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Living Large Aboard CALIFRENCHIES, a Prestige 500S – By Laurent Ruben

Hello Friends! I want to share with you the extraordinary last 15 months my wife and I have had living aboard our Prestige 500S, CALIFRENCHIES in Marina del Rey, California! First, I’d like to thank Desirée Van Welsum for managing the Prestige Yacht Owners Group on Facebook with great discipline and always a great sense of humor. And also my wife, Estelle Garnier Ruben, who’s […]

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Sum of Her Parts

This article originally appeared in the February 2018 issue of Yachting Magazine. By Patrick Sciacca The Prestige 680 S is a well-balanced express cruiser and flybridge yacht combination. Hybrid is a term often associated with diesel-electric- powered yachts these days, but the Prestige 680 Sportyacht represents a different type of amalgam, one of a sportlike express cruiser and a flybridge yacht. The […]

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PRESTIGE 460 FLYBRIDGE

This article appeared in the 2018 January issue of Sea Magazine. New layout and design cues complement the quiet ride and maneuverability Prestige is known for. HULL #3 OF THE Prestige 460 was so new that its first visit to the fuel dock was just before our trip in Southern California from Newport Beach to Long Beach. As Bayport Yachts […]

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“Looping” with Loofah III — “Downsizing,” “What’s Next,” and other musings.

Starting in September, 2017, Aboard their Prestige 500S, Loofah III, Sue and Art Wittmack open another chapter of their lives by embarking on a 6,000 mile, yearlong adventure called “America’s Great Loop.” Follow their journey! CLICK HERE Saturday (11/18) Frequently, as we are having breakfast, enjoying coffee,  catching up email, planning the day and making entries into our various logs, […]

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Prestige 520

This article originally appeared in the December 2017 issue of Power & Motoryacht. The Prestige 520, an evolution of the popular 500, attracted huge crowds when it debuted at Cannes. When walking various boat shows I’m always interested to see what boats are resonating with boaters. One quick and easy way to tell if a model is new and popular is by […]

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