Polished yet unpretentious, Fairline's Targa 48 offers Euro-styling with a traditional touch... I've never been a big fan of Euro-styling. Those round edges and shiny surfaces and the lack of wood leave me cold. My type of boat is one you'd find cruising Maine, not the Med, which explains why when I was assigned to test Fairline's newest Targa model, I wasn't all that excited. So imagine my surprise when a few hours later I found myself lusting after this English-built yacht. The Targa 48 is lean, sleek, and attractive, but more than anything else, she's classy. Her clean lines are set off by a gleaming navy hull; wraparound windshield; long, two-level teak cockpit; and extended teak swim platform. Topping it off are sun decks fore and aft covered with navy and white striped cushions made of durable, nonabsorbent foam.
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