Author Archives: dancarney

The new Brit Pack: Hunton 55

With an estimated speed 55-60 knots, sleek design and plenty of comfort and space, the Hunton 55 could compete with the likes of Pershing and Riva. Since purchasing the main assets of Hunton Powerboats in January 2017, the newly formed Hunton Yachts Ltd has been keeping a relatively low public profile while it seeks to rebuild … Read More

Drawing Board: H55 – Hunton Reveals Its New Flagship

Bred with race boat DNA, the Hunton H55 was born to run. The Hunton H55 aims to package stability and speed for boaters looking to cruise in comfort. The British company was established in 1979 as a producer of offshore race boats. Today, Hunton looks to its racing heritage when designing boats that have stayed … Read More

Hunton Yachts H55, What Is Past Is Prologue

Hunton h55 Overhead shot

With its roots fixed deeply in highly competitive powerboat racing, the soon-to-be-launched H55 from Hunton Yachts promises to deliver exiting performance as well as being a luxurious personal statement of ownership. Long the proving grounds for innovative engineering and building techniques, offshore powerboat racing has tested both the endurance and fortitude of builders, designers, engineers, … Read More

Five Reasons To Buy The New Hunton Yachts H55

The H55’s Top Speed Makes for a Thrilling Ride. The H55 builds on Hunton’s impressive heritage of offshore racing and arrives both in style and ahead of the pack. Equipped with twin Man V8-100 engines, the yacht is a thrilling ride, not just for her performance, reaching an eye watering top speed of 55 knots … Read More

Time With Jeff Hunton, Founder

What is your fondest memory from your days on the race circuit? My first Cowes-Torquay-Cowes in 1975 was amazing, as it was a lifetime dream to be part of the greatest race in the world at that time. I also got great pleasure from seeing other people succeed in racing my boats to British Championships, … Read More

Best of British

Distilling a highly successful powerboat racing career into a luxury day boat, hull designer and boat builder Jeff Hunton has come up with another winning formula. Just prior to the brand’s recent launch in the US we joined him for an afternoon on board his famous XRS 37. As a professional boat tester, I have … Read More

Hunting Speed

If the thought of being at the wheel of a fast motorboat with all the luxurIious trimmings sounds good to you, then the surprisingly economical Hunton XRS43 could be the motorboat of your dreams. These are halcyon times for the corpulent cruiser contingent; boats whose overwhelming purpose is to provide as much luxurious, attention-grabbing accommodation … Read More

Полный Полный ОТРЫВ

Вода — субстанция коварная. Она жестока к тем, кто не умеет плавать, и вдобавок крайне обманчива: скрывает свою истинную глубину, а стоит хорошенько разогнаться, вообще становится… твердой, оставляя синяки. Да и сама скорость ощущается совершенно иначе, нежели на суше. Нет ничего особенного, когда на загородном шоссе спидометр показывает 100 км/ч,. Но та же скорость на … Read More


… and start again: combining high-spec engineering with style and speed, the Hunton 1005 rigid inflatable powerboat is rewriting the speedboat rulebook. Julian Allason tries out the supercar of the sea. We are heading out of Lymington harbour for sea trials in the Solent when the marine busybody intervenes. “Oi, do you know what the … Read More