand. This beautifully maintained & presented yacht has numerous upgrades including premium interiors package, Solar panels x 4, roof mounted ADC crane & RIB for coastal cruising, teak decks, additional awing over swim platform & even the electronic antifouling system to name a few. Under 400hrs on mains & sub 300hrs on Gen makes this one of the most desirable packages on the water today. On Display at Sanctuary Cove today... Alaska 46 Sedan Cruisers provide all the living and entertaining on the one level and features and open helm, galley, saloon, and cockpit with its extended full width hardtop making the vessel enjoyable and easy to use. The stainless saloon doors open wide along with dual flip-up rear windows to bring the outside in, this open plan is ideal for entertaining and increased livability. Dual side doors in conjunction with two sunroofs have increased natural ventilation and the new cockpit control station makes the tasks of docking and anchoring a breeze. Accommodation boasts a master statement with island queen size berth amidships with its own en suite offering less movement and water noise. The second cabin forward has 2 large single bunks and loads of storage with a guest bathroom to port. The 46 Gen II is a renowned sea keeping vessel, powered by twin 480hp Cummins Shaft drive engines. FILE E1336
    2012 Hampton Endurance 720 Skylounge
    BLUE MOON : 2012 model Hampton Endurance 720 This one owner Long Range Cruiser is heavily specified for extended passage, Built on the split chine endurance hull the vessel will reach 18 Knots with an optimum cruise speed of 11Knots. With 10,400 Litres of diesel on board you have the range to reach remote destinations and stay a while. 12ft wesmar hydraulic stabilizers keep the occupants comfortable by reducing the majority of the vessels roll in offshore conditions. The dual Portuguese bridge offers a commanding viewing platform for navigating reefs, night operations and close quarters manoeuvring. This vessel has been upgraded with redundancy systems like dual fresh water pumps, dual Racor filters on each engine, two engine driven PTO’s, 2400 amps of house batteries with two 5kw inverters, two Marine Air raw water compressors, further the full height engine room is Air-conditioned and with the reverso oil transfer system, oil changes are now a pleasure to conduct. The hand laid kevlar reinforced hull is strong and tied together with an interlocked stringer and longitudinal system, unseen in most production boats. Two tenders on the upper deck are launched by the 1500 Lbs Hydraulic davit crane. A 130 Lph Indromar water maker is more than enough to handle the 8-10 guest on board at any time. Five station controls makes docking a breeze and you can sleep easy at anchor with the 200Lbs CQR Anchor supported by 100m of 13mm chain. This semi-custom motor yacht was designed with heavy involvement from the experienced owners and since being launched been serviced to an exceptionally high standard. As the original company to deliver the Blue Moon to her current owners and the Hampton yachts dealer we are positioned to give you a knowledgeable and comprehensive sales experience that does not finish at the point of sale. This flagship model Endurance is exclusively offered to the market by LS Yachts Sanctuary Cove. Contact Leigh-Smith Yachts to schedule a personal viewing on this award winning motor yacht today. 07 55779200 E1071
    2003 Riviera 40 Flybridge
    This Riviera Platinum 40 Flybridge Convertible is in pristine condition and maintained to a very high standard by her present owner. Powered by twin Caterpillar 450hp Diesel shaft drives with bow and stern thrusters making parking a breeze she also boasts aircon, generator, raymarine complete upgraded nav system, underwater lights, sat dome, entertainment system and more, and is well worth an inspection so contact our office for full pictures and specifications. E1326
    2008 Sunseeker 62 Predator
    We are proud to present this superb vessel for sale. With a dynamic profile, trademark Sunseeker curves, sweeping guard rails, luxurious leather seating and timber floors throughout. This Predator articulates the spirit of this prestigious range with resounding elegance. This boat comfortably accommodates six in 3 luxurious cabins. This vessel is very well priced and presents in very good condition. No expense has been spared to maintain this boat to a high standard. There is also a tender garage and hydraulic swim platform and is powered by two 900hp MAN diesel engines with low hours. This stunner really must be viewed to be appreciated, an absolute credit to her owner. You will not be disappointed upon inspection. Contact Leigh-Smith Yachts 07 55 77 9200 for further details E1231
    2009 Palmer Johnson 150 Motor Yacht
    T A masterpiece of design and performance built in the American shipyard Palmer Johnson and designed by the famous Nuvolari & Lenard. This sleek, sporty and elegant motor yacht of 46m, launched in 2009, is unique on the market with not only her "SILVER WAVE" color but also her active and futuristic lines. Every detail has been considered and she offers a complete comfort with state of the art facilities and zero speed stabilizers. The yacht features an emphasis on a quiet, low vibration ride. She is a perfect family charter yacht and can accommodate up to ten/ twelve guests in three double and two twin en-suite cabins (each possesses a pullman bed) . MY Silver Wave is one of the rare 145ft+ sport superyacht available for charter. Her striking metallic hull houses an open plan salon and 5 luxury cabins For further specifications and pricing please contact Ryan or Dean Leigh-Smith @ Leigh-Smith Yachts 07 55 77 9200 E1252
    1964 Norman Wright 82 Pilothouse
    A very rare opportunity to own a piece of Australian maritime history has arrived. With a recent Major refit by her original manufacturing company Norman Wrights Brisbane this vessel will guarantee her fortunate new custodians a reliable and seaworthy vessel for many years to come. The vessel was rebuilt to exacting standards under the watchful eye of Mr Bill Wright with the focus on retaining her original aesthetics along with the detailed rejuvenation of her structure and systems all while staying true to her pedigree and heritage. Behind the new gloss exterior and stunning bright works the vessel has had countless items and systems overhauled and replaced using the best boat building techniques by Norman Wrights. This process was long, arduous and had no shortage of blood sweat and tears along the way. The boat builder had the full cooperation and extensive financial support of the owner meaning the work was done to a standard not a budget. E1282
    2009 Maritimo 500 Offshore Convertible
    2009 MARITIMO 500 OFFSHORE CONVERTIBLE – Thoroughbred performance combined with wide-ranging capability. This 500 Offshore has a huge list of extras, including, Side power bow and stern thruster with remote, cockpit BBQ stainless steel flush mounted 240V, rear awning to cockpit, washer dryer combo, soft furnishing package, 22" LCD to master cabin, Bose lifestyle 38, Bose 131 A Marine speakers, 2x Furno 12' screens with GPS, radar, charts integrated onto TV display, idromar stainless steel water maker Powered by twin Cummins 670hp diesels, this sporty performer is a vessel perfect for offshore fishing pursuits or lengthy coastal passages. Contact us today to inspect this much desired vessel. E1290


