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
New Ferretti 670 – 2018
New Ferretti Yachts 670 Flybridge - 2018 The design of the new Ferretti 670 flybridge yacht was presented at the Boat Show in Düsseldorf (jan 2018). Its many strong points include innovative space planning, which guarantees an exceptional experience. The Ferretti Yachts 670 is the natural heir to the shipyard’s popular 65-footer and manufacturing work … Continue reading New Ferretti 670 – 2018
New Azimut 68 Flybridge 2022
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
New ABSOLUTE YACHTS 60 FLYBRIDGE
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
EVOY, new 150 hp outboard motor completely electric
EVOY, new 150 hp outboard motor completely electric. Here is the EVOY of 150 hp completely electric. But since the writing of this first article many things have changed at EVOY. There is a lot of new stuff at this Norwegian manufacturer. Here is the link to their website. They are also going to … Continue reading EVOY, new 150 hp outboard motor completely electric
Pointers to plan a boat trip from Quebec to Florida
Pointers to plan a boat trip from Quebec to Florida This article underlines the important points to take into consideration when planning a boat trip and hopefully making a good trip an excellent one. From our clients and a number of captains that have shared their experiences with us, we will try to demystify the … Continue reading Pointers to plan a boat trip from Quebec to Florida
Demystifying yacht classification A, B, C, D
N.B. For your information, a more recent article was published on 24 Oct 2022 on the same subject, click here for direct access. Demystifying yacht classification : Class A, B, C and D Since 1998, CE certification is required for all recreational boats entering or being sold in Europe obliging boat manufacturers to respect certain building … Continue reading Demystifying yacht classification A, B, C, D
Ferretti Group new models
Last year the Ferretti Group announced major investments over the next five years in research and developement. In September 2013 Ferretti started it off with the new Pershing 62 at the Cannes Boat Show. At the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show they launched the Ferretti 960 along with the new Ferretti 750 and at the … Continue reading Ferretti Group new models
New Azimut Yacht 53 Flybridge 2021
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
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
New Azimut Yacht VERVE 47
New Azimut Yacht VERVE 47 Azimut Yacht understood that boaters are more and more interested in center console style boats. You will be well served with the new VERVE 47. There is the VERVE 40, and now the family is growing with the new VERVE 47. She will be more powerful with the four MECURY … Continue reading New Azimut Yacht VERVE 47
New Azimut 78 Fly & New Azimut Magellano 25 metri (82 ft)
New Azimut 78 Fly & new Azimut Magellano 25 metre (82 ft) The world's No. 1 shipyard for pleasure yachts, Azimut-Benetti Group has announced the start of the construction of two new yachts. On this day of October 2020, he will be present at the Fort Lauderdale Boat show 2020 edition. New Azimut Magellano 25 … Continue reading New Azimut 78 Fly & New Azimut Magellano 25 metri (82 ft)
New Azimut Grande 25M – 2019
New Azimut Grande 25M - 2019 The famous Italian group, the world leader in the construction of luxury yachts announces this fall the release of a new model from the GRANDE series. Indeed, it will be a 25 meters, that is to say about 85 feet. This size is very popular among boaters around the … Continue reading New Azimut Grande 25M – 2019
New Azimut Magellano 30M (2021)
New Azimut Magellano 30M (2021) THE MAGELLANO COLLECTION: THE PERFECT COMPANION FOR EXPLORING NEW HORIZONS ANNOUNCING THE ARRIVAL OF THE FLAGSHIP OF FLAGSHIPS: THE MAGELLANO 30 METRI Say the name Magellano and you immediately think of long, exhilarating voyages, the thrill of discovering far-flung new destinations and the insatiable desire to explore and constantly push … Continue reading New Azimut Magellano 30M (2021)
Taking delivery of your new yacht in Europe!
Taking delivery of your new yacht in Europe! When we mention that taking delivery of your new or used yacht in Europe is an experience not to be missed, we want you to take us seriously. We have handled these dream deliveries and our clients were thrilled that we insisted. One our clients who … Continue reading Taking delivery of your new yacht in Europe!
