New Power catamaran Prestige M8 (65 ft) The Jeanneau-Beneteau group announces for its PRESTIGE division the release of the new M8 catamaran for the next Boat Show in Cannes in the fall of 2023. After the release of the M48 (48.6 ft), Prestige Yachts continues its development plan for its new catamaran division and is … Continue reading New Power catamaran Prestige M8
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
Azimut S7, new configuration for 2023 The manufacturer Azimut wishes to rejuvenate or better update the configuration of its AZIMUT S7 for 2023. It is especially the configuration of the lower deck that shows the biggest change. Indeed, it is the owners' room that changes completely. The three other rooms remain similar to the previous … Continue reading New Azimut S7 in 2023
THE PRICE OF BOATS IN 2023 According to all the economists, we are heading for a recession in 2023, but of what magnitude? What will be the boat market (purchase, resale) in 2023. According to the latest statistics from Wells Fargo, (a major creditor of dealer inventories), sales in the last few months of 2022 … Continue reading The price of boats in 2023
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 Aquila 42 Power Catamaran Prepare yourself—the all-new Aquila 42 Yacht Power Catamaran is on the way. 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 … Continue reading New Power Catamaran Aquila 42
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
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
New stabilization system for boats under 35' developed by SEAKEEPER that is not a gyro. The Seakeeper RIDE, a new active TRIM system, has chosen to use the following name: Vessel Attitude Control System or VACS for Vessel Attitude Control System. Seakeeper didn't want to introduce a system comparable to what is already available, such … Continue reading New Seakeeper Ride
Understanding the Classification of Yachts A, B, C and D: Since 1998, Europe (EEC) classifies yachts according to 4 categories A or B or C or D and this is a law. In order to sell a boat in the large territory of the EEC, it must be classified with a plate that mentions its … Continue reading Understanding the Classification of Yachts A, B, C and D
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
New Sunseeker Predator 65 It was present at the last Cannes Boat Show and it was a sensation. They did a great job on the aesthetic aspect. Everything is of high quality and the innovations are very interesting. Of course, it is always with the SUNSEEKER signature for the sailing qualities, the robustness of the … Continue reading New Sunseeker Predator 65
New Ferretti 580 Flybridge 2023 The Italian FERRETTI Group announces the release of the new 580 Flybridge for 2023. It will be presented for the first time at the Boat Show in Düsseldorf next January (2023). It will be a rare class A (CE) boat again on the market. It will of course include all … Continue reading New Ferretti 580 Flybridge 2023
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.
Absolute 56 Flybridge 2023 Here it is in a big premiere during the Boat Show of Cannes 2022 edition. Really it is very interesting. Many new concepts are present in this yacht, especially the cockpit concept, which is very similar to the new 60 Fly. The well established manufacturers like Azimut or Ferretti have now … Continue reading Absolute 56 Flybridge 2023
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 PODS ZF 4000 model A third pod new propulsion system from ZF with the 4000 model, suitable for large yachts powered by engines up to 1200hp. The new large ZF pod unit has been jointly developed by ZF Marine, Azimut-Benetti Group and Lazzara Yachts. The system has been successfully tested on a 62S from … Continue reading New PODS ZF 4000 model
Sanlorenzo SP110 THE FIRST COUPE BY SANLORENZO. (SP for : SMART PERFORMANCE) First model of the brand new open series by Sanlorenzo, SP110 offers the best performances at the lowest fuel consumption. The water jet propulsion ensures top efficiency and comfort at every speed range and the solar panels supply power to run the hotel … Continue reading Sanlorenzo SP110
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
New Wellcraft 355 It is truly different from anything that has made the Wellcraft name. It's the birth of a new line of Scandinavian style performance cruisers. I must admit that it reminds me of the AXOPAR. The American manufacturer Wellcraft was acquired by the Beneteau Group in 2014. According to preliminary information, it promises … Continue reading New Wellcraft 355
The new Galeon 800 Flybridge The success of this manufacturer is very fast. It must be said that MarineMax has something to do with it. Indeed, when the largest boat seller in the world, we mean here with the largest number of points of sale in the world, so when the MarineMax banner distributes your … Continue reading Galeon 800 Flybridge
New Pershing GTX116 Here is the new project from the Italian manufacturer PERSHING. It is a new range that will be identified as GTX. The first model is the GTX 116. Have to admit that it is a stretch from the PERSHING signature, but this is the time (the 2020's and beyond) to be receptive … Continue reading Pershing GTX 116
