News and Reviews

by Bob Johnson, NA
Founder and Engineer of Island Packet Yachts

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by Duncan Kent
Published 2012

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by Nico Caponetto
Published 2010

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Best in Show
Published 2009

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Published 2009

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Island Packet Wins Two Top Industry Awards
Published 2008

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Certified Quality

Each of our cruising yachts possess key features all available only on an Island Packet. From the Full Foil Keel® technology to the advanced PolyCore® deck, our yachts meet the highest standards of quality.

+ Key Features

Advanced Design

Island Packet stands above all other sailboat builders for its independent development of proprietary materials technologies, best-in-industry warranty coverages and decades of corporate leadership contributions to the industry.

+ In A Class By Itself™

  • Bob Johnson knows his audience, and he plays to that audience very effectively. This [IP 460] is a very capable offshore cruising boat that hits its intended marks just perfectly.
    Ed ShermanBOTY Judge of the American Boat and Yacht Council