10 boats you can buy from 100 to 250 thousand euros (VAT included). If you have decided to buy a boat, the market offers many opportunities to fully enjoy the sea. Solutions range from leasing to long-term rental, without precluding a possible more romantic approach where the boat is a small floating dream finally made true spending your entire life savings. Conscious of the wide range of solutions available, however, we want to show you how a ready- to-sail boat really costs, with VAT, engines, and all standard equipment included. Our boat selection ranges from family cruisers to trendy open yachts, passing through stylish electric options. In most cases, the engine options listed are the standard ones but more powerful engines are equally available on demand. Let’s see together what the market offers today.
10 boats from 100k to 250k
NB: all prices shown represent the sum between the cost of a basic, ready-to-sail boat and the average prices for the engine options proposed. They are in no way binding for shipyards and/or dealers. Prices may vary according to the accessories, versions, and engines selected.
CRANCHI E26 RIDER
LOA: 7.85 m; B.max: 2.49 m; Engine: 1 x 250; www.cranchi.com – da/from: € 120.780
Cranchi’s design is now proposed in a more aggressive style. One of the smallest models of the shipyard, E26 Rider is a perfect 8-meter stylish and powerful day cruiser designed by Christian Grande. The deck plan is very large, with many areas to enjoy sunbathing and convivial moments. Two large sofas can seat the guests in total comfort while the pilot and co-pilot seats are pivoting to further extend the cockpit area. On the left of the steering console, there is a comfortable toilet. The bow accommodates an elegant lounge positioned on the cockpit level.
CAPELLI CAP 32 WA
LOA: 10.20 m; B.max: 3.00 m; Engine: 2×200 hp outboard; www.cantiericapelli.com – da/from: € 158.620
10 meters long, the Capelli Cap 32 WA features a very comfortable cockpit in the stern, outboard propulsion and a beautiful sundeck in the bow. Suitable for both short and medium-range cruising, she offers a welcoming V-shaped salon/galley in the bow and an additional double berth amidships. Power comes from twin Yamaha Marine 200HP outboards.
FRAUSCHER 740 MIRAGE AIR ELETTRICO
LOA: 7.47 m; B.max: 2.50 m; Engine: 60 kW; www.frauscher.it – da/from € 217.611.00
The Frauscher Mirage 740 Air Electric is an elegant sporty day cruiser based on the successful hull of the 740 Mirage. Design is very sophisticated and certainly does not go unnoticed. In short, 740 Mirage Air is a day cruiser designed to meet various needs. In just a few seconds, the stern platform can covert into a bathing/sunbathing area or a cocktail lounge. Fitted with an electric Torqeedo 80i engine and BMW 0.5 kWh battery, the boat has a range of 55 km at 10 km/h, which reflects the common daily use of a normal boater.
An attractive and well-sized cruiser (9 meters) at a really surprising price. The Flipper 900 ST is a perfect medium-range cruiser with lots of space on board. The boat is fast, versatile, and, above all, sporty, as suggested by the hull design. Deck houses many convivial and relaxing areas, with a large sun pad in the stern and a beautiful lounge amidships. Flipper 900 ST is closed, therefore perfect for all seasons. However, the folding windows and roof can easily convert her in an authentic open yacht. Below deck, there is also a modular dinette.
RANIERI INTERNATIONAL NEXT 370
LOA: 11.50; m B.max: 3.00 m; Engine: 2 x 200 hp outboard; www.ranieri-international.com – da/ from € 229.000
Next by Ranieri International is one of the appreciated ranges in Italy and all around the world. Perfect for anyone looking for a fully-equipped summer cruiser, the Next 370 (11.50 m) is the flagship of the fleet. The large cockpit in the stern and the sun deck in the bow enhance what is a truly spacious deck for a boat of this size. Below deck, the night area consists of a bow cabin, a full-beam berth, and a bathroom with shower and separate toilet. Power can reach 800HP for this fully-equipped small cruiser.
RIO ESPERA 34
Loa:10.10m; B .max: 3.40m; Engine: 2xMercury 4.5 LV6 (200cv) – www.rioyachts.net – da/from € 256.200
One of the most successful creations of the Italian shipyard, Espera 34 is a comfortable open family cruiser with very elegant lines. It is no coincidence that she has been awarded the “Golden Compass” prize. 10 meters long, she features a sharp bow profile and a generous modular space to be enjoyed both at sea and at anchor. Suitable for both medium-range cruising and day outings, she offers a cozy cabin below deck, with a separate bathroom.
DE ANTONIO 28 OPEN
LOA: 8.50; B.max: 2.95 m; Engine: 2 x 150 hp outboard; www.pedettiyacht.com – da/from: € 154.000
Just 7.99 meters long, D28 is the smallest model in De Antonio’s fleet. She can be equipped with an optional 50-cm bathing platform. Exterior design is characterized by a black-colored steering console which adds an elegant and sporty touch to the overall look of helm station while providing enough room for a comfortable and fully-equipped bathroom. The key feature of the Spanish shipyard, however, remains the “folding” outboards that disappear under the stern solarium. The model proposed is powered by twin 150 HP outboards for a truly exciting sailing experience.
LOA: 11.50 m; B.max: 3.35 m; Engine: 2 x 300 hp outboard; www.cortelottimarine.it – da/from: € 240.000
The new Axopar 37 is one of the “hottest” novelties of 2020. Available in three different versions – Spyder, Cabin and Sun-Top – it’s a sporty boat with power from 300HP. A full-length T-top shelters a very large deck, equipped with many seats and a sun pad in the stern. Circulation on board is totally safe thanks to the large and versatile sun-decks. Below deck, the night area includes a cabin with a separate bathroom.
NORDKAPP GRAN COUPÉ 905
The first closed boat by Nordkapp is 9.50 meters long and 2.98 meters wide. Power can come from a single 300HP outboard or twin 200HP ones. The hardtop is electric, thus capable of closing or opening depending on weather conditions and temperature. The Gran Coupé 905 features a lateral door on the left side of the helm station and a sliding one on the stern deck. This way, the salon is connected to the stern deck to enjoy convivial areas when there are more people on board. The seats in the cockpit are easily removable to free space for other activities. The night area consists of two berths and a separate bathroom with washbasin and an electric toilet.
BENETEAU FLYER 10
LOA: 9.98 m; B.max: 3.32 m; Engine: 2×350 outboards; www.beneteau.com – da/from: € 187.242
The flagship of the new Beneteau Flyer generation is a pure open boat under 10 meters which combines large indoor volumes with a very sporty design, in line with the current trends that sees the owners looking for boats that can give the same comfort like home. The boat features a “muscly” sturdy yet sleek design. Power can range from 600 to 700 HP divided into twin outboards which make the Flyer 10 sail at a top speed of over 40 knots (with a fuel consumption of around 220 l/h with twin Suzuki 350 HP engines). The lower deck is accessible from a sliding hatch; in the bow, a convertible area can be used as a berth or as a lounge, separated from the rest of the boat by a folding blind. This space stands out for its width, height and, above all, modularity, especially if we consider that the boat is less than 10 meters long.