New Wellcraft 355 is Built for Performance Cruising


Wellcraft 355 on the water
The 2022 Wellcraft 355! Courtesy Wellcraft Boats

For over six decades, Wellcraft remains the vanguard of offshore boating with a strong history of power and performance. Today, Wellcraft is widening its offer with a new, versatile generation built for all adventures, in all types of weather, providing a new perspective and enthusiasm for boaters worldwide. Outlasting trends, Wellcraft will enable them to conquer new territories, pushing the limits further than ever before. This new generation of performance cruiser will provide a wide range of capabilities and purposeful functions, responding to the toughest demands and meeting every challenge.

The Wellcraft 355 takes the lead in every aspect; outstanding design, comfort, and most importantly, speed and seaworthiness. Designed to push the limits – out past the horizon where the water is deep and adventure begins – Wellcraft utilizes its rich heritage of offshore experience to push into this new market with American flare and shameless enthusiasm.

“There is a new breed of enthusiastic performance boaters.They want to see the world from a different perspective,” explains Nick Harvey, Brand Director, “Instead of gazing at the sea from shore, they shove off and never look back.”

Wellcraft 355 at sunset
Hull design by Michael Peters Yacht Design. Courtesy Wellcraft Boats

Designed to Push Limits

Every inch of the Wellcraft 355 has been designed to the highest standards. Wellcraft teamed up withfamed American naval architect, Michael Peters, the most talented yacht designer, Pawel Denert and Camillo Garronni. This winning team created this outstanding design to offer a fast and sea-worthy American outboard commuter for those looking to push their limits further and faster in every sea conditions. With triple Mercury or Yamaha engines, providing up to 1,050HP the Wellcraft 355 reaches top speeds over 50 knots (60mph).

“The Wellcraft 355’s rugged and functional design is built to withstand any weather. To go anywhere. To do anything,” explains Martin Meyer, Product Manager.

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Wellcraft 355 accommodations
Spacious accommodations on the 355. Courtesy Wellcraft Boats

Strong Luxurious Design

The Wellcraft 355 allows boaters to combine the thrill of piloting at high speed and the ability to discover unexplored places with a lifestyle of relaxation and luxury. The spacious wheelhouse with fully equipped galley provides comfort for five while cruising along. A sliding side door at the helm grants convenient access to the side passage and front cockpit. Three large sunbathers, with a spacious bench in the bow, create a luxurious place for relaxing. On the either side of the aft cockpit, two large side gates enable easy boarding access.

Wellcraft 355 interior
Light and airy interior. Courtesy Wellcraft Boats

One of the most extraordinary features of the Wellcraft 355 is the connection between the wheelhouse and the aft cockpit: simply open the top-hinged window and entrance door and feel the outside getting inside.

Find the real luxury feeling of the Wellcraft 355 stepping down in the spacious front cabin with a fullsize bed and ensuite bathroom with separate shower. Overall, you may sleep up to four people onboard!

Discover more about the new Wellcraft 355 on wellcraft.com/wellcraft355.

About Wellcraft

For 60 years, Wellcraft continues to be a leader and pushes limits in American boat construction. Headquartered in Cadillac, Michigan, Wellcraft offers legendary, hand-crafted boats ranging from 20ft to 35ft. Wellcraft joined Beneteau Group in 2014, successfully launching into the international market space.

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