Every now and then a boat comes along that sets a marine journalist’s prose alight with praise and admiration.
Enter the Squadron 50. Fairline’s beautifully made flybridge cruiser. Place the respected journalist, Kevin Koenig, onboard, let him absorb the unique layout of this remarkable boat and then stand back as he takes her out to sea.
Had all our engineering breakthroughs and meticulous attention to detail stirred up the right emotions?
“Out on the warm waters of Biscayne Bay, the Squadron did not disappoint. She got up on plane easily for a boat of this type and hit a jaunty 32.4 knots on the pins.”
“Prowling around the accommodations deck of the Squadron 50, you begin to find yourself wondering, how’d they get all this space down here?”
“The master feels expansive. Indeed, it would fit just as nicely on a boat close to ten feet longer by my estimation.”
“My test boat had a rich, satin-finish walnut veneer throughout, all cut from the same piece of wood so there would be no deviations in the grain. Nice detail.”
Well, he didn’t miss a thing.
Read the full report online at Power & Motoryacht or in the August issue of the magazine.
Below is the video from Power & Motoryacht as well as some videos from Motor Boat & Yachting.
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