NEW 35z - A Better Performing Outboard
What better way to spread the word of MJM's real performance than introduce the ultimate version of what many people aspire to own today… a versatile twin outboard design of 30-40 feet. 35z combines MJM's stronger and lighter high-tech epoxy construction with a narrower (3.5:1 L:B ratio) modified deep-V hull. Real performance is not just speed. It's how efficiently available horsepower overcomes hull drag to reach a target speed. A heavy barn door can go 50 mph pushed by a half dozen 350 HP outboards. In the 1960s, advent of cheap, heavy, mass produced fiberglass hulls and more powerful engines sidelined lessons of the past and continue to do so today. But, history has a way of repeating itself. "Lighter-narrower-stronger" using advanced technology gave Herreshoff designs an edge in the early 1900's. The same was true for Ray Hunt's Huntform powerboats in the late 1940's. These designs proved more seaworthy, efficient and faster using less powerful engines of the day. But the industry had forgotten those lessons. 60 years later, along comes MJM Yachts with its narrower (3.5:1 L:B ratio) Doug Zurn designed modified deep-V hull and Boston BoatWorks” pre-preg epoxy composite construction to become the leader in fuel efficient production diesel powered boats. Now, 15 years after modernizing diesel inboards, the NEW 35z brings this epoxy composite technology and design to outboards. It could be the wake up call for a world of better boats. See the comparative chart. The chart shows MJM 35z predicted top speed over 50 mph, similar to smaller open boats. This is achieved with twin rather than triple 300's needed by competing designs. Cruising range at 38 mph is another clue. The MJM 35z with 250 gallon fuel capacity gets better than 350 miles. Others lugging around 400 gallons get less. That's real performance. For more 35z information, click here
MJM 40z - "World's Best All-Round Powerboat"
That's a quote by owners. 40z is ISO Certified Category A Ocean; as easy to dock as a 30 footer; comfortable for extended cruising; and, narrow enough (12') to be trucked with just a "Wide Load" sign North in summer and South in winter. Of 64 boats delivered, it's rare to find one on the brokerage market. 40z seats 14 people on deck plus 4 in the dinette below. At a cruising speed of 33-35 knots she throws minimal wake. With side access doors, flush deck, IPS joystick docking and DPS hovering, no crew is needed. 40z's unique "flybridge without ladders" design is more sociable and avoids long bridge waits. There's no wood to varnish on deck and wash down takes 10 minutes. No wonder new owners put 3 timess more hours on their 40z than on their previous boat... perfect for the Great Loop. See Ideal Loop Boat
MJM owner benefits are significant: A smaller carbon footprint with 50-100% better fuel efficiency; more speed for horsepower applied; the luxury of an effortless driving and greater safety offshore thanks to a lower vertical center of gravity (VCG). MJM 50z and MJM 40z, are the only two Down East designs of any size Certified ISO Category A Ocean. When it comes to a responsible boat purchase with optimum functionality, diversity of use and minimal long term investment risk, MJM Yachts go to the top of the class. Click here for Soundings article- The Art of High-tech Powerboats- July 2010
Sea Trialed to "0" Defects Before Delivery
MJM Yachts licensee, Boston BoatWorks (BBW) builds and services MJM's in a new 35,000 sq. ft. plant in Charlestown MA. BBW is the one American boat builder, power or sail, having a 35+ year track record using advanced materials such as epoxy, Kevlar, carbon and Corecell. In their pursuit of excellence, BBW uses a proprietary wet epoxy pre-preg, vacuum-molding and oven post-cure method. Master Builder, Mark Lindsay has Olympic Medal, World Championship and America's Cup winning racing yachts to his credit because they're lighter, stronger and faster. All systems and finishes are "builder installs". Leaving nothing to chance, each MJM yacht is launched for sea trials before delivery. Tests of systems and calibration of instruments are conducted to ensure "0" defects. This extra attention to detail costs more. Customer service, quality of construction, top-of-the-line hardware and performance are not compromised to meet a price. Today's buyer won't be satisfied with anything less than the absolute best in terms of timeless design, the latest technology, functionality and performance. Such a strategy offers the best guarantee for daily enjoyment and long term investment value.