FrontRunners: Premium Blend

<< Back to Robb Report, Formal Function

In 2003, the Italian boatbuilder Mochi Craft, part of the Ferretti Group (www.ferrettigroupusa.com), introduced an astonishing hybrid that combined elements of an American lobster boat with those of a Mediterranean pleasure craft. Baby boomers in particular loved the 51 Dolphin for its soft, rounded lines, 1950s-era automotive styling, and racy but muscular look. Now, following the 74 and 44 Dolphins (launched in 2004 and 2005, respectively), Mochi Craft will unveil a 64-foot version at the International Boat Show in Genoa, Italy, to be held Oc­tober 7 through 15. Among other touches, the Mochi Craft 64 Dolphin will feature two large, top-deck sundecks that are out of view to onlookers. The boat will reach the American market next year, with a starting price of about $3 million. . .

More Marine