Nope, this boat isn't the Parker we see here in the US of A - it's actually built in Poland. We found it while walking the docks ("pontoons," in British-speak) at the Southampton Boat Show. Why shoot a First Look video of a boat that's not even available in the states? Because giving this boat the once-over I noticed a lot of little things those European builders do, which we could learn from.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnS0X2rUYBw

A lot of these details and tweaks - especially the use of a diesel in boats of this size - are just plain smart. Hopefully, builders on this side of "the pond" will pick up a thing or two from the Polish Parkers.

Parker 770

The Parker 770 weekender is built in Poland, and there are a few lessons aboard for US builders.

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