Capoforte SQ240i Makes World Debut at Boot 2023

PHOTO COURTESY OF CAPOFORTE Capoforte’s first electric model returned for public display at Boot 2023, this time powered by the electric 50kW Molabo ISCAD V50 inboard. At just over 24 feet, the SQ240i can accommodate up to 10 passengers on a hull made with infusion technology, and sports a wide, rounded bow that allows for […]

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WELLCRAFT Announces its Largest Performance Cruiser

PHOTO COURTESY OF WELLCRAFT The newest Performance Cruiser in the WELLCRAFT lineup, the 435 is designed for adventure and all types of weather, and is also the largest WELLCRAFT model yet. Designed by Garroni Studio in Italy and American naval architect Michael Peters, the 44-foot boat responds to tough demands in all types of weather […]

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Persico Zagato 100.2 first look: Performance specialist building first electric boat

Performance boat specialist Persico is set to launch its first all-electric superboat, called the Persico Zagato 100.2 The Sealence waterjet is mounted on a steerable pod for maximum efficiency Designed in collaboration with iconic automotive design house Zagato, the 26ft stunner is built around a revolutionary new steerable electric waterjet pod from Italian start-up Sealence. […]

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The New Sirena Yachts 48

PHOTOS COURTESY OF SIRENA YACHTS Maintaining the same attention to luxurious detailing and functionality as larger models, the new Sirena 48 offers a smaller, 48-foot layout that appeals to younger generations of boat owners. While the first details were revealed at boot Düsseldorf 2023, the first unit will launch at Cannes Yachting Festival 2023 in […]

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Shifting marketing strategies for the year ahead

By Wanda Kenton Smith While some industries took a beating during COVID, many in the outdoor power and marine space were clobbered by unprecedented product demand. While sales and profits spiked, retailers grappled with the challenge of inventory limitations, associated supply chain and manufacturing production slowdowns.    As we venture into 2023, the cycle has […]

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Cigarette To Display 515 Sportboat And More In Miami

With South Florida as its home turf, Cigarette Racing Team always dresses its Miami International Boat Show exhibit to impress—and this year will be no exception. The Opa-Locka-based, custom high-performance powerboat company will showcase a 515 sportboat and two center consoles—a 42 Auroris and a 42 Nighthawk—in the Miami Convention Center during the February 14-19 […]

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New Boat: Solara S310 CW

From the parent company of Ranger Tugs and Cutater comes Solara Boats. Join us as we get a first look at the flagship of this new model line. Solara S310 CW Boat builders have to be equal parts manufacturer and fortune teller. It can take years from the point an initial concept is rendered until […]

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MTI Going With Seven-Boat Fleet For Miami Boat Show

Though the MTI won’t pull the sheet off a new model during the Miami International Boat Show—after all, the Wentzville, Mo., company introduced its 440X catamaran just two months ago—there will be plenty of eye-candy for fans of the brand during the February 15-19 event. The custom high-performance powerboat builder will display V-50 and V-42 […]

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Invictus TT420 to Debut at boot Düsseldorf

PHOTO COURTESY OF INVICTUS YACHTS Invictus Yachts will complete one of its most successful ranges with the world debut of its TT420 at boot Düsseldorf 2023. Boasting the trademark Invictus style, design and performance, the TT420 sports an elegant, streamlined profile that harkens back to the stylistic features of the award-winning TT460. The windshield blends […]

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Tiara Yachts Introduces 48 LE

PHOTO COURTESY OF TIARA YACHTS Tiara Yachts has announced the newest addition to its popular Luxury Express series. The 48 LE will be the largest model in the series, delivering more space and amenities for extended cruises while maintaining the social elements and performance of her smaller sister vessels. “We’ve learned a great deal from […]

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Formula 387 CCF

A real magic carpet ride. by Capt. Tom Serio Usually, I give a final accounting of a yacht I test toward the end of the story. Photos Courtesy of Formula Not today. I’m going to offer my overall impression up front, then give you the proof to substantiate my claim. Okay, here goes: The Formula […]

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Oru Bay ST folding kayak review

Oru Kayaks pioneered origami-style boats – easy-to-transport craft that come flat-packed and fold out into sea-going freedom machines – and the Bay ST is the most versatile of the fleet The Oru Bay ST folding kayak turned many heads at this years Southampton Boat show. I tested it out on the water and here’s what […]

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2023 Axis T235

The T235 produces riding surfaces for all styles and ability levels. Garrett Cortese With the T235, Axis launches a new model in what has become a sweet-spot size segment for watersports boat buyers. The 23-foot-5-inch T235 delivers both the signature Axis styling as well as a high-level of watersports performance.  The T235 boasts room for 16 […]

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AllOY Announces First Electric Recreational Boat With Autonomous Software, Names John Dorton to Board of Directors

PHOTO COURTESY OF AllOY As part of its mission to simplify the boating experience, revolutionary marine-tech company AllOY is delivering autonomous technology and electric power to the recreational boating market with the launch of its first boat. The 28-foot power catamaran will feature an innovative helm system, ultra wide helm screens, joystick control and autonomous […]

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Sunseeker to Premier Superhawk 55

PHOTO COURTESY OF SUNSEEKER Sunseeker’s new Superhawk 55 will have her global premier at boot Düsseldorf in 2023. Following on Sunseeker’s legacy of innovation, the new Superhawk is powered by twin Volvo Penta D11 – IPS 950 engines that deliver a thrilling, wind-in-your-hair speed of 38 knots. “The launch of the Superhawk 55 is exciting […]

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Riviera Launches 46 Sports Motor Yacht

PHOTO COURTESY OF RIVIERA Riviera’s 46 is the newest addition to the Sports Motor Yacht family, which includes the 50, 64, 68 and 72 models. With similar amenities to its larger siblings, the 46 Sports Motor Yacht offers multiple entertaining spaces with a spacious, open design. The open flybridge can accommodate eight guests comfortably and […]

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