Southern Style

Looking at boats in most marinas is much like looking across a snow-covered frozen lake — all you see is white sameness. The Palm Beach GT50, however, stands out in any sea of fiberglass.
Words by Bill Lindsey | April 28, 2019 | Luxury

The exterior of the Palm Beach GT50 will make Hamptonites swoon while the expansive cockpit, an open and airy salon and helm, a well-equipped galley and two spacious staterooms down below combine to create the ultimate luxury Lobster Yacht. The vinylester, e-glass and carbon fiber “warped hull” design is a sensual delight from the bow all the way aft to the huge swim platform. A wraparound windshield and jauntily raked mast make the GT50 a standout even in a crowd of beautiful yachts. Thoughtful features such as the use of extremely realistic simulated teak ensures the “right look” while reducing maintenance to the bare minimum. Twin Volvo Penta 600hp IPS800 turbodiesels mated to Volvo Penta forward-facing pods allow even those new to yachting to look like an old salt whether docking in tight quarters or blasting along at a top speed of 42 knots. Equally well-suited to cocktail cruises or extended gunkholing, the GT50 is a yacht that will appeal to all who love the sea;