Frauscher 1017 GT

The Salon Nautique de Paris opens to the public on December 8, with the latest shipyard innovations from France and the rest of the world on display. Here’s a selection of high-end boats for deep-pocketed seafarers.

Frauscher 1017 GT

A First Class “gentleman’s racer” with a sumptuous interior that can carry up to eight people at sea. Prices start at €301,428. Specs: length: 1017 cm, width: 299 cm, engine: 2 x 300 – 430 hp

Frauscher 1017 LIDO

Frauscher 1017 LIDO

This innovative, powerful speedster boasts an unusual design. Prices start at €289,800. Specs: length: 999 cm, width: 299 cm, engine: 2 x 300 – 430 hp

Chris Craft Launch 20

Chris Craft Launch 20

The Launch 20 is the smallest of the bowrider range. A great boat to hit the sea with friends or to haul waterskiers and wakeboarders. Prices start at €56,479. Specs: length overall: 6.15 m, hull length: 5.74 m, width: 2.41 m

Chris Craft Corsair 36

Chris Craft Corsair 36

The flagship of the reputable American shipbuilder impresses with its design, comfort and the quality of its build. Prices start at €420,701. Specs: Length overall: 11.63 m, hull length: 11.05 m, width: 3.82 m

Rhea Marine Open 27

Rhéa Marine Open 27

Rhéa Concept is the first model in a new range. The open motorboat is elegant, comfortable and is propelled by an engine you would expect to find on a speedboat. Specs: hull length: 7.50m, hull width: 2.80 m

Salon Nautic 2012