New Azimut Grande 26M (85.7 ft) Azimut announces the upcoming release of a new model of the GRANDE (pronounced Grandé) series. The preliminary images are really interesting, but very little information is currently available. Let's hope that the Italian shipyard will be able to present it for the next Monaco Yacht show or for the next … Continue reading New Azimut Grande 26M
New Azimut Grande 36M (115.9 ft) Azimut announces the upcoming release of a new model of the GRANDE (pronounced Grandé) series. The preliminary images are really interesting, but very little information is currently available. Let's hope that the Italian shipyard will be able to present it for the Monaco Yacht show or for the next … Continue reading New Azimut Grande 36M
CRANCHI T55 TRAWLER 2022 The popularity of Trawlers continues and manufacturers are adapting very quickly. The Italian manufacturer Cranchi is also doing it and this new model looks very interesting. Here is the manufacturer's description: The T55 is the largest in the Cranchi Trawler range and is the best representation of the original shuttle idea … Continue reading Cranchi T55 Trawler 2022
New Ferretti Yacht 580 Flybridge This is the new project of the Italian FERRETTI Group. An emblem of modern luxury, the new Ferretti Yachts 580 will feature ideal characteristics for an intimate and comfortable sea experience in perfect Ferretti Yachts style. Scheduled to make its world debut at the Düsseldorf Boat Show in 2023, the … Continue reading New Ferretti Yacht 580 Flybridge
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￼
The new Tiara EX60 Tiara Yachts, which has focused primarily on 34- to 53-foot boats, has just announced a big move: the launch of an EX 60 with inboard motor(s). EX stands for express, expedition, excursion... and maybe even excitement. This flagship heralds a new direction for the Holland, Michigan-based builder, which previously featured only … Continue reading The new Tiara EX60
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 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 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
FAIRLINE Yachts. These yachts are made in the United Kingdom (Great Britain), so the base price of these yachts is in Pounds Sterling (£), resulting in a value much higher than the EURO (€) and of course higher than Canadian or American dollars. Therefore, they will be more expensive than those made in North America … Continue reading The FAIRLINE Yachts
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.
NEW 100% ELECTRIC CATAMARANS A new manufacturer is tackling this market of the future, the electric yachts. We are witnessing an unprecedented development in this sector. But this time, they are catamarans developed by a German firm that is investing in order to take an excellent position in this sector of very large units. We … Continue reading NEW 100% ELECTRIC CATAMARANS
CATAMRANS, A DAZZLING GROWTH... Sunreef N.B. Follow this link for the Sunreef 80 of the famous tennis player NADAL. You had to be at this year's Miami Boat Show (2022) to understand the extraordinary acceleration effect for this category of boat. Lagoon - Lagoon with its impressive stand. - The superb Sunreef 80’ sail. … Continue reading Catamarans, a dazzling growth…
New Absolute Navetta 75 The Italian shipyard Absolute announces the arrival of the new Navetta 75. This new model will eventually replace the Navetta 73 which is getting a bit old. Here is the link to the manufacturer's website about this model Navetta 75. Click here for the new video from manufacturer about this model. … Continue reading Absolute Navetta 75
Here are the 2022 winners of the MOTOR BOAT AWARDS 2022 which took place during a virtual ceremony in January 2022 following the virtual Boat Show which took place from January 6 to 9, 2022 in England. The main sponsor of the event is SLEIPNER. N.B. Further down in this text, you can see all … Continue reading Winners of the 2022 Motor Boat Awards
The 90 Ocean breaks new boundaries and creates a spectacular yacht that boasts a remarkable 20% increase in overall volume and nearly 30% more deck space, thanks not only to her substantial beam but also her upright bow that brings interior volume forward. The spacious Beach Club measuring over 6m x 4m is perfect for … Continue reading Sunseeker 90 Ocean
New Princess X80, 2022 edition. Introducing the all-new Princess X80. Her capabilities for adventure provides the opportunity to explore and cruise further afield than ever before. The beautifully sculpted surfaces and long flowing design lines of the X95 are carried through into her sister ship, the X80. Due to take to the water in Autumn … Continue reading New Princess Yacht X80 2022
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
Supply and demand for boats in 2022. The situation It is easy to see that supply is very low in Canada and has been for several months. Those that are available for sale are taking advantage of the Covid effect, which allows them to maintain a higher price. In fact, when supply is low and demand is … Continue reading Supply and demand for boats in 2022.
