The Protector Targa 30, launched earlier in 2012, is fast becoming the tender of choice in San Francisco Bay. Its large cabin and tough demeanor are perfect for the bay’s sunny but cool days and often windy conditions. The Protector’s performance has received high commendation from the organizers of the Louis Vuitton Cup and participants of America’s Cup.
No designer would disagree that shaping a custom motoryacht is a complex and daunting task. Throw in the compounding dimension of also meeting the diverse preferences of the worldwide charter market, and it quickly becomes a project decidedly not for the faint of heart. Delta’s newest creation offers an attractive choice for charter clients while meeting the purely custom requirements of her owners.
In a famous World War II-vintage photograph by Yousuf Karsh, Winston Churchill’s image is captured in a characteristically hulking pose, looking for all the world larger than his true height of 5’7”. By virtue of its megayacht-like posture and proportions, Johnson Yachts’ newest offering, a 103’ raised pilot house design by fellow Brit Bill Dixon, creates a comparable illusion.