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Burger Boat Company creates new design


Wisconsin-based Burger Boat Company has created a new designed it calls Liberty. In collaboration with Gregory C. Marshall Naval Architect, Burger created the 138-foot (42m) yacht with formal and informal living spaces, exterior areas for entertaining and easy access to the water.

Contemporary by design, Liberty has transformed the swim platform with generous steps. Her main salon and dining area can be transformed into an indoor/outdoor area. The full beam main deck owner’s stateroom includes a lounge/office area. The four staterooms have en suite baths. The crew area has accommodations for six forward, and the crew lounge and laundry has access to the guest areas. Aft of the engine room is a garage for her 20-foot (6m) tender and water toys.

In other company news, Burger hired Thom Conboy as its commercial director to secure new construction, refit and repair projects. He will also lead its brokerage and charter division at Burger Yacht Sales.

Conboy’s yachting career spans more than 30 years and has held positions as captain, project manager, broker and shipyard owner. Throughout his career, he has been involved with the construction, sale and repair of yachts up to 315 feet (96m). Reach him at or +1 561-441-6131.

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