Maritimo In Miami


Barry 2019-02-01

Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo, is set to have the USA debut of two of its prestige enclosed flybridge models at the upcoming Miami International Boat Show in Florida mid February.

The company will display four of its largest  models at the Miami  show including two of the revolutionary X 60 coupes, a model that changed forever the sports yacht sector after its launch early in 2018.

Maritimo Americas' President Dave Northrop, said the X60 sport yacht with the aft  beach club and Regency Suite accommodations would be a head turner at the Miami show. However, he said after feedback from the boat buying public at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show last year he was confident the enclosed bridge M64 and new optional layout M54 would be extremely popular.

"The M64 is a stunning boat and the new layout in the M54 provides a whole new dimension to that model so we believe they will both be well received in Miami.

"Maritimo is one of the few manufacturers selling in the USA that produces a climate controlled enclosed flybridge and a lot of our buyers are attracted by that point of difference."

Northrop said since Fort Lauderdale his team had sold three M54's and three M51's.

Northrop said the M64 would be priced from US$2.845,500; The M54 from US$1.690,500 and the X60 from US$2.292,500.

Maritimo CEO Garth Corbitt said the company's international strategic expansion was on track and the market in the USA was a major focus of that strategy.

The Miami International Boat Show runs from February 14 to 18 and is the first of the major shows in the USA annual calendar.

Maritimo ended 2018 on a high with record sales for the calendar year and it now has forward orders out to 2020. The company has virtually doubled the size of its Australian manufacturing plant and is currently increasing its workforce by 30 percent to help it keep up with demand.

 

Caption: Main pic - Maritimo Americas' President, Dave Northrop (right) on board  the M54 cruising motor yacht headed to the Miami show with Phil Candler (Operations General Manager) on the Gold Coast in December before the boat headed to the USA as part of a $7.5 million consignment.

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