Beneteau’s Flyer GT 49 delivers performance, price and quality.
By Ken Kreisler / Published: January 17, 2012
Let’s get something out of the way for all you naysayers and dedicated fossil fuel loyalists: Yes, Beneteau, a company with a 125-year history, is known as a builder of sailboats, garnering a loyal and dedicated following due in large part to its unfailing resolve never to cut corners on its construction or service. However, when the company introduced the Swift Trawler 42 in 2004, it opened the floodgates. The Barracuda, Antares and Monte Carlo lines followed, and now the Flyer Gran Turismo series in lengths of 34, 38, 44 and 49 feet in express and flying-bridge models shows that the company is very serious about what it can offer in this highly competitive market segment. (CLICK TO READ REVIEW)