PRESTIGE F4, THE FIRST MODEL OF THE NEW F-LINE GENERATION

PRESTIGE F4, THE FIRST MODEL OF THE NEW F-LINE GENERATION Finally, the Jeanneau-Beneteau group, which builds the Prestige brand, has announced a new model for the F for Flybridge category. It's the F4 model. For over 10 years, the Prestige flybridge range has been an undisputed success. They have sold many fly models, in particular … Continue reading PRESTIGE F4, THE FIRST MODEL OF THE NEW F-LINE GENERATION

ABSOLUTE YACHTS 52 FLY NEW MODEL

ABSOLUTE YACHTS 52 FLY NEW MODEL 2024 The flybridge range is about to undergo a complete overhaul. For the 2024 model year, it's the turn of the flybridge 52 to undergo a redesign inspired by the flybridge 56 and flybridge 60 models. The flybridge 62, flybridge 50 and also the 48 flybridge remain with the … Continue reading ABSOLUTE YACHTS 52 FLY NEW MODEL

New lithium batteries for boating.

New Lithium batteries for boating. Don't forget to read the previous article about Lithium batteries written by us, click here. The purpose of this article is not to promote any particular brand, but to illustrate the characteristics of a LifePO4 lithium battery. But of course there are other manufacturers, such as VOLTIUM (click here for … Continue reading New lithium batteries for boating.

Port 32 Fort Lauderdale on New River, new docking for boats and Yachts.

PORT 32 A new facility now accommodates boats on Fort Lauderdale's New River. Given the growth in demand for boat and yacht space in recent years, this facility will be very popular with boaters. Interestingly, the New River at this level offers an almost totally freshwater environment. A rare river to offer this potential in … Continue reading Port 32 Fort Lauderdale on New River, new docking for boats and Yachts.

Make your dream come true with the purchase of a new yacht

Realize your dream with a new boat... Realize your dream with a new boat...Of course, we are known mainly at Ita Yachts Canada and its ProprioBateau division as a brokerage agency for used boats, but we are also specialized in new boat transactions.In the past, we have been representatives for two of the largest Italian … Continue reading Make your dream come true with the purchase of a new yacht

Boat sales in different markets are very active…

  (Published, April 03, 2023)  Boat sales in different markets are very active...    Outlook It is obvious that the sales market is bearish (many sellers and few buyers) for both new and used products. This is particularly true in the southern U.S. and Europe, where there is a significant supply. The Canadian market is … Continue reading Boat sales in different markets are very active…

Sunreef Yachts unveils its new ULTIMA range

Sunreef Yachts unveils a new range of luxury hybrid yachts called ULTIMA. It is a new range of high-tech hybrid motor catamarans. A line of fully customizable boats combining comfort, performance and lifestyle. Sunreef Ultima is the answer to the different markets (Europe, America, Asia) that demand boats that are very sport oriented, which means … Continue reading Sunreef Yachts unveils its new ULTIMA range

Sunseeker SuperHawk 55

New Sunseeker SuperHawk 55 Description from manufacturer : Peerless performance, exceptional agility and electrifying interiors, the striking new Superhawk 55 is the latest luxury performance model delivering the ultimate open-top boating experience. Reaching a top speed of up to 38 knots, courtesy of twin Volvo Penta IPS 950 engines, the Superhawk 55 reinvents an iconic … Continue reading Sunseeker SuperHawk 55

2023 World ranking of megayacht and superyacht shipyards.

2023 World ranking of megayacht and superyacht shipyard        The BOAT INTERNATIONAL publication in its December 2022 electronic edition gives the world ranking of shipyards for the category of yachts over 24 meters or 78 feet. This ranking is based on yacht orders (from customers) for the year 2022/2023. In short, the Global … Continue reading 2023 World ranking of megayacht and superyacht shipyards.

New Power Catamaran Aquila 42

New Aquila 42 Power Catamaran Prepare yourself—the all-new Aquila 42 Yacht Power Catamaran has arrived. This model is built to CE Certification Category A and is overflowing with features that will thrill everyone from the saltiest captain to the most leisurely of sunworshippers. The Aquila 42 Yacht offers two spacious staterooms with multiple configurations, a … Continue reading New Power Catamaran Aquila 42

Lithium batteries in the boating world 

Is the arrival of Lithium batteries in the boating world a safe choice? Let's take a look at the latest information ... WHY THEY ARE SO POPULAR..lithium batteries for boats... There are essentially 2 main categories of marine batteries: lead-acid (gel, wet cell and AGM) and lithium. Due to the considerable weight reduction they offer, … Continue reading Lithium batteries in the boating world 

