Downeast

Downeast
They really aren’t lobster boats anymore. It’s hard to imagine anyone pulling traps from the well-varnished cockpit of a new Downeast model. However, today’s boats have the lobster boat heritage—the low profile, the long shear, the tumblehome, and, above all, the sea-keeping ability. View our collection of Downeast boat reviews to find the right one for you.
Downeast Buyers Guide

Downeast Buyers Guide

These 16 new downeast models have a lot to offer. They really aren’t lobster boats anymore. Indeed, it’s hard to imagine anyone pulling traps from...
Surfhunter 32

Hunt Surfhunter 32

With its iconic deep-V hulls dating back to C. Raymond Hunt and the original Bertram 31 Moppie in 1960, Hunt Yachts knows how to...
True North 34

True North 34

With its iconic profile—plumb bow, graceful shear line and reverse transom—the True North 34 Outboard Express is a unique take on a traditional Downeast...
Sabre 66

Sabre 66

The flagship of the Sabre fleet, the new Sabre 66 luxury express is the largest, most powerful, most sophisticated, and the most yacht-like Sabre...
Reliant 40

Reliant 40

A traditional-looking Downeast boat from stem to stern, the new Reliant 40 Commuter is the first model from a new company based in Newport,...

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