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  • Fairline lifts lid on Esprit concept boat at ExCeL

    Fairline lifts lid on Esprit concept boat at ExCeL    New concept Fairline Esprit is a hybrid-powered 30ft sportsboat designed with sustainability in mind Fairline has taken a leaf out of the automotive book and has turned up to the London Boat Show with an exciting concept design. The Fairline Esprit is a 30ft hybrid sportsboat that comes in cuddy cabin and bowrider forms and is designed to whip along at 30 knots from a single sterndriven 400hp diesel or motor silently at 5 knots under electric power. Sustainability was a key driving force behind the design, according to Fairline, which proposes using bio-derived epoxy resins in the construction and recycled synthetic composite teak for the decks. Resin infusion will keep things light to maximise performance and economy while LED lights throughout will keep power draw to a minimum. On the bowlder version, Fairline has designed a solar T-top that can fold away to cover the bow seating when not in use, the panels being used to power the ultrasonic antifouling system and keep batteries charged. One of the most exciting elements of the new design, and one which we hope to see on future boats, is a chartplotter and system information display built into the central boss of the steering wheel. This could show the radar display, the autopilot, charts or how much fuel is in the tanks. Fairline even said it hadn’t ruled out flappy paddle controls. As with most car …

  • FAIRLINE SQUADRON 53 REVIEW – Motorboat Magazine

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  • Leaders of the Industry

    LEADERS OF THE INDUSTRY Innovators improving the boating experience There are plenty of great ideas out there to improve boating for us all. But the people who really innovate are the ones who take those ideas and make them real, and have a palpable impact on the on-the-water experience. These are the leaders of the industry. Jeff Chen  of Hampton Yachts is one of those leaders and shares his insights into how he makes boating better. Power & Motoryacht: How does your passion both for boating and business feed innovation? Jeff Chen: I was born into a family with the passion for boating, after all the family boatbuilding business started in Taiwan over 50 years ago. I spent my youth hanging around boatyards and boats. I learned the passion for business from my Engineering and Graduate Studies at Stanford University. This background instilled in me a desire to create and build the best and most technically advanced yachts possible, and led to our collaboration with Howard Apollonio in developing the Hybrid Hull for our Endurance series and the new Split-Chine hull design for our new generation of the Hampton Pilothouse series—and the collaboration with JC Espinosa on the exciting new Euro and Pilothouse series.   Power & Motoryacht: What lesson from your past has helped move your business forward? Jeff Chen: Low leverage, cautious and prudent expansion of production facilities; source and hire the most …