The Swedish builder Hallberg Rassy has been building classic, high quality cruising boats for two generations and remains one of Europe’s premier production boat builders. True blue water boats, Hallberg Rassys can be found in all of the world’s best cruising grounds. In May, HR introduced the new German Frers designed 40C, which already looks like a modern classic. With is center cockpit, small windshield, handsome sturdy lines and conservative sloop rig, the boat will be a fine passage maker and a very comfortable live-aboard home. In our view, this could be a perfect couple’s boat for extended cruising. Read more.