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. - 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.
New Ferretti 860 Flybridge Really, it differs from the usual profiles of Ferretti Yachts in this range. It has a very eye-catching, well-balanced and very fluid profile. This range between 80 to 95 ft is highly competitive. The Azimut group, Princess, Sunseeker and without forgetting Sanlorenzo, are developing many new models for this niche but … Continue reading New Ferretti 860 Flybridge
Prestige Yachts announces the arrival of the new series of catamarans which will be called : PRESTIGE M-Line. (M for multi-hull). Here it is, the first of the future series, it is called the Prestige M48. The first model of the series will have a length of 48.6 ft (LOA) and a width of 19.8 … Continue reading M48 Prestige M-Line catamaran
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. 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 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.
Here is the new SESSA C47 The Italian shipyard SESSA has just been reborn with its new Chinese owner. The situation in recent years has been very difficult for SESSA, but it seems that the site will be reborn again. There are hardly any dealers in the United States, only one in Canada, but hopefully … Continue reading New SESSA C47
New ABSOLUTE YACHTS 60 FLYBRIDGE The Italian manufacturer ABSOLUTE continues to produce new models. Here he presents us his new 60 Flybridge and prepares us a new 56 Flybridge which will undoubtedly be strongly inspired by the 60 Fly. Only time will tell us if it will be a success with boaters, without forgetting of … Continue reading New ABSOLUTE YACHTS 60 FLYBRIDGE
New LEOPARD 46 POWERCAT Here is very interesting news for fans of power catamarans, the well-known South African manufacturer Robertson & Caine announces the upcoming release of the Leopard 46 PC, the second catamaran to integrate the new range of Leopard power catamarans. Following in the footsteps of the award-winning Leopard 53 Powercat The new … Continue reading New LEOPARD 46 POWERCAT
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 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 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 Azimut 68 Flybridge 2022 A YACHT FOR THE WORLD WORLDWIDE PREMIERE : CANNES YACHTING FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 2021 A sleek flybridge yacht, made with extensive use of carbon fiber, refined interiors and a clever layout. The new Azimut 68 raises the bar even higher, conceived to capture interest around the world by letting you decide … Continue reading New Azimut 68 Flybridge 2022
X Shore Eelex 8000 electric boat Finally, a high-performance all-electric boat, capable of reaching a speed of over 35kn, with an excellent range of over 100 NM or 185 km (at reduced speed) with an internal battery of 120 KWH. It can be recharged in less than 70 minutes with DC FAST CHARGING equipment or … Continue reading X Shore Eelex 8000 electric boat
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 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 next 2022 Boat Shows here in Canada, the United States and Europe. Here is the link to see the dates of the main Boat Shows around the world for 2022/2023 For the start of 2022 : Toronto Boat show (NOW CANCELLED) scheduled from Friday Jan 21 to Sunday Jan 30, 2022 The famous … Continue reading Boat Show beginning 2022
New ABSOLUTE 48 COUPE The Italian shipyard ABSOLUTE announces for 2022 a new series of coupé yacht (without Flybridge). The first will be presented at the Cannes Boat Show in September 2021 and it will of course be the new 48 Coupé. It will be powered by Volvo IPS 650s but it will have a … Continue reading New Absolute 48 Coupe
NEW RIVA 68 DIABLE – RIVA YACHTS THE NEW TENTATION FROM RIVA YACHTS RIVA 68 DIABLE Riva’s new project is an incomparable open yacht packed with sportiness, innovation and liveability. The project, like all Riva yachts in last 27 years, is an expression of the creative flair of Mauro Micheli, the founder of Officina Italiana … Continue reading New Riva 68 DIABLE
New or used yacht NEW OR USED (PRE-OWNED) YACHT One of the most common dilemmas boaters face, is whether to buy a new or used boat. Having worked in the yacht sales industry for over 20 years, I know this is a complex issue and there is no one answer. There are advantages to both … Continue reading New or used yacht
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. 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 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
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 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
Explorer Yacht ROCK by Evadne ROCK is a design beauty of famous Dutch design company Vripack. Altough she is 24 meters, has 170 m² interior space with 140 m² exterior area. She is able to service 8 guests at the same time and the owner cabine arranged onto main deck with panoramic view big windows. … Continue reading Explorer Yacht ROCK by Evadne
Superyacht NORD Here is the last superyacht to come out of the famous LURSSEN shipyard, it is a superyacht over 465ft, it is now called NORD, during the construction project it was called OPUS. Owned by Russian citizen Alexii Mordashov, the yacht is valued at over $ 500 million USD, it will generate at least … Continue reading Superyacht NORD
Bavaria S45 HT (hard top) Welcome to first class! This is the first comment that you will read on the manufacturer's site, and yes indeed, it is a great success for a 3 stateroom in a 45'. Here is an alternative for those looking for comfort, high sleeping capacity, a large shower and more than … Continue reading Bavaria S45 HT
The success of the new Trawlers, a stable niche for manufacturers and which boaters are increasingly looking to as a possible choice… This category of boat is experiencing more and more noticeable success and the manufacturers have taken note. Proving this is that the major shipyards have redesigned their models to meet customer demand. Grand … Continue reading New Trawler models for 2021
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.
