Caison Yachts' New 60

The Carolina boatbuilder begins the second build for a Gulf Coast owner

Caison 60
Caison's new 60-footer will splash in Fall 2017.Caison Yachts

Caison Yachts began its new 60-footer with the mantra: “Built for fishermen, by a fisherman.” But don’t let the no-nonsense fishability of a Caison fool you; the customization will match the ride and performance that has come to be expected of the Carolina builder.

“The owners really fell in love with the first boat’s beautiful Carolina flare, fit and finish, and overall functionality. The 60 will have plenty of creature comforts with a three-stateroom, two-head configuration. Right now, we are busy working with the family’s input every day so the build reflects their unique style and preferences,” Donnie Caison says.

The roomy cockpit will include air‑conditioned mezzanine seating, three refrigerated boxes, an ice bin and an abundance of storage. A livewell in the transom can double as tuna tubes when live-baiting for blue marlin. The Seakeeper 16 will keep things comfortable offshore, even in sporty conditions.

The bridge will feature a centerline helm with varnished teak pod, and the L-shaped seating in front of the helm will provide plenty of room for guests.

Caison expects a 38-knot cruise with a top-end speed of 44 knots from the pair of 1,700 hp Caterpillar C32 ACERTs. The 60 is expected to splash this fall.