Zuzana Prochazka reviews Hanse’s great pocket cruiser
Hanse Yachts builds big impressive boats. The German manufacturer’s 67-foot flagship recently splashed in Europe and it is a muscle-bound speedster. But sometimes, it takes extra know-how to build small rather than big and the Germans have gotten it right at both ends with the introduction of the smallest sister in the fleet, the Hanse 315.
Like her siblings, the 315 is the product of the team, Judel/Vrojilk, the latter being the design force behind America’s Cup contender, Alinghi. With that pedigree and her vacuum-bagged, cored epoxy sandwich construction, this new pocket cruiser is a contender. Read more.