FrontRunners: Model GT

    The Frauscher 717 GT (www.frauscherboats.com) evokes the styling of gentlemen’s runabouts of the late 1920s, when Frauscher first opened its shipyard on the banks of Austria’s Lake Traunsee. But the vessel, which launched last October, also displays the Austrian builder’s current penchant for performance. A shaft-propulsion system helps push the boat to a top speed of 55 knots, while the centrally located motor and V-shaped hull keep the 23.5-foot racer balanced and smooth. Endowed with a standard 250 hp engine, the 717 GT costs around $105,000; it can be equipped with a hybrid engine for an additional $40,000.

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    Designed to emulate a grand tourer sports car, the yachts have sleek lines and long ranges…
    The new sailboat, christened Watermark, can do double duty as a cruiser or a competitive racing...
    The versatile boat can be reconfigured to meet the needs of a variety of owners…
    With the largest steel hull of its kind, this expedition yacht yearns for extreme latitudes…
    A host of helm controls and creature comforts set on high help elevate this 70-foot cruiser…
    A cinema, double-deck gallery, and massage room are just a few of the vessel's myriad...
    The boat offers endless options for play at sea, including fishing, diving, kayaking, and...
    The 116-day cruise stops in 25 countries including New Zealand, India, and Greece...
    The sailing yacht will be built from materials that increase its rigidity while reducing its weight…
    The 152-foot yacht pampers with a full-beam owner's suite and plush outdoor amenities...