Sunreef 80 ECO winner 2022 GUSSIES ELECTRIC BOAT

THE CATAMARAN SUNREEF 80 ECO WINS THE GUSSIES ELECTRIC BOAT AWARD The Sunreef 80 Eco has just won the award for best electric sailboat at the 2022 Gussies Electric Boat Awards. The Gussies were created to recognize inventors, designers, manufacturers, entrepreneurs and visionaries who are making progress every day in developing clean, quiet and emission-free technologies … Continue reading Sunreef 80 ECO winner 2022 GUSSIES ELECTRIC BOAT

Silent-Yachts, Solar-Powered Electric Catamaran

Silent-Yachts, Solar-Powered Electric Catamaran The all-electric catamaran, a more than interesting choice. For all sorts of reasons or motivations, you want a yacht that requires nothing more than the sun and even the wind to move around, well that's what the manufacturer SILENT-YACHTS offers you. Of course, a generator is on board (in case of … Continue reading Silent-Yachts, Solar-Powered Electric Catamaran

Market trends for the end of 2022 and for the year 2023 for buying or selling a yacht.

What can we expect in the near future for the Canada/US/European boating market? It is always difficult to try and predict the future, but there are certainly some trends to watch. The U.S. New Boat Dealers Association is rather pessimistic. They think that the end of 2022 is going to be very disappointing and that … Continue reading Market trends for the end of 2022 and for the year 2023 for buying or selling a yacht.

Sunseeker 100 Yacht

Sunseeker 100 Yacht A true showpiece, the 100 Yacht is a grand statement of refinement and sophistication, eloquently expressed through its striking lines, full beam master cabin, seamless transition from flybridge to foredeck, and fully glazed wheelhouse. Here everything is possible. Sunseeker introduces for the Cannes Boat Show (2022) the new Sunseeker 100 Yachts.    … Continue reading Sunseeker 100 Yacht

New range at FERRETTI GROUP: INFINITO

New range at FERRETTI GROUP: INFINITO Ferretti Yachts unveils INFYNITO: beyond imagination, a new 70 to 100-foot range that creates a limitless experience of sky and sea. Press release : Click here for a video presentation. Forlì, August 4th, 2022 – Ferretti Yachts presents INFYNITO, the new range of yachts created to complement the current … Continue reading New range at FERRETTI GROUP: INFINITO

PROTECT YOUR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM INSTALLED IN YOUR BOAT

PROTECT YOUR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM INSTALLED IN YOUR BOAT A new state-of-the-art system to keep your air conditioning system free of barnacles that settles in the water system that cools the air conditioning system. In fact, your air conditioning system on your boat needs water to operate. Your boat probably has a through-hull followed by … Continue reading PROTECT YOUR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM INSTALLED IN YOUR BOAT

Everything you need to know about the locks on Lake Champlain to New York or via Oswego without forgetting the locks on the Chambly Canal

Everything you need to know about the locks on Lake Champlain to New York or via Oswego without forgetting the locks on the Chambly Canal On the way to New York by Lake Champlain or Lake Ontario... The Chambly Canal and other canals.   The new season is on the horizon. The opening of the … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the locks on Lake Champlain to New York or via Oswego without forgetting the locks on the Chambly Canal

Understanding today’s yacht prices

Understanding today's yacht prices  All boaters have noticed the sharp increase in new yacht prices for the 2022 and 2023 deliveries. How to explain this fact? This article does not take into account the new luxury tax on boats that is expected to go into effect on September 1, 2022, this new tax will be … Continue reading Understanding today’s yacht prices

CANADA: NEW LUXURY TAX ON BOATS GOES INTO EFFECT SEPT. 1, 2022

CANADA: NEW LUXURY TAX ON BOATS GOES INTO EFFECT SEPT. 1, 2022 The federal government  implement the new luxury tax on boats on September 1, 2022. Therefore, all boats (2019 and newer) that will be sold on or after September 1, 2022 will be taxable, even if the purchase contract was signed well before this … Continue reading CANADA: NEW LUXURY TAX ON BOATS GOES INTO EFFECT SEPT. 1, 2022

Seizures of Russian oligarchs’ mega yachts and super yachts all over the world.

Seizures of Russian oligarchs' mega yachts and super yachts all over the world. Let's start with the definition of an oligarch: In Russia, oligarch refers to the leading personalities of the business world, connected with the political power, who have enriched themselves since the breakup of the USSR. So, since President Putin decided to invade … Continue reading Seizures of Russian oligarchs’ mega yachts and super yachts all over the world.

Fire at one of the Ferretti shipyard in Italy

The publication SUPERYACHT TIME (internet) reports a fire at the Ferretti factory in Cattolica, Italy, an unfortunate event that took place on January 11 at around 9:30 am, Italian time. According to the information and photos, it seems quite important. Besides the boat(s) directly affected by the fire, the smoke also caused damage or consequences … Continue reading Fire at one of the Ferretti shipyard in Italy

Winners of the World Yachts Trophies 2021

Here are the winners of the 2021 WORLD YACHTS TROPHIES It is always interesting to know which manufacturers will win the famous statuettes for the year 2021 and this for several categories, from 14 to 140 meters. Here are the winners by manufacturer and by category, the ceremony usually takes place during the Yachting Cannes … Continue reading Winners of the World Yachts Trophies 2021

Six essentials towards a confident boat purchase.