New SEA RAY Sundancer 370 Well-known American manufacturer SEA RAY announces the release (February 18, 2021) of the Sundancer 370 with outboard motors to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the release of the first SUNDANCER model. We have very little information to offer you at the moment, but here is some preliminary: Click here for … Continue reading 2021 SEA RAY Sundancer 370 Outboard
KARBONES diving tanks This mini diving tank is a new revolution to explore the seabed but also to check your propellers, remove ropes entangled in your propellers, inspect your hull, in short, from pleasant to useful... The KARBONES bottle system is fully secure and meets European standards, this small bottle will allow you to dive to … Continue reading KARBONES diving tanks
New Mercury Verado V12-600 hp Huge news for Mercury, a new VERADO V12-600 HP outboard, that's quite a powerhouse! It’s a real revolution for this segment of the market. This new outboard is innovative from every point of view. Easy maintenance, new warranty, new concept. The engine no longer moves when you turn the steering … Continue reading New Mercury Verado V12-600 hp
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 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 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 ... 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 …
Sales are up for 2020 in the United States. Annual sales statistics for the year 2020 are now available. The motor boat segment ends with an increase in sales of around 12.8% compared to 2019, which is fabulous. The Covid-19 effect is decisive in explaining this sharp increase. People have thought about acquiring a boat … Continue reading Sales are up for 2020 in the United States.
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 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. 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.
Catamaran Sunreef 80 Power and Rafael Nadal Famous tennis player Rafael Nadal tells us why he acquired a Sunreef catamaran and his experience as the owner of an 80ft yacht. For his 34th birthday, last June (2020) he treated himself to a superb Sunreef 80 Power valued at over $ 6 million USD. As Sunreef … Continue reading Catamaran Sunreef 80 Power and Rafael Nadal
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)
Motor Boat Awards 2021 ... The list of winners was published on January 19, 2021 and they are mentioned in this article. Here are the announcements made by the MOTOR BOAT & YACHTING publication regarding its list of boats that are likely to receive the coveted MOTOR BOAT OF THE YEAR award in 6 categories. … Continue reading Motor Boat Awards 2021, the finalists are … the winner is…
Benetti B.Yond 37M BEYOND INNOVATION AND EXCLUSIVENESS. CONSTRUCTED TO AMAZE: ABOVE EXPECTATIONS, BEYOND GENERATIONS. REVOLUTIONARY ORGANIZATION OF SPACE AND ECO-FRIENDLY TECHNOLOGY TO ALLOW COMFORTABLE CRUISING WITH A REDUCED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. Here are the words of the creators of this new Mega-Yacht launched this year. Already the first two hulls are sold, we will have to … Continue reading Benetti B.Yond 37M
New Azimut Yacht 53 Flybridge 2021 The need to chase dreams ... A dream has only one condition: LIVE IT. Keep on shaping your dreams on board this brand-new Azimut 53 Fly. This is Azimut's new motto when referring to the new Azimut 53 Flybridge. The images are preliminary, but show for sure a successful … Continue reading New Azimut Yacht 53 Flybridge 2021
New SUNREEF 60 Power, 70 Power and 100 Power. Faced with the undisputed success of the new Sunreef 80 Power, now Sunreef will review or revamp slightly smaller units like the Sunreef 60 and 70 feet and introduce the new 100 Power model. They will be inspired by the same trends as the Sunreef 80 … Continue reading New SUNREEF 60 Power, 70 Power and 100 Power.
