The Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard in Ancona celebrates the launch of
the brand’s first super yacht over 300 GT
Ancona – The great expectations raised by the magnificent Navetta 42 have been rewarded today with her launch at the Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard in Ancona.
The result of a design process that has kept the Product Strategy Committee led by Piero Ferrari, the Group Engineering Department and Studio Zuccon International Project busy for more than two years, the new superyacht projects a vision of the sea expressed by design in motion, sophisticated elegance and extraordinary performance. Continue reading →
Azimut S6 is the second model in the new S generation sports range from Azimut Yachts, featuring the extensive use of carbon for its construction and representing another milestone in the shipyard’s pioneering research and development work. The combination of Carbon Tech and a propulsion system with three Volvo Penta IPS pods puts the yacht at the forefront of technology in its category, with the ability to achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency combined with peerless handling and silent running. S6 will be presented as worldwide premiere at the next Cannes Yachting Festival (September 2018). Continue reading →
UAE-based ENATA Marine, world’s first production foiling yacht, rocked last 2018 Dubai International Boat Show with the world debut of its new FOILER yacht. Now FOILER is ready to wow French Riviera. FOILER – the Flying Yacht – thanks to its revolutionary appeal and futuristic design will have a permanent berth at the Yacht Club de Monaco and in Saint Tropez – this summer, from mid July 2018 where it will be available for sea trials. Strictly upon advanced reservation, we’ll soon inform you about logistic details. Continue reading →
Aiming to tackle one of boating’s most stressful maneuvers – docking – Volvo Penta has revealed an advanced self-docking solution, targeted for launch in 2020.
The Gothenburg, Sweden, stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race was the scene for the unveiling of what could be the most sought-after system in modern boating – Volvo Penta’s self-docking system. In a live demonstration, a 68 ft yacht fitted with the technology skillfully maneuvered itself into the tightest of spaces between two of the Volvo Ocean Race 65 racing yachts.
The unveiling of the pioneering self-docking yacht technology is the latest in Volvo Penta’s ongoing ‘Easy Boating’ philosophy to make boating simple, enjoyable and accessible to more people. At its heart is the joystick-controlled Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS)*, a complete and integrated propulsion system – from the helm station, via the engine, all the way to the propellers. Continue reading →
The new Swift Trawler 47 is as distinctive as ever and she is the ideal boat for boating with family and friends.
With greater room, cruising range and power, the latest member of this legendary Beneteau range proudly boasts its ambition to take you further faster, while offering unique freedom and an incredible feeling of space. Elegant and affordable, the Swift Trawler 47 will make a debut on the international boating scene at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival.
The Swift Trawler 47 is the ideal boat for travelling together with the family, or very comfortably as a couple. She has all the characteristics of a long-distance
cruiser and is simple to use. The result of a collaboration between Beneteau Power and Andreani Design, she is the latest addition to a range that has been tirelessly cruising rivers and seas across the world for 15 years. Both cruising and at anchor, everything is designed to simplify life on board and to enjoy every minute. Continue reading →
Overnight, the TP52 Spookie finished, the sixth boat across the line in the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race, well in front of the other 162 boats still racing. Finishing a full 24 hours after Warrior, Wizard and Proteus, the smaller Spookie recorded a corrected time that was 9 hours astern of Warrior, leaving her in fifth […]
Lighter winds on the racecourse put the clubhouse leaders in a strong position to win their divisions. By John Burnham Five fast race boats between 62 and 88 feet long were docked in Hamilton Harbour, Bermuda, on Monday morning, waiting to see if their smaller competitors would finish fast enough to displace them as the […]
On the third day of the race, Merlin‘s crew is settling into the rhythm of the race, sailing well despite light winds, and getting to know each other. By Chris Museler It’s not unusual to see other competitors sailing across the stretch of sea between Newport and Bermuda. And besides Rambler and a handful of […]