New Power Catamaran Aquila 42

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

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... 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, lithium batteries are … 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

Understanding the Classification of Yachts A, B, C and D

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

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

Cranchi T55 Trawler 2022

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

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.

Catamarans, a dazzling growth…

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…

Winners of the 2022 Motor Boat Awards

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

New Princess Yacht X80 2022

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

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.

New Ferretti 860 Flybridge

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

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.