The 24XO was introduced at the Miami International Boat show in February, and it’s the second model in a new line that combines the shallow-water capability of a bay boat with a deep-vee hull capable of heading offshore when the weather is right. The first model, introduced last year, was the 26XO.
We’re in the midst of what I call a Goldilocks phase in boating, with things neither too hot nor too cold. With the lessons of the Great Recession still percolating; modest, steady growth is our rising tide.
A plan to significantly increase high-speed rail traffic between Miami and the Orlando International Airport could result in increased bridge closings, which would severely affect the many South Florida service and repair yards upriver of the bridges.
Sounding Trade Only editor-in-chief Bill Sisson takes a pause from his beer to examine what large yachts can mean for the marine industry and the economy at large, other being than pretty things that float.