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 […]

Christmas Hampers

Leigh-Smith Yachts are planning to greatly increase our Christmas Hamper Appeal this year (2017) to a whopping 300+ hampers and would welcome any support / donations with goods or simply a donation of your time. We plan to have a full assembly day or two (if required) in late November/early December at Sanctuary Cove. Get […]

Alaska 49 Review

Since Leigh-Smith Yachts sold their first Alaska into Australia in 2003, the Leigh-Smith family have been near wholly responsible for over 90 boats being built in the 40-series alone with hull #94 due in early 2017. Barry Thompson went to the Gold Coast to check it out the 49 Alaska Sedan, their latest model.   […]

Hampton Yachts New Split-Chine Hull

The new split-chine hull for the Hampton 620, 650,and 720 Pilothouse Motor Yachts is the latest in the development of an advanced-engineered hull form.  This highly refined hull is based on essential experience with many fast yachts and commercial craft for 32 years.  It is also a close cousin and predecessor to the highly successful […]

The Endurance E720 has landed in Florida!

The Endurance E720 has landed in Florida! The new Endurance E720 LRC Skylounge has arrived at her new home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida! She will make her debut at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show happening November 3rd through the 7th! The E720 features a skylounge with commanding views, portuguese bridge, and a day head. […]

Introduction of the Hampton 650 Pilothouse

Hampton Yachts is proud to announce the introduction of the Hampton 650 Pilothouse. Like all Hampton yachts, the Hampton 650 is designed and built for comfortable, safe, and dependable cruising. The attention to detail in every facet of construction on the Hampton 650 is what every discerning yacht owner would expect in a semi-custom yacht. […]

Saving grace.

Can the all new Targa 53GT save the Fairline brand? Ocean test drives the boat the British builder is banking on to turn the tide in the company fortunes. With a procession of CEOs the British boatbuilding brand Fairline has acquired its seventh new Captain in as many years. It does so as an entirely new entity […]

Sanctuary Cove based Leigh-Smith Yachts

Sanctuary Cove based Leigh-Smith Yachts will present a wide range of boats at this year’s SCIBS.  Amongst them are two new releases from Alaska Yachts.   The long anticipated addition to the Alaska fleet has arrived with the 43ft Sedan, forged from the same hull mould as her larger cousin the 47 Sedan.  Leigh-Smith Yachts have […]

Hampton 760-20 delivery in CA USA

Hampton 760-20 has arrived in Newport Beach CA and is one beautiful yacht with many custom touches. The owners made some changes to the regular design and have come out with a gorgeous boat.   Owner Mark made some subtle and some not-so-subtle changes: replacing the lower helm with a country kitchen gives the galley […]