Benetti B.Yond 37M
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 Lamborghini 63, limited edition
New Yacht Lamborghini 63, limited edition Automobili Lamborghini and The Italian Sea Group present the worldwide premiere of 'Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63', the Tecnomar fleet's new motor yacht available in a limited edition in reference to Lamborghini's 1963 foundation. Performance, driving pleasure, attention to quality and details, emotions: these are the emotive features combined within … Continue reading New Lamborghini 63, limited edition
New import tax 10% for boats from USA (NOW CABCELLED)
Latest news: May 3, 2019: The Maritime Association of Quebec mentions in a press release that the Canadian government will cancel the 10% surtax on the importation of boats built in the United States. The surcharge will be canceled retroactively to April 30, 2019. For the moment the customs officers continue to apply it since … Continue reading New import tax 10% for boats from USA (NOW CABCELLED)
All about the 10% surtax on boats imported from the United States (NOW CANCELLED)
Latest news: May 3, 2019: The Maritime Association of Quebec mentions in a press release that the Canadian government will cancel the 10% surtax on the importation of boats built in the United States. The surcharge will be canceled retroactively to April 30, 2019. For the moment the customs officers continue to apply it since … Continue reading All about the 10% surtax on boats imported from the United States (NOW CANCELLED)
Boat Show beginning 2022
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 AQUILA 70 POWER CATAMARAN
NEW AQUILA 70 POWER CATAMARAN In addition to the new AQUILA 54, the Power Catamaran manufacturer AQUILA announces the new flagship of the fleet, the AQUILA 70. For the moment, we only have preliminary photos, simulated photos of what will be the interior and exterior of this new large motor catamaran. It must be said … Continue reading NEW AQUILA 70 POWER CATAMARAN
New Ferretti 720 (project for 2019)
New Ferretti 720 for 2019 et next year... New Ferretti Yachts 720 - Project for the Year 2019 and more ... The Ferretti Group announces for 2019 the release of a new flybridge, the Ferretti Yachts 720. This length is prized by almost all manufacturers, and this will not be the first time that … Continue reading New Ferretti 720 (project for 2019)
Fractional Yacht Ownership, FLEX YACHT
FRACTIONAL YACHT OWNERSHIP, FLEX YACHT Become the co-owner of a megayacht through the flexible buying method that allows purchasing a fraction of the vessel. This mode of purchase is already tried, tested and popular with private jets and more often with yachts in Europe. With this method, it will allow you to purchase the megayacht … Continue reading Fractional Yacht Ownership, FLEX YACHT
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.
New SESSA C47
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 LEOPARD 46 POWERCAT
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.
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
X Shore Eelex 8000 electric boat
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
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
New Absolute 48 Coupe
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
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
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
Explorer Yacht ROCK by Evadne
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
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
New Trawler models for 2021
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 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.
2021 SEA RAY Sundancer 370 Outboard
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
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
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
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
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 …
Sales are up for 2020 in the United States.
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.
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.
Catamaran Sunreef 80 Power and Rafael Nadal
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)
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 finalists are … the winner is…
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…
New SUNREEF 60 Power, 70 Power and 100 Power.
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
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
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
The course : Vendée Globe
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 announces new Predator 74 and 74 Sport Yachts XPS limited editions
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
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 Boat Shows for the Year 2021
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
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 100 SUNREEF POWER
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
Overview of new yachts for 2021 (Azimut, Sunseeker, Princess Yachts)
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 using a gyroscope.
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
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
New Princess S66
NEW PRINCESS YACHT S66 There is an undeniable presence about the new S66. Her slender streamlined form somehow also exudes a predatory air. A lightweight deep-V hull delivers on this promise with breath-taking agility up to 38 knots. When at anchor, peacefulness descends onto her generously appointed deck areas, which include a spacious foredeck seating … Continue reading New Princess S66
Azimut, always unique and spectacular … the new Magellano 25M
Azimut, always unique and spectacular ... Here is a preview of the ceremony that the manufacturer Azimut held in Portofino (Italy) during the official presentation of the new Azimut Magellano 25 Metri (25 meters or 82 ft) which took place last March. Click here to watch the video of this unforgettable ceremony. Immortalised in “Love … Continue reading Azimut, always unique and spectacular … the new Magellano 25M
GARMIN : Always stay connected with your boat using ONDECK and ACTIVECAPTAIN.