New Sunseeker Yachts for 2021 For 2021, two new yachts represent a new approach for Sunseeker. The new Sunseeker 90 Ocean and Sunseeker 100 Yacht which are partly inspired by new trends that are very appreciated by boaters especially the cockpit area and space reserved for dinghy(s). Click here for see the new video of … Continue reading New Sunseeker Yachts for 2021
The SuperYacht of the Year 2020, the winner is PI BOAT WOLRD SUPERYACHT AWARDS 2020 The big winner of the famous NEPTUNE trophy, for the best of the best in the SuperYachts of the Year 2019 category is now known, it is the Super Yacht PI, from the Feadship shipyard located in the Netherlands in … Continue reading The SuperYacht of the Year 2020, the winner is PI
VENDÉE GLOBE, SOLO, NON STOP AND WITHOUT ASSISTANCE. You can follow the race live, the movement of the boats : click here Th complete web site of VENDÉE GLOBE, click here. To date, the Vendée Globe is the greatest sailing race round the world, solo, non-stop and without assistance. The event followed in the wake of … Continue reading The course : Vendée Globe
Sunseeker International announces new Predator 74 and 74 Sport Yachts XPS limited editions (date of this publication by Sunseeker : nov 04, 2020) Sunseeker International has revealed its Predator 74 and 74 Sport Yacht will now be available as an XPS limited edition. Both yachts will feature dramatic new styling and numerous luxurious appointments which … Continue reading Sunseeker announces new Predator 74 and 74 Sport Yachts XPS limited editions
Garmin probe to see deep underwatwer in front of the boat. Here is a very interesting probe for those who want to see what is underwater in front of the boat, so as to avoid a rapid rise of the bottom or a rock, it is called GARMIN Panoptix ™ PS51-TH. Usually the depth sounders give … Continue reading Garmin probe to see deep underwatwer in front of the boat
The next major Boat Show in North America will be Fort Lauderdale and will take place October 27-31, 2021. BOAT SHOW CANNES AUTUMN 2021 The edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival (Cannes boat show) scheduled for this fall 2021 will be from September 7 to 12. The Boat Shows for the beginning of … Continue reading The Boat Shows for the Year 2021
New Superyacht Benetti over 100m, the LANA The new Benetti-built superyacht LANA (107m / 351’05”) is one of the most luxurious superyachts in the world and certainly a new exciting addition to the 100m+ range available worldwide. Delivered in 2020 and exclusively available for luxury yacht charter through Imperial, LANA will be ready to charter … Continue reading New Superyacht Benetti over 100m, the LANA
New SUNREEF 100 Power Catamaran The SUNREEF shipyard never ceases to amaze us with its extraordinary achievements. We recently had the arrival of the new models SUNREEF 60, 70 and the fabulous 80, but here is the new SUNREEF 100, a model which will ignite the enthusiasm of the boaters. It will be available soon … Continue reading New 100 SUNREEF POWER
An overview of the new yachts scheduled for 2021 from the major European manufacturers. At Azimut Yachts, still the world No. 1 after 20 consecutive years, announces several new products for 2021. Azimut has developed a range which approaches the fast trawler which corresponds to the Magellano range. In fact, for several years, Azimut has … Continue reading Overview of new yachts for 2021 (Azimut, Sunseeker, Princess Yachts)
New comfort for customers with SmartGyro, new stabilizer with a gyroscope. Just a reminder to the usefulness of a Gyroscopic type stabilizer on board a boat. This system reduces roll by up to 90% when the boat is at anchor or at low speed (10 kn and less). So, no more nausea (or seasickness) caused … Continue reading New comfort for customers with SmartGyro, new stabilizer using a gyroscope.
New Aquila 54 Power Catamaran The new power catamaran model from Aquila, the Aquila 54 is due to launch in 2020 and we are delighted to share a few images from the design stage that have just been released by the shipyard. Power Catamaran Aquila’s rapid growth and global success has challenged our international design … Continue reading New Aquila 54 Power Catamaran