Prestige 550 Flybridge

5.0 from 2 Reviews

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A powerful, high-speed, solid performer with an intelligent array of luxury features

Roger McAfee
seamagazine.com  
Reviewed Sep 2016
The vessel responded smartly and precisely to all helm inputs and carved high-speed turns like an Olympic slalom gold medalist. While the L650 did not have pod drives — the builder opting instead for the traditional shaft-drive system — it was joystick controlled using a computerized system that seamlessly coordinates thrusters with the standard drives. The vessel also sported an interesting docking feature. Making use of GPS and cameras, the skipper is presented with an overhead computerized view of the vessel that shows precisely where it is in relationship to the dock...
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Delivering the wow factor — times four

Roger McAfee
seamagazine.com  
Reviewed Sep 2016
Stepping from the dock onto the hydraulic swim platform, I noticed the size of the teak beach, a perfect podium to carry toys such as PWCs or for kids to play in the water.

On starboard, steps lead up to the aft cockpit and its settee that’s integrated into the transom. Our test boat had the optional retractable electric awning that extends from the flybridge top and out over the settee. In case of rain or too much wind up top, this spacious cockpit is a nicely sheltered place for afternoon cocktails and appetizers, because it is conveniently on the same level and just steps from the galley. An optional recessed aft helm station was tucked in on starboard...
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