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Burger Boat Company starts construction of newest yacht series

MANITOWOC — Got summer and open waters on your mind? Burger Boat Company has started construction on its newest yacht, the Burger 50 Cruiser, and is looking for buyers.

The Burger 50 Cruiser is a powerful and luxurious aluminum cruiser developed in conjunction with Vripack Naval Architects and features an interior designed by Luiz de Basto of De Basto Designs, according to a news release from the boat company. The interior will feature two ensuite staterooms and unobstructed views in an open area.

The cruiser is available for sale, and potential owners have an opportunity to add their custom touches throughout the yacht’s interior.

“This yacht will be a sparkling example of Burger’s shipbuilding heritage,” said company president and CEO Jim Ruffolo, in the news release. “The Burger 50 Cruiser is everything an owner is looking for in a yacht. Luxury, style, comfort, modern technology and an heirloom to share with family and friends for a lifetime of adventures.”

The Burger 50 Cruiser is powered by twin 600hp Volvo Penta D8-IPS800 engines and incorporates Vripack’s Slide Hull design, providing her owner a cruising speed of 26 knots and a top speed of approximately 31 knots.