Marine News from the Great Lakes

Vermilion Yacht Sales Now Offers Hunt Yachts

Published: Monday, April 5, 2021

If you’ve been in and around the boating lifestyle, you may have heard the term “Deep-V” with regards to hull design. The founder of this innovative design was Raymond Hunt, a self-taught yacht designer from New England. The elements that define the Hunt Deep-V give it the unique ability to navigate rough seas at higher speed with more safety and comfort than any other hull design. It is known for its soft, dry ride in all conditions, the ability to track straight with fingertip steering, stability at speed and at rest, and efficient running that minimizes fuel consumption. These traits are valued by pleasure boaters, commercial boaters, and military users including the Navy and US Coast Guard.

Hunt Yachts, the legendary boat manufacturer, has made its way into the Great Lakes as Vermilion Yacht Sales is proud to be the new dealer covering Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair! Vermilion Yacht Sales offers the Hunt Yachts Coastal line, which is handbuilt by the highly skilled craftsmen in Southwest Harbor, Maine, and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, with extreme attention to detail.

“One of the things that we love about Hunt, as well as the other brands we offer, is the passion and craftsmanship that goes into each and every boat they build. [These are] characteristics that our clients look for and expect when going through a boat building process,” says Karl Sooy, VP of Sales & Business Development of Vermilion Yacht Sales.

With an emphasis on comfort and entertaining along with a beautiful New England flair, Hunt Yachts easily separate from the crowd and allow you to explore the natural beauty of the Great Lakes and all they have to offer. Whether you’re off the dock for an hour on a Wednesday night to watch the sunset or out all day Saturday with family and friends, Hunt will get you out there and Hunt’s performance and seaworthiness will bring you home safely.

The innovative design on both the Hunt 32 Center Console and the Hunt 26 Center Console combines the key attributes of a luxury day boat with the functionality of a center console fishing boat—all on the authentic Hunt Deep-V hull. Grab the rods, wakeboards, the ice, and friends and have your best summer aboard your marina’s new most-beautiful center console.

The Hunt Harrier 32 and 26 are sporty classics that feature more space both on deck and down below, making them perfect for day trips and weekend getaways. The huge, inviting cockpit and on-deck galley is perfect for entertaining. A cozy interior features a stand-up, enclosed head with shower, wide v-berth, and drawers and lockers for added storage. The soft, dry ride of the Hunt Deep-V makes the already-superb visibility for sightseeing even more appealing. For those that love the classic lines of a Lyman, the Harrier 32 or Harrier 26 are a must-see!

Another exceptional example of the Downeast heritage from Hunt Yachts is the Surfhunter 32. (Pictured above) With its spacious aft cockpit and luxurious pilothouse, the Surfhunter is perfect for entertaining guests at the dock, hitting the water early to get out to your favorite fishing spot, or just anchoring at your favorite sandbar. Regardless of your choice, the Surfhunter will get you there safely in all sorts of weather.

For more information, contact Karl Sooy, VP of Sales at Vermilion Yacht Sales at [email protected] or (216) 570-6262.

A version of this article appeared in the Spring Issue (Mar/Apr) 2021 of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt magazine.

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair, New Boat Models

2021 jan - oct

Go back | Show other stories

Check the Map!

Boat shows, destinations, magazine locations

Check it out!