Interior Excellence

As one of the cornerstones of our Ocean Series line, the  Morris 45 RS is a proven winner and a supremely capable and comfortable offshore cruiser. Its slippery fast hull hull slices through the steepest chop, and its high-performance carbon fiber mast and powerful sail plan are powerful enough to grab [...]

December 6th, 2016|45 RS, Ocean Series|Comments Off on Interior Excellence

Morris Ocean Series Yachts Raise The Bar On Bluewater Yacht Design, Construction, and Performance (video)

We here at Morris Yachts are proud of the reputation for being one of America's premier builders of semi-custom sailing yachts. And while the full range of our M-Series line continues to turn heads from Saint Petersburg, Florida to Saint Tropez on the French Riviera, our Ocean Series yachts continue [...]

November 29th, 2016|48 GT, Ocean Series|Comments Off on Morris Ocean Series Yachts Raise The Bar On Bluewater Yacht Design, Construction, and Performance (video)

Beauty Built To Order: How All Morris Yachts Are Made (video)

Many things have changed since Tom Morris founded Morris Yachts nearly 45 years ago, but for us, none of the important things have changed. We still employ some of Maine's finest craftsman to build our classically styled, exquisitely designed, sailboats by hand. We still work extremely hard to ensure that [...]

November 14th, 2016|M-Series, Ocean Series, Yachts|Comments Off on Beauty Built To Order: How All Morris Yachts Are Made (video)

M29x Shows Great Things Do Come In Smaller Packages

Like all X-Types, the M29x has the award-winning quality, distinctive good looks, attention-grabbing woodwork, and innovative engineering that goes into every M-Series yacht we build. And it also has all the go-fast features like a tall carbon fiber rig from Hall Spars, high-performance 3Di sails from North Sails, and a [...]

November 8th, 2016|M29x|Comments Off on M29x Shows Great Things Do Come In Smaller Packages

The Morris Yacht that started the “Classic American Daysailer” revolution… is even better now

Few boats have come to define an iconic style better than our M36—the original “Classic American Daysailer.” Inspired by a Sparkman and Stephens design, and with the full input and support of the late, great Olin Stephens himself, the M36 has always been one of those special models that owners [...]

November 2nd, 2016|M36x|Comments Off on The Morris Yacht that started the “Classic American Daysailer” revolution… is even better now

The M52 Is Elegant, Sophisticated, and “As Demure As A Highly Conspicuous Luxury Yacht Can Be”

The M52 is like a Bentley or a Rolls Royce—sophisticated, elegant, luxurious, and built to the highest standards. And I was reminded of this recently while reading Ian Parker's classic profile of Apple's design genius Jony Ive in the New Yorker. Parker writes: "'There are some shocking cars on the road,' Ive said. 'One [...]

October 27th, 2016|M52|Comments Off on The M52 Is Elegant, Sophisticated, and “As Demure As A Highly Conspicuous Luxury Yacht Can Be”

Nothing Sails To Windward Quite Like A Morris Yacht

Morris Yachts Ambassador Cuyler Morris has literally been sailing aboard "Morris Yachts" since his father Tom Morris moved his family to Maine to start building boats in 1972. Meanwhile, he and I have sailed more than a few offshore miles together on virtually every new Morris model that's been launched in the [...]

October 25th, 2016|Morris 42, News|Comments Off on Nothing Sails To Windward Quite Like A Morris Yacht

Morris 42X Ranger Takes The Annual NYYC Cruise By Storm

It comes as no surprise that Ken Weg’s Morris 42X Ranger racked up solid race results in the recent NYYC cruise that started with much fanfare in New York Harbor and ended with spectacular racing for the Astor Cup off Newport, Rhode Island. Like all Morris X-Types, Ranger benefits from [...]

August 31st, 2016|M42x, Yachts|Comments Off on Morris 42X Ranger Takes The Annual NYYC Cruise By Storm

The Hinckley Company acquires Morris Yachts

Hinckley Yachts acquired the assets of Morris Yachts on Friday, Jan. 1. Hinckley indicated it plans to continue using the Morris brand as it absorbs Morris’ boat-building and service operations in eastern Maine. “Both companies build fine quality yachts within a quarter mile of each other in Trenton, Maine,” Hinckley [...]

January 22nd, 2016|In the Press, News, Press Release|Comments Off on The Hinckley Company acquires Morris Yachts