Team Abu Dhabi’s Torrente Wins First F1H2O Grand Prix In Italy

Following up on his season-opening victory in June in France, Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente extended his lead in the 2022 Union Internationale Motonautique F1H2O World Championship today in San Nazzaro, Italy, with a commanding win in an incident-packed Grand Prix of Regione Emilia Romagna, the first of two races this weekend in Northern Italy. […]

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Inside The Cowes Classic, Offshore Powerboating’s Toughest Endurance Race

The last weekend in August was a great one for veteran offshore powerboat racer Miles Jennings, who is currently competing in the Union Internationale Motonautique Class 1 World Championship Series in the United States with American Alex Pratt in XINSURANCE/Good Boy Vodka, a 52-foot MTI catamaran powered by Mercury Racing 1100 Comp engines. Running Silverline, […]

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Sunseeker Predator 65 review: Purist’s choice handles like a motorbike

Sunseeker’s newest hardtop coupé – the 32nd model to bear the Predator name – faces stiff competition, not least from its year-old near-identical sportsfly twin sister. Both are fabulous. But which one to choose? Agile hull and IPS drives allow just the right amount of lean to feel exciting but not alarming. Photos: Sunseeker and […]

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Four Winns Announces New Twin Hull TH36

PHOTO COURTESY OF FOUR WINNS The new TH36 from Four Winns marks the start of a whole new catamaran range that exudes comfort, casual elegance and timeless design. “At a glance, the all-new outboard catamaran stands out from its peers,” says Martin Meyer, product manager. Drawing inspiration from the brand’s HD series, Italian Garroni Design […]

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Wider Announces Partnership with MarineMax

PHOTO COURTESY OF MARINEMAX MarineMax will serve as the exclusive North American dealer for Italian yacht manufacturer Wider. Five units of the new WiderCat92 in Wider’s catamaran division are already underway and set to be released in 2023 and 24, two of them destined for the American market. “We are thrilled to be working with […]

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20 of the best new boats at the 2022 Southampton Boat Show

We pick out 20 of the best new boats heading to Britain’s biggest boat show, the 2022 Southampton International Boat Show. This weekend will see Mayflower Park reopen its temporary marina for the Southampton International Boat Show, the biggest of its kind in the UK, and there will be dozens of brand new boats waiting […]

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Maxwell Marine appoints Renzetti sales director

Maxwell Marine has appointed Lorenzo Renzetti to the key role of Sales Director from its operations in Italy where he will focus primarily on promoting and selling Maxwell Superyacht equipment and engineering solutions. Maxwell asserts tht strengthening its sales team in Italy will enable it to be even more pro-active towards original equipment manufacturers (OEM) […]

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VETUS appoints new sales manager

VETUS, a global innovation company for complete marine product systems, has appointed Daniele Torretta as sales manager for Northern Italy in a move that will enable it to be even more pro-active with original equipment manufacturers and key clients in this key market. Most recently Sales Manager Marine Pleasure Yacht Sector Italy for Twin Disc […]

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Countdown to Southampton Boat Show 2022: Bluegame BGX60

Could the BGX60 be the model to take the Bluegame brand global? We take a closer look at this intriguing new design ahead of its Southampton Boat Show debut… The bold styling of the Bluegame BGX60 instantly demands your attention The BGX70 was one of the major talking points of the 2019 Cannes Boat Show […]

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Wider Yachts announces partnership with MarineMax

Wider Yachts and MarineMax have recently cemented a partnership, making the American dealer the exclusive North American distributor for Wider’s production line of catamarans. Wider’s catamaran division already has five units of the new WiderCat92 underway, all primed to splash in 2023 and 2024 — two of them for the American market. All of the […]

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From Italy To Los Angeles in a RIB

How much preparation, nerve and fuel does it take for a RIB to cross an ocean? Relive some of toughest challenges and the sweetest moments from adventurer Sergio Davi. “La sfida è sempre con me stesso mai con il mare.” In English, this translates to “the challenge is always with myself, never with the sea.” […]

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Heesen YachtTalk Specials, Season 3, Episode 2

https://www.heesenyachts.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/YTS-SERENA-OK-25082022.mp3 Broadcast from Oss in the Netherlands, the second episode of Heesen’s YachtTalk Specials took place in the builder’s largest dry dock, which had been cleared out to make room for its latest 55-metre steel series, Project Serena. To learn more about Heesen’s bold speculative build programme, presenter Charlotte Kan sat down with Robert Drontmann, […]

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The Best Food to Eat in the North

A Tasty Trip Through the North From pizza to chowder to lobster rolls, rich, flavorful fare calls foodies to this region. The northeastern United States is a perfect illustration of the American melting pot. Every wave of immigration passing through New York’s famed Ellis Island brought with it eager laborers from different cultures and traditions. In the late 19th and […]

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World’s coolest boats: Riva Aquarama is La Dolce Vita on ice

Each month we pick out an iconic boat that can lay claim to the title of world’s coolest boat. This month, we take a closer look at the Riva Aquarama… Ferruccio Lamborghini’s legendary customised Riva Aquarama The history of Riva dates back to 1842, when a storm on Lake Iseo in Italy devastated the local […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Fiart P54

The Fiart P54 name may not be terribly familiar – it’s an Italian acronym for ‘factories for the application of thermo-hardening resins’ – but a start date of 1960 makes Fiart a pretty early adopter of the new-fangled boatbuilding material. The company is based in Baia, near Naples. Designed inside and out by Stephano Pastrovich, […]

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24 of the best new boats at Cannes Yachting Festival 2022

Europe’s biggest on-water boat show returns next month (Sept 6-11), and we’ve picked out the cream of the crop at the 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival. The 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival is almost upon us and once again it promises to be a bumper show, drawing in boat lovers from across the Continent and beyond. In […]

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Best new boats at Cannes 2022

A bumper crop of mono- and multihulls debut at international boat shows this autumn. Toby Hodges, Rupert Holmes and David Harding preview the headliners at Cannes 2022 Hosted every September in the Port of Cannes, the Cannes Yachting Festival is Europe’s biggest on-water boat show, with dozens of world premieres among the line-up. Here’s our […]

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Weekend At Ronnie’s

<!– Event Coverage: Weekend At Ronnie’s –> A Skater catamaran owner of note, Michigan’s Ron Szolack is a man of his word. After producing his tenth Skaterfest in 2021, he vowed never to produce one again. The annual celebration of the iconic catamaran brand based in Douglas, Mich., had simply become more of an organizational […]

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Meet Fratelli Aprea

Legendary Italian Builder Lands on U.S. Shores. Fratelli Aprea is a family company that builds boats with six generations’ worth of knowledge and passion. Fratelli Aprea is a family company that builds boats with six generations’ worth of knowledge and passion. Life on Italy’s legendary Amalfi Coast is all about the sea. Here, the rolling […]

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