Oundle boatbuilder Fairline was founded in 1963 and got its name from a fair line of minerals found in a nearby quarry.

The current range includes the Targa sportscruisers and the Squadron flybridge models.

The firm is currently owned by Russian investors Alexander Volov and Igor Glyanenko, following a buyout announced in January 2016.

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The Targa 53GT topped 32 knots on test

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