CL Yachts confirms Miami show line-up
The Hong Kong-headquartered builder has announced which models it will display at the Miami International Boat Show from February 16-20.
CLB88 will exhibit at the Miami International Boat Show
CL Yachts has announced that it will show its CLB88 and CLB72 models at the Miami International Boat Show, which will be held from February 16-20. CLB88 (click for full Review) was the brand’s flagship until the recent launch of CLX96 and was also designed in collaboration with Milan-based designer Jozeph Forakis. The hull utilising carbon-fibre and advanced resin-infusion technology, and was developed in consultation with structural engineering firm and composite developer Gurit.
Forward end of the CLB88 flybridge
The yacht features a remarkable teak-floored saloon across one level, starting with a saloon with seating on both sides, followed by a dining area opposite a bar. Further forward is an open galley with a sliding glass hatch window and an island counter before the interior space concludes with a helm station alongside an L-shaped sofa and table to port.
CLB88’s main-deck interior
Outdoor areas include a large flybridge with a large L-shaped bar facing a long dining table, while aft is a high-low beach platform suitable for launching water toys and tenders. The lower deck features three double suites, a twin bed guest stateroom plus crew quarters in two separate rooms. CL Yachts ambassadors at the Miami show are available to discuss new interior design options on future hulls.
CLB72 will also be at the Miami show; Photo: Jim Raycroft & Marine Video Production
CL Yachts will also show hull seven of CLB72, which features a new hickory interior décor scheme. New features include sliding windows in the galley, opening up-down electric windows in the salon, and opening portlights on the lower deck. CLB72 has proved the builder’s most popular model and offers colour schemes for the interior available.
CLX96 won’t be at Miami but will be at the Fort Lauderdale show
CL Yachts ambassadors will also be available to discuss the new CLX96, which is scheduled to make its Asia debut this spring ahead of its world premiere at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in late October. The company is also developing CLB65, which is designed with owner-operators in mind and is the brand’s first model to feature an aft galley.
CL Yachts unveiled its flagship CLB88 in Hong Kong before hull one headed to the US for its world premiere at the Fort Lauderdale show. By Andrew Dembina.