Fjord 40, a Cool Boat

Fjord Boats 40 feetNORWAY – So it’s an awful time to launch a new boat model, but a new model might just sell if it as good looking as the Fjord 40, a Norwegian powerboat designed by Patrick Banfield and Jim Wilshire. It was 2008 European Powerboat of the Year.

First, we don’t like the designs of most powerboats; they look like drug-runners. The Fjord, however, looks like a zoom-zoom power cruiser. It looks modern but classic, and not too retro.

It retails for (gag) a half million, which these days might even buy TWO McMansions in Florida. But it’s so good looking, they might just sell a few. Fjordboats.com

By the way, if you like retro campers, read our Guide to Retro Style Campers and Travel Trailers.

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  • Garland Pollard is publisher/editor of BrandlandUSA. Since 2006, the website BrandlandUSA.com has chronicled the history and business of America‚Äôs great brands. He has decades of experience across all media, including newspapers, TV, radio, magazines and the web.

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