ipy.com SPECS LOA: 36ft
aquilasailingyachts.com SPECS LOA: 43ft, 8in Beam: 13ft 9in Displacement:
corsairmarine.comSPECSLOA: 24ft 4inLWL: 23ft 1inBeam (folded)
by Peter Nielsen, Posted November 17, 2011Passport has been creating strong, beautifully detailed cruising boats at its yard in Xiamen, China, for 20 years and each new model evolves slightly from the previous one. Looking at the new Passport Vista 545 CC at Annapolis made us wonder if the factory locks a man inside the boat each night and gives him breakfast only after he has come up with some small improvement.
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.