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Esse 850: 2007 Overall Boat of the Year


This new sportboat is gorgeous, and it sails every bit as well as it looks.

By Tony Bessinger

In the world of yacht racing, aesthetics took a back seat to design a long time ago. As a result, there are few boats out there today that make people stop and stare. But at the United States Sailboat Show this year there were a few boats that drew our attention. One in particular was the Esse 850, a 28-foot sportboat that's not only drop-dead gorgeous, but a thrill to sail as well.

The Esse, designed by Umberto Felci and built by J. Schucter Yachting, is first and foremost a gentleman's performance daysailer.   more...

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If that boat is "drop dead gorgeous", I'll eat my souwester ! Hank7/17/2007 3:01:51 PM
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