by Sail Staff, Posted March 9, 2011Long a major force in the boatbuilding world, Hunter Marine Corp. just seems to keep getting better and better at building sailboats. The latest Hunter to hit the water, the 50AC, demonstrates that despite its success the company refuses to rest on its laurels.Sailing in 8-10 knots of wind on Miami’s Biscayne Bay, the 50AC behaved like a perfect cruising platform. Despite being equipped
by Tom Dove, Posted November 17, 2011Among the many large, expensive sailing vessels at this year’s Annapolis show, the crowd-stopper was this diminutive 23-footer with a tall pilothouse. Something about it—perhaps the proportions, perhaps the novelty, perhaps the accessibility— made people pause, do double takes and smile.
by Sail Staff, Posted April 2, 2013The statement that best reflects the new Hanse 575 was once said by American astronaut Neil Armstrong when he landed on the moon: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”