Six essentials towards a confident boat purchase. - Define your needs before buying - Choosing the right broker - Visit potential boats - The importance of the purchase offer and sales contract - The inspection (survey) is essential whether new or used - The protocol for taking possession Buying a boat is an important decision … Continue reading Six essentials towards a confident boat purchase.

Excellent sales of megayachts and superyachts

Sales of luxury yachts are exploding despite the health crisis. Some 200 luxury yachts have been launched this year, reports BFMTV. The sales of these yachts which the super rich adore are on the rise. It is a market that does not appear to be suffering the dire economic consequences of the health crisis. As … Continue reading Excellent sales of megayachts and superyachts

The situation of the new boat market and the outlook for the second-hand market.

The situation of the new boat market and the outlook for the second-hand market.   Manufacturers cannot meet the strong demand for new boats in the USA therefore, causing a ripple effect for second-hand boats. In the United States, with demand far outstripping supply for new boats, boat sales in recent months have entered a … Continue reading The situation of the new boat market and the outlook for the second-hand market.

Gyroscopic stabilization.

Gyroscopic type stabilization is increasingly popular, even essential ... The market for gyro stabilizers is booming, with new companies entering the game. Three products are available from the following manufacturers: SEAKEEPER, QUICK and SMARTGYRO A recent boat, I would say from the 2015s that does not have a gyroscopic type stabilizer, will sell much less … Continue reading Gyroscopic stabilization.

Boat sales in the United States / Canada, status report as of August 2021.

Boat sales in the United States / Canada, status report as of August 2021. You are having difficulty finding a boat, unfortunately that is the situation at the moment. In the US the situation is difficult if you are looking to buy new, but a little easier for the used boats. In Canada, the situation to … Continue reading Boat sales in the United States / Canada, status report as of August 2021.

The STRONG trend towards outboard motors

The STRONG trend towards outboard motors It is certain that the majority of boat manufacturers, both European and American, favor outboard motorization for boats under 50 feet and even more when we talk about a boat with a hybrid approach between the center-console. and the express. One of the biggest American manufacturers, SEARAY,  proves it … Continue reading The STRONG trend towards outboard motors

Sessa Marine Flybridge 54

Sessa Marine Flybridge 54 FLYBRIDGE LINE : FLY54 From manufacturer:  Flybridge 54 is a extremely well designed product. The concept of a flybridge has been revolutionized thanks to its outstanding sports skills, perfectly integrated with the boat shapes, which make it one of the most stable and comfortable yachts, where design moves between art and inspiration … Continue reading Sessa Marine Flybridge 54

New Sunseeker 65 Sport Yacht Trailblazer

New Sunseeker 65 Sport Yacht Trailblazer BE A TRAILBLAZER With no introduction necessary, the all-new  65 Sport Yacht joins Sunseeker’s expanding range of next generation yachts with explosive innovation. The SkyHelm, complete with IPS docking joystick, can be used in an upright position for low speed manoeuvring or lowered to fall perfectly into outstretched arms … Continue reading New Sunseeker 65 Sport Yacht Trailblazer

NAVICO acquired by the company BRUSWICK

NAVICO acquired by the company BRUSWICK corp. Brunswick, which owns several boat brands, announces that it has acquired NAVICO (from Norway) for more than $ 1 billion USD. Navico is a major supplier of navigation electronics. From now on, for boaters, this translates into the presence of navigation electronics signed SIMRAD for all Searay and … Continue reading NAVICO acquired by the company BRUSWICK

THE ADVANTAGES of a transaction with ItaYachtsCanada

THE ADVANTAGES of a transaction with ItaYachtsCanada When purchasing a new yacht, in particular an Azimut Yachts through ItaYachtsCanada, you will be able to travel to the United States with the peace of mind of being welcomed in any MarineMax service center should the occasion arise. There is no doubt that you will be in … Continue reading THE ADVANTAGES of a transaction with ItaYachtsCanada

Acquire a boat in the United States, the approach with a experienced broker

Acquire a boat in the United States, the approach with a experienced broker. When you are represented by a broker from itayachtscanada.com Here is how the transaction will take place. Retribution of the broker is free in purchase mode Above all, the retribution of the broker works just as in real estate, in the sense … Continue reading Acquire a boat in the United States, the approach with a experienced broker

