Poetry in Motion: Palm Beach 50 Flybridge


back in 1995 palm beach yachts founder

Mark Richards put his dream of building

the kind of boats that were a cut above

into play from his facility in New South

Wales Australia he launched the line of

specialty sailing yachts that soon saw

his creativity redirected towards a

series of high-end luxury motor yachts

and in 1999 Richards presented the palm

beach 38 joining successive launches of

her elegant sister ships is the Palm

Beach 50 a yacht that typifies all that

the company can deliver and a lot more

for yachting magazine and captain ken

Chrysler welcome aboard

a sea proven and time-tested yacht with

classic lines the Palm Beach 50

flybridge offers the kind of performance

and amenities this builder has become

known for stylish entertainment

opportunities present themselves as you

step aboard the teak swim platform and

have a seat on one of several

comfortable seating areas after

supplying shade here is a canvas

overhead a storage console is forwarded

to port and that window there opens up

to include the main salon in this space

no matter where you are on the Palm

Beach 50 you're going to be surrounded

by comfort and elegance whether here in

the cockpit up on the flybridge or

inside let's have a look the salon

itself bright and airy thanks to wide

windows all around offers quite a

pleasant space for interior gathering

and entertaining typify by fine woodwork

and cabinetry including comfortable

seating galley to starboard and great


fully forward and to starboard is the

lower helm featuring a stylish and

functional space for both skipper and

guests with additional seating to port

the stylish lower helm is well

configured with everything in easy reach

the entire space can be opened up by

lowering the electrically operated

windows half door and epsilon window a

centerline stairway leads down to the

living accommodations area and features

a two stateroom layout with large

forward and port quarters sharing the

head to starboard again all surrounded

by superior woodwork and cabinetry

access to the bridge deck is via the

starboard stairs aft and offers a

hardtop bench seat for three at the helm

with table aft and additional seating as

well the Palm Beach 50 flybridge has all

you would expect from this fine quality

builder and a lot more if a boat like

this is up on your radar screen you owe

it to yourself to pay a visit and take

around for a sea trial you will not be

disappointed I guarantee it yachting

magazine and captain Ken Chrysler and

they do hope you've enjoyed your time

aboard this fine boat as much as I have

had showing you around I'll see you on

the docks and hopefully out on the water