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New boats 2017

2016 September 1

We run down some of the new sailboats hitting the water for 2017



Combine high-tech materials and controls with a sleek design and you end up with a very hot dinghy. The VX EVO is constructed of epoxy with a carbon fiber inner skin, for years of competitive sailing. The unique rig provides a challenge for those wanting to test their singlehanded asymmetric sailing skills, and a fast, fun ride for junior sailors and those looking for fun with a crew by their side. Mainsails can be swapped out, depending on crew weight, so the competitive playing field is kept level. LOA 15’8”; Beam 5’8”; Displ. 185 lbs.; Sail area 210 to 230 sq. ft., www.bennettyachting.com. Price: $13,950 

Scheduled boat shows: Newport International Boat Show, United States Sailboat Show