Always stay connected with your boat, using the system ONDECK and the GARMIN ACTIVECAPTAIN apps. There are several systems on the market that do much the same job, but GARMIN offers an easy to use system with all the important monitoring functions as if you were on board. Thanks to a smart cellphone application, you … Continue reading GARMIN : Always stay connected with your boat using ONDECK and ACTIVECAPTAIN.
The manufacturer SEAKEEPER announces a new gyroscopic stabilizer for small boats.
The manufacturer SEAKEEPER announces a new gyroscopic stabilizer for small boats. (photo above) Here is the SEAKEEPER 1 designed for 23 to 30 ft boats. It is indeed small, compared to other models from the same manufacturer, which allows easy installation almost anywhere in the boat under 30 ft. Importantly, it operates using 12 volts, … Continue reading The manufacturer SEAKEEPER announces a new gyroscopic stabilizer for small boats.
New Mega Yacht Benetti OASIS 40M
New Mega Yacht Benetti OASIS 40M The world No. 1 group for more than 20 consecutive years, i.e. the Italian group Azimut-Benetti announces the release of the new Benetti 40M (133 ft). Following is the preview: Here is the summary from Azimut-Benetti: ENJOY THE SOPHISTICATED, YET INFORMAL, EASY-GOING RHYTHM OF LIFE ON BOARD. LAY BACK … Continue reading New Mega Yacht Benetti OASIS 40M
Mercury Marine Unveils Forward-Facing Drive
Mercury Marine Unveils Forward-Facing Drive. Mercury Marine has launched its Bravo Four S forward-facing stern drive aimed squarely at water sports enthusiasts. The drives will be matched to MerCruiser V6 and V8 gas engines ranging from 250 to 430 hp. In addition, the Fond du Lac, Wis.-based manufacturer has unveiled an updated version of its … Continue reading Mercury Marine Unveils Forward-Facing Drive
Registered boat in Canada
Registered boat in Canada Boaters have a choice of two types of recordings. We are talking about either a pleasure craft license (free) or a registration commonly known as Blue Book (with $ fees). It is Transport Canada that manages boat registrations for both pleasure and commercial vessels. We focus here only on pleasure boats … Continue reading Registered boat in Canada
QUENCH SEA, a compact manual water maker for $ 96 CAD
Quench Sea, a compact manual water maker for $ 96 CAD Here is a real little wonder, a superb invention that has revolutionized the need to drink fresh water when the water available is either salty or unfit for consumption. Here is the device: The Quench Sea is a 1.5 pound machine, it is manually … Continue reading QUENCH SEA, a compact manual water maker for $ 96 CAD
New Sunseeker Predator 55 EVO
New Sunseeker Predator 55 EVO A PERFECT BLEND OF DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY AND CRAFTSMANSHIP. The Predator 55 EVO™ is Sunseeker’s latest technology-led, cutting-edge model, and she promises to be an exceptionally popular model, purposefully engineered to make the heart race. The evolutionary design is emphasised in the Predator 55 EVO™’s superstructure and interior. The notable Sunseeker … Continue reading New Sunseeker Predator 55 EVO
The impact of Covid-19 on the sale boats.
The impact of Covid-19 on the sale of boats. A complete surprise, the Covid-19 boosted boat sales in Canada, especially for Quebec and Ontario. I would say that anything that floats below $ 200,000 and that was in relatively good condition found takers, of course watercraft and small boats were among the first to find … Continue reading The impact of Covid-19 on the sale boats.
