BY APB Staff on 18 May 2016

The first journalists to test Numarine 60 Flybridge find her a worthy smaller sister to popular 78 and 70 models.

FOR MANY, AND WE INCLUDE OURSELVES, the opportunity to put a new boat through its paces is an exciting prospect. To learn that you will be the first folk to do so makes the whole deal seem a lot sweeter somehow.

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Arrive at a marina in an exotic port of call to find not one but two different versions of what is at first glance the same boat and we think we have gone to heaven. Surely, here is the dream assignment.

Numarine has not just laid on one of the all-new 60 Flybridge models to test, but two – one with a conventional shaft drive and the other featuring the oh-so-clever IPS system from Volvo.

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