BY APB Staff on 8 Sep 2019

Classic flybridge cruisers like the well-credentialled Maritimo M51 combine luxury with performance, a combination that has proven popular with bluewater sailors and sports fishers alike.

WHILE FLYBRIDGE CRUISERS OFFER three levels of living space and commanding views from the helm, for the more adventurous there has to be a sturdy hull beneath – that’s something premium Australian marque Maritimo has understood from its inception in 2003 by founder Bill Barry-Cotter.

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Before that, Cotter had established Australia’s other premium marque, Riviera in 1980 – so there’s a vast amount of successful experience that goes into every Maritimo, a fact noticed by discerning sailors. Exports are a major part of the company’s business and with the recent appointment of SG Boating in Singapore, the Asian market is Maritimo’s next strongest selling region after America.

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To read all of this article, pick up a copy of the September/October issue of Asia-Pacific Boating magazine, or buy it online from Also available for download from the App Store and Google Play.