Finalists of the Design and Innovation Awards 2021 revealed

Finalists of the Design and Innovation Awards 2021 revealed The BOAT INTERNATIONAL publication is an important player in the industry by publishing news on the yachting industry and in particular with its unique way of awarding prizes to manufacturers who have distinguished themselves during the year with little achievement. communes. Being among the nominees is … Continue reading Finalists of the Design and Innovation Awards 2021 revealed

For a real exploration yacht, let’s check out what’s new from NORDHAVN

A real exploration yacht: NORDHAVN The famous manufacturer NORDHAVN has just announced the production of two new hulls. This is a new N625 and the new N71. They'll no doubt appeal to boaters who want something a little different, yet very rugged, reliable, luxurious, and have can travel a very long distance on a tank … Continue reading For a real exploration yacht, let’s check out what’s new from NORDHAVN

European Power Boat of the year 2021 : Turbocraft Silverfin

European Power Boat of the year 2021 : Turbocraft Silverfin Here is the motorboat of the year in Europe for 2021, it is the 40ft Buehler Turbocraft Silverfin. The story of this boat is unusual. The origin of this boat comes from the United States and its initial version was popularized by a period film … Continue reading European Power Boat of the year 2021 : Turbocraft Silverfin

Trends for American and European manufacturers.

Trends for American and European boat manufacturers Trends of American and European manufacturers. What trends are the American manufacturers following when building boats from 30' to 40' and even some manufacturers, over 42 feet? For discussion purposes, we will take boats that are available (by length) for 2021 from the most active American and European … Continue reading Trends for American and European manufacturers.

What happens when your boat has completed 12 months on Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) Form E29B

What happens when your boat has completed 12 months on Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) Form E29B Brief summary of the E29B:  An owner of a Canadian registered boat has not paid Canadian taxes on his boat, therefore,  navigating in American waters, but who wishes to bring his boat into Canadian territory for winter storage for … Continue reading What happens when your boat has completed 12 months on Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) Form E29B

New center-console concept : HYBRID

New center-console concept : HYBRID N.B. ENGLISH VERSION FOLLOW ASAP. Depuis quelques années, les manufacturiers ont compris que les plaisanciers étaient prêts pour de nouveaux concept. Dans le sud des États-Unis le center-console est roi. C’est un bateau robuste surtout ceux de plus de 35 pi (pour les conditions parfois difficiles de la mer), toujours … Continue reading New center-console concept : HYBRID

Azimut announces a rejuvenation of the Azimut Magellano 66

Azimut announces a rejuvenation of the Azimut Magellano 66 Since the release of the new Magellano 25 Metri and soon the 30 Metri, Azimut now offers us a harmonized version in terms of design of the Magellano 66 strongly inspired by the 25 and 30 Metri. Indeed, this new Azimut Magellano 66 offers a new … Continue reading Azimut announces a rejuvenation of the Azimut Magellano 66

Adding air conditioning to your boat, possible choices …

Adding air conditioning to your boat, possible choices ... Your boat does not have air conditioning and it is an option you would like to add on? If you plan to only require air conditioning at the marina, the dockside power supply will be a simply installation. But, if you are also anchoring on weekends, … Continue reading Adding air conditioning to your boat, possible choices …

How to evaluate the weight of boats in relation to the power of the engines

A guide:  It is very important to pay attention to the weight / engine ratio when buying a boat and especially when considering a larger vessel, such as over 40 feet and in flybridges in particular. A boat needs to have excellent propulsion. More importantly, I would say, more power is better than less and … Continue reading How to evaluate the weight of boats in relation to the power of the engines

Volvo Penta announced an Assisted Docking system for its IPS pod drives.

VOLVO PENTA LAUNCHES INDUSTRY’S FIRST FULLY INTEGRATED ASSISTED DOCKING SYSTEM AT CES Indeed, Volvo is launching today (Jan 11, 2021) its industry's first fully integrated assisted docking system at the CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES). This is a very important advancement for the entire boating industry and the system will be ready next spring.   Below … Continue reading Volvo Penta announced an Assisted Docking system for its IPS pod drives.

Navigate in Europe on your own yacht and visit exceptional marinas.

Navigate in Europe on your own yacht and visit exceptional marinas. Europe is undoubtedly a yachting paradise, especially for those who appreciate the towns and villages near marinas and truly interesting historic places. Indeed, the ports and marinas that are located for the most part near the most famous port cities in Europe are ideal … Continue reading Navigate in Europe on your own yacht and visit exceptional marinas.

Manufacturer ranking (Global order book 2021)

Manufacturer ranking (Global order book 2021) The publication BOAT INTERNATIONAL has just released statistics on the production of yachts over 24 meters. The table of manufacturers for the year 2021 is now known. Unsurprisingly, Italy dominates the standings thanks to the AZIMUT-BENETTI and SANLORENZO group. But it should be mentioned that one important Italian manufacturer … Continue reading Manufacturer ranking (Global order book 2021)