• Beneteau's Gran Turismo 45: More Excitement When Anchored

    15 days ago - By Luxuo

    The GT45 leads an express cruiser range that also includes 32, 36 and 41 models. Image: Beneteau
    Most builders in the 40-50ft range are trying to be all things to all boaters. Foldout transoms, convertible cockpits and even vertical bows attempt to replicate boats closer to 65ft in terms of usable space and amenities. Some work, others look like ‘Frankenboats'.
    Beneteau 's new Gran Turismo 45 is in the Swiss Army knife camp of design, and honestly, on my first visit to the boat, I wasn't that impressed. It has an almost retro look, with a long profile reminiscent of a 1990s express cruiser...
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