The Triton

Boats and Brokers

Moores’ new project has vintage look, modern performance

ADVERTISEMENT

James P. Moores, founder and president of Moores Marine, a vintage yacht restoration yard in Beaufort, North Carolina, has a new company, Moores Yachts, and recently announced the inception of its first yacht –  the cold-molded, 30-foot M30.

“The M30’s lines are a tribute to the great designers of the pre-war era,” Moore stated. “The ducktail in the transom is inspired by John H. Wells. Known for his fast-running commuters, Wells designed for Consolidated, Defoe, and the New York Yacht Launch and Engine Co. The transom is inspired by the late L. Francis Herreshoff and the bow is inspired by World War I battleships.”

Moore said the M30’s hull was refined to reach 50-plus miles per hour, handle like a sports car and turn in half its waterline length. A hard top folds forward so the boat can serve as a runabout or yacht tender. It can be towed, trailered, or stored on a lift, in a drystack or a garage.

“If you plan to use her as a tender, we will install lifting eyes,” Moore said.

Construction will begin on Hull No. 1 in January. For more information, contact MooresYachts@gmail.com.

Moores Yachts’ new M30

Related Articles

Moran sells motoryacht Step One

Moran Yacht & Ship has sold the 180-foot (55m) Amels M/Y Step One. Launched in 2012, the yacht was styled by Tim Heywood and has an interior by Laura Sessa. It was on display in the Palm Beach …

IYBA honors brokers, elects new board members

IYBA honors brokers, elects new board members

For the second year in a row, a broker with Northrop & Johnson won the International Yacht Brokers Association’s Sales Broker of the Year award. Kevin Merrigan, CEO of Northrop & …

Lucie Fox joins NJ in crew services

Lucie Fox joins NJ in crew services

Northrop & Johnson has hired Lucie Fox as a crew services associate. According to a company statement, Fox is originally from the U.K. and worked as an executive assistant before pursuing a …

Captains, crew attend shows to see what’s new

Captains, crew attend shows to see what’s new

Though it might not seem like it after a busy summer, autumn is really the beginning of the boating year. Most boating manufacturers -- like automobile companies -- release their new models, brands, …

Medieval sites, modern marinas lure yachts to Split

Medieval sites, modern marinas lure yachts to Split

Story and photos by Alison Gardner After four visits to the Croatian Adriatic coast in 10 years, I am convinced that it is a yachting paradise – and the city of Split (population 200,000), its …

Two UAE marinas certified

CUTLINE: John Spragg (left), of the Marina Industry Association, celebrates Clean Marina accreditation with Abu Jaber, manager of Almouj Marina in Oman Two of Mourjan Marinas’ properties …

Comments

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.