30TH Monaco Yacht Show is postponed to september 2021
30TH Monaco Yacht Show is postponed to september 2021 INFORMA MARKETS PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONAL SUPER YACHT SHOW CALENDAR UPDATE 2020/2021 30th Anniversary of Monaco Yacht Show now confirmed for September 2021, with Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on track for late October 2020 London: Over recent weeks, Informa Markets has been in constant discussions … Continue reading 30TH Monaco Yacht Show is postponed to september 2021
New Princess Yacht Y72
New Princess Motor Yacht Y72 Finished to high standards throughout, the all-new Y72s design features are comparable to those of larger Y Class yachts. Her spacious saloon has a sociable layout with a bar area and open plan galley, complemented by a multi-zone Naim audio system. Eight guests are accommodated across four well-appointed en suite … Continue reading New Princess Yacht Y72
New Virtual tour, concept virtual lounge.
THE WORLD IS CHANGING, ITAYACHTSCANADA.COM IS ADAPTING! You like to see boats with total control in order to dwell on the sections that interest you, this is called a real 3D or 360 virtual tour, not a video presentation. New virtual tour, virtual lounge concept. Ita Yachts Canada brokers have created a section that contains … Continue reading New Virtual tour, concept virtual lounge.
Boat Shows to come in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic
Four very important boat shows in 2020! The Monaco Yacht Show (canceled), Cannes Boat Show (canceled), Annapolis Boat Show (canceled) and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will be held this year. Here is the list of boats show still on the schedule : Cannes Boat show : sept 8-13 , 2020 (CANCELED) For the … Continue reading Boat Shows to come in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic
Super yacht “BOLD”, an explorer yacht
Super yacht "BOLD", an explorer yacht Here is an exceptional superyacht, which went into service in 2019. She was built in Australia by Draine owners whom were determined to produce a functional, efficient and durable yacht with intelligent naval architecture. The exaggerated luxury was immediately excluded in order to create a superyacht which can accommodate … Continue reading Super yacht “BOLD”, an explorer yacht
BOAT WARRANTY, ARE THEY ALL IDENTICAL…
BOAT WARRANTIES, ARE THEY ALL THE SAME, WHAT IS IT REALLY ABOUT! In this period of confinement, it is a perfect time for advice and reflection so I draw your attention to the guarantees that are offered when buying a boat built outside of North America. The concept of warranty is a well-established principle for … Continue reading BOAT WARRANTY, ARE THEY ALL IDENTICAL…
The 15 largest fastest yachts in the world …
The 15 largest fastest yachts in the world ... During this period of home confinement, why not be entertained with information about the fastest yachts in the world. Here are the 15 fastest the vast majority being jet powered and some builders add an engine with surface propellers. Note the speed units: 1 kn = … Continue reading The 15 largest fastest yachts in the world …
What to do in case of an emergency while boating…
What to do if an emergency while boating: First, you must stay calm, I know it's easy to say, but only preparation can help you stay calm since you'll know what to do. The people on board need to be aware of the different modes of communication and, above all, how they operate. So before … Continue reading What to do in case of an emergency while boating…
PROPSPEED, all about this very effective treatment …
PROPSPEED, all about this very effective concept ... It is common to see while boats are out of the water in Florida, propellers, shafts, rudders coated with a layer of silicone that gives the appearance of a yellow color, well this is the product PROPSPEED. Here is an article that démystifiés this product and why … Continue reading PROPSPEED, all about this very effective treatment …
The next boat shows in 2020: Palm Beach, Cannes, Montreal, Fort Lauderdale
The next Boat Shows in 2020: Palm Beach International Boat Show, Mai 14-17 POSTPONED Cannes Yachting Festival, from September 8 to 13. CANCELED Montreal In-Water Boat Show, September 11-13 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct 28 to Nov 1 Here are the next must see nautical events if you are a Boat Show lover. … Continue reading The next boat shows in 2020: Palm Beach, Cannes, Montreal, Fort Lauderdale
New Absolute Navetta 64
New Absolute Navetta 64 The Italian shipyard Absolute announces a new hull for the Navetta range. After last year's Absolute Navetta 68, we will be entitled to the new Absolute Navetta 64 model this fall for the Cannes Boat Show, 2020 edition. The great innovation of this model will be the arrival of the concept … Continue reading New Absolute Navetta 64
New Ferretti Yacht 500 and the announcement of the Ferretti Yacht 1000
New Ferretti Yacht 500 and the announcement of the Ferretti Yacht 1000 The Italian Ferretti Group announces the upcoming release of the new Ferretti flybridge 500 and also on the largest Ferretti Yacht in the range with the one that will bear the name of Ferretti Yacht 1000. It will be presented at the next … Continue reading New Ferretti Yacht 500 and the announcement of the Ferretti Yacht 1000
New Pershing 7X
New Pershing 7X - 2020 During the Dusseldorf Boat Show (January 2020), Pershing Yacht, a division of the Ferretti Group, revealed its new Pershing 7X. The Ferretti Group defines it like this: AT THE LIGHT SPEED ... It is strongly inspired by other 8X and 9X models. I'm talking about the famous wings in the … Continue reading New Pershing 7X
Sales statistics for the year 2019 in the United States.
