8 Amazing Day Boats

Make the most of the long summer days with these inviting boats.

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Riva Rivamare day boat Italian

Focusing on exterior amenities and big deck space, day boats have evolved from utilitarian vessels into a yacht class that maximizes contact with the sea. Choices range from the impossibly good-looking Rivamare to the high-tech Evo 43, with a fold-out stern that nearly doubles the deck space, to Technohull’s stealth-looking Omega 41 RIB. Here are eight of the most advanced and well-crafted boats designed for making the most of days on the water.