Sales statistics for 2019 in the United States. On the premise. It's always very interesting and informative to follow the large U.S. market in terms of boat sales. The supply is plentiful and prices are always more competitive than in the Canadian market. There are certainly critics of saltwater boats, but as there are here … Continue reading Sales statistics for the year 2019 in the United States.
New Sunseeker Manhattan 55
New Sunseeker Manhattan 55 RELAX. INDULGE. ENTERTAIN Exemplifying the latest in Sunseeker’s exceptional design capabilities, the Manhattan 55 has been meticulously designed to enhance comfort and cruising whilst providing owners with a vast array of social spaces – usually only seen in larger yachts. The exterior styling incorporates unparalleled amounts of curved glass and stainless-steel … Continue reading New Sunseeker Manhattan 55
New environmental standard for yachts with powerful diesel engines
The new environmental standards for diesel engines, mandatory for January 1st, 2021, pose a problem for yacht manufacturers worldwide. The new diesel emission standards promulgated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which will come into force on January 1st, 2021, will make motoryachts over 24 metres (79 ft) both prohibitive and virtually impossible to build … Continue reading New environmental standard for yachts with powerful diesel engines
The boats of the next decade (2020-2030)… the trends…
Boats of the next decade... Trends... What will manufacturers need to do to keep boaters interested in the next few years (2020-2030)? That's a good question, but here's what the industry's leading thinkers predict... In particular, boats will have to get to the speed in terms of communication interface with the boater. The cockpits will … Continue reading The boats of the next decade (2020-2030)… the trends…
Azimut Yachts, world leader for the 20th consecutive year
Azimut Yachts, world leader for the 20th consecutive year In the Italian company’s 50th anniversary year, Azimut|Benetti confirms its place for the 20th time as the world’s leading builder of high-end mega yachts, based on the international Global Order Book 2020 ranking of top yacht builders recently published by the highly-reputed magazine Boat International. The … Continue reading Azimut Yachts, world leader for the 20th consecutive year
Ferretti Custom Line NAVETTA 30
Ferretti Custom Line NAVETTA 30 Ferretti Custom Line NAVETTA 30 The # 2 manufacturer in the world, FerrettiGroup (in Italy) announces the release of the new Navetta 30 from its Custom Line division. The Custom Line division of FerrettiGroup produces megayachts with semi-displacement and semi-planing hulls. The new model Navetta 30 is part of the … Continue reading Ferretti Custom Line NAVETTA 30
Pershing new generation called: TØ N.B. the zero is obliterated by a diagonal to signify a zero. PERSHING TØ The Pershing Yachtyard, which is a division of the Ferretti Group, announces the upcoming release of a new generation of sports yacht in the dimensions of 25 to 40 meters or 82 to 131 feet. This new … Continue reading Pershing TØ
Marquis M42 (2020) Marquis Yacht M42, it was presented at the last Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2019. It is a very original Day Boat. The boater will be able to choose between two modes of propulsion: from two to three outboard motors or shafts (propeller shaft). So you can opt for two or three Mercury … Continue reading Marquis M42